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Take a listen to Billie Ellish's No Time To Die theme

The announcement of a new James Bond film means one of two things. One, Matt is going to geek out for the foreseeable future about anything and everything Bond related. Second, it means we're going to get a new Bond theme song, which I loo...

 
 
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The 2019 Golden Cages: Best Score

Another year of cinema has passed, which means it's time for our second annual Golden Cages awards, the only end-of-the-year awards program featuring everyone's favorite actor as a screaming statuette! Over the next two weeks leading u...

 
 
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Timothée Chalamet is lacing up his Bob Dylan boots

On a Sunday afternoon in 1965, music lovers enjoying the Newport Folk Festival awaited a solo performance from Bob Dylan, not knowing his overnight change would lead to controversy. Instead of one man with an acoustic guitar and harmonica, ...

 
 
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Sir Elton John really didn't like The Lion King remake

Despite the outcry from many fans, the "live-action" remake of Disney's The Lion King saw a tremendous box office gross to the tune of $1.6 billion worldwide. There's at least one prominent celebrity that wasn't impressed, though. Sir Elton...

 
 
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Review: Metallica: S&M²

Metallica may not have invented the genre of heavy metal, but they certainly popularized it. Blasting onto the scene in the early 80s, the Los Angeles based foursome became legendary in the underground circuit for their bleeding fast riffs,...

 
 
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Metallica: S&M² will have a limited theatrical run

20 years ago, heavy metal legends Metallica teamed up with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra to produce "S&M," a symphonic album of Metallica's original songs. It was a glorious concert that mixed two genres of music many thought we...

 
 
 
 
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Austin Butler cast as Elvis in King of Rock's biopic

I have decided that my niche for Flixist will be complaining about they don't make musicals like they used to these days. I assure you it's not just because I'm a millennial with terrible taste in  music (Hello the 3 people over 60 who...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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SXSW Review: The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash’s impact on music is undeniable. With his stern voice and lyrics reflecting blue-collar life, Cash found a way to blend folk into country, country into pop, and pop into rock. The man felt as comfortable singing in&nb...

 
 
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Review: Who Let the Dogs Out

Who Let the Dogs Out is an hour-long documentary, and yet it feels just as powerful as any longer counterpart. Well, powerful isn't the right word. There's nothing powerful about one man's obsessive dive into the history of one-hit-won...

 
 
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Taron Egerton looks fabulous in Rocketman's newest trailer

Biopics on celebrities might be a bit old hat by now, but you have to admire the dedication to capturing Elton John's persona in Rocketman. Taron Egerton has the look down pat to the point that I'm almost convinced it's Sir Elton, himself. ...

 
 
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Review: Lords of Chaos

Longtime readers of this site will know I've had issues with the biopic genre for a while. I'm a stickler for establishing a theme and feel and following them through the entire movie. The biopic genre a lot of the time seems to forget this...

 
 
 
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We may be getting a Baby Shark movie

For anyone alive with children "Baby Shark" is a song that will never ever ever leave your head. Its catchy beat and easy dance has captured the minds of children everywhere and burrowed deep into their cerebral cortexes so that they beg to...

 
 
 
 
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Hans Zimmer to rock out on Wonder Woman 1984 score

After "retiring" from scoring superhero films after his Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice collaboration with Junkie XL, Hans Zimmer will be returning to the DC universe with Wonder Woman 1984. Expect plenty of electric cello to come. ...

 
 
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Review: Rock Rubber 45s

“Entrepreneur” only begins to describe the life and career of Robert “Bobbito” Garcia. At 50 years old, he’s experienced stints at jobs that people strive for most of their working lives. His life and work ex...

 
 
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Peek behind Freddy Mercury's curtain a new biopic trailer

Bohemian (noun): a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, especially an artist or writer. If ever a word could transition from page and ink to bone and flesh, the above would become Freddy Mercury. The Queen singer ...

 
 
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Tenacious D announced a followup to the Pick of Destiny

The best band ever PERIOD, Tenacious D are currently in the sixth year of their six-year cycle of a new album release and with the imminent release of  Post-Apocalypto some more information is coming out about what the new album w...

 
 
 
 
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John Williams leaving Star Wars after Episode IX

If there is one score that truly defines a movie it is John Williams scores for the Star Wars films. The music is synonymous with the movie in a way almost no other scores are, and he's been doing it over and over for every Star Wars&n...

 
 
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Black Panther soundtrack album now streaming

Though Black Panther is almost within our grasp, with one week out before its US release date, fans of the titular character, lit music, or both can now peruse the soundtrack album on popular streaming sites. Curated by Kendrick Lamar and ...

 
 
 
 
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Danny Elfman will score Justice League now

After Wonder Woman turned out to be so good I was kind of getting my hopes up that Justice League wouldn't actually be a total mess, but things are getting shaken up too much for me not to be worried. Obviously Zack Snyder handing...

 
 
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Stranger Things soundtrack coming out next month on cassette

Continuing the trend of retro for the sake of retro, corporate hipster mecca Urban Outfitters has announced that they will be selling copies of Volume 1 of the soundtrack to the hit show Stranger Things on cassette tape to coincide with the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

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Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

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Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

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The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

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For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 
 
 
 
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