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First teaser for HBO's Deadwood movie rolls into town

The feature film follow-up to David Milch's Deadwood has certainly been a long time coming; here's an article from thirteen years ago if you want to laugh and try to remember where you were. (I was probably in school. Or eating candy. Or w...

 
 
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Review: Dragged Across Concrete

It can be a tricky thing to make a film violent. Is it going to be fun violence? You watch Raiders of the Lost Ark and oh my god that guy was chopped up by plane propellers! But it’s okay because 1. He’s a Nazi, 2. We don’...

 
 
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Motion Pixels: The movies to watch before playing Sekiro

Motion Pixels is a series of haphazard articles hoping to link the passions of gaming and films. Through recommendations, general chicanery, and, sometimes!, analysis our hope is to set you, dear reader, on a path of exploration you might n...

 
 
 
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Review: Ash is Purest White

What is your life going to look like in the future? Who will you be close to, what will you do? I have a tough time picturing what I’m doing for dinner this week, let alone answering those questions. With Ash is Purest White, Chinese ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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X 'gon give it to ya--Dark Phoenix gets a new trailer

The X-Men face their greatest foe yet. Through a series of trials and logistical tribulations, the cosmic balance of their very reality lies uncertain. Charles Xavier, Magneto; the most powerful mutants known to man, moved like pawns in--o...

 
 
 
 
 
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The 2018 Golden Cages: Best Action Movie

Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver the fair, balance...

 
 
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The 2018 Golden Cages: Best "Oh Shit" Moment

Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver the fair, balance...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Birds of Passage

Producing a follow up to 2015's stark Amazonian adventure Embrace of the Serpent must be an unenviable task. Where that film--the first Columbian production to be nominated at the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film--seeps in...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Miss Bala

Action movies have, like anything I suppose, been products of their time. The "action movie tell" comes in the form of the villains. Who's the bad guy? Who's gotta get got?  For awhile it was the Soviets, whether they were invading the...

 
 
 
 
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Resident Evil reportedly set to get a series from Netflix

I don't want to jump on this like a shambling corpse on a meaty limb, but the potential is too good to pass up. A report from Deadline is saying that Netflix will be taking up the reigns of the cinematic side of Resident Evil with an origin...

 
 
 
 
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Motion Pixels: God of War, boy!

Hot off the heels of all the awards in the world (including Destructoid’s own Game of the Year and Community Game of the Year!), 2018’s God of War was a rebirth for a franchise that was never really down, but...

 
 
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Eastern Promises sequel set to start production in 2019

Though hints have been dropped for some time now in the years since David Cronenberg's 2007 gangster film, screenwriter Steven Knight has given some fresh details on his follow up to Eastern Promises, and it sounds as if we won't have to wa...

 
 
 
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Doooomed! DC's Doom Patrol series gets a premiere date

Ah, the holidays. A time for cozying up by the fireplace (if you have a fireplace, use it for me; I'm always cold), sipping some cocoa, and reading some comics. Or, you could cozy up and anticipate all those screen adaptations of your favo...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci has died

As per his publicist, Signor Bertolucci died in his house in Rome at 7:00 Monday morning, following a struggle with cancer. He was 77. The Parma-born director was perhaps best known for his epic The Last Emperor, which detailed the lif...

 
 


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