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Gossip Girl reboot is official set for HBO Max

HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from the TV juggernaut, has just nabbed a new show. The reboot of the CW series Gossip Girl has been given a straight-to-series order from the network for Max. Joshua Safran, the showrunner for t...

 
 
 
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Review: Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Hey kids, do you remember Sarah Palin? What feels like centuries ago, in the years bordering 2010, the former Alaska governor became something of a firebrand when she ran with John McCain's doomed 2008 presidential bid. The thought of this ...

 
 
 
 
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2019's Emmy nominees include lots of HBO and Netflix shows

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced this year's Emmy nominees and the list sees a lot of HBO and Netflix shows. It seems the rise of streaming services is starting to become too big to ignore because each company is up...

 
 
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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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Taika Waititi to direct Thor 4, Akira film on hold

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Taika Waititi will be returning to the MCU for the follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok. Injecting some much-needed levity and spunk into the Asgardian god, Waititi's turn for the MCU resulted in my personal...

 
 
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Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek will be his last film, if made

A number of oddball headlines make their way through the film news beat, with word about potential ideas and productions being just that and never coming to fruition. The news of Quentin Tarantino making a successful pitch to J.J. Abrams fo...

 
 
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Terence Nance leaves Space Jam 2 over creative differences

If there is one thing that I can promise you about Flixist it is that you will always, always, always be kept up to date on any Space Jam news. In light of that, allow me to tell you that director Terrence Nance is being replaced by Ma...

 
 
 
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Amazon is taking all the Jacks

In 2012, Tom Cruise took a break from his role as a militaristic secret agent to shift into a new role as a militaristic secret agent. As the titular Jack Reacher, Cruise ran, jump, drove, and shot his way in and out of trouble for two film...

 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2012

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. 2012 is unique when looking at the trajectory of t...

 
 
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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach set to write the Barbie film

The upcoming Margot Robbie led/produced Barbie film may be getting quite the writing duo on board. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have been tapped for writing duties on the big screen adapt...

 
 
 
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Ghostbusters 2020 photo confirms casting rumors

It looks like Ghostbusters 2020 has finally settled on a cast. After various reports were claiming which actors would be portraying characters in the film, director Jason Reitman took to Twitter to share a photo of him and the cast on the ...

 
 
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First teaser for The King's Man hits the trenches

Leaning heavily into its World War I era aesthetic, we've got our first look today at The King's Man, the upcoming prequel in the Kingsman spy-action-madness series, adapting Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons' comic books.

 
 
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Spider-Man: Far From Home swings into number one again

It was another good week for Disney at the box office, though, the company doesn't really have bad weeks. They held firm in the top two positions this week with Spider-Man: Far From Home coming in number one at $45.3 million and Toy St...

 
 
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Review: Stuber

It is no secret that I am a fan of wrestlers in movies. I'm also a massive fan of buddy cop movies, which you can learn more about in this weekend's FlixList. So when I found out that former WWE Champion and Guardians of the Galaxy comedy l...

 
 
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Lashana Lynch to reportedly star as 007 in Bond 25

Bond 25 is looking to be quite the shakeup for the long-running franchise. According to multiple sources, Lashana Lynch (known for her role in this year's Captain Marvel) will be starring as 007 for the next James Bond entry. This will mark...

 
 
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Flixist on Youtube- Top 5 Buddy Cop Movies of All-Time

In honor of Stuber, I counted down my five favorite Buddy-Cop movies of all-time. Mel Gibson definitely not make the list and neither did Jackie Chan and Chris Rock! But Michael Bay's directorial brilliance somehow did! Check out the list b...

 
 
 
 
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The Power Rangers is getting another movie reboot

Whether you loved it or hated it, Power Rangers will be back on the big screen. According to the Red Ranger himself, Dacre Montgomery, Hasbro is scrapping what they gave us in 2017 and starting brand new. So just how did this news come abou...

 
 
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New Flintstones animated series in development

Yabba Dabba Doo!! Have we got some good news for you. Ok, I'll stop with the rhyming. Yesterday, exclusive news from Variety revealed that The Flintstones is indeed going to make its way back to TV. Helmed by Elizabeth Banks' Brownstone Pro...

 
 
 
 
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HBO renews Euphoria for a second season

HBO has renewed the Zendaya led series Euphoria for season two. The show, which chronicles the struggles of a drug addict fresh off of rehab, debuted last month and is off to an excellent start. Not content to let this series go by the ways...

 
 
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Madness in the Method marks Jason Mewes' directorical debut

Jason Mewes, famous for his role in the Jay and Silent Bob films, will be premiering his directorial debut Madness in the Method next month. Releasing into select theaters and on-demand on August 2, 2019, the film marks a departure from th...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Crawl

The killer animal film has come a long way since Jaws. These days you've got to have a prehistoric giant shark to even get folks talking about your movie. The thinking is that normal-sized, non-mutated animals just aren't enough anymore, I ...

 
 
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Review: The Farewell

There’s a brief prefatory note in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell that gives viewers an idea of what to expect: “Based on an actual lie.” The film spun out of a 2016 piece Wang recorded for This American Life. I still haven...

 
 
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Ranking the best Pixar movies (and Cars 2 I guess...)

(ED Note: This feature originally ran in June of 2018. It has been updated the include the latest Pixar releases.) I've been a fan of Pixar for most of my life. Whenever Pixar gets around to making a new movie, whether it's an original...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: The Lion King

When I reviewed Disney's live-action remake of The Jungle Book I proclaimed that it was a revolution in digital animation. The uncanny valley had been defeated and we now stood on the precipice  of a new era in CGI, where you stru...

 
 




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Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 

Stuber"The Lyft of buddy cop Uber movies "

 

Crawl"Small spaces"

 

The Farewell"Sad, funny, but most importantly honest"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

Darlin'"Feral and tender"

 

Midsommar"Sumer is Icumen in"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 7 - "Toldja""Everyone is here (and lacking common sense)!"

 

Ophelia"Hamlet 2.0"

 

Maiden"Girls to the front, go rock the boat"

 

Yesterday"Nowhere man"

 

Spider-Man: Far from Home"EuroTrip except with superhero violence instead of sex"

 

The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 

Shaft"Shut cho mouth!"

 

Diamantino"Ignorance is bliss"

 

The Fall of the American Empire"Big ideas, bad ideas, muddled ideas"

 
 
 
 
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