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Shawn Levy will direct the Uncharted film adaptation

It looks like that Uncharted adaptation is moving forward again. Sony has tapped Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Real Steel) to direct the film from a script by Joe Carnahan (The Grey). Carnahan was at one time attached to direct Uncharted...

 
 
 
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RIP Herschell Gordon Lewis (1929-2016)

Herschell Gordon Lewis, the influential exploitation and horror filmmaker who was nicknamed "The Godfather of Gore", passed away today. He was 87 years old. Born in Pittsburgh in 1929, Lewis would become a legend among gorehounds and splatt...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Great Wall director speaks up about White Washing

Last week the first trailer for The Great Wall dropped, and as it was a movie about China with its lead being not Chinese cries of white washing went up. And it is, of course, white washing. It would make a lot more sense to have a ful...

 
 
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Justin Lin to direct Space Jam 2 with Lebron James

Holy mother of pearl, it's happening. It's really happening. We're about to return to the Jam and Lebron James is coming with us (also Justin Lin). THR is reporting that the basketball star is set to star in the Looney Toons sequel with Lin...

 
 
 
 
 
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RIP Andrzej Zulawski (1940-2016)

Andrzej Zulawski, the Polish director behind cult classics such as Possession and On the Silver Globe, passed away on Wednesday. He was 75 years old. In 2012, BAMcinématek held a retrospective of Zulawski's work titled "Hysterical Ex...

 
 
 
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Guillermo del Toro to helm Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

If you were ever a child at some point the illustrations from the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark haunted your dreams. If you're an adult now they probably still do. The series of books collected some pretty solid horror stories...

 
 
 
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George Miller says he's done making Mad Max movies

Mad Max: Fury Road was one of the best films of 2015. An excellent addition to the loose continuity of the Mad Max series, George Miller essentially gave us a masterclass on the art of the action movie and how you can use visuals to convey ...

 
 
 
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Michael Bay confirms he is back for Transformers 5

Michael Bay has made progressively worse Transfomers  movies since the original film was released and they have made progressively more money. Despite the fact that he's constantly talking about leaving the franchise he has yet to pass...

 
 
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Christopher McQuarrie confirms he's directing M:I 6

One of the bigger surprises in my movie going life is the resurgence of the Mission: Impossible franchise. I could have sworn to you that this thing was dead in the water after the fourth film, but it blazed back into action with M:I -...

 
 
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Nobuhiko Obayashi: The Strange, the Sweet, and the Childlike

The largest retrospective of Nobuhiko Obayashi's work in the United States kicks off tonight at The Japan Society with a screening of House (Hausu). Hausu is Obayashi's best known work in the US, and probably the only one of his films that ...

 
 
 
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Fifty Shades of Grey sequels land director

Fifty Shades of Grey was a really bad movie that featured even worse behind the scenes trouble between the director, Sam Taylor-Johnson, and the book's author, Can't Write Well (possibly not her actual name). That meant that Taylor-Joh...

 
 
 
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Interview: Sam Raimi and Craig DiGregorio (Ash vs. Evil Dead)

It's been nearly 40 years since Sam Raimi directed Within the Woods, the $1,600 horror short that would become The Evil Dead. Decades later, Raimi has returned to the series that kickstarted and defined his career, directing the first episo...

 
 
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Elizabeth Banks to direct Pitch Perfect 3

Pitch Perfect was awesome. Pitch Perfect 2 was a sequel. By rule Pitch Perfect 3 should be one step too far. It's happening anyway because of the money. Anna Kendrick is all in and now it appears that director Elizabeth ...

 
 
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John Woo's next movie will be remake of The Killer

Rumors of John Woo's action classic The Killer getting a U.S. remake (because we'd hate to just watch the original) have been occurring since before Flixist even existed. Directors have been attached and then left, a poster was made, a...

 
 
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Peyton Reed in talks to return for Ant-Man and the Wasp

Despite the fact that Edgar Wright left and crushed everyone's very souls, Ant-Man turned out to be one of the more surprisingly fun films to come from Marvel. It did so well in fact that Marvel actually inserted a sequel into it's alr...

 
 
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David Lynch to co-write a memoir/biography titled Life & Work

The new season of Twin Peaks is currently in production and should be out next year on Showtime. The series (which is basically a very long Twin Peaks movie) will mark a major return by David Lynch, whose last feature film was 2006's Inland...

 
 
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F. Gary Gray in talks to direct Fast & Furious 8

It has been a struggle to find a director for the fast approaching Furious 8. You'd think directors would be chomping at the bit to get their name on one of the biggest franchises in film. Paramount cast a wide net and has decided to enter ...

 
 
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Flash movie nets director/writer Seth Grahame-Smith

The DC cinematic universe has a job to do building up its on screen roster, but they're getting there. One of the next steps is a Flash movie, probably called The Flash. Seth Grahame-Smith is in talks to write and direct the movie. This com...

 
 
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Hunt for Furious 8 director proving challenging

When Furious 7 turned into a massive hit we all probably thought that James Wan would be back to direct for Furious 8, but after the truly stressful shooting thanks to Paul Walker's untimely death the director was allowed to walk away ...

 
 
 
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Darren Aronosfky eyeing Channing Tatum Evel Knievel movie

How do you follow up a bio pic of a man who crammed a bunch of animals into a boat and saved all of them from a drought? Stunts. Darren Aronofsky is in talks to helm a bio-pic about Evel Knievel who is easily the world's most famous daredev...

 
 
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Zack Snyder talks up DC's movie universe, down Marvel's

Zack Snyder has an obscene amount of influence on the future of superhero cinema. Between Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman, and the eventual Justice League movie, he is pretty much single-handedly shaping what the DC filmic galaxy ("cinemat...

 
 
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Why that It remake isn't happening

Cary Fukunaga may be one of the most creative directors working now. Sin Nombre is truly stunning and his work on True Detective made the first season fantastic. However, we still don't know how he'd handle a bigger film, and than...

 
 
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RIP Wes Craven (1939-2015)

Wes Craven, the director of horror classics A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and Scream (1996), passed away this afternoon at age 76. Craven's family announced that the filmmaker died in his home in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer. ...

 
 




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