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Review: Under the Silver Lake

The fixation with Los Angeles in a lot of films shouldn’t really come as much of a shock. In a city that manufactures dreams and drama, there’s got to be some stories worth telling, right? Hell of an understatement there, van de...

 
 
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Review: LA 92

It's been 25 years since the LA riots, and there are a number of films coming out that revisit this harrowing moment in the country's history. The most high-profile might be Let It Fall: LA from 1982-1992 from John Ridley, screenwriter of 1...

 
 
 
 
 
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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone may star in La La Land

It seems baby-papa, Ryan Gosling, and all-around-charmer, Emma Stone can't keep their hands off each other, with Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad behind them, they are now in talks to star in Damien Chazelle's next movie, La La Land.&...

 
 
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New Ghostbusters 30th anniversary art revealed

As we previously reported, the Los Angeles based pop culture art gallery Gallery 1988 will be putting on a Ghostbusters 30th anniversary traveling art show over the next few months with four stops: LA, NY, Chicago and the San Diego Comic Co...

 
 
 
 
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Art Book: Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art 2

Over the past few years,  no other name in the art world has become quite as synonymous with excellent popular culture art as Los Angeles' Gallery 1988 and their annual show, Crazy 4 Cult. The show encompasses virtually every cult mo...

 
 
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An interview with Jensen Karp of Gallery 1988

If you know about pop culture art, then you know Jensen Karp. Co-owner, co-curator and co-founder of the Los Angeles based Gallery 1988, Karp and the other half of G1988, Katie Cromwell, have spent the last (almost) decade creating one of t...

 
 
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See The Internship early and free

What?! Passes for a screening in some other location than Washington, DC? Damn straight. Now if you live on the west coast (LA specifically) you can check out The Internship as well. Don't worry DC folks we've got you covered too. Soon...

 
 
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LA: Street Food Cinema kicks off this Saturday

Food + movies = me likey. Street Food Cinema brings outdoor movie screenings together with various food trucks in the LA area. If I still lived on the left coast, I'd probably likey. Street Food Cinema kicks off this Saturday at Exposition ...

 
 
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Artist creates gorgeous and unofficial movie posters

A Los Angeles based artist who goes by the name Midnight Marauder has been quietly pumping out some incredible, unofficial movie posters over the last few years. Midnight Marauder (let's call him/her MM) seems to be inspired by a mix of old...

 
 
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Trailer: Filly Brown

The unexpected death of Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera was a shock to many, but now her first film debut has a chance to be seen posthumously. Filly Brown tells the story of a young woman who has a natural talent for hip hop and quic...

 
 
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Rated G: Justin White's Galllery 1988 show

Today /Film landed an awesome exclusive from artist Justin White. His first solo art show, Rated G, opens at Gallery 1988 Melrose this Friday. The work turns some of your favorite movies and TV into benign, at times adorable, animation. Som...

 
 
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KAFFLA Centerpiece: LA Riots 2012

[This week, we will be covering the the First Annual Korean American Film Festival Los Angeles, which will be taking place at the Korean Cultural Center LA from August 9th through the 11th. For all of our coverage, head here.] The other day...

 
 
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End of Watch releases stateside September 21st

In order to avoid competition during its original release weekend of September 28th, End of Watch is getting bumped up a week to September 21st, 2012. Since I was going to see both Looper and End of Watch anyway, it's pretty great that...

 
 
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Director's cut of Nightbreed screening in LA & Chicago

If you're a fellow Clive Barker fan, you've likely heard about the restoration of Nightbreed, the 1990 adaptation of his novel Cabal. The theatrical release of the film was severely cut by the studio, and the resulting movie was still good,...

 
 
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LA amigos: See Casa De Mi Padre for free!

Okay, friends of Flixist in the LA area. Here's a great opportunity to check out Casa De Mi Padre a day early and free. Yes, we mean the Spanish-language action-comedy with Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, and Genesis Ro...

 
 
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UPDATED: Clint Mansell playing live shows at Largo in LA

[UPDATE: Due to popular demand, a third live show has been added on Friday, April 6th.] You guys and gals in LA are in for a treat. Clint Mansell is playing two intimate live shows in April at the Largo. The shows coincide with the release ...

 
 
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LA friends: see The Grey for free and early

We all know just how incredibly awesome The Grey looks. It's Liam Neeson using a particular set of skill that make him a nightmare to hungry arctic wolves. One such skill: making Wolverine-like claws out of broken bottles which are tap...

 
 
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The Artist set to go on tour with a live orchestra(!!!)

I really liked The Artist. Far from my favorite movie of the year, but it's great, and everybody should see it. However, only those living in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Brussels, London, or Geneva will get to see the "definitive" ve...

 
 
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LA friends: see The Sitter for free and early

Gofobo.com has hooked us up once again with 25 tickets to an awesome movie. This time around its The Sitter starring Jonah Hill and a bunch of kids. This might be your last chance to see Jonah Hill on the big screen as a fat guy so you bett...

 
 
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LA friends: Catch The Descendants early for free!

Once again, we've got an awesome opportunity to our friends and neighbors living in Los Angeles. After the cut, we've got a code for Gofobo.com to catch an early, free screening of Alexander Payne's new movie starring George Clooney, The De...

 
 




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Crawl"Small spaces"

 

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Darlin'"Feral and tender"

 

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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!"