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South Park gets renewed through 2022

It'll likely be a surprise to no one, but Comedy Central has renewed the edgy, satire-laden comedy series South Park through 2022. Once the most shocking show on TV, South Park has remained a source of comedy gold for over two decades. Crea...

 
 
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Review: One Cut of the Dead

One of my favorite things about low-budget filmmaking is that when you see the strings, when you feel the quirks and inconsistencies that haven't been edited, re-shot, or focus-grouped away you get to see the people within the movie. You se...

 
 
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Contest: The Dead Don't Die, and neither do our giveaways

Today's contest sees the dead rise again in a Blu-ray copy of The Dead Don't Die. Man, zombies just don't die. I mean, they do kinda, but I meant the zombie genre. In both movies and gaming it's still going pretty strong, despite being...

 
 
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Review: Satanic Panic

Most horror films try to spread the idea that your average devil worshiper is some basement-dwelling white dude who lives off-the-grid, has no income of his own, and is repellent to anyone with half a brain unfortunate enough to land anywhe...

 
 
 
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Review: Clownado

Clownado, a movie entirely based on some lazy wordplay, found the most surefire way to get my undivided attention. What can I say? I'm a man of simple pleasures. This low-budget slice of horror/comedy has the added pleasure of conjuring in ...

 
 
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One Cut of the Dead wants you to skip its own trailer

Doing a movie in a single take is all the rage these days, so we should have all assumed that someone would make a zombie movie using that same hook. And so here we are with One Cut of the Dead, the Birdman of zombie movies--except this lo...

 
 
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Review: Ready or Not

It's very rare for me to actually be excited by horror films. For whatever reason, my suspension of disbelief just doesn't work in that setting. Watching a character get chased by some demonic/psychotic killer doesn't fill me with dread bec...

 
 
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Review: The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

My brother and I loved The Amazing Johnathan growing up. The stand-up comedian/magician specialized in oddball sleight of hand and strange props, and we’d often imitate the bit where he sticks a straw into his ear, pulls it out his mo...

 
 
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Review: Where'd You Go, Bernadette

There's something exhilarating and befuddling in the structure to so many Richard Linklater films, at least to me. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, the American independent's latest feature, is certainly based upon the 2012 novel of the same nam...

 
 
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Review: Good Boys

Good Boys has, since its initial trailer landed, been touted as Superbad with younger kids. A film that uses comedy to address an awkward transition in life. Here it's the movement from childhood to teenager instead of teenager to...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: The VelociPastor

The VelociPastor is the kind of movie where despite knowing for a fact that it could never live up to its title, you still soldier ahead hoping against hope that you can tell people that they need to see The VelociPastor. You want to name d...

 
 
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Review: Nekrotronic

Despite its blasts of gore and streaks of profanity, Nekrotronic has a pure straight-to-cable energy. Its central conceit of demons attempting to use an app game to infect all the world's souls is cute and novel, the sort of idea that netwo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Silicon Valley's final season is coming this fall

For five seasons, the core crew of Pied Piper has seen more than its share of ups and downs. Nervous doctor visits and schmoozing investors to stay afloat often coincided with threats of court hearings and production pivots. Through it all,...

 
 
 
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SXSW Review: The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of  Self-Defense is the kind of film that continually evolves from the moment you start watching it. Actually, it probably starts changing even before that. Its plot description belies its actuality and even if you've seen dire...

 
 
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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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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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Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters nabs a few more cast members

According to a new report from Variety, sources have confirmed that Celeste O'Connor and Logan Kim have signed on to join Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters. Both have been cast in undefined roles for the film. The two will join Paul Rudd, Carrie...

 
 
 
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Richard Curtis teases Blackadder reunion special

The possibility of a Blackadder revival has been on the table for a while, but this week Richard Curtis has revived speculation by mentioning a ‘gorgeous’ reunion between frontmen Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson. We should al...

 
 
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Review: Yesterday

Let's play a game. Head around the Internet and count up how many Beatles song puns there are as headlines or subheaders for reviews of the movie Yesterday. I mean, I went with one, obviously, and the few other reviews my peepers have lande...

 
 
 
 
 
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Bo Burnham: comedy in the age of anxiety

There is something undeniably addictive about Bo Burnham’s work, and watching Eighth Grade only deepened my appreciation for him. He intrigues and saddens me in equal measure because he’s prodigiously gifted. How can one person,...

 
 
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Review: Toy Story 4

There's an old adage within Pixar, that the prestigious animated studio wouldn't make sequels unless they had "better stories" than the originals. Ever since Cars 2 followed up a homely and relatable classic with espionage plots and literal...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Men in Black: International

As a franchise, Men in Black feels like it has justified its continued existence within the sphere of pop culture. Launching hot off the heels of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Will Smith was a star, and Tommy Lee Jones' Agent K was the gruff...

 
 
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Review: The Dead Don't Die

Jim Jarmusch has had a long career of making use of dry wit and observation. In the '80s his debut feature Stranger Than Paradise was an indie darling for its deconstructive technique (it broke the line!) and laconic humor. His career since...

 
 




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One Cut of the Dead"Heart-felt brain munching"

 

IT Chapter Two"But are there vomiting turtles?"

 

Satanic Panic"Always tip your drivers"

 

The Peanut Butter Falcon"Who doesn't like Mark Twain?"

 

Artik"The evils of murder and whiskey"

 

Clownado"Cyclownin' around"

 

Ready or Not"Let's play a game"

 

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 

The VelociPastor"Not to be confused with The TriceraCops"

 

Nekrotronic"Pokemon GHOST"

 

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Season 3)"Space is warped and time is bendable"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episodes 12-13 - "The..."No one in this show is allowed to be happy"

 

Fast &Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw"Enough fist bumps to put you into a bro coma"

 
 
 
 
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