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Review: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Why do we watch movies or read books? Stories are often a form of entertainment, capable of inspiring, enlightening us, , instilling joy, or... terror. There's little you can't do with an open mind and a blank sheet of paper (or a laptop an...

 
 
 
 
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Flixist on YouTube - Top 5 Monster Movies of the 2000s

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is by far the most fun you are going to be able to have at the movies this summer! Why? Because it is basically a battle royale of monsters. It is nonsense, and ridiculous and monsters on monsters on monsters!...

 
 
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Crawl is going to be rated R, thank god

I'm very excited for Alexandre Aja's Crawl. It's been a while since we had an alligator horror movie to be excited about, and Aja's The Hills Have Eyes reboot is one of the very best remakes ever committed to film. The only question that re...

 
 
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Crawl trailer gives us alligator Jaws, and I can't wait

Jaws should have always been about an alligator. This is just a fact. Alligators are gigantic meat-eating monsters that can also walk on land, which makes them about three billion times more dangerous than a dumb shark that you can just st...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jordan Peele's Us trailer weirded out my mom

If you were to tell me five years ago that Jordan Peele was going to be one of the most compelling horror directors in Hollywood and win an Academy Award for his 2017 movie Get Out, I would wonder who you were and why you were asking me su...

 
 
 
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer revels in monsters

I'm sure there's some other stuff going on in Godzilla: King of Monsters because WB is building out a whole cinematic universe thing and that requires humans to be in it and their underlying Monarch subplot to continue, but man does this m...

 
 
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The Dark Universe films, revisited (Fauxclusive)

There was a time during our collective naivete where we all guffawed at the very idea of the Dark Universe—nearly a decade later and with several films in the bank, the fruits of Universal's labors have produced a very different resul...

 
 
 
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer is bananas

I wasn't a huge fan of Jurassic World when it first came out, but I can tell you that I liked that fact that it ended with t-rex, a raptor, and a genetically modified dino fighting it out in an obvious homage to early Hollywood m...

 
 
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Review: Wildling

As we all know, wildlings are people that live north of the wall that the Rangers, or Black Brothers like to kill. Oh, this isn't Game of Thrones? I just thought what with the 7 year wait it must be. In that case ... Wha...

 
 
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Review: Rampage

When you're a child of four, you do everything with your brothers and sisters. You play together, you eat together, you even get haircuts together. And, if one of you is due for a dentist appointment, all of you are. There needs to be an...

 
 
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Vampire Clay trailer showcases the best kind of weird

We got movies with killer tomatoes. We got movies with killer cars. We got movies with killer vaginas and penises. We got movies with killer hair extensions. The film industry has no shortage of creators saying, "I bet this could kill you,"...

 
 
 
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The Jurassic Dead has trailer, zero originality

If you've ever wondered what you'd get if Jurassic World met The Walking Dead and they had a love child born of some sort of maniacal orgy with Duke Nukem, Resident Evil, The Toxic Avenger, and the special effects of Sharktopus, boy a...

 
 
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Check out this wonky-ass monster in Koujin trailer

I'll start by leveling with you here. I don't speak a word of Japanese. This trailer is totally in Japanese. But what's on display here goes beyond language. You have a giant monster (crocodile or maybe a salamander) tearing up shit throug...

 
 
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First Rampage movie images punch their way into existence

The Rampage games were never anything that special. Basically the same thing level after level for more than 100 levels with slight variations as things progressed through the years. But they hold a special place in my heart becau...

 
 
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Universal's Dark Universe has been mummified

Universal's Monster Universe, not-so-lovingly called the Dark Universe, has lots its captains and is on hold.  They had a plan. They really did. Universal didn't have any comic book properties, and they didn't want to risk spending a l...

 
 
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Godzilla anime gets a trailer that animes hard

Godzilla is so hot right now. Not only is he starring in his own cinematic universe, but he's been reborn in Japan as well. Now he's going to be all reborn again with a new anime, Godzilla: Monster Planet. If you check out the trailer you'...

 
 
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Pacific Rim: Uprising is the start of a cinematic universe

If you have a movie franchise these days, even if it isn't that successful, you evidently have to make it a cinematic universe. It's just a rule now. Studios want money and the way to make money these days is assumed to be a cinematic unive...

 
 
 
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Review: The Mummy

Everybody wants a superhero movie universe now. Thanks to Marvel's insane success at stringing together a cinematic comic universe, every movie studio out there wants a piece of the pie. You can't really blame them. Cinematic universes put ...

 
 
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Adam Wingard of Blair Witch to direct Godzilla vs. Kong

Adam Wingard has directed two of my favorite horror films ever, You're Next and The Guest, and while his attempt at making Blair Witch relevant again didn't work out, I'm glad to see him getting more work. However, that works...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Kong: Skull Island

The monster movie is making a comeback. No, not the still-odd-to-me Universal Monster Cinematic Universe. I'm talking giant, city-destroying monsters. And yes, they're getting their own universe. Unbeknownst to us the kick off for that univ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: The Monster

As often as I can, I like to go into films relatively blind. In the case of The Monster, my Facebook feed had been full of friends talking about how stellar the leading performances were and how great it was that they had gone with practica...

 
 
 
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Review: Shin Godzilla

When Gareth Edwards' take on Godzilla failed to light up screens here in the U.S., Godzilla's parent company, Toho, took the reboot as kind of an insult. Vowing to reclaim their famous monster, Toho unveiled a striking new design for the ra...

 
 
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Watch the Kong: Skull Island trailer from San Diego-Comic Con

When Legendary Pictures, the company behind giant monster movies like Godzilla and Pacific Rim, moved King Kong over to Warner Bros in order to have him fight Godzilla eventually, I've been looking forward to the first look at Kong: Skull I...

 
 




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Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

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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"

 

Flixist on YouTube - Movie Reviews in Review (Once Upon a Time..."Can you feel the Quinten Tarintino love tonight? "

 

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Tarantino sure loves movies, doesn't he?"

 

Luz"The creativity of constraint"

 

SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

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

 

Stuber"The Lyft of buddy cop Uber movies "

 

Crawl"Small spaces"

 
 
 
 
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