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Greta trailer reminds us that lonely old women are monsters

One time I found this crumpled black-and-white photo of a dude on the sidewalk, and this old lady started waving at me. She called out that the photo was of her dead husband and it was the most precious thing in the world to her. She wante...

 
 
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Contest: Win this sold out Suspiria poster from Mondo

This contest is a bit out there: Win a Suspiria poster from Mondo! My favorite kinds of giveaways are the ones where we get our greasy hands on something that you can't even buy anymore. Limited edition stuff, exclusives, things n...

 
 
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Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Adaptions are tricky. Any work that is remade will inevitably draw comparison from versions that came before, whether positive or negative. Differences in direction, photography, acting, theming and execution are felt immediately by anyone ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: The Guest

When I saw the first trailer for The Guest I wasn't particularly interested in the film. It looked generic, bland, and seemed like yet another trite thriller that comes out around Halloween for a cheap buck. But like You're Next (writt...

 
 
 
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Review: Coherence

Coherence is part of a genre that will be heretofore referred to as "subtle sci-fi." Mention sci-fi to anyone and they'll think of Star Wars or Star Trek first. And they'll think of those films because that's w...

 
 
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Blood Glacier looks gory, has the best title ever

BLOOD GLACIER. Guys. This movie's called Blood Glacier. I can't believe this exists and can't believe it hasn't already existed. In Blood Glacier, a team of glacial researchers (and their trusty and adorable dog) studying in the German Alp...

 
 
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Enter to win a Veronica Mars DVD and hat!

[This contest is now over! Congratulations to our winner, smurfee mcgee! Thank you to everyone who entered, and be on the lookout for more contests in the near future! -Liz] Attention: Veronica Mars fans! Can't wait to get your hands on the...

 
 
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Trailer: Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here is an Australian murder story from Blue Tongue Films. Starring Joel Edgerton, Nash Edgerton, David Michôd and Spencer Susser as two couples who decide to enjoy a holiday in Cambodia and have a wonderful time... unt...

 
 
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Trailer: Upstream Color

This full trailer for Upstream Color - the anticipated, forthcoming film from director Shane Carruth - seems to give the film a broad sense of transience and fluidity, with hints of violence and unease. A lot of people, including myself, a...

 
 
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Tweet or comment to win a The Collection prize pack!

[This contest is now OVER! Congrats to our winner TehAnt1the1s1s!] Hey ladies and gents! Today we have a special giveaway of a prize-pack for the Saw franchise's blood brother The Collection. All you have to do is retweet this tweet or comm...

 
 
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Teaser: Takashi Miike's Shield of Straw

Well, for those of us who still haven't seen Phoenix Wright there's at least solace in knowing that director Takashi Miike will always have something new to offer. Here's a quick (subtitle-less) teaser for the upcoming Shield of Straw...

 
 
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CIFF Review: The Exam

[Flixist will be attending the 48th Chicago International Film Festival over the next few weeks. Be sure to follow along as we bring you coverage from the longest-running competitive international film festival in the country. You can easil...

 
 
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Trailer: The Last Days

It sure feels like I've been posting a lot foreign language trailers lately. Here we have The Last Days, a film by brothers Alex and David Pastor, and boy does it seem like a neat concept. Here's the synoposis: 2013. A mysterious form of ...

 
 
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Trailer: The Victim

In The Victim, Michael Biehn plays Kyle, a "ruggedly handsome loner" who lives by himself in the woods until one day a "good-time girl" knocks on his door because she is being followed by a killer because she witnessed a violent crime, and...

 
 
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Trailer: The Hole

It's been way too long of a wait to see what the genius Joe Dante, director of Gremlins and Small Soldiers (two of wackiest, yet creepiest films I've ever seen), would cook up next. I'm a huge fan of his odd mix of humor and frighten...

 
 
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Trailer: Passion

There's nothing like suspense with just enough sexy to make me tingly in all of the right places. The fact that it's Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace excites me ten fold alone! Brian De Palma's Passion looks as if it might be a top shelf th...

 
 
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Clip: The Imposter

The Imposter is a documentary about the weird-but-true story of Frédéric Bourdin, a 23 year old Frenchman who convinced a grieving Texas family that he was their 16 year old son that had been missing for three years. The stor...

 
 
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Trailer: Into the White

Into the White is a World War II film about two groups of soldiers from England and Germany, respectively. After they shoot each other down, they find themselves sharing a Norwegian cabin. In order to survive the harsh winter, they mu...

 
 
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Fantastic Fest Review: Sleep Tight

[For the next few weeks Flixist will be covering Fantastic Fest 2011. We'll be bringing you news, reviews, interviews and other pieces of awesome so make sure to come back and check out all the festival has to offer here.] We like to k...

 
 
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Trailer: Intruders

What happens when you mix Clive Owen with Paranormal Activity? Intruders, directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later, The Crow remake), is about Owen's family being attacked by some sort of paranormal figure. However, upon reviewi...

 
 
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The Cult Club: Troll 2 (1990)

The Cult Club is where Flixist's writers expound the virtues of their favorite underground classics, spanning all nations and genres. It is a monthly series of articles looking at what made those films stand out from the pack, as well a...

 
 




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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"

 

The Secret Life of Pets 2"A move with the attention spa... SQUIRREL!"