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Review: Train to Busan

In my review of Yeon Sang-Ho's Seoul Station from this year's New York Asian Film Festival, I said that I felt it would have been better as a live-action film than it was as an animated one. There was just something about its visu...

 
 
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NYAFF Capsule Review: Seoul Station

At NYAFF 2012, I saw a movie called The King of Pigs. I wanted to like it, but I couldn't get over the atrociously bad translation. It ruined what should have been a very serious dramatic animated film. Seoul Station is also a very ser...

 
 
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The Last of Us movie probably isn't happening any time soon

Two years ago we got word that a The Last of Us movie was in the works, and then nothing, but some rumors on casting and whispers of a table read. Many of us probably forgot about it, shrugging our shoulders as we replayed the remaster...

 
 
 
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Review: Summer Camp

In Resident Evil 4, Leon S. Kennedy is dropped in a Spanish village. He's an all-American hero (by way of Japan), but his enemies don't speak his language. The characters talk, but they speak Spanish.  To a Spanish speaker, this may no...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 6 Recap: "Thank You"

The trouble with The Walking Dead is that when I can't watch it on time, everyone on the Internet sees fit to spoil literally every single event of every episode. You can argue that I should just stay off the Internet when that happens, but...

 
 
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See Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse early and free

The Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse is going to go one of two ways. It will either be a hilarious send up of childhood adventure films or a mediocre raunchy comedy featuring zombies. At the moment I'm leaning towards the latter, ...

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 6 Recap: "JSS"

I missed the start of Walking Dead's sixth season due to familial complications, but after finally getting to watch it sometime later, I didn't regret the missing coverage. You see despite being an hour and a half premiere (as Walking Dead ...

 
 
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Fear the Walking Dead Season Finale Recap: "The Good Man"

Just like with its parent series, Fear the Walking Dead has been experiencing some growing pains within its very short, six episode first season. As the biggest draw, the zombies, took a backseat to a more intimate story of family troubles,...

 
 
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Fear the Walking Dead Season 1 Recap: "Cobalt"

The show's been very confident in its long game. After immediately getting picked up for a second season, I'm sure the showrunners knew they'd have time to build up to a satisfying story. It may have been rough before the Labor Day weekend,...

 
 
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Fear the Walking Dead Season 1 Recap: "Not Fade Away"

I've been one of the many people decrying Fear the Walking Dead's lack of anything interesting to latch on to. It's a slow burn of a show, but was poorly handling why we needed to stick around to see the result. But surprisingly, I may have...

 
 
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Review: Cooties

Zombies are everywhere. Name an object and add zombie or "of the dead" to it, and I guarantee there's a film out there with that title. Bong of the Dead? Exists. Toilet of the Dead? Surprisingly a thing. Redneck or stripper zombies? Been th...

 
 
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Fear the Walking Dead Season 1 Recap: "The Dog"

I stand by what I said last time and believe the Labor Day week off was definitely a death knell for Fear the Walking Dead. Though it needs to finish its six episode season before The Walking Dead premieres next month, it didn't really earn...

 
 
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Fear the Walking Dead Season 1 Recap: "So Close, Yet So Far"

After Fear the Walking Dead's first episode set its slow burning tone for the rest of the season, and thus set it further apart of The Walking Dead's current craziness, it left a lot of folks wanting. Opinions were divided as most folks wer...

 
 
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Fear the Walking Dead Series Premiere Recap: Pilot

It's pretty much guaranteed Fear the Walking Dead's premiere will be compared to The Walking Dead's first episode. While the latter's premiere gave birth to a juggernaut, Fear most likely will be unfavorably, and unfairly, judged in the lon...

 
 
 
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Watch Fear the Walking Dead premiere's opening scene

Regardless of what you think of The Walking Dead, it's become this juggernaut of a thing. I'm not into much anything going on, yet I still park my butt every Sunday and watch it with everyone else. It's the closest we'll ever get to event p...

 
 
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Tribeca Review: Maggie

Maggie is one of the last things you'd expect out of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Abigail Breslin, who plays the title character? Okay. Joely Richardson, who plays Maggie's stepmother? Sure. But not Arnie. Though Maggie's a post-apocalyptic zombi...

 
 
 
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Trailer for Joe Dante's Burying the Ex buries itself deep

Joe Dante has had a string of mediocre films lately. A formerly quirky name in the horror genre, with films like Gremlins and Small Soldiers, but after directing a bunch of television and whatever exactly The Hole was, his directing hasn't...

 
 
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Review: Dead Rising: Watchtower

Videogames have had a rough time in cinema. Since videogames are such an interactive medium, a film adaptation always misses out on the intimacy of player involvement or the videogame's story struggles to find an identity in a new medium. B...

 
 
 
 
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First teaser trailer for Dead Rising: Watchtower

For a film based off the cheesy Dead Rising videogames going straight to Sony's Crackle streaming service, this doesn't look that bad. Doesn't have enough Frank West covering wars though. Dead Rising: Watchtower is available March 27th.&nb...

 
 
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World War Z sequel starting with a clean slate

We here at Flixist actually dug World War Z despite it's horrible third act, which was rewritten and abandoned many of the book's themes to give us a happy ending. Despite all the troubles the movie had it still came out and made $540 ...

 
 
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Here's our first look at Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Did you know there was an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in the works? It's been in development hell for quite some time with a script that's been written and rewritten many times over. But hey, if...

 
 
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Rob Riggle is Frank f**king West

Remember when I told you all that a movie based on the Dead Rising videogame series was in the works for Sony's Crackle digital service? Yeah, I wasn't thrilled about the concept either, but proving movies work in mysterious ways, I'm now e...

 
 
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Zombieland 2 is undead, gets new writer

Last we heard about a sequel to the 2009 film Zombieland, was about two years ago when the kibosh was effectively put on any sequel talk. Then last year talk had begun of a Zombieland TV series for Amazon's Instant Video. But after the pilo...

 
 
 
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Dead Rising movie gets a director

Wait, did we ever get around to telling you all there's a film based on the almost popular Dead Rising videogames in the works? You think we're ready for the zombie parade again? If there's any good zombie idea, it's how Dead Rising has one...

 
 
 
 
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SXSW Review: Doc of the Dead

Zombies are some of the most divisive creatures in the horror genre. They've become such a big entity, the zombie film has grown into a genre all its own complete with multiple variations, multiple looks, and multiple medias. Their influenc...

 
 
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SXSW Review: The Desert

The Desert is a strange beast. A low-budget Argentinian zombie film where the main way money was saved was by having almost no zombies in the film at all. In fact the camera almost never leaves the house the three protagonists are living in...

 
 
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Movie Monday for February 17, 2014

Welcome to an extremely late version of Movie Monday, but it was Presidents day so I knew you would have a super hangover. Be sure to check the links below.

 
 
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Trailer: Zombeavers

So, here's a thing. Zombeavers is an action-packed horror/comedy in which a group of college kids staying at a riverside cabin are menaced by a swarm of deadly zombie beavers. A weekend of sex and debauchery soon turns gruesome as the bea...

 
 
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Dead Snow 2 trailer is all setup and gore

Huh, I didn't know they were making another Dead Snow. Based on what little new footage we have in this trailer for Dead Snow: Red VS Dead (????), it appears our protagonist Martin will be facing off against regular zombies in additio...

 
 
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World War Z The Second gets a director

Award-winning Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona has been confirmed as the director for the upcoming World War Z sequel, says Hollywood Reporter. No date has been announced for the still-untitled follow up, and the search for writers is o...

 
 
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Pet Sematary gets a remake with 28 Weeks Later director

As someone who enjoys the occasional horror film, I don't love seeing original concepts run through the ground over and over again. Sure that's what most of the genre is built on, but I do avoid lots of unnecessary sequels and remakes (alth...

 
 
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Marc Forster won't return to direct World War Zequel

World War Z wasn't the greatest movie ever. Oh, am I supposed to elaborate? Oh well, uh, World War Z wasn't the flop it was expected to be and I guess that earns some praise. The film went on to earn the money necessary (grossing at least $...

 
 




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

 

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"

 
 
 
 
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