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  Watch Video It’s been a rough season for LeBron James. His Lakers missed the playoffs by a wide margin (this will be the first time since the 2004-05 season that James won’t appear in the postseason), and now his Space J...   read
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  Watch Video HBO gave us not one, but two Game of Thrones teasers over the past 48 hours as the countdown towards the final season marches onward. In less than two weeks the final season begins, but for now, let’s dive into the two new teasers.   read

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Review: Screwball

  Watch Video America’s national pastime was in a tight spot in the late nineties. Coming off a strike during the 1994-95 season, attendance and viewership were low and Major League Baseball was concerned. Then, like a couple of cape...   read
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  Watch Video Johnny Cash’s impact on music is undeniable. With his stern voice and lyrics reflecting blue-collar life, Cash found a way to blend folk into country, country into pop, and pop into rock. The man felt as comfortabl...   read

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At some point in our lives, we’ve aspired to be our heroes. I can’t tell you how many times while playing backyard baseball I’d turn my hat backward and take a long, swooping swing a la Ken Griffey Jr. But n...   read
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In Adopt a Highway, Ethan Hawke plays recently released convict trying to find his way in a world that’s changed drastically since his incarceration over twenty years earlier. An ounce of weed and California’...   read
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Frances Ferguson is bored. She’s a 25-year-old substitute teacher with a dead marriage and a mother who is just as annoyed with her daughter as her daughter is with her. One day at school, she meets a student and, as dr...   read
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In 1992, an aspiring filmmaker spent a month as a lab rat in exchange for a $7,000 paycheck. He flipped that check into El Mariachi and from there Robert Rodriguez’s career took off. Now, 25 years since the fi...   read
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  Watch Video “If I talk about it, it gets better” That’s what Conrad Roy III said about his social anxiety. Speaking to his computer in a self-prescribed therapy session, Roy laid his feelings bare. At the age of 18, he ...   read

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  Watch Video There’s something to be said for working hard to achieve goals. It’s what makes successful people successful, according to the barrage of "How To" articles that circulate on a regular basis. Tunnel vision and depr...   read

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  Watch Video As if the itch for Game of Thrones wasn’t bad enough, HBO (finally) dropped the first trailer for the final season. In all honesty, the premium cable channel probably wouldn’t have needed to release anything given...   read

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  Watch Video A long, long time ago, way back in 2017, Netflix acquired the rights for Martin Scorsese's new gangster movie surrounding the death of Jimmy Hoffa. The film reunites Scorsese with Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, an...   read

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  Watch Video Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver th...   read

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It's been ten years since Columbus gave out his rules of survival. Ten years since Wichita and Little Rock got to act like kids again, if only for a short time. Ten years since Tallahassee bit into The World's Last Twinkie an...   read
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Last month, it was confirmed that Scott Derrickson would be returning to direct Doctor Strange 2, and now the original’s writer is back as well. C. Robert Cargill is confirmed for the next go-round, rejoining Derricks...   read

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  Watch Video In Don’t Come Back from the Moon, the men are gone. Surrounded by desolation in a town that has been left behind, the patriarchal leaders treat their responsibilities in kind. Whether it’s to find work or to sta...   read
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  Watch Video In a matter of four (hopefully short) months, the new season of Game of Thrones will premiere. To help sate the hungry appetites, HBO has released a new teaser for fans and theorists to drool over.  In the past, th...   read
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In 2017, Jordan Peele hit a moonshot with his directorial debut with horror psycho-thriller Get Out. Up to then, Peele was viewed as a comedy guru with his time on Key & Peele and Keanu before dropping a surprising horror movie that was both entertaining while making potent points towards society in America. All through the eyes of a young man and some somnolent tapping on a teacup.   read

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Review: Bird Box

  Watch Video One of the scariest, most anticipatory parts of a thriller (or horror) movie is what the evil itself looks like. Signs left the imagination running wild until M. Night Shyamalan made the extraterrestrial visitors visible late...   read
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  Watch Video In 1987, Reagan was president, the war on drugs was failing (and now there’s one that hasn’t failed), while the airwaves rang out with The Clash’s electric frenzy and The Cure’s synth-full coos. ...   read
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At New York Comic Con, fans got their first look at a teaser trailer for the new season of American Gods, but a definitive release date for the sophomore season was withheld until a future date. That future date is now. ...   read
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When I was a kid, I had a Nintendo Entertainment System. I played so many games and wasted so many breaths on corroded cartridges it's since become a nostalgic memory that makes this cartoon hilarious: Art by Jake Likes Onions   read
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  Watch Video Every November a movement occurs in which people raise funds to help support those battling cancer by not shaving. There's No-Shave November where folks are encouraged to put down the razor and instead donate t...   read
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News surrounding the Game of Thrones prequel had been sparse since the pilot was ordered but as the final season of the megahit nears, revelations of the new endeavor have become almost quotidian.  We know Naomi Watts is set to lead. We know it will take place thousands of years before the current timeline. We know there's not a lot to know.   read

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Last spring, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal took on actor Ken Jeong in a rap battle of mismatched proportions. Shaq isn't shy on a mic by any means, and Jeong got a few good licks on the big man, including a dig on K...   read

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We know for sure that there is one Game of Thrones prequel in pilot mode, with four (4!) others in the works (none of which include Dunk and Egg or Robert’s Rebellion for reasons known only to George himself, but that...   read

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After spending some quality time with an old friend in Halloween, Jamie Lee Curtis is ready to dive into her next role, confirming she'll be joining Rian Johnson’s Knives Out. The cast is already an impressive one, as C...   read

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In the continuous wake of the James Gunn exit from the MCU, Disney has confirmed that production for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has been pushed back to February of 2021. As the search for a new director--and pot...   read
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  Watch Video There's no denying the greatness of Alan Moore's Watchmen. The 1987 story took a dark look at the superhero realm, filled it with riotous prerogatives and semi-retired heroes forced into a choice of underground vigilante or c...   read

 

About Nick Hersheyone of us since 5:31 PM on 02.07.2018

Nick watches Top Gun on a monthly basis to help keep life balanced. He also enjoys snowboarding, concerts, sports, traveling, and video games. He's currently reading through the Dark Tower series and now considers himself a modern day Gunslinger even if no one else does.

Find his tepid takes on Twitter @nickhershey33
 
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