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  Watch Video Putting on his dirtiest hat and donning his best non-inebriated Jackson Maine voice, Shia LaBeouf returns to the big screen in a modern day version of a Mark Twain story. A small town outlaw on the run, LaBeouf's Tyler cross...   read

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The Bill & Ted train is on a roll. With Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter set to reprise their roles as the bodacious buds, the film’s villain is now set. Fresh off an excellent season two of HBO’s Barry, Anthony...   read

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Review: Changeland

  Watch Video “The question you gotta answer is...you wanna fight for it or not?” This is posited within the first five minutes of Seth Green’s Changeland, and it’s one being asked both externally and internally thr...   read
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In the land of comic books, few can maintain television viewership. Such is the fate of Syfy's Deadly Class and Happy!, both gritty books of heroes without capes. Deadly Class focused on Marcus, a homeless teen recr...   read

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  Watch Video For six years straight, vehicles designed and made by Enzo Ferrari dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A grueling race around an eight-and-a-half mile track with speeds reaching over 200 miles-per-hour, the race was initially...   read

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Reshooting scenes from a movie isn’t an uncommon practice, and it’s especially not uncommon in comedy and action films. Actors and directors spend days and weeks and months putting written word into observable act...   read

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For nearly eight decades, an eternal struggle has existed between two immortal beings. One a mouse and the other a cat, the two were created with the intention of thwarting the other while causing a massive disrupt. We don't ...   read
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Where others have failed, AMC has triumphed. The theater chain’s movie subscription service has not only increased in members, but has also turned a profit. How unthinkable! The service—$19.95 a month for 3 movies a week—has hit 785,000 members and the company estimates around $2.3 million in profit based on the current count.   read

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  Watch Video There are some companies who thrive in subscription based services. Cord cutters rebel against traditional cable companies and instead opt for Netflix or Hulu of Amazon or HBO or Showtime or...you get the idea. Beyond enter...   read
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  Watch Video While the focus may be on a larger scale film that's been building for over a decade, Chadwick Boseman's non-Marvel film released its first trailer. 21 Bridges sees the actor trade his Vibranium suit for a blue oxford a...   read

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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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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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