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An Upfront Honest Review of The Great Gatsby

So a week ago, I got a glimpse at "The Great Gatsby". Didn't watch the full movie back then, tho, as getting up early for a meeting was my main goal that day. And before you start judging me on my obvious lack of film taste, questioning my ...

 
 
 
 

The Future is Looking Pretty Rough!

Many films set in the future display a dark, polluted, overpopulated, social class ruled Earth, which doesn’t actually look very appealing. Below are just a few films set in the near and distant future, that portray a less than idyllic pl...

 
 
 
 

SPECTRE Review

James Bland The first three Daniel Craig James Bond films exist as a kind of trilogy, telling the story of Bond’s evolution from blunt killing machine to suave, super-spy. By the end of Skyfall, Bond was in a recognisable place for the fr...

 
 
 
 

Did you like Captain America 1 or 2 better?

I know this is probabbly the wroung question to be asking here. Both movies are AAA buddget Hollywood at its best. But if you had to sit down and watch one of them over again which one would you rather watch again? Personally I would h...

 
 
 
 
 
 

My Adventure into Film Perversion.

I am a fan of film. I am also a fan of perverse film. I’m such a fan of these things, that I think my compass for what is cinematically perverse or strange may be off, but thats not the problem. The reason I bring this up is beca...

 
 
 
 

Why I LOVE East of Eden

One good brother. One bad.  Elia Kazan's 1955 film, East of Eden, is a masterpiece. Top-notch performances, smooth pacing and flawless shot composition make this my favorite film of all time.  Kazan's status as a great direc...

 
 
 
 

The Flixist XCast 3: X3/Origins: Wolverine

Title:X-Men: The Last Stand Release Date:May 26, 2006 (Theatrical) Director:Brett Ratner Writers:Simon Kinberg and Zak Penn Starring:Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Kelsey Grammer, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Fam...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Flixist XCast 2 Records Tonight

I've tried to write this blog twice in the last 24 hours. Third time's gotta be the charm. Now that the first episode is out of the way (and the reaction has been great), we're moving on to XCast #2! Centered around 2003's X-Men 2, we'll...

 
 
 
 

The Flixist Xmencast Episode I Records Tonight!

After working out the scheduling kinks, we're finally recording the first Xmencast tonight! Are you pumped? I'm pumped. Let's get pumpeder. Tonight we'll be discussing the one that started it all. The first X-Men film starring all those ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Gratuitous Violence and Awkward Silence!

I had no idea what to expect when heading in to the theatre to watch the Ryan Gosling movie Drive. I had heard it was a terrible movie from some less than reputable sources (namely a couple friends with wildly different tastes in film). I w...

 
 
 
 

Post Tenebras Lux

[justify][/justify] Life is cyclical, filled with both blatant and subtle cycles that become manifest as we choose to see them. There are simple ones, simple in that even a young child has a grasp on it: day and night, sleeping and waking,...

 
 
 
 

The (hopefully) everlasting zombie genre

I feel the zombie genre, over the past year or so, has sort of burnt itself out and is starting to slow down, which leaves me disappointed. Despite what people say I will always have a soft spot for the undead; from movies like World War Z,...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Did Ender's Game move too fast?

I haven't read any of the books, but I have a friend who has, and by proxy I was kind of excited to see Ender's Game. Not really knowing what it was all about I went in not knowing what to expect. I was almost immediately blown away by the...

 
 
 
 

Short Film: Monster's First Halloween

Happy Halloween! Here's a short film I put together with some friends over the weekend. I could mention a lot of things that went wrong during our run-and-gun day of production but you know what? I'm very happy with how it turned out. Le...

 
 
 
 

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye

Well, today is my last day at Flixist. It's been a good and packed two-year run, but it's time to get back on track with some personal projects that have been on the backburner for too long. This was a tough decision, but it's the right ...

 
 
 
 

oggy and the cockroaches

Synopsis[edit] The show centers on Oggy, a content, lazy, fat blue cat, who would prefer to spend his days watching television and eating - if not for the three roaches in the household: Joey, Dee Dee and Marky (named after members of the p...

 
 
 
 

Fire in the Sky a Real Story

While browsing the internet a month or so ago I came across some stuff about the movie "Fire in the Sky" (1993). I hadn't seen it since it came out when I was 13, so I went on Netflix and low and behold there it was! The first thing about ...

 
 
 
 

Short Film Sketch - Under My Skin

Some friends and I had a Friday off work so we put this together. I'm really pleased with how it turned out (much better than most of my movies!). I think we're starting to finally get the hang of shooting on DSLR.

 
 
 
 

My Flix in Fest: Proper Steps in Teaneck!

Been a long time since I posted here on the ole' blogs. Longer still than when I posted my film projects. Most of that is because well my fellow crew and I wanted to get into festivals and just posting the short all over the net wouldn't he...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Ckervin

The future is looking pretty rough in these films!

 
 
Ckervin

Well, this one will be interesting!

 
 
Retrofraction

Well super excited to see Hateful Eight sometime soon, but does anyone have and recommendations for some good indie films?

 
 
Niero

Testing Quickposts! You can now leave a short note on Flixist about anything, and continue/convert it to a blog later