A trio of brand new trailers: FREE FIRE, LIVE BY NIGHT and THE PROMISE

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaassss!!! Sorry ehm, now that I got my giddy enthusiasm out of the way… [well just enough so I can actually do a post, ahah] Well if you've visited my blog long enough you'll know how much I've been crushing madly on Sam Riley… and he deserves every bit of my love… and then some. …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + First Look of ‘Queen of Katwe’ + ‘Free Fire’

Happy Wednesday everybody! I'm still high from seeing the first look of my dahling Sam Riley in Ben Wheatley's new movie (more of that below). It's been ages since I see anything new with him on social media… ah the peril of loving an underrated actor. But y'know what they say, you can't choose who …

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My 2016 Oscar recap… in tweets, gifs and clips

Ahhh the morning after… So did you see the telecast last night? I went downstairs to my entertainment room at 6:30 and was hoping the whole thing would just start at 7pm, but heh of course we had to get through all the red carpet stuff first. Someone tweeted that the Oscars is really just …

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The obligatory Oscar predictions post: Who will win & who should win

Well, it's that time of the year again… tax season and the Oscars. We're in fact doing our taxes just before I worked on this post. Both are unavoidable and obligatory, well for most of us blogging/writing about movies anyway. This is the first year I'm actually looking forward to the opening monologue more than the main …

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My Top 10 Picks from Twin Cities Film Fest

Well, it's been almost two weeks since the 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest wrapped. I knew the tough part would be selecting the top 10 and so I took my time posting this. I use the same criteria when selecting my top 10 films from a given year. So when I say ‘top movies’ it’s sort …

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TCFF 2015 Opening Night Recap: A New High doc + Lenny Abrahamson’s ROOM (2015)

Oh what a night! As they do year after year, TCFF 15 opened with a bang… this time with an inspiring, and beautifully-shot documentary A New High! The theater was packed and it's always nice to find snacks waiting on each of our seats at Showplace ICON Theater (thank you KIND Snacks & Chipotle!) I was …

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10 Things I Love about Twin Cities Film Fest!

And so it begins!! In less than 24 hours, the 6th annual Twin Cities Film Fest commences! Starting this Wednesday, we'll have 11 days filled with cinematic festivities... 120+ films of national and international screenings, live musical performances, red carpet galas, cocktail mixers, film panel discussions and all kinds of special events for film lovers to …

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Five for the Fifth: OCTOBER 2015 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. I feel like I just did my Five for the …

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FlixChatter Review: Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s debut Don Jon

My body. My pad. My ride. My family. My church. My boys. My girls. My porn. The film begins with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Jersey-accented voice over as Jon Martello, a New Jersey bartender nicknamed Don Jon by his buddies for his ability to pull '10s' types of girls every weekend at the club. The film starts …

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