Vacation Review

Next Stop, Walley World!

The Griswold family is back at it! We’re all familiar with the iconic knee-slapper, National Lampoon’s Vacation where Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen Griswold (Beverly D’Angelo) take their children on a road trip to a fictional theme park. However, this time it’s the next generation taking on the infamous road trip in the Warner Brothers comedy, Vacation. Now grown up, Rusty Griswold (Ed

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All New to FlixFling

This Week's Must-Sees

Hitting theaters today, as well as FlixFling, comes the Magnolia Pictures film Entertainment. Featured as one of our FridayFlix picks this week, this surreal comedy follows a comedian, played by Gregg Turkington, through the California desert in search of his estranged daughter. Along the way he tries to restore his career, keeping in mind the big Hollywood performance he was promised. Next on our

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Tangerine Review

The World Can Be A Cruel Place

It’s Christmas Eve and Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) has just been released from jail. Tangerine opens on Sin-Dee and her friend, Alexandra (Mya Taylor), catching up in an old-fashioned donut shop. After plenty of girl talk and giggles, Alexandra spills the news that Sin-Dee’s boyfriend and pimp, Chester (James Ransone) has moved on.  Outraged, Sin-Dee sets out across Hollywood to

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Best of Enemies Review

Buckley vs. Vidal

In the summer of 1968 television news changed forever. While CBS and NBC fought for first place in ratings, ABC news was ranked last and in third place. As the political-convention season came closer, ABC knew they needed a gimmick to increase popularity for their network. The leading light of the new conservative movement, William F. Buckley Jr., and leftist novelist, Gore Vidal, were

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Gotham Independent Film Awards

Indie Film Lovers Unite!

The 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards nominations were announced this past week and FlixFling could not be more excited!  We’re pleased to say that a number of these nominated films and performances are featured on our website.  A group of twenty critics, writers, and programmers engaged in deciding the Gotham Awards nominations and the ceremony will take place on November 30th. While the

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Experimenter Review

Obedience to Authority 

If you’re familiar with the social psychologist, Stanley Milgram, you will definitely want to see this week’s FridayFlix pick, Experimenter, starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder! Experimenter follows the true story of Milgram’s controversial studies of authority, conformity, obedience, and consciousness. Milgram, played by peter Sarsgaard, created a controversial parallel between his experiments and the Holocaust.  His experiments observed how the average person would

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The Last Shift Review

Fear The Ones Left Behind

Although Halloween is still a few weeks away, FlixFling has already gotten into the spirit of thrills and suspense. This FridayFlix we’re featuring our newest horror movie from Magnolia Pictures, The Last Shift. Rookie police officer Jessica Loren, played by Juliana Harvaky from “The Walking Dead”, is assigned the very last shift at a police station that is about to shut down. 

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Exclusive Promotional Pricing

What's Hot on FlixFling

This FridayFlix we’ve got something extra special for our FlixFling viewers! In celebration of The Walk, the hot new drama, hitting theaters this past Wednesday we’ve reduced the price of the inspirational documentary, Man On Wire, on FlixFling. Set in 1974, the film gives you an inside look at Philippe Petit’s story of how he danced on a wire illegally rigged between New

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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Review

American Funny Business

Most Americans are familiar with the hit comedy series, Saturday Night Live, but did you know that much of its initial success comes from the publication and production company, National Lampoon? Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon is the documentary that takes us back to the 70’s and into the world of how the original humor magazine began. Director Douglas

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Coming Next Week

There's Something for Everyone!

If you don’t have any plans for next week, FlixFling has got you covered. We’ve dedicated this FridayFlix to letting our users know what to look forward to within the next few days! Beginning on Tuesday, we will be featuring two sought after Warner Brothers films, San Andreas and Magic Mike XXL, that you must see ASAP. Ladies, grab the popcorn and your

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Turbo Kid Review

Into the Future of Yesteryear 

FlixFling is proud to announce our new partnership with the studio, Epic Pictures Group! To celebrate our excitement, we’ve chosen the Epic Pictures’ action sci-fi film, Turbo Kid, as this week’s FridayFlix choice. Set in the post-apocalyptic year of 1997, this retro movie will take any fan of 80’s action films on a nostalgic adventure. The film follows an orphaned teenager (Munro

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Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine Review

Bold. Brilliant. Brutal.

This Labor Day weekend, tune into FlixFling and check out the premiere of this week’s FridayFlix film, Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. While most people assume Mr. Jobs’s magnificent products must reflect his personality, this documentary will open your eyes to a different side of one of the most successful geniuses to date. Renowned documentarian, Alex Gibney digs deeper into the way

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Entourage Review

Dream Large, Live Larger

After 8 seasons of the award-winning HBO series Entourage came to end, director Doug Ellin wanted to create a film that reunited the bromance. The 96-minute feature follows the four main characters: movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his best friends Eric (Kevin Connolly), Turtle (Jerry Ferrara), and Johnny (Kevin Dillon) as they create their “epic” film, Hyde. While the guys seem

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Iris Review

"More is More and Less is a Bore" -Iris Apfel  

Legendary documentarian Albert Maysles (director of Grey Gardens and Gimme Shelter) pairs with the creative and witty style icon, Iris Apfel to create this week’s FridayFlix, Iris. More than just a fashion film, the documentary digs deeper into Iris’s creative mind and how she has inspired people for decades. After revisiting Iris and her business partner/husband’s (Carl

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Mad Max Review

The Future Belongs to the Mad

In Mad Max: Fury Road, the fourth installment of the famed Mad Max franchise, director George Miller brings us back to his iconic, post-apocalyptic world. In an existence devoid of law and order, an aging dictator and the team of minions he has assembled regulate earth’s few remaining resources. Housed at the Citadel, Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne) and his army hoard

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CineFest Channel

Brand New to FlixFling!

Looking for a collection full of cult classics and critically acclaimed movies? Then look no further than FlixFling’s brand new channel, CineFest! We’ve gathered hundreds of titles from the festival circuit just for you at the low price of $4.99 per month. Take a look at some of our favorite choices below for an exclusive peek at what CineFest has to offer.

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White God Review

Nature is Biting Back

Actions speak louder than words in this week’s FridayFlix pick, White God, as we follow the heart wrenching drama of Man VS. Beast. Once Lili (Zsofia Psotta) is forced to abandon her mixed-breed dog, Hagen, these best friends begin a threatening journey back to each other. Hagen must survive the streets, his new master that trains him only to kill, and cruel animal

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Emmy Awards Nominees

Drum Roll Please!

In honor of the 67th Emmy Awards nominations being announced, FlixFling would like to invite you to check out some of our favorite nominees in this week’s featured FridayFlix picks! First on the list is Christina Hendricks, better known as Man Men‘s fierce Joan Harris, who has been nominated this year for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.”  After watching her performance in

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Mid-summer Madness

Don't Miss any Action this Summer!  

Heat up your summer with a few action-packed picks this week on FlixFling. First is Run All Night featuring Liam Neeson and Joel Kinnaman. This story follows a group of gang members with a past that may affect their entire future and family. This is a must see for all Liam Neeson fans! Our next three films are from FlixFling’s Warriors & Gangsters

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The Wolfpack & The Perfect Shot Review

Two Is Always Better Than One

This week on FlixFling, we’re seeing double! Not one, but two, stunning new documentaries from Magnolia Pictures are featured as our FridayFlix movie picks. First up is the acclaimed feature, The Wolfpack, the Grand Jury Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival from first time director, Crystal Moselle. The film follows the seven Angulo brothers, isolated from society

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Independence Day

Celebrate the Holiday with FlixFling!

As the barbecues, fireworks, and family parties wear you out this July 4th, FlixFling has got you covered for those moments when you just want to relax. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite films to celebrate the gift of freedom!

If you still haven’t seen American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood, check out the true story of the most lethal

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Ex Machina Review

Every Action has it's Consequence

From the writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine comes Ex Machina, the slick and futuristic thriller from first time director, Alex Garland. Skillful programmer at a large Internet search company, Caleb Smith (Domnhall Gleeson), wins a weeklong trip to a secluded mountain estate occupied by his arrogant, yet brilliant CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Nathan immediately gets down to business and

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Father’s Day

Celebrate Father's Day with FlixFling!

Check out some of Dad’s favorites on FlixFling this Father’s Day! With movies ranging from classic comedies to action-packed thrillers, there’s something for every special man to enjoy on this big day. Beginning with one of the most wellknown films, explore the fascinating and violent underworld of New York’s Mafia families in GoodFellas, starring Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, and Joe Pesci.

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While We’re Young Review

Life Never Gets Old

Everything old is new again in this week’s FridayFlix movie pick, the quirky adult comedy, While We’re Young. The newest dramedy from indie darling, A24, While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a forty-something, childless couple grappling with the realities of New York City adulthood. Documentary filmmaker, Josh (Stiller), is struggling to complete his latest venture-10 years in the making-when

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Run All Night Review

Loyalty vs. Revenge

One day the gang members and evil enemies around the world may learn that Liam Neeson always does what it takes to protect his family. However, in the meantime his character, Jimmy Conlon, must keep his estranged son, Mike Conlon (Joel Kinnaman), safe from his mobster past in this week’s FridayFlix, Run All Night. One night, New York City limo driver Mike finds himself in

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Results Review

They're All Going to Feel it in the Morning

Making its debut in theaters today, Magnolia Pictures’ relationship comedy, Results, is also available on FlixFling! The film follows Trevor (Guy Pearce) and Kat (Cobie Smulders), a team of feisty and dedicated personal trainers with a romantic past, and their arrogant client, Danny (Kevin Corrigan). Recently divorced, bitterly depressed, and newly rich from his mother’s inheritance, Danny pays

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Slow West Review

Wanted: Dead or Alive  

As studio A24’s new western thriller, Slow West, is released in theaters today, we invite you to join us in watching the movie on FlixFling! Set in Colorado in the 19th century, Slow West follows Jay (Kodi Smit-McPhee), a young Scottish boy, as he searches on horseback to find Rose (Caren Pistorius), the woman he loves. Silas (Michael Fassbender), the mysterious and cynical

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Jupiter Ascending Review

Expand Your Universe  

From the creators of The Matrix triology comes the science fiction epic adventure film, Jupiter Ascending, starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum. Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) was born under a star-filled sky with signs predicting that she was destined for greatness. As she grows up, she realizes her life is far from what was expected until a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, Caine (Channing Tatum),

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New to FlixFling

Our Newest releases this May!

Well-known Hollywood actors, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Will Poulter, and Emma Roberts star in this week’s hilarious FridayFlix, We’re The Millers. It all begins when the small-time pot dealer, David (Sudeikis), gets his cash and stash stolen. After getting in trouble with his supplier, he must go to Mexico and smuggle pot across the border. David recruits his neighbors, a stripper named

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American Sniper Review

The Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. History

This week’s FridayFlix features one of the most controversial movies of the year, American Sniper. The true story follows Bradley Cooper’s character, Chris Kyle, through his four brutal tours in the Iraq war, as he becomes the most lethal sniper in U.S. History. Viewers first meet Chris Kyle as he aims his rifle at a mother and child who plan

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Earth Day

Celebrate Mother Nature with FlixFling!

Today, April 22, 2015, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and FlixFling could not be more thrilled to celebrate by shedding light on movies that help create awareness!

Watch the inspiring documentary Femme Women Healing the World that celebrates women around the world actively transforming and healing our global society. Topics such as religion, science, history, politics, and entertainment are

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The Dead Lands Review

Where the Warrior Spirit was Born

This week’s Friday Flix features an action-packed film that explores the unique culture of the Maori tribe. Set in pre-colonial New Zealand, The Dead Lands follows a young boy, Hongi, seeking revenge after his tribe and father were brutally murdered. Greatly outnumbered by a tribe of vicious savages, Hongi must enter the forbidden Dead Lands in hopes of killing Wirepa, the leader of

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DOX Channel

Art Imitating Life

What better way to celebrate Spring than with the arrival of FlixFling’s brand new DOX channel? Along with the Monsters & Nightmares and Warriors & Gangsters channels, this will be our third channel that we have successfully launched with Magnolia Pictures. Featuring some of Magnolia’s best documentaries, ranging from shockingly informational to purely entertaining, the DOX channel is available to users for the low

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Cut Bank Review

Small Town Secrets Best known for his FX episodes of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, “Mad Men”, and “Fargo”, director Matt Shakman’s featured FridayFlix, Cut Bank, is a quirky thriller set in the rural town of Cut Bank, Montana. The film follows Dwayne McLaren (Liam Hemsworth), a young man who is desperate to begin a new life in California with his beauty-queen girlfriend, Cassandra (Teresa Palmer). After “accidentally” catching a murder on Read More

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies Review

The Final Installment This weekend, join FlixFling in experiencing the final installment of the worldwide, Hobbit phenomenon. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies completes director Peter Jackson’s visionary trilogy, capping off a series that has been popular with audiences and critics alike. Now that the dwarves of Lonely Mountain have successfully fended off the evil dragon, Smaug, they must prepare for yet another test of will. Unable to consolidate power amongst their allies, Read More

The Wrecking Crew Review

Behind The Music This week, FlixFling’s Friday Flix pick celebrates the art of collaboration in music. The music documentary, The Wrecking Crew, offers insight into those who’ve worked tirelessly behind the scenes to write, compose, and record some of the most famous songs of the 1960s and 70s. Affectionately called “The Wrecking Crew” for their unusual and uninhibited style, the group was comprised of about 20 odd musicians, many of who Read More

A Most Violent Year Review

New York State of Mind New to FlixFling this week is the crime drama, A Most Violent Year, the latest feature from writer-director J.C. Chandor. Set in New York City in 1981, the film follows Columbian immigrant Abel Morales and wife, Anna, as they try to keep their oil heating business afloat amidst a tumultuous and violent market. The embodiment of the American Dream, Abel strives to maintain an upright and Read More

Serena Review

Love, Lust, and Greed in the Great Depression Watch it now before itʼs in theaters! Celebrate Hollywood’s favorite onscreen duo, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, in their newest release, Serena. From award winning director Susanne Bier comes the tragic love story of George Pemberton, a 1920s timber baron, and his beautiful, yet troubled wife Serena. Setting up camp in the Carolinas, the blissfully wedded pair is determined to expand their logging Read More

Inherent Vice Review

Far Out, Man From the singular mind of acclaimed writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson comes this week’s FridayFlix pick, Inherent Vice. Set in 1970s Los Angeles, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix as Larry “Doc” Sportello, an eccentric detective searching for his missing ex-girlfriend, Shasta. In piecing together the clues of Shasta’s disappearance, Doc comes across a variety of interesting characters, each one leading him closer and closer to uncovering the mystery of Read More

The 87th Annual Academy Awards

And The Award Goes To... This Sunday, February 22, 2015, marks the 87th annual Academy Awards ceremony, a night when film lovers from all over the world celebrate the most significant, powerful, and entertaining movies the year’s had to offer. Featured in this week’s newsletter is FlixFling’s newest addition to the Warner Bros. Collection, The Judge. The film features this year’s oldest Oscar nominee, Robert Duvall, in a standout supporting role. Also noticed Read More

Life Itself Review

"I was born inside the movie of my life...I don't remember how I got into the movie, but it continues to entertain me." Every once and a while, a documentary film comes along that offers audiences a glimpse into the life of a truly extraordinary and enduring public figure. Thus is the case with Life Itself, the story of the professional and personal life of the late film critic, Roger Ebert. Arguably Read More

Annabelle Review

Before there was The Conjuring, there was Annabelle... Looking for a few thrills and chills this cold, winter weekend? Look no further than our latest Warner Bros. release, Annabelle. A prequel to the 2013 hit, The Conjuring, Annabelle tells the story of a young couple and the horrifying, supernatural presence that’s haunting them. When we first meet John and Mia, they seem to be the picture perfect couple. With a baby Read More

The Good Lie Review

  "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." Featured this week on the blog is one of our latest and greatest Warner Bros. titles, The Good Lie. Starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon and featuring standout performances from real Sudanese refugees, The Good Lie recounts the story of the Lost Boys of Sudan, a group of young refugees who fled their home country Read More

Laggies Review

Growing Up or Giving Up? Celebrate the trials and triumphs of young adulthood with this week’s FridayFlix movie pick, Laggies. Starring Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell and up-and-comer Chloe Grace Moretz, Laggies follows Megan, a good-natured yet wandering twenty-something on the brink of a quarter life crisis. Struggling to find a fulfilling job and fit in with her cookie cutter girlfriends, Megan grows increasingly weary of the life she’s chose. When her Read More

NEW Magnolia Channels

Magnolia Madness! This week, the FlixFling Team is proud to announce its newest collaboration with independent powerhouse, Magnolia Pictures. With the help of our partners at Magnolia, we’ve added two new collections to our growing list of specially curated subscription channels: “Monsters & Nightmares” and “Warriors & Gangsters.” Both feature top content from Magnolia pictures, the former with a focus on horror, thriller, and suspense, and the latter featuring action-adventure and Read More

FREE Warner Bros. Movie On Us!

Watch Yourself A Merry Little Movie! In the spirit of the holiday season, FlixFling is offering users a free Warner Bros. rental to redeem by the end of the year! Use the code, FFWBFREE, to access any of our premium movies from the Warner Bros collection. Grab the family and settle in for some Christmas-themed laughs with, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Elf or check out some of our most popular movie Read More

This Is Where I Leave You Review

Putting the "Fun" in Dysfunctional As families gather 'round to celebrate this holiday season, the FlixFling team brings you the year’s ultimate tale of family togetherness. This Is Where I Leave You, the family dramedy based off the best-selling novel of the same name, follows the somewhat dysfunctional, yet very endearing Altman family as they reunite to sit shiva for their recently deceased patriarch. At the center of the story is Read More

J.K. Rowling & The Harry Potter Film Series

The Woman Behind the Magic This week, as we shine our spotlight on the entire Harry Potter film series, we take a look at the woman behind the worldwide phenomenon: J.K. Rowling. After enduring a series of hardships in her adult life, Rowling published in 1997 the first installment in what was to become the best selling book series of all time. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone quickly became a Read More

Tusk Review

Utterly Bizarre and Weirdly Compelling Twenty years after the release of his breakout comedy, Clerks, beloved cult director Kevin Smith has done it again, this time with the quirky, horror-comedy, Tusk. Sporting his signature blend of irreverent humor and literary references with a touch of gore, Tusk tells the story of successful, schmoozy podcaster Wallace Bryton. Wallace’s search for the perfect story leads him to a remote home in Manitoba, Canada, inhabited by the Read More

The Legendary Batman

Batman to Birdman As the entertainment industry’s illustrious award season approaches, all of Hollywood is clamoring to rate and review the best films of the year. Among the top contenders for the 2014-2015 seasons is Birdman, the mesmerizing genre-hybrid film from acclaimed director, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. Featuring an all-star cast, mind-bending camera work and cinematography, Inarritu’s latest has been generating all kinds of buzz. Paramount to the film’s success is leading man, Read More

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger Review

Most Wanted A thrilling documentary chronicling Boston’s most notorious gangster, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger follows the rise and fall of James “Whitey” Bulger as he enacts his decades long reign of terror on the New England city.  A prominent figure in the world of organized crime throughout the 1970s and 80s, Whitey was involved in countless homicides, drug distribution rings, racketeering, money laundering and extortion. What Read More

Life Partners Review

Three's A Crowd...Or Is It? This week’s pick brings us a heartwarming, candid story of female friendship not often explored on the silver screen. Life Partners follows Sasha, an outgoing lesbian living a “Peter Pan” lifestyle, and Paige, a level headed heterosexual lawyer with a penchant for always being right. Though their differences are significant, the two have been the best of friends since either one can remember. Nearing the age of Read More

Halloween: The Original Thriller

This Halloween, HE's coming for you! Staying in this all hallows eve? No night of fright is complete without a viewing the 1978 cult-classic film, Halloween. Directed by horror favorite, John Carpenter, and starring a then-unknown Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween tells the story of an escaped psychiatric patient hell-bent on revenge. The masked man known as Michael Meyers returns to his hometown of Haddonfield to stalk his next set of victims, teenaged Laurie and Read More

Zombie Frenzy

Lions, Tigers and Zombies, Oh My! In honor of the recent Season 5 premier of AMC Network’s hit, The Walking Dead, the FlixFling team is dedicating this Friday to all things zombie! With its reach spanning from movies and television to video games and graphic novels, the zombie phenomenon has undoubtedly taken over the entertainment industry. Replacing the long overplayed vampire theme, the living dead and their “hunters” have now become Read More

Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut Review: A Look at Lars von Trier

Controversial and Mesmerizing

Lars von Trier has been known to shock his audiences with controversial topics and oddities in his films. His reputation has been seen as a director that creates complex and brilliant roles for women to portray that leads them towards career-defining performances. Ambitious female roles has always been von Trier’s point of interest if you recall some of his past films: Bjork in Dancer in the

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Life After Beth Review

Death Becomes Her Proving that anything zombie-related continues to dominate Hollywood, the newly released comedy from A24, Life After Beth, tells the story of Beth, a recently deceased 20-something who’s sudden “resurrection” begins to wreak havoc on her boyfriend and parents. In his directorial debut, Jeff Baena presents the theme of the undead in a new light, adding the comedic element of adolescent love to the mix. The result is a Read More

Obvious Child Review

This year’s most captivating romantic comedy is anything but Obvious The brainchild of writer-director, Gillian Robespierre, Obvious Child tells the story of Donna Stern, a late twenty-something stand-up comedienne with a bohemian sensibility and quirky sense of humor. After getting dumped by her less-than-sympathetic boyfriend and losing her job at a local bookstore, Donna stumbles into a drunken, one-night stand with handsome, well coiffed stranger, Max. When she discovers weeks later that she’s pregnant, Donna Read More

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Bilbo Baggin's Journey Continues The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second film in the famed trilogy from visionary director Peter Jackson, is this week’s FridayFlix feature. Picking up where the first Hobbit adventure left off, Smaug follows Bilbo Baggins as he unites with wizard Gandalf the Grey and exiled dwarf king, Thorin, to recapture the land of Lonely Mountain from the evil dragon, Smaug. Bilbo, this time with the magical Read More

Back to School

School's in session!   It’s back to school season and we’re celebrating by featuring four of our most spirited films. First is Frat Brothers, a story of two brothers torn apart by Fraternity allegiances. Tanner Hall, starring Hollywood starlet Rooney Mara, is a stirring drama that takes audiences into the world of a small New England boarding school and the teenage girls who inhabit it. Our third pick, Authors Anonymous, features Kaley Read More

The Rover Review

Pearce and Pattinson: The Formidable Duo

This week’s FridayFlix piece, The Rover, is the much buzzed about follow-up from Animal Kingdom’s acclaimed director, David Michôd. Set against the landscape of an economically blighted Australian outback, the film follows wandering loner, Eric, as he treks across the terrain in search of his stolen car. Along the way he picks up a wounded Rey, the younger, intellectually stunted brother

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FlixFling Does the Ice Bucket Challenge!

A message from FlixFling CEO, Thomas Ashley... My great friend Brad Heffler and I would like to thank those who nominated us for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and in turn nominate Star Lotta, Robert Marcin, Jeff Cuban, Tori Heffler, Jason Heffler, Josh Heffler and the FlixFling staff for the Ice Bucket Challenge. As many of you, know cancer has devastated my family, but because of great institutions like the Abramson Read More

The Significance of Horror Sequels

Sequels can really be a hit or miss, and are very rarely better than they’re predecessor. However, there are some Hollywood gems that break this stigma and exceed the original. A prime example of a sequel that is better than the original is V/H/S 2, the found-footage anthology of terrifying installments from various directors. Although the first film was revolutionary for the horror genre, providing plenty of original

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Rage Review

Die-hard fans rejoice, Nicolas Cage is back.

In Rage, action film favorite Nicolas Cage takes on the familiar, yet gripping role of Paul Maguire, a former Mafioso turned legitimate businessman. Paul’s carefully cultivated life as a loving husband and father is thrown off balance when his teenage daughter is mysteriously murdered. Suspecting the involvement of a Russian rival gang, Maguire rounds up his old crew and sets out

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Locke Review

Locke hits the acceleration. Hard.

Locke, a stirring drama from director Steven Knight, captures an unusually tumultuous moment in the life of hardworking family man, Ivan Locke. Our protagonist, played by Hollywood heavyweight Tom Hardy, has just gotten word from a former mistress that she is in labor with his child. Refusing to follow in his father’s footsteps and abandon his illegitimate child, he makes the drive from his

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August Movie Preview

End your summer with a bang! Look for these titles and more this month on FlixFling.   I’LL FOLLOW YOU DOWN is about an accomplished physicist who mysteriously disappears on a business trip. Abandoned, his wife and son, named Erol, struggle to cope.  Years later, now a young scientist himself, Erol uncovers papers, formulas, a machine, and a mind-bending possibility.  But time travel is impossible.  Isn't it? Cast: Haley Joel Osmont, Gillian Anderson, Rufus Sewell, Victor Garber Director: Richie Read More

ABCs of Death Review

The Most Terrifying ABCs You'll Ever Learn. 

This week’s feature, The ABCs of Death, is comedy-horror compilation of 26 short vignettes as told by various, prominent genre directors from all over the world. Premiering at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, the film assigns to each director a letter of the alphabet as inspiration for a unique death scenario. The shorts are as varied as the directors who crafted

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Way of the Wicked Review

Something Wicked This Way Comes.

Way of the Wicked, the latest thriller from director Kevin Carraway, tells the story of a small community plagued by an evil spirit. After a series of mysterious deaths leave the town reeling, a fanatical priest teams up with a hardened detective to uncover the truth. Their initial suspicions center around local teenager Robbie, a social outcast who has recently moved back into town

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Kid Cannabis Review

A Dark Comedy and True-Crime Thriller In One.

Based on an unbelievable true story, Kid Cannabis chronicles overweight nerd, Nate Norman, and his journey from bottom-feeder stoner to drug kingpin. When we first meet Nate he’s stuck in quite the rut; a high school dropout working for scraps as a pizza deliveryman with a few joints to his name and little else. During an eventful trip to Canada with

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July Movie Preview

FlixFling is heating up this July! Look for these movies and more this month on FlixFling. RIGOR MORTIS is a visually stunning piece of horror that pays homage to classic Chinese vampire films of the 1980’s, especially the Mr. Vampire series. An ensemble cast leads this bizarre and chilling story of a desperate, washed-up actor who moves into a dilapidated apartment building with the intent of committing suicide. After a failed Read More

Under The Skin Review

It Just Might Get Under Your Skin. 

At first glance, Under the Skin appears to be a classic science fiction tale; an alien comes to earth from an unknown planet, inhabits the body of a human, and wreaks havoc. Upon viewing, however, it is clear that director Jonathan Glazer’s latest project is anything but traditional.  Under the Skin is an exploration in light and color, of visuals and sounds,

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The Attorney Review

A Powerhouse Performance by Song Kang-ho.

The Attorney, the debut feature from South Korean writer-director Yang Woo-seok, tells the story of wealthy tax attorney, Song Woo-seok, as he takes on a controversial National Security case to help a wrongly convicted friend. With only a high school education and very few professional connections, Song has managed to rise in the ranks and become one of his city’s most successful lawyers.

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Take FlixFling Wherever You Go

Flixibility (noun) – The quality of being able to experience FlixFling through Subscription or On Demand on any supported device, including Smart TVs, mobile applications, set-top boxes, and game consoles. All users of FlixFling can experience our titles on your computer, phone, tablet, Roku box, or Smart TV. When you rent or purchase a title on FlixFling, it will automatically save to your digital locker, called MyFlix, where you can access Read More

Devil’s Knot Review

A valiant effort by veteran director, Atom Egoyan.

Based on the 2002 true crime novel of the same name, Devil’s Knot tells the story of the now infamous trial of the West Memphis Three, a group of three teenage boys accused of the brutal murders of three young boys in the name of satanic ritual in 1993. The murders shook the small town of West Memphis, Arkansas, whipping its

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How FlixFling Works

Most streaming services don’t offer all of the options that FlixFling does, so we understand where there may be some confusion. We’ll clear that up for you now, so you can efficiently use all that we have to offer on our site. As depicted in the graphic below, there are two categories of films on our website: movies that are included in the subscription and movies that are premium (available only Read More

The Choice Is Yours

At FlixFling, we pride ourselves on offering the most versatile streaming service in the industry. As you may have seen on our exciting new splash page (which can be found HERE), we give all of our users the choice between a Subscription or On Demand experience. Are you a moviegoer who appreciates hidden gems, cult classics, and independent cinema? Then look no further than the FlixFling Subscription, where a monthly charge Read More

Parental Controls Gives You Flix-ibility!

FlixFling has always been known to have controversial, boundary-pushing content, such as A Serbian Film and They All Must Die! As well, we offer titles that are best viewed late at night, if you catch my drift. That’s why we have our now new and improved Parental Control options to best suit any FlixFling user, from the kiddies watching Escape From Planet Earth to those enjoying Cannibal Holocaust on a Read More

Hot Now on FlixFling!

Looking for something good to watch?  Look no further than HotFlix on FlixFling! Here's some of what's Hot now: Silver Linings Playbook Django Unchained The King's Speech My Week With Marilyn Party Down Blue Valentine Food, Inc. Scream 4 Bronson The Men Who Stare at Goats Heathers Pawn Solitary Man Tom Green Live The Agent ...and more! Check out HotFlix at the bottom of our homepage to see all of our HotFlix now!

Don’t Miss ‘Masters of Horror’

New on FlixFling - a great series for serious horror fans. What happens when a group of the best names in horror get together for dinner?  Twenty-six awesome, hour-long horror flicks, that's what! Masters of Horror features episodes from the likes of Takashi Miike, John Carpenter, Dario Argento, Tobe Hooper and many more.  We're featuring Seasons 1 & 2 for rental & purchase now on FlixFling! Click any title below to Read More

New This Week on FlixFling

Some new & notable titles have been added to our catalog this week. Here's what you'll find! (Click any title below to watch now!)   From STARZ: Django Unchained The Agent   From Brain Damage: Deadly Karma Killer Clown Strange Things Happen at Sundown   From Midnight Releasing: Attack of the Giant Leeches Contagio Death on Demand   From Echelon Studios: Five Stepfather 2 Star Pilot Catch these new titles and many more now on FlixFling.

New Flix from Grindhouse

There are four new & exciting additions to our Grindhouse channel this week! Click any title to learn more & watch now: Escape                     Fraulein Devil                     Headless Eyes                     Tormentor                     Check out our Grindhouse channel to see these titles and more now!

April’s FrightFlix

We've got some chilling new additions to FrightFlix this month. Here are the thrillers you'll find this month in our FrightFlix Channel: Day of the Dead Dead Alive Hellraiser Hellbound: Hellraiser II The Evil Dead Bird with the Crystal Plumage Carry on Screaming! City of the Living Dead Dead and Buried Don't Look in the Basement Don't Panic Dread Eaten Alive! Evil Laugh House by the Cemetery House II: The Second Story Killer Clowns from Outer Space Metamorphosis Naked Massacre Night of the Demons Shock The Boneyard The Wizard of Gore Tucker and Read More

New This Week from STARZ

We've got some great new titles this week from STARZ! Check out what's new (Click on any title to watch now): Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 13 Dinocroc vs. Supergator Hiding Sharktopus Solitary Man Texas Killing Fields The Big Bang The Company Men The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation The Dog Who Saved Christmas The Dog Who Saved Halloween The Entitled Beyond Sherwood Forest Dante's Inferno Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema Street Fighter Alpha Street Fighter Alpha Generations Lies and Illusions   Watch all these titles & many more in our Read More

New March Titles

Check out some of this month's new additions below. Click any title to watch now: Day of the Falcon The Frankenstein Theory Tom Green: Live

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Night of the Lepus Panic in the Year Zero Adam Resurrected The Other Man Katt Williams Live: Let a Playa Play The Who: At Kilburn 1977 Jeff Dunham: A Very Special Christmas Special A Beer Tale All Superheroes Must Die The Devil's in the Details Sugar Mommas Cherry Tree Lane Ghoul Harland Williams: Force of Read More

A Winning April – New Releases!

We have two of 2012's biggest titles debuting on FlixFling in April - and we can't wait to give you the details!   On April 16th Django Unchained comes to FlixFling.  Best Actor nominee Jamie Foxx & Best Supporting Actor winner Christoph Waltz star in Quentin Tarantino's latest hit flick.  Django garnered a ton of OSCAR® attention this year and is a must-see for any Tarantino fan.  WATCH NOW             And on April Read More

New & Improved! FlixFling for Roku!

Movies are meant for big screens - and streaming movies are no exception.  That's why we're so excited to bring you an updated channel for Roku! Roku Players let you stream movies, shows, music and more from the Internet directly to your TV (Learn more about Roku).  If you're not yet enjoying FlixFling movies and shows on your TV, Roku is a great option for you! The FlixFling channel for Roku Read More

Subscribe to KidsFlix!

New to our list of subscription channels is KidsFlix! KidsFlix features the best of kids movies and shows on FlixFling - and now, you can subscribe to KidsFlix for just $2.99/month! Right now we're featuring 29 awesome movies and shows in KidsFlix including: The Red Balloon Superman Cartoons The Cartoon Factory Volumes 1-5 Lassie: The Painted Hills Little Bigfoot ...and many more!   We'll be updating titles monthly to keep your enjoying KidsFlix month after month! Click Read More

New This Week from Image Entertainment

We've got a few new additions to our library courtesy of Image Entertainment! Here's what's new now: All Superheroes Must Die The Cyclist Harland Williams: A Force of Nature Ghoul The Devil's in the Details Cherry Tree Lane The Love Section Sugar Mommas Wake in Fright Solomon Bunch The Last Fall Nobody Gets Out Alive Check out these titles and many more in our channel from Image Entertainment.

Silent Classics Streaming on FlixFling

If you're a silent film fan there's a lot for you to enjoy on FlixFling.  From adventure to comedy to drama to horror - we've got some great silent classics streaming for you. Here's just some of what you'll find in our library:   20,000 Leagues Under the Sea This 1916  film adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel takes some liberties with the storyline - but is impressive for it's time.       The General 1926's The Read More

Subscribe to the FrightFlix Channel!

Do you love horror?  We sure do here at FlixFling and that's why we're now offering FrightFlix as a premium subscription channel! So what does that mean?  Well, it means you can get unlimited access to all the horror flix in FrightFlix for one, low monthly fee. A subscription to FrightFlix is only $2.99/month and includes 25 horror movies from our library - personally curated by the FlixFling team. Read More

Catch “Graffiti Verite” on FlixFling

We love documentaries here at FlixFling and one of our favorites is the acclaimed documentary series Graffiti Verite. The first installment of Graffiti Verite (released in 1995) explores the underground graffiti art scene in L.A.  Through candid interviews with 24 artists, the history of graffiti and it's meaning in modern life is explored. In subsequent episodes of the series (released from 1998-2012), documentary filmmaker Bob Bryan further explores Read More

Superstructures of the World

  Are you in awe of amazing architecture?  Fascinated by skyscrapers, tunnels, ships and space stations?  Well, we've got a great series for you. Superstructures of the World takes you inside the construction of the world's most amazing feats of engineering including the London Underground, the International Space Station, The Panama Canal and more.  Each episode reveals the secrets behind some of the worlds most awe inspiring structures. We're featuring Read More

Classic Sci-Fi: Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

  We love Sci-Fi at FlixFling and when it comes to great Sci-Fi of the past - Flash Gordon is a must! In Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, Flash (Buster Crabbe) once again battles Ming the Merciless (Charles B. Middleton) and his fellow villains.  With the help of Dr. Zarkov (Frank Shannon) & Dale Arden (Carol Hughes), Flash travels the universe to find a cure to Ming's Purple Death plague.  Will Read More

New This Week from Image Entertainment

We're proud to bring you a great batch of new titles this week in our channel from Image Entertainment.   Here's what's new (Click any title to learn more & watch now): Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Chain Letter Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning 35 and Ticking American Violet Pete Smalls is Dead Love and Other Disasters All Things Fall Apart Alien Trespass Sondheim: The Birthday Concert Memorial Day Fingerprints The Resident Notorious B.I.G.: Bigger Than Life k.d. Lang: Live in London Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia In the Read More

Some New Concerts, Docs & Musicals on FlixFling!

New this week:  Great new concerts, musicals and music docs fresh from Image Entertainment. Here's some of what's new (Click any title to watch now!): Sondheim! The Birthday Concert                     k.d. Lang Live in London                     Notorious B.I.G.: Bigger Than Life                     Roy Orbison Black & White Night                     Company                     Catch these titles and more in our channel from Image Entertainment!  

Hey, What’s Your Favorite Genre? We’ve Got Something for You!

There are thousands of movies on FlixFling and one of the best ways to find the ones you love is to search by Genre.   To search my Genre, click "Genre" in the top navigation bar of the home screen (above). The screen below will pop-up.  Choose the drop down menu at the right to select a Genre.               Choose from one of our 22 Genres to search for your favorite films & Read More

New Channel – KidsFlix

FlixFling's got something for everyone - and that doesn't exclude kids! Our new channel, KidsFlix, offers the best movies and shows for kids on FlixFling. Find the following shows & movies in KidsFlix: Superman Cartoons                     Little Big Foot                     Cartoon Explosion                     Captain January                     Catch these titles and many, many more in our KidsFlix Channel now!  

New Stand-Up on FlixFling!

We're rolling in new comedy at FlixFling this week!  Some great stand-up specials are now available for you instantly!   Here's what you'll find: Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious Gabriel Iglesias: Hot & Fluffy Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man Louis CK: Chewed Up Terry Fator: Live from Las Vegas Whitney Cummings: Money Shot   We'll be adding even more titles this week!  So stay Read More

New This Week from Image Entertainment!

Some exciting new additions to the FlixFling library this week courtesy of Image Entertainment!   Here's what's new (Click any title to learn more & watch now): Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Louis CK: Chewed Up Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious Time Bandits The Last Emperor Franklyn Encounters at the End of the World Of Mice and Men The Edge of Love Dinosaurs Alive! Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale Love and Other Disasters Short Circuit The Air I Breathe Whitney Cummings: Money Shot The Read More

New! Screen Dreams on FlixFling

We've got a very unique and new premium channel for you to enjoy! Screen Dreams is the latest addition to our premium channel line up.  A subscription to Screen Dreams gives you unlimited access to premium screen savers for your TV, computer phone or tablet. Screen Dreams are great for parties, quiet evenings or those times you just need to escape. Transform your screen into a tropical paradise, crackling Read More

“Masters of Science Fiction” now on FlixFling

  A new series is now available on FlixFling courtesy of STARZ. Masters of Science Fiction is a six episode series from the creators of Masters of Horror.  Each episode is actually a short film based on novels by well-know "Masters" of science fiction like Harlan Ellison and John Kessel.  Episodes are hosted off-screen by physicist Stephen Hawking and each features a different director - including "The Discarded" directed by Read More