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Nihonjinron: J-Horror

[Flixist community member dj-anon just keeps churning out these sweet essays about Japanese cinema and culture, if you haven't taken a glance at his look at the Japanese Horror genre, you should!] Part 9: The Art of Fear The...   more

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Humanimals: Paulie

[It's time once again for our monthly Nick Valdez blog promotion! Just kidding, you're awesome Nick. But seriously guys, if you want to be on Flixist's front page, it's pretty easy! All you've got to do is write a blog about ...   more

Humanimals: Paulie photo

Drive: Surfing the surface of the 'superhero' genre

[Sometimes, when people write awesome stuff on our community blogs, we promote them to the front page! Here is a great example of a well thought out, well executed blog about Drive by our own community member Nathsies. Show u...   more

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This is the Place: High School

[Woo Nick Valdez! Nick writes a blog about high school and Jon Stewart's tongue. Don't forget that you can see your blogs on the front page if you participate in our monthly theme and write something stellar. - Kauza] Some fi...   more

This is the Place: High School photo

The Best Around: Summer 2011

[Here's a fantastic look back at the year that was by Nick Valdez. Specifically, he answers the question, "How good were the summer blockbusters?" Take a look at this month's topic for your opportunity to be on the front page...   more

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A true classic: The history of things

[Next up we have a blog from leokef, who shares his thoughts on The Thing as a franchise. Note: this was written before the release of the recent prequel, so apologies if the late promotion makes the author's intended meaning...   more

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A true classic: Superman Returns

[Oh look, it's manasteel88 again with a sexy blog from the September blog topic about classic movies, and he's got a great philosophy on classic films, which he uses to explore Superman Returns. Read and comment! Read this mo...   more

A true classic: Superman Returns photo

A true classic: Leung Jan is the king!

[Here's a really interesting post courtesy of KingSigy about a film he considers to be a classic of the Kung Fu genre. What's your favorite Kung Fu movie? Also, read this month's topic and submit your blog!] Kung Fu is a film...   more

A true classic: Leung Jan is the king! photo

My journey through a galaxy far, far away

[Let the promotion onslaught begin. While this is about a month late, I had to go back and promote this blog from Cacophony, who did this as a part of our Star Wars Retrospective. It's a fantastic look back, so give it some l...   more

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A true classic: Rocky: zero to hero in under two minutes?

[Nick Valdez takes a great look at Rocky for this month's Bloggers Wanted assignment. Why does it deserve to be called a classic? Write about this month's theme for a chance to have your work on the front page and a copy of X...   more

A true classic: Rocky: zero to hero in under two minutes? photo

Adapted: The creative void in Hollywood

[Where does creativity in Hollywood go to die? kidplus has a pretty good idea. What do you think? Is it all about money, or are certain types of "creativity" more highly valued than others? By the way, we have a new monthly t...   more

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Adapted: Masterpieces waiting to happen

[The month's nearly over, but before it ends, it's time for some community writing goodness! This one's from prrulz who takes a look at three would-be movies that would be awesome. Read up, and look forward to a new month's t...   more

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Superhuman: The dichotomy of a Dark Knight

[Manasteel88 writes a great post about something we've all thought about: how can an actor pull off both Batman and Bruce Wayne? Has any previous actor done it? Want to see your work here? Check out this month's topic and wri...   more

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Of sound mind: The Good, The Bad and the Django

[Community member Nathsies looks ahead to Tarantino's Django Unchained, taking a look at its script and how its sound and music may help to define it. Want to see your work here? Check out this month's topic and&nbs...   more

Of sound mind: The Good, The Bad and the Django photo

April Fools: Not Understanding Your Audience

[Here we are, the very first promoted musing blog on Flixist! The honor goes to manasteel88, who wrote a great piece about some weird audience-related moments. Want to see your work here? Check out this month's topic and writ...   more

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