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Razzies

Here are your 2015 Razzie winners and losers


Had enough of the best of the best? Here are the rest.
Feb 23
With the 2015 Academy Awards come and gone, it's time to focus on the negative stuff...or at least the stuff that's popular to hate rather than actual bad movies. We've got expected "winners" like Michael Bay and lots of hate for Saving Christmas. I've never seen it myself, but was it bad enough to sweep these things?  Full list of winners below. read
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I see too many movies. Here the best so you don't have to.
As a person who gets to attend press screenings for almost every major and minor release out there I get to see way too many movies. You're thinking that sounds awesome, but it can be a horrible burden. Do you know how many b... read feature

2015 Razzie Noms photo
Eh, yup
To completely offset the Academy Awards nominations from earlier this morning, here we have the opposite end of the spectrum. As usual, the 2015 Razzie noms (narrowed down from the shortlist a bit ago) are really just based o... read feature

2015 Oscar Noms photo
Don't everyone get too excited
And we have them! The nominations are in with Birdman and Grand Budapest pulling in the lead with nomination count. A few snubs and a few surprises. How about Whiplash sneaking in for a Best Picture nominations? It... read feature

Golden Globes 2015 photo
Looks like a pretty predictable awards season
And here we have it. Well, not really "it." "It" is reserved for the Oscars, but here we have the secondary it: the Golden Globes. More fun, better hosts and more drinking than the Oscars so really a better show. Below you'll... read feature

Razzies photo

As awards shows increasingly become more irrelevant, the Razzies are fading away even more so. As negativity is spread so much through social media, most people don't feel like listening to that stuff anymore. Take this short... read feature

Golden Gloobs photo
Praise be to the silver medal
Here we go. Awards season has officially begun. The Golden Globes may not seem like a big awards ceremony anymore, but their set of nominees and winners set the stage for the rest of the season. Big winners and nominees here ... read feature

WAFCA Awards photo
For the first time I almost fully agree
The Washington Area Film Critics Association, of which I am a card carrying member, has delivered it's award winners once again this year. I voted of course and I think this year is one of the first where I've overwhelming ag... read feature

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15 documentaries advance for Academy Awards


You probably haven't seen any
Dec 02
Documentary film is awesome, but most people don't rush out to watch it or even have the ability to do that if they wanted. You usually get sucked into a documentary by accident and then you remember how great they can be. So... read
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20 animated films submitted for Oscar consideration


Pretty much everything you'd epect
Nov 05
The Oscars are coming and that means we'll need to start talking about nominees, but before that we have to discuss the submitted films to be nominated. At least for animated films we need to. There have been 20 submitted, 8 ... read
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NPH 2015

Neil Patrick Harris to host the 87th Annual Academy Awards


Oct 16
The Academy Awards are a tough sell every year. Each year their relevance continues to fade as more and more folks rely on word of mouth from social media rather than purchasing their movie ticket or DVD based on how many awa... read
2014 Razzies photo
2014 Razzies

Here are your 2014 Razzie winners and losers


Yup, because these matter too.
Mar 04
The Academy Awards have come and gone, and while they were full of pleasant moments (the super selfie, the pizza, Lupita Nyong'o and Matthew McConaughey's speeches), the Razzies also happened but were full of not so pleasant ... read
2014 Oscar Winners photo
12 Years a Slave wins big, American Hustle shut out
The Academy Awards have once again come and gone. Considering they ran about 30 minutes late it's quite possible you fell asleep before they were over, and since Flixist is your only source of movie news (right?) we thought i... read feature

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You, the Flixist editors and a lovely night of awards lovin'
Update: We're live! Toss questions at us in the comments or, you know make fun of us or whatever. Thanks for watching! If you'd like to join us for the Hangout  on camera just send your Google+ account email to matthew@... read feature

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We don't get things wrong. The Academy does.
Looking back over the years at our Oscar predictions its almost scary how often we're right. In fact we're right all the time. Some times the Academy might make the wrong choice, but feel safe in knowing that our Oscar predic... read feature

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Community: What are your thoughts on this year's Oscars?


Feb 26
Hello gentle readers of Flixist! Did you know that the 2014 Academy Awards is this weekend!? I sure forgot. What do you guys and girls think? Are you surprised by some of the nominees? (*cough cough* Lone Ranger *cough*) Are ... read
2014 Oscar nominations photo
Watch it live or just read what we wrote afterward
And here they are. The real contenders for the real awards... that just don't matter anymore. In all honesty the Oscars are a great bit of fun, but we aren't expecting too many surprises this year. I don't think American Hus... read feature

Golden Globe Winners photo
The winners as they come because you may not own a television
And here come the Golden Globes! Right now we're watching the entirely useless red carpet where we get to see Jennifer Lawrence be charming and everyone else try to be interesting -- at least they have a decent crew out there... read feature

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Five non-musical/comedies are nominated for Best Musical or Comedy
And the big guns are fired. The Golden Globes have announced their nominees setting us up for endless debate of what deserves to be there and what doesn't. What surprises are there? Well, how about five non-comedy/musical mov... read feature

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Independent Spirit Awards nominations have arrived


12 Years a Slave and Nebraska all up in there
Nov 26
It's getting to be that time of year! Awards season is coming upon us and the early nominations award nominations are in. The Independent Spirit Awards are kind of the indy Oscars, but everyone gets drunk and actually has fun... read
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Oscar Season 2014

19 animated films were submitted for Oscar consideration


Some big names, and some not so big.
Nov 06
It's that time of year again, folks. It's the time of year where the bigwig films are all vying for an Academy Award nomination. It's going to be an interesting year given the amount of spectacular films that debuted this yea... read
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Audience votes Hentai Kamen as best film of NYAFF 2013


Oh the filmgoing public, you so silly...
Jul 19
At the beginning of every screening at the New York Asian Film Festival, the good folks at Subway Cinema handed out little slips of paper with ratings of 1-5 on them, ranging from "Worst Film Ever" to "Awesome." At the end, t... read
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Pitch Perfect reunion

Pitch Perfect cast performed during the MTV Movie Awards


Apr 15
While this isn't a big deal to most of you (since I assume Flixist readers are part of a cool motorcycle gang that terrorizes a single small town once a year), the cast of Pitch Perfect (minus Anna Kendrick and Adam Devine) ... read
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The best film of the year... period
We've gone through a lot of awards over the past week honoring some of the best films in pretty much every way we can, but now we come to it. No more genres or categories, simply put, what follows is the best movie of the yea... read feature

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Best Documentary

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Documentary


It's better when it's real
Mar 02
The much maligned documentary gets an unfair shake. You say documentary to someone and they think talking heads and boredom. However, as this year's nominees show, that's pretty much one of the most inaccurate statements ever... read
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Best Actress 2012

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Actress


Who gave Flixist's favorite female performance of 2012?
Feb 27
Much like this year's Best Actress Oscar nominations, our Flixist Award nominees ranged from girls about 9 years old to women about 90 years old. Quvenzhané Wallis from Beasts of the Southern Wild was a lot of people's... read
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Flixist Awards 2012: Best Screenplay


Which wordsmith(s) won our hearts?
Feb 26
As a hopeful screenwriter, Best Screenplay is the one award I pay the most attention to in every awards. Our kind isn't so often publicly recognized, no matter how handsome we all are. Screenplays are important thou... read
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Worst of 2012

Flixist Awards 2012: Worst Film


When things went wrong, they went really wrong
Feb 26
As we award the best of 2012 with shiny golden dino statues it's important to note that sometimes movies aren't good. Sometimes movies are really, really, really, really, really, ridiculously bad. And we don't mean bad simply... read
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Here's your list of Razzie winners and losers


...or losers and losers, I don't get it
Feb 25
While we were stuck in Oscar mania, another set of awards took place a few nights beforehand. The 33rd Golden Raspberry Awards handed out "awards" to "winners" in ten categories ranging from Worst Actor to Worst Remake, Rip-O... read
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They have arrived and this is the first one
The 2012 Flixist Awards (known as the Golden Pterodactyls by those in the know) have arrived. Now that those far less important awards have come and gone, it's time to get down to the ones that really matter. We'll be spendin... read feature

Oscar Winners photo
People got a shiny statue!
They're over! We stayed up late and watched them all and now we have the winners. If you missed our Google Hangout of the show you can check it out here. You'll learn about statue polishing robot technique, our ability to get... read feature

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We promise everyone will have pants on... at first
Update: And we're live! All dressed up and ready for the Oscars! You can watch the Hangout right here and talk with us in the comments. If you want to join the hangout just let us know and we can invite you. You know wh... read feature

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What will win. What should win. What will piss us off
Last year we made the bold statement that our Oscar predictions were the best ever. Were we 100 percent right? No. But that doesn't mean we're going to back down from outlandish claims about our incredible ability to predict ... read feature

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2013's Best Animated Short nominees now online in full


Every Oscar nominated short here below the jump
Feb 11
With this year's Academy Awards now only two weeks away, it's finally time to get all of those last minute viewings of this year's nominees. Although it's still possible to catch, say a Best Picture nominee like Argo in theat... read
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Argo takes Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Editing
The 2013 BAFTA Film Awards were last night, Britain's highest film honor. The big winner of the night was Argo, which won Best Picture, Best director for Ben Affleck, and Best Editing. Skyfall took home Best British Film, as ... read feature

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Adele to perform Skyfall for the first time at Oscars


Jan 23
Adele hasn't sung her Golden Globe winning, Oscar nominated song "Skyfall" live before. As with most Bond songs it came out and was a hit, but doesn't always jump into the artists actual repertoire of songs. She also hasn't b... read
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Watch this video tribute to the 2013 Oscar snubs


Jan 18
With the silver medals come and gone (along with some very big surprises), now we're busy waiting for the increasingly irrelevant Academy Awards. And admittedly there were a few surprises there as well, as plenty of good fil... read
Golden Globes photo
It's like the Academy Awards... but not
Welcome one and all to the silver medal. Winning a Golden Globe is an honor sure, but it's still not as good as an Oscar. Still, we seem to care about these awards more than any others other than the Oscars so here they are f... read feature

Oscar noms photo
And the Oscar could go to...
They're here! The moment all of the world waits for every year despite that fact that the Oscars matter less and less every year. Despite that previous opinion we at Flixist still get excited about the Oscars if only to argue... read feature

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Lincoln, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, Django Unchained, and Silver Linings Playbook pick up multiple major award nominations
The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, with many major film noms going to Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty, Argo, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, and Silver Linings Playbook. The Master was able to scoop up nomi... read feature







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