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Swamp Thing trailer debuts as the production shuts down

When DC Universe was announced less than a year ago, one of the shows that I was looking forward to the most was Swamp Thing. Seeing a horror series about one of the most underrated DC Comics horror icons helmed by horror guru James Wan is...

 
 
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Star Wars isn't special anymore

Last year around this time, I wrote an article where I said that Star Wars was becoming an oversaturated franchise thanks to Disney milking the franchise for all of the green milk that it's worth. I talked about how Disney was content with ...

 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: Introduction

It's not every day you get to see a decade come to a close. In fact, it's only every ten years. It's easy to look back on how much time has passed between January 1st, 2010 to December 31st, 2019, but that's an incredible amount of tim...

 
 
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Hellboy and Missing Link flop hard in this mid-April slump

Surprising no one, all of the bad publicity and reviews took its toll on Hellboy. With Shazam! having a surprising amount of strength going for it, it was the movie to beat for all of this week's new releases. Unfortunately, Hellboy ca...

 
 
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The Flixist 2019 Summer Movie Preview

It's that time of the year again folks! It's getting warmer outside, the flowers are blooming, and schools are getting ready to be let out, flooding the world once more with the gremlins know as "children" and the abominations we know as "t...

 
 
 
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Preacher's fourth season to be its last

Preacher was always the little show that could. Ever since it debuted in 2016, the show always seemed to be a bit too odd for TV yet it still attracted an audience just large enough to justify being renewed. Even compared to its contemporar...

 
 
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Review: Shazam!

Shazam, or Captain Marvel if you're a classic DC fan like myself, is a hero that doesn't get as much of the spotlight as he deserves. The character is celebrating his 80th birthday this year and there was a point in time that he was more po...

 
 
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Review: Dogman

Italian cinema is one of my biggest holes as a critic. When it comes to seeing movies from across the globe, I've seen plenty of movies from Japan (both of the animated variety and not), some movies from Korea and Taiwan, and a healthy amou...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Dumbo

The idea of remaking the original Dumbo is a stupid idea for many reasons. Disney has been gung-ho on regurgitating its animated classics as live-action versions in order to drum up some renewed interest in their older properties and prey o...

 
 
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Deep Analysis: Spring Breakers

Okay, let's get this out of the way right now so we can actually have a serious discussion about Spring Breakers. Spring Breakers is full of... Asses. Big ol' bums. Badunkadunks. Apple bottoms. Backpacks. Booty booty booty booty r...

 
 
 
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Take a look at Joker in all of his black and white glory

Very little has been said about DC's upcoming Joker movie, which has now officially been titled Joker. The project was announced without much fanfare and so far the only things that we know about it are that Joaquin Phoenix is going to...

 
 
 
 
 
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Get ready for seven more years of Sony/Marvel content

For the longest time, it was easy to mock all of Sony's Marvel movies. The Amazing Spider-Man movies were passable at best and excessively bloated at worst. But after last year, Sony has been riding high with their Marvel adaptations. While...

 
 
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Review: Made in Abyss: Journey's Dawn

I'm going to level with you all; Made in Abyss is one of my favorite anime series. After I first saw it in the summer of 2017, I knew that I was in love with it. Despite being thrown into Amazon's short-lived and poorly executed anime block...

 
 
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Preview: American Gods (Season 2)

This is an early review of the first two episodes of Starz's American Gods. There will be spoilers for the first season of American Gods featured here. We will run a full season review once the finale has aired. It's been quite some time si...

 
 
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One Punch Man returns April 9th exclusively to Hulu

With the recent surge of anime titles streaming from Japan, a lot of quality shows tend to get left by the wayside unless they're mega-popular, multi-million dollar franchises. That isn't to say that shows like My Hero Academia or Attack on...

 
 
 
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Latest Shazam! trailer shows Billy Batson as a real superhero

Can I just say how surprised I am that Shazam! actually looks like a great movie? I'm not even saying this like I'm giving the DCEU some kind of curve where even a passable DCEU is considered good, Shazam! actually looks like a fun and uni...

 
 
 
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Holmes & Watson lose big at the Razzies

You know awards season is winding down when it's time for the annual beat up on the popular bad movies awards show, also known as the Razzies. It's not that I'm against the Razzies, since making fun of bad movies is always such a fun experi...

 
 
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The Angry Birds Movie 2's first trailer takes flight

Can you believe that there was a time that Angry Birds was the hottest game in the world? When the mobile scene was still fresh and young and wasn't overcome by microtransations and pay-to-win mechanics, Angry Birds was the first real hit ...

 
 
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Review: Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom

Why? Why why why? Why? Why why why why? WHY? Why are we here? Why do we live in the universe that not only gave us the original Norm of the North, a film so terrible that for a time it had a perfect zero on Rotten Tomatoes, but punished us ...

 
 
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The 2018 Golden Cages: Best Actor

Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver the fair, balance...

 
 
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Review: Alita: Battle Angel

You wouldn't guess by looking at it, but the production behind Alita: Battle Angel is the stuff of legends. Robert Rodriguez may be in the director's chair, but this movie has been James Cameron's baby for nearly two decades. Cameron has be...

 
 
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This year's Academy Awards will be a complete disaster

I love to hate the Oscars, but I also hate that I love them.  For the past several years I've had a tradition where I try to see as many Oscar Best Picture nominees as I can. I want to see which movies were considered the best of their...

 
 
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The Favourite takes home seven awards at the BAFTAs

While not quite as popular as the Golden Globe or the Academy Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards, also called the BAFTAs, are usually an entertaining show that honors the best movies of the previous year, though with ...

 
 
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The 2018 Golden Cages: Best Actress

Welcome one and all to Flixist's new end of the year awards program, the Golden Cages! With Hollywood becoming increasingly out of touch with what the people like, we at Flixist have taken it upon ourselves to deliver the fair, balance...

 
 
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What you need to know about the 2019 Animated Oscar Shorts

The art of animation is something truly spectacular. Through dedication and passion, any artist can create a world of limitless possibilities through a variety of techniques and art styles. While it's very easy to honor the big budget anima...

 
 
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FX CEO John Landgraf calls bull on Netflix's numbers

This may be an unpopular opinion to some, but I really dislike Netflix. I don't hate the streaming giant, since it does give me a healthy amount of shows that I do like, but I find their business model and secrecy infuriating. Netflix ...

 
 
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Made In Abyss: Journey's Dawn to be released March 2019

A personal vow that I made in 2019 was to not only cover more anime projects on Flixist, but just to watch more anime in general. While I wouldn't say that 2018 was a bad year for anime, it was a year where I barely saw any new shows and th...

 
 
 
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Birds of Prey gets its first Hot Topic infused teaser

The current state of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) seems to be in a state of flux. With the critical and commercial failures of Batman v. Superman and Justice League, compared to the extremely lucrative solo films like Aquaman and Wonder...

 
 
 


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