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The Decade Decathlon: 2015

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. If there’s one word I can use to define 2015...

 
 
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Review: Parasite

It’s a quiet night in the Park household. The Parks have gone away for their son’s birthday, leaving only their housekeeper, Chung-sook (Jang Hye-jin), to tend to the house and their pets while they are away. On the surface, it&...

 
 
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Everything that happened at New York Comic Con 2019

It's been a couple of days since New York Comic Con wrapped up and while most of our writers are recovering from the dreaded con flu, you can read all of our articles without feeling like your stomach is turning inside out!  While this...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Preacher (Season 4)

After four years of boundary-pushing entertainment, Preacher has finally reached its end. As one of the forerunners for AMC's "cutting edge" label of programming, Preacher prided itself on how it didn't play by conventions. If it was a soci...

 
 
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Snaxist NYCC 2019 Edition: Snowpiercer Cricket Protein Bars

Who doesn’t love food? Food is fundamental to life itself, so why not relish the chance to talk about food! In this installment of Snaxist (may it live on in infamy), I ate insects for your entertainment! The upcoming Snowpiercer TV s...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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NYCC 2019: DC Universe's Harley Quinn gets a release date

Harley Quinn is a hot commodity these days, with the character featuring prominently in Birds of Prey to the point where the movie is essentially a Harley Quinn movie in all but name. While that movie's marketing is slowly ramping up, ...

 
 
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NYCC 2019: Free Guy is the Undertale of video game movies

Ryan Reynolds is one of the modern comedy golden boys, isn't he? Between his Deadpool movies and one off comedies like The Hitman's Bodyguard or Detective Pikachu, it's safe to say that whenever he appears in a comedy, chances are it's goin...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans

Tangent time! One of my favorite episodes from The Simpsons has to be the second Treehouse of Horror special that aired back in the show's third season. I thought that the various segments all had some horrific charm to them, the framing de...

 
 
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Downton Abbey dominates as Rambo: Last Blood bleeds

September has always been a fairly uneventful time of year for a reason. It's right smack dab in between the end of the summer movie season and right before the Oscar hopefuls come out, so there's not really much to talk about. We're just i...

 
 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2014

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. I'm not going to mince words here; if 2013 was the...

 
 
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The Flixist 2019 Fall Movie Preview

Can you feel it in the air? There's a crispness in the breeze and summer is starting to fade away. We're inching closer and closer to the end of the year, and you know what that means! It means Flixist has your Fall Movie Preview all set an...

 
 
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Review: Promare

Sometimes you want to watch a dark horror where a creature of unspeakable terror stalks its prey in the middle of the night. Sometimes you want to watch a couple fall in love and survive against all adversity. Sometimes you want to watch a ...

 
 
 
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Do Joker and Watchmen set a dangerous precedent?

If I can step away from my platform as a film critic for just a second, I want to acknowledge that America today has some issues. Regardless of your perspective on the current political climate, all you need to do is to turn on the news and...

 
 
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Review: IT Chapter Two

It's not every day that you're able to witness a successful remake of a classic property, but 2017's IT was easily better than the original TV miniseries that wormed its way into the hearts of millions in the 90’s. Unlike that miniser...

 
 
 
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Review: Steven Universe: The Movie

Reviewing Steven Universe: The Movie feels awfully nostalgic for me. I remember growing up watching Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network and seeing made-for-TV movies of some of my favorite cartoons. The Fairly Odd Parents had Abra-Catastrophe a...

 
 
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Deep Analysis: The Dark Crystal

I never grew up watching fantasy movies. Back then, if I was going to watch a TV show or movie aimed for kids, I was more interested in sci-fi properties than I was fantasy ones. Shows like Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Digimon, Power Ran...

 
 
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Joker's final trailer gave me goosebumps

It's been a while since I've had such giddy excitement for a movie, but Joker has me feeling all sorts of glee. With a little over a month until the movie releases, Warner Bros. went ahead and released the second and final trailer for the ...

 
 
 
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Palpatine's big head looms over this Rise of Skywalker poster

Remember when Star Wars used to mean something? There was a point where it was the peak of nerd culture, uniting fans across the globe in the joy of being a Jedi and dreaming to use a lightsaber to fight bad guys. Now it just feels like ano...

 
 
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Heads up Big Apple! Joker is coming to the NYFF

As is standard routine for the Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime kind of just goes wherever he wants and does whatever he wants. Most of the Joker's best moments come from him just unexpectedly showing up and having a good time. Granted, his...

 
 
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Apparently the Snyder Cut is real and Jason Mamoa has seen it

Why won't the Snyder Cut just die already? Remember years ago when Justice League came out and no one cared whatsoever because the movie was kind of garbage? Now the reason it was garbage has a lot to do with production problems, the bigges...

 
 
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Review: Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus

It's strange to think that a show like Invader Zim would still have a dedicated fanbase nearly 18 years since its initial release. Mostly I would think that its continued popularity has something to do with how hard it's hard to pin down Zi...

 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2013

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. I'm sure that there are more tactful ways of going...

 
 
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Review: Millennium Actress

We live in an age where we have instant access to any form of media at the drop of a hat. If you want to watch a new movie, all you need to do is to go to a movie theater and watch it. Or if you don't want to leave the comfort of your own h...

 
 
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Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Greetings once more humans. It is I. Lacey the Bassett-Beagle. I have been doing me a snoozle for the past couple of months. There haven't been any good doggo movies for me to see. It did me a sad. Jesse saw A Dog's Purpose months ago, but ...

 
 
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Review: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

What a world we live in where Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a real movie. When you think of some TV shows for kids, it's almost impossible to imagine them as a live-action feature film. Sure, in theory you could make a movie adaptation ...

 
 


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