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War for the Planet of the Apes is getting a big Oscar push

When the first Planet of the Apes prequels (they're prequels to the Heston originals, not remakes) landed there was a lot of buzz about Andy Serkis getting a Best Actor nomination for his motion capture role as Caesar. That didn't...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Here are your 2016 Oscar winners

There we have it. Another awards season has come to a close and, despite a bevy of rightful protests leading up to the show, it was the best show in years. While diversity is still a huge issue in the industry as a whole, last night's Acade...

 
 
 
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Complete List of Nominees for the 2016 Academy Awards

The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were just announced. Here is a full list based on the tweets sent out by The Academy and from The Hollywood Reporter. The Revenant leads the field with 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Di...

 
 
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Academy might return to five Best Picture nominees

Once upon a time, The Dark Knight was released, and when it didn't get an Oscar nod for Best Picture, the people were upset. "We have failed you," said the Oscars, "from now on, there shall be not five, but ten nominations! Nothing sha...

 
 
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Here are your 2015 Oscar winners

Despite what some may say (and even more might want), the Academy Awards are a huge deal. It's a club for old white men, sure, but the choices they make absolutely affect what projects studios do and don't greenlight going forward. And for ...

 
 
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We're live-talking the Oscars!

Hello everyone. With the Academy Awards just an hour away, we're finalizing our plans (which were thrown out of whack by the crazy news that someone on the Flixist staff is about to be a dad holy shit!). Check it out. Unlike in years past,...

 
 
 
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Here are your 2015 Oscar nominees

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 totally deserv...

 
 
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15 documentaries advance for Academy Awards

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 here are the 1...

 
 
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Flix for Short: The Missing Scarf

The Missing Scarf by Eoin Duffy was my favorite short from this past year's Oscar nominated animated short films - and I'm excited to say everybody can finally watch it online! Narrated by George Takei, The Missing Scarf follows Albert the...

 
 
 
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Here are you 2014 Oscar winners

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 it best to let y...

 
 
 
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Flixist on the Red Carpet, 86th Academy Awards

Welcome one and all to one of the most well known and respected awards ceremonies for actors, directors, and everyone else vaguely related to this crazy world of show business. With such a prestigious ceremony, you know that Mike Cosi...

 
 
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Have some pictures from the Oscar Red Carpet!

Today, fellow Associate Editor Michael Jordan swung by my place of residence and spirited me away for a spectacular adventure! We hit up the Oscar Red Carpet as it was essentially being put together and shot a pretty decent amount of video....

 
 
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The best damn Oscar predictions around: 2014 edition

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 predictions are clear...

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

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 there any movie...

 
 
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Let It Go will be at the Oscars

So I wasn't the only person who thought Frozen got robbed at the Golden Globes, right? Look, U2 is fine, I like a couple of their songs, but they have to be the least interesting popular band out there. Even Nickelback is interestingly bad,...

 
 
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Check out this trailer for Oscar nominated short Feral

This brief trailer for Daniel Sousa's short film Feral gives us a glimpse into the world and story of the Oscar nominated animated short film. Feral follows the story of a young boy who is raised by a pack of wolves in the woods, only to b...

 
 
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Watch the adorable trailer for Ernest & Celestine

Ernest & Celestine tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a young mouse and a big bear, in a world where inter-species friendships are highly discouraged, due to like eating each other and stuff. The movie is one of the nomi...

 
 
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Your 86th Academy Award nominees are here

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 Hustle is goi...

 
 
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19 animated films were submitted for Oscar consideration

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 year. While we won...

 
 
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Spike Jonze's Her pushed back because Oscars

Looks like Warner Bros. is pretty confident in the quality of Her, as we all probably should be considering the trailer looked great. They've decided to bump the film's opening from November 20 to a limited release in New York, L.A., a...

 
 
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Ellen DeGeneres hosting the 86th annual Academy Awards

For awhile it seemed that The Academy just wanted Seth MacFarlane to host the 2014 Oscars (despite his use of anti-women jokes), but then he dropped out because he was too busy. Scrambling to find a host with the same amount of pull (MacFar...

 
 
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Seth MacFarlane officially not hosting the 2014 Oscars

Feminism can breathe a collective sigh of relief, comedian, actor and director Seth MacFarlane will officially not be hosting the 2014 Oscars. But, it's not because the Academy has redacted their (probable) love of rape jokes or because the...

 
 
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Seth MacFarlane asked to host the Oscars again

After a very controversial run as last year's Oscar host, The Academy has reportedly asked director and comedian Seth MacFarlane if he would like to host next year's show too. Now, what's important is that MacFarlane's Oscars isn't controve...

 
 
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Mondo releases poster series for the 2013 Oscars

As we mentioned last week, the movie poster art mavens at Mondo commissioned and released a series of posters for various Oscar nominees this year. They showed us three posters before the Oscars were awarded, but now that the show is over w...

 
 
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Here are your 2013 Oscar winners

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 dressed up and...

 
 
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Watch the Oscars with us in a Google Hangout

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 what's so 2012? L...

 
 
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The best damn Oscar predictions around: 2013 edition

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 who is going to...

 
 
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3 Mondo posters for the 2013 Oscars revealed

For the second year in a row, Mondo (the movie poster art powerhouse) has commissioned a set of posters for select Academy Award nominees. Three of the set have been officially announced, and others are going to debut during the broadcast o...

 
 
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Puppies predict the 2013 Oscar winner for Best Picture

Another year, another round of puppies predicting Oscar winners. On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Fallon enlisted the help of an adorable and snazzily-dressed gang of puppies to predict the Best Picture winner for this year's Academy Award...

 
 
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Gallery 1988 & Olly Moss create incredible Oscars poster

The Academy appears to be getting a little bit more hip this year! For their annual Oscars poster, the Academy actually approached the up and coming pop-culture gurus at Gallery 1988 to create an official "85th Anniversary" poster for the O...

 
 




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