Flixist's worst reviewed movies of 2019

Another year, another heaping serving of trash to unload from our collective thoughts. While 2019 didn't have a ton of offensively bad movies, what 2019 did produce were a large amount of movies that clearly should have been killed before g...


Flixist on YouTube - Flixist Weekly Movie Review

Nathan recaps the Flixist staff's reviews on Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, The Hustle and Wine Country. Did Detective Pikachu break the video game to movie curse? Was it justified for The Hustle to be a shot for shot remake of Dirty Rotten Sc...


Flixist on YouTube - Movie News Weekly Review

We're trying something new here at Flixist. "Movie News Weekly Review" is our tentatively titled YouTube show where we gather together some of the writers from the site who discuss some of the best news pieces from the week. To start off, N...


Flixist's worst reviewed movies of 2018

2018 may have had some truly phenomenal movies, but never forget that every year has its share of garbage. 2018 may not have had the smelliest garbage, but trash is trash no matter how you slice it. Thankfully audiences seemed to wise up th...


Timeless is currently in limbo, and it's all your fault

Time-travel and comedy, two things that go hand-in-hand like peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, or rum and coke. We've seen the popularity of films like the Back to the Future trilogy, Bill & Ted's excellence in the genre, and A...


How to understand the insanity that is the Flixist writers

Flixist has been around since 2010, but for many regular Destructoid readers you're just getting to know us. We're glad you seem to like us, but... do you really know us? We've had a bunch of new writers (some drawn straight from the commun...


Red Dwarf celebrates its 30th anniversary today

Red Dwarf is a British sci-fi comedy that aired its first episode on February 15, 1988, a pilot that almost never saw the light of broadcast due to a few trivial script rejections that eventually saw the project accepted by BBC Northwest, ...


Black Panther soundtrack album now streaming

Though Black Panther is almost within our grasp, with one week out before its US release date, fans of the titular character, lit music, or both can now peruse the soundtrack album on popular streaming sites. Curated by Kendrick Lamar and ...

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Your (New) Guide to the Flixist Reviews Guide

One of the perks of being a writer at Flixist is that you get to read my super awesome, overly long reviews guide. I've been Flixist's Reviews (and Features) Editor editor for so long that I had to check my LinkedIn to see just how long it'...

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Write for Flixist and become the ruler of the world

Hello. Are you enjoying yourself here? Do you think that you'd like to have a bigger role than just reading about movies at Flixist? Do you want to write about movies at Flixist? Then now is your chance. We're looking for a few good writers...


Enter to win a The Purge: Anarchy prize pack!

Good afternoon, dear readers! In honor of #CrimeDay, the release day of The Purge: Anarchy, we have an extra special giveaway in store for you! To help you on your crimey-est Crime Day adventures, we're giving away to one lucky reader a The...


The Flixist XCast Episode I: X-Men (2000)

[A few awesome Flixist community members and some of our former editors recently got together to form a podcast to specifically discuss an important subject: the X-Men series of films. This is the first episode of Flixist XCast -- take a li...

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What is your favorite movie remake?

In honor of the Robocop remake that I still haven't seen yet but is apparently pretty good, this week, members of the Flixist staff took to their cameras to talk about their favorite remakes. (Spoiler: nobody said Robocop.) Once you'v...

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What is your guiltiest movie pleasure?

I don't like the term "guilty pleasure," because I feel like everyone should totally own the things that they like. That being said, there are certain tastes that I don't shout from the rooftops, and all but the most socially-inept have th...

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What's your most anticipated film of 2014?

We're done looking at the past, and now it's time to look to the future. This week, various Flixist writers have looked into video cameras and talked about the films that they expect to blow them away in 2014. Obviously we've missed a lot&...

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What was your favorite movie of 2013?

Our final retrospective The (Movie) Question for the year is a look at our favorite films of 2013. Note that these are not necessarily the best films of 2013 (my pick, for example, is only my number 6 overall for the year), just ones that ...

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What was the best (or worst) movie trend of 2013?

In our second week of 2013 video retrospection, the Flixist staff considers the trends that were found in last year's movies. Some people (like myself) focused on all of the terrible and negative things that films seemed to cling to, while...

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Mike's Top 5 Action Sequences of 2013

Maybe I’m just young, but a good movie fight is the quickest way to my heart. A well-choreographed or inventive action scene appeals to a certain part of my brain in ways I don’t quite understand yet. For an action junkie, 2013 ...

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What was your favorite movie experience of 2013?

Happy 2014 everybody. To celebrate the new year, we look backwards at our favorite movie experiences of 2013. This is, in fact, the rebirth of The (Movie) Question. We know that there is no longer any counterpart at Dtoid and we could ...


Enter to win an Anchorman 2 prize pack!

[This contest is now over! Thank you to every one who entered and congratulations to our winner!! -Liz] I know what you're thinking. "All I got for Christmas was this crappy [gift card] [scarf] [bitcoin]." It's okay, because here at Flixist...

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NYFF In 30 Seconds or Less Roundup #2

So, it took a while to get to this, but we have finally compiled the rest of our NYFF In 30 Seconds or Less videos. If you missed part 1, make sure to check it out here, and come back tomorrow for our final roundup of the festival, which i...


Flixist's NYCC 2013 Wrap-Up: Saturday, October 12

So, Matt, Hubert, and I are at this year's New York Comic-Con. We were planning on telling you earlier, but the internet at the Javitz Center is terrible at best, so it didn't happen. But we're going to be there again today, so if you're o...


Coldwater trailer, poster feature Flixist quote

One of my most surprising films of this year's SXSW was Coldwater. Directed by Bellflower's Vincent Grashaw, the film's depiction of an abusive, questionably run reform/boot camp resonated with me strongly, attaining a Flixist Ed...


Watch Stray Dogs make Hubert sigh and Alec cry

Tsai Ming-liang's Stray Dogs is a painfully long film, and you'll be able to read more about our thoughts soon when Hubert posts a full review. But for the moment, I thought I'd share these videos with you. Both of us had the same basic id...

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Now Playing: NYFF In 30 Seconds or Less

Between Hubert and I, we're going to be seeing a whole lot of movies at the New York Film Festival this year. Some of them will be worthwhile, others won't, but we want to cover them all. That being said, we don't necessarily want to revie...

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What is your most anticipated film for the rest of 2013?

To follow up with our preview of what's coming in the next few months, four of the Flixist staff have taken to their cameras to talk about their most-looked-forward film(s) of the rest of 2013. There's some pretty good stuff left to play, ...

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Holiday 2013 Flixist Movie Preview Extravapalooza

It's fall and that means we must once again look ahead to see what's going to be hitting theaters for the rest of the year. After the summer deluge of action oriented films, it's the fall/winter season that brings us the most Academy A...

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How often do you watch movies?

Not much to say about this question. It really is pretty self explanatory. So let us know in the comments below how often you watch movies, and then like the video subscribe to our YouTube channel, and if you've already done that then make...

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What is your favorite film in the Cornetto Trilogy?

Unfortunately there weren't a lot of responses this week, but the show must go on. With The World's End's imminent release, I thought it would be a good idea to see what people thought so far. Two of us have seen The World's End ...

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After the Credits: (Film) Festival Fatigue

When you watch a lot of movies in a short period of time, you get a little tired. When you're covering a lot of festivals (and thus seeing a lot of a lot of movies) in a short period of time, you get completely exhausted. Festival fatigue,...

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Do you make more of an effort to see original films?

It's kind of a cliche to say that nothing original comes from Hollywood, but everything that comes out of Hollywood is cliche, so I don't feel all that bad about saying it. But that's partially our fault. Movies like Elysium and Pacific Ri...

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After the Credits: Just turn the damn thing off

While covering the Fantasia International Film Festival, I tried to watch as many movies as possible. I haven't done that, in part because of a film called The Dead Experiment, a film so boring and useless that I actually stopped watching ...

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How do prior expecations affect your enjoyment of films?

A bit late this week, due to failed internet and other things, but here we are! No real pressing news this week, so we went broad. Our culture is so media-centric that we're inundated with opinions constantly. I mean, you're here, reading ...

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Are we getting too many blockbusters?

With the release of Pacific Rim imminent (and the news that it's tracking more poorly than Grown Ups 2), it seemed fitting to discuss how we feel about blockbusters in 2013. Are there always as many as there were this year? I don't kn...

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How much are you willing to pay for a movie ticket?

So... you may have been expecting a question related to the whole 4th of July thing that's pretty popular right now, but like a good American I totally forgot that it was coming up until two days prior, when I already had received the vide...

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After the Credits: Second Worst Movie Ever Edition

In the next few weeks, Hubert and I will be watching and writing about dozens of movies (each) for the New York Asian and Japan Cuts film festivals, and of course there's going to be a couple of bad films in the lot. At most film festivals,...


After the Credits: Weekly Film Club Edition

This summer, I've been trying to keep up a weekly film club. This consists of me telling people that they have to watch a particular movie, and then at the end of the week we discuss it. And every week is something radically different than ...

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Has Superman lost his soul?

Critically, the reception to Zack Snyder's Man of Steel has been all over the place. Although the Rotten Tomatoes consensus says that it is "mostly successful" (something corroborated by our review), it is nonetheless considered Rotten, wi...


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SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"


Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"


SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"


The Hunt"Not even the third most talked about movie of the year"


Never Rarely Sometimes Always"Necessary for our time"


Jurassic Thunder"Somehow worse than it looks"


Castlevania (Season 3)"WHERE'S GRANT???"


The Booksellers"The moment he croaks I'm on the phone with Sotheby's"


The Wild Goose Lake"Goose on the loose."


The Way Back"Can't find its way"


The Dark Red"Kidnapping babies and wasting time"


The Invisible Man"Nothing to see here"


Burden"Love conquers all...except boredom"


Verotika"'Your teets are looking at me!'"


Blood on Her Name"'That don't put the skin back on the cat'"


Dragon Quest: Your Story"Butchering a beloved classic"


My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising"Yet I'm falling asleep"


Beanpole"Plant a seed and hope for the best"


Ride Your Wave"Love and water"


We"A deadly serious sex comedy"


Sonic the Hedgehog"Super Sonic"


The Assistant"The unsung heroes"