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Washington DC: Summer outdoor movie schedule

We've been highlighting a lot of movie events for the summer in various cities across the nation, so it just makes sense that we should also cover our nation's capital. There are a bunch of free movies screening in Washington DC, Maryland, ...

 
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Chicago: Movies in the Parks 2013 lineup

Summer is practically upon us and there are so many free film events going on across the country. Out in Chicago, the Movies in the Parks series will launch in June and run through September in various parks throughout the city. The outdoor...

 
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New Releases, week of 3/16/13: Rising Pie Edition

This week's arguably biggest home video release is Life of Pi (with its unfortunate two day early release date. Why not 3/14?) due to its baffling amount of Academy Awards (and I was sad when I realized it wasn't a documentary about ba...

 
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Flixist Awards 2012: Most Overrated

Despite our best intentions, there is always something that we can't help getting excited about, usually well beyond reason. We hear the whistle of the hype train coming into station and just rush to the platform ready to bored, so willing ...

 
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Before VFX: An apology to the Visual Effects community

If you spend any significant amount of time on film- or tech-oriented websites, you've probably seen some coverage of the controversy surrounding the playing-off of Life of Pi's VFX supervisor, whose company is about to file for bankruptcy,...

 
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Flixist reacts to the 85th Academy Awards

Last Friday, we brought you the best damn Oscar predictions around. Now that the awards show has happened and the results have been announced, we know that Looking back on those predictions, we can see that, once again, the Academy got...

 
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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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These BAFTA Best Film posters are beautiful

Here we have a bunch of posters created by illustrator Jonathan Burton for this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards, and they are pretty wonderful. Each poster features one of the Best Film nominees, Argo, Les Miserabl...

 
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Full list of 2013 BAFTA Film Award winners

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 well as Best Sc...

 
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Review: Life of Pi

[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 New York Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the wider theatrical release of the film.] I haven't read Yann Martel's Life of Pi. Part of me wanted to shoot thr...

 

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