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The Best Stand Up on Netflix Right Now

At the tender age of 10, I was plopped down in my Fathers car on the way home from dinner. My brothers leg jutted into my right knee, and we pushed against each other as the car swerved around corners, and cradled us over bumps in the ...

 
 
 
 
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Four patriotic movies to watch on the Fourth of July

The most patriotic of our major American holidays is upon us and for many that means barbeques, a day off from work, and fireworks. But me? Barbeques aren't the same for me since I don't eat meat, I work today because freedom ain't free, ...

 
 
 
 
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In defense of Roger Moore

Yesterday we heard the sad news that Roger Moore had passed away. If you're like me it hit you pretty hard, because if you're like me Roger Moore's James Bond is something you love. A lot of people are not like me. Most don't outright hate ...

 
 
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Every Power Rangers Suit, Ranked

As I've learned watching through 831 episodes of Power Rangers for two thirds of my life, a Ranger is only as good as their suit. A suit design can make or break a series through first impressions, and bad designs have indeed turned fans aw...

 
 
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Every Power Rangers Theme Song, Ranked

[Editor's Note: This feature has been re-posted in honor of Power Rangers Month on Flixist] Pop culture is full of different kinds of media, but the ones with the most lasting power all do a very important thing: build mythos. "Mythos" is e...

 
 
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BADaptation: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

[Editor's Note: This feature was written four (!) years ago in anticipation of a rumored Power Rangers reboot. It has been re-posted for Power Rangers Month.] I knew as soon as I joined the Flixist staff that one day I would somehow get to ...

 
 
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How To Do It: Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers Reboot

The Power Rangers series is an odd one. It started out as one of Saban Entertainment's many attempts to re-dub a Japanese kids show for American audiences and turned into a juggernaut spanning 21 seasons, comics, videogames, and most import...

 
 
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Why Logan is the bravest studio film of the year

By now we've all seen Logan, and if you haven't then you wasted your Thursday night by not going to it. My guess is that it's a bit of a divisive film. Some people are going to come out of it loving it, like we did, and others are going to ...

 
 
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Top 10 Weirdest Power Rangers Episodes

One of the more popular throwaway quotes among Power Rangers diehards comes from the "Forever Red" episode of Wild Force. T.J., the Red Turbo Ranger, says "Did I ever tell you guys about the time I got baked into a giant pizza?" and it...

 
 
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Flixist's Most Anticipated Films of 2017

Now that we're finally through the cinematic winter wasteland of January, we can finally look forward to seeing some great, or interesting, films. But which ones are possibly worth our time and money? The Flixist staff was so excited for th...

 
 
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Hubert's Top 15 Movies of 2016

By plenty of measures, 2016 was a pretty crummy year. 2017 probably isn't going to be much better, to be honest. But we keep going. We may need to lean on family and friends to get us through, but we keep going. And like any year, we'll go ...

 
 
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Alec's Top 15 Movies of 2016

So, now that we've gotten those dumb Oscar nominations out of the way, I think it's finally time to let everyone know what the real best films of 2016 were. The hacks at the Academy wouldn't know quality if it slapped them in the face. I'm ...

 
 
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Nick's Top 15 Movies of 2016

2016 was full of all sorts of losses for me. My life went through a few unwelcome changes, we've got a crazy President now, and the general air was full of strife. But at least there were some good movies last year. The year may not have be...

 
 
 
 
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The legitimacy of being bad: R.I.P. Herschell Lewis

You've probably already heard the news about Herschell Lewis since we just told you, but a great deal of you may not have that close a connection to the director. His films have often been lost to history unless your a specific type of film...

 
 
 
 
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Power Rangers, reboots, and you

I love Power Rangers. When I say love, I mean I have been following the show for twenty-two years. Every awkward season, every bad theme song (Operation Overdrive has a rap, if you were wondering which one was the worst), every casting cont...

 
 
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Who's the best on screen Superman?

With Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice just a few days away and fulfills a dream I've had since I was a kid, I figured it was a good time to celebrate Superman's long history on film. But just simply recounting actors that have taken it on...

 
 
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Netflix Five: Under-the-radar horror films

Netflix Five is a quick and dirty look at five films or shows that we've watched and want to either recommend or condemn for our readers to help make their trip through the instant queue a little less overwhelming. Not every horror films ge...

 
 
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Nick's Top 15 Movies of 2015

2015 was a crazy year for a lot of us here at Flixist. There were some major changes inside and out. On my end, I moved across the country and have been getting into new digs for the past ten months. I'm loving my new life right now, and no...

 
 
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Could we get a great videogame film in 2016?

There are tons of films based on videogames. Straight adaptations, wild derailings, films about people playing videogames, films made to advertise videogames, documentaries, films where videogames cross into the real world, films about futu...

 
 
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We get it, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you exist

It's everywhere. Trailers before each YouTube video, spots during each TV commercial, phone screens, videogames, books, toys, our food, our cars, our appliances, our public transit, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, our clothing, our fr...

 
 
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FlixList: The Ten Worst Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror Stories

You know, it's always great to reminisce about The Simpsons in their heyday but in order to truly celebrate the Halloween holiday, we need to talk about some truly horrific things: The awful Treehouse of Horror specials. Sure I could easily...

 
 
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FlixList: The Ten Best Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror Stories

I've invested the greater part of my life into The Simpsons, and while there may have been more downs than ups lately, it's still consistently bringing me laughs with each offering. Most of them happen to come with their annual Halloween sp...

 
 
 
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Snaxist NYCC Edition: Nestle's Star Wars Coffee-mate Creamer

I'm not a huge coffee drinker. I don't drink the stuff daily, nor do I even drink it on occasion, but I've recently found that as I get older, it's harder and harder to wake up. Seeing as how I actually needed coffee for once, and that thes...

 
 
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The Ten Best Korean Films Streaming on Hulu (2015 Edition)

Last month, we posted our list of best Korean films available on Netflix. But I made the point there that Netflix's supply has been drying up lately. Over the course of this year, the number of available films has quite literally halved. On...

 
 
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Flixist's seriously stupendous Fall/Winter movie preview

The Fall/Winter movie season is probably the best of the year. We get horror with October and then roll on into big blockbusters, holiday greatness and awards season. It's the best time to watch movies, even though it can be overwhelming at...

 
 
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Fall 2015 TV Premieres: What to Watch and When

I have a pretty outstanding relationship with television. More so than movies (it's so weird that I work here, right?), TV practically raised me from the mean streets of Sesame to the well adjusted adult that I am now. This fall there's a l...

 
 
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FlixList: The 8 Best Steven Universe Episodes

In the nearly two years since it first debuted, Steven Universe has done something few kids' shows do. Created by Adventure Time alum Rebecca Sugar, Steven Universe is a show that manages to be fun, hilarious, exciting but also deep. It's m...

 
 
 
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FlixList: Wes Craven's Five Best Films

I've never been a big horror fan. I get squeamish with bloody action, jump scares always catch me, and I don't really like looking at disturbing images in general. But when a horror film is well crafted, I can't seem to look away. Only one ...

 
 
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12 films based on Nintendo games we need (right now)

Video game movies are, nine times out of ten, not awesome. There have been exceptions, but generally speaking a movie is just a shade of the franchise it's supposed to represent. Why watch it when you can play it? But with Nintendo announci...

 
 
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Bojack Horseman is the Spec Ops: The Line of TV Shows

The first season of Bojack Horseman sort of came out of nowhere, at least as far as I was concerned. Back then, I was underemployed and watched pretty much anything that seemed vaguely interesting. I generally trusted (and continu...

 
 




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Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 
 
 
 
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