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Review: Under the Shadow

Some of the most notable indie horror movies of the last few years have been by women or about women. For example, see Jennifer Kent's The Babadook, David Robert Mitchell's It Follows, and Robert Eggers' The Witch. Each of these films ...

 
 
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Flixgiving: Five Movies Liz Is Thankful For

It's Flixgiving! The Flixist staff has gathered together around the cool glow of the TV to share movies that we're thankful for; ones that have impacted our lives, ones that we feel are important, and ones that we just love. The movies I'm ...

 
 
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Review: Like Someone in Love

[This review was originally posted as part of our 2012 New York Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the theatrical release of Like Someone in Love.] Something about Like Someone in Love had me hooked until the end....

 
 
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NYC: Abbas Kiarostami retrospective starts tomorrow

Abbas Kiarostami is one of the finest directors to come out of Iran, and one of the most acclaimed and important voices in international film. His movies include Taste of Cherry, the Koker Trilogy, The Wind Will Carry Us, Certified Copy, an...

 
 
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Trailer: This is Not a Film

In December of 2010, the Iranian government sentenced filmmaker Jafar Panahi to six years in jail and banned him from making any films, traveling abroad, or speaking to the press for 20 years. His crime was being associated with the Green ...

 
 
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Review: A Separation

It's never a nice feeling thinking you're going to dislike a movie that is widely beloved. I felt like A Separation was going to be one of them. I'm not really sure why. Maybe it's because I didn't like Le Havre very much, and it got s...

 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

Capone"The Fonz freaks out"

 

Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"

 

Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"

 

The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"

 

For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

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

 

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

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"