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Deep Analysis: Tokyo Godfathers

Show of hands, how many of you reading this article go out and watch foreign cinema or at least attempt to? When we think of movies, some may think of epic Hollywood blockbusters with well known celebrities and glorious action scenes while ...

 
 
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always looks like a heartbreaking film

Social commentary is one of my favorite things in media. A snapshot of the time and place we currently live in, it reveals what the average person is thinking under specific governments or oppression. It's the best way to physically captur...

 
 
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Review: Burden

Love is an exceptionally powerful emotion. While hard to explain in rational terms, the feeling of warmth and acceptance one gets when madly in love can cause men to move mountains. Never underestimate the lengths people will go to defend t...

 
 
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Review: My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

One of the grand traditions of anime is not the filler arc, but the film adaptation. No matter how obscure or unsuccessful a certain show may be, you can basically count on a movie getting released shortly after the series starts airing. Di...

 
 
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Review: The Assistant

Corporate America is an exceptionally terrible place to find individualism. After decades of systemic abuse and routine overworking going unreported, we're finally starting to learn the truth about how employers mistreat their employees to ...

 
 
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Here are your 2019 Golden Cages winners

With Oscar season over and all of our staff voting finished for this year's Golden Cages awards, we here at Flixist wanted to take the time to recap everything that won and let you know what else was in the running. There were a ton of movi...

 
 
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The Jesus Rolls trailer is here and it's...well it's here

To expand the Lewbowski Cinematic Universe, John Turturro wrote and directed his own take on his scene-stealing Jesus Quintana. Not a sequel to The Big Lebowski, but a spin-off around the mysterious ball-licking Quintana. First we got a tea...

 
 
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Hamilton is coming to a movie theater near you

We've all heard of Hamilton: An American Musical, right? It's the universally acclaimed, Tony Award dominating Broadway sensation about an American historical figure. The play consistently sells out theaters wherever it goes. It is really d...

 
 
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Disinfect your bowling ball for the Jesus Rolls teaser

Last summer, John Turturro confirmed his plan to bring his Big Lebowski character back to the big screen in The Jesus Rolls spin-off. The epic bowler with a checkered past got minimal screen time, but Turturro made the most of it. Now ...

 
 
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Wes Anderson's upcoming film has a date, but not a trailer

Acclaimed director Wes Anderson will return with his newest film this summer, titled The French Dispatch. Announced by Searchlight Pictures (FKA Fox Searchlight Pictures), the date for for the comedic drama is slated for a July 24th release...

 
 
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Netflix announces production of a new Witcher animated film

Netflix is going all-in on The Witcher. After the immense success of the first season of its show (which may or may not be inflating its viewership numbers), Netflix is looking to create an animated film based on the series. Titled The Wit...

 
 
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Quentin Tarantino is bringing Bounty Law to television

One of the many storylines in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-nominated Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood involved a show called Bounty Law, a western which starred Rick Dalton as Jake Cahill but played in real life by Leonardo DiCaprio....

 
 
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Jesse's Top 5 Movies of 2019

Another year has come and gone for the film industries and now that we're in the middle of the deadest month of the year in terms of new releases, might as well look back at all of the movies that came out last year. I'll hold off my though...

 
 
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Timothée Chalamet is lacing up his Bob Dylan boots

On a Sunday afternoon in 1965, music lovers enjoying the Newport Folk Festival awaited a solo performance from Bob Dylan, not knowing his overnight change would lead to controversy. Instead of one man with an acoustic guitar and harmonica, ...

 
 
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Here are the 2020 Golden Globe winners

It's award season time, so you know what that means! It's time to watch Ricky Gervais host the Golden Globes! The Golden Globes are usually a fairly important indicator for which movies will start to emerge as front runners during this year...

 
 
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Studio Ghibli announces a new feature film

It seems like an odd question to ask, but do you remember Studio Ghibli? For a majority of anime and animation fans, that might seem like a ridiculous question. How could anyone possibly forget the studio that made such cinematic classics l...

 
 
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Uncharted: the search for the hidden director

In the Uncharted video game series, adventurer Nathan Drake roams the far ends of the Earth in search of ancient artifacts from ancient civilizations with ancient secrets. In all his traveling and near-death experiences, Drake sought o...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Flixist's best reviewed movies of 2019

Hello boys and girls! 2019 is slowly drawing to a close and as sad as it may be to see it go for some, it's probably my favorite time of the year. Why? Because I get to look back at the past year of films that we reviewed and determine whic...

 
 
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Cats will be receiving VFX updates while in theaters

In a completely unprecedented move, Universal Pictures has announced it will be updating the recently released Cats with new visual effects during its theatrical run. In what The Hollywood Reporter is saying is a move that "is being done at...

 
 
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Quentin Tarantino wants to make Kill Bill a trilogy

“In the cards” is a common idiom in the English lexicon. When used, the implication is that a suggested action is highly likely, though not fully guaranteed. For example, it’s a good sign if a you ask your boss about a pro...

 
 
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The strangest and most insane Scooby-Doo moments

So there I was, sitting in a theater of families and wide-eyed Disney fangirls waiting for Frozen II to begin. While sitting through the plethora of trailers, one trailer stood out to the audience for the oddest reason. The trailer for...

 
 
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The Irishman lets DeNiro tell the tale in its final trailer

While The Irishman has been in theaters for a couple of weeks, many anxiously await its Netflix release. Whether it's due to relese availability, pure laziness, or bladders too small to make it through a three-and-a-half hour film with...

 
 
 
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Marvel sets release dates for next few years of films

Marvel has announced release dates for five untitled movies dating all the way through 2023. If you had any concerns about them slowing down after Endgame, you can rest easy. There's a total of 13 films on the horizon from the studio.

 
 
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Review: 10 Minutes Gone

Heist movies can be a lot of things, but at the very least they’re usually entertaining to some extent. Some are funny and smart while others are obnoxious and jaw-dropping. Anyone watching a heist movie instantly thinks about what ...

 
 
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Netflix nabs the rights for a new Beverly Hills Cop film

It's been half a decade since news of Beverly Hills Cop 4 rolled out, but there's a new development in the case. Netflix was swooped in to bring Axel Foley out of retirement for a new sequel. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish announced that the streami...

 
 
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Review: Inside Game

2007 marked a time of change. Steve Jobs introduced us to the original iPhone, thereby enslaving us in perpetuity to a tiny screen. NASA launched Phoenix, a spacecraft that landed on the north pole of Mars to test habitability and to rese...

 
 
 
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WB bumps Tom and Jerry's release date to December 2020

I had successfully forgotten that a live-action/animation hybrid Tom and Jerry film was in the works, so this latest news sent a shiver down my spine. For one reason or another, Warner Bros. has bumped up the release date for its ungodly re...

 
 
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Disney conjures up a new Hocus Pocus film for Disney+

Disney is looking to recapture the spooky magic of 1993's Hocus Pocus with a brand new entry for Disney+. The company announced plans, today, to take another crack at the whip for a film that has grown a significant cult following over the ...

 
 
 
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Review: Metallica: S&M²

Metallica may not have invented the genre of heavy metal, but they certainly popularized it. Blasting onto the scene in the early 80s, the Los Angeles based foursome became legendary in the underground circuit for their bleeding fast riffs,...

 
 
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Review: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Ever since the completion of Breaking Bad, there's been a persistent rumor that a follow-up movie was in the works. I'm a purist, I don't see the need to return to a well once it has been perfectly tapped. After a nearly perfect run of five...

 
 
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Disney's Jungle Cruise looks like a decent popcorn flick

Disney has just unveiled a new trailer for Jungle Cruise, a film adaptation of the "popular" ride from Walt Disney World. Combining elements from the attraction with a star-studded cast, I'm actually quite surprised at the result. This doe...

 
 
 
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Warner Bros. confirms a Training Day prequel is coming

"You gotta be a wolf to catch a wolf" - Alonzo Harris Lines like this and a supreme performance is what helped earn Denzel Washington his first Academy Award as a lead. In fact, there was so much spirit wolf going around that Ethan Hawke ...

 
 
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Jordan Peele makes a Universal deal

In 2017, Jordan Peele surprised movie fans with his mega-hit Get Out, followed by this year’s equally impressive Us. With a track record made of molten hot fireballs, Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions has found a new partner in Un...

 
 
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Netflix's The Council will see Will Smith as a crime boss

The upcoming Netflix produced crime drama The Council has found its leading man in the form of Will Smith. Assuming the role of New York City crims boss Nicky Barnes, Smith will be reuniting with Concussion director Peter Landesman for a fi...

 
 




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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"

 
 
 
 
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