The 2019 Golden Cages: Most Overrated Movie

Another year of cinema has passed, which means it's time for our second annual Golden Cages awards, the only end-of-the-year awards program featuring everyone's favorite actor as a screaming statuette! Over the next two weeks leading up to ...

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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 ...


Five Reasons Why The Royal Tenenbaums is Overrated

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to ...


Flixist Awards 2011: Most Overrated Movie

We've all been there, admit it. There's some highly praised, whether critically or through word of mouth, movie that's out. Everyone and their dog is shouting "Go see this movie," or "It changed my life!" Maybe some variation of "It's the b...


Five of 2011's most overrated movies

2011 wound up being a relatively disappointing year for movies. We had a metric ton of sequels, remakes, and, most importantly, a whole lot of pure crap. Obviously, in any given year, there just tends to be a lot of crap, especially if...


Overrated: Up

[This week is Pixar Week here at Flixist, so we're doing special reviews and features for all things Pixar. Keep your eyes on the Pixar Week tag page for more updates, or just watch the front page!] Pixar has consistently been a leadin...


Universal looking for new Bourne

Sharing my sentiments exactly but two films too late, Matt Damon has had enough of the Bourne series. Universal aren't letting such a minor detail as the loss of their leading man deter them from dredging it back up for another go though, a...


Richard Kelly is going to Corpus Christi

I have a tumultuous love/hate relationship with director Richard Kelly. While I consider cult darling Donnie Darko to be extremely overrated, I thoroughly enjoyed the failure that was Southland Tales and even thought The Box wasn&rsquo...


Flixist Awards 2010: Most Overrated Film

2010 was an amazing year for the film industry with oodles of honorable movies that deserved every bit of the hype they got. However, the Flixist staff isn't different from most groups of friends in that we have widely varying opinions on ...


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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"