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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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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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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Under the Silver Lake"Beware the Dog Killer"

 

Hanna"Unique just means alone"

 

Mary Magdalene"The Passion 0.5"

 

Missing Link"No no, I think I found it all"

 

Hellboy"Oh boy..."

 

Ploey"A parent-child team review!"

 

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy"AKA: How to waste Michelle Yeoh"

 

Girls of the Sun"Women taking freedom into their own hands"

 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote"The impossible dream meets the imperfect reality"

 

Rottentail"10,000 square feet of holiness"

 

The Haunting of Sharon Tate"Haunting for all the wrong reasons"

 

The Wind"A prairie home cacodemon"

 

Pet Sematary"Sometimes remade is better"

 

Peterloo"The sound of silence"

 

Shazam!"Say my name"

 

Trip of Compassion"Everything you know about PTSD, rewritten"

 

Dogman"Kindness can only get you so far"

 

Screwball"A swing for the fences results in a groundout "

 

Ramen Shop"Passes inspection"

 

The Beach Bum""Ain't that far down if we don't look, right?""

 

Dumbo"Guess how I'm feeling? Dumbo."

 

The Hummingbird Project"Nothing more exciting than laying cable"

 

Arrested Development - Season Five Part Two"They've Made a Huge Mistake"

 

Us"Turns out, the real monsters were us all along"