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Hey, what were our personal favorite movies of the decade?

As we inch closer and closer to the end of the year, not only will we be ringing out the year, but we'll be closer out an entire decade. It's been an insane ten years in the film world, and with so many good movies to discuss, it's going to...


WGA awards Inception, The Social Network for screenplays

Last weekend, the Writer's Guild of America held its annual awards ceremony. Vulture brings us word that the guild granted writer-director Christopher Nolan his first WGA award for Best Original Screenplay thanks to Inception (we agree). 20...


Flixist Awards 2010: Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay. It’s always a favorite category of mine, as I’ve tried my hand at adapting several novels and comics to screenplay, often with hilariously disastrous results that I shan’t dare share with you. Also, talking a...


Aaron Sorkin BBC interview on his next film and HBO project

As someone who had to study Aaron Sorkin's dialogue work in a screenwriting class in college, I think I might have been one of the few people my age not to raise a questionable eyebrow when we all heard there was going to be a movie about ...


Flixist Contest! Win The Social Network

Hello, loyal readers! We hope you're enjoying Flixist as much as we enjoy writing for Flixist, but we'd like to hear from you more often. We want your comments. No. We need your comments. It is our life juice and we must feed. So we're goin...


The Social Network returns to theaters, because it can

Oscar season is coming up, and apparently Sony's Columbia Pictures thinks that award voters can't remember what they saw this year - even if it's a critically acclaimed film that pulled in more than four times its opening weekend gross. So ...


Idiot with a Tripod video ode to Man with a Movie Camera

& The above short film is Jamie Stuart's fun ode to Dziga Vertov's Man With a Movie Camera. Shot in New York, the homage to the famous Russian silent film from 1929 is certainly a delight to watch, but I wouldn't go as far to say th...


Chicago Film Critics Association 2010 award nominations

It's that time of the year again. The time when the movie industry ships us a deluge of detailed lists and we watch as various associations try to act like they're the official opinion on the industry's "winners" of the year. One of the bes...


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Shirley"Surely you jest?"


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)"