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Here are your 2016 Razzie winners and losers

Just in case you thought cinema had a good year, the annual Razzie awards reminds you of several films you wish you'd forgotten about. Like years before the nominations and wins take pot shots at easy targets. Rather than tackle cinema's wo...

 
 
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Here are your 2016 Oscar winners

There we have it. Another awards season has come to a close and, despite a bevy of rightful protests leading up to the show, it was the best show in years. While diversity is still a huge issue in the industry as a whole, last night's Acade...

 
 
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Check out this awesome Birdman toy commercial

There's not really much to say other than this is a neat little ditty promoting Birdman's victory lap through some theaters after taking home the Best Picture Oscar. But it's just really, really neat. If you haven't yet, you should watch B...

 
 
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Here are your 2015 Razzie winners and losers

With the 2015 Academy Awards come and gone, it's time to focus on the negative stuff...or at least the stuff that's popular to hate rather than actual bad movies. We've got expected "winners" like Michael Bay and lots of hate for Saving Chr...

 
 
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Neil Patrick Harris to host the 87th Annual Academy Awards

The Academy Awards are a tough sell every year. Each year their relevance continues to fade as more and more folks rely on word of mouth from social media rather than purchasing their movie ticket or DVD based on how many awards a film has ...

 
 
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What did you think of the 86th Academy Awards?

Bit late this week because reasons (same ones that explain why my video quality is so terrible), but opinions never die, so whatever! Although most of us have probably already forgotten that the Oscars happened a mere 6 days ago, there are...

 
 
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Community: What are your thoughts on this year's Oscars?

Hello gentle readers of Flixist! Did you know that the 2014 Academy Awards is this weekend!? I sure forgot. What do you guys and girls think? Are you surprised by some of the nominees? (*cough cough* Lone Ranger *cough*) Are there any movie...

 
 
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Check out this clip from animated short The Missing Scarf

The Missing Scarf is an animated short by Irish animator and filmmaker Eoin Duffy. I had the chance to see it when I recently saw a screening of the 2014 Oscar Nominated Animated Short Films, and though it is a runner-up and not actually a...

 
 
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A look at the 2014 Oscar Nominated Animated Short Films

One easily overlooked part of the flurry of The Academy Awards is the shorts sections. Perhaps they seem less interesting or less consequential due to their bite-size nature, but to me, short films are often all the more accessible and feas...

 
 
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Check out this trailer for Oscar nominated short Feral

This brief trailer for Daniel Sousa's short film Feral gives us a glimpse into the world and story of the Oscar nominated animated short film. Feral follows the story of a young boy who is raised by a pack of wolves in the woods, only to b...

 
 
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Ellen DeGeneres will be the best Oscar host

Ellen DeGeneres is hosting the 86th Annual Academy Awards next March and it will be the best thing anyone has ever seen. Don't believe me? Watch this promo spot for the show (directed by Paul Feig) as Ellen dances around in a tuxedo. I lov...

 
 
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There are 75 songs eligible for Best Original Song Oscar

Now that the Academy Awards have released their list of nominations for this year, it's time for the awards season to go into full swing. Naturally that means we all ignore the Golden Globes completely and just jump right into Oscar crazine...

 
 
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Seth MacFarlane officially not hosting the 2014 Oscars

Feminism can breathe a collective sigh of relief, comedian, actor and director Seth MacFarlane will officially not be hosting the 2014 Oscars. But, it's not because the Academy has redacted their (probable) love of rape jokes or because the...

 
 
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Seth MacFarlane asked to host the Oscars again

After a very controversial run as last year's Oscar host, The Academy has reportedly asked director and comedian Seth MacFarlane if he would like to host next year's show too. Now, what's important is that MacFarlane's Oscars isn't controve...

 
 
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Mondo releases poster series for the 2013 Oscars

As we mentioned last week, the movie poster art mavens at Mondo commissioned and released a series of posters for various Oscar nominees this year. They showed us three posters before the Oscars were awarded, but now that the show is over w...

 
 
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3 Mondo posters for the 2013 Oscars revealed

For the second year in a row, Mondo (the movie poster art powerhouse) has commissioned a set of posters for select Academy Award nominees. Three of the set have been officially announced, and others are going to debut during the broadcast o...

 
 
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Puppies predict the 2013 Oscar winner for Best Picture

Another year, another round of puppies predicting Oscar winners. On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Fallon enlisted the help of an adorable and snazzily-dressed gang of puppies to predict the Best Picture winner for this year's Academy Award...

 
 
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2013's Best Animated Short nominees now online in full

With this year's Academy Awards now only two weeks away, it's finally time to get all of those last minute viewings of this year's nominees. Although it's still possible to catch, say a Best Picture nominee like Argo in theaters, it's much ...

 
 
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2013 Best Picture nominees get pretty commission posters

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Gallery 1988 (which we've featured on this site before) commissioned a set of artists to create a batch of one sheet posters to celebrate this year's nine Best Picture nominees. My favorit...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Oscar winner The Fantastic Flying Books

Whenever I watch the Oscars and the short films pop up I'm always upset with all the amazing looking films I haven't seen. This is especially true for the animated category where everything usually looks utterly charming and wonderful. Thi...

 
 
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The 2012 Oscar winners

Many of you probably didn't stay up last night to catch the Oscars. If you didn't you missed a pretty middle of the road show. Billy Crystal was Billy Crystal, though he did seem to be attempting to be a bit edgy and there were some funny p...

 
 




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Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "