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Why Horror Movie Remakes Are Doomed to Fail
17 hours ago

Why Horror Movie Remakes Are Doomed to Fail

Movie remakes have a bad reputation. Horror remakes have it much worse.

They’re often dismissed as unoriginal and unnecessary, especially if they’re a remake of classic film. Such was the …
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Chelsea Handler’s Activism Excuse Bought by Corrupt Media
5 days ago

Chelsea Handler’s Activism Excuse Bought by Corrupt Media

There’s one line politicians utter that always sets off a reporter’s Spidey senses.

I’m leaving politics to spend more time with my family…

That instantly sparks a media …
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8 Unforgettable Action Movie Car Stunts
4 weeks ago

8 Unforgettable Action Movie Car Stunts

Any great action movie will have Hollywood stars saving the day with impossible feats of heroism.

All the better when those stunts feature expert driving skills and very fast cars.


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How Fame, Fortune Pushed Lady Gaga to the Edge
4 weeks ago

How Fame, Fortune Pushed Lady Gaga to the Edge

In 1954 Marlon Brando won the Oscar, the Golden Globe, and four other major awards for his role in “On the Waterfront.”

Later that week a reporter asked Brando, “What’s …
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Why Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ Misses the Mark by a Mile
1 month ago

Why Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ Misses the Mark by a Mile

Director Darren Aronofsky famously called his movie “Noah” “the least Biblical film ever made.”

He also claimed that film’s lead character was the “first environmentalist.” The comment suggests the movie …
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Exclusive: ‘Cacophony: A Tale of Faith & Fear’ Excerpt
2 months ago

Exclusive: ‘Cacophony: A Tale of Faith & Fear’ Excerpt

Spiritual revivals are rarely easier.

Add a demon princess bent on sabotage, and you’ve got the makings of an intriguing fantasy for our times.

Jacob Airey’s “Cacophony (Volume 1)” shares …
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Flashback: Identity Politics Killed Silicon Valley Screening
3 months ago

Flashback: Identity Politics Killed Silicon Valley Screening

Part of me wasn’t surprised to read about the Google engineer fired for writing an anti-identity politics manifesto.

It wasn’t the manifesto’s contents that interested me. It’s the impulse to …
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Why Pulp Revolution Is Perfect Response to 24/7 Politics
3 months ago

Why Pulp Revolution Is Perfect Response to 24/7 Politics

Politics ruins everything. And it has infiltrated nearly all aspects of our life, including our entertainment.

Perhaps I should say, especially our entertainment.

Politics has always permeated the arts, of …
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FLASHBACK: When Identity Politics Targeted Deaf Film
3 months ago

FLASHBACK: When Identity Politics Targeted Deaf Film

Filmmaker Michael Mailer was recently accused of “crip-face” for casting Alec Baldwin as a blind man in the newly released film, “Blind.”

Jay Ruderman, an advocate for the inclusion of …
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See the Military Muscle Tied to a Frank Frazetta Classic
3 months ago

See the Military Muscle Tied to a Frank Frazetta Classic

If you’ve ever admired the cover of a Robert E. Howard Conan book, you’re probably familiar with artist Frank Frazetta.

Frazetta died in 2010, but for at least …
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