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Immersive Theater: Meet the Future of Entertainment
6 days ago

Immersive Theater: Meet the Future of Entertainment

Tired of the old proscenium theater shows? The moldy musical revivals? The self-indulgent moralizing of “important” Broadway plays?

Sick of Hollywood pushing its garbage on you?

There’s reason for cheer. …
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Media’s War on Taylor Swift Just Went Full Racist
7 days ago

Media’s War on Taylor Swift Just Went Full Racist

Being a pop star used to be so much easier.

Record a half dozen hummable songs. Wear the trendiest clothes. Say nice things about your fans. Shake off a mini …
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Ross, Noah Play Both Sides of Immigration Debate
2 weeks ago

Ross, Noah Play Both Sides of Immigration Debate

If you listened to our media overlords you’d think late night TV is the most trusted source for news.

After all, virtually every time a late night comic trashes President …
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LA Times Demands Country Stars Push Gun Control
2 weeks ago

LA Times Demands Country Stars Push Gun Control

It’s happening again.

Another major media outlet is demanding an entertainer take up a left-wing cause. We previously saw this as journalists scolded “South Park” for refusing to bash President …
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7 Ways Hollywood Can Recover from Its Worst Year Ever
3 weeks ago

7 Ways Hollywood Can Recover from Its Worst Year Ever

Suddenly the summer’s sour box office is the furthest thing from a Hollywood mogul’s mind.

What’s on the front burner now? Which A-list star will be accused of sexual assault …
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How ‘A Dying King’ Solves a Decades Old Iranian Mystery
3 weeks ago

How ‘A Dying King’ Solves a Decades Old Iranian Mystery

I watched Iran’s Green Revolution unfold from my home in Los Angeles, the city where I grew up but not where I was born.

Being born in Iran and moving …
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0 For 4! ‘Geostorm’ Latest Climate Change Flop
4 weeks ago

0 For 4! ‘Geostorm’ Latest Climate Change Flop

Four very different films hit theaters over the past few weeks.

Consider:

  • A sequel to one of the most talked about documentaries in recent memory.
  • An artsy horror film …
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Why Horror Movie Remakes Are Doomed to Fail
4 weeks 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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How I Stumped ‘Brave’s’ Josh Brolin on Free Speech
1 month ago

How I Stumped ‘Brave’s’ Josh Brolin on Free Speech

By  •  Opinion

Let’s be blunt. Many celebrity interviews are awful.

From “Who are you wearing?” to inane questions like, “In what ways are you like your character?”

It must take great acting just …
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Critic Confessions: Saying Goodbye to Entertainment Weekly
1 month ago

Critic Confessions: Saying Goodbye to Entertainment Weekly

By  •  Opinion

No weekend is complete without the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly in my mailbox.

Magazine subscriptions come and go at Chez Toto. Not EW. I can’t remember when I first …
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