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Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ Rages Against ’50s America
4 weeks ago

Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ Rages Against ’50s America

The Coen brothers love dumb criminals. George Clooney apparently loathes the suburbs.

Those two philosophies collide in “Suburbicon,” the second oddest movie of the year. (Top prize goes to “Goodbye …
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6 Brutal Lessons from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal
1 month ago

6 Brutal Lessons from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Every day we learn new, more shocking, revelations about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Here’s just two from the last 24 hours:

  • Another woman shares an ugly story of how …
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Guess What’s Missing in ‘Suburbicon’s’ Press Push?
1 month ago

Guess What’s Missing in ‘Suburbicon’s’ Press Push?

Paramount’s video teasers for “Suburbicon” reveal the kind of comedy the Coen brothers could write in their sleep.

The studio’s clips – both the trailer and a teaser promoting positive …
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What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?
2 months ago

What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?

Entertainment reporters get pretty unusual stuff in the mail.

Shower radios. Stuffed animals. Potatoes. You name it, it’s hit my mailbox emblazoned with a new movie, TV show or streaming …
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Oscar-Bait ‘Downsizing’ Fears Climate Change, Overpopulation
3 months ago

Oscar-Bait ‘Downsizing’ Fears Climate Change, Overpopulation

Hollywood bitterly clings to some topics more than others.

Consider these recent examples:

  • Watergate? We’ve got yet another film on the subject coming soon.
  • The Iraq War? The flow …
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‘Suburbicon’ Pummels Hollywood’s Favorite Punching Bag
4 months ago

‘Suburbicon’ Pummels Hollywood’s Favorite Punching Bag

Ah, the picture perfect 1950s.

That American decade featured a Normal Rockwell portrait of our culture at its pinnacle. Neatly manicured lawns. Fathers who worked 9 to 5 and then …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Fist Fight,’ ‘The Great Wall’
9 months ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Fist Fight,’ ‘The Great Wall’

The “Fast & Furious” films have a quaint connection to reality.

Only a few of the franchise’s incredible car stunts could actually happen. Most tip their hats to the FX …
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27 Movies That Make Us Wanna Study Science
1 year ago

27 Movies That Make Us Wanna Study Science

Thankfully, Hollywood is here to help. The film industry keeps cranking out stories that both entertain and inspire our inner Isaac Newton.

They don’t always do it in the most …
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5 Movie Sequels We Crave (But Probably Won’t Get)
1 year ago

5 Movie Sequels We Crave (But Probably Won’t Get)

This summer even gave us “Independence Day: Resurgence,” a sequel to a film 20 years old. Hollywood’s hunger to make films based on existing properties has many fans hoping for sequels …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Into the Forest’
1 year ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Into the Forest’

The actor starred in three brisk “Bourne” installments. Then, he decided that was more than enough, allowing Jeremy Renner to take over the franchise via “The Bourne Legacy.”

Why? Let …
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