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‘Happy Death Day 2U’ – Make It Stop!
2 days ago

‘Happy Death Day 2U’ – Make It Stop!

It helps if horror comedies don’t completely skip the whole “horror” part of the equation.

“Happy Death Day 2U” does just that, giving us the least inspired serial killer in …
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‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Barely Scratches Rom-Com Target
2 days ago

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Barely Scratches Rom-Com Target

It’s hard to parody a genre already given its last rites.

Hollywood unofficially gave up on rom-coms a while ago, having failed to find a formula to satisfy our cravings. …
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How Brie Larson Can Really Impact Diversity
3 days ago

How Brie Larson Can Really Impact Diversity

Brie Larson’s super power is being more woke than her Hollywood peers.

The Oscar winner claimed her role in the 2017 popcorn flick “Kong: Skull Island” was her tribute to …
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Hollywood Stars Mum on Northam, Fairfax and Omar
5 days ago

Hollywood Stars Mum on Northam, Fairfax and Omar

Modern Hollywood has never been so vocal.

Talk shows. Social media. Awards stages. Marches. Rallies. Protests.

Name the venue, and a star or starlet is there, promoting a crush of …
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‘Possum’ Burrows Under Your Skin, Won’t Leave
6 days ago

‘Possum’ Burrows Under Your Skin, Won’t Leave

The indie thriller “Possum” won’t spark a new horror franchise.

Nor will the movie, on home video Feb. 12, be embraced by the masses. It’s too quirky, slow moving and …
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Hill Apologizes for ‘Superbad,’ Toxic Masculinity
6 days ago

Hill Apologizes for ‘Superbad,’ Toxic Masculinity

Jonah Hill is growing up, and there’s nothing wrong with that at all.

The actor who came of age in bawdy comedies like “Knocked Up” and “Superbad” is now a …
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HiT Episode No. 105 – Dave Landau (Anthony Cumia Show)
1 week ago

HiT Episode No. 105 – Dave Landau (Anthony Cumia Show)

Comedian Dave Landau has a bone to pick with Judd Apatow.

Landau, a whipsmart stand-up and co-host of “The Anthony Cumia Show,” is quick to praise Apatow’s comedies.

Think “Superbad,” …
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‘Lego Movie 2’ Revels in Meta Gags (Between Woke Nods)
1 week ago

‘Lego Movie 2’ Revels in Meta Gags (Between Woke Nods)

No film franchise epitomizes our ADHD film culture better than the “Lego” series.

Rapid fire jokes. Blazingly fast pop culture references. Blink and you miss a half dozen winks and/or …
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‘Deplorables Tour’ Comics Punished for Trump Support
1 week ago

‘Deplorables Tour’ Comics Punished for Trump Support

It took only one night with The Deplorables Tour for Brian Haner to learn what happens when you publicly support President Donald Trump.

Haner, a sessions musician turned comic performer, …
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‘America the Beautiful’ Drowns in Trump Hatred
2 weeks ago

‘America the Beautiful’ Drowns in Trump Hatred

“America the Beautiful” combines the most annoying tics from found footage films with full on Trump Derangement Syndrome.

And it’s even worse than it sounds.

The film, which debuted last …
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