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HiT Episode No. 84 – Comedian Andrew Heaton
42 mins ago

HiT Episode No. 84 – Comedian Andrew Heaton

There’s nothing funny about creative destruction, sugar subsidies or the minimum wage.

Andrew Heaton begs to differ.

The quicksilver wit makes all of the above hilarious while teaching us …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Mile 22’
3 days ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Mile 22’

Could an all-Asian cast bring the rom-com back from the grave? It won’t be for lack of trying.

“Crazy Rich Asians” clings to rom-com formulas like Kathy Griffin embracing her …
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14 Netflix Horror Movies to Scare You Silly
4 days ago

14 Netflix Horror Movies to Scare You Silly

By  •  Lists

There’s nothing better than watching a scary movie in a packed theater.

The collective breath holding. The nervous laughter. And, in some cases, the blood-curdling screams if the horror movie …
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‘Return of Living Dead II’ – ’80s Horror at Its Worst
5 days ago

‘Return of Living Dead II’ – ’80s Horror at Its Worst

Scream Factory’s love for aging horror fare can’t be denied.

Some movies, sadly, don’t deserve that affection. “Return of the Living Dead Part II” should be Exhibits A, B and …
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Spike Lee Is Wrong About Racism in 2018
6 days ago

Spike Lee Is Wrong About Racism in 2018

It’s hardly a shock to see Spike Lee sending a message with his movies.

Few filmmakers weaponize their work quite like Lee, occasionally to glorious effect as with “Do the …
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HiT Episode No. 83 – Comedian Kevin Klatman
1 week ago

HiT Episode No. 83 – Comedian Kevin Klatman

It’s getting harder than ever to stand out in the comedy crowd.

In the 1980s Bobcat Goldthwait embraced a screechier take on stand-up with impressive results.That voice grabbed your attention, …
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HiT Reviews: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘The Meg’
1 week ago

HiT Reviews: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘The Meg’

At his best, Spike Lee jams the screen with images that make the frame shimmer.

He hasn’t been “at his best” in some time. Ages, really.

For every “Do the …
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‘Dog Days’ Is a Slobbering Kiss of a Comedy
2 weeks ago

‘Dog Days’ Is a Slobbering Kiss of a Comedy

Your patience with “Dog Days” may be directly proportional to one simple fact.

Are you a dog person?

Check that box and you’ll put up with plenty, from a bloated …
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Comedy Central Inc. Calls Trump Admin Racist
2 weeks ago

Comedy Central Inc. Calls Trump Admin Racist

Comedy Central’s political leanings are hardly a secret.

The home of satires like “The Daily Show,” “The Opposition” and “The Colbert Report” constantly pounds conservatives while giving liberals a pass.


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HiT Rewind: ‘Jaws 2’ (1978)
2 weeks ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Jaws 2’ (1978)

Try finding a more prototypical sequel than “Jaws 2.”

The second in the four-film franchise hit theaters in 1978 minus much of what made the original so special. No epic …
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