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HiT Reviews: ‘I Feel Pretty,’ ‘Little Pink House’
18 hours ago

HiT Reviews: ‘I Feel Pretty,’ ‘Little Pink House’

There’s a fine line between identity politics and legit empowerment.

The happy surprise in “I Feel Pretty?” is how deftly this amusing rom-com walks it.

It’s not a strut, mind …
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Critics Weaponize Whiteness Against Amy Schumer’s ‘Pretty’ Pic
2 days ago

Critics Weaponize Whiteness Against Amy Schumer’s ‘Pretty’ Pic

Amy Schumer admits she’d rather not be the star of her own film, “I Feel Pretty.”

After all, the comedienne is white. That’s a problem in our modern age, apparently.


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How Woke Comedy Is Killing Laughter in Pop Culture
4 days ago

How Woke Comedy Is Killing Laughter in Pop Culture

Sometimes a simple news item captures a problem so completely it makes your mouth go dry.

Consider the following headline from Deadline.com:

As Molly Ringwald Turns On ‘The …
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Schumer Virtue Signals While Hollywood Diversity Burns
4 days ago

Schumer Virtue Signals While Hollywood Diversity Burns

Interviewing Amy Schumer must be a chore. She admits as much herself.

Talk about her new projects segues into political rants, feminist pleadings and more. The old studio system would …
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‘Swamp’ Satire Uses Liberals’ Favorite Tactics Against Them
5 days ago

‘Swamp’ Satire Uses Liberals’ Favorite Tactics Against Them

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Thomas Krannawitter knows white papers and think tanks can’t always compete with laughter.

A perfectly timed satire can scorch your ideological foes. It’s a lesson too many conservatives have yet …
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HiT Episode No. 69 – Courtney Moorehead Balaker (‘Little Pink House’)
7 days ago

HiT Episode No. 69 – Courtney Moorehead Balaker (‘Little Pink House’)

There’s a very good reason Hollywood progressives make message movies. They often work.

Headlines comes and go. They fade from our minds, pushed aside by the current news cycle. A …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Rampage,’ ‘Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare’
1 week ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Rampage,’ ‘Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare’

We all have a certain pain tolerance, but what’s our threshold for cinematic stupidity?

Consider “Rampage” as the ultimate test for the latter. Pass it, and you’ll enjoy Dwayne Johnson’s …
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Why the Found Footage Festival Is Uniquely American
1 week ago

Why the Found Footage Festival Is Uniquely American

Nick Prueher partially blames Jane Fonda for his VHS obsession.

The Oscar winner scored big with a series of workout videos in the 1980s. That helped convince other entrepreneurs they, …
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Critic Confessions: How ‘Will & Grace’ Chased Me Away
1 week ago

Critic Confessions: How ‘Will & Grace’ Chased Me Away

“Will & Grace” broke up with me after a long and fulfilling courtship.

I confess to never having watched the popular NBC sitcom during its first few seasons. Then, after …
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Gay Groups Silent on Kimmel, Handler’s Homophobic Jokes
2 weeks ago

Gay Groups Silent on Kimmel, Handler’s Homophobic Jokes

GLAAD has a long history of holding comedians accountable for perceived gay slights.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation hounded Adam Carolla following comments he made regarding the transgender …
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