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Posts By Christian Toto

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Hit Rewind: ‘Moonstruck’ (1987)
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5 years ago

Hit Rewind: ‘Moonstruck’ (1987)

The 1987 romance, which earned a Best Actress Oscar for Cher as well as a Supporting statuette for Olympia Dukakis, is like a ballad where the lyrics don’t make sense, …
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HiT Rewind:  ‘Grand Canyon’ (1991)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Grand Canyon’ (1991)

The biggest question left by the ambitious film remains unanswered. Where did the great Kasdan go?

The man who directed “Body Heat,” “The Big Chill” and “The Accidental Tourist” and …
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HiT Rewind:  ‘The Sure Thing’ (1985)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘The Sure Thing’ (1985)

Today’s teens have Michael Cera as their on-screen surrogate, the man-child cast to trip and stumble into love in movies like “Juno” and “Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist.”

Teens of …
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HiT Review:  ‘They Came Together’
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5 years ago

HiT Review: ‘They Came Together’

“They Came Together,” available on Blu-ray Sept. 2, will leave a scar, the kind even the steadiest surgeon’s hand can’t remove. So why does it feel like the film lets …
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Is TV Killing the Movie Industry at Long Last?
5 years ago

Is TV Killing the Movie Industry at Long Last?

Too many sequels, prequels and reboots? Not enough “Iron Man?” Audiences are too distracted by the latest “Star Wars” rumor to make it to the theater? The true culprits may …
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Matt Nehmer
5 years ago

Matt Nehmer

As others spent their adolescent years dashing about in sports and finding dates for dances, Matt spent mine inside watching movies. He set a goal at 15 to see every …
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Barry Wurst
5 years ago

Barry Wurst

Barry Wurst II writes for Maui Time Weekly and MauiWatch. He’s a member of the Denver Film Critics Society and, from 2006-2014, taught film courses at the University of Colorado …
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Dave Taylor
5 years ago

Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor is a single dad to three children, 17, 14, and 10, and has been writing about his experiences as a parent and father for years at GoFatherhood.com. He’s …
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Paul Asay
5 years ago

Paul Asay

A senior associate editor for the popular Christian site Plugged In [www.pluggedin.com], Paul Asay has been reviewing movies since 2006. A longtime journalist, he’s written for a variety of secular …
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Beth Trapani
5 years ago

Beth Trapani

Beth Trapani is a Philadelphia-area school communications consultant who focuses on helping schools communicate more effectively with staff, students, parents, and community members. She is also a crisis communications …
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