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HiT Rewind: ‘Avatar’ (2009)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Avatar’ (2009)

  • Does the film still captivate in one less dimension?
  • Are those clunky lectures still obnoxious on a second viewing?
  • Did James Cameron get robbed of a Best Director Oscar?

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Why We Shouldn’t Fear a ‘Walking Dead’ Spin-off
5 years ago

Why We Shouldn’t Fear a ‘Walking Dead’ Spin-off

The moment the AMC horror series began attracting huge audiences it seemed like a copycat series was inevitable.

Now, one is heading our way, but the notion of yet another …
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‘Monsters: Dark Continent’ Promises Political Firepower
5 years ago

‘Monsters: Dark Continent’ Promises Political Firepower

By  •  Movies

Will the “Monsters” sequel pick up that baton and dash with it?

“Monsters: Dark Continent” doesn’t have a U.S. theatrical release date yet, but the trailer and official synopsis suggest …
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Show Business? Hollywood Picks Ideology Over Box Office
5 years ago

Show Business? Hollywood Picks Ideology Over Box Office

Hard to imagine that conversation happening any time soon. Yet some major Hollywood players are banking on audiences clamoring to choose between those two subjects.

Robert Redford will star in …
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HiT Review: ‘The Last of Robin Hood’
5 years ago

HiT Review: ‘The Last of Robin Hood’

Beverly Aadland wasn’t Errol Flynn’s final seduction.

“The Last of Robin Hood” shows Flynn’s influence on a directorial team determined to bring Beverly’s affair with Flynn to the big screen.


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Pat Boone Recalls Joan Rivers’ Free Spirit
5 years ago

Pat Boone Recalls Joan Rivers’ Free Spirit

Legendary crooner Pat Boone knows another side of late comedienne Joan Rivers.

Boone met Rivers years ago when the comedienne came to hear what Jerry Falwell had to say about …
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Iconic Comedienne Joan Rivers Dies at 81
5 years ago

Iconic Comedienne Joan Rivers Dies at 81

Rivers stopped breathing last week following vocal cord surgery and was placed in a coma as doctors scrambled to assess her condition.

She leaves behind a legacy unmatched by her …
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Dr. Drew Shares Fear of Social Media Bloodlust
5 years ago

Dr. Drew Shares Fear of Social Media Bloodlust

Dr. Drew Pinsky knows the value our culture places on celebrity, and he winces when it’s not used to its maximum effect.

“I’ve seen a lot of celebrities champion causes …
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‘Breaking Bad’ vs. ‘Sopranos’ – Why Walter White Wins
5 years ago

‘Breaking Bad’ vs. ‘Sopranos’ – Why Walter White Wins

By  •  TV, Lists

“Breaking Bad” vs. “The Sopranos.” It’s the kind of grudge match suitable for our binge-viewing age. Only it’s not a fair fight.

The AMC meth drama wins, hands down, over …
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Streaming Central: What’s New on Netflix?
5 years ago

Streaming Central: What’s New on Netflix?

By  •  TV, Movies

The streaming service routinely mixes both fresh films and TV shows into its repertoire. Occasionally, a lapsed license means some content disappears from the service.

For now, consider the following …
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