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Is This Stephen Colbert’s Lowest ‘Late Show’ Low?
2 weeks ago

Is This Stephen Colbert’s Lowest ‘Late Show’ Low?

Stephen Colbert would have been fired long ago had he attacked the previous president as he has the current one.

His “c***holster” comment alone, which embraced the debunked Russia collusion …
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Meet the Youngest Actor on IMDB … Ever
2 weeks ago

Meet the Youngest Actor on IMDB … Ever

Actors train for years, sometimes decades, before starting their careers.

Others get their first gig in unconventional ways. The young lead in 2012’s “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” actress Quvenzhan√© …
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‘Minty’ Short Turns Tubman into Action Heroine
2 weeks ago

‘Minty’ Short Turns Tubman into Action Heroine

It’s a cinematic sin that Hollywood has yet to capture Harriet Tubman in a film all her own.

Larger than life, heroic beyond words, Tubman worked as a “conductor” on …
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Gary Sinise Makes It an Even 100 USO Tours
2 weeks ago

Gary Sinise Makes It an Even 100 USO Tours

Many connect Gary Sinise’s work on behalf of U.S. veterans to his role as Lt. Dan Taylor in “Forrest Gump.”

It’s understandable given the power of that performance and how …
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Hollwood Owes Matt Damon a #MeToo Apology
2 weeks ago

Hollwood Owes Matt Damon a #MeToo Apology

Matt Damon stepped on a #MeToo rake last year.

The “Suburbicon” star attempted to explore sexual assault allegations following Harvey Weinstein’s downfall. 

Big mistake.

At the time, Sen. Al Franken …
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Liberal Film Critics Lose It Over ‘Best of Enemies’
2 weeks ago

Liberal Film Critics Lose It Over ‘Best of Enemies’

Who saw this coming? Everyone who understands what makes many movie critics operate, that’s who.

“This” refers to film scribes skewering “The Best of Enemies,” a film recreating a remarkable …
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HiT Episode No. 113 – Zeke Zelker (‘Billboard’)
2 weeks ago

HiT Episode No. 113 – Zeke Zelker (‘Billboard’)

Indie filmmakers learn an ugly truth early in their careers.

Movies rarely, if ever, happen without a struggle. That’s assuming they make it to the big screen at all. How …
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Serious Star Power Serves ‘Best of Enemies’ Well
3 weeks ago

Serious Star Power Serves ‘Best of Enemies’ Well

You can’t recreate what happened in Durham, N.C. in 1971 without two powerhouse performances.

How do you convey a black activist winning over a Ku Klux Klan member with second-tier …
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Silly ‘Shazam’ (Mostly) Charms Our Inner Child
3 weeks ago

Silly ‘Shazam’ (Mostly) Charms Our Inner Child

We’ve come a long way from those dour DC Comics films.

You know the type. “The Dark Knight” trilogy. “Man of Steel.” The unwatchable “Suicide Squad.” They pretended superhero movies …
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‘Enemies’ Inspiration Says Film’s Timing Is Perfect
3 weeks ago

‘Enemies’ Inspiration Says Film’s Timing Is Perfect

Bill Riddick faced a near-impossible task in 1971.

His mission? Manufacture some racial harmony between a Southern black community and townfolk steeped in bigotry.

It’s a story too unbelievable …
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