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How ‘A Dying King’ Solves a Decades Old Iranian Mystery
9 months ago

How ‘A Dying King’ Solves a Decades Old Iranian Mystery

I watched Iran’s Green Revolution unfold from my home in Los Angeles, the city where I grew up but not where I was born.

Being born in Iran and moving …
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Why Horror Movie Remakes Are Doomed to Fail
9 months ago

Why Horror Movie Remakes Are Doomed to Fail

Movie remakes have a bad reputation. Horror remakes have it much worse.

They’re often dismissed as unoriginal and unnecessary, especially if they’re a remake of classic film. Such was the …
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Midland’s ‘On the Rocks’ Is Just What Country Needed
10 months ago

Midland’s ‘On the Rocks’ Is Just What Country Needed

It’s one of those songs you don’t get tired of.

Every time Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” comes on the radio—which is so often that it might be annoying in another song—I …
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8 Unforgettable Action Movie Car Stunts
10 months ago

8 Unforgettable Action Movie Car Stunts

Any great action movie will have Hollywood stars saving the day with impossible feats of heroism.

All the better when those stunts feature expert driving skills and very fast cars.


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Zero Emmy Surprises: Trump-Bashing Content Rules
10 months ago

Zero Emmy Surprises: Trump-Bashing Content Rules

To the surprise of nobody, Sunday’s Emmy broadcast was yet another chance for the liberal Hollywood elite to do what they always do – insult half the country, alienate viewers …
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‘Hap and Leonard’ Does Hollywood Diversity Right
11 months ago

‘Hap and Leonard’ Does Hollywood Diversity Right

There’s been a lot of talk about Hollywood diversity of late, with liberals demanding more roles for nonwhites, women and other under-represented groups.

The industry must make up for past …
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Flashback: Identity Politics Killed Silicon Valley Screening
11 months ago

Flashback: Identity Politics Killed Silicon Valley Screening

Part of me wasn’t surprised to read about the Google engineer fired for writing an anti-identity politics manifesto.

It wasn’t the manifesto’s contents that interested me. It’s the impulse to …
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Why Pulp Revolution Is Perfect Response to 24/7 Politics
12 months ago

Why Pulp Revolution Is Perfect Response to 24/7 Politics

Politics ruins everything. And it has infiltrated nearly all aspects of our life, including our entertainment.

Perhaps I should say, especially our entertainment.

Politics has always permeated the arts, of …
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FLASHBACK: When Identity Politics Targeted Deaf Film
12 months ago

FLASHBACK: When Identity Politics Targeted Deaf Film

Filmmaker Michael Mailer was recently accused of “crip-face” for casting Alec Baldwin as a blind man in the newly released film, “Blind.”

Jay Ruderman, an advocate for the inclusion of …
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See the Military Muscle Tied to a Frank Frazetta Classic
12 months ago

See the Military Muscle Tied to a Frank Frazetta Classic

If you’ve ever admired the cover of a Robert E. Howard Conan book, you’re probably familiar with artist Frank Frazetta.

Frazetta died in 2010, but for at least …
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