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Movie Stars Still Matter [But There’s a Catch]
1 year ago

Movie Stars Still Matter [But There’s a Catch]

Film finance today is predicated on one of two scenarios:

  • An ultra high net worth individual is willing to take equity risk and finance a film (whether for the …
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9 Summer Movies That Perfectly Nail the Season
1 year ago

9 Summer Movies That Perfectly Nail the Season

Movies set during summer have a certain feel that represents the season’s lazy, relaxed vibe.

Vacations. Free time. The great outdoors.

Some films capture that perfectly. They also showcase the …
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‘Dark Money’ Only Tells Half the Story
1 year ago

‘Dark Money’ Only Tells Half the Story

“Dark Money” bills itself as an exploration of the effects of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United campaign finance decision.

The documentary uncovers a world of dark money buying legislatures, state …
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‘Search for Aliveness’ Seeks Eternal Answers
1 year ago

‘Search for Aliveness’ Seeks Eternal Answers

Have you ever felt like life is just pushing you along?

Like you’re caught in a current so strong you can’t stop its mighty force to slow down and do …
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New Conservative Film Festival Puts Freedom First
1 year ago

New Conservative Film Festival Puts Freedom First

The summer movie season is in full swing, but there’s an alternative for those tired of endless superhero sequels and animated dramedies.

The Steamboat Institute Film Festival in Steamboat Springs …
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How ‘Head’ Made Monkees Out of Naysayers
1 year ago

How ‘Head’ Made Monkees Out of Naysayers

You say we’re manufactured To that we all agree So make your choice, and we’ll rejoice In never being free

Hey, hey, we are The Monkees …
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Twitter Reveals Intersectionality’s Problem with Facts
1 year ago

Twitter Reveals Intersectionality’s Problem with Facts

There were many things I learned as an English major in college, like how understanding something properly is actually hard work.

Take Winnie the Pooh, for example.

Did you know …
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Why Story Must Come First Before ‘The Message’
1 year ago

Why Story Must Come First Before ‘The Message’

I am the son of a college statistics professor and a writer, and I was raised in a house that cherished reading and film along with college football.

My first real …
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‘Inside Jaws’ Shares Secrets Behind Spielberg’s Shark Classic
1 year ago

‘Inside Jaws’ Shares Secrets Behind Spielberg’s Shark Classic

What’s the one time of the year you don’t want the beaches to be closed?

The July 4th holiday, right? What better time to release a podcast about the movie …
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‘Cold November’ Shatters Hollywood Hunting Stereotypes
1 year ago

‘Cold November’ Shatters Hollywood Hunting Stereotypes

Some dramas centered on multi-generational women might focus on traditionally female roles like gardening, cooking or sewing.

“Cold November” zeroes in on the tradition of hunting.

The film introduces a …
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