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Posts By C.S. Johnson

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4 Awkward, PC Updates That Hurt Disney’s ‘Aladdin’
3 months ago

4 Awkward, PC Updates That Hurt Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

The “Aladdin” live-action remake is fun for kids. Just don’t expect it to live up to the original.

Disney’s “Star Wars” advertising says, “every generation has a legend,” and when …
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‘Captain Marvel’ Strips One Essential Element Away
5 months ago

‘Captain Marvel’ Strips One Essential Element Away

I am a woman, and therefore I am woke enough to speak on women’s issues.

Ladies, it’s time for us to demand an anti-Bechdel test for movie wokeness.

I went …
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‘Into the Spider-Verse’ – Diversity Done Right
8 months ago

‘Into the Spider-Verse’ – Diversity Done Right

With the progressive championing of diversity in Hollywood, there’s always the risk of pandering and needlessly pushing the racial divide.

I remember when Disney brought out Moana as a “diverse” …
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Disney Wrecks Its Brand with ‘Ralph’ Sequel
8 months ago

Disney Wrecks Its Brand with ‘Ralph’ Sequel

Disney’s “Wreck-It-Ralph” told us the “bad guy” was not really “bad” just because he did bad things in his video game.

That’s similar to how the Mouse House reframed the …
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4 Reasons Conservatives Can Cheer ‘Grindelwald’
9 months ago

4 Reasons Conservatives Can Cheer ‘Grindelwald’

By  •  Opinion

J. K. Rowling might be a Trump-hating liberal, but there’s no denying she knows her craft.

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” serves up both weak spots and PC talking …
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Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’ Flop: Woman, Thou Art Lost
9 months ago

Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’ Flop: Woman, Thou Art Lost

“The Nutcracker and The Four Realms” is one of Disney’s bigger misfires.

While the movie itself is a beautiful work of art with its special effects, colorful costumes and magical …
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5 Ways ‘Gosnell’ Can Unite the Left, Right
10 months ago

5 Ways ‘Gosnell’ Can Unite the Left, Right

By  •  Lists

This past week, my wonderful husband and I went to go see “Gosnell,” a far cry from our last movie date night—”The Meg.”

Obviously, “Gosnell” is very polarizing because, in …
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‘House With a Clock’ Tinkers with PC Upgrades
11 months ago

‘House With a Clock’ Tinkers with PC Upgrades

By  •  Opinion

It used to be that “whoever controls the past controls the future.” What does it mean when people seek to control our imagination?

Last week, “The House with a Clock …
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How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap
1 year ago

How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap

Nostalgia has a powerful hold on the human psyche.

While there are several reports on the matter, Dwight from “The Office,” said it best:

“People underestimate the power …
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