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HiT DVD Autopsy – ‘Geostorm’
1 year ago

HiT DVD Autopsy – ‘Geostorm’

Director Roland Emmerich made a career out of displaying rampant global destruction.

Using the environment – and a ton of computers – Rollie has delivered sucker punches to famous global …
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Holiday DVD Autopsy: ‘Surviving Christmas’
2 years ago

Holiday DVD Autopsy: ‘Surviving Christmas’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Hollywood would have us believe Christmas is full of dark, dysfunctional families we must endure each December.

While some agree with that grim outlook, the numbers don’t support the melodrama.


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DVD Autopsy: ‘The Emoji Movie’
2 years ago

DVD Autopsy: ‘The Emoji Movie’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The common refrain about Hollywood having no more original ideas has an adjunct reality: many of their “new” ideas are better unrealized.

As an example, I give you “The Emoji …
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Why ‘Geostorm’ Is So Bad You Simply Must See It
2 years ago

Why ‘Geostorm’ Is So Bad You Simply Must See It

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Before we go anywhere, let’s untruck a harsh reality:

This is not a standard film review. The advance word on “Geostorm” has been negative for some time. For months bad …
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Mediocre ‘Goon’ Sequel Won’t Make us Forget ‘Slap Shot’
2 years ago

Mediocre ‘Goon’ Sequel Won’t Make us Forget ‘Slap Shot’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The 2012 film “Goon” became a modest indie hit with its story of a bouncer who punches his way into a minor league hockey career.

Seann William Scott of “American …
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HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘CHIPS’
2 years ago

HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘CHIPS’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

There is a formula lately when it comes to translating a television show to the movie screens.

(Here’s a secret: Hollywood loves a formula.)This involves altering the original tone to …
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Musicians Rally to ‘Hug’ Convicted Leaker Manning
2 years ago

Musicians Rally to ‘Hug’ Convicted Leaker Manning

Some of the biggest names in music are giving newly released prisoner Chelsea Manning a hero’s welcome.

The former military intelligence analyst once known as Bradley Manning became a free woman …
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‘Orient Express’ Gaffe Reveals Media’s PC Obsession
2 years ago

‘Orient Express’ Gaffe Reveals Media’s PC Obsession

Ready for some breaking news?

An overwhelming majority of the entertainment press tends to be liberal. I know, I know. The notion that a faction of a leftist industry covering …
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HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘Monster Trucks’
2 years ago

HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘Monster Trucks’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The term “misbegotten” is not employed with proper frequency in Hollywood.

It’s a treat when a cinematic disaster occurs with a definable malignant gestation. Four years back Paramount Pictures was …
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HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘Officer Downe’
2 years ago

HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘Officer Downe’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

It’s not always a Hollywood blockbuster worthy of going under the celluloid medical examiner’s knife.

Occasionally an obscure title comes through that just begs for a forensic examination.

Case in …
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