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This Hollywood Original Cracks Audiobook Code
4 weeks ago

This Hollywood Original Cracks Audiobook Code

Doug Richardson is the rare straight shooter out of Hollywood.

In a world where superstars filter social media posts through their staff and others cater to the woke mobs, Richardson …
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How Carr’s ‘True Believer’ Connects to Real Military Veterans
3 months ago

How Carr’s ‘True Believer’ Connects to Real Military Veterans

To say Jack Carr is a unique novelist might be the understatement of the year.

A former Navy SEAL, the author could be the subject of his own series of …
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Watch These Kevin Smith Films Before ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’
3 months ago

Watch These Kevin Smith Films Before ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’

If only Hollywood was filled with a hundred more Kevin Smiths.

The “Clerks” director has his haters, but he never seems to take that seriously. He’s too busy talking up …
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How ’15 Minutes’ Predicted Our Crazy Social Media Age
3 months ago

How ’15 Minutes’ Predicted Our Crazy Social Media Age

‘“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” — Andy Warhol

That famous Andy Warhol quote is the basis for the criminally underrated “15 Minutes.” The 2001 film …
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Don’t Forget This Underdog Sylvester Stallone Franchise
4 months ago

Don’t Forget This Underdog Sylvester Stallone Franchise

Sylvester Stallone is that rare Hollywood animal who has kicked off not one or two but three successful film franchises.

Stallone is more than an actor for hire in each. …
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How This Director Created an ‘Expendables’ of Horror
9 months ago

How This Director Created an ‘Expendables’ of Horror

Horror films often pack more passion and ingenuity than any other genre.

Most sitting behind the camera on a horror movie are true fans, inspired to love their favorite movies …
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Cruise on Autopilot in Flat ‘Jack Reacher’ Sequel
3 years ago

Cruise on Autopilot in Flat ‘Jack Reacher’ Sequel

If “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” wasn’t headlined by Tom Cruise and didn’t have a $60 million budget, it would be your average VOD action flick.

The first “Reacher” had …
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How Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Trumps Partisan Politics
3 years ago

How Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Trumps Partisan Politics

Love him or hate him, Oliver Stone unquestionably marches to the beat of his own drum.

He’s had positive words for politicians as varied as Ron Paul and Fidel Castro. …
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‘Dog Eat Dog’ Reminds Us Why Nicolas Cage Matters
3 years ago

‘Dog Eat Dog’ Reminds Us Why Nicolas Cage Matters

Paul Schrader is arguably one of our greatest screenwriters.

As a wordsmith, he typed out “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” and countless other influential titles. As a director, Schrader is just …
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Adkins’ ‘Stagecoach’ For Western Fanatics Only
3 years ago

Adkins’ ‘Stagecoach’ For Western Fanatics Only

Many may not know it, but country music star Trace Adkins has been making a name for himself in the direct-to-video western market.

Yes, there is such a thing.

With …
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