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HiT Rewind: ‘Hard Eight’ (1996)
4 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Hard Eight’ (1996)

In the end it’s got all the trappings of a low-rent Hollywood B movie that bypasses the clichés to create something original.

“Hard Eight’s” main draw is a lead performance …
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Is Hollywood Warming Up to the U.S. Military?
4 years ago

Is Hollywood Warming Up to the U.S. Military?

Madison Rising will take the stage before the film’s screening, to be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Jan. 12. Tickets are free.

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The patriotic band is known for their …
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How ‘Deadpool’ Conquered Social Media
4 years ago

How ‘Deadpool’ Conquered Social Media

It’s certainly longer and can be just as expensive. Major releases are even advertised more than a year in advance. We’re then treated to rumors, quotes from the cast and …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Point Break’ (1991)
4 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Point Break’ (1991)

That may not be a sentence you expect for a ’90s action movie starring Keanu Reeves chasing bank-robbing surfers. It’s true all the same.

Reeves’ Johnny Utah (one of the …
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Watch These Westerns Before Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’
4 years ago

Watch These Westerns Before Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’

A string of John Wayne pictures, Roy Rogers oaters and spaghetti westerns gave the genre all the good, bad and ugly it needed. That’s why the genre will never make …
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Dear Netflix: Revive These Three Shows Next
4 years ago

Dear Netflix: Revive These Three Shows Next

The streaming giant recently made it clear it would be beefing up its already large originals library in 2016. This year saw the debut of Netflix’s first Oscar-bait movie, “Beasts of …
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Prime Reason to Ditch Your Cable Service?
4 years ago

Prime Reason to Ditch Your Cable Service?

Amazon Prime, a streaming service that offers both video content and free shipping on most items, recently launched an exciting new feature.

For varying monthly fees, members can get “add …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang’ (2005)
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4 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang’ (2005)

The “Lethal Weapon” scribe, making his directorial debut, uses his tongue-in-cheek style to present a noir story that’s a throwback to classic L.A. detective films. In typical Black fashion, the characters …
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The Comic Roots of ‘Batman v. Superman’
4 years ago

The Comic Roots of ‘Batman v. Superman’

The film, set for a March 25, 2016 release, is the first time we will get to see The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel go head to head on …
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Why ‘Die Hard’ (Still) Matters
4 years ago

Why ‘Die Hard’ (Still) Matters

This was in the wake of news that Bruce Willis and director Len Wiseman (“Live Free or Die Hard”) were re-teaming to give the grizzled John McClane another go. The …
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