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Celebrating a Literary Legend Too Often Ignored
2 weeks ago

Celebrating a Literary Legend Too Often Ignored

Even if you’ve never read any of Leigh Brackett’s stories, or if the name sounds unfamiliar, you probably know her work.

Try “The Big Sleep” for Bogart fans, “Hatari” and …
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Batman at 80: Why the Dark Knight Endures
3 weeks ago

Batman at 80: Why the Dark Knight Endures

From his comic book origin 80 years ago this weekend to his multiple incarnations on TV and the silver screen, there’s no denying Batman’s pop culture impact.

The brainchild of …
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‘Captain Marvel’ Strips One Essential Element Away
3 weeks 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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‘Man Up’ Show Gives Men a Positive Platform
1 month ago

‘Man Up’ Show Gives Men a Positive Platform

These are turbulent times to be a man.

Film producer Harvey Weinstein, media figures such as Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose and actors like Kevin Spacey have been tossed from …
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What’s Changed Since ‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2?
2 months ago

What’s Changed Since ‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2?

For those unfamiliar with the popular Netflix series, “Making a Murderer,” the show follows the murder trials of Steven Avery and his cousin, Brendan Dassey.

The two men were convicted …
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‘Green Book’ Exposes Hollywood’s Race Relations Rift
2 months ago

‘Green Book’ Exposes Hollywood’s Race Relations Rift

Sunday’s announcement of “Green Book” as 2018’s Best Picture winner at the Oscars led to some drama.

Director Spike Lee – who had won previously that night for “BlacKkKlansman’s” screenplay …
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‘Doctor Deplorable’ Shakes Up Liberal Kiddie Books
2 months ago

‘Doctor Deplorable’ Shakes Up Liberal Kiddie Books

When my children were young I read to them every chance I could.

My favorite read-aloud books entertained and educated my kids, contained interesting illustrations and had text that tickled …
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Jones’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Trump Rant Is Pure Ingratitude
3 months ago

Jones’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Trump Rant Is Pure Ingratitude

Jason Reitman, son of original “Ghosbusters” director Ivan Reitman, just dropped a cultural bomb on us.

The “Up in the Air” director will be overseeing “Ghostbusters 3,” coming to theaters …
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This ‘Aquaman’ Easter Egg Means … Everything
3 months ago

This ‘Aquaman’ Easter Egg Means … Everything

“Easter eggs” can blow the lid off hidden meanings, foreshadow plot twists or even offer profound insights into humanity.

For instance, if you were paying attention to a bookshelf in …
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Dystopian ‘Dogs’ Hits Too Close to Home
3 months ago

Dystopian ‘Dogs’ Hits Too Close to Home

“Our Dogs Did Not Bark A Politically Incorrect Dystopian Tale” was written as a cautionary tale.

The premise of the novel is taking Progressives at their word. It is a …
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