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The 13 Best Laser Scenes in Movie History
4 weeks ago

The 13 Best Laser Scenes in Movie History

The first laser was built in 1960 and has been an inspiration in movies ever since.

Despite a long association with science-fiction films, lasers can now be found in movies …
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How ‘Regulation’ Challenges Our Left-Right Divide
4 weeks ago

How ‘Regulation’ Challenges Our Left-Right Divide

I grew up in the backwoods of Colorado as a free spirit, something that can be seen when you view my new film, “Regulation.”

The main character, Kaleigh, spends her …
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‘Appalling’ Authors Punch Back Against PC Scolds
1 month ago

‘Appalling’ Authors Punch Back Against PC Scolds

The “Appalling Stories” series has always been about the villains.

When Ray Zacek, Paul Hair and I developed the idea, we had already been villains ourselves for years. It’s evil …
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How Netflix and Fellow Streamers Made HBO Irrevelant
2 months ago

How Netflix and Fellow Streamers Made HBO Irrevelant

HBO’s cultural hegemony is in decline.

The shockingly negative reaction to “Game of Thrones’” final season is just the most vulgar sign of its faded fortunes.

The proliferation of all …
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Why This Ex-Tour Guide Shared Her ‘Capitol Dream’
2 months ago

Why This Ex-Tour Guide Shared Her ‘Capitol Dream’

Five years ago, I served as a congressional intern in Washington, DC and on Capitol Hill for a Member of the United States Congress.

No reason other than my interest …
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Critic Confessions: The Time Cher Got Booed By Bikers
2 months ago

Critic Confessions: The Time Cher Got Booed By Bikers

Nineteen years ago I rode to Sturgis with my best chum Tom Delaney.

We began in Yankton where Tom loaned me a Road King. As we headed west we joined …
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Classic Horror Should Be Seen on the Big Screen
3 months ago

Classic Horror Should Be Seen on the Big Screen

Cineplex Odeon once played a pair of Universal horror staples, Tod Browning’s “Dracula” and James Whale’s “Frankenstein,” as part of its Classic Film Series.

While I can watch Whale’s film …
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Can You Survive 24 Hours in These Horror Film Universes?
3 months ago

Can You Survive 24 Hours in These Horror Film Universes?

Halloween is my favorite time of year!

Great scary movies abound across the TV landscape. I recently re-watched Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” and I figured a tennis racket solves the …
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How Hollywood Bias Permanently Changed One Film Site
3 months ago

How Hollywood Bias Permanently Changed One Film Site

I’ve been an avid movie watcher for 20 years.

By 2015 I was seeing, on average, three films a week at the theater alone. By mid-2016, I got the idea, …
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Culture War Vol. 2: How to Drive Leftist Scolds Crazy
7 months ago

Culture War Vol. 2: How to Drive Leftist Scolds Crazy

In Part One of this series, I brought up a question few are asking: what are the victory conditions of the Culture War?

The monopolistic control over mass media that …
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