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Director Brings Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Back from the Grave
2 years ago

Director Brings Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Back from the Grave

The director’s “Frankenstein,” screening Feb. 1 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Littleton, updates the story’s setting to modern-day Los Angeles. This time the creature isn’t composed of rotting body parts …
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Pop Culture Confessions: 5 Great Movies About Hollywood
2 years ago

Pop Culture Confessions: 5 Great Movies About Hollywood

He kept a bottle of vodka in his desk drawer and by the time his afternoon classes rolled around he’d be three sheets to the wind.

“Three sheets to the …
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Alan Powell Won’t Be ‘Caged’ by Bad Movie Projects
2 years ago

Alan Powell Won’t Be ‘Caged’ by Bad Movie Projects

“I’d be on a plane, flying to play a show, reading a book on acting with no [movie] prospects,” Powell says.

The Christian rocker loves his day job, but he’s always …
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Sundance Film Festival’s ‘Diversity’ Sham
2 years ago

Sundance Film Festival’s ‘Diversity’ Sham

The veteran actor and founder of the Sundance Film Festival, was asked Thursday about diversity in Hollywood. It’s the biggest question facing the industry since the Academy Award nominations were …
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Is ‘Barbershop’ a Conservative Movie Franchise?
2 years ago

Is ‘Barbershop’ a Conservative Movie Franchise?

The third “Barbershop” movie hits theaters this spring. “Barbershop: The Next Cut” picks up the franchise where it left off in 2004. That’s a long time between films, but given …
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Critics Seethe Over ’13 Hours’ – ‘War Pornography’
2 years ago

Critics Seethe Over ’13 Hours’ – ‘War Pornography’

“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” isn’t getting pummeled by critics in the grand Michael Bay fashion. It’s still angering critics who treat any film with masculine heroes fighting …
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Why Casting Directors Deserve the Spotlight, Too
2 years ago

Why Casting Directors Deserve the Spotlight, Too

Richard Hicks, president of the Casting Society of America, insists diverse movies do more than reflect the country as a whole. They pad the industry’s bottom line, both creatively and …
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’13 Hours’ Reveals (Another) Benghazi Media Fail
2 years ago

’13 Hours’ Reveals (Another) Benghazi Media Fail

We already knew press outlets downplayed how Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the families of those who died in Benghazi that an anti-Islamic video triggered the melee. She later testified …
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7 Instant Lessons from Today’s Oscar Nominations
2 years ago

7 Instant Lessons from Today’s Oscar Nominations

The Oscar telecast remains a cultural institution, albeit one seen by fewer people each year. It’s still part of the Hollywood fabric. That makes every year’s Oscar nominations reveal worth parsing.


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How Benghazi Survivors Kept Politics Out of ’13 Hours’
2 years ago

How Benghazi Survivors Kept Politics Out of ’13 Hours’

He just wants people to learn what happened “on the ground” that harrowing day. He should know. He was there at the U.S. diplomatic compound when Islamic militants started their savage attack.


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