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The Fatal Flaw Behind Today’s Woke Comedy
6 days ago

The Fatal Flaw Behind Today’s Woke Comedy

Woke comedy tries to be didactic and fails because it has nothing profound or interesting to teach. But tons of real, good comedy is didactic.

Recently Robert Tracinski mistakenly argued …
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Spike Lee Is Wrong About Racism in 2018
6 days ago

Spike Lee Is Wrong About Racism in 2018

It’s hardly a shock to see Spike Lee sending a message with his movies.

Few filmmakers weaponize their work quite like Lee, occasionally to glorious effect as with “Do the …
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How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap
1 week ago

How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap

Nostalgia has a powerful hold on the human psyche.

While there are several reports on the matter, Dwight from “The Office,” said it best:

“People underestimate the power …
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Movie Stars Still Matter [But There’s a Catch]
1 week ago

Movie Stars Still Matter [But There’s a Catch]

Film finance today is predicated on one of two scenarios:

  • An ultra high net worth individual is willing to take equity risk and finance a film (whether for the …
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‘Search for Aliveness’ Seeks Eternal Answers
2 weeks ago

‘Search for Aliveness’ Seeks Eternal Answers

Have you ever felt like life is just pushing you along?

Like you’re caught in a current so strong you can’t stop its mighty force to slow down and do …
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New Conservative Film Festival Puts Freedom First
2 weeks ago

New Conservative Film Festival Puts Freedom First

The summer movie season is in full swing, but there’s an alternative for those tired of endless superhero sequels and animated dramedies.

The Steamboat Institute Film Festival in Steamboat Springs …
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How ‘Eighth Grade’ Demolishes PC Limitations
3 weeks ago

How ‘Eighth Grade’ Demolishes PC Limitations

To social justice warriors, “Eighth Grade” has no right being as great as most critics claim.

The latest wisdom from our politically correct betters says artists shouldn’t tell stories outside …
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Comics, Reporters Rally to Protect Ocasio Cortez
3 weeks ago

Comics, Reporters Rally to Protect Ocasio Cortez

Entertainment writers need a 12-step program to cure their addiction to late night TV.

In the Age of Trump outlets like Deadline.com, TheWrap.com and even the Associated Press feverishly churn …
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Your Essential Comedy Rule Book [Woke Edition]
3 weeks ago

Your Essential Comedy Rule Book [Woke Edition]

Comedy was hard. Now, it’s darn near impossible.

The rules governing what’s acceptable in stand-up routines and beyond have never been more complicated. Tell the wrong joke and you might …
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Hollywood Double Fail on Border, Climate Change
4 weeks ago

Hollywood Double Fail on Border, Climate Change

They tried. They really, really tried.

Hollywood studios large and small have spent years, even decades, warning us about the dangers associated with climate change.

More recently, anyone who …
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