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‘Annie’ Remake Takes Pot Shot at the Rich
4 years ago

‘Annie’ Remake Takes Pot Shot at the Rich

The tale of a red-headed wastrel whose life changes when she meets the uber-rich Daddy Warbucks conquered just about every media, from comic strips to radio and Broadway.

Now, her tale is …
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5 Takeaways from ‘The Interview’ Cancellation (So Far)
4 years ago

5 Takeaways from ‘The Interview’ Cancellation (So Far)

The Dec. 25 comedy, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco as TV show types asked to assassinate North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un, got yanked from its theatrical release by Sony after …
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Rosie O’Donnell: ‘I Stand in My Truth,’ Yanks Anti-Israel Art
4 years ago

Rosie O’Donnell: ‘I Stand in My Truth,’ Yanks Anti-Israel Art

By  •  TV, Opinion

Last week O’Donnell found herself in the media spotlight when news outlets reported that the actress/comedienne’s “artwork” was anti-Israel, featuring an image of an injured child, supposedly in Gaza, whereas …
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Is STD Horror the Latest Genre Trend?
4 years ago

Is STD Horror the Latest Genre Trend?

The horror genre hasn’t had a bona fide trend in some time, save the pragmatic hunger for reboots and sequels.

A trio of recent films suggests that could change, thanks …
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Oscar Contenders Bring Faith into Focus
4 years ago

Oscar Contenders Bring Faith into Focus

Other movies covering a range of themes also touch upon spirituality in ways mainstream Hollywood productions sometimes ignore.

The last 12 months marked a surge in faith-based filmmaking, from the …
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Will Stars Speak Out After Chris Rock’s Hollywood Critique?
4 years ago

Will Stars Speak Out After Chris Rock’s Hollywood Critique?

Rock, out promoting his new film “Top Five,” held little back in a Hollywood Reporter essay regarding job prospects in Hollywood for people of color.

But how many …
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5 Reasons the Bond Franchise Doesn’t Show Its Age
4 years ago

5 Reasons the Bond Franchise Doesn’t Show Its Age

American movie goers will need to wake up by 6 a.m. EST Dec. 4 to watch the streaming press conference from Pinewood Studios at 007.com.

The spy franchise is merely …
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Jimmy Fallon Slow Jams, Defends, Obama’s Immigration Actions
4 years ago

Jimmy Fallon Slow Jams, Defends, Obama’s Immigration Actions

By  •  TV, Opinion

Leno proved, week after week, to be the only late night host willing to mock the president, a basic task humorists did with regularity before January 21, 2009.

Would Leno’s …
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How Hollywood Failed Martin Short
4 years ago

How Hollywood Failed Martin Short

The former “SCTV” star’s resume would be the envy of most performers, stretching from big screen projects to a Tony-winning turn in Broadway’s “Little Me.”

He even endeared himself to …
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Flashback: Bill Maher Trashed Palin Clan as ‘Inbred Weirdos’
4 years ago

Flashback: Bill Maher Trashed Palin Clan as ‘Inbred Weirdos’

By  •  TV, Opinion

Most journalists, comics and media observers obey said rule. “Saturday Night Live” chose to mock Mitt Romney’s family during the 2012 presidential campaign, but at least the children in question …
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