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How News Media, Hollywood Collude to Rock Your Vote
5 years ago

How News Media, Hollywood Collude to Rock Your Vote

Those two groups see no problem using their money – and clout – to do the same. And they often work in tandem to make that happen on behalf of liberal …
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5 Reasons Michael Bay’s Benghazi Film Won’t Impact Hillary
5 years ago

5 Reasons Michael Bay’s Benghazi Film Won’t Impact Hillary

Conservatives may cheer the news, hoping the film will force news outlets to re-examine Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s role in the government’s attack response.

That’s not very likely.

A …
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Will ‘Nightcrawler’ Fan Flames of Media Mistrust?
5 years ago

Will ‘Nightcrawler’ Fan Flames of Media Mistrust?

That’s very good news for “Nightcrawler,” a new thriller taking the media to task for its outrageous behavior.

Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a camera man who goes to any lengths …
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6 Political Stories Jon Stewart Could Mock (But Won’t)
5 years ago

6 Political Stories Jon Stewart Could Mock (But Won’t)

Stewart’s “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central leans decidedly left even if mainstream media outlets refuse to label the series as such. That means Stewart’s staff often ignores material that paints Democrats …
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‘Saturday Night Live’ on Obama: Too Little, Too Late
5 years ago

‘Saturday Night Live’ on Obama: Too Little, Too Late

By  •  TV, Opinion

For nearly six years the venerable sketch show failed to comedically vet President Barack Obama as it has presidents starting with Gerald Ford.

Perhaps Obama’s sinking poll numbers provided the …
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Is Russell Brand the New Michael Moore?
5 years ago

Is Russell Brand the New Michael Moore?

The filmmaker hasn’t made a movie since 2009’s “Capitalism: A Love Story.” That’s a long five years for the left’s most conspicuous storyteller.

These days, Moore appears content to dole out …
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Is America Ready for ‘Dear White People?’
5 years ago

Is America Ready for ‘Dear White People?’

Lee’s 1989 classic made us confront race in ways that couldn’t be avoided.

“Dear White People” should repeat that film’s repercussions… and then some. But is the nation ready to …
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Director Jason Reitman’s Fall as Fast as His Rise
5 years ago

Director Jason Reitman’s Fall as Fast as His Rise

Director Jason Reitman, son of comic mastermind Ivan Reitman (“Ghostbusters”), delivered a triple play of features few directors could equal out of the gate.

Then Hollywood’s law of physics kicked in. “Young Adult.” “Labor …
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In Praise of Harvey Weinstein’s Bipartisan Turn
5 years ago

In Praise of Harvey Weinstein’s Bipartisan Turn

He recently vowed to crush the NRA with a feature film to star Meryl Streep, and he opened his wallet repeatedly to support President Barack Obama’s two presidential runs.

That …
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How ‘Mr. Smith’s’ Beltway Battle Mirrored Christ’s Crucifixion
5 years ago

How ‘Mr. Smith’s’ Beltway Battle Mirrored Christ’s Crucifixion

Mr. Jefferson Smith (Jimmy Stewart, classic Hollywood Everyman) is small-town hero chosen to fill a vacated senate seat for a couple of months before elections.

The corrupt political machine that …
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