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Is Bond Franchise Selling Its Soul for Cash?
5 years ago

Is Bond Franchise Selling Its Soul for Cash?

The Bond franchise is only getting stronger, more popular and, on paper, more lucrative. “Skyfall,” the 23rd film in the saga, earned $304 million in domestic box office sales, according …
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The HiT List: The Can’t Let It Go Edition
5 years ago

The HiT List: The Can’t Let It Go Edition

Perhaps the fine folks at Disney were still counting the stacks of cash generated by the 2013 film. Or, the internal dissent over letting a neo-classic like “Frozen” alone took longer …
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Why Funny or Die’s Gun Control Video Fires Blanks
5 years ago

Why Funny or Die’s Gun Control Video Fires Blanks

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So, two criminals, in between shoving guns in their mouths and otherwise demonstrating how irresponsible they can be with a firearm, make the case for stricter gun control rules in …
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How Understanding Film Makes Great Movies Even Better
5 years ago

How Understanding Film Makes Great Movies Even Better

When I’m not writing and directing movies, I teach the language of film and the craft of speaking said language. On the first day of my directing class, I often …
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Should Conservatives Binge Watch ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Trilogy?
5 years ago

Should Conservatives Binge Watch ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Trilogy?

The film adaptation of one of the bestselling books of all time took decades to reach the big screen. Digging into the behind the scenes story proved producer John Aglialoro had …
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Jon Stewart Destroys His Credibility with Hillary Defense
5 years ago

Jon Stewart Destroys His Credibility with Hillary Defense

He’s not, of course. He’s a highly partisan comic who routinely protects Democrats and “destroys” Republicans.

Wednesday’s “Daily Show” segment on Clinton’s email scandal should be preserved as a textbook …
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The Onion Pounces on Hillary Clinton’s EmailGate Woes
5 years ago

The Onion Pounces on Hillary Clinton’s EmailGate Woes

Yet the veteran humor magazine let rip with a stinging article today in the wake of Hillary Clinton’s growing email scandal.

The headline amounts to a story spoiler – ‘Hillary …
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Why Madonna Is Right, and Wrong, About Ageism
5 years ago

Why Madonna Is Right, and Wrong, About Ageism

Madonna, 56, recently complained about the unflattering comments she receives about her age. It’s a scourge of not just popular culture but the culture at large, she argued.

How E.W. Missed Reason Behind ‘American Sniper’s Success
5 years ago

How E.W. Missed Reason Behind ‘American Sniper’s Success

The magazine could be right. It still entirely misses why “Sniper” scored with movie goers.

The article, dubbed “Hollywood Goes to War,” says that despite “Sniper’s” poor Oscar night showing …
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Pounces on Giuliani to Protect Obama
5 years ago

‘Saturday Night Live’ Pounces on Giuliani to Protect Obama

Last night’s episode, the first since the show’s epic 40th anniversary bash, opened with a stinging rebuke to former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. His sin? Claiming that Obama …
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