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Why ‘Die Hard’ (Still) Matters
4 years ago

Why ‘Die Hard’ (Still) Matters

This was in the wake of news that Bruce Willis and director Len Wiseman (“Live Free or Die Hard”) were re-teaming to give the grizzled John McClane another go. The …
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Adele Brings Out Worst in Journalists
4 years ago

Adele Brings Out Worst in Journalists

The British singer’s new release “25” sold 2.3 million copies in its first three days of release. The album is expected to top Nielsen Music’s previous single-week sales record holder, *NSYNC’s “No Strings …
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‘SNL’ – The MSNBC of Comedy
4 years ago

‘SNL’ – The MSNBC of Comedy

By  •  Opinion

The comedy institution has been lurching to the left for some time now. For the past seven years it’s either ignored or downplayed miscues by the Obama administration. Sure, it hit …
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Jennifer Lawrence’s Predictable Transformation
4 years ago

Jennifer Lawrence’s Predictable Transformation

By  •  Opinion

She was the stunning young actress who won an Oscar at the age of 22 but seemed as awe struck as the proverbial girl next door. She confessed to eating cheesecake …
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Why Self-Indulgent Cameos Must Die
4 years ago

Why Self-Indulgent Cameos Must Die

By  •  Opinion

And yet having the rich and famous play variations of themselves doesn’t always work as intended. The joke is more often on us.

Take “Trainwreck,” one of the year’s best comedies and …
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Faith-Based Movies Miss the Point
4 years ago

Faith-Based Movies Miss the Point

By  •  Opinion

There, in a home worn by time and circumstances lay my little sister, ravaged by cancer. She rested with a cross above her bed and inked with glory to God.

On …
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Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe
5 years ago

Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe

But when that character has been written about for more than half a century and has been the subject of movies, cartoon and countless fantastic adventures, you can be sure …
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What Really Makes a Hero (Hint: It’s Not the Tights)
5 years ago

What Really Makes a Hero (Hint: It’s Not the Tights)

By  •  Opinion

What if Superman didn’t want to be a hero?

He didn’t have to be, you know. He could’ve been a doctor (and saved ever so much money on X-ray machines) …
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Why Nicholas Sparks Movies Matter in 2015
5 years ago

Why Nicholas Sparks Movies Matter in 2015

The former rom-com star feasted on wildly improbably plot lines, witness the title alone of 2003’s “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.”

Sparks’ stories are different. They’re sweet, …
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Five Lessons from ‘Furious 7’s’ Box Office Bonanza
5 years ago

Five Lessons from ‘Furious 7’s’ Box Office Bonanza

Yet the sequel’s gargantuan haul – $147.2 million domestically – still took some by surprise.

After all, a franchise that started as a Velveeta cheese-worthy romp is suddenly more dominant …
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