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Today’s consumers have more entertainment options than ever before thanks to technology and the explosion of new media outlets. That’s why Hollywood in Toto will help readers suss out the very best content across media. We all lead busy lives. Let’s consume only the highest quality movies, television shows and music with our limited leisure time.

‘The Nightingale’ Blends Genres for Maximum Impact
2 days ago

‘The Nightingale’ Blends Genres for Maximum Impact

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In “The Nightingale,” from “The Babadook” writer/director Jennifer Kent, Clare (Aisling Franciosi) is a woman living in a brutal, predominantly male environment of 19th century Australia.

Clare is Irish, enraged …
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‘Good Boys’ Makes the Most of Pre-Teen Virtue
2 days ago

‘Good Boys’ Makes the Most of Pre-Teen Virtue

There’s an undeniable tension at the heart of “Good Boys,” Hollywood’s latest raunch-fest.

Here are three boys … boys, mind you, and they just want to act their age. In …
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‘Gwen’ Offers Slow Burn Scares with a Sly Surprise
2 days ago

‘Gwen’ Offers Slow Burn Scares with a Sly Surprise

In “Gwen,” first-time director William McGregor’s turns the scenic countryside of North Wales into something unsettling in its lush desolation.

An omnipresent fog encloses the land around the film’s eponymous …
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Billy Joel at Coors Field: The Piano Man Persists
1 week ago

Billy Joel at Coors Field: The Piano Man Persists

Billy Joel shared an obvious confession Thursday during his packed Coors Field concert appearance.

“I ain’t got nothing new for you. It’s the same ol’ s***,” the New York native …
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Here’s Why the Live-Action ‘Dora’ Destroys the Doubters
1 week ago

Here’s Why the Live-Action ‘Dora’ Destroys the Doubters

Turning animated shows into live-action movies is a terrible idea on paper.

Could any kid actor truly play Bart Simpson or Gene Belcher? Imagine the poor soul attempting to bring …
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‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Is the Lovable Romp We Needed
1 week ago

‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Is the Lovable Romp We Needed

There’s a reason Hollywood can’t quit Shia LaBeouf.

Sure, he played a part in that dispiriting “Indiana Jones” sequel and can’t keep himself out of embarrassing headlines. The 33-year-old star …
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‘Them That Follow’ Arrives with One Two Many Subplots
1 week ago

‘Them That Follow’ Arrives with One Two Many Subplots

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In the disturbing drama, “Them That Follow,” Walton Goggins plays Lemuel, a preacher who uses snakes as a pivotal part of his worship service.

An isolated community has formed around …
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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ – Loud, Dumb, Silly and Spectacular
2 weeks ago

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ – Loud, Dumb, Silly and Spectacular

Each new “Fast & Furious” entry should come with a warning label.

For maximum pleasure, please disconnect your frontal lobe. Thank you, and make sure you pick up a cool, …
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Here’s What’s Really Offensive About ‘Loqueesha’
3 weeks ago

Here’s What’s Really Offensive About ‘Loqueesha’

Jeremy Saville’s “Loqueesha,” a movie about a white man who finds success pretending to be a black woman on the radio, is a dreadful film.

It’s not because of the …
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Awkwafina Owns ‘The Farewell,’ the Summer’s Best Surprise
3 weeks ago

Awkwafina Owns ‘The Farewell,’ the Summer’s Best Surprise

Some stars shine brighter in limited light.

Is anyone clamoring to see Charlie Day as a leading man?

Even the Minions, those yellow pranksters from the “Despicable Me” franchise, fizzled …
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