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Today’s audiences don’t just watch movies at the local cineplex. They screen them on their laptops, tablets and smart phones as well. The genres may be different, but Hollywood in Toto looks at entertainment value first and foremost when helping you pick the best movie for your favorite media player.

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Willow Creek’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Willow Creek’

The standup turned auteur makes the characters carrying those cameras three dimensional.

That’s nearly as groundbreaking as the film that unofficially started the found footage craze, 1999’s “The Blair Witch …
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Report: Sarandon, Redford Cover for Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper on Death Penalty
5 years ago

Report: Sarandon, Redford Cover for Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper on Death Penalty

When “Death Row Stories,” the CNN docu-series powered by Hollywood liberal Robert Redford and Susan Sarandon, got a major politician to say too much they left the material on the …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Avatar’ (2009)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Avatar’ (2009)

  • Does the film still captivate in one less dimension?
  • Are those clunky lectures still obnoxious on a second viewing?
  • Did James Cameron get robbed of a Best Director Oscar?

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‘Monsters: Dark Continent’ Promises Political Firepower
5 years ago

‘Monsters: Dark Continent’ Promises Political Firepower

By  •  Movies

Will the “Monsters” sequel pick up that baton and dash with it?

“Monsters: Dark Continent” doesn’t have a U.S. theatrical release date yet, but the trailer and official synopsis suggest …
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Show Business? Hollywood Picks Ideology Over Box Office
5 years ago

Show Business? Hollywood Picks Ideology Over Box Office

Hard to imagine that conversation happening any time soon. Yet some major Hollywood players are banking on audiences clamoring to choose between those two subjects.

Robert Redford will star in …
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HiT Review: ‘The Last of Robin Hood’
5 years ago

HiT Review: ‘The Last of Robin Hood’

Beverly Aadland wasn’t Errol Flynn’s final seduction.

“The Last of Robin Hood” shows Flynn’s influence on a directorial team determined to bring Beverly’s affair with Flynn to the big screen.


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Streaming Central: What’s New on Netflix?
5 years ago

Streaming Central: What’s New on Netflix?

By  •  TV, Movies

The streaming service routinely mixes both fresh films and TV shows into its repertoire. Occasionally, a lapsed license means some content disappears from the service.

For now, consider the following …
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Weinstein Breaks Promise, Will Produce Violent Films
5 years ago

Weinstein Breaks Promise, Will Produce Violent Films

Harvey Weinstein vowed to get out of the violent movie business, an oath that had a rather short shelf life.

Hollywood’s highest profile producer promised, in the wake of the …
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The Sad, Unpredictable Fall of Russell Brand
5 years ago

The Sad, Unpredictable Fall of Russell Brand

The British comic put his complicated past aside for 2008’s “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” a comedy that showcased his professional quirks. He played a rock star who stole our hero’s girl without …
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HiT DVD Review: ‘Whitewash’
7
5 years ago

HiT DVD Review: ‘Whitewash’

The “Wings” star showed a saltier side in the wine dramedy, a far cry from his sitcom persona. That led to a career reboot – steady gigs in high-profile projects …
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