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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 Movie Review: ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’
5 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’

It’s Stephen King territory, and the horror novelist’s first screenplay adapted from one of his works in 25 years tackles that scenario head on.

Only “A Good Marriage” isn’t interested …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Contagion’ (2011)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Contagion’ (2011)

So where are the thrills, the chases and the heart-stopping revelations that usually accompany this doomsday scenario? And why can’t Soderbergh, an Oscar winner himself for the 2000 film “Traffic,” …
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Fall Movie Preview: My Date with Oscar
5 years ago

Fall Movie Preview: My Date with Oscar

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The Ben Affleck/Rosamund PIke thriller might dominate the box office, but it’s meant to vacuum up awards, nominations and critical huzzahs.

This is Oscar movie season, a time when every …
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‘Chef’ Serves Up Primer on American Dream
5 years ago

‘Chef’ Serves Up Primer on American Dream

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“Chef,” on home video Sept. 30, captures the American dream better than most recent films. And, in a case of life imitating art, this little indie ended up as one …
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Would You Pay $1 to See This Movie?
5 years ago

Would You Pay $1 to See This Movie?

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Yesterday we learned Netflix and The Weinstein Company are teaming up to bring a “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” sequel to both IMAX theaters and the streaming service on the same …
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Top 5 Disturbing Horror Movie Dolls
5 years ago

Top 5 Disturbing Horror Movie Dolls

The horror film “Annabelle” found its inspiration from a doll first seen in the 2013 hit “The Conjuring.”

The film was based on the exploits of a real husband and …
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EconPop’s Andrew Heaton Uses Humor to Promote Free Markets
5 years ago

EconPop’s Andrew Heaton Uses Humor to Promote Free Markets

That same man whips out his smart phone and shares an EconPop video extolling the free market via “Ghostbusters” clips … well, that’s a different story, says Andrew Heaton.

The …
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‘Chef’ Cooks Up Authentic Tale of Food Truck Life
5 years ago

‘Chef’ Cooks Up Authentic Tale of Food Truck Life

Much like Favreau’s character Carl Casper I rose through the restaurant ranks to eventually own my own food truck and then a brick and mortar spot, all under the same name …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘Believe Me’
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5 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘Believe Me’

It’s a spiritual second cousin to “The Book of Mormon” which similarly mocks the faithful but with a sweetness that undercuts the humor.

“Believe Me” isn’t nearly as funny – …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Day of the Dead’ (1985)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Day of the Dead’ (1985)

Director George A. Romero’s “Day of the Dead,” the 1985 shocker which wrapped his original “Dead” trilogy, predates the AMC series by more than two decades. Its vision of a …
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