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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 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’
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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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Found Footage Is Murdering the Horror Genre
5 years ago

Found Footage Is Murdering the Horror Genre

The late comic milked that for laughs, tugging on his tie in mock desperation. The horror genre, by embracing found footage storytelling, is only making matters worse.

The found footage …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Cabin Fever: Patient Zero’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Cabin Fever: Patient Zero’

Instead, we’re left with “Cabin Fever: Patient Zero,” an equally apt name for a movie that can’t justify the franchise’s purpose. It even fails to stoke our fears in the wake …
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HiT Interview: Film Reviewer Kyle Smith Smites Critical Groupthink
5 years ago

HiT Interview: Film Reviewer Kyle Smith Smites Critical Groupthink

The veteran NY Post critic shares his “best” hate mail via his blog, but he’s impossible to write off as a journalist who gleefully feeds his trolls. Smith’s critical takedowns …
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HiT DVD Review: ‘Blood Glacier’
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5 years ago

HiT DVD Review: ‘Blood Glacier’

The new DVD shows what happens when climate change shrinks the earth’s glaciers. Audiences are lulled to sleep by a preachy movie brimming with bargain basement effects.

The trouble starts with …
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‘Who You Gonna Call?’ EconPop Tackles ‘Ghostbusters’
5 years ago

‘Who You Gonna Call?’ EconPop Tackles ‘Ghostbusters’

By  •  Movies

“Ghostbusters” returns to theaters for its 30th anniversary today, and the folks at EconPop won’t let a reissue go to waste.

EconPop host Andrew Heaton describes how the classic comedy does …
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