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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.

‘Who You Gonna Call?’ EconPop Tackles ‘Ghostbusters’
5 years ago

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

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“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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Top 5 Signs Pierce Brosnan Is the Next Liam Neeson
5 years ago

Top 5 Signs Pierce Brosnan Is the Next Liam Neeson

The erstwhile James Bond stars in “The November Man,” a spy thriller asking the 61-year-old to crack wise, kill bad people and present himself as an older, wiser action hero.


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HiT Review: ‘The Calling’
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5 years ago

HiT Review: ‘The Calling’

“The Calling,” opening in select cities today as well as on VOD services, offers more than yet another swipe at organized religion. It refuses cartoonish portraits in favor of an …
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HiT Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’
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5 years ago

HiT Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’

The film continues the conversation between British cutups Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, mimics eager to share their neuroses in a quasi-fictional setting.

How could a movie featuring two middle-aged …
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Confessions of an Outspoken Film Producer
5 years ago

Confessions of an Outspoken Film Producer

The executive who helped bring “Dirty Dancing” and “Shine” to the public points to several women, like Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chair Amy Pascal, whose work challenge those assumptions.

“It’s not like you can’t get there,” …
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Why ‘Being Human’ Captures Robin Williams’ Humanity
5 years ago

Why ‘Being Human’ Captures Robin Williams’ Humanity

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The sculpture began in 1948 and is still unfinished. Even more worrisome is how, due to being created on pegmatite granite, the sculpture may not last and eventually fall away. …
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Top 10 Schools from Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fare
5 years ago

Top 10 Schools from Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fare

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These tales also introduce us to schools which help our heroes navigate the moral issues in play. Here are 10 prime examples of places of learning we wish we could audit.

10. …
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‘Rolling Papers’ Doc Uses Denver to Tell National Pot Saga
5 years ago

‘Rolling Papers’ Doc Uses Denver to Tell National Pot Saga

When Colorado filmmaker Mitch Dickman drives out of state people immediately ask about his state’s marijuana laws.

They see those Colorado plates and can’t help themselves. Some questions get right …
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‘Almost Sunrise’ Embraces Healing, Not Partisan Red Meat
5 years ago

‘Almost Sunrise’ Embraces Healing, Not Partisan Red Meat

The Emmy-nominated director’s next film, “Almost Sunrise,” focuses on two veterans and their quest to heal from their war-time experiences. The documentary touches on military suicide rates, post-traumatic stress disorder and …
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‘The Giver’ Reveals Utopia’s Steep Price Tag
5 years ago

‘The Giver’ Reveals Utopia’s Steep Price Tag

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There’s truth in that. When I look at kids’ and YA books, they’re often loaded with big, ticklish issues that adult novels rarely seem to touch. While we grown-ups thumb …
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