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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.

‘Tar Sands Messiah’ Targets Hollywood Hypocrites
5 years ago

‘Tar Sands Messiah’ Targets Hollywood Hypocrites

By  •  Movies

Tim Moen, a Canadian filmmaker, is going the Indiegogo route to fund his latest project. He’ll star in “Tar Sands Messiah,” a movie based on his own experiences working with …
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Hulk Actor Mark Ruffalo Shows True Colors at Climate Rally
5 years ago

Hulk Actor Mark Ruffalo Shows True Colors at Climate Rally

Actor Mark Ruffalo thinks journalists shouldn’t ask tough but fair questions if the cause is just and true.

The “Avengers” star led the celebrity contingent, along with Leonardo DiCaprio, at …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Very Good Girls’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Very Good Girls’

“Very Good Girls,” on Blu-ray Sept. 23, lets her radiate the uneasy feelings so many teens experience on the cusp of adulthood.

“Girls” doesn’t dig much deeper than that, referencing a …
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‘Tusk’ Is the New ‘Snakes on a Plane’
5 years ago

‘Tusk’ Is the New ‘Snakes on a Plane’

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“Tusk,” the latest attempt by Kevin Smith to shake up his movie-making approach, tanked at the box office despite a plethora of press and Twitter attention. The film hauled in $886,000 …
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‘Gotham’ Finds Spirituality in the Darkest of Souls
5 years ago

‘Gotham’ Finds Spirituality in the Darkest of Souls

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“You seem like a nice guy,” Harvey tells him. “This is not a city, or a job, for nice guys. Understand?”

Gotham, Fox’s highly-touted series that begins its run at …
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‘Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Review: Reboot Powers Past Political Pot Holes
5 years ago

‘Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Review: Reboot Powers Past Political Pot Holes

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The show, playing through Oct. 26 at The Stage Theatre, fuses music from the 1960 Broadway show with “new” songs rescued from composer Meredith Willson’s archives.

The updated book touches …
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Hit Rewind: ‘The War of the Roses’ (1989)
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5 years ago

Hit Rewind: ‘The War of the Roses’ (1989)

His debut feature, “Throw Momma From the Train,” showed his peculiar bent for bleak comedy.

But that was merely the appetizer for the main course, a spicy dish dubbed “The …
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Fall Movie Preview: Politics Powers Awards Season Hopefuls
5 years ago

Fall Movie Preview: Politics Powers Awards Season Hopefuls

Academy Award voters often favors politically charged theatrics, witness winners like “An Inconvenient Truth,” “Argo,” “Lincoln” and “Milk.”

This Fall, some of the most intriguing movies heading our way pack …
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Will ‘Hating Obama’ Declare His Critics Racist?
5 years ago

Will ‘Hating Obama’ Declare His Critics Racist?

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Those years featured an all-out assault on President George W. Bush from all sides – media outlets, Hollywood and academia.

Perhaps the most illustrative example came with 2007’s “Death of the …
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HiT Movie Guide: ‘Maze Runner’ Recharges Dystopian Scene
5 years ago

HiT Movie Guide: ‘Maze Runner’ Recharges Dystopian Scene

“The Giver” and “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” both underwhelmed at the box office, the latter in spectacular fashion. Neither matched the financial muscle flexed by “The Hunger Games” and …
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