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Reviews

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.

Would Hillary Clinton Approve of ‘Madam Secretary?’
5 years ago

Would Hillary Clinton Approve of ‘Madam Secretary?’

By  •  TV

The same may not hold true for the title character in “Madam Secretary.” Is that by design?

The new CBS drama, set to debut at 8:30 p.m. EST Sept. 21, casts Tea Leoni …
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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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Why We Shouldn’t Fear a ‘Walking Dead’ Spin-off
5 years ago

Why We Shouldn’t Fear a ‘Walking Dead’ Spin-off

The moment the AMC horror series began attracting huge audiences it seemed like a copycat series was inevitable.

Now, one is heading our way, but the notion of yet another …
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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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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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Dr. Drew Shares Fear of Social Media Bloodlust
5 years ago

Dr. Drew Shares Fear of Social Media Bloodlust

Dr. Drew Pinsky knows the value our culture places on celebrity, and he winces when it’s not used to its maximum effect.

“I’ve seen a lot of celebrities champion causes …
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‘Breaking Bad’ vs. ‘Sopranos’ – Why Walter White Wins
5 years ago

‘Breaking Bad’ vs. ‘Sopranos’ – Why Walter White Wins

By  •  TV, Lists

“Breaking Bad” vs. “The Sopranos.” It’s the kind of grudge match suitable for our binge-viewing age. Only it’s not a fair fight.

The AMC meth drama wins, hands down, over …
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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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Found Footage Festival Brings VHS Follies to Your Town
5 years ago

Found Footage Festival Brings VHS Follies to Your Town

By  •  TV

The Found Footage Festival refuses to let those VHS memories disappear, even if our better judgment says they should remain “unfound” forever.

The annual event, celebrating its 10th anniversary of mocking these pop …
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