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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.

‘One Cut of the Dead’ Is Too Cute by Half
1 month ago

‘One Cut of the Dead’ Is Too Cute by Half

Something strange is afoot in the first few minutes of “One Cut of the Dead.”

An uber-low budget crew is shooting a zombie picture. The lead actress can’t muster the …
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Burr, Chappelle Bring Cancel Culture to Its Knees
1 month ago

Burr, Chappelle Bring Cancel Culture to Its Knees

By  •  Reviews, TV

Dave Chappelle used some comic sleight of hand before blasting cancel culture in his latest Netflix special.

Fellow comedian Bill Burr hit the same target seconds after walking on …
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Why ‘Haunt’ May Become a Halloween Tradition
1 month ago

Why ‘Haunt’ May Become a Halloween Tradition

The premise behind “Haunt,” from the writers of “A Quiet Place,” won’t quicken anyone’s pulse.

It might have the opposite effect.

A group of college-age kids stumble across a haunted …
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‘Sound of My Voice’ Nails Ronstadt’s Voice, Grit
1 month ago

‘Sound of My Voice’ Nails Ronstadt’s Voice, Grit

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The stunning and wildly unpredictable life and career of recording artist Linda Ronstadt is presented in a gripping new documentary.

“Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” packs the expected concert …
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‘It Chapter Two’ Has Just One True Highlight
1 month ago

‘It Chapter Two’ Has Just One True Highlight

The second half of the “It” saga boasts the same director, screenwriter, source material and even the King himself.

Stephen, that is, via a cutesy cameo.

So what happened between …
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‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ Piles on the Adoration
1 month ago

‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ Piles on the Adoration

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The creation of “Fiddler on the Roof,” and its legacy as an enduring and important work, is explored in full in “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles.”

If anything, in order …
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Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ Offends with Purpose
2 months ago

Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ Offends with Purpose

By  •  Reviews, TV

Comedian Dave Chappelle is far from perfect. No stand-up kills it every time he hits the stage.

The best comics will dazzle you with tales of early career defeats. It …
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‘Itsy Bitsy’ Spins Impressive Web of Horror, Dysfunction
2 months ago

‘Itsy Bitsy’ Spins Impressive Web of Horror, Dysfunction

The spider thriller “Itsy Bitsy” has an identity problem.

Look no further than the film’s poster, which teases a romp you might find in the ’80s bargain bin. Even that …
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‘Don’t Let Go’ Offers One Thing Audiences Crave
2 months ago

‘Don’t Let Go’ Offers One Thing Audiences Crave

Tell us if you’ve heard this story before.

A man mourning the murder of his niece receives a phone call from her placed days before her death.

Huh?

“Don’t Let …
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HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘The Vanishing’ (2019)
2 months ago

HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘The Vanishing’ (2019)

By  •  Reviews, Movies

A number of entertainment writers banded together this month to celebrate the career of Scottish thespian Gerard Butler.

(Check out the hashtag #ButlerFest for some of the fun.)

His latest …
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