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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.

‘Charlie’s Angels’ – Kicks, Punches and Feminist Lectures
1 month ago

‘Charlie’s Angels’ – Kicks, Punches and Feminist Lectures

“Charlie’s Angels” 3.0 basks in feminist groupthink before finding its true north.

It’s “Fast & Furious” lite. Very, very lite.

The unnecessary reboot for a marginal TV series exists for …
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‘Honeyland’ Perfectly Captures Struggle Between Past, Present
1 month ago

‘Honeyland’ Perfectly Captures Struggle Between Past, Present

Can I persuade you to watch a movie about beekeeping in Macedonia?

I know, it sounds more like an SCTV parody of PBS programming than an actual movie, but “Honeyland” …
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‘Midway’ Director Emmerich: We Need More WWII Movies
1 month ago

‘Midway’ Director Emmerich: We Need More WWII Movies

“Midway” showed audiences are still hungry for All-American heroism.

The film is set to outpace the heavily favored “Doctor Sleep” to win the box office race this weekend.

“Midway” director …
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Critic v Critic: ‘No Safe Spaces’
1 month ago

Critic v Critic: ‘No Safe Spaces’

This isn’t your traditional debate between film critics.

“No Safe Spaces,” in select theaters now, suggests free speech is being suppressed on college campuses nationwide. That trend, the docudrama argues, …
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‘Doctor Sleep’ Is the ‘Shining’ Sequel We Fear Most
1 month ago

‘Doctor Sleep’ Is the ‘Shining’ Sequel We Fear Most

Step right up, folks, and get yer tickets to “The Shining” experience!

Author Stephen King can write whatever he wants, including a sequel to his breakthrough novel “The Shining.” Seeing …
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‘Harriet’ Isn’t Equal to the Superlative Subject in Play
1 month ago

‘Harriet’ Isn’t Equal to the Superlative Subject in Play

It’s hard to shake the buzz any given project attracts prior to release.

You have to cover your ears, close your eyes and avoid social media to engage with a …
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‘Greener Grass’ Shows Ugly Side of Suburbia, Indie Comedy
1 month ago

‘Greener Grass’ Shows Ugly Side of Suburbia, Indie Comedy

Did you hear the one about the boy who dove into a pool and emerged as a dog?

No? That’s because it’s not a remotely funny concept, and it has …
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Feminist ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Refuses to Go Full Woke
1 month ago

Feminist ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Refuses to Go Full Woke

We didn’t need another “Terminator” movie. “Dark Fate” proves it.

The sixth film in the series essentially rehashes the plot from James Cameron’s 1984 classic.

Been there, terminated that.

Still, …
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‘Carnival of Souls’ Proves the Shocking Allure of Indie Horror
2 months ago

‘Carnival of Souls’ Proves the Shocking Allure of Indie Horror

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Herk Harvey’s “Carnival of Souls”must be the only film to be honored with a special edition Criterion Blu-ray and yet mocked on a Rifftrax episode.

It seems both film scholars …
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HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘HalloweeNight’
2 months ago

HiT DVD Autopsy: ‘HalloweeNight’

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Selecting an appropriately poor title for the Night Of The Pumpkin can be a daunting task.

On Halloween night this year our “Disasters In The Making” show will feature a …
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