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Scripts Depict Drudge, Breitbart as ‘Pathetic,’ ‘Evil’
3 weeks ago

Scripts Depict Drudge, Breitbart as ‘Pathetic,’ ‘Evil’

If you think the news media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome is out of control, look at what’s happening in Hollywood.

We already know celebrities still haven’t processed Donald Trump’s shocking victory. …
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Indy’s ‘Last Crusade’ and the Search for a Higher Power
4 weeks ago

Indy’s ‘Last Crusade’ and the Search for a Higher Power

“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” is one of the great summer movies an adventure that continues to delight and inspire audiences of all ages.

Director Steven Spielberg’s 1989 film, …
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‘The Hustle’ Cons Us Into Wasting 93 Good Minutes
1 month ago

‘The Hustle’ Cons Us Into Wasting 93 Good Minutes

Some remakes don’t just make us scowl. They leave us feeling blue for embracing the original.

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” didn’t crush the box office back in 1988, making just $42 …
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A Unique Way to Honor an Actress Gone Too Soon
3 months ago

A Unique Way to Honor an Actress Gone Too Soon

I was doing online research for my wife when I accidentally came across Heather O’Rourke’s memorial web site.

Obviously I remembered Heather from her signature role of Carol Anne in …
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HiT Episode No. 111 – Burt Dubrow (Daily Blast Live)
3 months ago

HiT Episode No. 111 – Burt Dubrow (Daily Blast Live)

Burt Dubrow lacks the name recognition that talkers Jerry Springer, Dr. Drew Pinsky or Sally Jessy Raphael enjoy.

That hardly reflects Dubrow’s sizable impact on the TV landscape.

He’s more …
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Neeson’s ‘Cold Pursuit’ Can’t Go the Full ‘Fargo’
4 months ago

Neeson’s ‘Cold Pursuit’ Can’t Go the Full ‘Fargo’

Liam Neeson’s reaction to the rape of a loved one drew a heated response from those who thought his comments racist and sent him on a “battle to save his …
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Disney Wrecks Its Brand with ‘Ralph’ Sequel
6 months ago

Disney Wrecks Its Brand with ‘Ralph’ Sequel

Disney’s “Wreck-It-Ralph” told us the “bad guy” was not really “bad” just because he did bad things in his video game.

That’s similar to how the Mouse House reframed the …
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‘Instant Family’ Connects with Foster Care World
7 months ago

‘Instant Family’ Connects with Foster Care World

Foster care professionals proved the essential critics for director Sean Anders’ “Instant Family.”

Anders’ new film stars Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne as a couple adopting three siblings from the …
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How ‘Tourist Trap’ Got Even Creepier Over Time
7 months ago

How ‘Tourist Trap’ Got Even Creepier Over Time

If you love horror classics that strike a balance between familiar formulas and fresh scares, then “Tourist Trap” deserves a spot on your must-see list.

Originally released in 1979, there’s …
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‘Hood 2’ Ties Trumpian Figure to Emmitt Till
8 months ago

‘Hood 2’ Ties Trumpian Figure to Emmitt Till

The villainous pol at the heart of “Tales from the Hood 2” looks nothing like President Donald Trump.

His white hair and generous mustache evoke Colonel Sanders more than the …
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