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HiT ‘cast 143: Sonny Bunch on Rebeller’s Woke-Free Pledge
3 days ago

HiT ‘cast 143: Sonny Bunch on Rebeller’s Woke-Free Pledge

Sonny Bunch proves right-leaning film critics are an unpredictable lot.

Bunch, formerly the Washington Free Beacon’s executive editor and film critic, left the outlet late last year. Now, he’s the …
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Denver Critics Hail ‘Marriage Story,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Little Women’
2 weeks ago

Denver Critics Hail ‘Marriage Story,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Little Women’

The splintered Best Picture field got even muddier this week.

The Denver Film Critics Society celebrated a gaggle of 2019 releases today, spreading nominations around from a black comedy about …
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20 Best Television Shows of 2019 (Plus 10 More…)
3 weeks ago

20 Best Television Shows of 2019 (Plus 10 More…)

2019 could be the Platinum Age of Television’s climax.

More and more streamers are diluting and distributing viewers across increasingly narrow bands of content.

How many viewers splurged for the …
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7 Killer Quotes from Free Speech Hero Ricky Gervais
4 weeks ago

7 Killer Quotes from Free Speech Hero Ricky Gervais

Free speech is under attack, and conservatives are leading the resistance.

Remember when UC Berkeley stood as the epicenter of the 1960s free speech movement? That’s no longer the case. …
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Is Hulu’s ‘Hillary’ Clinton’s 2020 Campaign Kickoff?
1 month ago

Is Hulu’s ‘Hillary’ Clinton’s 2020 Campaign Kickoff?

She’s running.

it’s one of social media’s enduring memes, riffing on how a public figure’s statement, any statement, suggests a run for office.

That’s particularly true for Hillary Clinton.

The …
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Defending ‘The Fanatic,’ 2019’s Most Maligned Movie
2 months ago

Defending ‘The Fanatic,’ 2019’s Most Maligned Movie

There’s a greater chance Alyssa Milano will vote for President Donald Trump than “The Fanatic” will snare a single Oscar nomination.

Razzies? Oh, that’s a much safer bet.

Still, the …
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‘Desus & Mero’ Fawn Over ‘Future President’ Sen. Warren
2 months ago

‘Desus & Mero’ Fawn Over ‘Future President’ Sen. Warren

“Saturday Night Live” rushed to prop up Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign with a November sketch that could double as a campaign ad.

Sure, “SNL” poked fun at her policies’ …
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Here’s Everything Wrong with Borat’s Fake News Screed
2 months ago

Here’s Everything Wrong with Borat’s Fake News Screed

Even Sacha Baron Cohen knows he’s a lousy messenger to fight the growing tide of Fake News.

The star of “Borat” and “Who Is America” earned his fame by tricking …
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Some Inconvenient Facts for Redford’s Climate Change Cry
2 months ago

Some Inconvenient Facts for Redford’s Climate Change Cry

Robert Redford is a world class actor, a movie star of the first order and an indie film inspiration.

Redford’s Sundance Film Festival helped fuel the rise of auteurs like …
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HiT Episode No. 137 – Midge Costin (‘Making Waves’)
3 months ago

HiT Episode No. 137 – Midge Costin (‘Making Waves’)

Think about your all-time favorite movie scenes.

Is it the water glass shaking as a T-Rex lumbers into view in “Jurassic Park?” Mel Gibson staring down a squad of post-apocalyptic …
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