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‘The Hustle’ Cons Us Into Wasting 93 Good Minutes
3 months 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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DVD Autopsy – ‘Serenity’
3 months ago

DVD Autopsy – ‘Serenity’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

One of the common complaints about Hollywood is the lack of original stories.

So when bold and original ideas come along they’re usually celebrated. That didn’t happen with “Serenity” and for …
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‘Serenity’ Kicks of Worst of 2019 Race
7 months ago

‘Serenity’ Kicks of Worst of 2019 Race

If you’ve seen the trailer for “Serenity” you might think you know what to expect.

Not even close.

The term “bait and switch” rushes to mind. Then again, put yourself …
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How Garry Marshall Made Movie PR Magical
3 years ago

How Garry Marshall Made Movie PR Magical

It was 2001, and I was a publicist working for a PR firm in Washington, D.C. My firm specialized in “entertainment promotions.” Movie studios and stars like Marshall, who died …
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Why ‘Alice’ Sequel Is Just Shy of Torture
3 years ago

Why ‘Alice’ Sequel Is Just Shy of Torture

The new film jettisons Lewis Carroll’s source material save some characters names and chess pieces. In its place is the kind of tale that can only be spun by 21st century …
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