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Why ‘Ad Astra’ Is Brad Pitt at His Creative Peak
2 months ago

Why ‘Ad Astra’ Is Brad Pitt at His Creative Peak

Some movies ask everything of their stars.

Take “Cast Away,” which Tom Hanks had to carry all by himself for nearly the full running time, with apologies to Wilson. Or …
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Here’s Why Cancel Culture Is Piling on Leonardo DiCaprio
4 months ago

Here’s Why Cancel Culture Is Piling on Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio got the kindest magazine profile of any actor this year. The heady buzz lasted about a day. Maybe two.

In our 24/7 social media cycle, that’s …
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Munn Is Right: Tarantino Got a Pass on Weinstein Dirt
4 months ago

Munn Is Right: Tarantino Got a Pass on Weinstein Dirt

Plenty of Hollywood starlets talk up the #MeToo movement.

To a point.

Some, like Alyssa Milano, let select Democrats slide based, apparently, on the “D” in front of their names. …
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How ‘Se7en’ Shows Slippery Nature of Memories
1 year ago

How ‘Se7en’ Shows Slippery Nature of Memories

No one truly knows what happened between Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford many years ago.

You can read my lengthy thoughts on the saga, but it’s intriguing to recall the …
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‘Allied’ Sizzles with Old School Heroism, Glamour
3 years ago

‘Allied’ Sizzles with Old School Heroism, Glamour

The couple that kills Nazis together, stays together.

Or so the heroes in Robert Zemeckis’ new World War II film, “Allied,” thought. Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard star in this …
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3 Ways Actors Doom Their Own Movies
4 years ago

3 Ways Actors Doom Their Own Movies

It isn’t just inviting journalists into their homes for glossy magazine profiles. Actors take part in online chats, perform lip sync battles with Jimmy Fallon and max out their social media …
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‘Big Short’ Bearish on Compelling Drama
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4 years ago

‘Big Short’ Bearish on Compelling Drama

(Very) nice try, but it wasn’t enough.

“The Big Short,” based on Michael Lewis’ bestseller breaking down that fiscal calamity, doesn’t just leave out key details. It forgets it’s a …
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Jennifer Lawrence’s Predictable Transformation
4 years ago

Jennifer Lawrence’s Predictable Transformation

By  •  Opinion

She was the stunning young actress who won an Oscar at the age of 22 but seemed as awe struck as the proverbial girl next door. She confessed to eating cheesecake …
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