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Charlize Theron

Why 3 Woke Comedy Flops Won’t Stop Hollywood
5 hours ago

Why 3 Woke Comedy Flops Won’t Stop Hollywood

The year 2007 proved a watershed moment for anti-war films.

Audiences saw “In the Valley of Elah,” “Grace Is Gone,” “Redacted,” “Rendition” and “Lions for Lambs.” Or, rather, audiences had …
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Hollywood Declares War on Ailes, Fox News?
2 months ago

Hollywood Declares War on Ailes, Fox News?

Matt Lauer’s decades-long career came to a screeching halt thanks to the #MeToo movement.

The same is true of venerable news man Charlie Rose.

Hollywood has shown little interest in …
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Why ‘Tully’ Is Almost Too Good at Capturing Motherhood
1 year ago

Why ‘Tully’ Is Almost Too Good at Capturing Motherhood

There’s s sense throughout “Tully” that another shoe will drop, must drop, to justify the story.

Charlize Theron plays a frazzled mom whose life regains some normalcy after a night …
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HiT Reviews: ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ ‘Gringo’
1 year ago

HiT Reviews: ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ ‘Gringo’

An ‘A’ for effort only goes so far.

The long-awaited film adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time” lives up to the hype … visually. It’s gorgeous to watch, from the …
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Theron’s ‘Atomic Blonde’ Schools Modern Action Flicks
2 years ago

Theron’s ‘Atomic Blonde’ Schools Modern Action Flicks

There’s one critical element missing from today’s action films.

A hero who takes as many punches as he throws. Or as she throws, to be more inclusive.

Charlize Theron single …
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‘Fate of the Furious’ Pushes Family to Its Breaking Point
2 years ago

‘Fate of the Furious’ Pushes Family to Its Breaking Point

This “family” business is getting out of hand.

We’ve thrilled to the non-traditional clan at the heart of the “Fast and Furious” franchise. Black, white, Hispanic and Asian. It doesn’t …
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‘Huntsman: Winter’s War’ – Instant Franchise Fatigue
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3 years ago

‘Huntsman: Winter’s War’ – Instant Franchise Fatigue

“The Huntsman: Winter’s War” isn’t a movie. It’s a franchise starter kit. And it shows in every frame.

Technically, the franchise started four years ago with “Snow White and the …
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Top 5 Movie Femme Fatales
3 years ago

Top 5 Movie Femme Fatales

It’s getting harder and harder these days. Over the past five years Hollywood has turned its back on portraying women as anything but strong, competent protagonists.

You’re more likely to see …
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