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Guess How Much ‘Vice’ Cost Its Struggling Studio?
5 months ago

Guess How Much ‘Vice’ Cost Its Struggling Studio?

Annapurna Pictures desperately needed a hit going into the 2018 Oscar campaign.

Instead, the struggling studio went 0 for 3 at the box office. Both “Destroyer” and “If Beale Street …
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Denver Critics Can’t Sharpen Oscar Picture
7 months ago

Denver Critics Can’t Sharpen Oscar Picture

No one film looks primed to dominate at this year’s Academy Awards telecast.

That’s especially true following this weekend’s Golden Globes ceremony and the just-released nominations from the Denver Film …
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Condescending ‘Vice’ Trips on Its Own Propaganda
8 months ago

Condescending ‘Vice’ Trips on Its Own Propaganda

Don’t be fooled. “Vice” isn’t really about former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Sure, Adam McKay’s film chronicles Cheney’s rise from what it calls a “dirtbag” to the second most powerful …
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Critics Weaponize Whiteness Against McKay, ‘Vice’
8 months ago

Critics Weaponize Whiteness Against McKay, ‘Vice’

“Vice” is one of the most nominated films of 2018. That hardly tells the whole story.

Far-left director Adam McKay’s film chronicles the rise of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) through …
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Why McKay’s ‘Vice’ Had a Great but Awful Week
8 months ago

Why McKay’s ‘Vice’ Had a Great but Awful Week

The folks behind Adam McKay’s “Vice” are probably breaking out the Champagne today.

The far-left filmmaker’s Dec. 25 film centered on Vice President Dick Cheney earned several Golden Globe nominations, …
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Spin Machine in Overdrive for McKay’s ‘Vice’
9 months ago

Spin Machine in Overdrive for McKay’s ‘Vice’

Here we go again.

This Christmas another politically-charged film is set to hit theaters. And our media overlords want us to believe it’s:

  • Not partisan
  • Fair to its subjects

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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Hostiles, ‘I, Tonya’
2 years ago

HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Hostiles, ‘I, Tonya’

Clint Eastwood transformed the western with “Unforgiven,” a film questioning the genre’s moral compass.

“Hostiles” goes one step further for our PC age. Cowboys aren’t necessarily the heroes. And those …
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This Celebrity Twitter Meltdown Might Leave a Mark
2 years ago

This Celebrity Twitter Meltdown Might Leave a Mark

Today’s stars teach crash courses on alienating large swaths of their potential audience.

Christian Bale trashed Moses in the run up to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The 2014 project could …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Free Fire,’ ‘The Promise’
2 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Free Fire,’ ‘The Promise’

If Quentin Tarantino made “Free Fire” the running time it would be three hours. At least.

Thankfully, British director Ben Wheatley understands a lean, mean premise demands efficiency above all …
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Pop Confessions: Symbolic ‘Cups’ Runneth Over
3 years ago

Pop Confessions: Symbolic ‘Cups’ Runneth Over

By  •  Reviews, Movies
  • Are you a fan of television shows or video games that are full of symbology? Do you enjoy shows like “The Leftovers” and “Lost” or games like “Myst” that …
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