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How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap
11 months ago

How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap

Nostalgia has a powerful hold on the human psyche.

While there are several reports on the matter, Dwight from “The Office,” said it best:

“People underestimate the power …
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‘Christopher Robin’ Is Hopelessly Square (Phew)
12 months ago

‘Christopher Robin’ Is Hopelessly Square (Phew)

What’s exciting about the latest take on A.A. Milne’s honey-lovin’ bear?

Hollywood hasn’t made Winnie the Pooh cynical, ironic or, gasp, gritty. He’s exactly as we remember him, a creature composed …
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HiT Reviews: ‘T2 Trainspotting,’ ‘Raw’
2 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘T2 Trainspotting,’ ‘Raw’

Some sequels all but demand to be watched with your arms folded against your chest.

Take “Zoolander 2,” one of 2016’s biggest duds. What was the purpose, beyond reminding us …
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How ‘T2 Trainspotting’ Crashed Before Takeoff
2 years ago

How ‘T2 Trainspotting’ Crashed Before Takeoff

The first attempt at a “Trainspotting” sequel went south quickly.

Director Danny Boyle says the creative minds behind the 1996 film attempted a 10-year reunion film. Only the project collapsed …
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How Epic Road Trip Became ‘A Story Worth Living’
3 years ago

How Epic Road Trip Became ‘A Story Worth Living’

Now, inspired by the Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman docuseries “Long Way Round” in which those two take a motorcycle trip around the world, Eldredge has written and executive produced …
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‘Jane’s’ ‘Gun’ Hits Feminist Target
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3 years ago

‘Jane’s’ ‘Gun’ Hits Feminist Target

Our heroine is brave and blunt, but she’s still a product of her era. That means she can’t fully declare her independence, 21st century style.

You don’t mess with her all …
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Why ‘Miles Ahead’ Might Make Davis Grin
3 years ago

Why ‘Miles Ahead’ Might Make Davis Grin

Instead, the actor’s passion project, “Miles Ahead,” is the anti-biopic. No cliched rise from obscurity. No moment where the musician hears his song on the radio for the first time.


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