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‘Doctor Sleep’ Is the ‘Shining’ Sequel We Fear Most
2 months ago

‘Doctor Sleep’ Is the ‘Shining’ Sequel We Fear Most

Step right up, folks, and get yer tickets to “The Shining” experience!

Author Stephen King can write whatever he wants, including a sequel to his breakthrough novel “The Shining.” Seeing …
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How ‘Christopher Robin’ Avoids the Nostalgia Trap
1 year 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)
1 year 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’
3 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
3 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’
4 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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4 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
4 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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