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Hit Rewind: ‘Moonstruck’ (1987)
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Hit Rewind: ‘Moonstruck’ (1987)

Watching “Moonstruck” all these years later reminds us of a time when Cher was known for her performances, not her ALL CAPS Twitter rants.

The 1987 romance, which earned her …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Thelma & Louise’ (1991)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Thelma & Louise’ (1991)

How often do films do that?

They were the Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid of the ’90s, a pair of lovable outlaws who had enough of their male-dominated existence.

Were …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Jurassic Park’ (1993)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Jurassic Park’ (1993)

Beloved brands sell at the cineplex. Tentpole movies are the new coin of the realm. And it’s been long enough for many to forget the franchise’s last two mediocre installments, …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Miami Blues’ (1990)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Miami Blues’ (1990)

Baldwin flirted with A-list status thanks to “The Hunt for Red October,” but his follow up movies – like “The Shadow” and “The Marrying Man” – forced him to consider …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Tropic Thunder’ (2008)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Tropic Thunder’ (2008)

That’s a shame since “The Cable Guy” got a bum rap and “Zoolander” emerged as a minor comic classic. We’ll let the product placement jamboree known as “The Secret Life …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Barney’s Version’ (2010)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Barney’s Version’ (2010)

Paul Giamatti can, and does, in the irresistible dramedy “Barney’s Version.”

The film, based on the novel by Mordecai Richler, gives the “Sideways” standout his least likable character since Pig …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Southern Comfort’ (1981)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Southern Comfort’ (1981)

The 1981 film similarly pit modern man versus uber-hillbillies in a battle to the death.

But while “Deliverance” proved alternately profound and shocking, “Southern Comfort’s” modest rewards are all on …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Pineapple Express’ (2008)
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5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Pineapple Express’ (2008)

Confused? Join the crowd.

“Pineapple Express,” from the Judd Apatow assembly line, seriously misjudges its star’s lumpy appeal and the limits of our comedic tolerance. Rather than whip up a …
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HiT Rewind: ‘The Coca-Cola Kid’ (1985)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘The Coca-Cola Kid’ (1985)

Roberts, brother of Julia and a one-time Oscar nominee, once rivaled Mickey Rourke for screen intensity and magnetism. And “The Coca-Cola Kid” proves it.

The film’s formula didn’t spark mass-market consumption. …
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HiT Rewind: ‘The Running Man’ (1987)
5 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘The Running Man’ (1987)

The former “Family Feud” emcee ruled as the slick-talking game show host, a font of charisma in a sea of dead-eyed performances and campy sets.

Schwarzenegger would go on to …
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