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HiT Rewind: ‘History of the World Part I’ (1981)
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HiT Rewind: ‘History of the World Part I’ (1981)

Mel Brooks’ 1981 film “The History of the World Part I” remains a not-so-subtle reminder of the comedy legend’s chops. “History” is Brooks at his bipolar best, delivering classic bits one moment …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Avatar’ (2009)
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HiT Rewind: ‘Avatar’ (2009)

  • Does the film still captivate in one less dimension?
  • Are those clunky lectures still obnoxious on a second viewing?
  • Did James Cameron get robbed of a Best Director Oscar?

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HiT Rewind: ‘The Dark Knight’ (2008)
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HiT Rewind: ‘The Dark Knight’ (2008)

It’s a blessing to settle into your favorite recliner and watch “The Dark Knight.”

All the hype fades when the Joker drops his first victim. That the victim is one …
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Hit Rewind: ‘An American Werewolf in London’ (1981)
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Hit Rewind: ‘An American Werewolf in London’ (1981)

Few movies blend horror and comedy as masterfully as “An American Werewolf in London” did in 1981.

And it’s safe to say the film’s irresistible mix has yet to be …
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HiT Rewind:  ‘Grand Canyon’ (1991)
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6 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Grand Canyon’ (1991)

The biggest question left by the ambitious film remains unanswered. Where did the great Kasdan go?

The man who directed “Body Heat,” “The Big Chill” and “The Accidental Tourist” and …
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HiT Rewind:  ‘The Sure Thing’ (1985)
6 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘The Sure Thing’ (1985)

Today’s teens have Michael Cera as their on-screen surrogate, the man-child cast to trip and stumble into love in movies like “Juno” and “Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist.”

Teens of …
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