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Idris Elba

The Fatal Flaw in Elba’s Woke #MeToo Reply
11 months ago

The Fatal Flaw in Elba’s Woke #MeToo Reply

So Idris Elba has been dragged into #MeToo debate.

Thankfully not because of anything naughty he’s done, but because apparently he’s woke or something.

Slate reported:

While some …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Dark Tower,’ ‘Inconvenient Sequel’
2 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Dark Tower,’ ‘Inconvenient Sequel’

This may be the worst advertisement for an eight-novel series ever made.

“The Dark Tower” is a sequel of sorts to Stephen King’s sprawling saga of the same name. That …
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Why Idris Elba’s ‘Take’ Isn’t His Breakout Role
3 years ago

Why Idris Elba’s ‘Take’ Isn’t His Breakout Role

Idris Elba is a bit of an acting curiosity.

He earns laudatory remarks from reviewers in any film he appears in. Yet he hasn’t found his true breakout role. He …
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‘Star Trek Beyond’ Nails Saga’s Prime Directive
3 years ago

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Nails Saga’s Prime Directive

The dynamic between Kirk, Spock and “Bones” McCoy remains the Dilithium crystal that power 50 years of “Trek” tales.

“Star Trek Beyond” understands that all too well.

So while “Trek” purists …
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‘Zootopia’ Crammed with Timely Lessons, Laughter
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4 years ago

‘Zootopia’ Crammed with Timely Lessons, Laughter

Disney’s latest begins like its candy-colored predecessors. It’s quickly clear the goals extend beyond product tie-ins. The story packs a feminist punch along with a sobering message about prejudice.

It’s hardly …
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