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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Game Night’
2 years ago

HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Game Night’

One of two problems sink your average science fiction film.

The big reveal is a big ol’ bust, or genre formula kicks in and won’t let go.┬áNeither happens with the …
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Could These 5 Unlikely Actors Be Batman Next?
3 years ago

Could These 5 Unlikely Actors Be Batman Next?

Remember the fury unleashed when Michael Keaton got the coveted Batman gig?

This was before social media warriors raged against the smallest casting kerfuffle. How could Keaton, the skinny comic …
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How ‘Family Fang’ Revives Dysfunctional Film Clans
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4 years ago

How ‘Family Fang’ Revives Dysfunctional Film Clans

“The Family Fang” is that kind of movie.

And with Jason Bateman behind the camera, it does more than lap its outlandish premise. It views the ties that bind us …
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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┬ámessage about prejudice.

It’s hardly …
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How Disney Channels Its Inner Three Stooges
4 years ago

How Disney Channels Its Inner Three Stooges

Lehtomaki, an animation supervisor with Disney, says her colleagues analyze every gesture their characters make. If that means studying Buster Keaton or The Three Stooges, so be it. Sometimes Lehtomaki …
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