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How Sluzier’s ‘The Vanishing’ Changed Road Trips Forever
2 months ago

How Sluzier’s ‘The Vanishing’ Changed Road Trips Forever

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Every time I go on a road trip with my wife, I’d always bring up a 1988 Dutch thriller as a word of caution.

After driving for hours, we’d stop …
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‘Only the Brave’ Is the Movie Firefighters Deserve
9 months ago

‘Only the Brave’ Is the Movie Firefighters Deserve

Hollywood can’t get enough of cop movies. Firefighter films? That’s a different story.

Ron Howard gave us “Backdraft” in 1991, a sturdy if conventional tale honoring those who rush toward …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Kingsman: Golden Circle,’ ‘Brad’s Status’
10 months ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Kingsman: Golden Circle,’ ‘Brad’s Status’

“Bruv, what number sequel is this again?”

The “Kingsman” franchise, a superficial spin on the spy genre, is but two films old. So why does “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” have …
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The 1 Reason Media Won’t Cite for Bad Box Office
11 months ago

The 1 Reason Media Won’t Cite for Bad Box Office

Hollywood is having a lousy summer, and there’s no relief in sight.

Domestic box office revenue for the season is trailing last year by 11 percent and none …
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‘Hell or High Water’ Nails Trump’s Shocking Rise
2 years ago

‘Hell or High Water’ Nails Trump’s Shocking Rise

You take a high-paying studio gig as one of five or six hatchet writers on a franchise movie. Or, you follow up with a piece of original work that’s not …
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‘Hell or High Water’ Soars Between Lectures
2 years ago

‘Hell or High Water’ Soars Between Lectures

Some movies have that authenticity, the ability to transport us to a place as well as any thick paperback novel could.

“Hell or High Water” does just that.

This isn’t …
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How Gil Birmingham Captures True Native Life
2 years ago

How Gil Birmingham Captures True Native Life

The two got along famously on set. They swapped stories and played guitars in between takes.

“We had very similar spiritual and philosophical views,” says Birmingham, an accomplished musician.

On …
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