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Where Is Sean Penn’s #MeToo Apology Tour?
4 weeks ago

Where Is Sean Penn’s #MeToo Apology Tour?

A funny thing happened when Oscar winner Sean Penn took aim at the #MeToo movement.

Nothing.

In today’s hyper sensitive age, “nothing” is funny, at least not in the “ha …
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These 10 Liberal Films Flopped Big Time in 2017
10 months ago

These 10 Liberal Films Flopped Big Time in 2017

The last 12 months haven’t been kind to movies with a left-of-center agenda.

Hollywood had a lousy 2017 in toto, of course. Summer box office receipts hit their lowest mark …
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‘Downsizing’ Makes Damon, Climate Change Dull
10 months ago

‘Downsizing’ Makes Damon, Climate Change Dull

Matt Damon is having a lousy year, and that has nothing to do with his awkward comments regarding the “MeToo” movement.

Damon’s performance in “Suburbicon” appeared to be a career …
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Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ Rages Against ’50s America
12 months ago

Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ Rages Against ’50s America

The Coen brothers love dumb criminals. George Clooney apparently loathes the suburbs.

Those two philosophies collide in “Suburbicon,” the second oddest movie of the year. (Top prize goes to “Goodbye …
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6 Brutal Lessons from the  Weinstein Scandal
1 year ago

6 Brutal Lessons from the Weinstein Scandal

Every day we learn new, more shocking, revelations about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Here’s just two from the last 24 hours:

  • Another woman shares an ugly story of how …
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Guess What’s Missing in ‘Suburbicon’s’ Press Push?
1 year ago

Guess What’s Missing in ‘Suburbicon’s’ Press Push?

Paramount’s video teasers for “Suburbicon” reveal the kind of comedy the Coen brothers could write in their sleep.

The studio’s clips – both the trailer and a teaser promoting positive …
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What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?
1 year ago

What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?

Entertainment reporters get pretty unusual stuff in the mail.

Shower radios. Stuffed animals. Potatoes. You name it, it’s hit my mailbox emblazoned with a new movie, TV show or streaming …
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Oscar-Bait ‘Downsizing’ Fears Climate Change, Overpopulation
1 year ago

Oscar-Bait ‘Downsizing’ Fears Climate Change, Overpopulation

Hollywood bitterly clings to some topics more than others.

Consider these recent examples:

  • Watergate? We’ve got yet another film on the subject coming soon.
  • The Iraq War? The flow …
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‘Suburbicon’ Pummels Hollywood’s Favorite Punching Bag
1 year ago

‘Suburbicon’ Pummels Hollywood’s Favorite Punching Bag

Ah, the picture perfect 1950s.

That American decade featured a Normal Rockwell portrait of our culture at its pinnacle. Neatly manicured lawns. Fathers who worked 9 to 5 and then …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Fist Fight,’ ‘The Great Wall’
2 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Fist Fight,’ ‘The Great Wall’

The “Fast & Furious” films have a quaint connection to reality.

Only a few of the franchise’s incredible car stunts could actually happen. Most tip their hats to the FX …
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