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Natalie Portman

The Very Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)
12 months ago

The Very Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)

There’s an unwritten rule come Oscar season, one that crushes the award’s populist clout.

Blockbuster movies can’t be Oscar bait.

This wasn’t always the case. Just think back to 1991’s …
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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Game Night’
1 year 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. Neither happens with the …
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Why Hollywood’s ‘MeToo’ Moment Can’t Be Trusted (Yet)
1 year ago

Why Hollywood’s ‘MeToo’ Moment Can’t Be Trusted (Yet)

Hollywood might pull a muscle with all the industry back slapping over its #MeToo response.

The recent Golden Globes telecast doubled as a NOW symposium. Actress after actress declared the …
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7 New Movies You Won’t Want to Miss in 2018
2 years ago

7 New Movies You Won’t Want to Miss in 2018

The next 12 months promise more sequels, remakes and reboots. Welcome to today’s Hollywood.

And they’ll sell enough tickets to convince studios we want even more of the same. That’s …
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Yet Another Political Celebrity Video. Really
3 years ago

Yet Another Political Celebrity Video. Really

Somebody was watching that Townhall smackdown of celebrity PSAs. And taking notes, apparently.

You know the one. Conservative stars like Mary Katharine Ham, S.E. Cupp, Guy Benson and Mollie Hemingway mocked …
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‘Jackie’ Is Camelot Torture Porn
3 years ago

‘Jackie’ Is Camelot Torture Porn

Who wants to watch a movie showcasing the very worst impulses of history’s most famous widow?

That’s some movie pitch, right? It’s probably not how “Jackie” came to be, but …
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‘Jane’s’ ‘Gun’ Hits Feminist Target
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3 years ago

‘Jane’s’ ‘Gun’ Hits Feminist Target

Our heroine is brave and blunt, but she’s still a product of her era. That means she can’t fully declare her independence, 21st century style.

You don’t mess with her all …
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Pop Confessions: Symbolic ‘Cups’ Runneth Over
3 years ago

Pop Confessions: Symbolic ‘Cups’ Runneth Over

By  •  Reviews, Movies
  • Are you a fan of television shows or video games that are full of symbology? Do you enjoy shows like “The Leftovers” and “Lost” or games like “Myst” that …
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