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An Open Letter to Jim Gaffigan: Why We Support Trump
3 weeks ago

An Open Letter to Jim Gaffigan: Why We Support Trump

By  •  Opinion

Dear Jim, (I hope it’s all right to address you informally),

You sincerely asked via Twitter why Trump supporters stick by him after his latest crude insult.

De Niro’s Xenophobia Ignored, Defended by Media
2 months ago

De Niro’s Xenophobia Ignored, Defended by Media

Reporters can’t stop talking about two specific entertainment stories.

The first is the upcoming drama “Bombshell,” a look at Roger Ailes’ alleged sexual attacks on multiple Fox News employees. The …
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Scorsese’s De-Aged ‘Irishman’ Caps Epic Gangster Canon
2 months ago

Scorsese’s De-Aged ‘Irishman’ Caps Epic Gangster Canon

“The Irishman” spends a good 20 minutes making you pine for better gangster movies from living legend Martin Scorsese.

Been there, whacked that.

Where’s the black humor of “Goodfellas?” The …
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Mesmerizing ‘Joker’ Targets Oscar, Not Off-Screen Violence
4 months ago

Mesmerizing ‘Joker’ Targets Oscar, Not Off-Screen Violence

When was the last time a movie dominated the conversation for the best of reasons?

Director Todd Phillips’ “Joker” nailed the “conversation” part months ago. His sober spin on Batman’s …
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Daily Beast, WaPo Share Unhinged De Niro, Crosby Rants
5 months ago

Daily Beast, WaPo Share Unhinged De Niro, Crosby Rants

Robert De Niro owns two Oscars and a legacy of iconic film roles. Classic rock radio wouldn’t be the same without David Crosby’s signature songs.

Together, they’re an integral part of …
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How ’15 Minutes’ Predicted Our Crazy Social Media Age
6 months ago

How ’15 Minutes’ Predicted Our Crazy Social Media Age

‘“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” — Andy Warhol

That famous Andy Warhol quote is the basis for the criminally underrated “15 Minutes.” The 2001 film …
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Why Hollywood Can’t Quit The Mueller Report
7 months ago

Why Hollywood Can’t Quit The Mueller Report

The 2010 Matt Damon thriller “Green Zone” ended on an emotional note.

The thriller, based on Rajiv Chandrasekaran’s 2006 non-fiction book “Imperial Life in the Emerald City,” shows Damon’s character …
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De Palma’s ‘Domino’ Could Be His Worst … Ever
8 months ago

De Palma’s ‘Domino’ Could Be His Worst … Ever

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Brian De Palma’s “Domino” begins in Copenhagen, and for no apparent reason, in the barely-distant future of “June 10, 2020.”

An investigation between two cops, Christian (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Lars …
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Ellen Barkin Wants Louis C.K. Raped, Shot
1 year ago

Ellen Barkin Wants Louis C.K. Raped, Shot

“Animal Kingdom” star Ellen Barkin stands out in a sea of angry celebrities.

Sure, Robert De Niro routinely curses out a sitting president and Kathy Griffin peddles “F— Trump” merchandise. …
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Did De Niro’s Trump Tirade Curse ‘A Bronx Tale’s Box Office?
2 years ago

Did De Niro’s Trump Tirade Curse ‘A Bronx Tale’s Box Office?

Robert De Niro’s profanity-laced attack on President Donald Trump scored a standing ovation at the Tony Awards last month.

The starry crowd had no reservations about cursing the Commander in Chief. …
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