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Woke ‘Last Christmas’ Joins Fellow PC Box Office Busts
3 months ago

Woke ‘Last Christmas’ Joins Fellow PC Box Office Busts

Audiences paying to see “Last Christmas” got more than a yuletide romance.

The film, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, toes a politically correct line. That includes broadsides against Brexit …
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5 Reasons ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Can’t Be Stopped
1 year ago

5 Reasons ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Can’t Be Stopped

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The rom-com is back in a big way thanks to “Crazy Rich Asians.” That’s just part of the story.

The film delivered another impressive “hold” over the weekend, dropping a …
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7 New Movie Ratings We Desperately Need in 2018
2 years ago

7 New Movie Ratings We Desperately Need in 2018

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We’ve been grumbling about movie ratings ever since the MPAA instituted them back in 1968.

They serve a purpose, no doubt. It’s also true few people agree on how they’re …
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‘Big Sick’ Schools Hollywood on RomCom 101
2 years ago

‘Big Sick’ Schools Hollywood on RomCom 101

Maybe the best way to revive the modern rom-com is to go straight to the source.

In the case of this year’s surprise hit “The Big Sick” that meant retelling …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘The Rewrite’
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5 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘The Rewrite’

“The Rewrite” casts Hugh Grant as Keith Michaels, a flailing screenwriter who takes a teaching gig at a northeastern college. It’s an appropriate setting for a personal rebirth complete with …
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