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Hollywood Is Trump’s Secret Weapon in 2020. Here’s Why
6 months ago

Hollywood Is Trump’s Secret Weapon in 2020. Here’s Why

A new poll got little attention in the mainstream press. It’s easy to see why.

Most reporters cheer on celebrities when they get political. And by “get political,” we mean …
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Critics Slam ‘Shaft’ as Racist, Sexist AND Homophobic
6 months ago

Critics Slam ‘Shaft’ as Racist, Sexist AND Homophobic

The 1971 Blaxploitation classic “Shaft” made people uncomfortable – on purpose.

Richard Roundtree’s signature role showcased a strong, sexy black man as its hero. That just wasn’t done back in …
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‘Captain Marvel’ Drowns in Victimhood, Dull Action
10 months ago

‘Captain Marvel’ Drowns in Victimhood, Dull Action

Brie Larson’s promotional push for “Captain Marvel” couldn’t be more woke.

The Oscar winner railed against too many white male reporters, trumpeted the film’s feminist agenda and dictated which under-represented …
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Here’s Why SJW Crowd Ignores Hit Men Films
2 years ago

Here’s Why SJW Crowd Ignores Hit Men Films

Guess what’s missing from the media coverage surrounding “The Hitman’s Bodyguard?”

Outrage, calculated or otherwise.

The film follows a hit man (Samuel L. Jackson) trying to testify against an Eastern …
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Just Try to Hate ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ – We Dare You
2 years ago

Just Try to Hate ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ – We Dare You

If you think about any one element in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” long enough your head might hurt.

Here’s a pro tip: Don’t. You’re welcome.

This is pure summertime entertainment, sparked …
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Veteran Stunt Man Reveals Tricks of Dangerous Trade
3 years ago

Veteran Stunt Man Reveals Tricks of Dangerous Trade

Growing up, Buddy Sosthand had a Sunday ritual that would serve him well later in life.

His father watched football following church, while his mother opted for Kung Fu movies. Young …
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How ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Revives a Franchise Fave
3 years ago

How ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Revives a Franchise Fave

King Kong hasn’t changed all that much since we first met him way back in 1933.

He’s still fiercely territorial, quick to anger and has a weakness for blondes.

And, …
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‘Xander Cage’ Faded Xerox of ‘Furious’ Franchise
3 years ago

‘Xander Cage’ Faded Xerox of ‘Furious’ Franchise

Plagiarism can sink a political career. In Hollywood, it’s called smart thinking.

The wizards behind behind “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” didn’t just rip off the “Fast and Furious” …
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5 Movie Sequels We Crave (But Probably Won’t Get)
3 years ago

5 Movie Sequels We Crave (But Probably Won’t Get)

This summer even gave us “Independence Day: Resurgence,” a sequel to a film 20 years old. Hollywood’s hunger to make films based on existing properties has many fans hoping for sequels …
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Critic vs. Critic: ‘The Hateful Eight’
4 years ago

Critic vs. Critic: ‘The Hateful Eight’

I know the sensation too well. It happens whenever an eagerly anticipated film fails to deliver.

Not everyone felt that way while watching Tarantino’s eighth movie. Fellow critic James Frazier, …
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