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Survey: Apolitical Stars Are Biggest Draws
2 months ago

Survey: Apolitical Stars Are Biggest Draws

What do Dwayne Johnson, Will Smith, Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts have in common – besides enviable DNA?

A new Morning Consult survey says audiences are more than happy to …
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7 Ugly Truths About Apu’s ‘Simpsons’ Exit
3 months ago

7 Ugly Truths About Apu’s ‘Simpsons’ Exit

“Simpsons” creator Matt Groening stood tall before he buckled.

Earlier this year Groening appeared defiant in the face of a documentary slamming Apu, the show’s Indian character, as a hurtful …
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How ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Slays MCU Hype
9 months ago

How ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Slays MCU Hype

It’s all been building to this.

By “it,” we mean a decade of Marvel Cinematic Universe adventures that made superhero films the coin of Hollywood’s realm.

“This” means “Avengers: Infinity War.” …
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Autopsy: Why ‘Rough Night’ Bombed at Box Office
2 years ago

Autopsy: Why ‘Rough Night’ Bombed at Box Office

Suffice to say the weekend didn’t deliver “Hangover 2.0.”

The new, R-rated comedy “Rough Night” tanked with audiences, generating an anemic $8 million. That’s a dud, plain and simple.

So …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Rough Night,’ ‘Cars 3’
2 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Rough Night,’ ‘Cars 3’

Hollywood can’t shake the “Hangover” from that 2009’s film’s shocking success.

Since then we’ve had two mediocre sequels plus a gaggle of films straining to duplicate the original’s bawdy tone. The …
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Coen Brothers’ ‘Hail’ Hollywood with Half Measures
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3 years ago

Coen Brothers’ ‘Hail’ Hollywood with Half Measures

The brothers behind classics like “Raising Arizona,” “No Country for Old Men” and “Fargo” can’t be bothered to assemble a plot for their latest products.

The Coens cheered their last film, …
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