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9 Summer Movies That Perfectly Nail the Season
2 months ago

9 Summer Movies That Perfectly Nail the Season

Movies set during summer have a certain feel that represents the season’s lazy, relaxed vibe.

Vacations. Free time. The great outdoors.

Some films capture that perfectly. They also showcase the …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Jaws 2’ (1978)
2 months ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Jaws 2’ (1978)

Try finding a more prototypical sequel than “Jaws 2.”

The second in the four-film franchise hit theaters in 1978 minus much of what made the original so special. No epic …
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‘Inside Jaws’ Shares Secrets Behind Spielberg’s Shark Classic
4 months ago

‘Inside Jaws’ Shares Secrets Behind Spielberg’s Shark Classic

What’s the one time of the year you don’t want the beaches to be closed?

The July 4th holiday, right? What better time to release a podcast about the movie …
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‘Ready Player One’ Is Unadulterated Nostalgia Porn
7 months ago

‘Ready Player One’ Is Unadulterated Nostalgia Porn

Do you live and breath the Reagan decade in ways that would make those “Stranger Things” cast mates blush?

Have we got a movie for you.

Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player …
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HiT Reviews: ‘The Post, ‘Paddington 2’
9 months ago

HiT Reviews: ‘The Post, ‘Paddington 2’

Steven Spielberg can do almost anything on screen … except duck the zeitgeist.

The Oscar winner began making “The Post” just as liberals pleaded with reporters to hold President-Elect Donald …
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Decorated Soldier Picks the Best, and Worst, War Movies
9 months ago

Decorated Soldier Picks the Best, and Worst, War Movies

I was attending a Christmas party over the holidays and, in the course of conversation, made the following statement:

“I can’t watch very many war movies anymore.”

My sister in-law, …
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‘Post’ Nightmare: Spielberg, Streep Dodge Killer Obama Question
10 months ago

‘Post’ Nightmare: Spielberg, Streep Dodge Killer Obama Question

Some media observers say overseas reporters cover U.S. politics better than stateside scribes.

It’s a case-by-case situation, of course. It’s not far from the truth, though. We saw a great …
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7 Questions Press Must Ask Tom Hanks (‘The Post’)
11 months ago

7 Questions Press Must Ask Tom Hanks (‘The Post’)

Oscar winner Tom Hanks tried to heal the nation in wake of Donald Trump’s stunning presidential victory.

Most celebrities predicted the end of the world, or similar calamities, after Nov. …
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‘Service’ Director Honors Veterans First and Foremost
12 months ago

‘Service’ Director Honors Veterans First and Foremost

Jason Hall says selling a studio on his “American Sniper” screenplay wasn’t easy.

“Nobody had made money on an Iraq war film. We got a bunch of passes [on it],” …
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14 Super Cool ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ Facts
1 year ago

14 Super Cool ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ Facts

Talk about a sci-fi mismatch.

Old chums George Lucas and Steven Spielberg released genre-bending space sagas 40 years ago. Lucas scored a TKO, redefining both science fiction and merchandising forever, …
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