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27 (Mostly) Delicious Food-Related Movie Lines
2 months ago

27 (Mostly) Delicious Food-Related Movie Lines

By  •  Lists

There’s nothing like a mouth-watering closeup of a perfectly prepared meal.

Think “Big Night,” “Chef” and a dozen other movies dedicated to our love of fabulous food. We watch them …
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The Hanks-Aykroyd ‘Dragnet’ Deserved Better
3 months ago

The Hanks-Aykroyd ‘Dragnet’ Deserved Better

By  •  Reviews, Movies

“Dragnet” may not be the ultimate ’80s comedy, but it screams 1987 in ways that were unintended and quite intriguing.

Here are the facts.

Dan Aykroyd stars as Joe Friday, …
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How ‘The ‘Burbs’ Trumps ‘Suburbicon’ In Every Way Possible
10 months ago

How ‘The ‘Burbs’ Trumps ‘Suburbicon’ In Every Way Possible

By  •  Reviews, Movies

A couple of years ago, I took my dog on a walk and caught one of my neighbors digging a hole in their back yard.

I wouldn’t have thought much …
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HiT Reviews: ‘The Post, ‘Paddington 2’
1 year 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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‘Post’ Nightmare: Spielberg, Streep Dodge Killer Obama Question
1 year 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’)
1 year 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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‘California Typewriter’ The Perfect Doc for Our Digital Age
1 year ago

‘California Typewriter’ The Perfect Doc for Our Digital Age

Documentaries can be a window into the human soul when they’re done right. 

Truth can be far more powerful and insightful than anything a screenwriter could imagine.

For most of …
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The 1 Reason Media Won’t Cite for Bad Box Office
1 year ago

The 1 Reason Media Won’t Cite for Bad Box Office

Hollywood is having a lousy summer, and there’s no relief in sight.

Domestic box office revenue for the season is trailing last year by 11 percent and none …
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Will Upcoming Oscar Season Be Resistance 2.0?
1 year ago

Will Upcoming Oscar Season Be Resistance 2.0?

The 2017 Academy Awards ceremony felt more like a DNC revival than a tribute to the year’s best movies.

Winner after winner, joke after monologue joke targeted new President Donald …
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The Secret Ingredient That Makes Great Art Happen
2 years ago

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Great Art Happen

Orson Welles once said, “I passionately hate the idea of being with it; I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.”

There is no …
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