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How ‘The ‘Burbs’ Trumps ‘Suburbicon’ In Every Way Possible
4 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’
6 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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‘Post’ Nightmare: Spielberg, Streep Dodge Killer Obama Question
7 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’)
8 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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‘California Typewriter’ The Perfect Doc for Our Digital Age
10 months 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
11 months 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?
12 months 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
1 year 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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‘Christ’ Scribe Details Casting Bias for Christian Films
1 year ago

‘Christ’ Scribe Details Casting Bias for Christian Films

Screenwriter Brian Bird found inspiration for his new film from an unlikely source.

How many folks behind Christian films name check “The Da Vinci Code” as part of their project’s …
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HiT DVD Autopsy: Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’
1 year ago

HiT DVD Autopsy: Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Author Dan Brown has become an international sensation with his series of puzzling adventure novels.

Adapted for the screen, with Brian Glazer producing and Ron Howard directing, Tom Hanks took …
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