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Ghostbusters 3: A Surprisingly Small Reaction to a Highly Anticipated Sequel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 4:05pm 2/10/2019 at 4:05pm
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Just a few weeks back, a surprise teaser dropped that should’ve brewed a larger reaction than it did. The long-awaited sequel to the Ghostbusters franchise was announced with an accompanying teaser trailer on January 16th with the vague promise that some of the original actors from the first two films would...

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Covington Student Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers Send Preservation Letters to Media, Celebrities

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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Lawyers for Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his family have sent preservation letters to media and celebrities. These letters hint at possible libel and defamation lawsuits due to the treatment Sandmann received from these entities after a short video went viral of him on the Lincoln Memorial with...

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Terry Crews Goes After Male Entertainers Who Joked About His Sexual Assault

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:00am 1/29/2019 at 11:00am
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Back in October 2017 when Harvey Weinstein was embroiled in numerous allegations of sexual harassment and rape, actor Terry Crews was one of the first male celebrities to tell his story of sexual assault victimization. He said at the time:
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The term “Oscar Bait” exists for a reason: 2019 Oscar Nominees Announced

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9:00pm 1/22/2019 at 9:00pm
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Maybe the best entertainment drama of the year thus far has been watching the Oscars squirm their way through bouts of relevancy.

Over the summer, it was announced by the Academy of Motion Pictures that the next awards season would introduce the decried “achievement in popular film” category that many film fans...

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Star Trek Discovery: Progressive Ethics in the Age of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/17/2019 at 7:00pm
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The Star Trek franchise is in a strange place artistically and commercially. With the J.J. Abrams trilogy of films largely falling by the wayside due to financial problems at Paramount Pictures, the only thing fans have been able to enjoy for the past two years has been ...

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Kanye West Jumps Back on the Trump Train

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 8:00pm 1/2/2019 at 8:00pm

Seems like only yesterday that Kanye was taking a break from politics.

But that was late October and 2019 brought with it a brave new world. In case there was any doubt about where Kanye West stands, his first tweets of the new year indicate the rapper is back on the...

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Women’s March on Verge of Losing Rosanna Arquette Over Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/2/2019 at 2:00pm
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The Women’s March has lost celebrity followers and local chapters as more people pick up on the anti-Semitic beliefs of those at the top of the food chain.

The slow drip started to hemorrhage in November when Tablet magazine exposed...

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Slow Pacing and Millennial Attention Spans

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 6:00pm 12/31/2018 at 6:00pm

There was a recent tweet by filmmaker and professor Brandon David Wilson that was shared by director Guillermo Del Toro that sparked an interesting crystallization.

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Widows: Urban Blight and Hopeless Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 4:00pm 12/22/2018 at 4:00pm
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Fans of British writer-director Steve McQueen’s long overdue follow-up to 12 Years a Slave have had half a decade to muse over the now acclaimed director’s short career beginning with the brutal and unsettling Hunger, followed by his second team-up with actor Michael Fassbinder in Shame. Given the high regard his...

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Harvey Weinstein Rape Case Moves Forward as Judge Rejects Bid to Dismiss Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/20/2018 at 1:00pm
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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will face rape charges in New York after Manhattan Supreme Court Justice James Burke rejected his bid to dismiss charges.

Burke set a pre-trial hearing for March 7.

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Fantastic Beasts 2’s Lazy Story and Progressive Pandering

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 7, 2018 at 4:00pm 12/7/2018 at 4:00pm
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Spoiler alert: if you have yet to see the film, be aware that plot particulars are discussed in the post beneath.

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is a terrible blockbuster film. As a spin-off to the critically successful Harry Potter franchise, it’s a low rent continu...

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Actress Files Restraining Order Against Michael Avenatti, Claims He Dragged Her Around the Apartment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:00am 11/20/2018 at 7:00am
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Estonian actress Mareli Miniutti reportedly has filed a restraining order against anti-Trump lawyer Michael Avenatti.

Miniutti, who is based in New York City, “filed her petition Monday at the Santa Monica branch of Los Angeles County Superior Court.”

Reports confirmed today that Miniutti is the woman Avenatti allegedly abused last week. Authorities arrested...

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Hollywood Wants to Boycott Georgia Over Governor Race, But Abrams Pushes Back

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 11/19/2018 at 2:30pm
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Hollywood actors took to Twitter over the weekend to encourage others within the entertainment industry to boycott Georgia after Republican Brian Kemp defeated Democrat Stacey Abrams in the governor race.

However, Abrams has pushed back and asked Hollywood not to boycott the state.

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Alec Baldwin Arrested for Allegedly Punching Man Over Parking Spot

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 2, 2018 at 2:33pm 11/2/2018 at 2:33pm
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Police have arrested actor and President Donald Trump hater Alec Baldwin for allegedly punching a man over a parking spot in Manhattan. From The Hollywood Reporter:

No charges have yet been filed.

Alec Baldwin is in police custody in New York for punching a man over a parking spot.

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Melania Invited Ellen Producer to Kindness Event After His Cynical Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/24/2018 at 1:00pm
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After Andy Lassner, a producer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show, tweeted the other day that he’s “way more afraid of another Melania getting in...

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Hollywood Shows Nearly Monolithic Support for Democrats… Again

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:00am 10/24/2018 at 7:00am
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Not everyone in the entertainment industry is a progressive, but anyone who is even slightly conservative must remain silent for employment purposes. As a result, we only hear from the loudest leftists and they are convinced they’re saving the country.

Katherine Schaffstall of the Hollywood Reporter frames this story in a way...

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Kanye West preaches #MAGA at the Oval Office

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/12/2018 at 3:00pm
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We covered a bit of the meeting between President Donald Trump and rapper Kanye West at the Oval Office, as they were surrounded by press. Our initial report focused on West’s experience with the MAGA hat.

But the meeting contained so much more that could be consequential. West used the highly public...

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