Archive For The “Movies” Category

Movie Review: The Little Things with Denzel Washington and Rami Malek

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Movie Review: The Little Things with Denzel Washington and Rami Malek

Movie Review: The Little Things with Denzel Washington and Rami Malek The HBO Max release of The Little Things  starring Denzel Washington and Rami Malek is far better than the inadequate reviews it is getting from he movie “pros” detailing a deeper story about a serial murder mystery and the police detectives involved. Don’t listen…

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Redbox lists top movie rentals and streams for 2020

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Redbox lists top movie rentals and streams for 2020

Redbox lists top movie rentals and streams for 2020 With the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic suppressing entertainment and public activities during most of 2020, Redbox lists the movies that were most popular for their customers, through Redbox rentals and also through Redbox Streaming. Here are the lists of the Top 10 films of 2020 including rentals…

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The Coronavirus versus the “cost virus,” the public is paying for it

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The Coronavirus versus the “cost virus,” the public is paying for it

The Coronavirus versus the “cost virus,” the public is paying for it As American’s continue to suffer through the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, the virus continues to create opportunities for industries like Cable TV for price gouging and requires fees for everything. It’s not subtle. But Americans are being forced to pay a steep price to…

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FX TV Series on funny vampires is a real entertainment bite

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FX TV Series on funny vampires is a real entertainment bite

FX TV Series on funny vampires is a real entertainment bite If you are looking for a funny series to watch during the coronavirus pandemic, try FX’s series “What We Do in the Shadows,” a hilarious comedic look at vampire life in America through the eyes of four vampires from the 19th Century (or older)…

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The growing problem of cable TV

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The growing problem of cable TV

The growing problem of cable TV Cable TV has lied to us and it is slowly strangling the American public, all for profit. We were told Cable Tv would be Ad Free. It’s not. We were told we would pay one fee for Cable TV and receive all of the programs. It’s not. The lies…

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Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

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Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” This movie by Quentin Tarantino is superbly therapeutic for Baby boomers who lived through the injustice and outrage of the Chalres Manson massacre of Sahron Tate and ther three friends in August 1969. The Manson crew survived after one of the most bvrutal massacres…

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Movie remakes are always so disappointing

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Movie remakes are always so disappointing

Movie remakes are always so disappointing With all of the advances, instead of being creative, Hollywood is dumbing down, pandering to our old memories remaking movies instead of being creative with new concepts, new movies and new ideas. By Ray Hanania Imagine, they decided to do a remake-sequel of “Mary Poppins,” the memorable 1964 movie…

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers The movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks on the life of Mister Rogers (Fred Rogers) is more than just a look back at Roger’s popular children’s and family TV show of 895 episodes that began in 1968 and ended in…

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Game of Thrones is a “thrilling disappointment”

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Game of Thrones is a “thrilling disappointment”

Game of Thrones is a “thrilling disappointment” The Final Season of Game of Thrones is thrilling because fans like myself have invested more than 8 years into the series. It is a fantastic series, one of the best. But the ending is proving to be a huge disappointment as if the Game of Thrones writers…

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Steppenwolf Theatre to host Gala featuring Armie Hammer and James Franco

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Steppenwolf Theatre to host Gala featuring Armie Hammer and James Franco

Steppenwolf Theatre to host Gala featuring Armie Hammer and James Franco Armie Hammer to Emcee Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s 2019 Gala Saturday, May 11, 2019. James Franco Guest Auctioneer at This Unforgettable Event Celebrating 43 Years of Extraordinary Theatre CHICAGO (April 16, 2019) – The acclaimed Steppenwolf ensemble and Board of Trustees host Gala 2019, an…

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion Time to say goodbye to all that was Blockbuster except the one last holdout store in Bend, Oregon – now relegated as an iconic classic with the closing of the last Australia store. Time to also say goodbye to the Fort Lauderdale mansion long enjoyed by Blockbuster’s co-founder…

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes #RayHananiaPodcast #JussieSmollett #ChicagoMayoralElection #IsraeliWarCrimes This week’s Ray Hanania Podcast reviews the past week’s events, issues and my recent columns in the Regional News newspaper, The Reporter and Southwest News-Herald on Jussie Smollett; my columns in the @ArabNews on the Oscar win by #RamiMalek, and at…

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