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  • LGBT Victimhood Propaganda on Hulu's Handmaid's Tale

    04/27/2018 3:19:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    April 27, 2018 | Self
    Hulu's drama series Handmaid's Tale has garnered critical acclaim and has won dozens of awards including Best Drama Series at the Emmys and Golden Globes. According to liberals, the show is supposed to reflect "Trump's America." With the novel having been covered completely in season 1, the writers have turned "Gilead" into the dystopian nightmare that the left claims Trump and Pence want for our country in season 2. One character in particular has been written as a victim of homophobia, with every imaginable tragedy happening to her. The character Emily (played by Gilmore Girls' Alexis Bledel) has had the...
  • Mark Steyn: Chappaquiddick

    04/15/2018 1:49:03 AM PDT · by iowamark · 62 replies
    SteynOnline ^ | April 14, 2018 | Mark Steyn
    As I wrote a few days ago, I had minimal expectations of Chappaquiddick The Movie, which opened last week despite the best efforts of the Kennedy family and their various retainers and enablers. I have always been revolted by the fact that Ted, after killing Mary Jo Kopechne, did not have the decency to do a John Profumo and retire from public life for the rest of his days - and I was even more revolted by the way Massachusetts voters did not have the decency to impose that choice upon him... That combination of outsiders and neophytes may be...
  • Okay, The Incredibles 2 May Be The Best Superhero Movie Of The Year

    04/13/2018 1:29:22 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 32 replies
    Refinery 29 ^ | 04/13/18 | Kaitlin Reilly
    The Incredibles may be a squad of superheroes, but the highly-anticipated (and long-awaited) sequel to the 2004 animated movie is celebrating one specific heroine. Elastigirl is running things this time around, and it's just one of many reasons to get hyped for this sure-to-be-epic superhero flick. The latest trailer for The Incredibles 2 shows the pitfalls of having a family with incredible powers — especially when only one of them is asked to save the world. The drama in the sequel comes about when mom Helen Parr, a.k.a. Elastigirl, is tasked with bringing superheroes back into the forefront of...
  • The 10 Best Alien Films Ever Made

    04/14/2018 2:13:23 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 240 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12 Apr 2018 | Lauren Spagnoletti
    What is the first thing you think of when you think of an alien movie? Does Sigourney Weaver's bald head pop into your mind as you picture her battling extraterrestrials in Alien 3? Or do you think of something unconventional, like Cloverfield or District 9? The alien genre is one that has certainly evolved over the years as special effects and computer-generated images have improved far beyond anyone's wildest dreams. But the fact of the matter is that for an alien movie to be good (actually, for any movie to be good), it has to tell a really good story,...
  • Roseanne Barr Is a Complete Nut; Trump supporters should think twice before applauding her.

    04/10/2018 12:00:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/08/2018 | J.J. McCulloagh
    <p>A challenge of this populist age is separating authentic outsiders with usefully unorthodox political perspectives from rank kooks looking to exploit a moment of open-mindedness.</p> <p>Roseanne Barr provides a good study.</p> <p>The popular reboot of her blue-collar sitcom after a two-decade slumber has been widely heralded as a populist victory by much of the pro-Trump Right, given the decision to cast Roseanne’s character as a Trump voter. That Roseanne the woman is herself a Trump supporter only advances the notion that the show is a populist win, and many critics and viewers have offered the MAGA factor as the sole variable explaining the program’s popularity. “Look at her ratings!” cried the gleeful president himself after the show’s debut.</p>
  • Chappaquiddick (Michael Medved's Review)

    04/08/2018 7:19:04 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 21 replies
    Michael Medved Website ^ | 4/6/18 | Michael Medved
    Three and a Half Stars (Out of Four)
  • WHY STICKING TO THE TRUTH MAKES ‘CHAPPAQUIDDICK’ SO CHILLING

    04/06/2018 6:13:16 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 15 replies
    Hollywood in Toto ^ | 6 Apr 2018 | Christian Toto
    This devastating time capsule can't help but stain the Kennedy legacy. There’s a good chance the upcoming biopic of former Vice President Dick Cheney won’t be fair or balanced. The film’s writer/director, Adam McKay, is an ardent leftist who injects his politics into his work. McKay even flirted with a “comedy” about a dementia-addled President Ronald Reagan. Har har. The minds behind “Chappaquiddick” ditch the partisan approach like an inconvenient campaign promise. Their tale sticks to what we already know about the car accident that killed both Mary Jo Kopechne and Sen. Ted Kennedy’s presidential dreams. That’s more than enough.
  • Opening Night For "Chappaquiddick" Movie

    04/08/2018 1:42:48 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 54 replies
    Box Office Mojo ^ | 07 April 2018
    "Chappaquiddick" did an estimated $1.9 million in ticket sales in 1,560 USA theaters. I can't find how much the movie cost, but if it's more than $20 million, it will have a very hard time breaking even.
  • Paul, Apostle of God

    04/07/2018 8:39:53 PM PDT · by rey · 47 replies
    7 Apr 2018
    Is Paul, Apostle of God an appropriate move to take a 13 almost 14 year old to? I realize it is PG 13 but he was greatly abused and eventually beheaded. How traumatic might it be. Thanks
  • NY Times Op-Ed: Chappaquiddick Film Is ‘Character Assassination’ of Ted Kennedy

    04/07/2018 7:15:58 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 152 replies
    freebeacon ^ | April 6, 2018 | Alex Griswold
    In a New York Times op-ed published Friday, a liberal journalist and film critic complained the new film Chappaquiddick was a "character assassination" of its central character, Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy. "How ‘Chappaquiddick’ Distorts a Tragedy" wrote Neal Gabler, who is working on a biography of Kennedy. Gabler complained the film, released in theaters Friday, has been "heavily promoted by conservative media outlets, and reviewers across the political spectrum have praised what they deem its damning but factual approach. Damning it is; factual it is not." There actually was no "cover-up" of Kennedy's car accident that led to the death...
  • Ted Kennedy: Lion or Jackal?

    On April 6, Chappaquiddick, a movie detailing the events involving Senator Ted Kennedy on Martha's Vineyard in July 1969, will be released. That incident demonstrated the depths to which the Kennedys were willing to go to salvage the political career of the last of the Kennedy sons. In subsequent years, the actions of Ted Kennedy that night were forgiven by the Democrats, as were subsequent actions as noted below. The movie is based on a book, Senatorial Privilege: The Chappaquiddick Coverup, by Leo J. Damore, who committed suicide in 1995. Well, that is the official version, at least. The Kennedy...
  • A Brutal Revisitation of Chappaquiddick

    04/06/2018 5:47:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 6, 2018 | Brent Bozell
    One measure of how old we're getting is realizing how many voters today have no familiarity with the Chappaquiddick scandal. In July of 1969, then-Sen. Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge into a pond with a young woman in the passenger seat and left the scene of the accident alone. Kennedy waited 10 hours to report it, and Mary Jo Kopechne died. This is one compelling reason why many older voters thought liberals sounded preposterous when they suggested Donald Trump's presidential campaign should be canceled over the "Access Hollywood" tape of him boasting of grabbing women in the crotch. Kennedy...
  • How ‘Chappaquiddick’ Distorts a Tragedy

    04/06/2018 6:06:07 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 85 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 6, 2018 | Neal Gabler
    Senator Edward Kennedy, one of the most famous members of America’s most famous family, understood that he belonged as much to popular culture as to political culture. Now, nine years after his death, comes a movie about the event that, almost as much as the circumstances of his birth, established him in the tabloid pantheon: Chappaquiddick.
  • ‘Roseanne’ Ratings Remain Strong In Week 2, Lift ‘The Middle’ To Season Highs

    04/04/2018 12:42:55 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 19 replies
    Deadline ^ | April 4, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    ABC’s Roseanne revival settled in last night with a slice-of-life episode focused on parenting after last week’s headline-grabbing premiere tackled President Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the election. The ratings took the inevitable dip but remained impressive — 15.1 million viewers and a 3.9 rating among adults 18-49 in the fast nationals at 8 PM last night. Vs. the 8-8:30 PM part of the double premiere episode last week (17.7 million, 4.9/21), Roseanne retained 84% of the audience and 80% of the adults 18-49 rating. It was once again the top program of the night by a mile in both...
  • The Grisly History of Chappaquiddick

    04/04/2018 5:37:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 108 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 4, 2018 | Ben Shapiro
    On April 6, a bombshell will hit America's theaters. That bombshell comes in the form of an understated, well-made, well-acted film called "Chappaquiddick." (Full disclosure: They advertise with my podcast.) The film tells the story of Ted Kennedy's 1969 killing of political aide Mary Jo Kopechne; the Massachusetts Democratic senator drove his car off a bridge and into the Poucha Pond, somehow escaped the overturned vehicle and left Kopechne to drown. She didn't drown, though. Instead, she reportedly suffocated while waiting for help inside an air bubble while Kennedy waited 10 hours to call for help. The Kennedy family and...
  • Hollywood Rediscovers America’s Love for Christian Films

    04/01/2018 5:44:15 PM PDT · by ethom · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Mar 2018 | by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    Authentic Christian films are proving to be huge moneymakers for Hollywood studios, despite still being dismissed by many in the entertainment business as “not part of mainstream Hollywood fare.”Not only are more Christian films being made, they are also connecting with audiences and drawing people out to the cinema again. Last weekend, two of the top ten movies at the domestic box office dealt with explicitly Christian themes. At number three, I Can Only Imagine, starring Dennis Quaid and J. Michael Finley, earned nearly $14 million last weekend, adding to $17.1 million the weekend before, when the film debuted. Paul,...
  • "PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST"

    03/31/2018 9:29:51 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 26 replies
    ”PAUL, THE APOSTLE OF CHRIST” ABOUT THE FILM PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST is the story of two men. Luke, as a friend and physician, risks his life when he ventures into the city of Rome to visit Paul, who is held captive in Nero’s darkest, bleakest prison cell. But Nero is determined to rid Rome of Christians, and does not flinch from executing them in the grisliest ways possible. Before Paul’s death sentence can be enacted, Luke resolves to write another book, one that details the beginnings of “The Way” and the birth of what will come to be known...
  • A Faith-Based Film for the Masses (Biggest Christian hit single of all time is now a movie)

    03/28/2018 7:37:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/28/2018 | Eric Metaxas and Anne Morse
    "I Can Only Imagine" was the biggest Christian hit single of all time. It's now a movie. And you might just take an unsaved friend to see it. Thousands of years ago, the Psalmist wrote, "The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them." Today, we can laugh along with Him. In the nation's theaters, a low-budget film with a strong Christian theme is handily outperforming a heavily promoted, big-budget, Academy Award-winning film celebrating a homoerotic relationship between an underage teenager and an adult. It did so even though the gay-themed film, "Love, Simon," is being shown in...
  • Faith-Based Box Office: 'I Can Only Imagine' and 'Paul, Apostle of Christ' Score in the Top 10

    Faith-based films performed well at the box office for a second straight weekend, with "I Can Only Imagine" capturing the third spot once again. "Paul, Apostle of Christ" landed in the eighth spot in its debut weekend, earning $5 million for Sony's Affirm Films. "I Can Only Imagine" held strong in its second weekend in theaters, scoring a solid $13.8 million. That brings its total earnings to $38 million – an impressive performance for a film that only cost $7 million to create.
  • Faith-Based Film, 'I Can Only Imagine' Has Strong Opening Weekend, Ranks 3rd With $17M

    03/19/2018 9:54:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/18/2018 | Anugrah Kumar
    The faith-based film "I Can Only Imagine" brought in $17.1 million at the domestic box office during its opening weekend, going far beyond early expectations and ranking third, behind "Tomb Raider" and "Black Panther." Based on the true-story of Christian artist Bart Millard's life, the family drama opened at 1,629 locations in the United States and received an A+ CinemaScore with an audience that was 67 percent female and 80 percent over 35. This is the distributor Roadside Attractions' highest grossing opening ever. "We felt that the film's inspiring story of hope and forgiveness made for a very compelling collaboration,"...