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  • Box Office: Kevin Spacey's 'Billionaire Boys Club' Earns Abysmal $126 on Opening Day

    08/19/2018 11:24:40 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 40 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | August 18, 2018 | Pamela McClintock
    Disgraced actor Kevin Spacey is enduring a career low at the box office this weekend. The ensemble crime-drama Billionaire Boys Club quietly opened Friday in eight theaters scattered in select states across the U.S. The indie film earned an abysmal $126 for the day and another $162 on Saturday for a two-day total of just $287 following its release on premium VOD last month, according to those with access to theater grosses. For the full weekend, Billionaire Boys Club could have trouble making much more than $425. Put another way, that's a per location average of roughly $53 for the...
  • Netflix purges all user reviews like it said it would

    08/19/2018 2:39:16 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    Netflix ^ | August 18, 2018 | Mariella Moon
    If you're browsing Netflix for a new show to watch, don't bother looking for reviews on the platform to see if a title is worth your time. The streaming service is done purging user reviews -- a decade's worth of comments praising and excoriating shows, all gone. Under the question "How do I post reviews on Netflix?," the service's Help Center now says: "Netflix customers were able to leave reviews on Netflix.com until mid-2018, when reviews were removed due to declining use. To learn how Netflix suggests TV shows and movies we think you'll love, visit our Ratings & Recommendations...
  • Disney to Feature First-Ever Openly Gay Character in Upcoming ‘Family’ Film

    08/18/2018 4:52:53 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 29 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 8/14/18 | Calvin Freiburger
    August 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Disney is reportedly pushing the homosexual envelope yet again with an upcoming film in which it will feature for the first time an openly gay character. The move is being hailed as a "turning point" for Disney. British comedian Jack Whitehall will play a gay character in Jungle Cruise, which is based on the iconic theme park ride of the same name, the UK’s Sun reports. The film, which stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt, is slated for an October 2019 release. Whitehall’s character is reportedly the brother of Blunt’s, and “a gay...
  • Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations

    08/18/2018 5:34:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | 8/17/18 | Tessa Wong
    With its bold claims of Asian representation, the Hollywood film extravaganza Crazy Rich Asians was destined for intense scrutiny, coming as it does after bitter debates about whitewashing and "yellowface" casting - where white actors attempt to make themselves look Asian. But like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the film - might the weight of it all prove too much?
  • Why 'Crazy Rich Asians' is the right movie for this moment

    08/17/2018 9:36:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | 08/15/2018 | Jeff Yang
    You've probably already read about how "Crazy Rich Asians" is the first major studio release to feature an all-Asian cast in 25 years -- since The Joy Luck Club accomplished that feat in 1993. And yes, this movie is a singularly special and important event for those in the Asian-American community, who are finally beginning to sense a change in an industry that has, over the past quarter century, seemed afraid of putting more than one of us onscreen at once for fear of somehow freaking out or turning off non-Asian viewers. (Don't look now, but "Crazy Rich Asians" serves...
  • Is Death of a Nation movie collapsing badly at the box office?

    08/12/2018 12:54:15 PM PDT · by nwrep · 70 replies
    Box Office Mojo ^ | August 12, 2018 | Box Office Stats
    Dinesh D'Souza's new documentary Death of a Nation seems to be unfortunately collapsing at the box office. It has lost 20% of the theaters in just its second week, and is doing about half as well as "2016 Obama's America" did at this point in that movie's life. Click on the link and see the consistent daily drop-off in box office receipts. It opened on more than 1000 theaters, it is now in slightly over 800.
  • Michael Moore Cashing in on Left’s Pandemic Trump Derangement Syndrome

    08/11/2018 5:02:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/11/18 | Judi McLeod
    Moore’s threats are fuelled by a big gasbag. And we don’t need to stick a fork in him to know that Michael Moore has long and ever ago been DONE Flamethrower filmmaker Michael Moore hopes to set the world on fire with the release of his latest shock-u-mentary Fahrenheit 11/9 just weeks ahead of November Midterm Elections. Moore’s counting on cashing in on a pandemic Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) and making box office millions by linking President Donald Trump’s America with neo-nazi riots and school shootings.
  • Review: A Christian town faces its sins in post-war Hungary in “1945”

    08/10/2018 5:44:49 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    America Magazine ^ | Nov 2017 | Raymond A. Schroth S.J.
    That this film is called “1945” means many things. World War II has just ended, and a little town in Hungary—where the Soviets still tool around in jeeps—has not made the psychological transition from a German-occupied country to a post-war community where democracy is supposed to take root. The cross over the dirt highway entering the town signals that it is Christian territory and the joyous atmosphere of the day in which the the town clerk István’s (Péter Rudolf) son will marry the lovely Rózsi (Dóra Sztarenki) signifies a bright future for a town that has survived Nazi occupation. The...
  • Michael Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Trailer Aims To Expose Trump’s ‘Evil Genius’

    08/09/2018 7:02:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | August 9, 2018 | Matthew Jacobs
    “Fahrenheit 9/11,” Michael Moore’s polemic about George W. Bush and the War on Terror, remains the highest-grossing documentary of all time. If the national mood was splintered when that movie opened in 2004, it’s nothing compared to what it is now, almost two years into Donald Trump’s presidency. So, naturally, Moore is channeling his most famous film to explore that exact subject: “Fahrenheit 11/9” seeks to “bring Trump down” before November’s midterm elections. HuffPost has an exclusive look at the first trailer for “Fahrenheit 11/9,” a reference to the day Trump was declared the winner of the 2016 election. It...
  • D'Souza's Latest and Hell's Trump Derangement

    08/07/2018 5:16:02 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 29 replies
    Renew America ^ | August 7, 2018 | Gina Miller
    Dinesh D'Souza's latest film, "Death of a Nation," is another home run. We saw it this past Saturday in its opening weekend. It is outstanding and current, as all of his films are. In it, Mr. D'Souza presents the truth behind the Big Lies of the commie/fascist/Nazi/Ku Klux Klan/Democrat/"Progressive" collective with his in-depth research, interviews, and high-quality historical reenactments by actors who look impressively like the people they're portraying. Although I had heard radio audio of many of them, I had not seen most of the video clips he showed of insane Hell's Media in their vicious reactions to Donald...
  • Will Someone Please Review Dinesh D'Souza's New Movie?

    08/06/2018 9:00:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/06/2018 | Roger Simon
    It's no particular insult to Dinesh D'Souza to say that he is not going to be the next John Huston or David Lean. In this era, when movies as an art form are on a slow -- or maybe not so slow -- inexorable decline into cultural oblivion and irrelevance, that scarcely matters. Moreover, the personal political documentary genre in which he and his progressive mirror Michael Moore work is not noted for high aesthetics. Nevertheless, D'Souza's new offering -- Death of a Nation -- is at least better made than Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, which resembled one of...
  • 'Kicking their butts': D'Souza unleashes on his movie critics

    08/06/2018 7:13:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/6/2018 | Art Moore
    The discrepancy in the reaction to Dinesh D’Souza’s new film and companion book “Death of a Nation” between establishment media and audiences couldn’t be sharper. The movie-review aggregating site Rotten Tomatoes gives the film, which opened in theaters Friday night, a zero score from critics and 86 percent approval from audiences, while the independent polling group CinemaScore found audiences grade it an A. Most establishment media outlets have ignored the film, but reviews by Variety (D’Souza is “no longer preaching to the choir; he’s preaching to the mentally unsound”) and by a Washington Post reporter typify those who have paid...
  • Review of Movie Seen Today: "Death of a Nation"

    08/05/2018 4:09:48 PM PDT · by SarahPalin2012 · 37 replies
    Rotten Tomatoes gives it a "0%" rating from critics. They also give very low ratings to movies life "Facing the Giants". So this type of rating was actually encouraging. The Left must really dislike it (usually they at least give 10% to 15% to make it seem somewhat fair, but they couldn't even do that this time.
  • Anne Frank Reimagined: Repulsive in Every Way

    08/05/2018 3:11:27 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 13 replies
    Victory Girls ^ | 4 Aug 2018 | Marta Hernandez
    Director Stan Zimmerman’s production of the classic play “The Diary of Anne Frank,” seems to be an exercise in seeing just how many people this jackass can demean, denigrate, and degrade, while extolling the holy illegal alien as a paragon of virtuous struggle. Zimmerman’s effort to reimagine mangle the horrifying experience of a young woman and her family trying to avoid extermination is a cheap ploy to promote an onerous open borders agenda, while wrapping himself in the figurative pelts of Holocaust victims as protection against well-deserved condemnation. The cast is a diverse (read: filled with an appropriate number of...
  • Dinesh D’Souza on His Provocative New Film, Death of a Nation

    08/03/2018 4:36:21 PM PDT · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 8/03/18 | El Rushbo
    RUSH: Now, we are happy to welcome back to the program Dinesh D’Souza. His new movie is opening in a thousand theaters tonight. It is Death of a Nation. You’ve had a lot of success with your previous movies. Have you ever opened on a thousand screens? D’SOUZA: Uh, Rush, no. In the past, we’ve tended to open on limited screens and then spread out to more screens, so we do these pre-screenings to get us set up. But this time we decided to go for it, a thousand theaters nationwide and DeathOfaNationMovie.com is the way to find out where...
  • Vanity review: Death of a Nation

    08/02/2018 6:42:26 PM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 13 replies
    8/2/18
    Just got back from the first showing of Death of a Nation. Technically it opens tomorrow (Friday) but there were 4 showings today, which is 2 more than usual for a Thursday night. The theatre was very full which was also a pleasant surprise. Once again, Dinesh does a good job of really educating us on the origin and history of America. He defines socialism, fascism, communism and marxism and shows their origins and how they intricately connect the US with Nazi Germany and Mussolini's Italy. FDR and Wilson were progressives that loved Mussolini and all the socialist/fascist mindsets. He...
  • ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Literally Chains Woman Barefoot and Pregnant

    08/01/2018 10:38:39 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 9, 2018 | Lindsay Kornick
    Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale prides itself on painting a dark image for women in Trump’s America, even though the show has absolutely nothing in common with Trump’s actual America. Still, that doesn’t stop the series from bringing its #Resistance narrative to life in the most ridiculous ways. The next stop is taking the phrase “barefoot and pregnant” a little too seriously. The May 9 episode “Other Women” comes after June/Offred (Elizabeth Moss) is found and recaptured trying to escape Gilead. Being pregnant, she remains invaluable to the society despite how anti-women they clearly are. To really drive that point forward,...
  • Netflix won’t air documentary on controversial Louis Farrakhan after 'internal miscommunication'

    07/31/2018 5:23:48 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 31, 2018 | Brian Flood
    Netflix will not release a documentary about the life of Louis Farrakhan after all, despite the controversial Nation of Islam leader’s claim that it would hit the streaming giant on Wednesday, a company spokesperson told Fox News on Tuesday. “This film will not be released on Netflix. Due to an internal miscommunication, it appeared to be scheduled for release on Netflix, but it is not. We apologize for any confusion this has caused,” the Netflix spokesperson said. Netflix issued the statement after Fox News asked about a tweet sent by Farrakhan to promote the film. “My dear viewers and listeners,...
  • ‘24’ Prequel Series Tracing Jack Bauer’s Origin Story In the Works At Fox

    07/30/2018 4:49:00 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 43 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 30, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    During Fox’s upfront press call in May, Fox TV Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden revealed that former 24 executive showrunner Howard Gordon is working with 24 co-creators Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran on a possible new incarnation of the real-time drama. Walden would not elaborate on what the new premise is, but noted that “we are very excited about where the show would go.” I have learned that where the potential new installment would go is the past. I hear the new 24 series, now in active development at 20th TV and Imagine TV, will serve as a prequel...
  • Vice Condemns Comedy Classic, Insults Fans: 'Animal House Will Never Die...Should It?'

    07/30/2018 8:14:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 126 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 7/29/2018 | Clay Waters
    From the “Liberals Spoil Everything” department, where everything is a problem, here’s Vice writer Harry Cheadle: “Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of 'Animal House' by Tossing It in the Trash -- Drunken frat boys don't seem so charming anymore, and the film's gender politics are 'xxxxx'd' beyond repair.” From his 2018 perch, Cheadle tears into the offensive, vulgar, and extremely hilarious college comedy hit for its lack of wokeness: It’s difficult to imagine what it was like when Animal House dropped into theaters on July 28, 1978, exactly 40 years ago. It landed like the opening of a revolution and spread...