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Ben-Hur Box Office

Why Hollywood shouldn’t start writing off religious films after ‘Ben-Hur’

Posted in: General
August 24th, 2016

The Ben-Hur box office numbers were disappointing but that doesn’t mean Hollywood should start writing off religious movies. Ben-Hur, the latest Hollywood feature to embrace religion, had a difficult opening weekend at the box office. The film reportedly cost 100 million...

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Jimmy Fallon on “Ho-Ho-Homicide” and other unnecessary reads

August 23rd, 2016

Last night, Jimmy Fallon presented his Do Not Read list, which included gems like “Ho-Ho-Homicide.” On The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night, the host went over his latest list of Do Not Read books. These, as the host noted, are actual books that you can...

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Ben-Hur Box Office War Dogs

Box office report: “Ben-Hur” suffers while “Suicide Squad” leads

August 22nd, 2016

Three new movies arrived in theaters nationwide this weekend (including the expensive Ben-Hur) reboot but none of them could depose Suicide Squad from the top of the pack. In its third weekend of release, Suicide Squad remained in the top spot. The Ben-Hur box office numbers...

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Ben-Hur Reviews Jack Huston

Ben-Hur Reviews: Critics sour on religious remake

August 21st, 2016

The highly-anticipated religious drama has finally arrived but the Ben-Hur reviews aren’t very thrilled with the new feature. Costing approximately 100 million dollars, the latest version of Ben-Hur has finally arrived in theaters nationwide. The well-known story (which...

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5 Underrated Meryl Streep Movies

Posted in: 5 Films
August 12th, 2016

With her new critically-acclaimed film Florence Foster Jenkins hitting theaters nationwide today, we take a look at 5 underrated Meryl Streep movies that are worth another look. Meryl Streep is one of the greatest actresses of this generation. With nineteen Oscar nominations...

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5 Inspiring Stories from the Rio Olympics

Posted in: General
August 11th, 2016

To honor some of the most powerful athletes from the Olympics, we’ve come up with a list of 5 inspiring stories from the Rio Olympics. There are very few events that bring our country and the world at large together the way that the Olympics do. The Rio Olympics are a...

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“Suicide Squad” Reviews: Critics disappointed in big-budget adaptation

August 7th, 2016

One of the highly-anticipated movies of the year has finally arrived but the Suicide Squad reviews aren’t very kind to the big-budget drama. It may be August but that doesn’t mean there’s a slowdown at the box office. In fact, one of the biggest comic book...

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Movie Preview August 2016: 10 Movies we can’t wait to see

August 5th, 2016

The end of summer is usually a slower time at the theaters. Not this year. Our movie preview August 2016 edition shows there’s still plenty of new exciting films coming to a theater near you. It’s been a rough summer at the box office this year. Sequels...

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Olympics Movies

10 Olympics Movies: Must-See Movies about the Olympic Games

Posted in: 10 Movies
August 4th, 2016

In honor of the Olympic games, we take a look at some of the best Olympics movies out there. The opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics airs tonight, officially kicking off the summer Olympics in Rio. In honor of the games, we decided to take a look back at some of the most...

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Hollywood politics 2016

Hollywood taking on politics before the 2016 election

Posted in: General
July 29th, 2016

We’re¬†approximately one hundred days away from the 2016 presidential election. During that period, there will be hundreds of candidate speeches, a seemingly endless series of commercials, and at least three debates. But in the midst of the campaign, there will also be...

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