Author: Christian Toto

These Hollywood Stars Got Clean – And Thrived

Celebrity and addiction often go hand in hand. The music industry holds the most shocking tales — think Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse and others passing away at the peak of their careers. But Hollywood is also rife with horror stories about stars doomed by their addictions. We’ve lost plenty of actors too soon, …

Michelle Wolf: Anatomy of Woke Comic Fail

Comedians have a blunt way of describing peers who make audiences howl.

They “kill” on stage. No blood is shed, just peals of laughter echoing around the room.

It’s the highest compliment a stand-up can share, and it’s why Bill Burr used the phrase f…

‘80s Movies We Should Leave Alone

The ‘80s are back thanks to the success of “Top Gun: Maverick,” but did they ever go away? Adam Sandler unofficially kicked off ‘80s nostalgia with “The Wedding Singer,” a film that’s now 24 years old. That’s a long time for any decade’s resurgence, but the ‘80s offer such a tapestry of style, music, and …

Six ’80s Classics That Deserve the ‘Top Gun’ Treatment 

Hollywood loves to copy success stories until the ink runs dry on the studio printer. After  “Halloween” made horror history in 1978, “Friday the 13th” emerged among dozens of inferior slasher clones. Similarly, the 1981 classic “Raiders of the Lost Ark” gave way to “Romancing the Stone,” “Firewalker” and “King Solomon’s Mines.” So Hollywood will …

From ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ to Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Here Is Your 2022 Summer Movie Preview

Summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, but don’t tell that to Doctor Strange and Tom Cruise. The MCU’s spellcaster extraordinaire and America’s last real movie star already rocked the season’s box office in May with their respective hits: “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” and “Top Gun: Maverick.” “Maverick” has the edge as …