FX’s “Impeachment: American Crime Story” tries to correct the cultural record regarding Monica Lewinsky from a post-MeToo lens. Tell that to Paula Jones. The limited series, featuring Lewinsky as a producer, revisits President Bill Clinton’s impeachment scandal, one that nearly derailed his presidency. The same culture that relentlessly mocked Lewinsky at the time is now […]
Author: Christian Toto
Oscar Season Beware: Adult-Minded Movies Are Dying at the Box Office
One look at the weekend’s box office, and you’d think we’re back to the pre-pandemic “normal.”
Venom: Let There Be Carnage scored $90 million on its opening weekend, the kind of tally most superhero films generate in traditional times. That’s despite …
Could Woke Marketing Behind Bond Crush ‘No Time to Die’ (and the Franchise)?
The team behind 2014’s Exodus: Gods and Kings had a funny way of promoting the Biblical epic.
Director Ridley Scott compared Moses, played in the movie by Christian Bale, to terrorists.
“In today’s world, he’d be pursued by missiles and jets and crea…
7 Stars Who Oppose Vaccine Mandates — Decry Groupthink
Vaccine mandates are the newest cause celebre in La La Land. Late night hosts are praising President Joe Biden for making them mandatory for businesses with more than 100 employees. Stars are doing all they can to promote vaccines in general, with a vaccinated but sickly Chris Rock joining that chorus this week. Not every […]
Media Wake Up, Realize Comedy Crumbling in Our Woke Age
Is Cancel Culture hurting comedy?
Ask anyone who consumes right-leaning media (or has an open mind), and the answer is a swift and assured, “Absolutely.”
Try creating comedy when the wrong joke or punch line can threaten your gig, if not your entire …
‘A La Calle’ : The HBO Doc On Venezuela’s Collapse That Fails To Mention Socialism
Imagine a documentary about Venezuela’s modern-day collapse that forgets to name-check a critical reason why. Socialism. Yes, the new documentary “A La Calle” essentially ignores that element of Venezuela’s decline, a shock given the film’s long running time and exhaustive detail. The documentary, available now on HBO Max, still offers essential lessons on political corruption […]
Fox’s Greg Gutfeld DOMINATING Liberal Hack Stephen Colbert in the Ratings
The Fox News phenomenon should have been a wake-up call to every TV executive.
The formula couldn’t be more simple.
Create programming that counters the overwhelming mainstream narrative
Count the cash
So the same should hold true …
Clint Eastwood Could Teach Madonna And Howard Stern a Lesson On Aging Gracefully
There’s an art to aging gracefully, especially for the rich and famous. We expect stars to stay forever young, while the artists themselves fight to maintain that image by any means necessary. Staying young isn’t always about appearances, though. Celebrities struggle to maintain their brands over time, even as the culture shifts under their feet. It’s what […]
Celebs and Harris-Backed Fund Freed ‘Career Criminal’; Now, a Man Is Dead
Vice President Kamala Harris is catching heat in select corners of the press today.
Mainstream outlets likely won’t touch the story, but The Washington Examiner noticed a disturbing footnote to Harris’ presidential campaign last year.
On June 20 Harr…
REVIEW: ‘Karen’ Is the BLM Movie Nobody Asked For
Darth Vader. Norman Bates. Hans Gruber. Karen Drexler… but you can just call her Karen. Yes, the scourge of social media memes now has a feature film all her own, one that doubles as a Black Lives Matter recruitment film. “Karen” is a B-movie thriller at its core, one that doesn’t have an ounce of […]