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A Well-Meaning But Flawed Border Western

No Man’s Land is a well-meaning, but inherently flawed western drama. A Texas border rancher’s son flees into Mexico after accidentally killing an immigrant boy. The film attempts to humanize the thorny issue of illegal immigration from multiple points of view. Its goals are admirable, but the narrative succumbs to …

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Reborn ‘Wrong Turn’ Franchise Should Have Stayed Dead

Near the end of the “Wrong Turn” reboot the main characters drop a boulder-sized Easter Egg. The aside, which won’t be revealed here, shrugs at how the film jettisoned the key element from the previous “Wrong Turn” features. Big mistake. Not only does the new “Wrong Turn” disavow the franchise’s …

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Earnest ‘No Man’s Land’ Avoids Open Border Lectures

Most Hollywood fare tackling immigration follow the same playbook. Open borders good. Law and order bad. We’ve seen it in TV shows, documentaries and feature films of late, and it’s likely to continue deep into President Joe Biden’s administration. “No Man’s Land” provides a different perspective. The drama shows the …

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How ‘Night of the Creeps’ Leans Into Its B-Movie Roots

Fred Dekker’s “Night of the Creeps” is both a full-fledged sci-fi/horror B-movie and a send-up of those types of movies. It’s quite juvenile at times and, because it’s unashamed of being lowbrow, doesn’t always work. “Creeps” is still among the best genre offerings of the 1980s. Dekker later achieved greater …

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The Big Tech War for Hearts and Minds

The digital purge has formally began, and if you don’t align with homogenous Leftist orthodoxy — well, good luck. People across the country are being de-platformed by Twitter. Not shockingly, it’s conservatives who bear the brunt of the cyber purge. Worse, one doesn’t have to have advocated or supported the …

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Why Hasn’t Cancel Culture Come for Alec Baldwin?

Far-left actor Alec Baldwin is taking another Twitter time out. The “30 Rock” alum just temporarily left the social media platform on his own terms. “Twitter is like a party where everyone is screaming. Not much of a party,” he tweeted on Monday. “Goodbye for now.” He’ll be back, of …

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The Good, Bad and Bizarre – Four Years of Trump Cinema

There’s no denying Donald Trump dominated Hollywood’s attention span for four straight years. Not only did Tinseltown liberals work on a daily basis to slam him and his supporters, his existence influenced some of the shows and movies produced during his administration. While most of those projects were hyper-partisan attacks, …

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