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The Ratings Game

The Ratings Game finds Jersey trucking magnate Vic De Salvo (Danny DeVito) struggling to make it in Hollywood. He has no shortage of money or ideas, but he seems to be lacking some element of class and mainstream appeal. At best, his projects would attract a niche audience of working class Italian-American men from Jersey. …

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Hail, Caesar!

In the day-in-the-life film, Josh Brolin stars as a fictionalized version of real-life Hollywood studio exec Eddie Mannix, who – to protect Capitol Pictures and the reputations of its talent – spends his days reining in movie stars and covering up their scandals, proclivities and sins. Among the glitterati, film-biz insiders and assorted hangers-on orbiting …

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Delve deeper into your favorite directors’ work with the America Through The Lens series

 For anyone with a general interest in film, it’s always fascinating to look into the world of major filmmakers. Polity makes this possible with their America Through The Lens series, a collection of books on prominent directors and their depictions of America. Covering the works of Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Alfred Hitchcock, and Stephen …

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