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Rebel without an alliance

Entertainment | Star Wars actress breaks the political mold
by Collin Garbarino
Posted 11/24/20, 06:10 pm

The same fans who champion freedom-loving rebels in the Star Wars universe want, in the real world, to silence a strong-willed actress who exercises her freedom of speech and refuses to conform to the demands of Hollywood wokeness.

Gina Carano plays Cara Dune on The Mandalorian, the hit Star Wars series on Disney+, but some of the fan base wants her gone.

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New sheriff in town

Television | Vindication is a well-acted crime drama
by Bob Brown
Posted 11/19/20, 02:49 pm

Amateurish acting and syrupy spirituality so hamper some faith films it can be hard to take their messages seriously. For Christian entertainment company Redeem TV to venture into crime dramas, then, seems foolhardy—and to claim the characters on its show Vindication “far exceed [those] of the network crime dramas” (Law & Order, The Rockford Files) surely epitomizes hubris, right?

Yes and no.

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Space Age traditions

Television | The Mandalorian continues digging into intriguing worldview themes in Season 2
by Megan Basham
Posted 11/19/20, 02:46 pm

The Mandalorian returned to Disney+ in October, and fans will be glad to hear that—at least so far—the show hasn’t departed from its family-friendly, spaghetti-Western-in-space formula that made it such a galactic success. 

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