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The Unmaking of Star Wars: Why Progressives Killed It and How

The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters this weekend, and Bill Whittle sees nothing rising — but rather an epic unmaking of a once-great story. Here’s why Progressives killed everything good in the hero’s journey, and how they replaced it with a collectivist, feminist dream.

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Charlie’s Angels Remake Flops Because Men Won’t Watch Hot Chicks Who Kick A$$

The new Charlie’s Angels film remake flops, a failure that director Elizabeth Banks attributes to the “fact” that men don’t go to see women do action movies. Have men actually decided they no longer enjoy watching “hot chicks who kick a$$”, or are audiences just tired of being force-fed a feminist lecture when they paid to see a fun movie?

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Skywalker Fall: Why New Star Wars Trumps New Coke Disaster

Stephen Green says JJ Abrams never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Based on the final trailer, the latest and last episode of the Star Wars series — The Rise of Skywalker — is no exception.

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Knives Out for President: Man Who Killed Luke Skywalker Takes Aim at Trump Voters

The trailer for ‘Knives Out’ made it sound like a fun caper. Turns out it’s a scathing indictment of American greed in the Trump era that takes direct aim at the MAGA crowd. The director, Rian Johnson, is the same guy who killed Luke Skywalker and turned Star Wars into a tribute to social justice warriors.

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How All-Powerful Captain Marvel Disempowers Women for Feminism

An all-powerful female character, Captain Marvel, actually disempowers women when the writers were hoping to strike a blow for feminism. Bill Whittle, Scott Ott and Stephen Green, explore the importance of weakness and struggle in the hero’s journey. Having a “Mary Sue” character — like Capt. Marvel or Rey in Star Wars — provides precisely the wrong inspiration for young women.