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Christian Toto

Christian Toto is the Assistant Editor at Big Hollywood. Before joining Big Hollywood, he contributed to Pajamas Media, Human Events, the Washington Times, The Daily Caller, and Box Office Magazine. His film reviews can be heard on the nationally syndicated Dennis Miller Show.
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Teachers’ Unions Exposed in The Cartel

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

A brave new documentary reveals the corruption, waste, and stupidity of education spending in New Jersey.

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‘Victory’ Over Obama? Hannity Shows How It Can Be Done

Sunday, April 25th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

A review of Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda.

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Have Fun Keeping Up with The Joneses

Sunday, April 18th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

A film that deftly skewers consumerism run wild.

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Post-Katrina New Orleans Rises in Treme

Sunday, April 11th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

The Wire's David Simon returns with tales from the devastated city.

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The Pacific: A Valuable Tribute to a Dying Generation

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

Conservatives won't be frustrated by this new HBO miniseries about World War II.

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Green Zone Advances Liberal Narrative of Iraq War

Friday, March 12th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

The film, starring Matt Damon, takes a terribly complex situation and renders it in high contrast black and white.

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The Sweet Sound of an Immigrant’s Success

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 - by Christian Toto

Music mogul Emilio Estefan's new book is a love letter to America and a roadmap to follow.

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Will How to Make It in America Make It on HBO?

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

New York buds desperate to join the ranks of the rich and famous. Does the big time await?

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‘The Bold and Fresh Tour’: Beck, O’Reilly Team Up to Perform

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by Christian Toto

The Fox News duo riffs on ObamaCare, Scott Brown, Chris Matthews, and other topics of the day.

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You Never Forget Your First Time … Watching MSNBC

Thursday, January 21st, 2010 - by Christian Toto

I wish I hadn't succumbed to my curiosity after Scott Brown's victory.

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Leno, O’Brien, and NBC’s Quagmire

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

The peacocks have come home to roost at the network, as David Letterman’s cackle ricochets around the Ed Sullivan Theater.

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Limbaugh vs. Stern: Who’s the Real Radio Star?

Saturday, January 9th, 2010 - by Christian Toto

At the start of the new decade, only one is still shaping discourse.

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In Between Sermons, Avatar a Stunning Experience

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 - by Christian Toto

The 3-D elements help establish a sense of time and place that otherwise might not be possible.

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Obama Sorely Needs to See Invictus

Friday, December 18th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

The true story of how South Africa's Nelson Mandela united the country after apartheid would be beneficial for Obama.

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Armored: Not Your Typical Anti-War Film

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

The anti-war refrain sets the story in motion, but the film ultimately showcases a soldier’s strength and heroism.

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A Meandering Messenger, Yet Another Iraq War Film

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 - by Christian Toto

Though less ideological than previous Iraq war film efforts, The Messenger suffers from a lack of direction.

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Terror in Mumbai: Finally, an Unapologetic Look at Jihad

Thursday, November 19th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

HBO should be commended for airing a documentary about terror with no liberal hand-wringing regarding the motives of the terrorists. (Also read Richard Fernandez: The Devil You Know)

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Move Over Dr. Strangelove, It’s Men Who Stare at Goats

Saturday, November 14th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

For an anti-war comedy starring George Clooney, it isn’t as ideologically intense as one might expect. And it's really funny.

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V Takes on Obamamania

Sunday, November 8th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

A remake of the cheesy 1980's mini-series features a subtext that parallels America in the age of Obama.

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Exposing the Farce of Chavez — and His Western Admirers

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 - by Christian Toto

Troubled by the intellectuals and celebrities who support the dictator, an expat Venezuelan writes a book on the horrors of Hugo Chavez.

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Showtime’s Lock N’ Load: Hollywood Finally Lets Gun Owners Speak

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 - by Christian Toto

Showtime's new reality series manages to look at Americans and guns without pushing an agenda.

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Media Redemption in Unmasking Global Warming Scam?

Friday, October 16th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

The mainstream press might just reclaim some of its tarnished reputation by investigating the climate change charade.

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How You Can Help Eliminate Media Bias

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

Some steps you can take to help ensure the news is really fit to print.

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Wanda Sykes Returns to D.C., Resumes Cheerleading for the First Couple

Saturday, October 10th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

Sykes' new HBO special, while often funny, doesn't find much to poke fun at with the Obamas.

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Capitalism? Alive and Well. Michael Moore’s Reviewers? Hopelessly Biased

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

The critics, as usual, look beyond his dubious techniques, wildly partisan potshots, and other gimmicks they wouldn’t swallow from any other documentary director.

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