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Lou Aguilar
Lou Aguilar is a published novelist, produced screenwriter, and cultural essayist. His new novel, “Paper Tigers” — a tale of politically-crossed love in the time of Trump — is available from Deeds Publishing, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and great American bookstores.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the movie theatre, for entertainment and not progressive indoctrination, think again. Netflix just paid a record $10 million for a hagiographic documentary on Democratic starlet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. After the…

Something detrimental to manhood happened in the late Sixties, planting an emasculative seed now sprouting in the loathsome new commercial by Gillette. Many of you have seen the shaving giant’s ad, nagging its male customer base for such unpardonable behavior…

Twenty-eighteen was the worst year for movies ever. There had been awful years before, increasingly in the last ten, but last year, Hollywood reached critical mass by showing full contempt for much of its audience. Simply put, it was the…

Twenty-eighteen was the worst year for movies ever. There had been awful years before, increasingly in the last ten, but last year, Hollywood reached critical mass by showing full contempt for much of its audience. Simply put, it was the…

by Lou Aguilar | Nov 27, 2018

I half expected to enjoy The Front Runner. The new movie about the decline and fall of flash-in-the-pan Democratic candidate Gary Hart was rife with opportunity: a handsome, charismatic young liberal getting ready to challenge the bland middle-aged Establishment Vice…

Before I began work on my second novel (out this month), I thought long and hard about where, or if, it would fit in the fast-progressing culture. It takes me one year to write a book. A lot can change…

A very long time ago, my dad took me to see a reissue of one of his all-time favorite movies, The War of the Worlds. Almost every scene in the 1953 sci-fi classic is memorable, especially to a young kid:…

Movies used to be inspiring for boys and romantic for girls, often both in the same film. The vast number of them had a stalwart male hero and a smart, beautiful woman to be won or saved. This simple formula…

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