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    Mel Gibson’s Tricky Comeback Bid Has Solid Opening

    He may never shake the stigma. The tarnished superstar’s Hacksaw Ridge is a traditional war film with Oscar buzz and a strong first weekend at the box office. But Gibson’s history of anti-Semitic tirades hasn’t been forgotten, and many in Hollywood refuse to work with him. The Braveheart star, 60, saw himself made a Hollywood outsider over 2004’s Passion of the Christ but retained a Trumpian following that stuck with him through the depths of scandal — meaning his star may rise again, if the alt-right does.

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