The Frank Sinatra Show – High Hopes (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Frank Sinatra Show – High Hopes (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Frank Sinatra Show High Hopes (MVD-2005) The old and true adage that “it’s Frank Sinatra’s world – we just live in it” is best illustrated during his Rat Pack years, from the very late fifties until the early sixties. Here you see the Chairman of the Board in his glorious, power-pipe action, during one … Continue reading

New York Metro Vocal Arts Ensemble – Operation Opera
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New York Metro Vocal Arts Ensemble – Operation Opera

New York Metro Vocal Arts Ensemble Operation Opera by Ronald Sklar “Opera is the one art form that combines them all,” says José Alejandro Guzman, guest conductor for the New York Metro Vocal Arts Ensemble (NYMVAE). “If you like dance, singing, ballet, plays or orchestras — scenery or costumes — comedy or drama or melodrama … Continue reading

House of Voices (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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House of Voices (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

HOUSE OF VOICES (a.k.a. SAINT ANGE) (2005) Starring Virginie Ledoyen, Lou Doillon, Catriona MacColl, Dorina Lazar, Jeróme Soufflet, Virginie Darmon, Marie Henry, Eric Pratt and Christophe Lemaire. Screenplay by Pascal Laugier. Directed by Pascal Laugier. Distributed by Rogue Pictures. 100 minutes.  Rated R. Released in France as Saint Ange in 2004 and then slipped straight into the … Continue reading

Christopher Kennedy Lawford – No Penalty for Early Withdrawal
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Christopher Kennedy Lawford – No Penalty for Early Withdrawal

Christopher Kennedy Lawford No Penalty for Early Withdrawal by Ronald Sklar “The brilliance about being a drug addict and an alcoholic is that I’ve had my worst day,” Christopher Kennedy Lawford says. “Nobody can do to me what I already did far worse to myself. In terms of telling the truth about myself, no matter … Continue reading

Our Lady Peace – In Complicated Times
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Our Lady Peace – In Complicated Times

OUR LADY PEACE IN COMPLICATED TIMES BY JAY S. JACOBS It’s not a religious reference.  Honest.  They know, they know, the name Our Lady Peace sounds like it could be a designation for a Christian rock band.  It could, however, that’s not what it’s all about at all. “I think people sometimes get fooled by … Continue reading

Junebug (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Junebug (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

JUNEBUG (2005) Starring Amy Adams, Embeth Davitz, Benjamin McKenzie, Alessandro Nivola, Frank Hoyt Taylor, Celia Weston, Scott Wilson, Amy Barefoot, Annette Beatty, Matt Besser, Beth Bostic, Jamie Castlebury, Carrie Daniel, Jeffrey Dean Foster, Katherine Foster, Teresa Fowler, Keith Harris, Victoria Jackson, Kevin Harlow Jasper, Tarra Jolly, David Kuhn, Laura Lashley, John Eddie McGee, John McGee, … Continue reading

Kicking and Screaming (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Kicking and Screaming (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

KICKING AND SCREAMING (2005) Starring Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Kate Walsh, Mike Ditka, Musetta Vander, Dylan McLaughlin, Josh Hutcherson, Steven Anthony Lawrence, Jeremy Bergman, Elliot Cho, Erik Walker, Dallas McKinney, Francesco Liotti, Alessandro Ruggiero, Sammy Fine, Timmy Deters, Dave Herman, Rachael Harris, Laura Kightlinger, Jim Turner, Julia Campbell, Phill Lewis and David Bowe. Screenplay by … Continue reading

In Her Shoes (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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In Her Shoes (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

IN HER SHOES (2005) Starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette, Shirley MacLaine, Ken Howard, Mark Feuerstein, Francine Beers, Jerry Adler, Norman Lloyd, Richard Burgi, Candace Azzara, Brooke Smith, Eric Balfour, Carlease Burke, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Alan Blumenfeld, Jackie Geary, Dorothy Kelly and Ivana Milecivic. Screenplay by Susannah Grant. Directed by Curtis Hanson. Distributed by 20th Century … Continue reading

Green Street Hooligans (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Green Street Hooligans (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GREEN STREET HOOLIGANS (2005) Starring Elijah Wood, Charlie Hannum, Claire Forlani, Marc Warren, Leo Gregory, Geoff Bell, Kieran Bew, Henry Goodman, Christopher Hehir, Terence Jay, Ross McCall, Francis Pope and Rafe Spall. Screenplay by Lexi Alexander, Dougie Brimson and Josh Shelov. Directed by Lexi Alexander. Distributed by Freestyle Releasing. 109 minutes.  Rated R. Violence can … Continue reading

The Ed Sullivan Show – The Beatles Episodes (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Ed Sullivan Show – The Beatles Episodes (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Ed Sullivan Show Four Complete Historic Episodes featuring the Beatles (SOFA Entertainment-2003) Ironically, the Beatles’ impact on modern popular culture has been diluted and diminished thanks to the very thing they themselves hath wrought: their successors, wanna-be’s and imitators, wearing us down with forty years of excessive noise.  These trashy new neighbors have brought … Continue reading