The Dick Cavett Show – Comic Legends (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Dick Cavett Show – Comic Legends (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Dick Cavett Show Comic Legends (Shout! Factory-2006) Everybody loves Dick, and these comic legends are not above getting hep to the times and letting it all hang out. Bob Hope, for instance, laments that he hasn’t taken the time to read more books. And a weary Lucille Ball, when asked about the Women’s Liberation … Continue reading

Charles in Charge – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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Charles in Charge – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

Charles in Charge The Complete First Season (1984-1985) (Universal-2006) Scott Baio, formerly of Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi fame, plays Charles, a stylin’ mid-80s college student (dig those skinny ties, suspenders and sweater vests) who decides to pay for his tuition and get free board by playing nanny for a suburban couple and their group of precocious kids. It … Continue reading

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

FREEDOMLAND  (2006) Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore, Edie Falco, Ron Eldard, William Forsythe, Aunjanue Ellis, LaTanya Richardson, Anthony Mackie, Clarke Peters, Peter Friedman, Domenic Lombardozzi, Aasif Mandi, Philip Bosco, Liza Colon-Zayas and Richard Price. Screenplay by Richard Price. Directed by Joe Roth. Distributed by Columbia Pictures.  113 minutes.  Rated R. Richard Price’s 1998 novel Freedomland was … Continue reading

Brokeback Mountain (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Brokeback Mountain (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (2005) Starring Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anna Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, Valerie Planche, Graham Beckel, David Harbour, Kate Mara, Roberta Maxwell, Peter McRobbie, Scott Michael Campbell, David Trimble and Larry Reese. Screenplay by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. Directed by Ang Lee. Distributed by Focus Features.  134 minutes.  … Continue reading

The Best of the Electric Company (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Best of the Electric Company (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Electric Company The Best of the Electric Company (Shout! Factory-2006) HEY, YOU GUYS! Just when you thought you couldn’t recapture any more of your TV-watching childhood, The Electric Company has surprisingly and blessedly come to DVD. Nowhere near as good as you remember it – with crude graphics, cheesy synthesizers and overlong segments (it’s stuffed to the … Continue reading

Curious George (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Curious George (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

CURIOUS GEORGE  (2006) Featuring the voices of Drew Barrymore, Shane Baumel, David Cross, Will Ferrell, Hailey Noelle Johnson, Eugene Levy, Nadia Lewis, Ed O’Ross, Joan Plowright, Dick Van Dyke and Frank Welker. Screenplay by Ken Kaufman. Directed by Matthew O’Callaghan. Distributed by Universal Pictures.  77 minutes.  Rated G. Between the sometimes overwhelmingly stuffed frames of … Continue reading