Rue Melo – This is Her House
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Rue Melo – This is Her House

Rue Melo This is Her House by Jay S. Jacobs In Paris – where Rue Melo was born – the word rue means road.  Although it isn’t her given name (“Rue is actually a nickname that I grew up with,” she explains) somehow it totally fits her. The 23-year-old singer has lived a bit of a gypsy … Continue reading

Valerie Harper – Good as Golda
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Valerie Harper – Good as Golda

Valerie Harper Good as Golda by Ronald Sklar Even all these decades later, the woman who played one of the most beloved TV characters of all time still arouses intense reactions. “Little old Jewish ladies grab my cheeks and say, ‘sweetheart, darling, they tell me you’re not Jewish. Say it isn’t so,’” says Valerie Harper, who played the … Continue reading

Ed Quinn – The Road to Eureka
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Ed Quinn – The Road to Eureka

Ed Quinn The Road to Eureka by Jay S. Jacobs Brilliant scientist.  Guitar hero.  Adventurer.  Professor’s son.  Sci-Fi icon.  Runway model.  Surf bum.  Eccentric.  Reputed iron man.  Dog lover.  Respected actor.  Renaissance man. Ed Quinn has worn a lot of hats over the years. In a career (and life) that has been fascinating for its … Continue reading

Ang Lee – Expresses Lust with Little Caution
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Ang Lee – Expresses Lust with Little Caution

Ang Lee Expresses Lust with Little Caution by Brad Balfour Sexually provocative and fraught with violence, Ang Lee’s Lust, Caution [Sie, Jie] powerfully explores the story of a young woman who uses her sexuality to gain the trust of a high-powered Chinese official – a high-ranking collaborator with the ruthless Japanese occupiers during the 1940s. Played by … Continue reading

Kevin Alejandro – Acting Chose Him
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Kevin Alejandro – Acting Chose Him

Kevin Alejandro Acting Chose Him   by Jay S. Jacobs Copyright ©2007 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved.  Posted: September 23, 2007. During the past year, Kevin Alejandro’s career has blown wide open.  After years of toiling in the television trenches, he finally has picked up the white-hot interest that has casting directors looking his way as … Continue reading

Viggo Mortensen Makes His Eastern Promises
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Viggo Mortensen Makes His Eastern Promises

VIGGO MORTENSEN MAKES HIS EASTERN PROMISES by Brad Balfour It’s entirely understandable why director David Cronenberg has recently cast Viggo Mortensen as his lead in two complementary but very different films (2005’s excellent A History of Violence and the new Eastern Promises). Mortensen inhabits these characters and the characters inhabit him. It is said that when he played Aragorn in Lord … Continue reading

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

GRACIE (2007) Starring Carly Schroeder, Dermot Mulroney, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Shand, Karl Girolamo, Julia Garro, John Doman, Jesse Lee Soffer, Vasillios “Billy” Mantagas, Donnie Gray and Andrew Shue. Screenplay by Karen Janszen and Lisa Marie Petersen. Directed by Davis Guggenheim. Distributed by Picturehouse Films. 95 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Gracie is very much a labor of love. … Continue reading

Homie Spumoni (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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Homie Spumoni (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

HOMIE SPUMONI (2007) Starring Donald Faison, Whoopi Goldberg, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Joey Fatone, Paul Mooney, Tony Rock, Alvaro D’Antonio, Michelle Arvizu, Kira Clavell, Cameron Ansell and Neil Crone. Screenplay by Mike Cerrone, Steve Cerrone and Glenn Ciano. Directed by Mike Cerrone. Distributed by R-Caro Productions. 84 minutes.  Rated R. It’s interesting that Homie Spumoni – a romantic comedy … Continue reading

Phoebe Snow – Make Things All Right
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Phoebe Snow – Make Things All Right

Phoebe Snow Make Things All Right by Ronald Sklar The way Phoebe Snow can manipulate her vocal chords to achieve intense highs and duck-for-cover lows matches only the highs and lows of her own personal wild ride. Her voice, most well known for her 1974 hit, “Poetry Man,” is nothing short of a gift; however, … Continue reading

Daniel Tosh is Not Completely Serious
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Daniel Tosh is Not Completely Serious

Daniel Tosh is Not Completely Serious by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on September 9, 2007. “I don’t have a girlfriend in every city in the country,” Daniel Tosh explains. But some people think: why shouldn’t he?  He’s young.  He’s single.  He’s a hip and happening stand-up comedian.  The women must be lining up, right? … Continue reading