Mike Papantonio – Progressively Speaking
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Mike Papantonio – Progressively Speaking

Mike Papantonio Progressively Speaking by Ronald Sklar Say what you want about lawyers – and you probably do – you can’t accuse attorney Mike Papantonio of selling his soul to the highest bidder. In fact, the only green he cares about is environment-friendly, safe for babies and other beings who will eventually inherit the earth. … Continue reading

Blue State (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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Blue State (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

BLUE STATE  (2008) Starring Breckin Meyer, Anna Paquin, Adriana O’Neill, Joyce Krenz, Richard Blackburn, Seun Olangunju, Nicolas Oullette, Grace Lynn Kung, Cory Cassidy, Leigh Enns, Liz Sroka and George W. Bush. Screenplay by Marshall Lewy. Directed by Marshall Lewy. Distributed by 20th Century Fox.  90 minutes.  Rated PG-13. If you have a 1.20.09 bumper sticker … Continue reading

Julian Schnabel – Continues to Dive Into Filmmaking with The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
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Julian Schnabel – Continues to Dive Into Filmmaking with The Diving Bell and The Butterfly

Julian Schnabel Continues to Dive Into Filmmaking with The Diving Bell and The Butterfly by Brad Balfour Director Julian Schnabel comes to filmmaking under odd circumstances. Long before he made his first film, he was a world-class fine artist – the self-proclaimed lion of the New York art world – whose paintings and other works … Continue reading

The Bucket List (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Bucket List (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE BUCKET LIST (2008) Starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow, Alfonso Freeman, Rowena King, Noel Gugliemi and Jennifer Defrancisco. Screenplay by Justin Zackham. Directed by Rob Reiner. Distributed by Warner Brothers.  98 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Terminal cancer is usually not the catalyst for a buddy comedy.  Chemo and spitting up … Continue reading

Day Zero (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Day Zero (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DAY ZERO (2008) Starring Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon Bernthal, Ginnifer Goodwin, Elisabeth Moss, Ally Sheedy, Sofia Vassilieva, Zoe Lister Jones, Charlene Biton, Michelle DiBenedetti and Clark Middleton. Screenplay by Robert Malkani. Directed by Bryan Gunnar Cole. Distributed by First Look Pictures.  93 minutes.  Rated R. Despite the fact that the idea carries with it … Continue reading

OneRepublic – Living Their Dreams Out Loud
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OneRepublic – Living Their Dreams Out Loud

OneRepublic – Living Their Dreams Out Loud by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted January 10, 2008. You know that you’ve heard it.  Topping the charts and all over the radio in recent months there was that mournful voice crooning: “It’s too late to apologize… It’s too late…” The funny thing is, this grand rock ballad … Continue reading

The Great Debaters (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Great Debaters (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE GREAT DEBATERS (2007) Starring Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forrest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler and Trenton McClain Boyd. Screenplay by Robert Eisele. Directed by Denzel Washington. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  123 minutes.  Rated PG-13. It is probably not a coincidence that the poster for Denzel … Continue reading