Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet Aren’t Joking Around in Funny Games
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Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet Aren’t Joking Around in Funny Games

Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet Aren’t Joking Around in Funny Games by Brad Balfour Ten years ago, German director Michael Haneke created a harrowing, near-psychotic film, Funny Games, about two young men – Paul and Peter – who force a couple and their son in their vacation cabin to play sadistic “games” with fatal results. A critique … Continue reading

Jim Sturgess Bets on 21 to Transform His Acting Career
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Jim Sturgess Bets on 21 to Transform His Acting Career

Jim Sturgess Bets on 21 to Transform His Acting Career by Brad Balfour Based on Ben Mezrich’s non-fiction book Bringing Down the House – about MIT master math student Jeff Ma and his blackjack team – 21 details the story of Ben Campbell and his card-counting crew that ravages Las Vegas casinos for little over a year (making oodles … Continue reading

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

FLAWLESS (2008) Starring Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Joss Ackland, Constantine Gregory, Derren Nesbitt, Nathaniel Parker, Shaughan Seymour, Nicholas Jones, David Barrass, Silas Carson, Rosalind March, Kevan Willis and Stanley Townsend. Screenplay by Edward Anderson. Directed by Michael Radford. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures.  105 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Flawless takes place in a just-pre-swinging London.  About … Continue reading

Definitely, Maybe (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Definitely, Maybe (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DEFINITELY, MAYBE (2008) Starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Derek Luke, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Kline, Adam Ferrara, Lianne Balaban, Annie Parisse, Nestor Serrano and Robert Klein. Screenplay by Adam Brooks. Directed by Adam Brooks. Distributed by Universal Pictures.  112 minutes.  Rated PG-13. A man who is just about to get a divorce … Continue reading

Charlize Theron and AnnaSophia Robb – Sleepwalking Through Real Life
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Charlize Theron and AnnaSophia Robb – Sleepwalking Through Real Life

Charlize Theron and AnnaSophia Robb – Sleepwalking Through Real Life by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on March 21, 2008. Though she has lived a rather glamorous life – born in South Africa, travelling regularly to Europe and the US, becoming a top actress in films like The Cider House Rules, The Italian Job and … Continue reading

The Bank Job (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Bank Job (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE BANK JOB (2008) Starring Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Richard Lintern, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, James Faulkner, Alki David, Michael Jibson, Georgia Taylor, Don Gallagher, Keeley Hawes, Peter De Jersey and David Suchet. Screenplay by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Directed by Roger Donaldson. Distributed by Lionsgate Films.  110 minutes.  Rated R. Old … Continue reading

Steven Strait – An Actor Travels to Civilization in 10,000 BC
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Steven Strait – An Actor Travels to Civilization in 10,000 BC

Steven Strait An Actor Travels to Civilization in 10,000 BC by Brad Balfour No one ever expected a special-effects laden epic conceived and crafted by producer/director Roland Emmerich to be concerned about gaps in logic or story structure. So it goes with the German-born impressario’s latest faux-legend, the prehistoric 10,000 BC. From his civilization-destroying tentpole pictures … Continue reading