Wendell Pierce – Doing God’s Will in New Orleans
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Wendell Pierce – Doing God’s Will in New Orleans

Wendell Pierce Doing God’s Will in New Orleans by Jay S. Jacobs Sometimes life can be going so well and suddenly almost everything you have ever known is completely torn apart. Take Wendell Pierce.  He had long toiled to become a respected actor, appearing in films such as Waiting to Exhale, Sleepers, Get on the Bus, … Continue reading

Mix Master Mike – Riding the Wheelz of Steel with the Beasties and Travis
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Mix Master Mike – Riding the Wheelz of Steel with the Beasties and Travis

Mix Master Mike Riding the Wheelz of Steel with the Beasties and Travis By Jay S. Jacobs It’s not the background you’d expect from a DJ.  Mix Master Mike (born Michael Schwartz) was a half-German Jewish, half-Filipino kid from San Fran when he broke out in the world of DJ battles. However, even as a little boy, Michael Schwartz was … Continue reading

Gulliver’s Travels (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Gulliver’s Travels (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GULLIVER’S TRAVELS (2010) Starring Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, Chris O’Dowd, T.J. Miller, James Corden, Catherine Tate, Emmanuel Quatra, Olly Alexander, Richard Laing, David Sterne, Stewart Scudamore, Jonathan Aris and Meredith Vieira. Screenplay by Joe Stillman and Nicholas Stoller. Directed by Rob Letterman. Distributed by 20th Century Fox.  85 minutes.  … Continue reading

Paul Reiser – Life is But a Show
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Paul Reiser – Life is But a Show

Paul Reiser Life is But a Show by Ronald Sklar “It was not something I was planning to do or looking to do, but I got a very nice invitation,” Paul Reiser tells me about the evolution of his new NBC series, The Paul Reiser Show. That friendly invite, from Warner Brothers Television, kindly requested Reiser … Continue reading

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

ARTHUR (2011) Starring Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner, Geraldine James, Luis Guzmán, Nick Nolte, Christina Calph, Murphy Guyer, José Ramón Rosario, John Hodgman, Scott Adsit, Peter Van Wagner and Evander Holyfield. Screenplay by Peter Baynham. Directed by Jason Winer. Distributed by Warner Brothers.  110 minutes.  Rated PG-13. There are very few films … Continue reading

Fiddler on the Roof (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Fiddler on the Roof (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (40th ANNIVERSARY) (1971) Starring Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann, Rosalind Harris, Michael March, Neva Small, (Paul) Michael Glaser, Raymond Lovelock, Elaine Edwards, Candy Bonstein, Shimen Ruskin, Zvee Scooler, Louis Zorich, Patience Collier and Tutte Lemkow. Screenplay by Joseph Stein. Directed by Norman Jewison. Distributed by United Artists … Continue reading

Cat Run (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Cat Run (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

CAT RUN (2011) Starring Paz Vega, Scott Mechlowicz, Alphonso McAuley, Janet McTeer, Christopher McDonald, Tony Curran, D.L. Hughley, Karel Roden, Michelle Lombardo, Branko Djuric, Jelena Gavrilovic, Radik Golovkov, Heather Chasen and Bill Perkins. Screenplay by Nick Ball & John Niven. Directed by John Stockwell. Distributed by LLeju Productions.  102 minutes.  Rated R. Despite her quite … Continue reading