Les Misérables (A PopEntertainment Movie Review)
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Les Misérables (A PopEntertainment Movie Review)

Les Misérables http://www.popentertainment.com/lesmiz.htm For twenty-five years, people have been waiting and hoping for a film version of the Broadway classic Les Misérables.  Now that it has arrived comes the sad realization that it may have been an impossible dream. I’m having an odd love-hate reaction to the Les Misérables film.  Perhaps that is because it … Continue reading

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

Looper http://www.popentertainment.com/looper.htm You can just barely recognize Joseph Gordon-Levitt in this futuristic thriller, in which he plays a new sort of time-travel hit man.  In the future, time travel has been discovered and outlawed.  However, criminals still use it as a fail-safe way of killing: they send a man bound and hooded back in time … Continue reading

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

Argo http://www.popentertainment.com/argo.htm From the strange-but-true files comes this little nugget, a little known piece of recent history that is all the more trenchant due to recent events. With violence and political unrest swirling around in Iran and the Middle East in general, amongst the many attributes of Argo is simply the reminder that there has … Continue reading

The Guilt Trip (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Guilt Trip (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The Guilt Trip http://www.popentertainment.com/guilttrip.htm When Hollywood is fishing around for potential film pairings, I can’t imagine that Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand were at the top of the pile.  Stoner slacker-chic comic actor meets aging legendary pop music diva?  But, you know what?  The Gullt Trip shows that they can work together. In this mother … Continue reading

The Perks of Being The Wallflowers
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The Perks of Being The Wallflowers

The Perks of Being The Wallflowers by Ronald Sklar http://www.popentertainment.com/wallflowers.htm Jakob Dylan and his mates craft a Wallflowers reunion album, which means the boys are back in town. Wallflowers roll call! Ready — and: Jakob Dylan (lead vocals), Greg Richling (bass), Rami Jaffee (keyboards), Stuart Mathis (guitar) and Red Hot Chili Peppers/Pearl Jam drummer Jack Irons. And … Continue reading

A Thousand Words (A PopEntertainment Movie Review)
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A Thousand Words (A PopEntertainment Movie Review)

A Thousand Words http://www.popentertainment.com/1000words.htm I’m not sure when Eddie Murphy stopped caring about making good movies.  Actually, I think I do know.  In 1986, he followed up his first three wonderful films – 48 Hrs., Trading Places and the first Beverly Hills Cop, with The Golden Child, a stupid, cheesy adventure comedy that ends up … Continue reading

Wang Chung – Abducted by the 80s
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Wang Chung – Abducted by the 80s

Wang Chung Abducted by the 80s by Jay S. Jacobs Copyright ©2012 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved. Posted: December 6. 2012. From The Urban Dictionary: “wang chung Going out and having fun, in a vague, undefined kind of way (since no one ever knew what Everybody Wang Chung Tonight meant, exactly).” There you have it.  Plenty of … Continue reading

Greta Gerwig and Whit Stillman – Sending Up a Signal for Damsels in Distress
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Greta Gerwig and Whit Stillman – Sending Up a Signal for Damsels in Distress

Greta Gerwig and Whit Stillman – Sending Up a Signal for Damsels in Distress by Jay S. Jacobs http://www.popentertainment.com/gerwigstillman.htm Copyright ©2012 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved.      Posted: April 4, 2012.  In the 90s, Whit Stillman seemed to be the upcoming voice of indie comedy.  His acclaimed and literate films Metropolitan, Barcelona and The Last Days of … Continue reading

About Cherry (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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About Cherry (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

About Cherry http://www.popentertainment.com/aboutcherry.htm Unlike most films which delve into pornography, About Cherry takes the somewhat risky tactic of having its heroine not be destroyed by her involvement in the world of adult films.  In fact, she appears to be a rather grounded young woman who knows she can never make this kind of money doing … Continue reading