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

Wreck-It Ralph (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Wreck-It Ralph (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Wreck-It Ralph http://www.popentertainment.com/wreckitralph.htm Wreck-It Ralph satisfies the all-too-well known Disney recipe of a protagonist who must discover his inner hero to overcome adversity. Even still, the film charms viewers young and old as it brings generations of video games to life.  With cameo appearances from the pixilated orange Pac Man to the spiky-shelled Bowzer of … Continue reading

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

Ted http://www.popentertainment.com/ted.htm Ted occupies kind of an odd place in summer films.  It is an often riotously funny comedy, but it’s not necessarily a very good movie. If all you are looking for is a reason to laugh, then Ted delivers the goods in spades.  Just don’t expect coherence of a story line when coming … Continue reading

Backstage at the 2012 Q102 Jingle Ball – Rockin’ in Philly
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Backstage at the 2012 Q102 Jingle Ball – Rockin’ in Philly

OneRepublic, The Wanted, Karmin, Bridgit Mendler, Hot Chelle Rae, Ed Sheeran, Cher Lloyd and Olly Murs Backstage at the 2012 Q102 Jingle Ball – Rockin’ in Philly By Jackie Speiss and Deborah Wagner http://www.popentertainment.com/jingleball2012.htm Copyright ©2012 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved.      Posted: December 8, 2012.     When Q102’s Jingle Ball holiday concert rocked Philadelphia the other night, … Continue reading

Susanna Hoffs – Someday, Someway
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Susanna Hoffs – Someday, Someway

Susanna Hoffs – Someday, Someway by Jay S. Jacobs http://www.popentertainment.com/susannahoffs.htm It’s not often that over 30 years into your career, you get to do some of your most interesting, acclaimed work.  However, that is exactly where Susanna Hoffs finds herself. That may seem a weird thing to say, because back in the 1980s, Hoffs was … Continue reading