Cary Elwes – Standing Up For The Citizen
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Cary Elwes – Standing Up For The Citizen

Cary Elwes – Standing Up For The Citizen by Jay S. Jacobs With a career that has spanned 30 years and over 70 films, Cary Elwes has become a familiar presence on our screens.  However, despite having worked on so many films and having starred in at least two drop dead classic films – the … Continue reading

The Citizen (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Citizen (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE CITIZEN (2013) Starring Khaled Nabawy, Agnes Bruckner, Rizwan Manji, William Atherton, Cary Elwes, Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad, Ho-Sung Pak and Rachael Adams. Screenplay by Samir Younis and Jazmen Brown. Directed by Sam Kadi. Distributed by Monterey Media.  105 minutes.  Rated PG-13. The Citizen takes a look back at the most horrific events in American history.  Yet far from being … Continue reading

Sisters & Brothers (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Sisters & Brothers (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Sisters & Brothers The much-too-early death of Glee star Cory Monteith, who plays a pampered movie star here, casts a tragic pall over this tiny indie drama which is being released a couple of years after its filming.  I am not sure if the timing is just really bad, or if the unexpected death was … Continue reading

World War Z (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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World War Z (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

World War Z In general, I’m not a huge fan of either zombie movies or post-apocalyptic tales, so it’s rather surprising how entertaining I found World War Z to be. Not that it’s a great film, but it is certainly an exciting one.  It takes a Cliff Notes look at the zombie apocalypse, but it … Continue reading

Insidious: Chapter 2 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Insidious: Chapter 2 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Insidious: Chapter 2 The original Insidious film in 2011 was a low-budget sleeper hit.  So it is not all that surprising that a couple of years later the second film appears, apparently with an eye on becoming a long running horror franchise.  Particularly when you consider that the writer (Leigh Wannell) and director (James Wan) … Continue reading

Peter Hook & the Light – The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA – September 14, 2013 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Peter Hook & the Light – The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA – September 14, 2013 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Peter Hook & the Light – The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA – September 14, 2013 What Peter Hook and the Light offered was a glimpse into the greatness of Joy Division and New Order. They also exposed the transition of the members of the first band surviving the tragic passing of their lead singer, Ian … Continue reading

Rose Byrne – Returns to a Place That Is Insidious
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Rose Byrne – Returns to a Place That Is Insidious

Rose Byrne – Returns to a Place That Is Insidious by Jay S. Jacobs Australian actress Rose Byrne has done just about everything in her young career – TV, movies, comedy, drama, period pieces, blockbusters, indies, horror – but Insidious: Chapter 2 is the first time she has revisited a character in a sequel. It’s … Continue reading

Patrick Wilson – Conjuring Up Something Insidious
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Patrick Wilson – Conjuring Up Something Insidious

Patrick Wilson – Conjuring Up Something Insidious by Jay S. Jacobs If Patrick Wilson has been looking a little haunted lately, it is not just a coincidence.  In the last few years, Wilson and horror director James Wan (Saw, Death Sentence) have teamed up on three films in which Wilson has played a family man … Continue reading

Waifish Rooney Mara Reveals Some of Herself in Ain’t Them Bodies Saints
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Waifish Rooney Mara Reveals Some of Herself in Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Waifish Rooney Mara Reveals Some of Herself in Ain’t Them Bodies Saints by Brad Balfour Against the backdrop of 1970s Texas Hill Country, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints tells a gothic American tale of three characters straddling various sides of the law – outlaw Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck), his wife Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara), and local … Continue reading

Thunder Levin – Sharknado‘s Screenwriter Discusses Penning The SyFy Film Phenomenon While Beginning Work On Sharknado 2: The Second One, His New Indie Film, And His Science Fiction Epic TV Series!
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Thunder Levin – Sharknado‘s Screenwriter Discusses Penning The SyFy Film Phenomenon While Beginning Work On Sharknado 2: The Second One, His New Indie Film, And His Science Fiction Epic TV Series!

Thunder Levin Sharknado‘s Screenwriter Discusses Penning The SyFy Film Phenomenon While Beginning Work On Sharknado 2: The Second One, His New Indie Film, And His Science Fiction Epic TV Series! by Arlene R. Weiss The SyFy Cable Television Network is well known for its deliciously campy cheese fest of so-bad-it’s-good, made for TV, science fiction, … Continue reading