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

Nebraska Bruce Dern was one of the finest actors of the 60s and 70s.  However, somehow he never quite received the notice of some of his contemporaries such as Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Ryan O’Neal, Michael Caine and Warren Beatty.  That indignity has continued and intensified into old age – while Nicholson, Hoffman, … Continue reading

Blackfish Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Searches For the Truth
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Blackfish Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Searches For the Truth

Blackfish Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Searches For the Truth by Brad Balfour When SeaWorld trainer/performer Dawn Brancheau was killed by Tilikum — an orca who was a star of the aquarium/entertainment complex — the dangers of holding this wild species in captivity was spotlighted. Little did most of the public know that this wasn’t the first … Continue reading

Going Downstairs in Downton Abbey With Lesley Nicol
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Going Downstairs in Downton Abbey With Lesley Nicol

Going Downstairs in Downton Abbey With Lesley Nicol by Jay S. Jacobs When it was created in 2010, no one imagined that Downton Abbey – a period drama about the lives and loves of the rich owners of a British castle and their massive service staff – would become a cultural phenomenon. Not even the … Continue reading

Saving Mr. Banks (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Saving Mr. Banks (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Saving Mr. Banks It’s not often when a studio creates a drama about the making of one of their classic films.  However, it makes a certain amount of sense for the Walt Disney Company to recreate the genesis of one of their most classic films.  And they can get one of the most beloved actors … Continue reading

Joel McHale and Jim Rash – Rebooting Community
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Joel McHale and Jim Rash – Rebooting Community

Joel McHale and Jim Rash – Rebooting Community by Jay S. Jacobs When we last left GreendaleCommunity College, anarchy reigned.  After a marginally successful flirtation with some new show runners following series creator Dan Harmon’s being shown the door at the end of season three, Jeff Winger and his study group had graduated, the college … Continue reading