Jupiter Ascending (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Jupiter Ascending (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

JUPITER ASCENDING (2015) Starring  Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne,Douglas Booth, Sean Bean, Tuppence Middleton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Doona Bae, David Ajala, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Charlotte Beaumont, Vanessa Kirby, Christina Cole, Nicholas A. Newman, Ramon Tikaram, Ariyon Bakare, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Frog Stone, Samuel Barnett, James D’Arcy and Terry Gilliam. Screenplay by Lana Wachowski & Andy Wachowski. … Continue reading

Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Richard Linklater – Boyhood Is About Growing Up
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Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Richard Linklater – Boyhood Is About Growing Up

Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Richard Linklater Boyhood Is About Growing Up by Brad Balfour Far too much of the buzz and ballyhoo about this season’s indie awards darling Boyhood has focused on the fact that the film was made in real time – sort of. Director Richard Linklater took his core ensemble … Continue reading

Michael Keaton Soars To Heights of Award Season Through Birdman
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Michael Keaton Soars To Heights of Award Season Through Birdman

Michael Keaton Soars To Heights of Award Season Through Birdman by Brad Balfour Of all the Mexican new wave directors who emerged in the ’90s, Alejandro González Iñárritu always pushed the envelope further than cohorts Alfonso Cuarón and Guillermo del Toro. He does so once again with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), a dark … Continue reading

What We Do in the Shadows (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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What We Do in the Shadows (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (2015) Starring Jemaine Clement,Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stuart Rutherford, BenFransham, Jackie van Beek and Rhys Darby. Screenplay by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Distributed by Unison Films and Paladin.  86 minutes.  Not Rated. Years of stories have made vampires seem … Continue reading

Hugh Grant, Chris Elliot & Marc Lawrence Work Out The Rewrite
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Hugh Grant, Chris Elliot & Marc Lawrence Work Out The Rewrite

Hugh Grant, Chris Elliot & Marc Lawrence Work Out The Rewrite by Brad Balfour Whether as a heartthrob or villain, the 54-year-old Hugh Grant plays most of his characters with a wry approach, imbuing his alter-egos with a genial humanity. Though never taking the job of actor too seriously, this British actor nonetheless has been … Continue reading

The J. Geils Band: House Party – Live in Germany (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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The J. Geils Band: House Party – Live in Germany (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

THE J. GEILS BAND – HOUSE PARTY LIVE IN GERMANY (2015) Featuring Peter Wolf, Seth Justman, J. Geils, Richard “Magic Dick” Salwitz, Danny Klein and Stephen Jo Bladd. Directed by Christian Wagner. Distributed by Eagle Vision/Universal Music Group.  67 minutes.  Not Rated. The J. Geils Band recently got back together for their first major tour … Continue reading

Reed Alexander – Taking KewlBites Out of Life
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Reed Alexander – Taking KewlBites Out of Life

Reed Alexander Taking KewlBites Out of Life by Ally Abramson You may know Reed Alexander as a 21-year-old former Nickelodeon star who tormented iCarly, playing the infamous villain Nevel Papperman. However, over the past few years since the end of the show, he has been transformed. Alexander has found his passion in cooking healthy and … Continue reading

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

ROSEWATER (2014) Starring Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, GolshiftehFarahani, Claire Foy, Amir El-Masry, Nasser Faris, Kambiz Hosseini, Numan Acar, Ayman Sharaiha, Zeid Kattan, Ali Elayan, Nidal Ali and Jason Jones. Screenplay by Jon Stewart. Directed by Jon Stewart. Distributed by Open Road Films.  103 minutes.  Rated R. At first … Continue reading

Bryan Adams – Tracing the Tracks of His Years
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Bryan Adams – Tracing the Tracks of His Years

Bryan Adams Tracing the Tracks of His Years by Deborah Wagner As someone who loves many different genres of music, old and new, I still get a thrill out of covering some of my favorite 80’s acts that can clearly still rock. Sometimes though, you’ll be digging your favorite old songs and well, let’s face … Continue reading

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

THE VOICES (2015) Starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick, Jacki Weaver, Adi Shankar, Ella Smith, Paul Chahidi, Stanley Townsend, Sam Spruell, Valerie Koch, Gulliver McGrath, Paul Brightwell, Alessa Kordeck, Michael Pink, Ricardia Bramley, Alex Tondowski, Harvey Friedman and Stephanie Vogt. Screenplay by Michael R. Perry. Directed by Marjane Satrapi. Distributed by Lionsgate.  103 minutes.  … Continue reading