Sam de Jong – Dutch Film Director Crowns a Prince
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Sam de Jong – Dutch Film Director Crowns a Prince

Sam de Jong  Dutch Film Director Crowns a Prince by Brad Balfour English-language movies documenting society’s underbelly include such classics as the hard-nosed Last Exit To Brooklyn or the comparatively benign West Side Story. There’s a body of work that’s emerged out of England’s rock subcultures from the ’50s on up. But fewer films detail … Continue reading

Digging for Fire (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Digging for Fire (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DIGGING FOR FIRE (2015) Starring Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Mike Birbiglia, Sam Elliott, Judith Light, Ron Livingston, Melanie Lynskey, Jenny Slate, Tim Simons, Jane Adams, Megan Mercier and Jude Swanberg. Screenplay by Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg. Directed by Joe Swanberg. Distributed by The Orchard.  83 minutes.  … Continue reading

Uncle Kracker – Something New Under the Sun
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Uncle Kracker – Something New Under the Sun

Uncle Kracker Something New Under the Sun by Jay S. Jacobs Music has always been a rainbow coalition of sounds for Uncle Kracker, a mélange of rock, hip-hop, country, jazz, soul, blues and more.  That’s what they played on the radio (remember the radio?) when Kracker was growing up, and that’s what he has played … Continue reading

Dark Places (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Dark Places (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DARK PLACES  (2015) Starring Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Corey Stoll, Tye Sheridan, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sterling Jerins, Andrea Roth, Sean Bridgers, J. LaRose, Jennifer Pierce Mathus, Shannon Kook, Drea de Matteo, Addy Miller, Dan Hewitt, Natalie Precht, Madison McGuire and Sterling Jerins. Screenplay by Gilles Paquet-Brenner. Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner. Distributed by A24 … Continue reading

Katrina Bowden – Taking on Public Morals
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Katrina Bowden – Taking on Public Morals

Katrina Bowden Taking on Public Morals by Ronald Sklar Hey, don’t make her career talk to the hand, just because she’s beautiful. At one time, Katrina Bowden may have been voted Esquire‘s Sexiest Woman Alive, and she is (so far) best known as Cerie, the vapid model/intern/Liz-Lemon foil on 30 Rock, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t deserve to be … Continue reading

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

UNEXPECTED (2015) Starring Cobie Smulders, Gail Bean, Anders Holm, Elizabeth McGovern, Aaron Nelson, Tyla Abercrumbie, Shonique Watkins, Takiyah Dixon, DuShon Monique Brown, Robyn Coffin, Aaron J. Nelson, Preston Tate Jr., J. Anthony Kopec, Adrian Bond and Heidi Johanningmeier. Screenplay by Megan Mercier and Kris Swanberg. Directed by Kris Swanberg. Distributed by The Film Arcade.  86 … Continue reading