Steve Emerson – Ain’t No Strings on Him
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Steve Emerson – Ain’t No Strings on Him

Steve Emerson Ain’t No Strings on Him by Jay S. Jacobs Kubo and the Two Strings is the first animated film to be nominated for Best Visual Effects since The Nightmare Before Christmas back in 1993.  However, Steve Emerson and his team at LAIKA never believed in taking the easy way out. Emerson actually started … Continue reading

A Monster Calls (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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A Monster Calls (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

A MONSTER CALLS (2016) Starring Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver, Toby Kebbell, Ben Moor, James Melville, Oliver Steer, Dominic Boyle, Jennifer Lim, Max Gabbay, Morgan Symes, Max Golds, Frida Palsson, Wanda Opalinska, Patrick Taggart, Lily Rose Aslandogdu, Geraldine Chaplin and the voice of Liam Neeson. Screenplay by Patrick Ness. Directed by J.A. Bayona. Distributed … Continue reading

Liam Neeson – A Master Calls
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Liam Neeson – A Master Calls

Liam Neeson A Master Calls by Jay S. Jacobs In casting the title character of the film A Monster Calls, a forty-foot tall behemoth made of trees and earth who helps a small child come to cope with the impending death of his mother, you just can’t have the normal casting call.  The actor must … Continue reading

Pete’s Dragon (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Pete’s Dragon (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

PETE’S DRAGON (2016) Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Robert Redford, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Marcus Henderson, Aaron Jackson, Phil Grieve, Steve Barr, Keagan Carr Fransch, Jade Valour, Augustine Frizzell, Francis Biggs, Jasper Putt, Esmée Myers, Gareth Reeves and Levi Alexander. Screenplay by David Lowery & Toby Halbrooks. Directed by … Continue reading

Backstage at the Nickelodeon Halo Awards
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Backstage at the Nickelodeon Halo Awards

The Nickelodeon Halo Awards – Pier 36 – New York, NY – November 11, 2016 I can see your Halo, Halo, Halo. We don’t want to give too much away but it is safe to say that the Nickelodeon Halo Awards, airing November 27th, is an awards show you do not want to miss. Hosted … Continue reading

Macy’s Center City Philadelphia Welcomes the Holidays… Again
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Macy’s Center City Philadelphia Welcomes the Holidays… Again

Macy’s Center City Philadelphia Welcomes the Holidays… Again Macy’s department stores have had a special relationship with Christmas since back in the days when Edmund Gwynn was proving that the Macy’s Santa was the actual Kris Kringle in the classic holiday film Miracle on 34th Street. The main Macy’s location in the Philadelphia area also has … Continue reading

The Jungle Book (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Jungle Book (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016) Starring Neel Sethi and the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling, Brighton Rose, Emjay Anthony, Max Favreau, Chloe Hechter, Asher Blinkoff, Knox Gagnon, Sara Arrington, Russell Peters, Sam Raimi, Madeline Favreau and Jon Favreau. Screenplay by Justin Marks. Directed … Continue reading

Finding Dory (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Finding Dory (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FINDING DORY (2016) Featuring the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Hayden Rolence, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Sloane Murray, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Bob Peterson, Kate McKinnon, Bill Hader, Sigourney Weaver, John Ratzenberger, Willem Dafoe, Allison Janney, Brad Garrett, Austin Pendleton, Vicki Lewis and Stephen Root. Screenplay by Andrew … Continue reading

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

THE BFG (2016) Starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton, Bill Hader, Rafe Spall, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Adam Godley, Michael Adamthwaite, Daniel Bacon, Jonathan Holmes, Chris Gibbs, Paul Moniz de Sa, Marilyn Norry and Matt Frewer. Screenplay by Melissa Matheson. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.  110 minutes.  … Continue reading

Alice Through the Looking Glass (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (2016) Starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Lindsay Duncan, Leo Bill, Geraldine James, Andrew Scott, Richard Armitage, Ed Speleers, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Paul Whitehouse, Stephen Fry, Barbara Windsor, Michael Sheen and Matt Vogel. Screenplay by Linda Woolverton. Directed … Continue reading