Rebecca Hall, Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga & André Holland – Passing Explores the Lives of Two Mixed-Race Women in 1920s New York
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Rebecca Hall, Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga & André Holland – Passing Explores the Lives of Two Mixed-Race Women in 1920s New York

Rebecca Hall, Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga & André Holland Veteran Actor’s Directorial Debut Passing Explores the Lives of Two Mixed-Race Women in 1920s New York by Brad Balfour As the film Passing opens, two childhood friends run into each other while “passing” as white women shopping in midtown Manhattan. Both are living in middle class … Continue reading

John Carpenter and Sandy King – Halloween Offers Legendary Director and Wife/Partner Opportunities to Continue an Enduring Horror Legacy
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John Carpenter and Sandy King – Halloween Offers Legendary Director and Wife/Partner Opportunities to Continue an Enduring Horror Legacy

John Carpenter and Sandy King Halloween Offers Legendary Director and Wife/Partner Opportunities to Continue an Enduring Horror Legacy by Brad Balfour Horror films fascinate some people, while they repel others. A classic slasher series such as Halloween prompts extreme passions either way. Creating a supernatural menace that’s both relentless and hair-raising but seems that somehow he … Continue reading

Kevin Smith – A Chat with Silent Bob
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Kevin Smith – A Chat with Silent Bob

Kevin Smith A Chat with Silent Bob By Jay S. Jacobs It’s been a long, winding road since the Quick Stop. In the early 1990s, Kevin Smith was a film school dropout, living in his native New Jersey and working part time at downtrodden convenience store in a little local strip mall. Little did he … Continue reading

Hallee Adelman – Turning the Camera on Our American Family
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Hallee Adelman – Turning the Camera on Our American Family

Hallee Adelman Turning the Camera on Our American Family By Jay S. Jacobs Drug addiction has been ripping families apart for generations. Particularly in the modern world, where the opioid epidemic has led to destroyed lives and ravaged families. One such family is the Caltabiano clan of Philadelphia. The new documentary Our American Family takes … Continue reading

Kay Cannon – Breaking Through the Glass Slipper
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Kay Cannon – Breaking Through the Glass Slipper

Kay Cannon Breaking Through the Glass Slipper By Jay S. Jacobs The beloved fairytale Cinderella has been a family favorite for generations, and it has been the basis – either directly or indirectly – of dozens of films over the years. However, strangely enough men have directed pretty much all of the movies telling this … Continue reading

Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, Betty Gilpin, Jasmine Mathews, Keith Powers, Zach Dean and Chris McKay – Fighting Today to Save Tomorrow
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Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, Betty Gilpin, Jasmine Mathews, Keith Powers, Zach Dean and Chris McKay – Fighting Today to Save Tomorrow

Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, Betty Gilpin, Jasmine Mathews, Keith Powers, Zach Dean and Chris McKay Fighting Today to Save Tomorrow By Jay S. Jacobs What if you learned that the whole world – everyone and everything you know and love – was going to be decimated in 30 years. … Continue reading

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – The Revolution Will Finally Be Televised
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Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – The Revolution Will Finally Be Televised

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson The Revolution Will Finally Be Televised By Jay S. Jacobs “The revolution will not be televised.” When recording artist and poet Gil Scott-Heron first wrote that line in 1970, he probably wasn’t thinking of the Harlem Cultural Festival, which had been run the summer before. Or perhaps he was, as he was … Continue reading

Eric Roberts and Aziz Tazi – Working on Their Night Walk
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Eric Roberts and Aziz Tazi – Working on Their Night Walk

Eric Roberts and Aziz Tazi Working on Their Night Walk By Jay S. Jacobs Nearly 40 years after making the classic film The Pope of Greenwich Village together, Eric Roberts and Mickey Rourke are in a new film. Sadly, Roberts and Rourke don’t have any scenes together, but Roberts was still excited to work on … Continue reading

Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lauren London, Brett Gelman, Colman Domingo and Stefano Sollima – Look Back Without Remorse
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Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lauren London, Brett Gelman, Colman Domingo and Stefano Sollima – Look Back Without Remorse

Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lauren London, Brett Gelman, Colman Domingo and Stefano Sollima Look Back Without Remorse By Jay S. Jacobs In a post-COVID world, the movie business is learning a whole new model. A big action thriller like Michael B. Jordan’s new film Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse – the first of two planned … Continue reading

Wil Wheaton, Brian Landis Folkins and Jon Stevenson – Hanging Out with Their Rent-A-Pal
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Wil Wheaton, Brian Landis Folkins and Jon Stevenson – Hanging Out with Their Rent-A-Pal

Wil Wheaton, Brian Landis Folkins and Jon Stevenson Hanging Out with Their Rent-A-Pal by Jay S. Jacobs Rent-A-Pal. The idea is so out-there and yet so brilliant that it is shocking that it is not more common. The world is full of lonely people, why not charge for friendship? However, what if the Rent-A-Pal had … Continue reading