Jordan Brady is Director Comic
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Jordan Brady is Director Comic

Jordan Brady Is Director Comic by Jay S. Jacobs If you think it’s a tough life being a road comic, imagine when the road is in Afghanistan and Iraq. Yet, every year hundreds of entertainers fly out into war zones, entering dangerous areas, staying in less than luxurious quarters, not getting paid for their time … Continue reading

Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George – Keeping the Promise
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Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George – Keeping the Promise

Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George Keeping the Promise by Jay S. Jacobs The Armenian Genocide in what is now Turkey happened over 100 years ago, but it is still a political hot potato all these years later. In the days during and after World War I, the … Continue reading

Raoul Peck – Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t
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Raoul Peck – Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t

Raoul Peck Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t by Brad Balfour Director Raoul Peck is not your typical filmmaker. Even though he has established a solid set of credits such as making the 2000 documentary Lumumba or his fictional 2005 narrative, Sometimes in April, the Port-au-Prince, Haiti, born … Continue reading

James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town
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James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town

James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town by Jay S. Jacobs They are not the type of towns that most people notice.  Belle Glade and Pahokee are on the far west side of Florida’s opulent Palm Beach County.  They are an hour drive from the glamorous estates, world-famous shopping and … Continue reading

Jaume Collet-Serra – A Director Takes a Dip in The Shallows
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Jaume Collet-Serra – A Director Takes a Dip in The Shallows

Jaume Collet-Serra A Director Takes a Dip in The Shallows by Brad Balfour Sharks are never far from the news – whether it’s a rare catch off the coast of New York City, or attacking swimmers en masse off the surfers’ shores of Australia. But in The Shallows, young-though-experienced surfer Nancy Adams (played by a … Continue reading

Sam Barlow and Alon Benari – Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming
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Sam Barlow and Alon Benari – Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming

Sam Barlow and Alon Benari Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming by Jay S. Jacobs It seems only natural – streamlining and combining the technologies of video-gaming and movie-making.  It’s an idea that has been tantalizing programmers and cinephiles for a few decades now, but the technology is finally hitting a focal point where it … Continue reading

Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Bob Gale – Gotta Get Back in Time to Back to the Future
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Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Bob Gale – Gotta Get Back in Time to Back to the Future

Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Bob Gale Gotta Get Back in Time to Back to the Future by Jay S. Jacobs As hard as it is to believe, the movie Back to the Future is now further in our collective rearview mirror than the Enchantment Under the Sea dance was to Marty … Continue reading