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

Nebraska Bruce Dern was one of the finest actors of the 60s and 70s.  However, somehow he never quite received the notice of some of his contemporaries such as Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Ryan O’Neal, Michael Caine and Warren Beatty.  That indignity has continued and intensified into old age – while Nicholson, Hoffman, … Continue reading

Blackfish Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Searches For the Truth
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Blackfish Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Searches For the Truth

Blackfish Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Searches For the Truth by Brad Balfour When SeaWorld trainer/performer Dawn Brancheau was killed by Tilikum — an orca who was a star of the aquarium/entertainment complex — the dangers of holding this wild species in captivity was spotlighted. Little did most of the public know that this wasn’t the first … Continue reading

Saving Mr. Banks (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Saving Mr. Banks (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Saving Mr. Banks It’s not often when a studio creates a drama about the making of one of their classic films.  However, it makes a certain amount of sense for the Walt Disney Company to recreate the genesis of one of their most classic films.  And they can get one of the most beloved actors … Continue reading

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

Philomena One of the most difficult parts of filmmaking is precisely judging the tone to use in what is essentially a tragic story.  If the movie turns on the emotional waterworks, the film will inevitably seem too mawkish.  If the film tries to take the story with a comic bent, it opens itself up to … Continue reading

Brandon T. Jackson Goes Mythical On Us in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
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Brandon T. Jackson Goes Mythical On Us in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Brandon T. Jackson Goes Mythical On Us in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters by Jay S. Jacobs One day you are a raw, upcoming stand-up comedian making a name for himself in the clubs.  A few years later, people think you may have goat legs. Show biz can be a crazy gig. Brandon T. Jackson … Continue reading

Idris Elba – Brit Actor Wins Global Recognition & Award Noms as Well
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Idris Elba – Brit Actor Wins Global Recognition & Award Noms as Well

Idris Elba Brit Actor Wins Global Recognition & Award Noms as Well by Brad Balfour For London-born actor Idris Elba it must have been a moment of incredibly mixed emotions. On Thursday December 5th, 2013, the London premiere of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom took place. Elba, who stars in this biopic as the great South Africa leader, was there in the company … Continue reading

Mary Poppins (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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Mary Poppins (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

Mary Poppins As the story of the making of the film about the beloved Disney nanny is coming to theaters soon in the Tom Hanks film Saving Mr. Banks and the musical is still packing them in on Broadway, it’s time (yet again) to herald the return of Mary Poppins‘ best-known incarnation. Mary Poppins came out … Continue reading

Dallas Buyers Club (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Dallas Buyers Club (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Dallas Buyers Club Once upon a time, early on in his career, Matthew McConaughey was a respected actor. When he first broke out in the 90s with diverse roles in movies like Dazed & Confused, A Time To Kill and Lone Star, the sky seemed to be the limit for this young talent. Fast forward a … Continue reading

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane You may be watching All the Boys Love Mandy Lane thinking: Wow, Amber Heard and Anson Mount are sure aging well.  I mean, sure, they are both gorgeous, but they look like they have dropped about a decade just since their recent appearances in Paranoia and Hell on Wheels. … Continue reading

Sara Paxton – No Static At All
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Sara Paxton – No Static At All

Sara Paxton No Static At All by Jay S. Jacobs Young actress Sara Paxton is always a favorite interview of ours, in fact we’ve spoken with her three times in just over four years and she is never less than charming, personable and sweet. That shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who has followed her … Continue reading