Music Tastes Good Festival – Marina Green Park – Long Beach, CA – September 30, 2018 (PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Music Tastes Good Festival – Marina Green Park – Long Beach, CA – September 30, 2018 (PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

James Blake, Janelle Monáe, Lizzo, Parquet Courts, Hollie Cook, Ladama, Ezra Furman, Ethio Cali & B.A.G. (Blimes X Gab) – Music Tastes Good Festival – Marina Green Park – Long Beach, CA – September 30, 2018 Day Two of the Music Tastes Good Festival 2018 was packed with artists of all different genres from R&B … Continue reading

New Chefs on the Block (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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New Chefs on the Block (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

NEW CHEFS ON THE BLOCK (2017) Featuring Aaron Silverman, Frank Linn, Michel Richard, Danny Meyer, Mike Isabella, Emily Sprissler and Tim Carman. Directed by Dustin Harrison-Atlas. Distributed by Lateral Lines Productions. 96 minutes. Not Rated. In our food-focused culture, where food-based reality shows have led to entire television networks devoted to the genre, why would … Continue reading

The Big Eat in the Coney Island Heat! The annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest – July 4, 2017
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The Big Eat in the Coney Island Heat! The annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest – July 4, 2017

The Big Eat in the Coney Island Heat! The annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest – July 4, 2017 I have begun to look at the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest – held every July 4th in Coney Island USA – as sort of a small pilgrimage over the last few years.  It begins as … Continue reading

Violett Beane – Quick As a Flash
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Violett Beane – Quick As a Flash

Violett Beane Quick As a Flash by Jay S. Jacobs There’s a new speedster coming to Central City. And she’s been hiding right under our noses. Jesse Wells, played by young actress Violett Beane, is the daughter of parallel dimension Earth-2’s Dr. Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanagh). Beane was added to the cast of the popular … Continue reading

Where to Invade Next (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Where to Invade Next (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

WHERE TO INVADE NEXT (2016) Featuring Michael Moore, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, Krista Kiuru, Tim Walker. Amel Smaoui, Jenny Tumas, Pasi Sahlberg, Halla Tomasdottir and Borut Pahor. Written by Michael Moore. Directed by Michael Moore. Distributed by Dog Eat Dog Films.  110 minutes.  Rated R. With politics in a weird state of flux, with some people feeling … Continue reading

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

BURNT (2015) Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy, Daniel Bruhl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Sam Keeley, Alicia Vikander, Matthew Rhys, Uma Thurman, Emma Thompson, Lily James, Sarah Greene, Henry Goodman, Stephen Campbell Moore, Lexie Benbow-Hart, Bo Bene, Elisa Lasowski and Julian Firth. Screenplay by Steven Knight. Directed by John Wells. Distributed by The Weinstein Company.  100 … Continue reading

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Uma Thurman, Sam Keeley and Mario Batali – Burnt Offerings
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Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Uma Thurman, Sam Keeley and Mario Batali – Burnt Offerings

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Uma Thurman, Sam Keeley and Mario Batali Burnt Offerings by Jay S. Jacobs “In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” That quote, made by pioneering celebrity chef Julia Child, has just become more prescient in the modern world.  It is no longer merely a … Continue reading