On Top of the Wizard World
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On Top of the Wizard World

On Top of the Wizard World by Jay S. Jacobs Such a feeling is coming over us. There is wonder in most everything we see. The reason is clear, it’s because Wizard World is back. Philly’s baby sister to San Diego and New York’s huge corporate Comic-Cons, Wizard World Philadelphia is a more intimate and … Continue reading

Ready Player One (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Ready Player One (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

READY PLAYER ONE (2018)  Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Mark Rylance, Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Philip Zhao, Win Morisaki, Susan Lynch, Hannah John-Kamen, Ralph Ineson, McKenna Grace, Letitia Wright, Clare Higgins, Laurence Spellman, Perdita Weeks, Joel MacCormack, Kit Connor, Leo Heller and Antonio Mattera. Screenplay by Zak Penn & Ernest Cline. … Continue reading

Tomb Raider (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Tomb Raider (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

TOMB RAIDER (2018) Starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi, Antonio Aakeel, Hannah John-Kamen, Alexandre Willaume, Tamer Burjaq, Adrian Collins, Keenan Arrison, Andrian Mazive, Milton Schorr, Josef Altin, Billy Postlethwaite, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Jaime Winstone and Nick Frost. Screenplay by Andrew Wagner & Fred Parnes. Directed by Roar … Continue reading

Game Night (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Game Night (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GAME NIGHT (2018) Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Jeffrey Wright, Danny Huston, Chelsea Peretti, Camille Chen, Zerrick Deion Williams, Joshua Mikel, RF Daley, John Francis Daley, Michael Cyril Creighton, Brooke Jaye Taylor, Charlotte Hazzard and Jonathan Goldstein. Screenplay by Mark … Continue reading

We’re Off to See the Wizard World!
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We’re Off to See the Wizard World!

We’re Off to See the Wizard World! by Jay S. Jacobs Wizard World Comic-Con touched down in Philadelphia again as freaks, geeks, aliens, superheroes, gamers, mad slashers and B-actors all made their way to the Convention Center this past weekend. (June 1 to June 4.) It was where fantasy met commerce in an awe-inspiring, sense-pulsing … 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

Comic-Con 2013 – Geeks Run Amok in New York!
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Comic-Con 2013 – Geeks Run Amok in New York!

Comic-Con 2013 – Geeks Run Amok in New York! Story and photos by Mark Doyle So, another year of Comic-Con New York and another year of the ever-lovin’ male fantasy. Hot women in costumes parading around for our viewing pleasure. Spending the full four days – well actually three days – walking the aisles of the … Continue reading

Wreck-It Ralph (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Wreck-It Ralph (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Wreck-It Ralph http://www.popentertainment.com/wreckitralph.htm Wreck-It Ralph satisfies the all-too-well known Disney recipe of a protagonist who must discover his inner hero to overcome adversity. Even still, the film charms viewers young and old as it brings generations of video games to life.  With cameo appearances from the pixilated orange Pac Man to the spiky-shelled Bowzer of … Continue reading

Nerds in New York – Comic-Con 2012
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Nerds in New York – Comic-Con 2012

http://www.popentertainment.com/nycomiccon2012.htm Copyright ©2012 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved.Posted: October 14, 2012.  If  President Obama or Mitt Romney really considered “getting out the vote” all they would need to do is pay a little visit to Comic-Con in New York City. Yes, that little geek fair that attracts tens of thousands of people every year in October. … Continue reading

Jim Sturgess Bets on 21 to Transform His Acting Career
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Jim Sturgess Bets on 21 to Transform His Acting Career

Jim Sturgess Bets on 21 to Transform His Acting Career by Brad Balfour Based on Ben Mezrich’s non-fiction book Bringing Down the House – about MIT master math student Jeff Ma and his blackjack team – 21 details the story of Ben Campbell and his card-counting crew that ravages Las Vegas casinos for little over a year (making oodles … Continue reading