Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Keegan-Michael Key, Fran Drescher & David Spade – Living in Transformania
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Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Keegan-Michael Key, Fran Drescher & David Spade – Living in Transformania

Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Keegan-Michael Key, Fran Drescher & David Spade Living in Transformania by Jay S. Jacobs It’s checkout time at Hotel Transylvania. Ten years and four films into the popular animated series of films, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania will tell the final chapter of the resort that is run and visited by monsters and … Continue reading

Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe, Christopher Lloyd, Briana Middleton, Daniel Ranieri, William Monahan and Grant Heslov – Knocking Down a Few Cold Ones at The Tender Bar
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Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe, Christopher Lloyd, Briana Middleton, Daniel Ranieri, William Monahan and Grant Heslov – Knocking Down a Few Cold Ones at The Tender Bar

Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe, Christopher Lloyd, Briana Middleton, Daniel Ranieri, William Monahan and Grant Heslov Knocking Down a Few Cold Ones at The Tender Bar by Jay S. Jacobs With big names like Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan and director George Clooney, you’d think that The Tender Bar would be a huge blockbuster. However, … Continue reading

Luis Mario O. Rizzo – Legends of Vinyl Founder/CEO Celebrates Disco Music Spun by Deejay Greats Through His Annual Awards
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Luis Mario O. Rizzo – Legends of Vinyl Founder/CEO Celebrates Disco Music Spun by Deejay Greats Through His Annual Awards

Luis Mario O. Rizzo Legends of Vinyl Founder/CEO Celebrates Disco Music Spun by Deejay Greats Through His Annual Awards by Brad Balfour During this December, noted deejay Tony Smith would have celebrated his latest birthday. Unfortunately, lung cancer took his life earlier in 2021. Though the Sirius XM radio host and veteran dance song spinner … Continue reading

Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, JK Simmons and Nina Arianda – Have Some ‘Splaining To Do About Being the Ricardos
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Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, JK Simmons and Nina Arianda – Have Some ‘Splaining To Do About Being the Ricardos

Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, JK Simmons and Nina Arianda Have Some ‘Splaining To Do About Being the Ricardos By Jay S. Jacobs The whole world has loved Lucy for decades, but how well do we really know her? This question intrigued famed writer/director Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing, The Trial of the … Continue reading

Patricia Vonne – Austin-based Singer/Songwriter Does Her Holiday Album In Celebration of A Family Tradition
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Patricia Vonne – Austin-based Singer/Songwriter Does Her Holiday Album In Celebration of A Family Tradition

Patricia Vonne Austin-based Singer/Songwriter Does Her Holiday Album In Celebration of A Family Tradition by Brad Balfour Eight albums in, multi-talented musician/actress Patricia Vonne is back with a new recording. This time it’s her holiday celebration, My Favorite Holiday (on her label Bandolera Records). This award-notable filmmaker and two-time SXSW best female vocalist winner released … Continue reading

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