Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me?
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Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Jay S. Jacobs Melissa McCarthy is mostly known for playing broad comic roles, so it comes as a bit of a surprise that she decided to take on the dramatic real-life story of Lee Israel. Israel was a fairly popular … Continue reading

Lou Andreas-Salomé: The Audacity to Be Free (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Lou Andreas-Salomé: The Audacity to Be Free (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

LOU ANDREAS-SALOMÉ: THE AUDACITY TO BE FREE (2016) Starring Katharina Lorenz, Nicole Heesters, Liv Lisa Fries, Katharina Schüttler, Alexander Scheer, Philipp Hauß, Julius Feldmeier, Matthias Lier, Petra Morzé, Merab Ninidze, Harald Schrott, Daniel Sträßer, Peter Simonischek, Marcel Hensema, Ruth Reinecke, Katrin Hansmeier, Aaron Karl and Birte Carolin Sebastian. Screenplay by Cordula Kablitz-Post and Susanne Hertel. … Continue reading

Goodbye Christopher Robin (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (2017) Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Alex Lawther, Stephen Campbell Moore, Vicki Pepperdine, Richard McCabe, Geraldine Somerville, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Will Tilston. Screenplay by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and Simon Vaughan. Directed by Simon Curtis. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures. 107 minutes. Rated PG. Leave the kids at home and pack your … Continue reading

Rebel in the Rye (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Rebel in the Rye (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

REBEL IN THE RYE (2017) Starring Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey, Sarah Paulson, Hope Davis, Victor Garber, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Brian d’Arcy James, Adam Busch, James Urbaniak, Eric Bogosian, Anna Bullard and Amy Rutberg. Screenplay by Danny Strong. Directed by Danny Strong. Distributed by IFC Pictures. 106 minutes. Rated PG-13. This may sound a bit … Continue reading

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp
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Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp by Mark Mussari “There were two of me,” Jimmy Webb states at one point in his highly engaging new memoir The Cake and the Rain (St. Martin’s Press). Truer words could not be spoken by the composer of some of contemporary music’s … Continue reading

Luke Davies – An Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Enters the Lion Den
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Luke Davies – An Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Enters the Lion Den

Luke Davies An Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Enters the Lion Den by Jay S. Jacobs When Luke Davies first heard the story of Saroo Brierley – an Indian man who lost his way home as a five year old boy, ended up getting adopted by a couple in Australia, and only found his birth family 25 years … Continue reading