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

Raoul Peck – Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t
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Raoul Peck – Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t

Raoul Peck Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t by Brad Balfour Director Raoul Peck is not your typical filmmaker. Even though he has established a solid set of credits such as making the 2000 documentary Lumumba or his fictional 2005 narrative, Sometimes in April, the Port-au-Prince, Haiti, born … Continue reading

A Monster Calls (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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A Monster Calls (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

A MONSTER CALLS (2016) Starring Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver, Toby Kebbell, Ben Moor, James Melville, Oliver Steer, Dominic Boyle, Jennifer Lim, Max Gabbay, Morgan Symes, Max Golds, Frida Palsson, Wanda Opalinska, Patrick Taggart, Lily Rose Aslandogdu, Geraldine Chaplin and the voice of Liam Neeson. Screenplay by Patrick Ness. Directed by J.A. Bayona. Distributed … Continue reading

Macy’s Center City Philadelphia Welcomes the Holidays… Again
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Macy’s Center City Philadelphia Welcomes the Holidays… Again

Macy’s Center City Philadelphia Welcomes the Holidays… Again Macy’s department stores have had a special relationship with Christmas since back in the days when Edmund Gwynn was proving that the Macy’s Santa was the actual Kris Kringle in the classic holiday film Miracle on 34th Street. The main Macy’s location in the Philadelphia area also has … Continue reading

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN (2016) Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Allison Janney, Chris O’Dowd, Terence Stamp, Ella Purnell, Finlay MacMillan, Lauren McCrostie, Hayden Keeler-Stone, Georgia Pemberton, Milo Parker, Raffiella Chapman and Pixie Davies. Screenplay by Jane Goldman. Directed by Tim Burton. Distributed by 20th Century Fox … Continue reading

James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town
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James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town

James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town by Jay S. Jacobs They are not the type of towns that most people notice.  Belle Glade and Pahokee are on the far west side of Florida’s opulent Palm Beach County.  They are an hour drive from the glamorous estates, world-famous shopping and … Continue reading