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

James Solomon – Revisiting an Iconic New York Crime with The Witness
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James Solomon – Revisiting an Iconic New York Crime with The Witness

James Solomon Revisiting an Iconic New York Crime with The Witness by Jay S. Jacobs It was arguably the one of the most storied murders in New York history, but the legend of the killing of Kitty Genovese is also one of the most misunderstood.  This tragic story is famous as much or more so … Continue reading

The Witness (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Witness (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE WITNESS (2015) Featuring William Genovese, Aaron Adler, Charles Skoller, Bill Hirsch, Michael Farrar, Vincent Genovese, Frank Genovese, Aram Boyajian, Lynne Tillotson, Tod Tillotson, Hattie Grund, Dale Genovese, A.M. Rosenthal, Joseph De May, Jim Rasenberger, Mike Wallace, Joseph Lelyveld, Richard Wald, Gabe Pressman, Michael Daly, Janet Genovese, Josh Genovese, Maegan Genovese, Jordan Genovese, Jaime Genovese, … Continue reading

The Witch (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Witch (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE WITCH (2016) Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Lucas Dawson, Bathsheba Garnett, Sarah Stephens, Julian Richings and Wahab Chaudhry. Screenplay by Robert Eggers. Directed by Robert Eggers. Distributed by Lionsgate Films.  87 minutes.  Rated R. Robert Eggers’ period supernatural drama The Witch is subtitled “A New England Folk Tale,” … Continue reading

Freddie Highmore and Kerry Ehrin – Closing In On Checkout Time at Bates Motel
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Freddie Highmore and Kerry Ehrin – Closing In On Checkout Time at Bates Motel

Freddie Highmore and Kerry Ehrin Closing In On Checkout Time at Bates Motel by Jay S. Jacobs Season four of the acclaimed drama Bates Motel has taken some turns for the strange and the dark. This should not surprise us too much – after all the main characters of the show are Norman and Norma … Continue reading

Nestor Carbonell and Carlton Cuse – Watching Over Bates Motel
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Nestor Carbonell and Carlton Cuse – Watching Over Bates Motel

Nestor Carbonell and Carlton Cuse Watching Over Bates Motel by Jay S. Jacobs Things are really ramping up on Bates Motel, the best show you may be missing on TV. The fourth season has been had a whirlwind of actions and repercussions as the series sets up its penultimate season. The legendary mother and child … Continue reading

Quentin Tarantino, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Bruce Dern, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth and Michael Madsen – Holed Up With The Hateful Eight
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Quentin Tarantino, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Bruce Dern, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth and Michael Madsen – Holed Up With The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Bruce Dern, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth and Michael Madsen Holed Up With The Hateful Eight by Jay S. Jacobs It’s always a spectacular when a new Quentin Tarantino film rides into theaters. The writer and director has been well-known for his hyper-intelligent dialogue and rampant violence … Continue reading

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

SPOTLIGHT (2015) Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, Billy Crudup, Brian d’Arcy James, Maureen Keiller, Paul Guilfoyle, Jamey Sheridan, Len Cariou, Neal Huff, Michael Cyril Creighton, Elena Wohl, Gene Amoroso, Doug Murray and Sharon McFarlane. Screenplay by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer. Directed by Tom McCarthy. Distributed by … Continue reading

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION (2015) Starring Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin, Jens Hulten, Simon McBurney, Zhang Jingchu and Tom Hollander. Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie. Distributed by Paramount Pictures.  131 minutes.  Rated R. The Mission: Impossible series is in something of an … Continue reading

The Gift (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Gift (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE GIFT (2015) Starring Jason Bateman, Joel Edgerton, Rebecca Hall, Busy Philipps, David Denman, Allison Tolman, Katie Aselton, Susan May Pratt, Wendell Pierce, Beau Knapp, Tim Griffin, Nash Edgerton and P.J. Byrne. Screenplay by Joel Edgerton. Directed by Joel Edgerton. Distributed by STX Entertainment.  108 minutes.  Rated R. There is one basic truth that has … Continue reading