John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky
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John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky

John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky By Jay S. Jacobs char·ac·ter ac·tor: /ˈker(ə)ktər ˈaktər/ noun 1. an actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual people rather than leading roles. You know who John Carroll Lynch is, though you may not know his name. Over the years, Lynch has played … Continue reading

Karen Allen – Experiencing a Year by the Sea
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Karen Allen – Experiencing a Year by the Sea

Karen Allen Experiencing a Year by the Sea By Jay S. Jacobs One of the dirty little secrets of Hollywood is that for actresses, even ones who have been stars in huge films, it is difficult to get good roles after you reach a certain age. Therefore, the film Year by the Sea, based on … Continue reading

Paul Dooley – World’s Greatest Movie Dad
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Paul Dooley – World’s Greatest Movie Dad

Paul Dooley World’s Greatest Movie Dad by Jay S. Jacobs Like the old saying goes, if you look up the word “Dad” in the dictionary, chances are good that you will find Paul Dooley’s picture. A veteran character actor whose career has spanned six decades. In the ‘70s and ‘80s, Dooley’s hangdog gruffness and genial … Continue reading

False Confessions (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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False Confessions (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FALSE CONFESSIONS (LES FAUSSES CONFIDENCES) (2016) Starring Isabelle Huppert, Louis Garrel, Bulle Ogier, Yves Jacques, Manon Combes, Bernard Verley, Jean-Pierre Malo, Fred Ulysse, Sylvain Levitte, Georges Fatna, Arnaud Mattlinger, Nicolas Peduzzi and Christophe Tolazzi. Screenplay by Luc Bondy & Geoffrey Layton. Directed by Luc Bondy. Distributed by Big World Pictures. 82 minutes. Not Rated. False … Continue reading

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

FENCES (2016) Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Saniyya Sidney, Christopher Mele, Leslie Boone, Jason Silvis, Toussaint Raphael Abessolo, John W. Iwanonkiw, Phil Nardozzi, Jeff Smith, Tra’Waan Coles, Benjamin Donlow, Mark Falvo and Malik Abdul Khaaliq. Screenplay by August Wilson. Directed by Denzel Washington. Distributed by Paramount Pictures.  … Continue reading

David Oyelowo – Historical Accuracy
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David Oyelowo – Historical Accuracy

David Oyelowo Historical Accuracy by Jay S. Jacobs David Oyelowo has been making movies for a little over a decade now, and he seems to have carved out a special niche in Hollywood.  The actor, who was born in Oxford and lived several years in Nigeria as a boy, has become Hollywood’s go-to choice for … Continue reading

André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage
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André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage

André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage by Brad Balfour Before he died in 2005, playwright August Wilson had created the 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle (or Century Cycle) chronicling black American life which spanned over 10 decades. This work is not only Wilson’s benchmark but is a touchstone for fans … Continue reading