Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL (2019) Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Ed Skrein, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert Lindsay, David Gyasi, Jenn Murray, Miyari, Warwick Davis, Judith Shekoni, Kae Alexander, Emma Maclennan, Freddie Wise and the voice of Aline Mowat. Screenplay by Linda Woolverton, Noah Harpster, … Continue reading

Tomb Raider (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Tomb Raider (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

TOMB RAIDER (2018) Starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi, Antonio Aakeel, Hannah John-Kamen, Alexandre Willaume, Tamer Burjaq, Adrian Collins, Keenan Arrison, Andrian Mazive, Milton Schorr, Josef Altin, Billy Postlethwaite, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Jaime Winstone and Nick Frost. Screenplay by Andrew Wagner & Fred Parnes. Directed by Roar … Continue reading

Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees
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Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees

Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees by Brad Balfour Just as the Waterford ball drops, so does the anticipation for the 75th annual Golden Globes — the first major awards show of 2018. Being broadcast live, the show can be seen on NBC, Sunday, January 6th, starting at … Continue reading

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

THE BREADWINNER (2017) Featuring the voices of Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Ali Badshah, Kawa Ada, Noorin Gulamgaus, Ali Kazmi, Kane Mahon, Reza Sholeh, Mran Volkhard and Kanza Feris. Screenplay by Anita Doron. Directed by Nora Twomey. Distributed by GKIDS. 93 minutes. Rated PG-13. In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, where a woman’s survival is … Continue reading

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

MALEFICENT (2014) Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville, Juno Temple, Brenton Thwaites, Sam Riley, Ella Purnell, Sarah Flind, Hannah New, Isobelle Molloy, Michael Higgins, Jackson Bews, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Eleanor Worthington-Cox and the voice of Janet McTeer. Screenplay by Linda Woolverton. Directed by Robert Stromberg. Distributed by Walt Disney Films.  97 … Continue reading

Kung Fu Panda (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Kung Fu Panda (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

KUNG FU PANDA (2008) Featuring the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, James Hong, Dan Fogler, Michael Clarke Duncan and Kyle Gass. Screenplay by Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger. Directed by Mark Osborn & John Stevenson. Distributed by Dreamworks SKG. … Continue reading

Clint Eastwood Becomes a Changeling
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Clint Eastwood Becomes a Changeling

Clint Eastwood Becomes a Changeling by Brad Balfour Originally posted November 7, 2008 An avowed Republican in Hollywood is nearly as rare as the giant Comodo Dragon — and they’ve had the spiteful bite of one as well.  But with Barack Obama’s victory, they’ve made themselves pretty scarce since election day. Hell, even a straight-shooting, no bullshitter like … Continue reading

Angelina Jolie Speaks From A Mighty Heart
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Angelina Jolie Speaks From A Mighty Heart

Angelina Jolie Speaks From A Mighty Heart by Brad Balfour Originally posted February 21, 2008. When A Mighty Heart was about to be released, some members of  Angelina Jolie’s camp decided to limit her press exposure. Since this film was about a courageous journalist who is kidnapped and beheaded by Al Qaeda members in Pakistan, the press … Continue reading

Ray Winstone Becomes Incredibly Transformed Into Beowulf
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Ray Winstone Becomes Incredibly Transformed Into Beowulf

RAY WINSTONE BECOMES INCREDIBLY TRANSFORMED INTO BEOWULF by Brad Balfour With his gruff, hardened voice, and a face that shows the scars from his early years as a boxer, 50 year-old Londoner Ray Winstone hardly seemed like the perfect choice to play the Adonis-like, all-conquering Norse hero Beowulf. But thanks to Robert Zemeckis and his love … Continue reading

The Good Shepherd (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Good Shepherd (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE GOOD SHEPHERD (2006) Starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Alec Baldwin, Tammy Blanchard, Billy Crudup, Michael Gambon, William Hurt, Eddie Redmayne, John Turturro, Oleg Stefan, Martina Gedeck, Keir Dullea, Timothy Hutton, Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro. Screenplay by Eric Roth. Directed by Robert De Niro. Distributed by Universal Pictures.  167 minutes.  Rated R. Unfortunately, … Continue reading