Julie Benz Can Check Out Any Time She Likes, But She Can Never Leave
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Julie Benz Can Check Out Any Time She Likes, But She Can Never Leave

Julie Benz Can Check Out Any Time She Likes, But She Can Never Leave by Jay S. Jacobs Life must be a little scary for Julie Benz.  In an acting career that has lasted over two decades, Benz is still probably best known as the ill-fated wife of the titular serial killer in the popular … Continue reading

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

NIGHTCRAWLER (2014) Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton, Kevin Rahm, Michael Hyatt, Ann Cusack, Rick Chambers, Kent Shocknek and Sharon Tay. Screenplay by Dan Gilroy. Directed by Dan Gilroy. Distributed by Open Road Films.  117 minutes.  Rated R. Nightcrawler does not offer the typical movie experience. In fact, nothing about it screams … Continue reading

2 Guns (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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2 Guns (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

2 Guns Remember when action film plots had to make some sense?  It seems a long time ago, I know, but once upon a time little things like story coherence and plot believability mattered.  Writers and directors knew when things would not pass the smell test and tried to limit the unlikely or ridiculous story … Continue reading

Famke Janssen – Bringing Up New Challenges
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Famke Janssen – Bringing Up New Challenges

http://www.popentertainment.com/famkejanssen.htm Famke Janssen Bringing Up New Challenges by Jay S. Jacobs Famke Janssen’s American dream keeps mutating.  The striking actress moved from her native Holland in the mid-Eighties and became an in-demand fashion model.  However, Janssen was always obsessed with films.  She quickly segued into that world, getting a breakout role as a gorgeous assassin … Continue reading

Ghosts of the Abyss (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Ghosts of the Abyss (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS (2003) Starring Lewis Abernathy, James Cameron, Dr. Lori Johnston, Don Lynch, Ken Marschall, Vince Pace, Bill Paxton, Charles Pellegrino and Tava Smiley. Directed by James Cameron. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.  61 minutes.  Rated PG. Back during James Cameron’s lost decade plus between filming the most popular film ever (Titanic) and then … Continue reading

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

THE GOOD LIFE (2007) Starring Mark Webber, Zooey Deschanel, Bill Paxton, Chris Klein, Drea De Matteo, Harry Dean Stanton, Patrick Fugit, Deborah Rush, Donal Logue, Bruce McGill and Michael Baxter. Screenplay by Steve Berra. Directed by Steve Berra. Distributed by Farfalla Films.  89 minutes.  Rated R. There are certain films which are obviously created simply … Continue reading

Apollo 13 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Apollo 13 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

APOLLO 13 (1995) Starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes, Max Elliott Slade, Jean Speegle Howard, Tracy Reiner, David Andrews, Michele Little, Chris Ellis, Joe Spano, Xander Berkley, Mark McClure, Ben Marley, Clint Howard, Loren Dean, Brett Cullen, Mark Wheeler, Thom … Continue reading

Apollo 13 (Another PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Apollo 13 (Another PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Apollo 13 APOLLO 13 (1995) Starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes, Max Elliott Slade, Jean Speegle Howard, Tracy Reiner, David Andrews, Michele Little, Chris Ellis, Joe Spano, Xander Berkley, Mark McClure, Ben Marley, Clint Howard, Loren Dean, Brett Cullen, Mark … Continue reading