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

PADDINGTON 2 (2018) Starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Simon Farnaby, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Lumley, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Tom Conti, Noah Taylor, Eileen Atkins and the voices of Ben Whishaw, Michael Gambon and Imelda Staunton. Screenplay by Paul King and Simon Farnaby. Directed by Paul … Continue reading

Trespass Against Us (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Trespass Against Us (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

TRESPASS AGAINST US (2016) Starring Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal, Rory Kinnear, Sean Harris, Killian Scott, Tony Way, Alan Williams, Georgie Smith, Kacie Anderson, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Gerard Kearns, Barry Keoghan, Ezra Khan, Anastasia Hille, Peter Wright, Mark Lewis Jones, Anna Calder-Marshall, George Russo and Barry McCormick. Screenplay by Alastair Siddons. Directed by Adam Smith. … Continue reading

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

CALVARY (2014) Starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, Isaach De Bankolé, M. Emmet Walsh, Marie-Josée Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot, Pat Shortt, Gary Lydon, Killian Scott, Orla O’Rourke, Owen Sharpe, David McSavage, Mark O’Halloran, Declan Conlon, Anabel Sweeney and Mícheál Óg Lane. Screenplay by John Michael McDonagh. Directed by John … Continue reading

Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly and John Michael McDonagh Take a Dark Look At Religion In Calvary
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Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly and John Michael McDonagh Take a Dark Look At Religion In Calvary

Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly and John Michael McDonagh Take a Dark Look At Religion In Calvary by Jay S. Jacobs Copyright ©2014 PopEntertainment.com. All rights reserved. Posted: August 1, 2014. When Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and writer/director John Michael McDonagh worked together on the surprisingly popular 2011 hit The Guard, a movie dream team was born.  Gleeson and McDonagh saw a … Continue reading

John Cusack Channels Poe in The Raven
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John Cusack Channels Poe in The Raven

John Cusack Channels Poe in The Raven by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted April 26, 2012. John Cusack has spent decades now playing a stunningly diverse group of characters — everything from romantic comedy to serious drama to the occasional action film.  In the process, he has appeared in some of the most iconic films … Continue reading

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

THE GUARD (2011) Starring Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham, David Wilmot, Rory Keenan, Mark Strong, Fionnula Flanagan, Dominique McElligott, Sarah Greene, Katarina Cas, Pat Shortt, Darren Healy, Laurence Kinlan and Gary Lydon. Screenplay by John Michael McDonagh. Directed by John Michael McDonagh. Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.   96 minutes.  Rated R. Irish Garda (police officer) Sgt. Gerry Boyle … Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS – PART 1  (2010) Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Richard Griffiths, John Hurt, Rhys Ifans, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Wright, Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs, Julie Walters, Evanna Lynch, Bill Nighy, Peter Mullan, Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, David … Continue reading

Martin McDonagh – Going Back to Bruges
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Martin McDonagh – Going Back to Bruges

Martin McDonagh Going Back to Bruges by Jay S. Jacobs Irish playwright Martin McDonagh has never played by the rules in the theater, so it should be of no surprise that his feature film debut as a screenwriter and director would be a quirky, fascinating affair. In Bruges tells the slightly surreal, definitely funny and often … Continue reading

Colin Farrell and Clémence Poésy – Love and Death in Bruges
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Colin Farrell and Clémence Poésy – Love and Death in Bruges

Colin Farrell and Clémence Poésy – Love and Death in Bruges by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on February 8, 2008 After a few years of toiling on big-budget blockbusters that only occasionally took flight – Oliver Stone’s Alexander and Michael Mann’s Miami Vice come to mind – Colin Farrell has definitely downsized for his … Continue reading

In Bruges (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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In Bruges (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

IN BRUGES (2008) Starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clemence Poesy, Jeremie Renier, Thekla Reute, Jordan Prentice, Zeljko Ivanek, Eric Godon, Mark Donovan, Rudy Blomme, Theo Stevenson, Elizabeth Berrington and Cieran Hinds. Screenplay by Martin McDonagh. Directed by Martin McDonagh. Distributed by Focus Features.  107 minutes.  Rated R. Beauty and ugliness, grandeur and seediness, … Continue reading