Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit
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Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit by Brad Balfour Attending a Joker screening a second time – thanks to Deadline‘s Awardsline screening series – not only provided further insight but also a chance to hear director Todd Phillips explain himself, just as he … Continue reading

Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock & Oona Yaffe – On the Big Screen Before They Know It
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Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock & Oona Yaffe – On the Big Screen Before They Know It

Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock & Oona Yaffe On the Big Screen Before They Know It by Jay S. Jacobs It makes sense that Hannah Pearl Utt and Jen Tullock’s first film looks at the downtown New York theater world, because that was where it all began for them. The two met years ago in … Continue reading

Phil Collins – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY – October 14, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Phil Collins – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY – October 14, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Phil Collins – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY – October 14, 2018 After a fairly long layoff, Phil Collins proved you can’t hurry retirement. After re-emerging a couple of years ago during the opening night of the US Open in Queens NY and releasing a series of his classic albums complete with side-by-side before and … Continue reading

Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd Get Unplugged with Juliet, Naked
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Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd Get Unplugged with Juliet, Naked

Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd Get Unplugged with Juliet, Naked by Jay S. Jacobs Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd play a long-time couple coming to the end of the road in the music-oriented romantic comedy Juliet, Naked. However, you wouldn’t have been able to tell that when we recently met up with the two at … Continue reading

Poison – It Don’t Get Better Than This
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Poison – It Don’t Get Better Than This

Poison It Don’t Get Better Than This By Jay S. Jacobs Ready to feel old? It’s been 30 years since Poison released their second album, Open Up and Say… Ahh!, which featured the hit singles “Nothin’ But a Good Time,” “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” “Fallen Angel” and a cover of Loggins and Messina’s “Your … Continue reading

Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
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Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Neil Meron and Marc Platt Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert by Jay S. Jacobs In 1970, a pair of fairly unknown composers named Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice released a concept album called Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera about the life of Christ looking through a (then-) modern prism. The record was … Continue reading

The Deuce (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Deuce (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Deuce The Complete First Season (HBO Home Entertainment – 2018) New York City in the 70s was dirty, sleazy, violent and wild, but it also had a certain throbbing energy that the current Disney-ification of the city has pretty much defanged. Long before sky-high rents and massive chain stores turned the city into the … Continue reading