The Curse of La Llorona (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Curse of La Llorona (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA (2019) Starring Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, Roman Christou, Marisol Ramirez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Tony Amendola, DeLaRosa Rivera, Madeleine McGraw, Sierra Heuermann, Sophia Santi, Oliver Alexander, Jethan Camarena, Irene Keng, John Marshall Jones and Paul Rodriguez. Screenplay by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. Directed by Michael Chaves. … Continue reading

Gustavo Steinberg – Setting Free Tito and the Birds
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Gustavo Steinberg – Setting Free Tito and the Birds

Gustavo Steinberg Setting Free Tito and the Birds By Jay S. Jacobs Brazilian director Gustavo Steinberg has finally broken through to the American market, and it is with his first animated film. However, even though it has been made for children, Tito and the Birds is a trenchant and surprisingly nuanced film about the modern … Continue reading

Tami Stronach – The Childlike Empress Has Grown Up But is Still Neverending
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Tami Stronach – The Childlike Empress Has Grown Up But is Still Neverending

Tami Stronach The Childlike Empress Has Grown Up But is Still Neverending by Bonnie Paul I was 11 years old when The Neverending Story premiered in theaters in 1984. I remember, vividly, that as soon as I returned from the theater, our family pulled out paper and started writing and illustrating our own neverending stories. … Continue reading

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

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

EMELIE (2016) Starring Sarah Bolger, Joshua Rush, Carly Adams, Thomas Bair, Susan Pourfar, Frank Rossi, Dante Hoagland, Elizabeth Jayne, Randi Langdon, Chris Beetem, Carl Bailey, Brian Mysliwy, Doreen Donovan Corkin, Daniel James, Michael Joseph Dugan, Sara Kow-Falcone and Robert Bozek. Screenplay by Rich Herbeck. Directed by Michael Thelin. Distributed by Dark Sky Films.  80 minutes.  … Continue reading

Robert De Niro – The Actor and Filmmaker Shaped Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale As His Directorial Debut
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Robert De Niro – The Actor and Filmmaker Shaped Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale As His Directorial Debut

Robert De Niro – The Actor and Filmmaker Shaped Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale As His Directorial Debut by Brad Balfour On February 26, 2014, the First Time Fest team held a special event in tandem with Tribeca Enterprises in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of A Bronx Tale, Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro‘s directorial debut. Since the concept of the fest is … Continue reading

Bryan Callen – It’s A Man’s, Man’s World
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Bryan Callen – It’s A Man’s, Man’s World

Bryan Callen – It’s A Man’s, Man’s World by Jay S. Jacobs Stand up comedian.  Actor.  Podcast host.  Father.  Occasional color commentary guy.  Seeker of knowledge.  Chronicler of sexual roles. You don’t want to be the dude responsible for keeping Bryan Callen’s résumé current. You’ve seen him on TV, or on the big screen, or in the … Continue reading

Shontelle – Making Her Battle Cry
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Shontelle – Making Her Battle Cry

Shontelle Making Her Battle Cry by Abraham Kuranga The easiest thing to do, when listening to Shontelle, is to compare her to another island songstress.  The quick comparison to Rihanna is nothing new to Shontelle, but is definitely something she is about to shed. “It doesn’t bother us,” says Shontelle of the comparison to her … Continue reading

Gail O’Grady – Roles of a Lifetime
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Gail O’Grady – Roles of a Lifetime

Gail O’Grady Roles of a Lifetime by Ronald Sklar “I did Celebrity Poker, and it was the first time I ever played,” actress Gail O’Grady tells me, and this should surprise me, shouldn’t it. You would think that the beauty and the brains were enough to get her by in life, that those heavy doors swing … Continue reading