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

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

The Double http://www.popentertainment.com Though The Double is based on a Fyodor Dostoevsky story, the film almost feels like a Kafka-esque nightmare. It is an adventurous choice second film by British director and comedian Richard Ayoade, who caught a spark by making the intriguing coming-of-age drama Submarine in 2011.  Then he poured water on that spark by agreeing to take … Continue reading

Secret Policeman’s Ball – USA (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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Secret Policeman’s Ball – USA (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

The Secret Policeman’s Ball – USA The Secret Policeman’s Balls have been happening since the 1970s – star-studded musical and comic spectaculars performed for the benefit of the international human rights organization Amnesty International.  Created by Monty Python member John Cleese, the shows merged rock stars and comedians to raise money for the charity. The series … Continue reading

Friends With Kids (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Friends With Kids (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FRIENDS WITH KIDS (2012) Starring Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Chris O’Dowd, Edward Burns, Megan Fox, Lee Bryant, Kelly Bishop, Cotter Smith, Brian d’Arcy James, Derek Cecil, Ilana Levine, Owen Bento, Steven Weisz, Michael Dean, Rekha Luther, Mila McConaughey and Minka McConaughey. Screenplay by Jennifer Westfeldt. Directed by Jennifer Westfeldt. … Continue reading

Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott – That’s What Friends Are For
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Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott – That’s What Friends Are For

Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott That’s What Friends Are For by Jay S. Jacobs A while back actress and screenwriter Jennifer Westfeldt and her long-time boyfriend, Mad Men star Jon Hamm, noticed something odd happening in their lives.  Many of their friends, people who they used to go out with all the time, were now parents.  Slowly, … Continue reading

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

BRIDESMAIDS (2011) Starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendy McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Matt Lucas, Jill Clayburgh, Rebel Wilson, Michael Hitchcock, Chynna Phillips, Wendy Wilson  and Carnie Wilson. Screenplay by Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo. Directed by Paul Feig. Distributed by Universal Pictures.   124 minutes.  Rated R. Judd Apatow’s specialized brand … Continue reading