Love, Cecil (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Love, Cecil (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

LOVE, CECIL (2017) Featuring Hamish Bowles, Leslie Caron, David Hockney, Isaac Mizrahi, David Bailey, Manolo Blahnik, Susanna Brown, Peter Eyre, Philippe Garner, Ray Gurton, Nicky Haslam, Alastair Macaulay, Robin Muir and archival footage of Cecil Beaton. Narrated by Rupert Everett. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Distributed by Zeitgeist Films. 99 minutes. Not Rated. Cecil Beaton … Continue reading

Darkest Hour (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Darkest Hour (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DARKEST HOUR (2017) Starring Gary Oldman, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane, Kristin Scott Thomas, Samuel West, Jordan Waller, Beatrice Stein, Ronald Pickup, Nicholas Jones, David Schofield, Richard Lumsden, Malcolm Storry, Hannah Steele, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Anna Burnett and Jordan Waller. Screenplay by Anthony McCarten. Directed by Joe Wright. Distributed by Focus Features. 114 minutes. … Continue reading

Victoria & Abdul (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Victoria & Abdul (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

VICTORIA & ABDUL (2017) Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Olivia Williams, Eddie Izzard, Simon Callow, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar, Fenella Woolgar, Julian Wadham and Deano Bugatti. Screenplay by Lee Hall. Directed by Stephen Frears. Distributed by Focus Features. 112 minutes. Rated PG-13. Have you ever seen those cute YouTube videos where two very … Continue reading

A United Kingdom (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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A United Kingdom (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

A UNITED KINGDOM (2017) Starring David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto, Jessica Oyelowo, Arnold Oceng, Anton Lesser, Anastasia Hille, Jack Lowden, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Vusi Kunene, Theo Landey, Abena Ayivor, Charlotte Hope and Donald Molosi. Screenplay by Guy Hibbert. Directed by Amma Asante. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.  111 minutes.  … Continue reading

Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges and Kether Donohue – Who’s the Worst?
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Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges and Kether Donohue – Who’s the Worst?

Aya Cash, Chris Geere, Desmin Borges and Kether Donohue Who’s The Worst? by Jay S. Jacobs http://popentertainment-interviews.tumblr.com/post/92087059959/aya-cash-chris-geere-desmin-borges-and-kether The missing component in most romantic comedies is a refreshing dose of hardened cynicism, and FX’s new series You’re the Worst has a heaping helping of that special ingredient.  The show is basically an anti-Valentine, a perfect bouquet … Continue reading

Dom Hemingway (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Dom Hemingway (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Dom Hemingway Antiheroes definitely have a place in movies.  Let’s face it, sometimes screwed-up losers are much more interesting than happy, settled, evolved characters. However, it can be something of a balancing act.  How far can you go into the dark side without totally losing your audience?  How far into the muck will the film … Continue reading

Tanita Tikaram – Can’t Go Back (A Music Review)
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Tanita Tikaram – Can’t Go Back (A Music Review)

http://www.popentertainment.com/tikaram.htm Tanita Tikaram – Can’t Go Back (Eagle Rock) Tanita Tikaram sounded much older than only nineteen when she released her 1988 debut album Ancient Heart.  This was not simply due to her hushed, husky vocal delivery, but it was also due to the shockingly mature introspection of the songwriting.  Ancient Heart was released to … Continue reading

The King’s Speech (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The King’s Speech (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE KING’S SPEECH (2010) Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Michael Gambon, Jennifer Ehle, Derek Jacobi, Max Callum, James Currie, Claire Bloom and Eve Best. Screenplay by David Seidler. Directed by Tom Hooper. Distributed by The Weinstein Company. 118 minutes. Rated R. Going just from the basic description of The … Continue reading

Mary McCormack – Hiding In Plain Sight
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Mary McCormack – Hiding In Plain Sight

Mary McCormack Hiding In Plain Sight by Jay S. Jacobs Mary McCormack has spent most of the past decade circling stardom and with the new USA Network series In Plain Sight; she may finally touch down as a full-blown star.  In the new series – created by first-time producer David Maples – McCormack plays Mary Shannon, … Continue reading

Helen Mirren Presents a Queenly Performance
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Helen Mirren Presents a Queenly Performance

Helen Mirren Presents a Queenly Performance by Brad Balfour For Golden Globe-winning actress Helen Mirren, playing Her Majesty Elizabeth II in The Queen wasn’t such a stretch since she had already given a masterful rendition of another monarch with her uncanny portrayal of Elizabeth I in the 2005 British mini-series. The 61-year old Mirren’s experience in preparing … Continue reading