Chrissy Metz – Breakthrough Faithfully Makes Actress a Film Star and Garners Her an Oscar Nom for Its Featured Song
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Chrissy Metz – Breakthrough Faithfully Makes Actress a Film Star and Garners Her an Oscar Nom for Its Featured Song

Chrissy Metz Breakthrough Faithfully Makes Actress a Film Star and Garners Her an Oscar Nom for Its Featured Song by Brad Balfour It used to be that faith-based films were low-budget productions, cheaply made with cheesy storytelling and wooden acting – more about propagandizing than worthy narrative. Nowadays, they’re labelled as contemporary Christian and as … Continue reading

Rita Coolidge – Living in the Spirit World
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Rita Coolidge – Living in the Spirit World

Rita Coolidge Living in the Spirit World by Jay S. Jacobs If Rita Coolidge didn’t have a life as interesting as she has, it would seem like someone had to make it up. She showed up in Hollywood as a teen, a young woman proud of her Native American heritage and blessed with a sweet … Continue reading

Sean Baker – Looking at the Dark Side of the Happiest Place on Earth with The Florida Project
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Sean Baker – Looking at the Dark Side of the Happiest Place on Earth with The Florida Project

Sean Baker Looking at the Dark Side of the Happiest Place on Earth with The Florida Project by Jay S. Jacobs Much like the characters in his films, indie director Sean Baker has spent most of his life toiling under the radar. In a writing/directing career that has spawned seven movies in 17 years (plus … Continue reading

The Florida Project (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Florida Project (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE FLORIDA PROJECT (2017) Starring Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto, Bria Vinaite, Christopher Rivera, Mela Murder, Josie Olivo, Caleb Landry Jones, Macon Blair, Sandy Kane, Karren Karagulian, Carl Bradfield, Terry Allen Jones, Aiden Malik, Jason Blackwater, Jim R. Coleman, Kelly Fitzgerald, Sabina Friedman-Seitz and Gary B. Gross. Screenplay by Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch. … Continue reading

James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town
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James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town

James Patterson and Tim Malloy Investigate the Murder of a Small Town by Jay S. Jacobs They are not the type of towns that most people notice.  Belle Glade and Pahokee are on the far west side of Florida’s opulent Palm Beach County.  They are an hour drive from the glamorous estates, world-famous shopping and … Continue reading

Jake Marcionette – Surviving in the YA World
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Jake Marcionette – Surviving in the YA World

Jake Marcionette Surviving in the YA World by Jay S. Jacobs When you hear the term Young Adult books, you tend to think of these younger people as being the readers of the books, not the writers. Jake Marcionette is doing his part to change that conception. Marcionette was only 12 years old when he … Continue reading

Jersey Shore- Season Two Uncensored (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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Jersey Shore- Season Two Uncensored (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

Jersey Shore Season Two Uncensored (Paramount Home Video-2010) That sound you hear is not your brain cells slowly shriveling, nor is it your soul dying just a little bit.  No, it is merely the return of Jersey Shore. Not that the second season of Jersey Shore actually takes place in New Jersey.  This time out your JS posse is flown down to a … Continue reading

Cougar Town – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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Cougar Town – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

Cougar Town The Complete First Season (Buena Vista Home Video-2010) It is rare for a new TV series to be met with the kind of derision that Cougar Town faced upon its debut last fall. It was somewhat surprising, too.  After all, it was created by Bill Lawrence, who previously had run the very funny series Spin City and Scrubs.  It stars … Continue reading

Jerry Wexler – The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues
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Jerry Wexler – The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues

Jerry Wexler The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues by Ronald Sklar The bookends of Jerry Wexler’s life are predictable and ordinary – it’s the middle that is practically unbelievable. He was born in 1917, to a poor Jewish family in the Bronx, and is currently battling poor health in Sarasota, Florida. That’s probably where he and … Continue reading

Daniel Tosh is Not Completely Serious
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Daniel Tosh is Not Completely Serious

Daniel Tosh is Not Completely Serious by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on September 9, 2007. “I don’t have a girlfriend in every city in the country,” Daniel Tosh explains. But some people think: why shouldn’t he?  He’s young.  He’s single.  He’s a hip and happening stand-up comedian.  The women must be lining up, right? … Continue reading