Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, Phyllis Nagy & Todd Haynes Look Back at the Lost World of 60 Years Ago with Carol
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Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, Phyllis Nagy & Todd Haynes Look Back at the Lost World of 60 Years Ago with Carol

Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, Phyllis Nagy & Todd Haynes Look Back at the Lost World of 60 Years Ago with Carol by Jay S. Jacobs “There was not a moment when she did not see Carol in her mind, and all she saw, she seemed to see through Carol.” That … Continue reading

Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin – Dark Days at Bates Motel
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Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin – Dark Days at Bates Motel

Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin Dark Days at Bates Motel by Jay S. Jacobs It’s always dangerous trying to update a masterpiece, so people were understandably concerned when A&E announced a few years ago that they were creating a modern-day prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic Psycho.  Two years later, though, … Continue reading

Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin – Checking In To Bates Motel
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Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin – Checking In To Bates Motel

Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin – Checking In To Bates Motel by Jay S. Jacobs It takes a certain amount of self-confidence to take on an iconic character and try to make it your own. Therefore, it must have given Vera Farmiga pause when she was offered the role of arguably the most infamous mom … Continue reading

Derek Luke – Finds That Working on Television Doesn’t Have to Be Traumatic
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Derek Luke – Finds That Working on Television Doesn’t Have to Be Traumatic

Derek Luke Finds That Working on Television Doesn’t Have to Be Traumatic by Jay S. Jacobs   In recent years, more and more actors are making the leap from feature films to television. What once had been a bit of a taboo has exploded, with many name movie actors finding stimulating work on series television – … Continue reading

Tim Robbins and Derek Luke – The Two Sides of Catch a Fire
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Tim Robbins and Derek Luke – The Two Sides of Catch a Fire

TIM ROBBINS AND DEREK LUKE THE TWO SIDES OF CATCH A FIRE BY JAY S. JACOBS In any revolution, there are many foot soldiers – normal people who are pushed too far and play a vital role in the changing world values.  The people like Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Tutu may have played a larger role, … Continue reading

Billy Bob Thornton Gets on Base with Bad News Bears
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Billy Bob Thornton Gets on Base with Bad News Bears

Billy Bob Thornton Gets on Base with Bad News Bears By Brad Balfour Lately actor/director Billy Bob Thorton has been grabbing the spotlight for films that aren’t obviously styled as the mature dramatic hits he starred in before—films such as the hard-hitting and provocative (and award-winning) Monster’s Ball and Sling Blade (for which he won a screenwriting Oscar). Yet, … Continue reading

Friday Night Lights (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Friday Night Lights (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2004) Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Derek Luke, Jay Hernandez, Lucas Black, Garrett Hedlund, Tim McGraw, Lee Jackson, Lee Thompson Young, Grover Coulson, Connie Britton, Connie Cooper, Kasey Stevens, Ryanne Duzich, Amber Heard, Morgan Farris, Laine Kelly, Gavin Grazer, Turk Pipkin, Dr. Carey Windler, Tommy G. Kendrick, Brad Leland and Lillian Langford. Screenplay … Continue reading