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

Siddharth Dhananjay – Playing Patti Cake$ with Film Stardom
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Siddharth Dhananjay – Playing Patti Cake$ with Film Stardom

Siddharth Dhananjay Playing Patti Cake$ with Film Stardom by Jay S. Jacobs Siddharth Dhananjay has had one of the weirdest rides to the big time in recent memory. The young Indian/American actor has recently done his first acting job ever, co-starring as best friend Jheri in the critically acclaimed new film Patti Cake$. Not bad … Continue reading

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

LION (2016) Starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, David Wenham, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Divian Ladwa, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Pallavi Sharda and Eamon Farren. Screenplay by Luke Davies. Directed by Garth Davis. Distributed by The Weinstein Company.  121 minutes.  Rated PG-13. A few months ago, when I asked Oscar-nominated … Continue reading

Luke Davies – An Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Enters the Lion Den
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Luke Davies – An Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Enters the Lion Den

Luke Davies An Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Enters the Lion Den by Jay S. Jacobs When Luke Davies first heard the story of Saroo Brierley – an Indian man who lost his way home as a five year old boy, ended up getting adopted by a couple in Australia, and only found his birth family 25 years … Continue reading

William Shatner & Terry Bradshaw – It’s Never Too Late
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William Shatner & Terry Bradshaw – It’s Never Too Late

William Shatner & Terry Bradshaw It’s Never Too Late by Jay S. Jacobs Better Late Than Never has one of the crazier television premises to come along in a while.  Take four pop culture living legends – two from television and two from athletics: William Shatner, a/k/a Captain Kirk of Star Trek, Henry Winkler better … Continue reading

Belinda Carlisle – Loosens Her Lips
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Belinda Carlisle – Loosens Her Lips

Belinda Carlisle – Loosens Her Lips by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on July 17, 2010. “It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done, actually,” Belinda Carlisle admits, chuckling. That’s a pretty impressive statement coming from a woman who has regularly defied the odds to make her dreams come true.  When she was … Continue reading

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

LOOKING FOR COMEDY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD (2006) Starring Albert Brooks John Carroll Lynch, Sheetal Sheth, Jon Tenney, Fred Dalton Thompson, Amy Ryan, Homie Doroodian, Kavi Raz, Emma Lockhart and Penny Marshall. Screenplay by Albert Brooks. Directed by Albert Brooks. Distributed by Warner Independent Pictures. 98 minutes. Rated PG-13. The divide between the Eastern and … Continue reading