Thomas Ian Nicholas – Life in the Convention Lane
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Thomas Ian Nicholas – Life in the Convention Lane

Thomas Ian Nicholas Life in the Convention Lane by Jay S. Jacobs Catching up with Thomas Ian Nicholas on the floor of the Philadelphia Wizard World, he hasn’t changed all that much from the kid who starred in the 90s classic films Rookie of the Year and American Pie. Whether playing the fantasy role of … Continue reading

Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees
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Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees

Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees by Brad Balfour Just as the Waterford ball drops, so does the anticipation for the 75th annual Golden Globes — the first major awards show of 2018. Being broadcast live, the show can be seen on NBC, Sunday, January 6th, starting at … Continue reading

True Story (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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True Story (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

TRUE STORY (2015) Starring Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones, Gretchen Mol, Ethan Suplee, Robert John Burke, Maria Dizzia, Genevieve Angelson, Betty Gilpin, Joel Marsh Garland, John Sharian, Dana Eskelson, Auden Thornton, Robert Stanton and Rebecca Henderson. Screenplay by Rupert Goold and David Kajganich. Directed by Rupert Goold. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.  100 minutes.  … Continue reading

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

THE INTERVIEW (2014) Starring Seth Rogen, James Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park, Diana Bang, Timothy Simons, Reese Alexander, James Yi, Paul Bae, Geoff Gustafson, Dominique Lalonde, Anesha Bailey, Anders Holm, Ben Schwartz, Brian Williams, Guy Fieri, Bill Maher, Rob Lowe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Eminem. Screenplay by Dan Sterling. Directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. … Continue reading

James Franco – The Actor/Director Finds Salvation in Child of God
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James Franco – The Actor/Director Finds Salvation in Child of God

James Franco – The Actor/Director Finds Salvation in Child of God by Brad Balfour The long journey to bring Cormac McCarthy’s controversial novel Child of God to the screen has taken the film from first being screened at last year’s New York Film Fest to finally getting a distributor and landing in cinemas. From its first … Continue reading

About Cherry (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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About Cherry (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

About Cherry http://www.popentertainment.com/aboutcherry.htm Unlike most films which delve into pornography, About Cherry takes the somewhat risky tactic of having its heroine not be destroyed by her involvement in the world of adult films.  In fact, she appears to be a rather grounded young woman who knows she can never make this kind of money doing … Continue reading

David Oyelowo Is Enjoying a Championship Season
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David Oyelowo Is Enjoying a Championship Season

David Oyelowo Is Enjoying a Championship Season by Brad Balfour Born in Britain, part of a royal Nigerian family, raised there and in England, 36-year-old actor David Oyelowo is enjoying a remarkable run – garnering more prominent roles and rising billing in films with bigger and bigger actors. This increasingly favorable career surge doesn’t seem like it’s going to abate any … Continue reading

Date Night (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Date Night (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DATE NIGHT (2010) Starring Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson, Jimmi Simpson, Common, Ray Liotta, James Franco, Mila Kunis, William Fichtner, Leighton Meester, Kristen Wiig, Mark Ruffalo, Bill Burr, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Savannah Paige Rae, J.B. Smoove, Nick Kroll, Olivia Munn, Jon Bernthal, Ari Graynor and Will.i.am. Screenplay by Josh Klausner. Directed … Continue reading

Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Alison Pill, Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black – Recruited by Harvey Milk
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Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Alison Pill, Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black – Recruited by Harvey Milk

Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Alison Pill, Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black – Recruited by Harvey Milk by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on November 26, 2008. “I’m Harvey Milk, and I’m here to recruit you!” This was the battle cry of 1970s San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, the first … Continue reading

Seth Rogen and James Franco Light Up Pineapple Express
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Seth Rogen and James Franco Light Up Pineapple Express

Seth Rogen and James Franco Light Up Pineapple Express by Brad Balfour Over the last few years producer/writer/director Judd Apatow has made himself into a mini-mogul shepherding along a string of R-rated comedies that have varied from brilliant to inane. Along the way he has provided a platform for a crop of like-minded talents ranging … Continue reading