Dexter Fletcher – Director Taps into Elton John’s Life to Make Rocketman a Real-Life Musical Fantasy and Garner the Master Musician An Oscar Nom
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Dexter Fletcher – Director Taps into Elton John’s Life to Make Rocketman a Real-Life Musical Fantasy and Garner the Master Musician An Oscar Nom

by Brad Balfour Thanks to director Dexter Fletcher, Elton John’s successes and travails are transformed into the mega-pop star’s redemption song through the film Rocketman. Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947, Elton went from being a shy child prodigy to outrageous stardom and survived. This English singer / songwriter / pianist / composer … Continue reading

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

ROCKETMAN (2019) Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Gemma Jones, Bryce Dallas Howard, Stephen Graham, Steven Mackintosh, Tate Donovan, Charlie Rowe, Matthew Illesley, Kit Connor, Harriet Walter, Jess Radomska, Jason Pennycooke, Kamil Lemieszewski, Steven Mackintosh, Jimmy Vee, Rachel Muldoon, Celinde Schoenmaker and Emily Tebbutt. Screenplay by Lee Hall. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. Distributed by … Continue reading

Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell Talk About Becoming Superheroes in Making Fantastic Four
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Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell Talk About Becoming Superheroes in Making Fantastic Four

Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell Talk About Becoming Superheroes in Making Fantastic Four by Brad Balfour In the aftermath of Fantastic Four‘s opening, critical reaction hasn’t exactly been glowing. From established critics to the blogosphere, from the Rotten Tomato reporters to serious fan-geeks, this Fantastic Four re-imagining hasn’t fared well — though maybe it is an overreaction, given … Continue reading

Jane Eyre (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Jane Eyre (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

JANE EYRE (2011) Starring Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench, Sally Hawkins, Imogen Poots, Holliday Grainger, Tamzin Merchant, Freya Wilson, Jayne Wisener, Craig Roberts, Sophie Ward, Valentina Cervi, Simon McBurney and Harry Lloyd. Screenplay by Moira Buffini. Directed by Cary Fukunaga. Distributed by Focus Features. 115 minutes. Rated PG-13. It’s taking on quite … Continue reading

Flags of Our Fathers (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Flags of Our Fathers (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS  (2006) Starring Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, Barry Pepper, John Benjamin Hickey, John Slattery, Jamie Bell, Paul Walker, Robert Patrick, Neil McDonough, Melanie Lynskey, Tom McCarthy, Judith Ivey, George Grizzard, Harve Presnell, Len Cariou, Gordon Clapp, Tom Verica, David Clennon and David Rasche. Screenplay by William Broyles, Jr. and Paul … Continue reading

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

THE CHUMSCRUBBER (2005) Starring Glenn Close, William Fitchner, Ralph Fiennes, Lauren Holly, Allison Janney, Carrie-Anne Moss, Rita Wilson, Jamie Bell, Camilla Belle, Justin Chatwin, Rory Culkin, Thomas Curtis, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jason Isaacs, John Heard, Kathy Copeland, Clam Davis, Tim DeKay, David Ellison, Richard Gleason, Caroline Goodall, Susan Hegerty, Josh Janowicz, Eric Jungman, Aaron Kiser, … Continue reading

King Kong (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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King Kong (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

KING KONG (2005) Starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Andy Serkis, Jamie Bell, Kyle Chandler, Lobo Chan, Thomas Kretschmann, Evan Parke, Colin Hanks, John Sumner, David Dengelo, Stephen Hall, Richard Kavanaugh, Louis Sutherland, Ray Woolf, Geraldine Brophy, Joe Folau, John Clarke and William Wallace. Screenplay by Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh. Directed … Continue reading