Long Weekend (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Long Weekend (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

LONG WEEKEND (2021) Starring Finn Wittrock, Zoë Chao, Damon Wayans Jr., Casey Wilson, Jim Rash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellison Randell, Carter Morgan, Dylan Wittrock, Deanna Barillari, Andrew Secunda, Haley Rawson, Cyrina Fiallo, Amber Crews, Gia Galardi and the voices of Jennifer Irwin, Jess Jacobs and Steve Basilone. Screenplay by Steve Basilone. Directed by Steve Basilone. Distributed … Continue reading

Come Play (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Come Play (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

COME PLAY (2020) Starring Azhy Robertson, Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr., Winslow Fegley, Jayden Marine, Gavin MacIver-Wright, Rachel Wilson, Alana-Ashley Marques, Dalmar Abuzeid, Ishan Morris, Ana Araujo and Kate Fenton. Screenplay by Jacob Chase. Directed by Jacob Chase. Distributed by Focus Features. 96 minutes. Rated PG-13. Before she became known as one of the smartest, … Continue reading

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

DOWNHILL (2020) Starring Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Zach Woods, Zoë Chao, Miranda Otto, Julian Grey, Ammon Jacob Ford, Kristofer Hivju, Alex Macqueen, Julian Grey, Giulio Berruti, Nadiv Molcho, Jono Bergmann, Peter Schorn, Ferdinand Ramml, Kimberly Rydell, Hélène Cardona, Anita Hafner and Matt Lindquist. Screenplay by Jesse Armstrong and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash. Directed by … Continue reading

Joel McHale and Jim Rash – Rebooting Community
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Joel McHale and Jim Rash – Rebooting Community

Joel McHale and Jim Rash – Rebooting Community by Jay S. Jacobs When we last left GreendaleCommunity College, anarchy reigned.  After a marginally successful flirtation with some new show runners following series creator Dan Harmon’s being shown the door at the end of season three, Jeff Winger and his study group had graduated, the college … Continue reading

The Way Way Back (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Way Way Back (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The Way, Way Back The Way, Way Back is nothing you haven’t seen before: a coming-of-age drama set at a beach resort during summer vacation.  However, it is rare that these somewhat overdone plot points are done as smartly and confidently as done here by co-writers/co-directors Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, who shared the Best … Continue reading

Sam Rockwell, Nat Faxon, AnnaSophia Robb, Liam James, Jim Rash, Toni Collette and Allison Janney – Finding the Way Way Back
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Sam Rockwell, Nat Faxon, AnnaSophia Robb, Liam James, Jim Rash, Toni Collette and Allison Janney – Finding the Way Way Back

Sam Rockwell, Nat Faxon, AnnaSophia Robb, Liam James, Jim Rash, Toni Collette and Allison Janney – Finding the Way Way Back by Jay S. Jacobs Summer vacation is always a time of great growth and change. Perhaps this is most true for Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, the writers and directors of the surprisingly funny … Continue reading

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

THE DESCENDANTS (2011) Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Beau Bridges, Robert Forster, Barbara L. Southern, Rob Huebel, Mary Birdsong, Laird Hamilton, Karen Kuioka Hironaga, Carmen Kaichi, Celia Kenney, Matt Reese, Scott Michael Morgan and Patti Hastie. Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Directed by … Continue reading

Joel McHale and Dan Harmon – It Takes a Community
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Joel McHale and Dan Harmon – It Takes a Community

Joel McHale and Dan Harmon It Takes a Community by Jay S. Jacobs After an extended winter break, the crazy students and faculty at Greendale Community College are back on campus – and you know what that means, new episodes of the cult fave must-see sitcom Community.  A few days before the show returned with a rash of new spring … Continue reading

Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash – Community Theater with a Surreal Bent
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Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash – Community Theater with a Surreal Bent

Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash Community Theater with a Surreal Bent by Jay S. Jacobs They call Community “the little show that could,” so it comes as little surprise that the cult-favorite series was renewed by NBC for at least 13 episodes in a fourth season. The wonderfully surreal situation comedy – which has made something of … Continue reading