Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner
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Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner

Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner By Jay S. Jacobs Director Jason Reitman is known for taking on some pretty big subjects in his films. He took on lobbying in Thank You for Smoking. He set his sights on teenage pregnancy in Juno and corporate soullessness and greed in … Continue reading

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

TULLY (2018) Starring Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, Ron Livingston, Elaine Tan, Lia Frankland, Asher Miles Fallica, Gameela Wright, Tattiawna Jones, Emily Haine, Colleen Wheeler, Maddie Dixon-Poirier, Crystal Lonneberg, Katie Hayashida, Marceline Hugot, Michael Patrick Lane, Elfina Luk, Joshua Pak, Steven Roberts and Candus Churchill. Screenplay by Diablo Cody. Directed by Jason Reitman. Distributed … Continue reading

Men, Women & Children (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Men, Women & Children (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MEN, WOMAN & CHILDREN (2014) Starring Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Dean Norris, Kaitlyn Dever, Ansel Elgort, Travis Tope, Olivia Crocicchia, Elena Kampouris, Timothée Chalamet, Katherine C. Hughes, Will Peltz, Dennis Haysbert, J.K. Simmons, David Denman, Shane Lynch, Phil LaMarr and the voice of Emma Thompson. Screenplay by Jason Reitman and Erin … Continue reading

Labor Day (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Labor Day (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Labor Day Jason Reitman has been on quite a tear as a director.  His first four films – Thank You For Smoking, Juno, Up In the Air and Young Adult have not only been adventurously plotted, unexpectedly intriguing films, but on the quality scale they ranged from very good to excellent.  They have received critical plaudits and mostly done … Continue reading

Dirty Hands – The Art and Crimes of David Choe (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Dirty Hands – The Art and Crimes of David Choe (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DIRTY HANDS – THE ART AND CRIMES OF DAVID CHOE (2010) Featuring David Choe, Mama Choe, Papa Choe, Shepard Fairey, David Kinsey, Eric Nakamura, Saber and Martin Wong. Directed by Harry Kim. Distributed by Upper Playground.  92 minutes.  Not Rated. Can you go from graffiti artist and petty thief to celebrated modern artist without letting … Continue reading

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up to Make a Baby Mama
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up to Make a Baby Mama

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up to Make a Baby Mama by Brad Balfour Tina Fey and Amy Poehler — Saturday Night Live veterans and sketch comedy masters — are poised to challenge producer/writer/director Judd Apatow’s hegemony on R-rated comedy. They are the stars of Baby Mama, the opening night film for the 2008 Annual Tribeca Film Festival … Continue reading

Ellen Page Nurtures the Screen In Juno
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Ellen Page Nurtures the Screen In Juno

Ellen Page Nurtures the Screen In Juno by Brad Balfour When Juno was first released, who would have believed that this quirky comedy with a strong female perspective on youthful sexuality and teen pregnancy written by an ex-stripper would so resonate with both the public and the awards-nominating community? But impact it did, garnering key Oscar nominations, … Continue reading

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

JUNO (2007) Starring Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, JK Simmons, Olivia Thirlby, Rainn Wilson, Lucas MacFadden, Daniel Clark, Valerie Tian, Ashley Whillans, Candice Accola, Steven Christopher Parker, Kaaren de Zilva and Sierra Pitkin. Screenplay by Diablo Cody. Directed by Jason Reitman. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures. 92 minutes. Rated PG-13. … Continue reading