After Darkness (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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After Darkness (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

AFTER DARKNESS (2017) Starring Tim Daly, Kyra Sedgwick, Natalia Dyer, John Patrick Amedori, Roberto Aguire, Valorie Curry, Sam Daly and Christina Mandrell. Screenplay by Fernando Diez Barroso. Directed by Batan Silva. Distributed by Lionsgate. 98 minutes. Rated R. I totally get the dramatic possibilities of the end of the world. I just wish it didn’t … Continue reading

Phillip P. Keene – Giving the Buzz on Major Crimes
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Phillip P. Keene – Giving the Buzz on Major Crimes

Phillip P. Keene Giving the Buzz on Major Crimes by Jay S. Jacobs It’s hard enough to find a good role in a hit series in modern Hollywood. Phillip P. Keene knows that he has gotten an extraordinary opportunity, to play the same fan-favorite role in two different series now, for over a decade. Keene … Continue reading

The Edge of Seventeen (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Edge of Seventeen (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN (2016) Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Ly Richardson, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick, Hayden Szeto, Alexander Calvert, Eric Keenleyside, Nesta Cooper, Daniel Bacon, Lina Renna, Ava Grace Cooper, Christian Michael Cooper, Jena Skodje, Josh Simpson, Kavandeep Hayre, Meredith Monroe, Katie Stuart, Lyle Reginald, Chris Shields, Christian Lagasse, Kirsten Robek, Paul Herbert … Continue reading

Secret Policeman’s Ball – USA (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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Secret Policeman’s Ball – USA (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

The Secret Policeman’s Ball – USA The Secret Policeman’s Balls have been happening since the 1970s – star-studded musical and comic spectaculars performed for the benefit of the international human rights organization Amnesty International.  Created by Monty Python member John Cleese, the shows merged rock stars and comedians to raise money for the charity. The series … Continue reading

Mary McDonnell – Taking on Major Crimes
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Mary McDonnell – Taking on Major Crimes

Mary McDonnell Taking on Major Crimes by Jay S. Jacobs Slow and steady does it.  Not just for Captain Sharon Raydor, the former Internal Affairs officer in the popular TNT series The Closer who has just taken over the squad in the spin-off series Major Crimes, but also for Mary McDonnell, the actress who plays her. The actress has … Continue reading

Kyra Sedgwick and James Duff – Bringing in The Closer
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Kyra Sedgwick and James Duff – Bringing in The Closer

Kyra Sedgwick and James Duff – Bringing in The Closer by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on December 3, 2010. For years it was unheard of for movie actors to take roles on television series, but Kyra Sedgwick has played a huge role in changing that concept. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Sedgwick had … Continue reading

The Closer – The Complete Fifth Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Closer – The Complete Fifth Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Closer The Complete Fifth Season (Warner Bros. Home Video-2010) Cable television has become a nurturing destination for respected film actresses who have never quite found the stardom they perhaps deserved.  Much like in the cases of Glenn Close (Damages), Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight) and Holly Hunter (State of Grace), Kyra Sedgwick’s has rejuvenated … Continue reading