Kimberley Datnow and Amy Datnow – Taking on Their Daddy Issues
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Kimberley Datnow and Amy Datnow – Taking on Their Daddy Issues

Kimberley Datnow and Amy Datnow Taking on Their Daddy Issues By Jay S. Jacobs The early passing of their father inspired sisters and British filmmakers Kimberley and Amy Datnow to get together to work on a film. However, they didn’t want to make it a sad, depressing story. That’s not who they were, nor was … Continue reading

Jane Birkin – Cultural Icon / Singer / Actor / Writer Presents a One-Time Concert
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Jane Birkin – Cultural Icon / Singer / Actor / Writer Presents a One-Time Concert

Jane Birkin Cultural Icon / Singer / Actor / Writer Presents a One-Time Concert – Birkin Gainsbourg The Symphonic by Brad Balfour In the late-’60s, a French song, “Je t’aime, moi non plus,” came out and stirred both controversy and accolades as well as becoming an international pop hit – even getting considerable airplay in … Continue reading

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE (2019) Featuring Nancy Bacal, Jan Christian Mollestad, Jeffrey Brown, Helle Goldman, Richard Vick, Aviva Layton, Judy Collins, Julie Felix, John Simon, Ron Cornelius, Billy Donovan, George Slater, Judy Scott, John Lissauer, Don Lowe, Nick Broomfield and archival footage of Marianne Ihlen and Leonard Cohen. Directed by Nick Broomfield. Distributed … Continue reading

k.d. lang: Ingénue Redux – Live at the Majestic Theater (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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k.d. lang: Ingénue Redux – Live at the Majestic Theater (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

K.D. LANG: INGÉNUE REDUX – LIVE FROM THE MAJESTIC THEATER (2019) Featuring k.d. lang, Daniel Clarke, David Piltch, Grecco Buratto, Rich Hinman, Andrew Borger, Moorea Masa and Tahirah Memory. Directed by Daniel E. Catullo III. Distributed by MVD Visual. 106 minutes. Not Rated. k.d. lang’s career was in kind of a weird place twenty-five years … Continue reading

Nico, 1988 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Nico, 1988 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

NICO, 1988 (2018) Starring Trine Dyrholm, John Gordon Sinclair, Anamaria Marinca, Sandor Funtek, Thomas Trabacchi, Karina Fernandez, Calvin Demba, Francesco Colella, Freddy Drabble, Matt Patresi and archival footage of Andy Warhol and Nico. Screenplay by Susanna Nicchiarelli. Directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures. 93 minutes. Rated R. 80s cult-favorite new wave band named … Continue reading

Bob Seger – I Knew You When (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Bob Seger – I Knew You When (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Bob Seger – I Knew You When (Capitol) You may take it from the wistful title and the cover photo of a fresh-faced, 20-something Bob Seger staring out at you that his latest album would be a celebration of the music he grew up listening to. Instead, I Knew You When is a look backward, … Continue reading

Kris Kristofferson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – January 25, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Kris Kristofferson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – January 25, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Kris Kristofferson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – January 25, 2017 Songwriter.  Movie star.  Outlaw.  Rhodes Scholar.  Addict.  Singer.  Soldier.  Character actor.  Sex symbol.  Penitent.  Athlete.  Storyteller.  Poet.  Party Animal.  Silver-Tongued Devil.  Military brat.  Rebel.  Highwayman.  Janitor.  Half of a celebrity couple.  Cowboy.  Old coot.  Legend. Kris Kristofferson has worn a lot of … Continue reading

Tom Jones (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Tom Jones (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Tom Jones – Theater of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – May 17, 2013 The youthful and charismatic Prince of Wales of yore has matured into a slightly grizzled and hardened King.  While the years have passed and life has challenged, he still retains at 70 years old the chiseled handsomeness and bellwether voice … Continue reading

Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah”
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Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah”

  Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah” by Jay S. Jacobs There are certain songs that feel like they were born as classics: the world knew and loved them from their release date.  Immediate standards like “Something,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “My Girl” and “Imagine” were … Continue reading