Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me?
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Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy Shows Another Side of Her Talents with Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Jay S. Jacobs Melissa McCarthy is mostly known for playing broad comic roles, so it comes as a bit of a surprise that she decided to take on the dramatic real-life story of Lee Israel. Israel was a fairly popular … Continue reading

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? (2018) Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin, Ben Falcone, Anna Deavere Smith, Stephen Spinella, Gregory Korostishevsky, Christian Navarro, Pun Bandhu, Erik LaRay Harvey, Brandon Scott Jones, Shae D’lyn, Rosal Colon, Marc Evan Jackson, Marcella Lowery, Marcella Lowery, Tina Benko, Julie Ann Emery and Towne The Cat. … Continue reading

Jake Marcionette – Surviving in the YA World
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Jake Marcionette – Surviving in the YA World

Jake Marcionette Surviving in the YA World by Jay S. Jacobs When you hear the term Young Adult books, you tend to think of these younger people as being the readers of the books, not the writers. Jake Marcionette is doing his part to change that conception. Marcionette was only 12 years old when he … Continue reading

Kill Your Darlings (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Kill Your Darlings (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

KILL YOUR DARLINGS (2013) Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Ben Foster, Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Cross, Elizabeth Olsen, John Cullum, Brenda Wehle, Erin Darke, Craig Chester, Lenore Harris, Mark Ethan and Zach Appelman. Screenplay by John Krokidas and Austin Bunn. Directed by John Krokidas. Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.  103 … Continue reading

Richard Price – Better Than Fiction
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Richard Price – Better Than Fiction

RICHARD PRICE BETTER THAN FICTION BY RONALD SKLAR If Richard Price’s life story were made into a movie, you would accuse the joint of being too far-fetched.  But, as the old cliché goes, truth is stranger than fiction. Price came up in a Bronx housing project, but his gift for writing gained him entrance into the … Continue reading

Elwood Reid – He Didn’t Six
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Elwood Reid – He Didn’t Six

Elwood Reid He Didn’t Six By Ronald Sklar Elwood Reid and I have formed the I-Love-Richard-Price Club. You already may (and should) know that Richard Price (The Wanderers, Ladies’ Man, Blood Brothers and Clockers) is the most brilliant working-class writer who ever lived. Elwood and I worship and adore him. So, kids: now you know the yin-yang of … Continue reading