On Top of the Wizard World
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On Top of the Wizard World

On Top of the Wizard World by Jay S. Jacobs Such a feeling is coming over us. There is wonder in most everything we see. The reason is clear, it’s because Wizard World is back. Philly’s baby sister to San Diego and New York’s huge corporate Comic-Cons, Wizard World Philadelphia is a more intimate and … Continue reading

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

BRIGHT (2017) Starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Édgar Ramírez, Ike Barinholtz, Happy Anderson, Kenneth Choi, Margaret Cho, Andrea Navedo, Brad William Henke, Dawn Olivieri, Brandon Larracuente, Cle Shaheed Sloan, Alex Meraz, Matt Gerald, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Veronica Ngo and Nadia Gray. Screenplay by Max Landis. Directed by David Ayer. Distributed … Continue reading

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

NOAH (2014) Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Douglas Booth, Mark Margolis, Kevin Durand, Leo McHugh Carroll, Marton Csokas, Finn Wittrock, Madison Davenport, Gavin Casalegno, Nolan Gross, Skylar Burke, Dakota Goyo, Ariane Rinehart, Adam Marshall Griffith, Don Harvey, Sami Gayle and the voices of Nick Nolte and Frank … Continue reading

The Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA’HOOLE (2010) Featuring the voices of Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Adrienne DeFaria, Joel Edgerton, Deborra-Lee Furness, Sacha Horler, Ryan Kwanten, Anthony LaPaglia, Miriam Margolyes, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Barry Otto and Richard Roxburgh. Screenplay by John Orloff and Emil Stern. Directed by Zack Snyder. Distributed … Continue reading

Viggo Mortensen Makes His Eastern Promises
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Viggo Mortensen Makes His Eastern Promises

VIGGO MORTENSEN MAKES HIS EASTERN PROMISES by Brad Balfour It’s entirely understandable why director David Cronenberg has recently cast Viggo Mortensen as his lead in two complementary but very different films (2005’s excellent A History of Violence and the new Eastern Promises). Mortensen inhabits these characters and the characters inhabit him. It is said that when he played Aragorn in Lord … Continue reading

Elijah Wood, Liev Schreiber and Eugene Hutz Illuminate Us
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Elijah Wood, Liev Schreiber and Eugene Hutz Illuminate Us

Elijah Wood, Liev Schreiber and Eugene Hutz Illuminate Us by Jay S. Jacobs Everything Is Illuminated is the debut writing and directing project by respected New York-based actor Liev Schreiber (The Manchurian Candidate, Scream, Kate and Leopold.) The film is based on a portion of the fanciful and yet disturbing best-selling novel of the same name by Jonathan Safran … Continue reading

Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE LORD OF THE RINGS – THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001) Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan, Ian Holm, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Bean, Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, John Rhys-Davies, Cate Blanchett, Dominic Monaghan, Hugo Weaving, Andy Serkis, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler and Christopher Lee.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Phillippa Boyens and Peter Jackson. Directed by … Continue reading