Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND Featuring Robbie Robertson, Ronnie Hawkins, Dominique Robertson, Jonathan Taplin, John Simon, Elliott Landy, David Geffen, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Martin Scorsese, Van Morrison, Peter Gabriel, Taj Mahal, Jann Wenner, George Semkiw, Grant Smith, John Hammond, Jimmy Vivino, Bill Scheele, John Scheele, Larry Campbell and archival footage of … Continue reading

Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety
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Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety

Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony Dolby Theatre Los Angeles Feb. 9th, 2020 airs live on ABC starting at 8 pm Yes, I have been anguishing over the upcoming Oscars far more than I should in light of all the other … Continue reading

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Martin Scorsese – Cinematic Icons Bring The Irishman to Life Adding to Their Catalog of Mob Mayhem
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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Martin Scorsese – Cinematic Icons Bring The Irishman to Life Adding to Their Catalog of Mob Mayhem

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Martin Scorsese Cinematic Icons Bring The Irishman to Life Adding to Their Catalog of Mob Mayhem by Brad Balfour While master actor Robert De Niro and director Martin Scorsese have separately established voluminous and highly praised careers, their work together has stirred hurrahs that have made them Olympians of … Continue reading

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit
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Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit by Brad Balfour Attending a Joker screening a second time – thanks to Deadline‘s Awardsline screening series – not only provided further insight but also a chance to hear director Todd Phillips explain himself, just as he … Continue reading

King Cohen (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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King Cohen (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

KING COHEN: THE WILD WORLD OF FILMMAKER LARRY COHEN (2018) Featuring Larry Cohen, J.J. Abrams, Rick Baker, Eric Bogosian, Barbara Carrera, Cynthia Costas-Cohen, Joe Dante, F.X. Feeney, Robert Forster, Megan Gallagher, Mick Garris, Yaphet Kotto, Paul Kurta, John Landis, Laurene Landon, Traci Lords, Michael Moriarty, Tara Reid, Eric Roberts, Martin Scorsese, Janelle Webb and Fred … Continue reading

Robert De Niro – Oscar-Winning Actor Makes Sure Everybody’s Fine
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Robert De Niro – Oscar-Winning Actor Makes Sure Everybody’s Fine

Robert De Niro – Oscar-Winning Actor Makes Sure Everybody’s Fine by Brad Balfour Originally posted on January 1, 2010. On the heels of the broadcast of his Kennedy Center Honors (along with Bruce Springsteen, Dave Brubeck, Mel Brooks, and Grace Bumbry), legendary actor Robert De Niro can be seen on the silver screen again. While … Continue reading

In Bruges (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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In Bruges (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

IN BRUGES (2008) Starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clemence Poesy, Jeremie Renier, Thekla Reute, Jordan Prentice, Zeljko Ivanek, Eric Godon, Mark Donovan, Rudy Blomme, Theo Stevenson, Elizabeth Berrington and Cieran Hinds. Screenplay by Martin McDonagh. Directed by Martin McDonagh. Distributed by Focus Features.  107 minutes.  Rated R. Beauty and ugliness, grandeur and seediness, … Continue reading

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Vera Farmiga & William Monahan – Meeting with Martin and The Departed
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Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Vera Farmiga & William Monahan – Meeting with Martin and The Departed

MARTIN SCORSESE, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, MATT DAMON, VERA FARMIGA AND WILLIAM MONAHAN MEETING WITH MARTIN AND THE DEPARTED BY BRAD BALFOUR The following documents two 40-minute press conference sessions merged together that tell the tale about Martin Scorsese’s latest elaborate feature, The Departed, one that finally has garnered him the top Oscar awards – Best Director and … Continue reading

The Aviator (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Aviator (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE AVIATOR  (2004) Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, Adam Scott, Matt Ross, Kelli Garner, Frances Conroy, Brent Spiner, Stanley DeSantis, Edward Herrmann, Willem Dafoe, Kevin O’Rourke, Loudon Wainwright III, Martha Wainwright and Rufus Wainwright. Screenplay by John Logan. … 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