Beyond the Lights (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Beyond the Lights (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

BEYOND THE LIGHTS (2014) Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Richard Colson Baker, Danny Glover, Darryl Stephens, India Jean-Jacques, Elaine Tan and Tyler Christopher. Screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Distributed by Relativity Media.  116 minutes.  Rated PG-13. While it does not always reach its higher notes, there is a fascinating look … Continue reading

I Give It a Year (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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I Give It a Year (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

I Give It a Year The “I give it a year” in the title was a prediction of the bride’s sister during the wedding that opens this British romantic comedy – which is neither romantic nor particularly funny. At the time, since we are just meeting the couple, this statement feels a little bit harsh.  … Continue reading

Rosamund Pike – Made in England
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Rosamund Pike – Made in England

Rosamund Pike Made in England by Jay S. Jacobs Rosamund Pike is one actress who defies categorization.  The London-born beauty has spent over a decade on screen and stage.  The one constant in her career is that you never know quite what she will do next. She is probably best known for her work on art house films.  … Continue reading

Paul Giamatti – Paul’s Version
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Paul Giamatti – Paul’s Version

Paul Giamatti – Paul’s Version by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted January 14, 2011. Paul Giamatti cuts an unusual figure in image-conscious Hollywood – however that is one of the reasons that his career has been so fascinatingly diverse.  He’ll readily admit he was not blessed with leading man looks, therefore he had to work … Continue reading

Barney’s Version (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Barney’s Version (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

BARNEY’S VERSION (2011) Starring Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, Rosamund Pike, Minnie Driver, Bruce Greenwood, Scott Speedman, Mark Addy, Saul Rubinek, Rachelle Lefevre, Jake Hoffman, Anna Hopkins, Cle Bennett, Harvey Atkin and Maury Chaykin. Screenplay by Michael Konyves. Directed by Michael Konyves. Distributed by  Sony Pictures Classics.  132 minutes.  Rated R. The novels of Mordecai Richler … Continue reading