Molly’s Game (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Molly’s Game (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MOLLY’S GAME (2017) Starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, J.C. MacKenzie, Brian d’Arcy James, Bill Camp, Graham Greene, Justin Kirk, Angela Gots, Natalie Krill, Stephanie Herfield, Madison McKinley, Joe Keery, Michael Kostroff, Claire Rankin, Victor Serfaty and Whitney Peak. Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Directed by Aaron Sorkin. Distributed … Continue reading

The Wolf of Wall Street (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Wolf of Wall Street (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The Wolf of Wall Street In 1987, the year that The Wolf of Wall Street begins, Michael Douglas starred as Gordon Gekko, the ultimate symbol of Reagan-era self-indulgent avarice in Oliver Stone’s cautionary tale Wall Street.  Gekko became a symbol for materialism and coined a mantra for the ravenous, gluttonous, self-obsessed, win-at-all-cost quest for money.  … Continue reading

Fred Stoller – Sitcom Staple
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Fred Stoller – Sitcom Staple

Fred Stoller – Sitcom Staple by Ronald Sklar The in-demand character actor describes the unique dilemma of typecast success. Fred Stoller goes though life watching people slowly recognize him. Point at him, snap your fingers, scratch your head, search your memory. You don’t know his name, but you’ve seen him on TV, most notably in … Continue reading

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

Nebraska Bruce Dern was one of the finest actors of the 60s and 70s.  However, somehow he never quite received the notice of some of his contemporaries such as Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Ryan O’Neal, Michael Caine and Warren Beatty.  That indignity has continued and intensified into old age – while Nicholson, Hoffman, … Continue reading

Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin-Like The Film’s Subjects, Undefeated Directors Defy Odds and Get An Oscar Nom
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Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin-Like The Film’s Subjects, Undefeated Directors Defy Odds and Get An Oscar Nom

Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin-Like The Film’s Subjects, Undefeated Directors Defy Odds and Get An Oscar Nom by Brad Balfour I was glad to have interviewed doc directors Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin – whose film Undefeated cleared nearly all the award hurdles and got into that rarefied place of being a Best Documentary Feature … Continue reading

Robert Redford Bears Another Life in His Latest Film
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Robert Redford Bears Another Life in His Latest Film

ROBERT REDFORD BEARS ANOTHER LIFE IN HIS LATEST FILM by Brad Balfour In An Unfinished Life, legendary actor Robert Redford tackles a character he’s wrestled with before, a massive bear. In this film he plays co-star Jennifer Lopez’s father-in-law who wrestles with her as she is forced to move in with him in order to take … Continue reading