Daryl Hall and John Oates: Live in Dublin (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Daryl Hall and John Oates: Live in Dublin (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – LIVE IN DUBLIN (2015) Featuring Daryl Hall, John Oates, Charlie DeChant, Eliot Lewis, Klyde Jones, Brian Dunne, Shane Theriot and Porter Carroll. Directed by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Distributed by Fathom Events/Eagle Rock Entertainment.  111 minutes.  Not Rated. Forty-some years into their partnership, Daryl Hall and John Oates … Continue reading

Lay the Favorite (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Lay the Favorite (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Lay the Favorite At the beginning of Lay the Favorite, there is a title scrawl which reads: “As luck would have it, the following story is true.” Which makes you sort of wonder, why tell this particular true story?  I’m not saying that to be mean, Lay the Favorite actually has some  interesting, quirky characters … Continue reading

Little Big Town – Four Distinct Voices in Perfect Harmony
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Little Big Town – Four Distinct Voices in Perfect Harmony

Little Big Town Four Distinct Voices in Perfect Harmony By Mark Mussari As a vocal group Little Big Town exists on a rarified plane. The country-rock quartet – whose album The Road to Here has already sold over 500,000 copies and spawned a mega-hit in the stomping Southern anthem “Boondocks” – consists of two women and two men. … 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

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

Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief
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Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief

Joshua Malina Hail to the Chief by Jay S. Jacobs There are lots of ways that people go about trying to get their first big break in acting.  Some people kill themselves working a minimum wage job while floating from audition to audition.  Some try other arts, like music or modeling, as an entrance. Some people sit on a stool in … Continue reading

Vincent Patrick – Putting Up a Smoke Screen
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Vincent Patrick – Putting Up a Smoke Screen

Vincent Patrick Putting Up a Smoke Screen by Ronald Sklar If you lead a squeaky clean (read: deadly dull) existence, chances are the closest you’ll ever get to an exhilarating, rewarding life of crime is by reading the great works of Vincent Patrick. His two previous novels, The Pope of Greenwich Village and Family Business, … Continue reading