In the Heights (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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In the Heights (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

IN THE HEIGHTS (2021) Starring Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Jimmy Smits, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Marc Anthony, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, Ariana Greenblatt, Ariana S. Gomez, Noah Catala, Mateo Gómez, Olivia Perez, Dean Scott Vazquez, Analia Gomez, Christopher Jackson and Patrick Page. Screenplay by Quiara Alegría … Continue reading

French Exit (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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French Exit (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FRENCH EXIT (2020) Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges, Valerie Mahaffey, Susan Coyne, Imogen Poots, Danielle Macdonald, Isaach De Bankolé, Daniel Di Tomasso, Eddie Holland, Matt Holland, Christine Lan, Robert Higden, Larry Day, Laura Mitchell, Christopher B. MacCabe, Julian Bailey, Rebecca Gibian, Una Kay, Vlasta Vrana and the voice of Tracy Letts. Screenplay by Patrick deWitt. … Continue reading

Peter Macdissi – Hitting the Road with Uncle Frank
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Peter Macdissi – Hitting the Road with Uncle Frank

Peter Macdissi Hitting the Road with Uncle Frank By Jay S. Jacobs The more things change, the more things stay the same. Take Uncle Frank, the new movie by writer/director Alan Ball of Six Feet Under and True Blood fame. Uncle Frank looks back to 1973 – right in the middle of the Nixon years … Continue reading

What a Weird Pandemic Summer It’s Been – We need Bruce Springsteen To Save The Day
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What a Weird Pandemic Summer It’s Been – We need Bruce Springsteen To Save The Day

What a Weird Pandemic Summer It’s Been – We need Bruce Springsteen To Save The Day by Brad Balfour Around this time of the year, I usually look back so as to orient myself about going forward. But, what a wack summer it’s been. Having suffered through the coronavirus – literally and conceptually – I … Continue reading

Radha Mitchell – In Every Dreamkatcher a Nightmare
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Radha Mitchell – In Every Dreamkatcher a Nightmare

Radha Mitchell In Every Dreamkatcher a Nightmare By Jay S. Jacobs There is a whole world out there which we barely remember and hardly understand. Dreams and nightmares are a place where our imagination goes wild, where normal logic or real-world conventions hold no sway. It is a world that fascinates actress Radha Mitchell – … Continue reading

Never Rarely Sometimes Always (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS (2020) Starring Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Theodore Pellerin, Sharon Van Etten, Ryan Eggold, Kim Rios Lin, Drew Seltzer, Carolina Espiro, Denise Pillott, Lester Greene, Amy Tribbey, Guy A. Fortt, Brett Puglisi, Alexander Carney, Brian Altemus, Deepti Menon, April Szykeruk, Alana Barrett-Adkins, Michael Erik, Jingjing Tian and Aurora Richards. Screenplay by Eliza … Continue reading

Chelsea Cutler – Terminal 5 – New York, NY – March 3, 2020 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Chelsea Cutler – Terminal 5 – New York, NY – March 3, 2020 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Chelsea Cutler – Terminal 5 – New York, NY – March 3, 2020 On a rainy night in upper Manhattan, Chelsea Cutler came out on a Tuesday with an energy only ever reserved for a Saturday night. Almost instantly, she connected with her sold out Terminal 5 crowd. Jumping right into “Are You Listening,” the … Continue reading

Jane Birkin – Cultural Icon / Singer / Actor / Writer Presents a One-Time Concert
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Jane Birkin – Cultural Icon / Singer / Actor / Writer Presents a One-Time Concert

Jane Birkin Cultural Icon / Singer / Actor / Writer Presents a One-Time Concert – Birkin Gainsbourg The Symphonic by Brad Balfour In the late-’60s, a French song, “Je t’aime, moi non plus,” came out and stirred both controversy and accolades as well as becoming an international pop hit – even getting considerable airplay in … 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

Gilbert O’Sullivan – It Wasn’t Out of the Question
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Gilbert O’Sullivan – It Wasn’t Out of the Question

Gilbert O’Sullivan It Wasn’t Out of the Question by Jay S. Jacobs For years, if American fans wanted to see 1970s sensation Gilbert O’Sullivan in concert, they would have to fly to Europe or Asia or something. You see, O’Sullivan, who was the best selling solo artist of 1972 – beating out the likes of … Continue reading