Mike Wallace is Here (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Mike Wallace is Here (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE (2019) Featuring archival footage of Mike Wallace, Malcolm X, Bette Davis, Salvador Dali, Martin Luther King Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, Leona Helmsley, Jimmy Fratianno, Paul Meadlo, Bill O’Reilly, Johnny Carson, Oprah Winfrey, Richard Nixon, Ben Bradlee, Anwar Sadat, Diana Dors, Manuel Noriega, Emile Zola Berman, Arthur Miller, Oriana Fallaci, Thomas Pike, John … Continue reading

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM (2019) Featuring Toni Morrison, Farah Griffin, Angela Davis, Hilton Als, Sonia Sanchez, Walter Mosley, Oprah Winfrey, David Carrasco, Paula Giddings, Robert Gottlieb, Peter Sellars, Fran Lebowitz, Russell Banks and Richard Danielpour. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures. 120 minutes. Rated PG-13. Toni Morrison is a literary legend … Continue reading

David Oyelowo – Historical Accuracy
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David Oyelowo – Historical Accuracy

David Oyelowo Historical Accuracy by Jay S. Jacobs David Oyelowo has been making movies for a little over a decade now, and he seems to have carved out a special niche in Hollywood.  The actor, who was born in Oxford and lived several years in Nigeria as a boy, has become Hollywood’s go-to choice for … Continue reading

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

SELMA (2014) Starring David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Roth, Carmen Ejogo, André Holland, Martin Sheen, Cuba Gooding Jr., Oprah Winfrey, Common, Dylan Baker, Giovanni Ribisi, Alessandro Nivola, Wendell Pierce, Stephan James, Nigel Thatch, Tessa Thompson, Colman Domingo, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Omar J. Dorsey, Stephen Root, Ledisi Young, Niecy Nash, Martin Sheen and Lorraine Toussaint. Screenplay by … Continue reading

Ava DuVernay – Returns the Struggle for Civil Rights to Selma
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Ava DuVernay – Returns the Struggle for Civil Rights to Selma

Ava DuVernay – Returns the Struggle for Civil Rights to Selma by Brad Balfour On the occasion of Martin Luther King Day, the film Selma is further in the spotlight because both director Ava DuVernay and lead actor David Oyelowo were not nominated for best director and actor Oscars respectively. Though the film was nominated … Continue reading

Kathleen Madigan – Gone Madigan (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)
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Kathleen Madigan – Gone Madigan (A PopEntertainment.com Video Review)

KATHLEEN MADIGAN: GONE MADIGAN (2010) Featuring Kathleen Madigan and Lewis Black. Written by Kathleen Madigan. Directed by Shannon Hartman. Distributed by Image Entertainment.  64 minutes.  Not Rated. On the back cover of Gone Madigan, Jay Leno calls Kathleen Madigan “One of America’s funniest female comics.” But don’t hold that against her. Just because Leno’s comic radar has … Continue reading

All-American Girl – The Complete Series (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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All-American Girl – The Complete Series (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

All-American Girl The Complete Series (1994) (Shout! Factory-2006) Not even a guest appearance by Oprah Winfrey – playing no less than herself – could save this sitcom from biting the dust. Nor an appearance by Quentin Tarentino, at the peak of his white-hotness from Pulp Fiction– could pump this turkey’s chest back to life. Even a pre-famous Jack Black, as an … Continue reading