The Death of Stalin (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Death of Stalin (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE DEATH OF STALIN (2017) Starring Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Palin, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Jeffrey Tambor, Olga Kurylenko, Adrian Mcloughlin, Paul Chahidi, Dermot Crowley, Adrian McLoughlin, Paul Whitehouse, Tom Brooke, Justin Edwards, Paul Ready, Yulya Muhrygina and Roger Ashton Griffiths. Screenplay by Armando Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian … Continue reading

The Double (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Double (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The Double http://www.popentertainment.com Though The Double is based on a Fyodor Dostoevsky story, the film almost feels like a Kafka-esque nightmare. It is an adventurous choice second film by British director and comedian Richard Ayoade, who caught a spark by making the intriguing coming-of-age drama Submarine in 2011.  Then he poured water on that spark by agreeing to take … Continue reading

The World’s End (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The World’s End (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The World’s End British comic actors/writers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and their director/co-writer Edgar Wright, have taken on a very specific place in the movie world.  They make very funny movies based upon beloved film genres.  Shaun of the Dead took on zombie films.  Hot Fuzz played off of action adventure films.  Paul was … Continue reading

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost – Hoisting Some Pints at The World’s End
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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost – Hoisting Some Pints at The World’s End

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost – Hoisting Some Pints at The World’s End by Jay S. Jacobs British comic actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have made a pretty impressive career creating what Frost once described to me as “love letters to the genre.” Together the two have worked on several projects together (mostly with … Continue reading

Ben Stiller, Richard Ayoade and Alex Turner All Live on a Celluloid Submarine
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Ben Stiller, Richard Ayoade and Alex Turner All Live on a Celluloid Submarine

Ben Stiller, Richard Ayoade and Alex Turner All Live on a Celluloid Submarine by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on June 1, 2011. Ben Stiller is known for being in blockbuster films, but lately he has been exploring some smaller films.  After last year’s terrific performance in Greenberg, Stiller is completely behind the scenes in … Continue reading

The Cry of the Owl (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Cry of the Owl (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE CRY OF THE OWL (2010) Starring Paddy Considine, Julia Stiles, Caroline Dhavernas, James Gilbert, Gord Rand, Karl Pruner, Phillip MacKenzie, R.D. Reid, Constantine Alex Karzis, Marcia Laskowski, Krista Bridges and Charlotte Sullivan. Screenplay by Jamie Thraves. Directed by Jamie Thraves. Distributed by Myriad Pictures.  100 minutes.  Rated R. The Cry of the Owl doesn’t quite … Continue reading

The Bourne Ultimatum (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Bourne Ultimatum (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (2007) Starring Matt Damon, Joan Allen, David Straithairn, Julia Stiles, Scott Glenn, Albert Finney, Paddy Considine, Edgar Ramirez, Chris Cooper and Brian Cox. Screenplay by Tony Gilroy and Scott Z. Burns and George Nolfi. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Distributed by Universal Pictures.  116 minutes.  Rated PG-13. I sort of missed the boat … Continue reading