Vox Lux (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Vox Lux (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

VOX LUX (2018) Starring Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Ehle, Stacy Martin, Natasha Romanova, Maria Dizzia, Erik King, Maria Severny, Daniel London, Matt Servitto, Christopher Dylan White, Sophie Lane Curtis, Candace Smith, Micheal Richardson, Allison Winn, Fred Hechinger, Leslie Silva, Meg Gibson and the voice of Willem Dafoe. Screenplay by Brady … Continue reading

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

SHOPLIFTERS (2018) Starring Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Jyo Kairi, Miyu Sasaki, Kiki Kirin, Mayu Matsuoka, Kengo Kora, Chizuru Ikewake, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Yôko Moriguchi, Yuki Yamada, Akira Emoto, Naoto Ogata and Moemi Katayama. Screenplay by Hirokazu Koreeda. Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures. 121 minutes. Rated R. Shoplifters has been getting such accolades – … Continue reading

Joel Edgerton – Rewriting Boy Erased
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Joel Edgerton – Rewriting Boy Erased

Joel Edgerton Rewriting Boy Erased By Jay S. Jacobs This seems to be a fertile time for actors to take a more hands-on approach to filmmaking and write and direct their own films. Take Joel Edgerton. The Australian-born actor has been slowly-but-surely building a big name in the States with roles in such films as … Continue reading

Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner
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Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner

Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner By Jay S. Jacobs Director Jason Reitman is known for taking on some pretty big subjects in his films. He took on lobbying in Thank You for Smoking. He set his sights on teenage pregnancy in Juno and corporate soullessness and greed in … Continue reading

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

BODIED (2017) Starring Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, Rory Uphold, Jonathan “Dumbfoundead” Park, Shoniqua Shandai, Walter Perez, Charlamagne tha God, Dizaster, Anthony Michael Hall, Debra Wilson, Lisa Maley, Eddie Perino, Eric Allen Smith, Candice Renée, Daniel Rashid, Vivian Lamolli, Matt Alpert, Sloane Avery and Faithe Herman. Screenplay by Alex Larsen. Directed by Joseph Kahn. Distributed by … Continue reading

Anchor & Hope (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Anchor & Hope (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ANCHOR AND HOPE (2017) Starring Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer, Geraldine Chaplin, Trevor White, Charlotte Atkinson, Lara Rossi, Philip Arditti, Meghan Treadway, Rogers Leona, Faith Edwards, Laraine Dix, Taya De La Cruz, Becky Bullman, Peyton Jowers and Kimberly J. Forbes. Screenplay by Carlos Marques-Marcet and Jules Nurrish. Directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet. Distributed by Wolfe … Continue reading

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

PROSPECT (2018) Starring Sophie Thatcher, Jay Duplass, Pedro Pascal, Andre Royo, Sheila Vand, Anwan Glover, Luke Pitzrick, Arthur Deranleau, Alex McCauley, Doug Dawson, Krista Johnson, Brian Guntner, Trick Danneker, Christopher Morson, Ben Little and Shepheard Earl. Screenplay by Zeek Earl & Christopher Caldwell. Directed by Zeek Earl & Christopher Caldwell. Distributed by Dust/Gunpowder & Sky. … Continue reading

Olivia Lichtenstein & Nick Bedu – If You Don’t Know Teddy Pendergrass by Now
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Olivia Lichtenstein & Nick Bedu – If You Don’t Know Teddy Pendergrass by Now

Olivia Lichtenstein & Nick Bedu If You Don’t Know Teddy Pendergrass by Now by Jay S. Jacobs In the early 1980s, Teddy Pendergrass was just on the cusp of superstardom. The Philly-native soul man was known for his silky voice, charismatic performances and athlete’s physique. He had platinum albums, sold-out concerts and was a massive … Continue reading

The Price of Everything (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Price of Everything (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING (2018) Featuring Amy Cappellazzo, Stefan Edlis, Gael Neeson, Gerhard Richter, Jeff Koons, Larry Poons, George Condo, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Margaret Lee, Marylin Minter, Robert Rauschenberg, Jerry Saltz, Alexander Nemerov and Mary Boone. Directed by Nathaniel Kahn. Distributed by HBO Documentary Films. 98 minutes. Not Rated. Screened at the 2018 Philadelphia Film … Continue reading