Julie Benz Can Check Out Any Time She Likes, But She Can Never Leave
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Julie Benz Can Check Out Any Time She Likes, But She Can Never Leave

Julie Benz Can Check Out Any Time She Likes, But She Can Never Leave by Jay S. Jacobs Life must be a little scary for Julie Benz.  In an acting career that has lasted over two decades, Benz is still probably best known as the ill-fated wife of the titular serial killer in the popular … Continue reading

André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage
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André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage

André Holland and Carra Patterson Drive August Wilson’s Jitney onto The Broadway Stage by Brad Balfour Before he died in 2005, playwright August Wilson had created the 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle (or Century Cycle) chronicling black American life which spanned over 10 decades. This work is not only Wilson’s benchmark but is a touchstone for fans … Continue reading

Daya – A Good, Good Girl Who Needs a Little Company
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Daya – A Good, Good Girl Who Needs a Little Company

Daya A Good, Good Girl Who Needs A Little Company by Rachel Disipio You may know Daya from her chart topping single “Hide Away.” Maybe you know her from “Don’t Let Me Down,” her recent collaboration with the electronic dance duo The Chainsmokers. But, if you haven’t heard of her yet, I can guarantee you … Continue reading

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

ADVENTURELAND (2009) Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, Kristen Wiig, Margarita Levieva, Josh Pais, Mary Birdsong, Kevin Breznahan, Wendie Malick, Jack Gilpin, Matt Bush and Kelsey Ford. Screenplay by Greg Mottola. Directed by Greg Mottola. Distributed by Miramax Pictures.  107 minutes.  Rated R. I had an old friend who always … Continue reading

Dino Misetic – Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man
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Dino Misetic – Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man

Dino Misetic Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man by Richard Vitali Dino Misetic, 27, is Washington DC based artist whose new exhibition “life and LIFE” opens April 23, 2009 at Mendelson Gallery in Pittsburgh. This young emerging artist, who got his degree in Fine Art in 2005 from Carnegie Mellon University, spends months creating each piece … Continue reading

Sienna Miller and Peter Sarsgaard Explore The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
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Sienna Miller and Peter Sarsgaard Explore The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Sienna Miller and Peter Sarsgaard Explore The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Brad Balfour Somewhat like her character in Mysteries In Pittsburgh – the alluring classical violinist Jane Bellwether – Sienna Miller is a compelling, straightforward person who makes no bones about what she’s about and how she handles her life in the spotlight. Her fellow cast member … Continue reading

George A. Romero – Relives His Zombies Through the Diary of the Dead
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George A. Romero – Relives His Zombies Through the Diary of the Dead

George A. Romero Relives His Zombies Through the Diary of the Dead by Brad Balfour For independent filmmakers, George A. Romero is one of the great culture heroes. Back in the 1960s, this Pittsburgh resident (he went from NYC to Carnegie Mellon U.) reared himself up and decided he was going to make movies with … Continue reading