Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees
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Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees

Assessing Last Year’s Movies Through the Lens of This Year’s Golden Globe Nominees by Brad Balfour Just as the Waterford ball drops, so does the anticipation for the 75th annual Golden Globes — the first major awards show of 2018. Being broadcast live, the show can be seen on NBC, Sunday, January 6th, starting at … Continue reading

All the Money in the World (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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All the Money in the World (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (2017) Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Charlie Plummer, Romain Duris, Timothy Hutton, Charlie Shotwell, Andrew Buchan, Marco Leonardi, Giuseppe Bonifati, Nicholas Vaporidis, Kit Cranston, Maya Kelly, Andrea Piedimonte, Guglielmo Favilla, Nicola Di Chio, Adele Tirante, Alessandra Roca and Francesca Inaudi. Screenplay by David Scarpa. Directed by Ridley … Continue reading

Blade Runner 2049 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Blade Runner 2049 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (2017) Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, David Dastmalchian, Jared Leto, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi, Carla Juri, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James and Sean Young. Screenplay by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Distributed by Warner Bros. 163 minutes. Rated R. 35 years on … Continue reading

Ridley Scott – Legendary Director Launches The Martian
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Ridley Scott – Legendary Director Launches The Martian

Ridley Scott Legendary Director Launches The Martian by Brad Balfour When an established, serious, award-winning director like Ridley Scott makes a space movie – something associated with solemn drama – humor isn’t expected from its star. Yet in The Martian, where Matt Damon stars as American astronaut Mark Watney, who has been accidentally left behind on Mars after a mission disaster, the humor humanizes the situation. … Continue reading

Jody Quigley and Lili Bordán – Six Degrees of Apparition
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Jody Quigley and Lili Bordán – Six Degrees of Apparition

Jody Quigley and Lili Bordán Six Degrees of Apparition by Jay S. Jacobs Hollywood is chock full of actors who toil in obscurity, desperate to get the chance to make their dream film.  However, with hundreds of thousands of actors and merely hundreds of projects, you do the math.  Breaking through is like winning the … Continue reading

Richard Price – Living a Lush Life in Some Small Dive
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Richard Price – Living a Lush Life in Some Small Dive

Richard Price Living a Lush Life in Some Small Dive by Ronald Sklar Since he was a mere twenty-four, writer Richard Price has been greatly admired for his amazing ear for dialogue, his seemingly seamless writing style and his compelling urban plots. His new novel, Lush Life (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux), about worlds colliding on New York’s … Continue reading

Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe Oppose Each Other in American Gangster
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Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe Oppose Each Other in American Gangster

Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe Oppose Each Other in American Gangster by Brad Balfour What a pairing. Actors Denzel Washington (Training Day) and Russell Crowe (Gladiator) play two opposing forces in the struggle between an upwardly mobile black guy and upwardly mobile, distinctly Jewish guy during the ’70s in American Gangster. The black man starts out … Continue reading