Peter Macdissi – Hitting the Road with Uncle Frank
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Peter Macdissi – Hitting the Road with Uncle Frank

Peter Macdissi Hitting the Road with Uncle Frank By Jay S. Jacobs The more things change, the more things stay the same. Take Uncle Frank, the new movie by writer/director Alan Ball of Six Feet Under and True Blood fame. Uncle Frank looks back to 1973 – right in the middle of the Nixon years … Continue reading

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit
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Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit by Brad Balfour Attending a Joker screening a second time – thanks to Deadline‘s Awardsline screening series – not only provided further insight but also a chance to hear director Todd Phillips explain himself, just as he … Continue reading

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

COLLISIONS (2018) Starring Jesse Garcia, Izabella Alvarez, Ana de la Reguera, Jason Garcia Jr., Rika Luna, Cianya Cortes, Suilma Rodriguez, Molly Noble, Rodrigo Duarte Clark, Molly Brady, Joey Hoeber, Duane Lawrence, John Flanagan, Thomas Cokenias, Christopher Gonzales, Tina Marie Murray, Mike Schaeffer, Sarah Kramer, Veronica Valencia, Maegan Cunningham, Johnny Gilligan and Carolé Acuña. Screenplay by … Continue reading

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

BOUNDARIES (2018) Starring Vera Farmiga, Christopher Plummer, Lewis MacDougall, Bobby Cannavale, Kristen Schaal, Dolly Wells, Yahya Abdul-Mateen, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Fonda, Diana Bang, Glenn Beck, Elizabeth Bowen, Lisa Bunting, Rohan Campbell, Sharon Crandall, Genevieve Desjardins, BJ Harrison, Emily Holmes, Billy Hopeless, Chelah Horsdal and James Kirk. Screenplay by Shana Feste. Directed by Shana Feste. Distributed … Continue reading

Vera Farmiga, Lewis MacDougall, Peter Fonda and Shana Feste – Breaking Down Boundaries
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Vera Farmiga, Lewis MacDougall, Peter Fonda and Shana Feste – Breaking Down Boundaries

Vera Farmiga, Lewis MacDougall, Peter Fonda and Shana Feste Breaking Down Boundaries by Jay S. Jacobs It’s not often that a movie’s press junket is stolen by a dog, but that is what happened last week at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York. The movie is Boundaries, a sweet and charming road trip comedy, … Continue reading

Is That You? (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Is That You? (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

IS THAT YOU? (2014) Starring Alon Aboutboul, Naruna Kaplan de Macedo, Rani Bleir, Suzanne Sadler, Patrick Michael Kelly, Navroz N. Dabu, Amy Dourghty, Eiran Gazit, Rita Worlock, Patrick Michael Kelly, Davy J. Marr, Mike Pasquale, Celia Madeoy, Christine Shapiro, Gary Voegel, Hal Alpert, Jolie Alpert, Jane Babik, David Cole, Denise Cole, Bruce Cole-Edwards, Myles Cranford … Continue reading

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

Nebraska Bruce Dern was one of the finest actors of the 60s and 70s.  However, somehow he never quite received the notice of some of his contemporaries such as Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Ryan O’Neal, Michael Caine and Warren Beatty.  That indignity has continued and intensified into old age – while Nicholson, Hoffman, … Continue reading

The Guilt Trip (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Guilt Trip (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The Guilt Trip http://www.popentertainment.com/guilttrip.htm When Hollywood is fishing around for potential film pairings, I can’t imagine that Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand were at the top of the pile.  Stoner slacker-chic comic actor meets aging legendary pop music diva?  But, you know what?  The Gullt Trip shows that they can work together. In this mother … Continue reading

Laurence Leboeuf – On the Road to Foreverland
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Laurence Leboeuf – On the Road to Foreverland

Laurence Leboeuf On the Road to Foreverland by Jay S. Jacobs Foreverland was a film that was literally life and death to its young writer/director Max McGuire. The film was about a twenty-something man who was stricken with the disease cystic fibrosis, who has to travel the length of the west coast of the US to scatter … Continue reading

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer – Having Fun with the Law
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer – Having Fun with the Law

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer Having Fun with the Law by Jay S. Jacobs A few months ago, while I was talking with legendary actor Malcolm McDowell, he was excitedly telling me about Franklin and Bash – an upcoming TV series that he was co-starring in. “That’s a terrific show,” McDowell said. “It’s about a law firm … Continue reading