Nichole Hiltz and Joshua Malina – Bonding In Plain Sight
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Nichole Hiltz and Joshua Malina – Bonding In Plain Sight

Nichole Hiltz and Joshua Malina Bonding In Plain Sight by Jay S. Jacobs As the second season of the popular USA Network series In Plain Sight starts up, there are a lot of changes in the Albuquerque Witness Protection program. Federal Marshall Mary Shannon (played by Mary McCormack) has escaped from a kidnapping threat and now has … Continue reading

The Job – The Complete Series (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Job – The Complete Series (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Job The Complete Series (2001-2002) (Shout! Factory-2005) It is a mystery why Denis Leary has never become huge. He’s one of the funniest guys in show business, and yet none of his films or TV ventures seems to catch on. He is a brilliant stand-up comedian (just track down his old CD No Cure for … Continue reading

Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Laura Dern and John Curran – Adultery Education
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Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Laura Dern and John Curran – Adultery Education

Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Laura Dern and John Curran Adultery Education by Jay S. Jacobs We Don’t Live Here Anymore is a haunting, sometimes even devastating, look at modern marriage.  Based on two short stories by Andre Dubus (“We Don’t Live Here Anymore” and “Adultery”), the movie focuses on two couples.  The film chronicles the casually cruel … Continue reading

James Pickens, Jr. – Into The Lyon’s Den
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James Pickens, Jr. – Into The Lyon’s Den

James Pickens, Jr. Into The Lyon’s Den by  Jay S. Jacobs Every year, TV Guide does a special issue called “The Best Show You’re Not Watching.”  In it, they champion a TV series that has fine acting, excellent writing and good production values, but somehow has not seemed to attract a huge audience.  Sometimes the honor has … Continue reading

Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief
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Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief

Joshua Malina Hail to the Chief by Jay S. Jacobs There are lots of ways that people go about trying to get their first big break in acting.  Some people kill themselves working a minimum wage job while floating from audition to audition.  Some try other arts, like music or modeling, as an entrance. Some people sit on a stool in … Continue reading

Peter Krause- Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People
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Peter Krause- Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People

Peter Krause Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People by Jay S. Jacobs The fall of 1998 was a tough time for television comedy. The networks tried to come up with a plan for post-Seinfeld TV, but the best they seemed to be able to come up with were tired retreads like Jesse, Two of a Kind and Maggie … Continue reading