Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT (2021) Featuring Rita Moreno, Eva Longoria, George Chakiris, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, Héctor Elizondo, Karen Olivo, Justina Machado, Sonia Manzano, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mitzi Gaynor, Chita Rivera, Morgan Freeman, Norman Lear, Terrence McNally, Steven Spielberg, Todd Grinnell, Rep. Jackie Speier, Sonia Sotomayer, Tom Fontana, Frances … Continue reading

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

The Post (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Post (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE POST (2017) Starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, Carrie Coon, Alison Brie, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Matthew Rhys, Jesse Plemons, Sarah Paulson, David Cross, Jessie Mueller, Zach Woods, Pat Healy, Michael Stuhlbarg, John Rue, Carolyn McCormick, Cotter Smith and Stark Sands. Screenplay by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer. Directed by Steven … Continue reading

David Morse and Ryan Hurst Step Into WGN’s Outsiders Season Two
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David Morse and Ryan Hurst Step Into WGN’s Outsiders Season Two

David Morse and Ryan Hurst Step Into WGN’s Outsiders Season Two by Brad Balfour Just like its name suggests, the WGN’s series Outsiders is definitely something that engenders risk; it, so to speak, sits “outside” of expectations. Think about it: a weird community in the hollers of Kentucky resists efforts to corral an extended family … Continue reading

Liam Neeson – A Master Calls
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Liam Neeson – A Master Calls

Liam Neeson A Master Calls by Jay S. Jacobs In casting the title character of the film A Monster Calls, a forty-foot tall behemoth made of trees and earth who helps a small child come to cope with the impending death of his mother, you just can’t have the normal casting call.  The actor must … Continue reading

The BFG (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The BFG (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE BFG (2016) Starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton, Bill Hader, Rafe Spall, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Adam Godley, Michael Adamthwaite, Daniel Bacon, Jonathan Holmes, Chris Gibbs, Paul Moniz de Sa, Marilyn Norry and Matt Frewer. Screenplay by Melissa Matheson. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.  110 minutes.  … Continue reading

Katrina Bowden – Taking on Public Morals
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Katrina Bowden – Taking on Public Morals

Katrina Bowden Taking on Public Morals by Ronald Sklar Hey, don’t make her career talk to the hand, just because she’s beautiful. At one time, Katrina Bowden may have been voted Esquire‘s Sexiest Woman Alive, and she is (so far) best known as Cerie, the vapid model/intern/Liz-Lemon foil on 30 Rock, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t deserve to be … Continue reading

Simon Curtis – Director Brings a New Life to Woman in Gold
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Simon Curtis – Director Brings a New Life to Woman in Gold

Simon Curtis Director Brings a New Life to Woman in Gold by Brad Balfour With famed Academy Award winning actress Helen Mirren receiving a special honor from the World Jewish Congress in front of Gustav Klimt’s The Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer 1 — now housed at New York’s Neue Galerie and the basis of the film Woman in Gold — her role as … Continue reading

Jurassic World (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Jurassic World (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

JURASSIC WORLD (2015) Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, B.D. Wong, Irrfan Khan, Jake Johnson, Brian Tee, Lauren Lapkus, Katie McGrath, Judy Greer, Andy Buckley, Lauren Lapkus, Brian Tee, Katie McGrath and Jimmy Fallon. Screenplay by Colin Trevorrow, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver and Derek Connolly. Directed by … Continue reading

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

POLTERGEIST (2015) Starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements, Kyle Catlett, Saxon Sharbino, Jane Adams, Jared Harris, Nicholas Braun, Susan Heyward, Karen Ivany, Patrick Garrow, Doug MacLeod, Eve Crawford, L.A. Lopes, Soma Bhatia, John Stoneham Jr., Kathryn Greenwood and Molly Kidder. Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire. Directed by Gil Kenan. Distributed by 20th Century Fox.  93 … Continue reading