Barry Bostwick – Dammit Barry, We Love You!
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Barry Bostwick – Dammit Barry, We Love You!

Barry Bostwick Dammit Barry, We Love You! by Jay S. Jacobs The river was deep, but Barry Bostwick swam it. The road was long, but he ran it. There is a fire in his heart and we fan it, dammit! Such is the life of a cultural icon. Forty-two years ago, Barry Bostwick was a … Continue reading

The Company You Keep (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Company You Keep (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE COMPANY YOU KEEP (2013) Starring Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Jackie Evancho, Brendan Gleeson, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Root and Lexie Huber. Screenplay by Lem Dobbs. Directed by Robert Redford. Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics. 125 minutes. Rated … Continue reading

Robert Redford, Stanley Tucci, Brit Marling & Jackie Evancho on The Company You Keep
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Robert Redford, Stanley Tucci, Brit Marling & Jackie Evancho on The Company You Keep

Robert Redford, Stanley Tucci, Brit Marling & Jackie Evancho Learning About Life and History From The Company They Keep by Jay S. Jacobs About the time that the Weather Underground was forming and gaining infamy for their sometimes violent protests, Robert Redford was well on his way to becoming one of the biggest stars in Hollywood.  Butch Cassidy & the … Continue reading

Jeff, Who Lives at Home (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Jeff, Who Lives at Home (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME (2012) Starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer, Susan Sarandon, Rae Dawn Chong, Steve Zissis, Evan Ross, Katie Aselton, Matt Malloy, Benjamin Brant Bickham, Lee Nguyen, Tim J. Smith, Ernest James, David Kency, Raion Hill, Zac Cino and Lance E. Nichols. Screenplay by Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass. Directed by … Continue reading

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

ENCHANTED (2007) Starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Rachel Covey, Idina Menzel, Samantha Ivers, Matt Servitto, Joseph Sirvatto and the voice of Julie Andrews. Screenplay by Bill Kelly. Directed by Kevin Lima. Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.  107 minutes.  Rated PG. The idea of a post-modern fairytale has been done … Continue reading

Billy Bob Thornton Gets on Base with Bad News Bears
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Billy Bob Thornton Gets on Base with Bad News Bears

Billy Bob Thornton Gets on Base with Bad News Bears By Brad Balfour Lately actor/director Billy Bob Thorton has been grabbing the spotlight for films that aren’t obviously styled as the mature dramatic hits he starred in before—films such as the hard-hitting and provocative (and award-winning) Monster’s Ball and Sling Blade (for which he won a screenwriting Oscar). Yet, … Continue reading

The Banger Sisters (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Banger Sisters (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE BANGER SISTERS (2002) Starring Goldie Hawn, Susan Sarandon, Geoffrey Rush, Erika Christensen, Robin Thomas, Eva Amurri and Matthew Carey. Screenplay by Bob Dolman. Directed by Bob Dolman. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.  94 minutes.   Rated R. Goldie Hawn gives perhaps the best performance in a thirty-plus year acting career in The Banger Sisters, and that includes … Continue reading

Cats & Dogs (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Cats & Dogs (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

CATS AND DOGS  (2001) Starring Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins, Alexander Pollock, Miriam Margoyles, Doris Chilcott, and the voices of Tobey Maguire, Sean Hayes, Charlton Heston, Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Clarke Duncan and Jon Lovitz. Screenplay by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. Directed by Lawrence Guterman. Distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures.  87 minutes.   … Continue reading