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

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

JOKER (2019) Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, Glenn Fleshler, Leigh Gill, Josh Pais, Rocco Luna, Marc Maron, Sondra James, Murphy Guyer, Douglas Hodge, Dante Pereira-Olson, Carrie Louise Putrello, Sharon Washington, Hannah Gross, Brian Tyree Henry and Bryan Callen. Screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scott … Continue reading

Rough Night (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Rough Night (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ROUGH NIGHT (2017) Starring Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz, Paul W. Downs, Demi Moore, Colton Haynes, Ty Burrell, Ryan Cooper, Enrique Murciano, Dean Winters, Devin Ratray, Eric Andre, Patrick Carlyle, Bo Burnham, Hasan Minhaj, Karan Soni and Laura Grey. Screenplay by Lucia Aniello & Paul W. Downs. Directed by Lucia … Continue reading

The D Train (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The D Train (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE D TRAIN (2015) Starring Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor, Russell Posner, Mike White, Kyle Bornheimer, Han Soto, J.T. Rowland, Henry Zebrowski, Nicole Barré, Adria Tennor, Donna Duplantier, Denise Williamson and Dermot Mulroney. Screenplay by Jarrad Paul & Andrew Mogel. Directed by Jarrad Paul & Andrew Mogel. Distributed by Paramount Pictures.  97 … Continue reading

Bryan Callen – It’s A Man’s, Man’s World
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Bryan Callen – It’s A Man’s, Man’s World

Bryan Callen – It’s A Man’s, Man’s World by Jay S. Jacobs Stand up comedian.  Actor.  Podcast host.  Father.  Occasional color commentary guy.  Seeker of knowledge.  Chronicler of sexual roles. You don’t want to be the dude responsible for keeping Bryan Callen’s résumé current. You’ve seen him on TV, or on the big screen, or in the … Continue reading

The Hangover Part III (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Hangover Part III (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE HANGOVER PART III (2013) Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, John Goodman, Melissa McCarthy, Heather Graham, Jeffrey Tambor, Mike Epps, Sasha Barrese, Jamie Chung, Sondra Currie, Gillian Vigman, Oliver Cooper and Mike Vallely. Screenplay by Todd Phillips and Craig Mazin. Directed by Todd Phillips. Distributed by Warner Bros. 100 … Continue reading

The Hangover Part II (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Hangover Part II (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

The Hangover Part II  Originally posted May 25, 2011 Two years ago, the surprise critical and popular success of The Hangover led you to believe that Todd Phillips – a journeyman comic writer/director who was best known for mediocre fare like Old School, School For Scoundrels and Starsky & Hutch – had significantly raised his … Continue reading

Due Date (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Due Date (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DUE DATE (2010) Starring Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Juliette Lewis, Danny McBride, RZA, Matt Walsh, Mimi Kennedy, Brody Stevens, Jakob Ulrich, Naiia Ulrich, Todd Phillips, Bobby Tisdale, Sharon Morris, Nathalie Fay, Emily Wagner, Steven M. Gagnon, Jon Cryer and Charlie Sheen. Screenplay by Alan R. Cohen & Alan Freedland and … Continue reading

Zach Galifianakis, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck – It’s Kind of a Funny Interview
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Zach Galifianakis, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck – It’s Kind of a Funny Interview

Zach Galifianakis, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck – It’s Kind of a Funny Interview by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on October 8, 2010. The movie version of Ned Vizzini’s popular semi-autobiographical young adult novel It’s Kind of a Funny Story is certainly different than most films that take place in a mental health facility. … Continue reading

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

The Hangover Originally posted December 10, 2009 The travel commercials which claim “Whatever happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” have found their full-length companion with The Hangover.  This good-natured and surprisingly funny look at a bachelor party gone dangerously awry takes a well-worn storyline – these waters have also been trod in the likes of … Continue reading