Sam Barlow and Alon Benari – Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming
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Sam Barlow and Alon Benari – Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming

Sam Barlow and Alon Benari Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming by Jay S. Jacobs It seems only natural – streamlining and combining the technologies of video-gaming and movie-making.  It’s an idea that has been tantalizing programmers and cinephiles for a few decades now, but the technology is finally hitting a focal point where it … Continue reading

Ghosts of the Abyss (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Ghosts of the Abyss (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS (2003) Starring Lewis Abernathy, James Cameron, Dr. Lori Johnston, Don Lynch, Ken Marschall, Vince Pace, Bill Paxton, Charles Pellegrino and Tava Smiley. Directed by James Cameron. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.  61 minutes.  Rated PG. Back during James Cameron’s lost decade plus between filming the most popular film ever (Titanic) and then … Continue reading

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

AVATAR (2009) Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Wes Studi, Laz Alonso and Dileep Rao. Screenplay by James Cameron. Directed by James Cameron. Distributed by 20th Century Fox.  165 minutes.  Rated PG-13. James Cameron is a big picture kind of guy. If you … Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet – Reuniting on Revolutionary Road
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet – Reuniting on Revolutionary Road

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet Reuniting on Revolutionary Road by Brad Balfour At a recent press conference in New York preceding its premiere, the essential members of the Revolutionary Road cast (Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon and Kathy Bates) and director Sam Mendes answered questions before a small room of journalists. Of course, the big news – … 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