Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety
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Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety

Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony Dolby Theatre Los Angeles Feb. 9th, 2020 airs live on ABC starting at 8 pm Yes, I have been anguishing over the upcoming Oscars far more than I should in light of all the other … Continue reading

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

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 The Hangover series sort of wheezes its way across the finish line with The Hangover Part III.  Or does it?  A final segment during the ending credits appears to be teasing yet another adventure for the Wolfpack, even though the ads and all the stories leading up to Part III insist … 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

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