Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner
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Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner

Jason Reitman Looks Back at a Political Shift with The Front Runner By Jay S. Jacobs Director Jason Reitman is known for taking on some pretty big subjects in his films. He took on lobbying in Thank You for Smoking. He set his sights on teenage pregnancy in Juno and corporate soullessness and greed in … Continue reading

Men, Women & Children (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Men, Women & Children (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

MEN, WOMAN & CHILDREN (2014) Starring Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Dean Norris, Kaitlyn Dever, Ansel Elgort, Travis Tope, Olivia Crocicchia, Elena Kampouris, Timothée Chalamet, Katherine C. Hughes, Will Peltz, Dennis Haysbert, J.K. Simmons, David Denman, Shane Lynch, Phil LaMarr and the voice of Emma Thompson. Screenplay by Jason Reitman and Erin … Continue reading

Labor Day (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Labor Day (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Labor Day Jason Reitman has been on quite a tear as a director.  His first four films – Thank You For Smoking, Juno, Up In the Air and Young Adult have not only been adventurously plotted, unexpectedly intriguing films, but on the quality scale they ranged from very good to excellent.  They have received critical plaudits and mostly done … Continue reading

Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin – Checking In To Bates Motel
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Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin – Checking In To Bates Motel

Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin – Checking In To Bates Motel by Jay S. Jacobs It takes a certain amount of self-confidence to take on an iconic character and try to make it your own. Therefore, it must have given Vera Farmiga pause when she was offered the role of arguably the most infamous mom … Continue reading

Melanie Lynskey Must Be Staying
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Melanie Lynskey Must Be Staying

http://www.popentertainment.com/lynskey.htm Melanie Lynskey Must Be Staying by Jay S. Jacobs It’s kind of shocking talking with Melanie Lynskey, after watching her ascend on TV and film for over a decade now.  Over the years, she has been building a sterling reputation for playing the perfect American everywoman, a cute and funny but often surprisingly soulful … Continue reading

Hello I Must Be Going (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Hello I Must Be Going (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

HELLO I MUST BE GOING (2012) Starring Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner, John Rubinstein, Julie White, Christopher Abbott, Jimmi Simpson, Dan Futterman, Damian Young, Sara Chase, Meera Simhan, Andrea Bordeaux, Greta Lee and Andreina Sosa-Keifer. Screenplay by Sarah Koskoff. Directed by Todd Louiso. Distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories.  95 minutes.  Rated R. Hello I Must Be Going is … Continue reading