Michael Keaton Soars To Heights of Award Season Through Birdman
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Michael Keaton Soars To Heights of Award Season Through Birdman

Michael Keaton Soars To Heights of Award Season Through Birdman by Brad Balfour Of all the Mexican new wave directors who emerged in the ’90s, Alejandro González Iñárritu always pushed the envelope further than cohorts Alfonso Cuarón and Guillermo del Toro. He does so once again with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), a dark … Continue reading

Muppets Most Wanted (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Muppets Most Wanted (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Muppets Most Wanted A few years ago, The Muppets underwent sort of a post-modern reboot for a new generation, but it was going on the somewhat faulty logic that they had ever really left, or for that matter that they had ever been hip to begin with.  The Muppets have always been unapologetically corny, that … 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

It’s Kind of a Funny Story (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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It’s Kind of a Funny Story (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY (2010) Starring Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, Viola Davis, Lauren Graham, Jim Gaffigan, Zoë Kravitz, Aasif Mandvi, Daniel London and Adrian Martinez. Screenplay by Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden. Directed by Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden. Distributed by Focus Features.  101 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Mental hospitals have gotten … 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

Dinner for Schmucks (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Dinner for Schmucks (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS (2010) Starring Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, Bruce Greenwood, Stephanie Szostak, Ron Livingston, Zach Galifianakis, Jemaine Clement, Chris O’Dowd, Lucy Punch, David Walliams, Larry Wilmore, Kristen Schaal, PJ Byrne, Andrea Savage, Nick Kroll and Randall Park. Screenplay by David Guion and Michael Handelman. Directed by Jay Roach. Distributed by Paramount Pictures.  110 minutes.  … Continue reading

G-Force (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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G-Force (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

G-FORCE (2009) Starring Zach Galifianakis, Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Kelli Garner, Tyler Patrick Jones, Piper Mackenzie Harris, Gabriel Casseus, Jack Conley, Niecy Nash, Justin Mentell, Loudon Wainwright III and the voices of Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Jon Favreau, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi and Tracy Morgan. Screenplay by The Wibberleys. Directed by Hoyt Yeatman, Jr. Distributed … 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