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'Persecuted' Gives Faith-Based Films a Bad Name

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Just because a movie is faith-based does not mean it is automatically worth seeing. A "faith-based" film should have to earn its audience just like every other kind of movie.

Movie Review: I Am Road Comic

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.10.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

It's been four years since comedian-turned-commercial-filmmaker Jordan Brady used the low-budget documentary I Am Comic to give us a glimpse of what the world of stand-up looks like from the inside

'Begin Again' Is a Movie to Be Seen Again and Again

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

When you see as many movies each year as I do you begin to become a bit jaded. This can cause you to lose your perspective and your enthusiasm for an...

5 Reasons People With Brains Shouldn't See 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction'

Olivia Cole | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

Explosions substituting for character development. General cinematic bloatedness. You know these things. But in case your instincts need a little sharpening, I will save you your money -- and a precious three hours of your precious life.

There Is Still Time To See Belle, and You Should

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Based on true events, the movie tells the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle and it is an amazing one.

Popcorn Preview: A Summer's Tale

Leslie Sisman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

A Summer's Tale (1996) Conte d'été Cast includes: Melvil Poupaud (The Lover, Broken English), Amanda Langlet (Triple Agent), Gwenaëlla Simon (Not o...

Alone Yet Not Alone Is Surprisingly Entertaining

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Although this is a faith-based film with a group of unknown actors, do not dismiss it out of hand. Its story is challenging and the presentation is very professional. The entertainment value it presents took me by surprise.

The Fashion Movie Even Non-Fashion Lovers Should See

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.18.2014 | Style

"I'm Yves Saint Laurent," the designer declares, as he asks his latest muse to model for him in a packed nightclub. By the time the audience reaches t...

How To Train Your Dragon 2 Outdoes the Original

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The voice talent is also to be commended as the voices perfectly match the characters with Baruchel and Blanchett leading the way. Animated films are always more enjoyable when the voice talent has been carefully cast

'Farmland' Should Win Awards as Best Documentary

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

It comes as a complete shock to me that the best movie I have seen this year is a documentary by the name of Farmland. I usually don't watch document...

A Million Ways To Die In the West Is DOA

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Seth MacFarlane is the creative force behind the new movie A Million Ways To Die In the West. He co-wrote it, produced it, directed it and stars in it. Therefore any praise should go to him, and any complaints should also be aimed his way.

A Night In Old Mexico Showcases Robert Duvall's Amazing Talent

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Duvall is still at the top of his game and he makes the most of his role. For many that will be enough. But those looking for other elements such as story, believability, and good supporting actors; they will be disappointed.

'Moms Night Out' Feels Like a Dated TV Sitcom

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

"Moms Night Out" is the kind of movie you feel you ought to like because it is so family friendly, and families have been crying out for ages for more...

A Review of 'Blue Ruin'

Michael Darer | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
Michael Darer

With beautiful cinematography, gut-wrenching and understated performances, and a sense of compassionate awareness for both its characters and its predecessors, Blue Ruin makes the case for the revenge film as human exploration more so than karma porn.

The Other Woman Should Have Been Better

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Several years ago Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton starred in a hit movie titled The First Wives' Club. This movie explored the impact of hu...

'Heaven Is For Real' Is the Perfect Easter Movie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

When Hollywood decided to make a movie of Todd Burpo's international bestseller, Heaven Is For Real, they could have really messed it up. They could h...

It Would Be a Crime For You to Miss "Rob the Mob"

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

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The Makers of Noah Straddled the Fence

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

So what did the makers of the movie Noah do? They straddled the fence and as a result don't really satisfy anyone.

Cesar Chavez Shines the Spotlight on a Man Virtually Ignored by History

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Cesar Chavez is a film that spotlights the role of farm worker protectionist and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. He was a man who joined the fight...

No Need for Need for Speed

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Need for Speed is a movie based on a videogame of the same name. As such it has a built in audience with it from the start. All others will sign on at their own risk -- of boredom

The Bag Man Bags the Violence and the Comedy

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Cusack and De Niro are the old pros in this movie and are compelling in each and every scene. They are also able to create the humor even when the situation is deadly. Da Costa jumps right into the midst of things and does her part with flair and ease.

Non-Stop Is No Taken

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Neeson is still interesting in a grungy sort of way, but this time out he doesn't manage to get inside the head or the heart of his character. You are rooting for him most of the time but not with the same enthusiasm you have had in other movies.

"3 Days to Kill" Proves Costner's Still Got It

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Kevin Costner is starring in the new action flick 3 Days to Kill and he is bringing his charm and charisma with him.

"RoboCop" Has Soul

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

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12 Reviews of 'Endless Love' That Make Me Concerned About My Garbage Man Screenplay 'Piece of Garbage'

Chris Kelly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Chris Kelly

New York Post " ... endlessly lame ..." San Francisco Chronicle "... too much endless and not enough love ..." Boston Globe "... Zefferelli's vers...