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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text An interview with Ibuki Kuramochi (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

I have been to many galleries, exhibits and museums in Japan and have had the opportunity to meet a variety of Japanese artists. There are those who have their own significant unique style when they showcase their creative style on canvas. But there is one name that has a unique style that you will... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

JULIA GARNER AND JUNO TEMPLE JOIN CAST OF BRAVO MEDIA’S “DIRTY JOHN”

Based on the Breakout True Crime Podcast, Series Hails from Universal Cable Productions, in association with Los Angeles Times Studios and Atlas Entertainment Los Angeles,... 

alt text Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” Arrives To Homes Digitally on Sept. 14 and on Blu-ray Sept. 25

EXPERIENCE THE FUN-FILLED GALACTIC HEIST “SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” SEPT. 14 ON DIGITAL, AND ON BLU-RAY SEPT. 25   Extensive extras invite fans aboard the Millennium... 

alt text CBS ANNOUNCES FALL 2018-2019 PRIMETIME PREMIERE DATES

Premiere Week Opens with the Special Season Premieres of “The Big Bang Theory” and “Young Sheldon” From 8:00-9:00 PM, Leading into the Series Premiere of New Drama... 

alt text BRAVO MEDIA’S “THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS” RETURNS FOR SEASON THREE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 9 PM ET/PT

Take A Trip Down Memory Lane When “The Real Housewives of Dallas: How They Got Here” Airs Wednesday, July 18 at 10pm ET/PT NEW YORK – June 28, 2018 – Bravo Media... 

“BIG BROTHER’S” THREE-NIGHT PREMIERE HELPS CBS WIN THIRD CONSECUTIVE SUMMER WEEK

Network Has Six of Top 10 Prime Broadcasts, 13 of the Top 20            Three premiere nights of BIG BROTHER (Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday) helped CBS become the... 

FOX ANNOUNCES FALL PREMIERE DATES FOR THE 2018-2019 SEASON

HIT DRAMA “9-1-1” RETURNS WITH TWO-NIGHT SEASON PREMIERE: NIGHT ONE AIRS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING “NFL ON FOX” DOUBLEHEADER ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 23; NIGHT TWO AIRS MONDAY,... 

POP CULTURE & OTHER REVIEWS

alt text An interview with Ibuki Kuramochi (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

I have been to many galleries, exhibits and museums in Japan and have had the opportunity to meet a... 

alt text CBS TO PRESENT “CARPOOL KARAOKE: WHEN CORDEN MET MCCARTNEY LIVE FROM LIVERPOOL” IN PRIMETIME, AUGUST 20

Primetime Special to Feature Never-Before-Seen Footage from Epic “Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke”... 

alt text Attack on Titan Character Encyclopedia (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Grand Blue” will appeal to those who love drinking games and getting drunk, but those... 

alt text Grand Blue Dreaming vol. 1 by Kenji Inoue and Kimitake Yoshioka (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Grand Blue” will appeal to those who love drinking games and getting drunk, but those... 

alt text Assassination Classroom vol. 20 by Yusei Matsui (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

Readers who have stuck with this manga series for the long haul and are expecting closure will be pleased... 

alt text Flying Witch vol. 5 by Chihiro Ishizuka (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

The fifth volume of Chihiro Ishizuka’s “Flying Witch” is delightfully fun.  A kickback,... 

alt text My Hero Academia: Vigilantes vol. 1 by Hideyuki Furuhashi and Betten Court (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“My Hero Academia: Vigilantes” combines humor and action and manages to be a wonderful... 

alt text My Boy vol. 2 by Hitomi Takano (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

I guess I’ll find out in the next upcoming volumes of where this storyline will go between Satoko... 

alt text My Boy vol. 1 by Hitomi Takano (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

I can easily say that I enjoyed the first volume of Hitomi Takano’s “My Boy” manga... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

JULIA GARNER AND JUNO TEMPLE JOIN CAST OF BRAVO MEDIA’S “DIRTY JOHN”

Based on the Breakout True Crime Podcast, Series Hails from Universal Cable Productions, in association with Los Angeles Times Studios and Atlas Entertainment Los Angeles, CA – July 11, 2018 –... 

alt text CBS TO PRESENT “CARPOOL KARAOKE: WHEN CORDEN MET MCCARTNEY LIVE FROM LIVERPOOL” IN PRIMETIME, AUGUST 20

Primetime Special to Feature Never-Before-Seen Footage from Epic “Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke” Segment on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” CBS will present CARPOOL KARAOKE: WHEN CORDEN... 

alt text Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” Arrives To Homes Digitally on Sept. 14 and on Blu-ray Sept. 25

EXPERIENCE THE FUN-FILLED GALACTIC HEIST “SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” SEPT. 14 ON DIGITAL, AND ON BLU-RAY SEPT. 25   Extensive extras invite fans aboard the Millennium Falcon with Han, Chewie and Lando,... 

4K ULTRA HD REVIEWS

alt text Stranger Things: Season 1 Collector’s Edition (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

It’s a shame because I really loved “Stranger Things: Season 1”, but unfortunately, Netflix didn’t give 4K UHD consumers the release they should’ve gotten. Images courtesy... 

alt text Terminator 2: Judgment Day (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

“Terminator 2: Judgment Day” is a magnificent, classic James Cameron sci-fi action film.  And as the film had various releases on DVD and Blu-ray, unfortunately this is not the perfect 4K... 

alt text Spider-Man: Homecoming (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Disc Review)

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” may not be featuring the Spider-Man that I grew up reading but I will say that “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was entertaining to the point that I watched it... 

alt text Warrior (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

Gavin O’Connor’s “Warrior” is a riveting action film that captures the thrill of MMA fighting, the thrill of competition and the heart of a fighter.  Recommended! Images courtesy... 

DIGITAL HD REVIEWS

alt text Peter Pan: Walt Disney – The Signature Collection (a J!-ENT Digital HD Review)

For fans of this Walt Disney Animated Classic, “Peter Pan” will continue to entertain children and people today and tomorrow, as the film has done for the last 65-years.  Recommended! Image courtesy... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text The Games of the V Olympiad – Stockholm, 1912 (as part of the “100 Years of Olympic Films – 1912-2012”) – The Criterion Collection #900 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Featuring wonderful restoration and remastering work, “The Games of the V Olympiad – Stockholm, 1912” (as part of the “100 Years of Olympic Films – 1912-2012” –... 

alt text Owarimonogatari: Volume 3 Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

if you have enjoyed the “Monogatari” anime series thus far, “Owarimonogatari: Volume 3 Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set” is worth following if you are a dedicated fan of the series.  ... 

alt text Avengers: Infinity War (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Avengers: Infinity War” has turned out to be one of the most awesome action-oriented films that I have watched in 2018 and having since watched it over again and again on Blu-ray, that’s... 

alt text Prison School Live Action – The Complete Series (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Review)

For those who loved the “Prison School” anime and manga series, will no doubt want to check out “Prison School Live Action – The Complete Series”!  It’s a perverted... 

alt text The Passion of Joan of Arc -The Criterion Collection #62 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you have been interested in watching “The Passion of Joan of Arc” for the first time, it’s definitely an experience! May you be new to the Criterion Collection or a Criterion Collection owner... 

alt text Blow-Up – The Criterion Collection #865 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Blow-Up” brings out another side of Antonioni that one never saw coming and for a film which many will say is another masterpiece in his film oeuvre, which in my mind is deserving.  “Blow-Up”... 

alt text In Another World With My Smartphone (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you enjoy harem anime series and adventure-driven storylines… “In Another World With My Smartphone” is an anime series worth checking out! Image courtesy of © 2018 Funimation.... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Hitler’s Hollywood (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

If you have an interest in the history of cinema, especially during Nazi Germany cinema and how cinema was used as a tool for propaganda and distorting facts, I definitely recommend Rudiger Suchsland’s... 

alt text Le Mariage De Chiffon (as past of the Eclipse Series 45: Claude Autant-Lara – Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France) (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

For those wanting to see a lighthearted, fun and entertaining film during the time when Nazi Germay occupied France, one will surely be entertained by Claude Autant-Lara’s 1942 film “Le Mariage... 

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