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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text Kylie Jenner Unveils Her Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Hollywood

LOS ANGELES—July 18, 2017— Today, Kylie Jenner unveiled her wax double at Madame Tussauds Hollywood and struck a pose side-by-side with the new wax figure at the reveal.  Kylie Jenner’s wax figure is dressed in the custom Balmain dress she wore to the 2016 Met Gala, which she personally donated... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

alt text WE DAY,” AN ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF INDIVIDUALS ACTING TOGETHER TO CREATE CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND AROUND THE WORLD, WILL BE BROADCAST FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 ON CBS

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Selena Gomez Hosts the Special Special Appearances by Alessia Cara, James Franco, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Evan Goldberg, Alicia Keys, DJ... 

THE WORLDS OF “EMPIRE” AND “STAR” COLLIDE ON A SPECIAL SEASON PREMIERE EVENT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, ON FOX

STAR’s Queen Latifah to Appear on EMPIRE and EMPIRE’s Jussie Smollett to Appear on STAR On an epic night of music and drama, Carlotta (Queen Latifah) comes face-to-face... 

SUMMER’S NO. 1 MUSIC SERIES “BEAT SHAZAM” RENEWED FOR SECOND SEASON ON FOX

Jamie Foxx Returns as Host and Executive Producer. An All-New Episode, Featuring Guest Star Mariah Carey, Airs Tomorrow Interactive music game show BEAT SHAZAM, hosted... 

IT’S THE BEST OF THE BEST ON ‘THE CHEW’ DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 24

Guests Include Angela Bassett, the Batali Brothers, Martina McBride and Curtis Stone “The Chew” is your one-stop-shop for the best of everything all week long—burgers,... 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON “THE TALK,” 7/10-7/14

Monday through Friday (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT) *Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule (n) Denotes new broadcast Monday, July 10 Actress... 

SYFY BRINGS FANDEMONIUM TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH WALL-TO-WALL TAKEOVER

15 Panels and Screenings Featuring the Biggest Names in Sci-Fi and SYFY, Including a ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reunion A 3-Night Live TV Event Hosted by Zachary Levi, and... 

POP CULTURE & OTHER REVIEWS

alt text Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Vol. 24 by Shinobu Ohtaka (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic” vol. 24 answers many questions that people have been longing... 

alt text Utada Hikaru – New Single Releases

NEW RELEASES AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD MONDAY JULY 10TH 2017 & FRIDAY JULY 20TH 2017   Japanese... 

Aniplex of America Names Shu Nishimoto as President

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 23, 2017) – Aniplex of America announced today that Shu Nishimoto has been appointed... 

alt text Golden Kamuy vol. 1 – Story & Art by Satoru Noda (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

While I have only read one volume, Satoru Noda’s “Golden Kamuy” is turning out to... 

alt text Food Wars! – Shokugeki no Soma Vol. 18 (Story by Yuto Tsukuda and Art by Shun Saeki) (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

In vol. 18, can Soma save the Polaris Dorm?  “Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma” is a magnificent... 

alt text “Thunderbolt Fantasy” Q&A by Michelle Tymon (J!-ENT Interviews & Articles)

“Thunderbolt Fantasy” Q&A @ Sakura-Con 2017 (L-R: Yi-Tsun Hsaio, Koh Kitaoka, Liang-Hsun... 

alt text Seraph of the End – Vampire Reign Vol. 12 (Story by Takaya Kagami, Art by Yamato Yamamoto, Storyboards by Daisuke Furuya) (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

If you have invested this much time in reading the first eleven volumes of “Seraph of the End... 

KOEI TECMO AMERICA ANNOUNCES UPCOMING WESTERN RELEASE OF BLUE REFLECTION

Shape the World with the Power of Imagination in a Brand New IP from Developer GUST Studios   Burlingame,... 

NATSUME REVEALS ITS OFFICIAL E3 2017 LINEUP

See The All-New Harvest Moon: Light Of Hope For The First-Time On Switch And PC, Plus Wild Guns Reloaded... 

alt text Revolutionary Girl Utena Manga Box Set by Chiho Saito (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

If you are a “Revolutionary Girl Utena” fan, may it be for the manga or for those who only... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

alt text Kylie Jenner Unveils Her Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Hollywood

LOS ANGELES—July 18, 2017— Today, Kylie Jenner unveiled her wax double at Madame Tussauds Hollywood and struck a pose side-by-side with the new wax figure at the reveal.  Kylie Jenner’s wax figure... 

alt text WE DAY,” AN ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF INDIVIDUALS ACTING TOGETHER TO CREATE CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND AROUND THE WORLD, WILL BE BROADCAST FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 ON CBS

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Selena Gomez Hosts the Special Special Appearances by Alessia Cara, James Franco, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Evan Goldberg, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato, Miss Piggy... 

THE WORLDS OF “EMPIRE” AND “STAR” COLLIDE ON A SPECIAL SEASON PREMIERE EVENT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, ON FOX

STAR’s Queen Latifah to Appear on EMPIRE and EMPIRE’s Jussie Smollett to Appear on STAR On an epic night of music and drama, Carlotta (Queen Latifah) comes face-to-face with Cookie (Taraji P.... 

4K ULTRA HD REVIEWS

alt text Resident Evil: Vendetta (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

If you are a fan of the “Resident Evil” series and loved the video games and the previous two animated films, I can easily say that “Resident Evil: Vendetta” is the best animated... 

alt text Smurfs: The Lost Village (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

For those who enjoy the Smurfs and videophile/audiophile parents looking for an animated film that looks great in 4K Ultra HD, who also want to entertain their children or the entire family, you can’t... 

alt text The Fifth Element (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

“The Fifth Element” is a fascinating, entertaining Luc Besson sci-fi action film that looks and sounds better with this 2017 4K Ultra HD release.  While not the best Besson film ever created, nor... 

alt text Leon the Professional (a J!-ENT 4K Ultra HD Review)

“Leon the Professional” is a Luc Besson masterpiece. It’s one of the most exciting films to come out from Besson with action, emotion and just all-out frenzy that you just can’t stop watching!... 

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

It has been several years since I watched this film, and still “Ex Machina” still resonates strongly and stays in my mind.  I felt this film was  well-executed, brilliantly-written film... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text The Fate and the Furious (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

 “The Fate and the Furious” no doubt went bigger in terms of action and destruction but is it the best film in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise?  That’s all subjective. ... 

alt text Song to Song (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

No doubt this film is not for everyone but I have watched my fair share of Terrence Malick films to know that I enjoy his style and non-traditional presentation and that includes his latest film”Song... 

alt text The Lost City of Z (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Jim Gray’s “The Lost City of Z” is an entertaining film based on a true story of the mysterious disappearance of explorer Percy Fawcett in 1925. Featuring a wonderful performance by... 

alt text Free Fire (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Free Fire” is a film that was a big surprise.  The film was hilarious, the acting performances were solid and the action sequences were over the top and entertaining that I found myself... 

alt text Endride: Part One (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Endride” has proven to be an exciting an adventurous anime series so far.  Great use of characters and an easy-to-follow storyline and a first half conclusion that leaves you wanting to... 

alt text Buster’s Mal Heart (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

I enjoy films that make me think. From French New Wave to Italian Neo-Realism, I’m often wanting to see more American films, especially modern ones, try to be different from contemporary films and... 

alt text The Zookeeper’s Wife (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” is a holocaust film that is entertaining, full of hope and based on a true story.  It’s not heavy or too deep, nor is there too much danger presented onscreen... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer” is a fascinating film and possibly one of the best performances in Richard Gere’s career.  Recommended! Images courtesy... 

alt text K: Missing Kings (a J!-ENT Anime on DVD Review)

“K: Missing Kings” is an action-packed sequel which “K” fans have waited a few years to be released in America.  And the animated film sets things up for the upcoming TV series,... 

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