A Conversation with Lez Zeppelin founder Steph Paynes

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Steph Paynes to Jake’s Take. She is a founding member of the New York City band Lez Zeppelin. The band is made up of Paynes (guitarist), Marlain Angelides (vocalist), Leesa Harrington Squyres (drummer), and Joan Chew (bassist and keyboardist). Since its inception back in 2004, […]

Jake’s Take at the Movies: Spider-Man Far from Home

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ enters a new chapter in both Spider-Man’s life and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

A Conversation with ‘The Starfish’ Director Tyler Gildin

Director Tyler Gildin visited ‘Jake’s Take’ for “A Conversation” regarding his documentary, ‘The Starfish.’

Jake’s Take at the Movies: Rocketman

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I have been waiting to see Sir Elton John’s biopic Rocketman for the past few months.  The legendary Grammy and Oscar-winning musician is one of my music heroes. I had the great fortune to see him at Madison Square Garden in October 2018.  It was a huge thrill to see him […]

Jake’s Take At the Movies: ‘Aladdin’ (2019 Version)

Jake’s Take’s At The Movies takes a look at the 2019 live adaptation of ‘Disney’s Aladdin’ starring Will Smith, Naomi Scott & Mena Massoud.

Jake’s Take At The Movies: Fast Color

‘Jake’s Take’ At The Movies returns! He breaks down ‘Fast Color’ starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, and Saniyya Sidney.

Jake’s Take At The Movies: Aquaman (2018 Film)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Aquaman is not the first DC Comics superhero that comes out of fans’ mouths. In fact, the King of Seven Seas might not have even mentioned at all….at least until this year. Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films along with The Safran Company, Cruel and Usual Films, and Mad Ghost Productions […]

Jake’s Take At The Movies: First Man

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com First Man, the eagerly anticipated Neil Armstrong biopic, recently landed into theatres across the country.  The film’s sourced material is heavily from the 2005 James R. Hansen book, First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.  Armstrong forever became a part of both space and United States history when he and […]

Jake’s Take At The Movies-Avengers: Infinity War

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Warning! Minor spoilers are ahead. Six years ago, I went to see the first gathering of superheroes that the cinema world has ever seen.  That gathering was The Avengers.  For the first time, the world got to see Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black […]

Jake’s Take at the Movies: Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Barbra Streisand is in a league of her own. For 56 years, Barbra Streisand has entertained the world throughout her outstanding performances on both the Broadway stage and the silver screen. Ms. Streisand has also won ten Grammys, two Oscars, three Golden Globes, and was a recipient of both the Kennedy […]

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