Jacob Reviews…The Three Stooges (2012 film)

By: Jacob Elyachar   From the early 1930s to the mid-1940s, the classic Three Stooges line-up of Moe Howard (Moses Horwitz), Larry Fine (Louis Feinberg) and Curly Howard (Jerome Horwitz) entertained millions with 97 zany shorts and four full-length feature films.   Peter and Bobby Farrellly tried to recapture the magic of the original trio […]

Jacob Reviews…American Reunion

By: Jacob Elyachar Thirteen years ago, the world was introduced to five high school seniors: Jim Levenstein (Jason Biggs), Steve Stifler (Seann William Scott), Oz (Chris Klein), Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas) and Kevin Myers (Thomas Ian Nicholas) in American Pie.   After two more sequels: American Pie 2 (2001) and American Wedding (2003), the original cast […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Academy Award Wrap-Up

By: Jacob Elyachar As the Hollywood and Highland Center cleans up from the 84th Academy Awards, jacobelyacharjournalist.com would like to congratulate each and every winner from last night’s ceremony. In my last post, I correctly predicted that The Artist would pick up Best Picture; Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius and Jean Dujardin would receive his […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Jacob’s Oscar Predictions

Tonight, Billy Crystal will host the 84th Academy Awards on ABC.   Before the results are revealed to the world, jacobelyacharjournalist.com predicts six major awards including the show’s signature Best Picture and Best Acting awards. Best Picture: Nominees- The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Jacob Interviews….Film Enthusiast Lindsay Affleck

The Oscars are three days away!  Host Billy Crystal will be back in action as the emcee of the evening but before the stars arrive and all eyes will be on the Kodak Theatre, jacobelyacharjournalist.com invited film enthusiast Lindsay Affleck to talk about the major nominees and the possible winners that might walk away with […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Welcome Back Billy Crystal

For the first time in eight years, legendary comedian and iconic Oscar host Billy Crystal returns as the emcee of The 84th Academy Awards. He previously hosted the Oscars eight times in the past two decades.   This will be his first time hosting the 2010 Oscars and his overall ninth go-around as host.    For some […]

Jacob Reviews…Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

  The Oscars are next week and one of the movies that is nominated for the prestigious Best Picture award is Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, which is based on the 2005 Jonathan Safran Foer novel.   Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close focuses on the story of Oskar Schell (played by the brilliant Thomas Horn) […]

Jacob Reviews….Big Miracle

This edition of Jacob Reviews focuses on the historical drama Big Miracle, based on the 1989 Tom Rose book, Freeing the Whales, which focuses on 1988’s Operation Breakthrough, an international exertion to save three California gray whales, which were trapped in Alaskan ice. Despite its two-hour and three-minute time length, this film is an incredible […]

Jacob Reviews…Red Tails

This site has tackled numerous historical films in the past couple of months.  Some had featured brilliant acting performances like Meryl Streep in the Iron Lady or contained a brilliantly structured screenplay similar to Moneyball.  Unfortunately, Red Tails had neither.   In this edition of Jacob Reviews, I will discuss why the film had some success […]

Jacob Reviews….The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady is finally out in all theatres.  This movie focuses on retired Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) as she reflects on her past from her humble beginnings as a grocer’s daughter to the apex of her political career as the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom while taking out her […]

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