Some endings are sad and pathetic. The finality of it all overwhelms the person, encasing them in angry grief for days. A pity unlike no other takes over and well, bad things happen. Okay, that’s a tad bit dramatic. Remember, I am a movie fan, so I heighten the theatrics whenever I can. The truth … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #84: The final hour on 590 The Fan
If you speak on the radio, the microphone can be an unfair yet required editor. You speak, it plays back into your ears, and the judgement begins. Forget the judgement around the room. At the moment, that doesn’t even matter. What does comes down to the instant recognition that something was mispronounced. There’s no going … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment #83: ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ and how to pronounce SORKIN!
“Two weeks from today will be our last show. “ We all know by now. The Large Morning Show in The Afternoon is coming to a close at 590 The Fan. Bad news doesn’t need an intro. It’s just a piercing feeling followed by a resilience that reminds you the show must go on. Here, … More Frank O. Pinion may be leaving 590 The Fan, but he’s not done with radio yet
Last week on The Large Morning Show in The Afternoon, I reviewed the new Bill Murray film, “On the Rocks.” Sofia Coppola’s easy to please drama-comedy hybrid was 90 minutes and offered a wise take on the cast iron relationship between fathers and daughters, even when the latter reaches her late 30’s. A tale as … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #81: Overcoming a stutter, Frank’s hidden skill, and an update on movie theaters
Once upon a time, as I walked out of the Galleria 6 Cinemas with my dad after watching “Grumpier Old Men,” I had something to say. It had little to do with the movies. “Sophia Loren is still HOT!” Loren was turning into her 60’s as the sequel to the Jack Lemmon-Walter Matthau buddy comedy … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #80: Which actors refuse to age?
Some weeks on The Large Morning Show in The Afternoon, we just bounce from one topic to the other, with rhyme and reason taking a backseat to general flow. Other times, we stick to a couple of movies and some calls. This week, it was a little bit of both. Some movies were reviewed and … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #79: Slogans, underrated comedies, Nic Cage gems, and Netflix
Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson are excellent in the film … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #78: ‘The Devil All The Time’ is a violent yet provocative Netflix gem
Sometimes, the work should be left on the page. It can be a comic book spin that created a new world of characters outside the beloved ones, translating the magic of a literary legend, or simply taking a piece of 80’s furniture, and fitting it to your liking. Welcome to the recap of the latest … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment Episode #76: Charles Dickens film tales, ‘Cobra Kai’, and bad X-Men spin-offs
Some actors like to show up on set and make some magic and a little bit of money. They don’t stretch outside the realm of their original ability, and make out okay. Some actors want to go deeper. Russell Crowe constantly goes deeper. Whether it’s the leader of an army, head of the CIA spy … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #75: Russell Crowe goes for broke in ‘Unhinged’
Sometimes, you just need to watch a movie that doesn’t make sense and has a couple cringeworthy moments, yet makes you relax and laugh at the same time. Now, Netflix may be getting too good at this, because there was a film last year called “Bright” with Will Smith that was so bad, it was … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment #74: Netflix’s ‘Project Power’ is a fun pandemic diversion