Category Archives: based on a play

Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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The Last Five Years (2014) Rated PG-13

A struggling actress and her novelist husband analyze the deconstruction of their marriage. Based on Jason Robert Brown’s musical by the same name. Starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz Let me begin by saying that this is a musical film, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, based on a play, comedy, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Musicals, Rated PG-13, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Odd Couple (CBS) Rated NR

Remake of the popular Broadway show and TV show of the same name. Two bachelors move in together but have different ideas of housekeeping. Starring Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane, Yvette Nicole Brown, Wendell Pierce I do think that the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, based on a play, CBS, comedy, Rated NR, reviews, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

August: Osage County (2013) Rated R

A dysfunctional family comes together when the patriarch disappears. Based on the play by Terry Letts. Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch August: … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, based on a play, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

About Last Night… (1986) Rated R

A man and woman met and fall in love despite their friends disapproval, as well as their own baggage. Based on David Mamet’s play Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Starring Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Jim Belushi, Elizabeth Perkins, Megan Mullally About … Continue reading

Posted in 1986, based on a play, comedy, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Romeo and Juliet (2013) Rated PG-13

Romeo and Juliet wed in spite of their family’s long-standing feud. Based on William Shakespeare’s play of the same name. Starring Damian Lewis, Laura Morante, Tomas Arana, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Stellan Skarsgård, Ed Westwick, Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti Surprising … Continue reading

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