Category Archives: Musicals

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) Rated R

A town’s sheriff and patron of the local whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it in an attempt to close it down. Starring Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, and Dom DeLuise. This film is not one … Continue reading

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Grease Live! (2016) Rated TV-14

After a summer romance, Danny and Sandy meet again in high school, where their friends get in the way of their romance. Starring Julianne Hough, Aaron Tveit, and Vanessa Hudgens. This is a fun live theater special. I thought the … Continue reading

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Felix the Cat Saves Christmas (2004) Rated TV-Y

When the Professor and Rock Bottom create a blizzard to ruin Christmas, Felix and Poindexter head to the North Pole to save it. Starring Dave Coulier, Tom Bosley, and Don Oriolo. This is a wonderful Christmas animation special. I love … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000) Rated PG

In this take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, a pop singer gets a reality check by the three spirits of Christmas. Starring Vanessa Williams, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas, and John Taylor. This is a VH1 made-for-TV movie, so they acquired all … Continue reading

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Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris (NBC) Rated TV-PG

Neil Patrick Harris hosts a variety show  based on the British show Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Scherzinger, and Nathaniel Motulsky. Neil Patrick Harris knows how to entertain. It was also fun to see … Continue reading

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) Rated NR

A woman discovers she has the ability to hear the innermost thoughts of the people around her – but only in song. Starring Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, and Alex Newell. This show has a lot of promise. I love the … Continue reading

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Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood (2015) Rated TV-PG

Michael Bublé celebrates the holiday season in this festive Christmas special. Starring Michael Bublé, Céline Dion, and Tori Kelly. I was not impressed with this Christmas special. I didn’t enjoy the song choices by most of the guest performers. However, … Continue reading

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Christmas Under the Stars (BYU) Rated NR

The tv series Christmas Under the Stars is a concert series of musicians singing both songs for the season and their own chart toppers. Starring Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Jordan Smith, Kurt Bestor, and Laura Cooksey. This is a … Continue reading

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42nd Street: The Musical (2019) Rated NR

A small-town talent gets her first break on Broadway. Starring Philip Bertioli, Billie-Kay, and Emma Caffrey. This musical is adapted from the original Broadway production. The lead actors are brilliant; Clare Halse, as Peggy Sawyer, the small town talent, is … Continue reading

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