Category Archives: Musicals

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Rated PG-13

Five years after Mamma Mia! Sophia plans to reopen Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Andy Garcia, and Celia Imrie. I was really hoping that this film will hold up to the first or … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl (1953) Rated NR

Richard Belrow Livingston III races through the small town of Duck Creek where the speed limit is 25. Once caught, the judge throws the book at him with 30 days of jail time. This causes a delay in his elopement … Continue reading

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Pose (FX) Rated TV-MA

Set in New York City in 1987, the societies of luxury, literature, and ball scenes are in full swing. Starring Evan Peters, Mj Rodriguez, and Dominique Jackson. Ryan Murphy knows how to tell a story; although, I have yet to discover … Continue reading

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Showtime at the Apollo (FOX) Rated NR

 A reality show where acts compete in front of an audience and the audience chooses who will go on to win. Starring Steve Harvey. This show is a revival of the 1987 version of Showtime at the Apollo. It is a … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical – Live (2017) Rated NR

A live production of Holiday Inn. A singer leaves showbiz behind to own a farmhouse in Connecticut where he creates a performance venue. Starring Corbin Bleu, Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer. I loved this production of Holiday Inn. Pinkham as Jim Hardy  … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974) Rated TV-G

When a town learns that Santa isn’t coming to visit them this year because of an insulting letter, they band together to make it right. Starring Joel Grey, Tammy Grimes, John McGiver, George Gobel. This is the perfect retelling of the classic book ‘Twas … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002) Rated G

Two people are reunited 15 years after their village was destroyed and learn they are special. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Elijah Wood, Peter Gallagher, Michael Chiklis, Rachel Griffiths. I was looking forward to this story of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, but it failed to … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2012) Rated PG-13

 In 19th Century France, ex-convict Jean Valjean takes on a factory workers daughter, changing both their lives. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit. I’m sorry to say that I’ve never been a fan of Les Misérables. … Continue reading

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Eight Crazy Nights (2002) Rated PG-13

An alcoholic with a criminal record is forced to perform community service while coming to terms with his bad habits. Starring Adam Sandler, Jackie Sandler, Austin Stout, Kevin Nealon, Rob Schneider, Jon Lovitz, Tyra Banks. As a fan of many of Sandler’s films, I was looking forward … Continue reading

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Funny Face (1957) Rated NR

A fashion shoot at a bookstore brings forth a new model into the fashion world. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson This is one of the fun films with the music of the Gershwin’s. I enjoyed the music. I … Continue reading

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