Category Archives: Musicals

‘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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42nd Street (1933) Rated NR

A director may be putting on his last show on Broadway when a newcomer is hired to replace the star of the show. Starring Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell. 42nd Street is a show within a … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Rated PG-13

A jazz pianist and an aspiring actress fall in love in Los Angeles. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons. I love, love, loved this film. I wish they made more films like this. The opening … Continue reading

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Albert (2016) Rated NR

Albert is a tiny fir tree that dreams of becoming Empire City’s famous Christmas tree. Based on the book, Albert: The Little Tree with Big Dreams by Aaron Eisenberg and Will Eisenberg. Starring Katie Crown, John DiMaggio, Judah Friedlander, Rob … Continue reading

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3 Sailors and a Girl (1953) Rated NR

Three Navy men happen to run into a producer who encourages them to invest in his new show. Once they meet the woman starring in it, they are sold. Based on the play, The Butter and Egg Man by George S. … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Rated TV-G

A misfit reindeer looks for a place to fit in. Starring Burl Ives, Billie Mae Richards, Paul Soles. Some films really don’t even need reviews; this is one of them.  This holiday classic has stood the test of time, with … Continue reading

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