Tag Archives: Great Performances

New This Week on DVD, June 14, 2022

 Morbius (PG-13) Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead. Starring Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona   Ambulance (R) Two robbers steal an ambulance after … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, January 11, 2022

 Dune (PG-13) Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy. Starring Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, December 1st, 2020

The Rental (R) Two couples rent a vacation home for what should be a celebratory weekend get-away. Starring Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, Sheila Vand  Nova: Human Nature (TV-PG) Scientists study the implications of CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Inter-spaced Short Palindromic Repeats: … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, December 3, 2019

 Ready or Not (R) A bride’s wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game. Starring Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien  Bennett’s War (PG-13) After surviving an IED … 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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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn The Broadway Musical (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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Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration (2016) Rated NR

 Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday on  Saturday, January 27, 2016 at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre. The concert spans her 50+ years as a musician with live performances and special guests. Starring  David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, … Continue reading

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Noel Coward’s Present Laughter (2017) Rated NR

 A self-obsessed actor juggles his weaning career, his ex-wife, and his friends’ personal lives. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders. Being previously unfamiliar with the play Present Laughter, it was a treat to see it performed on “Great … Continue reading

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Primetime Emmy Award Nominees 2015

Outstanding Drama Series Nominees: Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mad Men Orange Is the New Black Outstanding Comedy Series Nominees: Louie Modern Family Silicon Valley Veep Transparent Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Parks and Recreation … Continue reading

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Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (1987) Rated NR

An actress has an illicit love affair which could ruin her career in 1930s Hollywood. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo, George Murdock, Holland Taylor This is an interesting concept but poorly conceived movie. The script is an compilation of two stories … Continue reading

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