Tag Archives: Music

There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954) Rated NR

The Donahues have three children, and they perform together as the Five Donahues until their oldest meets a girl. Starring Ethel Merman, Donald O’Connor, and Marilyn Monroe. This film showcases the music of Irving Berlin. It follows the Donahues from … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club (2015) Rated NR

Supper Clubs were trendy in the 40s and 50s, where people could meet and mingle with food and drinks. Starring Terese Allen, Brenda Bredahl, and Jim Draeger. Supper Clubs hit their highlight in the 40s and 50s, but their staying … Continue reading

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My New Best Friend (2015) Rated TV-PG

A hard-nosed K-9 cop befriends a girl whose mother is seriously ill; along the way, they both discover the family they never knew they needed. Starring James Denton, Lilah Fitzgerald, and Laura Mennell. This film is rather depressing despite the … Continue reading

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Into the Woods (2014) Rated PG

A witch asks a childless baker to get impossible items together in order to reverse the curse on his family. Starring Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, and James Corden. I’ve never been a fan of the story of Into the Woods. … Continue reading

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The Happiest Millionaire (1967) Rated G

A young Irish immigrant lands a job at an eccentric billionaire’s home where the father keeps alligators for pets, and the daughter tries to find the man of her dreams who isn’t afraid of her father. Starring Fred MacMurray, Greer … Continue reading

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Empire (FOX) Rated TV-14

A music mogul must choose a successor from his three sons while his ex-wife also lays a claim to his empire. Starring Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, and Jussie Smollett. This show is typical – we have a family that … Continue reading

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Ms. T’s Music Factory (Lifetime) Rated TV-PG

Former recording artist Temmora Levy is on a mission to find future superstars. Starring Vivie Myrick, Julissa Piatt, and Temmora Levy. This show is like all those other reality shows where the kids have the talent, and the parents are … Continue reading

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Jersey Boys (2014) Rated R

The story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who join to form the group, The Four Seasons. Starring Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, and Steve Schirripa. I saw the Broadway show of this film a year … Continue reading

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Punk (Epix) Rated NR

A documentary covers interviews with punk bands in the U.S. and Britain. Starring Joan Jett, Iggy Pop, and Henry Rollins. This series mostly consists of interviews with band members as they go down memory lane of Punk rock’s beginning. It’s … Continue reading

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Rated R

Writer Lee Israel is down on her luck with her writing when she discovers a way to make money by forging other writers’ letters. Based on the book, Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger by Lee … Continue reading

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