Tag Archives: Musical

Love & Mercy (2014) Rated PG-13

 In the 60s, The Beach Boys’ leader, Brian Wilson, struggles with his mental illness while writing the song, “Love & Mercy.” Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, and Elizabeth Banks. This film bounces back and forth between two periods in Wilson’s … 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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Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012) Rated G

When Christmas spirit begins to disappear, the santa pups work to try and save Christmas. Starring Cheryl Ladd, Danny Woodburn, and Kaitlyn Maher. This is one of those Christmas films made for children. It uses computer animation on the dogs’ … Continue reading

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Angels Sing (2013) Rated PG

A father must regain the joy of the holiday season when his son faces the same tragedy he faced at the same age. Rekindling his Christmas cheer, the father encourages his son to embrace the joy of the season. Starring … 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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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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Annie (2014) Rated PG

A foster child has her life change when a mayoral candidate takes her in as a campaign move. Starring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Rose Byrne. Seriously, this film leaves out everything that made the original Annie special. There was … 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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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Rated NR

Two showgirls head to Paris and are followed by a private investigator hired by one of their future fathers-in-laws and other admirers. Starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, and Charles Coburn. This film is a classic 1950s film. We have two … 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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