Tag Archives: Musical

Rise (NBC) Rated TV-14

Rise follows a high school drama club that is run by a passionate teacher. Starring Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton, and Auli’i Cravalho. I was so looking forward to this show, alas, I am very disappointed. I thought this would be amazing … Continue reading

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The Perry Como Christmas Show (1974) Rated NR

 The first Perry Como Christmas special. Starring Perry Como, Karen Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Peggy Fleming The Perry Como special are a joy to watch. He gets the performers of the day to come and perform the songs we all love to … 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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Searching for Sugar Man (2012) Rated PG-13

Two South Africans search for their musical hero, Rodriguez. Starring Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore, Rodriguez,  Craig Bartholomew Strydom, Malik Bendjelloul. In Searching for Sugar Man, a couple of South Africans search for their favorite musician who seems … Continue reading

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The Swap (2016) Rated PG

Two teenagers who have completely different lives suddenly swap places. Based on the book by Megan Shull. Starring Peyton List, Jacob Bertrand, Claire Rankin. This is charming Disney Channel original movie. Two teenagers dealing with difficult life issues- one, a … Continue reading

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She Loves Me Live (2016) Rated NR

A musical based on the book, Parfumerie by Miklós Laszlo. The story takes place in a Parfumerie where the co-workers unknowingly write to and fall in love with each other. It’s the first Broadway show to live stream online through BroadwayHD. Starring … Continue reading

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Rock of Ages (2012) Rated PG-13

  A girl goes from a small town to Hollywood to pursue her dream of singing. Starring Julianne Hough, Dakota Sage Grant, Matthew Rush Sullivan, Russell Brand, Diego Boneta, Alec Baldwin, Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul Giamatti, Tom Cruise, Malin … Continue reading

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Finian’s Rainbow (1968) Rated G

A mysterious Irishman comes to a small southern town to bury a stolen pot of gold, hoping that it will grow. Unbeknownst to him, the leprechaun he stole it from follows him to get his gold back. Based on the … Continue reading

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW) Rated TV-14

An ambitious young woman living in New York runs into her old boyfriend from summer camp, and on a whim, decides to follow him out to California in hopes of rekindling their relationship. Starring Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino … Continue reading

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Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

(1925-2015)    Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Rated NR A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  This Is the Army (1943) Rated NR In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an … Continue reading

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