Tag Archives: Musical

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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Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

A musical animation of the movie Elf, a human who was raised in the North Pole by Elves. Starring Jim Parsons, Mark Hamill, and Rachael MacFarlane. This is an ok animated remake of the Elf (2003) movie. The Christmas songs … Continue reading

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Peter Pan Live (2014) Rated NR

 A live telecast of the musical Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Starring Allison Williams, Christian Borle, Kelli O’Hara I was not impressed with this version of Peter Pan. I’ve never been fond of a woman portraying Peter Pan. They … 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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Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas (2018) Rated NR

Amy Grant and Vince Gill share holiday memories and stories of veterans and victims of the Tennessee wildfires with some of their musical friends. Starring Amy Grant, Vince Gill, and Kellie Pickler. Amy Grant is a staple on playlists during … Continue reading

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An American in Paris: The Musical (2018) Rated NR

An American GI comes to Paris to paint, while there he meets a dancer. Love and friendship fill a city recovering from war. Starring Ashley Andrews, Sophie Apollonia, and Zoe Arshamian. This is a brilliant retelling of a classic musical. The … Continue reading

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Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) Rated G

Mrs. Claus feels neglected during Santa’s busy season, so she takes the sled and reindeer out for a spin and winds up lost in New York City. Starring Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter, and Terrence Mann. This is a fun Christmas musical. … Continue reading

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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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