Tag Archives: performance

Patrick Melrose (2018) Rated TV-MA

Following the death of his father, Patrick Melrose tries to overcome his addictions and demons that stem from his abusive father and indifferent mother. Based on the book by Edward St Aubyn. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Sebastian Maltz. … Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra (2013) Rated TV-MA

The story of megastar Liberace and his six-year romance with Scott Thorson. Based on the book Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace by Scott Thorson. Starring Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, and Eric Zuckerman. I think this film portrays Liberace’s life as well … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby (2013) Rated PG-13

A writer and wall street trader is drawn to his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Starring Lisa Adam, Frank Aldridge, Amitabh Bachchan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan. Baz Luhrmann does not disappoint with … Continue reading

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Justice League (2017) Rated PG-13

Bruce Wayne enlists a group of superheroes to fight a new evil. Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Amy Adams. I really wish they would go back to what makes these characters great. The film is at its best by showing … Continue reading

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The Crazy Ones (CBS) Rated TV-14

Simon Roberts runs an ad agency with his daughter. Starring Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and James Wolk. This is one of those shows that just needed to be tweaked. Robin Williams is Robin Williams, you really can’t not enjoy his … Continue reading

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The Blacklist (NBC) Rated TV-14

A new FBI profiler is asked to be on a case when a criminal who has been able to avoid the law for years starts asking for her. Starring Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, James Spader. This show has a lot of … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical – Live (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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Alan and Naomi (1992) Rated PG

 A young Jewish boy is asked to befriend a girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis.  Based on the book by Myron Levoy. Starring Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross. This is a great family film about a girl who … Continue reading

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The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live (2017) Rated NR

The Moody Blues play though their album Days of Future Passed live. Starring Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge. The Moody Blues perform their album Days of Future Passed live at the Toronto’s Sony Centre. The performances are intertwined with interviews … 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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