Tag Archives: singer

20 Feet From Stardom (2013) Rated PG-13

A documentary that follows the lives of backup singers to the iconic songs of our time. Starring Lou Adler, Stephanie ‘Stevvi’ Alexander, and Patti Austin. This is a wonderful documentary on the singers behind the headlining performers. The documentary follows singers … Continue reading

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Harry: Harry Connick, Jr. Show (2016) Rated TV-PG

 Singer and entertainer, Harry Connick Jr. hosts a talk show. Starring Harry Connick Jr., Danny Seo, Jill Goodacre. I love Harry Connick Jr., and his talk show is very entertaining. It’s obvious in the first episodes that he is nervous, but … 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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A Way Back Home (2013) Rated UR

A Hallmark movie based on Norman Rockwell’s painting of Charlie Shuffleton’s barbershop. A famous country singer returns home broken and hurting, in hopes of receiving guidance from a childhood mentor, only to find he has passed away. As memories assault him, … Continue reading

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Victor Victoria (1982) Rated PG

A talented female singer finds work impersonating a man who is impersonating a female. Starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, John Rhys-Davies. This is a comedy, and it definitely has its funny moments. Andrews deftly pulls … 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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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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4th of July Films 2015

   An American Tail (1986) Rated G While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.   1776 (1972) Rated PG A musical … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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Woody Allen

   Midnight in Paris (2011) Rated PG-13 In this charming romantic comedy, legendary director Woody Allen focuses his lens on an engaged young couple whose experiences traveling together in Paris make them begin to question the kind of life they … Continue reading

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