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The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975) Rated NR

A young shepherd is blinded by lightning and is taken in by some nuns in a local abbey. Starring Angela Lansbury, Cyril Ritchard, and David Kelley. This film has a wonderful story about a young boy who doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America (2019) Rated NR

A documentary series tells the cultural revolution of Hip Hop over 40 years since its conception. Each episode tells the story behind a song that transformed the genre. Starring Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Shawn Gee, and Alex … 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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Aladdin (2019) Rated PG

A street urchin and a vizier both vie for a magic lamp that makes all your dreams come true. Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. I wasn’t impressed by Disney’s live-action remake. The songs are not memorable; they … 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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Josh Groban Bridges from Madison Square Garden (2019) Rated NR

Josh Groban’s televised, sold out concert at Madison Square Garden. Starring Josh Groban, Idina Menzel, and Jennifer Nettles. As this show is only an hour and a half, it is just an excerpt from the concert. It’s quite evident that … Continue reading

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The Johnny Cash Christmas Special (1977) Rated NR

A Christmas special filmed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville featuring Johnny Cash. Starring Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, and Roy Clark. This special was filmed at the Grand Ole Opry and features many performers from the Sun Records Company. … 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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