Tag Archives: Movie Musicals

The Greatest Showman: Sizzle and spectacle

Nutshell: Bring forth the bread and circus! Jackman shines as the great P.T. Barnum, and Michael Gracey shows  his first-time director skills by laying out a lavish, lush spectacle that needs to be seen on the largest screen possible for … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “The Greatest Showman”

“Everybody’s got an act.” Planning your holiday movie watching?  Well, I’ve got a trailer for the Hugh Jackman musical The Greatest Showman, and it looks like it’ll be a lot of fun. It’s a look at how P.T. Barnum started … Continue reading

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Review in a Flash: Into the Woods

It’s Awards Season Onslaught time! So that can mean only one thing; quickie reviews so you (and I) can get out and enjoy the season faster. Feliz Chrismukwanzyulekkah y’all! Before:  Straight up; this ain’t your momma’s Once Upon A Time. … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: Into the Woods!

Pitch Perfect Sing-a-Long. Jersey Boys.  Muppets Most Wanted.  Annie.  This has been a year of singing and dancing at the multiplex, and it ain’t over yet.  ‘Cause I have passes for the Baltimore screening of Into The Woods! Here’s the … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: Annie!

The sun’ll come up…tomorrow!  And the day after that, and the day after that.  Thanks, Neil deGrasse Tyson!  (I loved Cosmos.)  But we’re talking positivity and hope here y’all, and especially JAZZ HANDS!  It’s time for the Baltimore area screening … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Jersey Boys

  Nutshell: I’d give Jersey Boys a B+. A quartet of (mostly) stage stars provide spot-on Four Seasons numbers, while Clint Eastwood keeps the story from getting too fluffy or too dark. Bonus points for being able to enjoy the show … Continue reading

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From Geek for e — Movie Review: Les Misérables

As always, clicky on the title’s hypertext to read the original article! Movie Review: Les Misérables Les Misérables (or Les Miz, as all the cool kids call it) has been one of my all-time favorite musicals, and my absolute favorite … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Rock of Ages

Up all night!  Sleep all day!  Ahh, the life of a rock star.  Or, in the film Rock of Ages, the life of rock singers, fans and the folks that own the places you go to get your rock on. … Continue reading

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