Category Archive: Musical

Beauty and the Beast

I’ve been waiting for this since 2015’s Cinderella! Last week Disney invited us to be their guest once again with the live action musical Beauty and the Beast. So, we know the story… Continue reading

Love & Mercy

Another musical movie that dictates a well-known band from our past and encourages us to look up their music and download it because until we heard it on the big screen we forgot… Continue reading

Pitch Perfect 2

So, this weekend we had the release of Pitch Perfect 2 which continues the story of the college a cappella group The Bellas as they struggle with the burdens of love, friendship, the… Continue reading

Into the Woods

From broad-way to the big-screen Disney brings us Into the Woods! A magical musical that kinda grew a little stale with its two-hour time-frame. In this film we have a Baker played by… Continue reading

Annie

  I almost feel bad about reviewing this movie. Having grown up with the original 1982 ‘Annie’ I had high expectations for this re-make. Too high. Comparing the two is almost unfair however… Continue reading

Frank

  “What goes on inside the head, inside the head?” This isn’t my usual style here. Usually I like to review the movies that just came out over the weekend but when an… Continue reading

Get On Up

A lot of great movies came out this weekend; we have ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘What If’ and then we have ‘Get On Up’ starring Chadwick Boseman (Draft Day, 42, The Kill Hole).… Continue reading

Jersey Boys

Let me tell you this right now; if you’re a fan of musicals you’re going to love this movie. Hands down, no matter what. Not to say that Jersey Boys is the ‘traditional… Continue reading

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