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Whimsical…and Yet Real

LA LA Land (2016) I went into this film with an open mind – I used to love old movie musicals, but I was concerned with the fact that it seemed to be a traditional romance. I really was not … Continue reading

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Grease Live (2016) – Teenage Rock & Roll Fantasy Still Tugs at the Heartstrings

It is hard to believe that were they real people, the characters of Grease would be in their mid-seventies! (As of 2016.) Imagining Sandy, Danny, Rizzo, Kenickie, Frenchy, and the rest of their gang as septuagenarians (or in reverse – … Continue reading

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Just What Was Promised – ‘Les Miserables’, 2012

Movie musicals used to be highly popular.  Tickets to the theatre were expensive, but tickets to the cinema were relatively cheap.  In the age before there were televisions in every home, going to the cinema for a two-hour-plus musical was … Continue reading

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