Category: Music

  • Movie Review: “Disenchanted”

    Movie Review: “Disenchanted”

    15 years after finding her happily ever after, Giselle (Amy Adams), is finding that she is not happily ever after. The New York apartment, and life, she shares with Robert (Patrick Dempsey), suddenly sullen teenage daughter, Morgan (Gabriella Baldacchino), and baby Sofia (Mila and Lara Jackson) is now smaller and a whole lot more hectic […]

  • Movie Review: “Elvis”

    Movie Review: “Elvis”

    Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and his mother Gladys (Helen Thomson) moved to a black neighborhood after his father Vernon (Richard Roxburgh) was sent to jail. Elvis was a talented kid with quite the singing voice. He grew up loving gospel and the blues and was, eventually, signed by Sun Records. Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks) […]

  • Movie Review: “Better Nate Than Ever”

    Movie Review: “Better Nate Than Ever”

    Nate (Rueby Wood) has a dream: To be a huge Broadway star! Unfortunately, he has to survive 7th grade (where he is bullied) first, and it would be nice if he could land a part in the school play. Well…..he lands the part: That of a tree. Nate supposes that his career is ending at […]

  • Movie Review: “Hollywood Stargirl”

    Movie Review: “Hollywood Stargirl”

    After spending years in Mica, Arizona, Stargirl Caraway (Grace VanderWaal) and her (new) mother, Ana (Judy Greer), headed off for a new job for Ana, leaving all of Stargirl’s friends behind. See my review of “Stargirl” here. Several jobs later, Stargirl is tired of bouncing around and makes her mother promise her that they will […]

  • Movie Review: “Cuban Fury”

    Movie Review: “Cuban Fury”

    When they were teenagers, Bruce (Nick Frost), and his sister Sam (Olivia Colman) were salsa champions. They won almost every competition they entered until one fateful night when Bruce was attacked and forced to eat the sequins off his salsa shirt. That night, Bruce quit dancing…. 25 years later Bruce is working in a British […]

  • Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 3”

    Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 3”

    The Bellas have now graduated from college (except of course for Emily (Hailee Steinfeld) and are working at their, less than wonderful, jobs. Speaking of less than wonderful jobs….Beca (Anna Kendrick) finally got up the nerve to quit her terrible music producing gig and now has time to spare. With all the old Bella’s gathering […]

  • Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

    Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

    The Bellas are now the champs and are singing for a huge audience at the Kennedy Center….including President Obama (remember this takes place in 2015). Part of the show is to have Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) hanging in the air while singing and doing acrobatic stunts. Well…….Fat Amy has a clothing malfunction and….hmmmm…..flashes her down-under […]

  • Movie Review: “West Side Story”

    Movie Review: “West Side Story”

    An unnessary remake of the 1957 classic musical. Tony (Ansel Elgort) meets, and falls madly in love with, Maria (Rachel Zegler). The only problem is: They come from warring sides: The white “gringos” vs the Puerto Ricans in 1950’s New York City. And Tony and Maria’s love only increases the hatred, so much so, that…. […]

  • “Cinderella” Movie Review

    “Cinderella” Movie Review

    Cinderella (Camila Cabello) designs dresses and hopes one day to open a store (“Ella’s) to continue designing and selling her creations. Problem is: Vivian (Idina Menzel) and the idea that women can’t do anything in this kingdom are stopping her. But, are are they stopping Cinderella? (Not on your life!) Prince Robert (Nicholas Galitzine) is […]