Tag: musical

REVIEW: West Side Story (2021)

I wasn’t planning on seeing West Side Story. I’ve never seen the 1961 original all the way through, and the subject of racial tensions in 20th century America is well-worn at this point. It takes a lot to make a story like this interesting to me these days, and usually, they don’t...

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REVIEW: tick, tick…BOOM! (2021)

Based on the stage play of the same name, tick, tick…BOOM! tells the story of Jonathan Larson’s quest to create a successful musical. The Netflix movie musical is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and came out on November 19th. The source material started as an off-Broadway one-man show, with L...

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REVIEW: Encanto (2021)

I haven’t been dreading Disney’s Encanto, but I wasn’t excited for it either. It’s an original story directed by Byron Howard (Tangled) and Jared Bush (Zootopia) that features new music by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Sounds great, right? I try not to put too much stock in trailers, but the marketing...

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Gal Gadot to Play Evil Queen in Disney’s Snow White Remake

Deadline reports that Gal Gadot will join Rachel Zegler in Disney’s live-action Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs remake as the Evil Queen. Marc Webb is directing the film, and Marc Platt will serve as producer. The original animated film’s songs and score will be expanded by Benj Pasek ...

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First Look at Timothée Chalamet’s Wonka is More Wilder Than Depp

Timothée Chalamet will be a busy boy over the next few years. The man who is soon to be Paul Atreides in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune just posted a sneak peek for the upcoming Wonka. He will be portraying Willy Wonka in the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prequel, scheduled for a 2023 release. The...

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Netflix Starts Ticking With Tick, Tick… Boom! Trailer

This Monday, October 4th, Netflix released a new trailer for Tick, Tick… Boom! Based on Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical, Tick, Tick…Boom! is the story of his struggle to write the sensational rock musical Rent. The film is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, a self-proclaime...

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