Category Archives: Musicals

My Thoughts About ‘La La Land’ (2016)

an I finally got around to seeing this movie. And while I cannot properly call this a review (I gave up watching at about the 30 minute mark), I will share my thoughts about why I couldn’t watch it. I … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Help!’ (1965)

In lieu of the Saturday Matinee, this review is being submitted as part of the “Movie Scientist Blogathon: The Good, the Mad, the Lonely”, hosted by Christina Wehner and Ruth of Silver Screenings. In the case of this film, it would … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Easter Parade’ (1948)

This review is being posted as part of the Judy Garland Blogathon this weekend being hosted on the blog In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood. This film is sort of like Pygmalion, if it hadn’t been made into … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘All That Jazz’ (1979)

This review is being posted as part of the 2017 Medicine in the Movies Blogathon hosted by Charlene’s (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews. While this film might not appear to be one about the medical profession (at least, at first glance), … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll High School’ (1979)

This film is a throwback to a time when teen movies weren’t profound explorations of angst-ridden suburbanite kids. Nor is it quite like the foray into the social dynamic of the students at Ridgemont High, accompanied to music. It’s more … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Singing Detective’ (1986)

Today I’m reviewing a show that actually originated on the BBC. Although a movie was made based on this show, I have yet to see it. However, this show (which was essentially a miniseries) impressed me so much that I … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘An American in Paris’ (1951)

In this film, Gene Kelly plays a starving artist in Paris. He falls for Leslie Caron, who’s supposed to hook up with the uptight and upright Georges Guétary. Oscar Levant plays piano and provides his usual brooding presence. The plot … Continue reading

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