This week, Jeffrey and I are chatting about the live action version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, as well as live musicals on TV. Beauty and the Beast is up first, and both of us have good things to say about this remake. The source material, the Beauty and the Beast animated feature from 1991, is often cited as the high mark of the Disney renaissance, and for good reason. This remake may not hit that iconic high, but it’s still interesting.
Classic musicals are pretty damn great. The music is moving, the lyrics are sharp, the dancing is impressive, and the costumes are swoon-worthy. Theatre is built on tradition and many (most?) of the great stories told there are retellings and adaptations of very old stories. This traditionalism adds a heaping dose of nostalgia to the […]
This Sunday is the 70th annual Tony Awards and we couldn’t be more excited. The Tonys are often described as the most entertaining awards show to watch. The Oscars have their pomp and prestige and it’s always fun seeing actors get drunk at the Golden Globes but there’s really nothing like watching trained theatrical performers […]
The season finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend got us talking about what an outstanding first season this unique musical comedy has had, and we wanted to share the show with you. Spoilers for the first season are contained within, but this isn’t a show where knowing certain plot points will compromise your viewing of the show. […]
A very Happy Easter to all of our fans. As a gift to you, we present this Easter Parade GIF Roundup. For those unfamiliar with the film, it’s a 1948 Judy Garland and Fred Astaire musical about vaudeville, hats, and an old guy creepin’ on a young pretty woman (classic Hollywood!). Astaire was 49 when […]