S02 Ep. 4 – Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast - Feature

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.

Hermione - Beauty and the Beast

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How To Watch Old Musicals

Old Musicals Shipoopi

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 […]

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An Easter Parade GIF Roundup

Easter Parade GIF

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 […]

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