Disney's overhaul of their third Broadway show. I recently went to see Disney's The Little Mermaid at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta. This venture was inspired by a previous anniversary's success with The Lion King-- my husband was moved to tears within the first line of Rafiki's wonderfully rich cry. Due to its predecessor, this … Continue reading Broadway’s The Little Mermaid
Or if not underrated, under watched by the new generation. Here is a list of movies that are underrated, though each qualified because of a masterful combination of music, good editing, acting, humor, and general epic-ness. P.S. See how many "Harry Potter" actors you can spot! Fair and Away (1991) starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman... … Continue reading 19 Underrated Movies You Need to Watch Right Now
There's so much content out there, and these short films are the cream of the crop. We live in an age where it has never been easier to create and share content online. Short film is one of the industries that has been positively impacted by this digital revolution–it is now more accessible than ever … Continue reading 13 Short Films Everyone Should Watch
This is an album of covers by famous fans which ranges from the old to the new and the popular to the obscure. It's a fine line to walk when you're singing childhood beloveds, but overall "We Love Disney" does a fine job... See full article here.
Intro Pride & Prejudice—directed by Joe Wright and released in 2005—is a charming and perfectly amiable adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel of the same name. The things that make this version shine are the casting, specifically Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen’s performances as, arguably, the most beloved couple in literature. Screenplay As an adaptation, … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice(s)
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return" is the mantra of the musical extravaganza Moulin Rouge! The excessively bohemian theme of this masterpiece is "freedom, beauty, truth, and love" --some very idealistic motifs indeed. Australian film director Baz Luhrman has made it his mission to make the … Continue reading Moulin Rouge!
The Gainesville Theatre Alliance’s production of Sleeping Beauty* was lovely; it had dazzling scene design, rich costuming, and committed actors. However, the makeup was somewhat lacking. Some characters seemed to have no makeup on altogether, while others were so heavily stylized, when in combination with their multi-patterned costumes, their features were rendered nearly indistinguishable. Characters such … Continue reading Sleeping Beauty