In ‘The Greatest Showman,’ everything is as easy as a song (ClickTheCity)

My first review for ClickTheCity is finally up. I reviewed The Greatest Showman and despite its thin story and very one-dimensional characterizations, I really enjoyed myself. The whole film is very manipulative but it works because it's so sincere. Read my review here: In 'The Greatest Showman,' everything is as easy as a song (ClickTheCity). I'm so happy…Read more In ‘The Greatest Showman,’ everything is as easy as a song (ClickTheCity)

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Why (Alan Cumming cover)

I woke up the other day with thoughts about Cabaret. I've always played around with an idea of doing a modernist adaptation of the play using the exact same play but setting it in modern times with the new symbols of fascistic/fundamental iconography to replace the Nazi rise depicted in the play. In this version, Sally…Read more Why (Alan Cumming cover)

Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?

I grew up listening to musicals. I wasn't even ten yet when I saw (on betamax!) the American Playhouse production of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Pacific Overtures, all by Stephen Sondheim. I had no idea what I was watching but the people were singing and it was lovely. My parents…Read more Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?