Hamilton: Award-Winning Musical Hits Disney+

The award-winning stage musical, Hamilton, about the Founding Father hits Disney+ on Friday just in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend. “I am not throwing away my shot!”  “No one else was in the room where it happened.”  “Talk less, smile more.” Unless you’ve been living in cave during the past several years, you’re probably familiar with Lin-Manuel Miranda.  If In the Heights didn’t make him a household name, Hamilton certainly did.  This is…

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Sundance 2020: Siempre, Luis (Always, Luis)

Siempre, Luis is a documentary that tells the story of Puerto Rican political activist Luis A. Miranda Jr., also known as the father of Lin-Manuel Miranda. It’s unknown yet as to how the film will change when HBO airs it later.  At the world premiere screening, there was a scene after the end credits.  Will this stay the same for the television premiere or be moved to before the credits? Even if Luis A. Miranda…

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Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles explores the roots and legacy behind the fan favorite musical turned movie, Fiddler on the Roof. The documentary is the first in-depth look at the musical.  It isn’t the first time that somebody has explored the musical’s legacy.  One of the film’s subject, Alisa Solomon, wrote Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof.  The book was first published October 2013, nearly a year before the 50th…

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Mary Poppins Returns Captures The Spirit

Featuring all new music and a completely different cast, Mary Poppins Returns is able to beautifully capture the essence of the 1964 film. Taking place some 24 years following Mary Poppins, a lot has changed.  Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) lives with his three children at 17 Cherry Tree Lane.  The widowed Michael has three young children: Anabel (Pixie Davies), John (Nathanael Saleh), and Georgie Banks (Joel Dawson).  Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer) has her own flat…

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