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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