When it comes to musical biopics, I'm in the minority that believes that they are fun and should be made. I love learning a lot about iconic music legends and reintroducing them to the world further breathes life into their legacies. Even if I wasn't the biggest fan of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' a couple of years … Continue reading The ‘Elvis’ Movie Is Uniquely Insane.
It has been so insanely long since a musical soundtrack has infiltrated my brain to such an addicting level. It only makes sense that the movie to do it is a Disney musical with songs composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda. As the entire world knows by now, the latest Disney hit, 'Encanto' has been making quite … Continue reading Ranking The Songs From Disney’s ‘Encanto’!
Growing up with both the Disney Renaissance and Revival Era of Disney Animation has provided a slew of magical memories and endless inspiration. With every new release, my family and I would go to our local theatre which has sadly closed and spend an afternoon lost in a world of wonder with a deeply moving … Continue reading ‘Encanto’ Beautifully Revives The Magic of Disney.
As someone who just turned twenty, three weeks ago to be exact, and is feeling as lost as a child in a supermarket, this movie genuinely couldn't have come at a better time. Lin-Manuel Miranda's directorial debut, 'tick, tick... BOOM!' showcases the tragically short but magically inspiring life of Jonathan Larson. A man with the … Continue reading ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time… (For Me!)
Hamilton (2020) is directed by Thomas Kail. It is the filmed adaptation of the modern Broadway classic with the same name. Lin-Manuel Miranda produces, writes, composes and stars as the lead in this true story about passion, love, satisfaction and legacy. The ensemble cast features Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, Daveed Digs, Anthony Ramos, … Continue reading An Overwhelming Showcase of Brilliance and Talent | Hamilton (2020) REVIEW!
Cats is directed by Tom Hooper and it is the cinematic adaptation of the Broadway musical Cats. Every year, a Jellicle Ball is held where a cat is chose to go to the Heaviside Layer and be granted a new life. The movie stars an ensemble cast including Francesca Hayward, Judi Dench, Rebel Wilson, Jason … Continue reading Cats – Movie Review!
SPOILERS INCLUDED IN THIS REVIEW! Frozen is directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and it is the Disney animated classic based on the fairytale The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson. In case you haven't been alive during these past five years, Frozen revolves around two sisters, Anna and Elsa, the latter having magical … Continue reading Frozen – Movie Review!
Steven Universe: The Movie is directed by series creator and lyrical genius Rebecca Sugar. This movie is based off of Cartoon Network's gem of a show, Steven Universe and it takes place two years after the events of the Season 5 finale "Change Your Mind". Steven and the Crystal Gems are living their happily ever … Continue reading Steven Universe: The Movie – Review!
WARNING: SPOILERS FOR DESCENDANTS 3 INCLUDED! Descendants 3 is directed by Kenny Ortega and it is the third movie in Disney's Descendants franchise. This third entry follows the VK's (Villain Kids) as they rescue Auradon from multiple threats when they try to bring in more kids from the Isle of the Lost. This movie … Continue reading Descendants 3 – Movie Review!
The Lion King (2019) is directed by Jon Favreau and it is the "live-action" remake of the 1994 animated classic with the same name. In case you've never watched the animated movie which is highly unlikely, this movie is about Simba, a lion who we see grow before our very eyes and learn about the … Continue reading The Lion King (2019) – Movie Review!