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Streaming Review: Disney Princesses And Villains Abound & It's Almost Magical In DISE Photo Streaming Review: Disney Princesses And Villains Abound & It's Almost Magical In DISENCHANTED On Disney+
by Bobby Patrick - November 23, 2022

Suffice it to say that DISENCHANTED has something for fans and something for kids, but not much for those in-betweeners....
Review: AURORA'S SUNRISE Animated Movie: Presenting Her Story to the World Photo Review: AURORA'S SUNRISE Animated Movie: Presenting Her Story to the World
by Ani Arutyunyan - November 12, 2022

'Aurora's Sunrise' turns a family story into history: 15 years old Arshaluys (her name was changed to Aurora in the US when she entered this country through Ellis Island) - an Armenian genocide survivor who miraculously escaped from death in the Ottoman harem, first fleeing to Saint-Petersburg, then...
Review: After 60 Years, These SPACE DOGS Finally Landed Off-Broadway, and Now They're Photo Review: After 60 Years, These SPACE DOGS Finally Landed Off-Broadway, and Now They're Being Transmitted on BroadwayHD
by Bobby Patrick - October 17, 2022

In all, what you have with SPACE DOGS on BroadwayHD is an unparalleled video presentation of cute boys singing, playing their own instruments, dancing to fab music with great choreo, all with a constantly moving set & lighting design...
BWW Review: LIFE AFTER YOU-An Excellent and Moving Film Experience Photo BWW Review: LIFE AFTER YOU-An Excellent and Moving Film Experience
by Marina Kennedy - April 11, 2022

The storyline for the poignant new movie, Life After You, is a distinctive one. This award-winning film is based on the book, 'Life After You: What Your Death From Drugs Leaves Behind' written by Linda Lajterman and published by WAT-Age Publishing....
'Expanded' WEST SIDE STORY in Philippine Cinemas, Feb. 16 Photo 'Expanded' WEST SIDE STORY in Philippine Cinemas, Feb. 16
by Oliver Oliveros - February 14, 2022

On Valentine’s week, Steven Spielberg’s first full-length musical film, 'West Side Story,' which recently been nominated for seven Oscar Awards, including this year’s 'Best Picture,' finally screens in Philippine cinemas starting February 16....
BWW Review: THE NATIONAL LOTTERY'S BIG NIGHT OF MUSICALS, BBC1 Photo BWW Review: THE NATIONAL LOTTERY'S BIG NIGHT OF MUSICALS, BBC1
by Caroline Cronin - January 31, 2022

Finally – a major theatrical event in a prime-time slot on a Saturday night. Not since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s array of reality shows have we seen musical theatre put front and centre on a mainstream channel, and after years of The Olivier Awards broadcast being relegated to a truncated late night Sun...
BWW Album Review: Jennifer Hudson's RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen Photo BWW Album Review: Jennifer Hudson's RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen of Soul' and Celebrates Strength in Sisterhood
by Courtney Savoia - September 25, 2021

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but truly getting to know the heart, soul, and essence of a music legend is the ultimate honor. For Oscar-and Grammy-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson, portraying the one and only Aretha Franklin was a serious and cherished commitment. In her...
BWW Reviews: DEAR EVAN HANSEN is Okay, And Here's Why… Photo BWW Reviews: DEAR EVAN HANSEN is Okay, And Here's Why…
by David Clarke - September 21, 2021

Seeing the film with other critics and fans, every one seemed to be searching for an answer to the same question: Is the film really as bad as the first wave of reviews indicated? The silver lining: it’s not the worst stage to screen film adaptation I’ve sat through. However, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is def...
BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY on Apple TV+ is a Celebration of Humanity and Broadway Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY on Apple TV+ is a Celebration of Humanity and Broadway
by David Clarke - September 08, 2021

On September 10, 2021, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, Apple TV+ is debuting a stunning stage capture of Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY. Filmed live at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in May 2021, the film is both a celebration of humanity’s penchant for kindness in the fa...
BWW Review: THE GOD COMMITTEE-An Outstanding and Insightful Drama Photo BWW Review: THE GOD COMMITTEE-An Outstanding and Insightful Drama
by Marina Kennedy - July 07, 2021

The God Committee, written and directed by Austin Stark, is now showing in select theatres and streaming.  It’s a film that must be seen.  It deftly brings to the screen the subject of life-saving organ transplants, while telling very human stories that occur behind the scenes....
BWW Review: Susan Morgan Cooper's Riveting Expose On Hot Car Deaths: FATAL DISTRACTIO Photo BWW Review: Susan Morgan Cooper's Riveting Expose On Hot Car Deaths: FATAL DISTRACTION
by Herbert Paine - January 08, 2021

FATAL DISTRACTION, Susan Morgan Cooper’s gripping documentary on a national crisis ~ hot car deaths ~ that begs for resolution....
BWW Review: WILD MOUNTAIN THYME is Enchanting Escapism Photo BWW Review: WILD MOUNTAIN THYME is Enchanting Escapism
by David Clarke - December 09, 2020

WILD MOUNTAIN THYME, a film you’ve likely not heard of, is truly one of 2020’s most beautifully lyrical and heartwarming romances. Adapted from John Patrick Shanely’s 2014 hit Broadway play OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, the film is both a love letter to Ireland and fairy tale romance, featuring enchanting perf...
BWW Review: THE PROM is an Uplifting, Feel-Good Musical Comedy Photo BWW Review: THE PROM is an Uplifting, Feel-Good Musical Comedy
by David Clarke - December 03, 2020

I approached Ryan Murphy’s film adaptation of THE PROM, expertly crafted for the stage by writers Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin and composer Matthew Sklar, with a lot of trepidation. Fortunately, most of my fears were misplaced and the final product is a joyous, technicolor celebration of living auth...
BWW Review: THE 30 YEAR OLD VIRGIN by Kevin James Doyle is Delightfully Inappropriate Photo BWW Review: THE 30 YEAR OLD VIRGIN by Kevin James Doyle is Delightfully Inappropriate
by Alison Bridget Chambers - November 29, 2020

The 30 Year Old Virgin by Kevin James Doyle is Delightfully Inappropriate. Lauded on two continents, 30YOV is now available for streaming....