FW MOVIE PICK: HAIRSPRAY (REMAKE)

Based on the Broadway Version of the 1988 film; this update offers way more musical numbers and toe-tapping fun that kept me invested almost as much as the cast of characters that I recognize! In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad auditions for a spot on “The Corny Collins Show” and wins. She becomes an […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: HAIRSPRAY

From the mind of John Waters, we are treated to this dance which I didn’t see until after the 2007 remake and needless to say it is an entirely different entity altogether! When Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teen, auditions for a spot on a popular teen dance show, she beats out the spiteful Amber von […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: MAMMA MIA!

While I my not have heard a ton of ABBA songs, but I was still intrigued to check out this jukebox musical that gained a cult following! Donna, an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter’s wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride, has a […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: MARY POPPINS

Not even the behind the scenes with disgruntled author P.L. Travers, which was later made into a movie I’ll review at some point can hinder my love for this classic live-action Disney musical! When Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Michael (Matthew Garber), the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect […]

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