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: 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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FW MOVIE PICK: MUPPETS MOST WANTED

MUPPETS, MUPPETS AND MORE MUPPETS! Dominic Badguy (Ricky Gervais), the Muppets’ new manager, convinces the gang to embark on a world tour. Kermit the Frog doubts that it’s a good idea — a feeling that’s proven right when look-alike Constantine escapes from prison, takes Kermit’s place, and lands Miss Piggy’s sweetie in a Siberian prison. […]

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