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: LOVE ACTUALLY

Most modern movies that feature multiple stories of different centered on a different subject doesn’t work; but this Christmas Classic proves that it can be done justice! The movie follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: THE HOLIDAY

Well I wanted to check out a more modern Christmas classic; so this is what I chose! Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love. Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, and Jack Black star in the film as Amanda Woods, […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: PEARL HARBOR

After the success of Titanic, Michael Bay thought it was a good idea to capture the same kind of success with this direct misfire of a flick! When you see a movie Pearl Harbor you expect to see the event itself which by all accounts is done justice more or less. The love triangle between […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: SPLASH

Before there was The Little Mermaid, there was this classic Tom Hanks movie about love and mermaids! The movie has good humor, a very light tone and likable performances from the leads especially Daryl Hannah. The film is also notable for being the first film released by the Walt Disney Studios’ Touchstone label, which had […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: THE ROOM

Well here it is, the Disasterpiece, that is the room. It is the kind of movie that everybody says is so bad it’s good and they aren’t kidding. For a movie that’s supposed to be a drama, it ended up being a comedy instead. Whether it’s the uncomfortable sex scenes, bad acting, inconsistent storylines or even […]

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