5 Modern-Day Lessons from “The Sound of Music”

It’s the golden anniversary of a piece of cinema gold: The Sound of Music. Fifty years after the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical arrived on the big screen, the Broadway hit-turned-movie retains its appeal. NBC did a made-for-T.V. remake of the hit last year featuring country music star Carrie Underwood. Lady Gaga wowed at this year’s … Continued

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‘Galavant’ and the Age of Chivalry

If you haven’t been watching ABC’s new medieval musical comedy series Galavant, then you’re missing what The Wall Street Journal calls “one of the oddest network shows, comedy or otherwise, in some time.” But there’s more to Galavant than just campy, boisterous fun. The four-weekend show, which airs back-to-back half-hour episodes on Sunday nights, centers … Continued

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‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Needs to Go

The first time I saw The Rocky Horror Picture Show, I walked out. It was a live performance put on by some local art buffs, and everything about it was just…awful. The singing, dancing, acting, acoustics, everything. But to give it a fair shot, I later watched the movie, as so many people seem to … Continued

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