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Chip on My Shoulder

Chip on My Shoulder

Woah, Elle, what’s up doc? Love, excuse me? I put my faith in love I followed where it led Love led you here? To my personal circle of hell It has not worked out well I wish that I were dead ‘Cause instead of a wedding and love I’m flunking out of school, a total … Continue reading

On My Fair Lady

On My Fair Lady

I’m a legitimate fan of actress Audrey Hepburn, obviously in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, but also in this as well. There is some debate on if the film is sexist, or not, which I would rather leave alone right now. According to The New York Times review: AS Henry Higgins might have whooped, “By George, they’ve … Continue reading

On West Side Story

On West Side Story

Rita Moreno and Natalie Wood do fantastic acting in West Side Story. The first time I saw the film, I thought it was really, really done amazingly well. According to The New York Times review: What they have done with West Side Story in knocking it down and moving it from stage to screen is to … Continue reading

On Chicago

On Chicago

I remember the first time I ever saw Chicago, I totally really, really loved it. According to The New York Times review: It’s rare to find a picture as exuberant, as shallow – and as exuberant about its shallowness – as the director Rob Marshall’s film adaptation of the Broadway musical ”Chicago.” It’s the raw … Continue reading

On Hairspray

On Hairspray

I just totally and completely love Hairspray. Ricki Lake, who played the original 1988 Tracy Turnblad, makes a cameo appearance as one of the pageant judges. According to The New York Times review: That “Hairspray” is good-hearted is no surprise. Adam Shankman’s film, lovingly adapted from the Broadway musical, preserves the inclusive, celebratory spirit of … Continue reading

Top 20 Songs from the Musicals

Top 20 Songs from the Musicals

#20. “You Can’t Stop the Beat” from Hairspray #20. “Seasons of Love” from RENT #19. “Anything Goes” from Anything Goes #18. “Send In The Clowns” from A Little Night Music #17. “America” from West Side Story #15. “Do-Re-Mi” from The Sound of Music #14. “I Know Him So Well” from Chess #13. “Tonight (Ensemble)” from … Continue reading

These Are a Few of My Favorite Musicals!

I have been a massive musical fan for such a long time, and why not? Musicals are absolutely awesome! Hairspray  Hedwig & the Angry Inch  Into The Woods The Phantom of the Opera Chicago  The Book of Mormon Wicked (as in Wicked Awesome) Mame Cabaret My Fair Lady Fiddler On The Roof West Side Story  … Continue reading