Dec 272014

Disney’s Into the Woods opened on Christmas Day and I have heard nothing but great things about it.  I’ve always loved musicals and musical theater – and actually did some theater in high school – so I’m really looking forward to this adaptation.  Unfortunately I’ve been under the weather for the last few days so we haven’t made it over yet but hope to next week.

Into the Woods fun facts: Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel in Disney Into the Woods

In the meantime I’ve been enjoying listening to the phenomenal Into the Woods soundtrack.  Did you know that the music for the film was pre-recorded over a two-week period at Angel Studios in London with a 56-piece orchestra, composed of some of the best musicians from the London Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic? Continue reading »

Aug 022013

I received a preview copy of Teen Beach Movie in order to facilitate my review.  All opinions and words are my own.

What happens when you take a themed musical and breath Disney magic on it?  You get Teen Beach Movie, a fun new musical that the entire family can enjoy together.  It goes without saying how much I love Disney movies and this one did not disappoint.

Disney’s Teen Beach Movie is kind of like Grease meets West Side Story and they all decide to hang out on the beach.  For someone that loves the old musicals (I seriously couldn’t begin to count the number of times I have watched Grease), it was a great premise.  Unlike some of the musicals of the 70s and 80s, though, this is much more family-friendly all the way through, making it a good way to introduce your kiddos to the genre.

Disney's Teen Beach Movie

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