Reviews

Halloween

Halloween Review by Steve Duffy – Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. The great thing about this Halloween is that it…

A Star Is Born

Film review by Steve Duffy – In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers–and falls in love with–struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But…

Jekyll & Hyde

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Broadway’s Gothic musical thriller about Dr. Henry Jekyll (played by Tony-Nominee Constantine Maroulis), who accidentally creates a potion that changes him into a murderous alter ego, Edward Hyde. Jekyll must figure out a way to stop the uncontrollable violent transformations before it results in deadly consequences for his fiancée,…

Champions of Magic

Review by Steve Duffy – You won’t believe your eyes when the “Champions of Magic” take the stage and perform their amazing acts! The 5 world-class illusionists that make up the Champions of Magic come to the USA for the first time following 4 years touring the UK with sold out shows, rave reviews and…

The Meg

The Meg Film review by Steve Duffy – This is not Jaws! Based on the best-selling novel MEG by Steve Alten, The MEG, comes at the height of our beach day excursions. A deep-sea submersible–part of an international undersea observation program–has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies…

Mission Impossible – Fallout

Film review by Steve Duffy – The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill,…

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Movie review by Steve Duffy – If you like Abba, then you will love “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. It’s been 10 years, since Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) found her dads, and now in this musical prequel / sequel, she is reopening her mom’s (Streep) hotel on the beautiful fictional Greek island of Kalokairi. Adding…

Disney’s Aladdin

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Aladdin, adapted from the Academy Award®-winning animated Disney film and centuries-old folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights,” is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical.    Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy, and timeless romance.    This new production features…

Ant-Man and The Wasp

Film review by Steve Duffy – In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a super hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank…

Born for This

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Born for This will take you to church! Detroit teenagers BeBe and Cece Winans experience the ultimate in culture shock when they leave the comfort and safety of their already-famous family to join Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Praise The Lord Network in Pineville, North Carolina. The televangelist couple…