Tag Archive for Review

Glass

Film review by Steve Duffy – The only reason to see Glass is because of James McAvoy’s incredible performance! From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb…

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie Film review by Steve Duffy – Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm…

Mary Poppins Returns

Film review by Steve Duffy – Marry Poppins Returns The film is set in 1930’s depression-era London (the time period of the original novels) and is drawn from the wealth of material in PL Travers’ additional seven books. In the story, Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane (Emily Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his…

Green Book

Film review by Steve Duffy – One of my favorite movies of the year! Peter Farrelly breaks away from his lowbrow comedy roots and delivers a road trip for all of us. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class…

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Film review by Steve Duffy – The Grinch: “I know what to do; I’m going to steal their Christmas!” The Grinch may have stolen their Christmas, but you may feel like he stole your time. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter and louder celebrations. When the Whos…

Hairspray

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Grab your can of hairspray and head over to NSMT! Based on the 1988 screenplay by John Waters, Hairspray is set in Baltimore, 1962, Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto TV, and into the heart of…

Rock of Ages

Theatre review by Steve Duffy –  It’s back to the ‘80s at the Boch Wang Theatre!  It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker.  As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club, ROCK OF AGES allows fans to rock out once again to their favorite…

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…