Tag Archive for Steve Duffy

Power Rangers

Film review by Steve Duffy –  Five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the…

5 Questions: Julie Arvedon Knowlton

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Julie Arvedon Knowlton along with her partners in the business have over 25 years of casting experience in the Boston market. They are always looking for new local talent who want to break into show business.   SD: What can you tell us about Slate…

Beauty and the Beast

Film review by Steve Duffy –   “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the…

5 Questions: Norman Lear

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   TV pioneer Norman Lear has produced some of the greatest shows in television history. He is the creator of hits that include “All in the Family, “The Jeffersons” and “Good Times.” In the ’80s, he dropped out of television to become a full-time activist, but…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is at the Boston Opera House through March 19, 2017. Theatre Review by Steve Duffy – Based on the 2003 novel by British writer Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident tells the story of fifteen-year-old Christopher. He is exceptionally intelligent, but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life.  When …

5 Questions: Tom Atwood

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Kings & Queens in Their Castles has been called the most ambitious photo series ever conducted of the LGBTQ experience in the USA. Over 15 years, Tom Atwood photographed more than 350 subjects at home nationwide (with over 160 in the book), including nearly 100 celebrities…

Logan

Film review by Steve Duffy – It’s 2029. Mutants are gone–or very nearly so. An isolated, despondent Logan (Hugh Jackman) is drinking his days away in a hideout on a remote stretch of the Mexican border, picking up petty cash as a driver for hire. His companions in exile are the outcast Caliban (Stephen Merchant)…

5 Questions: James Cole

James Cole will be performing in “The Classic Rock Show” March 2nd at the Lynn Auditorium 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – James Cole and the Classic Rock Show will be performing songs from classic rock’s greatest moments, which include music from AC/DC, Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Meatloaf, Queen,…

5 Questions: Ethan Bortnick

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Sixteen year old Ethan Bortnick has moved audiences nationally and internationally as a pianist, composer, singer, entertainer, and a driven humanitarian, dedicated to combining his musical pursuits with his charity work. The Hollywood, Florida native begged his parents for piano lessons and discovered an uncanny ability…

The Great Wall

Film review by Steve Duffy – “The Great Wall” is not a great movie. I had great expectations for it because it was directed by Zhang Yimou, whose amazing filmography includes some of the most globally acclaimed features to come out of China. Matt Damon portrays William Garin, an ace archer with a really bad…