Tag Archive for Steve Duffy

Transformers: The Last Night

Film review by Steve Duffy – Humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Now, it’s up to the unlikely alliance of Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee, an English…

5 Questions: Mairead Carlin of Celtic Woman

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – To purchase tickets to see Celtic Woman perform at the Lynn Auditorium on June 25th, visit www.lynnauditorium.com Mairead has been part of Celtic Woman since 2013. She was born in Derry, in the north of Ireland, and her life has been immersed in music since her…

Cars 3

Film review by Steve Duffy – Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), with…

The Mummy

Film review by Steve Duffy – Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension. From the sweeping sands of the Middle…

5 Questions: Nick Lazzarini

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Nick is the season one winner of the Fox reality show So You Think You Can Dance and has been featured in countless publications, including the cover of Dance Spirit Magazine twice. He has performed with music sensations such as Adele on Dancing with the Stars,…

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Hedwig is a “slip of a girly boy” born in East Berlin, who then moves to West Berlin after meeting an American soldier, Luther. He moves to America and meets teen Tommy Speck, transforming him into a rock star who casts Hedwig aside until they meet again years later. …

5 Questions: Cary Hoffman

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Cary Hoffman turns his celebrated PBS Special into a biographical, often hilarious, and poignant one-man musical play about his love and idolization for this hero Frank Sinatra and the perils of wanting to become somebody else. SD: How did your passion for Sinatra develop? CH: I…

Baywatch

Film review by Steve Duffy – Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson), the gung-ho leader of the elite Baywatch lifeguard squad, clashes with new recruit Matt Brody (Zac Efron), a disgraced Olympic swimmer brought in as the new face of the organization. However, when a dead body is recovered from a yacht fire, the two must put…

5 Questions: QUIÑ

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –  Emerging artist QUIÑ recently performed at SXSW Fader Fort and earlier this year debuted her video for “MATH.” The soft spoken singer with power pipes is creating her own sound on her own terms.  SD: When did you realize you had the talent to sing? Q:…

Everything, Everything

Film review by Steve Duffy – Based on the young adult novel of the same name, Everything, Everything tells the story of a teenage girl (Amandla Stenberg) unable to leave her home because she has an immunodeficiency that makes her allergic to almost everything. However, her life changes for the better when she begins to communicate…