Music travels with us throughout our lives. It makes the world go round. For many, it is a lifesaver, gateway to the soul and makes up the soundtrack of our lives. Like the great reggae artist, Bob Marley so eloquently says, “When the beat hits, you feel no pain.” This brings me to the recent release of ‘The Upside‘ a comedy-drama starring funny guy Kevin … Continue reading The voice of Aretha Franklin shines in full operatic aria in ‘The Upside’ movie with star Kevin Hart
For two weekends in a row ‘Kung Fu Panda 3‘s slay at the box office continued. Crushing its competition the film threw down like the Broncos but by weekend 3, and now this past weekend, its fourth week out, competition got tougher for our cuddly hero Po as he went up against the super hottie-hero, Ryan Reynolds in ‘Deadpool‘. Coming in second for two weekends since Deadpool’s arrival our … Continue reading KUNG FU PANDA 3: SO NICE I SAW IT TWICE!
A review of Pixar’s animated movie ‘Inside Out’ with commentary from kids ages 7 thru 9. Continue reading EMOTIONS GONE WILD? NOT REALLY! JOY AND SADNESS GET TO WORK HARMONIOUSLY TO SAVE THE DAY IN PIXAR’S ‘INSIDE OUT’…….by Debra Lewis-Boothman
I like the Cinderella movie because it was romantic—–Kameko, 8 Jumping on that iron horse aka a NYC subway train oftentimes can be a hit or miss most days, thus the case last Tuesday when the kids and I headed from Brooklyn into the city to catch a screening of the beauty of all fairy tales, Cinderella. Getting to the screening took great effort, for we … Continue reading CINDERELLA PERFORMED LIKE A QUEEN AT THE BOX OFFICE!…..BY DEBRA LEWIS-BOOTHMAN
Modern film musicals are having a huge upswing. Don’t call it a comeback…..call it the future! I grew up loving musicals. In fact, I remember as a kid growing up in Barbados we would sit in front of the television and watch Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals for hours on end. After arriving in America in the early 80’s I was introduced to Carmen Jones, my … Continue reading IT’S THE AGE OF MODERNIZED FILM MUSICALS LIKE ANNIE ….by Debra Lewis-Boothman