Movies-to-Stage. On Musical Adaptations

Movies-to-Stage. On Musical Adaptations Today we've turned the blog over to Tom Mizer, one half of the songwriting team Mizer & Moore... Musicals have alwasy been adapted from non-musical material by Tom Mizer Can I admit something and ...

Dustin Hoffman To Star In Scott Rudin Broadway Production Of ‘Our Town’ Next Year; Bartlett Sher Will Direct

Dustin Hoffman To Star In Scott Rudin Broadway Production Of ‘Our Town’ Next Year; Bartlett Sher Will Direct Exclusive: Producer Scott Rudin will bring actor Dustin Hoffman to Broadway in a 2021 staging of Our Town, to be directed by Bartlett Sher (To Kill A Mockingbird). Hoffman will play the role of the ...

The Reluctant Debutante

The Reluctant Debutante Vincente Minnelli took time out from expensive MGM shows like Gigi to knock off this tale about the London debutante season, a light-comedy Cinderella story without satire or social comment. Young ...

Emmy spotlight: Lauren Ambrose (‘Servant’) shows the struggle and pain of a grieving mother in the unsettling series

Emmy spotlight: Lauren Ambrose (‘Servant’) shows the struggle and pain of a grieving mother in the unsettling series Ever since the Apple TV+ streaming platform officially launched in the fall of 2019, it has debuted several new scripted shows. Among them is “Servant,” created by BAFTA nominee Tony Basgallop and ...

Pandemic Parade III

Pandemic Parade III Here are many more movies to watch when you’re staying in for a while, featuring recommendations from Steven Canals, Larry Karaszewski, Gareth Reynolds, and Alan Arkush with special guest star Blaire ...

Honor Blackman, Actress Who Played Iconic Bond Girl Pussy Galore, Dies at 94

Honor Blackman, Actress Who Played Iconic Bond Girl Pussy Galore, Dies at 94 Honor Blackman, a British actress beloved for playing iconic Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, has died. She was 94. Blackman’s death was confirmed by her family to The Guardian, where they say ...

Honor Blackman Dies: ‘Goldfinger’s Pussy Galore Was 94

Honor Blackman Dies: ‘Goldfinger’s Pussy Galore Was 94 Honor Blackman, best known for playing Bond girl Pussy Galore in 1964’s Goldfinger, has died of natural causes unrelated to coronavirus at her home in Sussex, England. She was 94. Her death was ...

Today in Showbiz History: Julie Andrews in "My Fair Lady"

Today in Showbiz History: Julie Andrews in by Nathaniel R We've discussed the Oscar wars of My Fair Lady and Mary Poppins (1964) before but have you ever wondered how history would have been different if Julie Andrews had scored the movie ...

Watch James Taylor Perform ‘Teach Me Tonight’ on ‘Meyers’

Watch James Taylor Perform ‘Teach Me Tonight’ on ‘Meyers’ James Taylor appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers to perform his recent single “Teach Me Tonight.” The song, which comes off his recent album American Standard, is a jazz classic by Gene De Paul ...

‘The Banker’ Film Review: Anthony Mackie Gives Energy to Blandly Competent Biopic

‘The Banker’ Film Review: Anthony Mackie Gives Energy to Blandly Competent Biopic With new streaming services there must come new content, and so it is that Apple TV+ has produced “The Banker,” a biographical film about Bernard Garrett and Joe Morris, two black real estate ...

Bww Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Alison Fraser

Bww Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Alison Fraser In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser about her 1996 album 'A New York Romance.' They also discuss Rusty Magee, James Taylor, Benjamin Dreyer, Bill Finn, 'In ...

Vote Now for the Gold Derby Film Decade Awards: What were the best films and performances from 2010-2019?

Vote Now for the Gold Derby Film Decade Awards: What were the best films and performances from 2010-2019? “Parasite” just won our 18th Annual Gold Derby Award for Best Picture, but how does it compare to the other best movies from 2010-2019. For the second time we’re conducting the Gold Derby Decade ...

Oscars flashback 55 years ago: Julie Andrews (‘Mary Poppins’) gets sweet revenge on Audrey Hepburn (‘My Fair Lady’)

Oscars flashback 55 years ago: Julie Andrews (‘Mary Poppins’) gets sweet revenge on Audrey Hepburn (‘My Fair Lady’) “My Fair Lady” vs. “Mary Poppins.” Audrey Hepburn vs. Julie Andrews. It could have been the biggest rivalry in Academy history, but with two of the classiest stars and two beloved musicals involved, ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: J.J. Watt Charms, but Alec Baldwin’s Trump Impression Is Only Getting Worse

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: J.J. Watt Charms, but Alec Baldwin’s Trump Impression Is Only Getting Worse With kickoff mere hours away at the Super Bowl Liv, “Saturday Night Live” capitalized on the fervor of the big game the only way it knows how: with an athlete as host. The position is the one brand of ...

The Oscar for Best Director doesn’t go to … 5 legendary filmmakers

The Oscar for Best Director doesn’t go to … 5 legendary filmmakers With the Academy Awards just around the corner, it’s time to talk about the “who didn’ts” — the actors who never won an Oscas, let alone received a nomination-as well as classic films that never saw ...

Oscars: Decoding the Best Picture Race Using Just Math

Oscars: Decoding the Best Picture Race Using Just Math The Academy this year must choose among heartless hitmen and sprinting soldiers, supportive sisters and depressed divorcees, action actors and comic book killers. Which of these will win best picture? ...

James Taylor Details New Album, Hits Road With Jackson Browne

James Taylor Details New Album, Hits Road With Jackson Browne James Taylor will take on the Great American Songbook on the singer’s upcoming album American Standard, due out February 28th. The LP is Taylor’s first since 2015’s Before This World and 19th overall. ...

Tony Britton obituary

Stage and screen actor who was a West End stalwart, became a film star in the 1950s and then a TV sitcom favourite in the 70s and 80s Tony Britton dies aged 95 In a career spanning six decades, Tony ...

A Best Cinematography Oscar nomination for ‘1917’ would move Roger Deakins up to second on the all-time list

A Best Cinematography Oscar nomination for ‘1917’ would move Roger Deakins up to second on the all-time list Roger Deakins is back in the Best Cinematography Oscar race for the first time since his win for “Blade Runner 2049” (2017) with Sam Mendes‘ “1917.” His long-awaited victory was on his 14th nomination ...

Bww Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Laura Benanti

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning Broadway star Laura Benanti about Tori Amos's 1992 album 'Little Earthquakes.' They also discuss Patti LuPone, Arthur Laurents, Joni Mitchell, ...

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