The best thing about running a movie site is being forced out of your movie comfort zone. I never used to be a big fan of musicals. Then through this site I was coerced by my wife to watch Moulin Rouge and discovered I had been missing out. Even though I now watch them without grimacing, like anything else, there are good musicals and bad ones. Thankfully, In the Heights is one of the good ones. A...[Read More]
Vivo is a fun film when it finds its rhythm. Coming from Sony Pictures Animation, I was hoping for something more like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse or SPA’s pairing with Netflix for The Mitchell vs the Machines. Unfortunately, it misses the beat in-between the catchy music from master maestro Lin-Manuel Miranda. Lin has a way of using the beats to tell the story in a fun and unique way. While...[Read More]
Synopsis: From Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation — the studio that brought you Oscar winner Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and this year’s critically acclaimed blockbuster The Mitchells vs. The Machines — comes Vivo, an animated musical adventure featuring all-new songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of Hamilton and In the Heights. Vivo fol...[Read More]
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights is coming to 4K UltraHD, Blu-ray, and DVD on August 31st and if you can’t wait that long for the better quality physical media version you can grab it early on Digital on July 30th. The 143-minute movie with have a Dolby Atmos track on both the 4K Ultra High-Def Blu-ray and the standard Blu-ray. The music will undoubtedly surround you. We’ll co...[Read More]
Actress Halle Bailey (not Berry) landed the role of Ariel in the live action Disney remake of the adventure down under the sea… The Little Mermaid. Today she unveiled the first picture of her out of the sea, but not quite on land as the live action Ariel. TThe rest of the cast includes Melissa McCarthy, Daveed Diggs, Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina. Lin-Manuel Miranda is providing some new musi...[Read More]
Watch the first toe tapping 8-minutes of In The Heights, based on the Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical. In The Heights is going to kill it on the big-screen based on this small taste. The movie is directed by John M. Chu who has a talent for musicals. Someone green light the sequel to Jem. The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” invite you to a cinematic event, where th...[Read More]
An animated musical adventure that follows VIVO, a one-of-kind kinkajou (aka a rainforest “honey bear,” voiced by Miranda), who must find his way from Havana to Miami in order to deliver a song on behalf of his beloved owner and mentor Andres (Buena Vista Social Club’s Juan de Marcos González).