tick, tick…. Boom : Andrew Garfield sings his way to an Academy Award

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  Very occasionally a movie comes along that is actually better than its advance hype.  tick tick Boom is definitely one of them.   The directing debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) from a script by Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen),  this biopic musical is a love letter to the late Jonathan Larson and Broadway itself.   Larson … Continue reading

Andrew Garfield brings ‘Rent’s’ Jonathan Larson to life in tick.tick.BOOM

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  Fresh from his recent success portraying Jim Bakker in The Eyes of Tammy Faye,   Acadamy Award-nominated American/British Andrew Garfield is  heading back to our screens in a totally different change of directions.  The man who once flew into our lives as Superman, and broke our hearts in Angels in America is starring in his … Continue reading

In The Heights : the feel good Block Party of the Summer

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  If there is one thing we all need this summer it is an exhilarating feel-good movie to lift our spirits and take us out of our post-Covid doom. Lin Manuel-Miranda’s “In the Heights” is just that and so much more.  Director Jon M Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) gives us this exuberant block party in … Continue reading

Puerto Rico : It’s Almost Like Praying

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With the idiot POTUS too busy on the golf course to do anything at all about all the desolate and stranded people in Puerto Rico struggling to survive, others have thankfully stepped up to the plate.  Lin-Manuel Miranda the creator and star of Hamilton has created and  just released, “Almost Like Praying,” a song to raise … Continue reading

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