…Sing About Tomorrow

What is there to say about Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s “Les Misérables,” that hasn’t already been said? Not much, but I’ll try my best.  First off, I’ll assume that you either know the story, or you probably don’t care.  So, I’ll just jump right into the review portion. This highly anticipated musical…

…go beyond the barricade

I first saw “Les Misérables” just nights before its third American tour came to an end.  I knew nothing about this show, beyond the basic melody of “On My Own” and a very basic understanding of Victor Hugo’s novel. Needless to say I was blown away, and now six years later, I’ve seen four different productions…

…Prefer Blonde

“Shall I be her?” whispers Marilyn Monroe to her young, British confidant Colin Clark, just before she poses and pouts for an assembled group of adoring fans. She slips into the part as if it were one of her form fitting costumes, and becomes the icon of charm and sex that the world knew her…