…find your way

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There  by Lewis Carroll By now you’ve likely seen the many, many reviews decrying “Alice Through the Looking Glass” (and of course one of its stars, but I’ll be putting those scandalous headlines aside for this review)…

…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…

…watch ’em run amuck

It’s week three of 2WC’s countdown to “Les Misérables,” and with a little over a week to go we’re discussing the couple that tries to steal the show (and anything else they can get their hands on)—the Thénardiers. In simplest terms, they’re the comic relief, but they are are oh so much more than that….

…face your demons

I admit that my knowledge of the original incarnation of “Dark Shadows,” a 1960’s television show for those who don’t know, is limited to that of its existence and apparently low production value.  So, there’s your grain of salt “Dark Shadows” enthusiasts. Therefore, the bulk of my expectations of Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” starring (of…

…Speak With Authority

Tom Hooper’s film “The King’s Speech” sounds like a story we’ve heard before. The hesitant royal finds the courage to take his place of power after several trials and missteps, but this is not quite that same tale. The film opens at the close of the 1925 British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Stadium, Prince Albert, Duke…