Tag: lin-manuel miranda

An Electrifying Musical Experience – Tick, Tick…BOOM Review

An Electrifying Musical Experience – Tick, Tick…BOOM Review

tick, tick…BOOM!: Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda SYNOPSIS: On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship, and the pressures to create something great before time runs out. What an electrifying experience from Netflix and everyone involved. This was one of my most anticipated films of the year. A killer … Continue reading An Electrifying Musical Experience – Tick, Tick…BOOM Review

tick, tick… BOOM! Review: Andrew Garfield gives one of the best musical performances of all-time in one of the best musicals of all-time.

tick, tick… BOOM! Review: Andrew Garfield gives one of the best musical performances of all-time in one of the best musicals of all-time.

Director(s): Lin-Manuel Miranda Writer(s): Steven Levenson Cast: Andrew Garfield, Robin de Jesus, Vanessa Hudgens Synopsis: On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJserno8tyU Lin-Manuel Miranda might be one of the biggest names in theater... ever, … Continue reading tick, tick… BOOM! Review: Andrew Garfield gives one of the best musical performances of all-time in one of the best musicals of all-time.

2021 AFI Festival: tick, tick… Boom! Review

2021 AFI Festival: tick, tick… Boom! Review

Director by Lin-Manuel MirandaWritten by Steven Levenson (based on a musical by Jonathan Larson)Cast: Andrew Garfield, Robin de Jesus, Alexandra Shipp, Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua HenryPlot: On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City. Before watching tick, tick…Boom!, I … Continue reading 2021 AFI Festival: tick, tick… Boom! Review

Vivo – Review

Vivo – Review

Director(s): Kirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords Writer(s): Kirk DeMicco, Quiara Alegría Hudes Cast: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana Synopsis: A kinkajou by the name of Vivo is tasked with delivering a song to a famous singer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOe8L69JpVI It wasn't too long ago that the term "Sony Animation" was tied to films like The Smurfs, Open … Continue reading Vivo – Review

Trailer: Disney’s “Encanto”

Trailer: Disney’s “Encanto”

Disney takes a formula and turns it on it's head! Everyone is "special" except "Mirabel"... which makes her special. But she's not! She doesn't seem to have a superpower of fantastical talent! But the movie will be filled with that anyway. It looks like fun!...?Disney animation has been consistently pushing for representation and stories that … Continue reading Trailer: Disney’s “Encanto”