Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
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Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Neil Meron and Marc Platt Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert by Jay S. Jacobs In 1970, a pair of fairly unknown composers named Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice released a concept album called Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera about the life of Christ looking through a (then-) modern prism. The record was … Continue reading

The Greatest Showman (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Greatest Showman (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (2017) Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Keala Settle, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Daniel Everidge, Sam Humphrey, Shannon Holtzapffel, Paul Sparks, Gayle Rankin, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Skylar Dunn and Ellis Rubin. Screenplay by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon. Directed by Michael Gracey. Distributed by 20th … Continue reading

The Paris Opera (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Paris Opera (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE PARIS OPERA (2017) Featuring Stéphane Lissner, Benjamin Millepied and Mikhail Timoshenko. Written by Jean-Stephane Bron. Directed by Jean-Stephane Bron. Distributed by Film Movement. 110 minutes. Not Rated. I care about the arts – music, dance, theater, film. I love to watch talented people giving of themselves to the world with passion and emotion. With … Continue reading

Florence Foster Jenkins (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Florence Foster Jenkins (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (2016) Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda, Stanley Townsend, Allan Corduner, Christian McKay, David Haig, John Sessions, Brid Brennan and John Kavanagh. Screenplay by Nicholas Martin. Directed by Stephen Frears. Distributed by Paramount Pictures.  110 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Talent is such a fickle thing.  Knowledge, or interest, … Continue reading

Burt Bacharach – A Life in Song (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Burt Bacharach – A Life in Song (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

BURT BACHARACH – A LIFE IN SONG (2016) Starring Burt Bacharach, Michael Grade, Alfie Roe, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Shaun Escoffery, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Heyward, Michael Kiwanuka, Laura Mvula, Joss Stone, Josie James, Donna Taylor, John Pagano, The Burt Bacharach Band and Senbla Concert Orchestra. Directed by Richard Valentine. Distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment.  111 minutes.  Not … Continue reading

Youth (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Youth (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

YOUTH (2015) Starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Mark Kozelek, Robert Seethaler, Alex MacQueen, Luna Mijovic, Tom Lipinski, Chloe Pirrie, Alex Beckett, Nate Dern, Mark Gessner, Paloma Faith, Ed Stoppard, Sonia Gessner, Madalina Ghenea, Sumi Jo and Dorji Wangchuk. Screenplay by Paolo Sorrentino. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Distributed by Fox … Continue reading

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Delivering the Letters From the Labyrinth
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Delivering the Letters From the Labyrinth

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Delivering the Letters From the Labyrinth by Jay S. Jacobs Progressive rock and Christmas didn’t use to be bound together, but Paul O’Neill and his Trans-Siberian Orchestra have helped to change all that. O’Neill formed the Trans-Siberian Orchestra with Savatage members Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli, who he had previously worked with while … Continue reading