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By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Disney’s first look at the live-action ‘Aladdin’ film, poster and Mena Messoud

Tapping in on their successful trend of remaking their animated classics into live-action blockbuster hits, Disney will now try their hand at Aladdin with director Guy Ritchie and Will Smith starring in the role More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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‘Mamma Mia’ returning to cinemas to celebrate the 10th anniversary

It’s been 10 years since “Mamma Mia!” became one of the most successful movie musicals in history, and since everyone loves a party – especially one filled with ABBA music – Fathom Events and Universal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Fathom Events to bring ‘Bandstand’ musical back to cinemas

Due to the success of the initial theatrical release, Fathom Events is bringing “BANDSTAND: The Broadway Musical on Screen” back to cinemas nationwide on November 15 and 19 in celebration of Veterans Day.  More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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‘Iron Fist’ season 2 preview with Christine Toy Johnson, teasing Sherry Yang, costumes, action, ‘Come From Away’ and ‘You’

Marvel’s Netflix expands with the second season of Iron Fist and actress Christine Toy Johnson teases the new season, the action, her appearances on the show and filming in New York. Christine Toy Johnson More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Disney’s new live-action ‘Aladdin’ will have new songs from ‘Greatest Showman’ duo

From La La Land to The Greatest Showman, songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are adding another amazing film to their resume with Disney’s upcoming live-action Aladdin. In fact, Variety reports that More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Emily Blunt dances in new ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ image

Disney has a new remake set for Christmas, Mary Poppins Returns, a new film starring Emily Blunt as the whimsical nanny. Blunt stars in a new pic, teasing a musical number and dance sequence. Set some 25-odd years More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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‘Mamma Mia Here We Go Again’ fails to bring back that the fun, happy sensation of the original

How is a fan of musicals not giving Mamma Mia! 2 a higher rating than 3 out of 5 stars?  A fan of Abba? The girl who has spent the last 2 days singing the songs from the original film?!?!   Well, because I’ve More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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‘Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical’ Encore in Theaters July 26 and 28

Due to popular demand and record-breaking cinematic screenings in 2017, “Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!” makes its way back to the big screen for a two-day summer encore event. Captured live at the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ Returns to Theaters June 3 and 6

Writer-director Mel Brooks’ comedy masterpiece The Producers returns to movie theaters for two days only on June 3 and 6 as a part of the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series. Mel Brooks fans new and More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Broadway Musical ‘Bandstand’ Premieres in Cinemas This Summer

“Bandstand,” Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor’s Broadway musical directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will bring high-octane, heart-stopping, spectacular More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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‘Peter Pan Jr’ coming to Patel Conservatory on April 26 thru April 29

The Patel Conservatory will present Disney’s Peter Pan, JR., April 26-29 in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater. This timeless musical tells the tale of a place where dreams are born and More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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New ‘Lion King’ live-action film will have four songs from original, one new Elton John, Beyonce song for the credits

The Jungle Book placed fifth in the top ten highest-grossing films of 2016,  Beauty and the Beast was the second highest-grossing movie of last year, so a Lion King project seems poised for great success. According More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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‘The Greatest Showman’ Review: impressive and fun musical with serious messages

This perspective comes from a reviewer who does NOT care for Musicals. Sure, I can still appreciate a good film, but Grease, The Sound of Music or West Side Story aren’t getting screened regularly in my house. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ set for cinemas on November 16

“Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn” is coming to U.S. cinemas for one night this fall as part of the ongoing partnership between Fathom Events and theater streaming service, BroadwayHD. The dazzling Broadway More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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‘JONAH: The Musical!’ Goes Home, DVD set for October 17 release

Now, bring it home: JONAH: The Musical!—the first filmed version of a Sight & Sound Theatres® biblical stage epic—releases Oct. 17 on DVD and digital platforms for home entertainment. Jonah! on Stage More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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First teaser with Emily Blunt in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ lands at D23 for excited fans

Emily Blunt took the stage for the presentation of Mary Poppins Returns at D23 with director/producer Rob Marshall, sharing a new motion poster for the much anticipated sequel to the 1964 classic Disney film, Mary More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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‘Amazing and powerful’ ‘Jonah: On Stage’ returns cinemas for encore on June 3

There’s no better way to kickoff summer than a movie everyone can enjoy! We can certainly recommend  JONAH: On Stage! – returning to theaters for a matinee event on June 3. After packing movie theaters More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Dick Van Dyke praises Emily Blunt in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Disney has set a new Mary Poppins film with Emily Blunt as the famous nanny and while Dick Van Dyke said “nobody compares” to Julie Andrews’ portrayal of Mary, he offered praise for the new lead actress and More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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Niki Caro comments on ‘Mulan’ music, gender gap in Hollywood

Disney has set a live-action Mulan is in development, but very little is known at the moment. That said, director Niki Caro previously stated the film will not include any songs, disappointing many, many fans More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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‘Saturday Night Fever’ celebrates 40th anniversary with director’s cut screening in theaters

In 1977, Saturday Night Fever became a cultural touchstone like few movies before or since, and this May fans can catch the fever again when the influential classic returns to the big screen for two days only in More...


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