Movie Review Flashback- Jersey Boys (2014)

Jersey Boys is a 2014 musical drama directed by Clint Eastwood. It tells the story of the band The Four Season and how they rose from singing under streetlights in New Jersey to become a musical sensational. In 1951, singer Tommy DeVito (Vincent Piazza) meets a local barber’s son named Frankie Castelluccio (John Lloyd Mills…

Music Review- Lindsey Stirling: The Greatest Showman Medley

Lindsay Stirling’s previous album Brave Enough features the inspiring songs Lost Girls and her single Mirage. Previously, I reviewed her music video Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy a well choreographed song. Today, I’m reviewing two of her latest music videos. For this post, I am breaking down the new The Greatest Showman Medley. Lindsey Stirling combines several of the best songs from…

Music Review- Lindsey Stirling: Christmas C’mon feat. Becky G

Lindsey Stirling released her newest album Warmer in the Winter, available now. Stirling’s previous album Brave Enough features the inspiring songs Lost Girls and her single Mirage. Previously, I review her music video Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy a well choreographed song. Today, I’m reviewing her latest music video and song Christmas C’Mon featuring the vocal talent of Becky G. Like everything that…

Classic Film Review- Singin’ In The Rain (1952)

Today, the hit musical Singin’ In The Rain has been chosen to continue music week. It is a 1952 film directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly (who also starred and choreographed the movie). It features an ensemble cast for its time including Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno as well as King Donovan in a…

Music Review- Lady Antebellum: Heart Break

Lady Antebellum is a fantastic country and Western rock band with the incredible talents of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood. They are one talented group with some incredible songs including their new single Heart Break from Capitol Records Nashville. While the lyrics are somewhat unoriginal for a country song, it is a seemingly real story…

Interview With Singer Liv V

This week is music week at the old blog! I am writing all kinds of music reviews, articles, posts, and movie reviews on some of my favorite musical happenings. Today, I interviewed a singer to kick off the week. I connected with the singer Liv V through her Instagram profile. She is a seriously talented…

Music Review- Lindsey Stirling: Lost Girls

Lindsey Stirling is one of my all time favorite music artist. She has such talent, with amazing songs like Hold My Heart, The Arena, and Love’s Just A Feeling featuring Rooty. From her new album Brave Enough comes this inspiring song Lost Girls. The song is filled with whimsy sense of wonder that is a staple in Stirling’s…

Movie Review- Moana

Disney brought us this gem Moana in 2016 as their latest line in animated musical films. It was by directed by Ron Clements and John Musker and stars the voices of Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Oscar Knightley and Alan Tudyk. It is an epic adventure. The demigod Maui…

Musical Urban Legends You Probably Believe Volume 2

Urban Legends have haunted civilization since the dawn of time. Previously, I highlighted some musical conspiracy theories that are fun to speculate about and discuss over dinner, but ultimately are untrue. Here is the second batch of five big-time musical hits that developed some interesting Musical Urban Legends You Probably Believe: Strawberry Fields Forever This…

Movie Review- Sing (2016)

From the Illumination Entertainment, the studio that brought you Despicable Me 2, Minions, and The Secret Life of Pets comes the Garth Jennings directed film Sing about human-like animals finding their dreams of being singing sensations. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Offerman, and…

#MusicMonday – Favorite Songs of 2016

One of my favorite things to do is jam out to music. This year, I got to hear some amazing songs from some of my favorite singers. Pentatonix, Lindsey Stirling, Anthony Evans, Taylor Swift, newsboys, Tessah Dunn, Carrie Underwood, for King and Country, Britt Nicole, Laura Michelle, Tyler Ward, and so many others. Country music,…

Interview with singer Samantha Preis

Yesterday, I reviewed singer Samantha Preis’ single Cruel Love. I loved it so much, I wanted to get Ms. Preis here for an interview and to my delight, she said yes. Not only is she is a talented singer, she is also a very smart and interesting person. I enjoyed communicating with her very much…

Music Review- Fighter by Jamie Grace

Jamie Grace’s Fighter is a song about fighting when life seems to throw everything at you. Jamie Grace’s voice is superb as she plays piano for this song. I love the message and the lyrics. Each verse tells a story, a man trying to find a job, a single mom with two kids, a little…