Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion, and Grease is the way we are feeling. And probably always will be, because the flick is the ultimate summer fun movie. We know you’ve seen the film countless times…Read more →
Open Thread: What Are Your Favorite Movie Musicals?
Thanks to the rousing film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Broadway hit In the Heights, movie musicals are all the rage again. So we thought we’d welcome in the weekend by presenting you with the following question: What are your favorite…Read more →
Songs from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: The Star Wars Musical That Never Was
I’ve got a bad feeling about this. The late 1990s were a dark time for Star Wars fans. The release of Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace had audiences realizing that George Lucas’ outer space saga was far from…Read more →
Sound Off on Movie Musicals Here!
For this latest Open Thread, we want to you to sound off on all things related to movie musicals. The genre has seen its ups and downs over the years — the latter being the most recent example, in the…Read more →
Guest Review: Come to the “Cabaret”
Cabaret started out as a Broadway show. Actually it started out as a series of stories written by Christopher Isherwood about life in Berlin, post WWI, just before and immediately after the coming of the Nazi party. The original play…Read more →
What’s Your Favorite Song from the “Grease” Soundtrack?
There’s no greater reason why Grease has remained popular for more than 40 years other than its unforgettable soundtrack. With songs like “Summer Nights,” “You’re the One That I Want,” “Beauty School Dropout,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and other songs…Read more →
Poll: Who Is Your Favorite “Grease” Character?
With so many lovable characters in Grease, it’s hard to pick a favorite. Yet we want you to do just that in this bonus poll that is part of our ongoing Grease Week celebrations!Read more →
This Saturday, Grease Week Begins!
Question – Grease is which of the following? A – The time B – The place C – The motion D – The way we are feeling E – All of the above The answer of course is E, and…Read more →
“Grease” Week Is Coming Next Month!
“Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion, and Grease is the way we are feeling.” On June 16th, 1978, the motion picture Grease first hit theaters. Is it hyperbole to say that pop culture has never been…Read more →
Great Movie Scenes: Elvis Presley Sings “Jailhouse Rock”
“Let’s rock everybody, let’s rock! Everybody in the whole cell block, Was dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock!” With those words, Elvis Presley electrified audiences in 1957 with his performance of the title tune from Jailhouse Rock. The third feature from…Read more →