Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Short Game – Film Review

  The Short Game is an entertaining but light documentary that follows eight certain golfers who are about to participate in the World Championship Golf Tournament in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  More than fifteen hundred golfers from sixty countries will be there to compete for the prestigious title of World Champion, but here’s the twist; they’re […]

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New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases (09/17/13)

  Note: To order any of the following films, click on the poster. World War Z is based on what many considered a difficult novel by Max Brooks, son of iconic American funny man Mel Brooks.  There were also rumors of trouble on set, studio re-writes and a lot of the dreaded post-production re-shoots, yet […]

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Ruthless! The Musical – Theatre Review

  Nothing’s more exciting in the world of theatre than the opening of a new venue.  This past weekend saw the unveiling of Phoenix Theatre’s New Black Box Theatre, a smaller and more intimate setting that allows the company to compliment its regular seasonal productions with shows and newer, homegrown productions that might other wise […]

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Seussical – Theatre Review, Valley Youth Theatre

  Valley Youth Theatre kicked off its new season, as it always does, at the prestigious Herberger Theatre, a short distance across town from its smaller home venue.  This time around things are a little different, and with good reason.  This is the beginning of the theatre’s 25th Anniversary, and in many respects, presenting a […]

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The Great American Trailer Park Musical – Theatre Review, Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria

  Arizona Broadway Theatre in Peoria is concluding its 2012/13 season with a low-brow, raunchy comedy musical that is, shall we say, something of a departure from the theatre’s family friendly norm, and that’s no bad thing. The Great American Trailer Park Musical is exactly what it says on the box, a musical based on […]

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Insidious: Chapter 2 – Film Review

  “Nothing’s gonna bother us,” assures Josh Lambert (Patrick Wilson) to his family as they arrive at their new home.  “Not anymore.”  Oh, how wrong can he be? In Insidious: Chapter 2, the grief-stricken Lambert family continues to be haunted by the powerful spirits that pursued them in the first film.  This time around, the […]

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