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AIN’T TOO PROUD Musical at Fox Theater – Review

The Fox opens its new season with a big crowd-pleaser, the Tony-winning hit Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud The Life and Times of the Temptations.” What’s not to like, with some of the biggest hits of the Motown era, and a terrific story that spans the Temptations’ long-running career and the various changes of the […]

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HAMILTON Musical at Fox Theater Review

– By Cate Marquis – “Hamilton” returns at last to the Fabulous Fox theater, after a pandemic-caused delay, and an enthusiastic packed house awaited it, eager to see and hear Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical ode to Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was one of the lesser-known Founding Fathers when Miranda, inspired after reading Ron Chernow’s biography, wrote this […]

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COLD WAR film review

Joanna Kulig as Zula in COLD WAR. Photo by Pawel Pawlikowski. Courtesy of Amazon Studios. – By Cate Marquis – The Oscar-nominated COLD WAR is a brilliant, beautiful film about a passionate romance between two mismatched people, set against the backdrop of communist Poland and the Cold War. Shot in gorgeous black and white, director […]

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LIZZIE film review – by Cate Marquis

Chloe Sevigny, Kristen Stewart cut deep in psychological thriller LIZZIE, based on Lizzie Borden ax murders – By Cate Marquis – Lizzie Borden and the unsolved ax murders of her parents have remain in the public imagination, perhaps in part due to that memorable childhood rhyme about 40 whacks. Andrew and Abby Borden were found […]

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DARKEST HOUR film review by Cate Marquis

– By Cate Marquis – Gary Oldman gives an amazing performance as Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright DARKEST HOUR, a riveting drama about Churchill and the earliest darkest days of World War II, as Britain faced the crisis of Dunkirk and invasion by Hitler loomed. The film is an admirable work, a mix of […]

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THE PROMISE film review

Rating: 3 1/2 out of 5 stars – By Cate Marquis –   The Armenian genocide during World War I is the backdrop for THE PROMISE, tale of war and love starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale. A hundred years on, many people still know little about this early 20th century genocide […]

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