FlixChatter Review: tick, tick…BOOM! (2021)

Though I saw RENT on stage years ago (can’t remember when or where exactly), I have zero knowledge about its creator Jonathan Larson. I thought the film’s title is so unique and brilliant, which apparently is based on Larson’s one-night-only monologue performance. I only just realized that fact as I got to the end of …

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FlixChatter Review: West Side Story (2021)

Musicals seem to be back in fashion again in Hollywood. Just this year alone we’ve got In The Heights, Annette, Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie… not to mention the Netflix release of Tick, Tick, Boom recently. I have to admit I wasn’t exactly clamoring to see a remake of West Side Story (I’m …

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Music Break – Five favorite songs from West Side Story

I am still humming the gorgeous songs from West Side Story today, as last night I had the privilege of seeing the newly-adapted musical directed by Steven Spielberg at a Dolby Cinema. I haven't done a Music Break since last August, so I thought today would be the perfect time to highlight the timeless songs …

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