These Are The People In Your Neighborhood – In The Heights

This is the part of the program where I admit to something that, based on references I've made for the last few years, might come as a shock. I've never seen either of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musicals. It's not that I'm not interested, just that opportunities are few and far between. The last time I went … Continue reading These Are The People In Your Neighborhood – In The Heights

The Greatest Band You’ve Never Heard Of – The Sparks Brothers

There are basically two elements of a music documentary that determine its quality for me. The first is the story. Tell me stuff I've never heard before and would never really know other than by doing independent research. The world of the music industry, particularly from the mid-20th century on, is a fascinating and endless … Continue reading The Greatest Band You’ve Never Heard Of – The Sparks Brothers

Going Around in Circles – Spiral: From the Book of Saw

Going into this review, I need to make one thing perfectly clear. I have not seen the entire Saw series leading up to this point. I've seen the original, which I actually rank among my all-time favorite horror movies. I enjoyed Cary Elwes' performance, I liked the central conceit of giving bad people a chance … Continue reading Going Around in Circles – Spiral: From the Book of Saw