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02.07.2014 | | Posted at 05:01 PM

When Movie Musicals Went out of Style

By David Luhrssen
  Hollywood musicals ruled box offices—until suddenly they didn’t. A long history led to that drastic turnaround. Talking pictures began with a musical, The Jazz Singer, and as technology developed, musicals became the showboats for the big studios—elaborately choreographed spectacles full of song and dance, color and motion. By the 1950s, musicals were Hollywood’s ...
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
 The Sound of Music is most remembered for its 1965 movie adaptation with golden-voiced Julie Andrews as Maria. However, the original 1959 stage production with the equally compelling Mary Martin had established a more
Monday, Nov. 8, 2010

For the week of 11/02/10 - 11/08/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Andy's toys stick together when deprived of human companionship, but like dogs, they happily abandon one another when human society returns. As Andy (John Morris) readies himself for college, his toys must consider life without him. Favorite toy, Woody (Tom Hanks) the cowboy, is gratified to learn he...
Saturday, May 10, 2008

Tonight @ the Cabot Theatre - 7 p.m.

Fill in the blank: “The hills are alive with the sound of _____.” If you could complete that little brainteaser, then there’s a good chance you’d enjoy tonight’s 7 p.m. sing-along screening of The Sound of Music at the Cabot Theatre.