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OSCAR NOMS/SNUBS/SUDDEN DEATHS

OSCAR NOMS/SNUBS/SUDDEN DEATHS

Joyce Kulhawik January 15, 2016 2

What an intense week. I cannot write anything else before expressing how heartbroken I was to learn that brilliant actor Alan Rickman and musical icon David Bowie died–both Londoners, both at age 69 of cancer. Bowie

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THEATER: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

THEATER: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Joyce Kulhawik January 9, 2016 1

I’ve got the music from this show stuck in my head–so my life is now a Disney musical!  Such is the irresistible power of this Broadway in Boston production of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST once it gets

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THEATER: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812

THEATER: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812

Joyce Kulhawik December 20, 2015 1

Though I’ve just begun writing this review, I am already at a loss for superlatives. NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812  has to be one of the most fantastically alive and rapturous theatrical productions I’ve

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MOVIES: TOP FIVE OF  2015!

MOVIES: TOP FIVE OF 2015!

Joyce Kulhawik December 18, 2015 3

A flurry of fine films has just descended on the big screen in the last few weeks, almost too many to take in; but I did my best and here are my TOP FIVE FILMS of the year, some of

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MOVIE: STAR WARS/THE FORCE AWAKENS

MOVIE: STAR WARS/THE FORCE AWAKENS

Joyce Kulhawik December 16, 2015 3

Never mind The Force– I HAVE AWAKENED! The latest installment of STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS has pulled me out of the Doldrums of Prequel (a group of empty islands way off the coast of the Star

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THEATER: BUYER & CELLAR/ EXPOSED

THEATER: BUYER & CELLAR/ EXPOSED

Joyce Kulhawik December 14, 2015 1

BUYER & CELLAR now on at THE LYRIC STAGE is a terrifically entertaining, laugh out loud (I did many times) riot! It’s a one-man show set in the basement of the one-woman show that is forever BARBRA.

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MUSIC: STRICTLY SINATRA!

MUSIC: STRICTLY SINATRA!

Joyce Kulhawik December 8, 2015 1

This Saturday night 12/12/15 will be FRANK SINATRA’s 100th birthday and it will be celebrated far and wide! If you find yourself anywhere near ATLANTIC CITY this week–tune in as I host ATLANTIC CITY NIGHTS:

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MOVIE: HITCHCOCK/ TRUFFAUT

MOVIE: HITCHCOCK/ TRUFFAUT

Joyce Kulhawik December 8, 2015 2

When I was 7 years old, my unsuspecting parents took me to the drive-in to see the new Hitchcock film: PSYCHO. To this day, shower curtains creep me out. But my love of movies, and Hitchcock, was sealed forever.  As

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MOVIE: BOSTON FILM CRITICS GROUPS ANNOUNCE 2015 AWARDS!

MOVIE: BOSTON FILM CRITICS GROUPS ANNOUNCE 2015 AWARDS!

Joyce Kulhawik December 6, 2015 1

THE CRITICS HAVE SPOKEN!! This weekend, the two Boston film critics groups to which I belong announced their 2015 year end awards! So whose picks are closest to yours? Read all the way to the

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THEATER: THE SNOW QUEEN/ ONE CHILD BORN THE MUSIC OF LAURA NYRO

THEATER: THE SNOW QUEEN/ ONE CHILD BORN THE MUSIC OF LAURA NYRO

Joyce Kulhawik December 4, 2015 0

I hate to be the grinch, but the New Rep’s New England Premiere of the new “steam punk” musical THE SNOW QUEEN left me cold. Almost numb. Neither enchanting nor uplifting, the show is

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