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Oct 06 2021

MOVIES NOW: I’m Your Man/ The Guilty/Dear Evan Hansen

By |2021-10-06T23:13:39-05:00October 6th, 2021|Drama, Movies, Musicals, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller|0 Comments

The movies I'm dying to see this fall are NO TIME TO DIE-- the last Danny Craig James Bond flick set to open in theaters Friday October 8; THE LAST DUEL co-starring Adam Driver and that dynamic Boston duo Matt Damon and Ben Affleck who co-wrote this medieval tale due out October 15; and DUNE [...]

Sep 14 2021

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “DEAR EVAN HANSEN”

By |2021-10-11T23:45:43-05:00September 14th, 2021|Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

HURRY! GET FREE TIX TO ADVANCE SCREENING OF UNIVERSAL PICTURES RELEASE: "DEAR EVAN HANSEN"! SEPTEMBER 21 at 7 PM @ AMC Boston Common For the chance to download tickets to this special advance screening of  DEAR EVAN HANSEN please visit: http://gofobo.com/JoycesChoicesDEH   Release Date: In Theaters September 24, 2021 Running time: 2h 17min [...]

Sep 05 2021

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”

By |2021-09-14T15:24:58-05:00September 5th, 2021|Drama, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

HURRY! GET TIX TO FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF AMAZON PRIME RELEASE "Everybody's Talking About Jamie"! Tuesday, September 7, 7:00PM, Coolidge Corner Theater For the chance to download tickets to this special advance screening of "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" please visit: http://amazonscreenings.com/JamieJoyce Opening Date: 9/10 (Coolidge Corner Theater) 9/17 (Amazon Prime) Rating: PG-13 Run Time: 120 minutes Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXhpTZeG4eg [...]

Aug 25 2021

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “CINDERELLA”

By |2021-09-05T20:54:55-05:00August 25th, 2021|Expired Free Advance Screenings, Fantasy, Kids, Movies, Musicals, Romance|0 Comments

HURRY! You are cordially invited to a FREE ADVANCE SCREENING of CINDERELLA starring CAMILA CABELLO! Tuesday 8/31, 7:00PM,  Showcase Cinema de Lux Woburn, 25 Middlesex Canal Parkway, Woburn, MA  For the chance to download tickets to this special advance screening of CINDERELLA please visit: http://amazonscreenings.com/CinderellaJoyce Release Date: Available on Amazon Prime Video on 9/3 Rating: PG [...]

Jun 19 2021

MOVIE: Guest review of “IN THE HEIGHTS”

By |2021-06-19T11:00:43-05:00June 19th, 2021|Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

A critic's job is never done. I am always trying to learn more and deliver ever more nuanced reviews of the work I see. As a white critic, I am always trying to see beyond the lens of my whiteness. In reviewing IN THE HEIGHTS I didn't understand the lack of representation of Afro-Latino characters [...]

Jun 15 2021

MOVIE: “In The Heights”

By |2021-06-16T09:44:15-05:00June 15th, 2021|Movies, Musicals, Theater|0 Comments

Seven years before the Pulitzer Prize-winning global phenomenon that is HAMILTON opened on Broadway in 2015 and blew the roof off staged musicals forever, creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway musical the Tony Award-winning IN THE HEIGHTS opened in the same theater in 2008. Now, like "Hamilton," it's also a movie, a glorious movie more powerful [...]

Mar 29 2021

MOVIE: “TINA” Now on HBO!

By |2021-03-30T09:03:41-05:00March 29th, 2021|Documentary, Movies, Musicals|1 Comment

I have loved Tina Turner from the first moment I saw her perform. It may have been her very first TV appearance in 1960 on "American Bandstand." I surely saw her one and only appearance with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1970. I had no context for what [...]

Jan 28 2021

MOVIE: “MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM”

By |2021-01-28T17:38:01-05:00January 28th, 2021|Drama, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

At the end of 2020, a flood of movies was released all at once and it's time to catch up with the best.  Among them, is a film based on Tony Award-winning playwright August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" starring Oscar-winner Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman in his final film performance which might [...]

Dec 23 2020

CHRISTMAS CLASSICS–VIRTUAL EDITIONS & GOOD AS NEW!!

By |2020-12-23T16:20:55-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Dance, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Kids, Movies, Music, Musicals, Theater|0 Comments

The two events I recommend here are among the most joyous presentations of the season, and are just as, if not more effective in virtual form! One marks its 5oth ANNIVERSARY this year, that medieval pageant celebrating the winter solstice known as THE CHRISTMAS REVELS. The second has been a classic on page, stage, and [...]

Sep 04 2020

LABOR DAY WEEKEND– WITH SOUL!

By |2020-09-04T16:08:36-05:00September 4th, 2020|Celebrity Interviews, Documentary, Epic & Historical, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

Ever hear of Ellis B. Haizlip? I hadn't. Now I'll never forget him. MR SOUL! an award-winning documentary about the first Black nighttime TV talk show host in America, Ellis Haizlip, who went on the air during the turbulent late 60's with a show called SOUL! is a revelation and documents a revolution! [...]