The Power of Inspiration: Queen of Katwe

I found many beautiful things to love about this film. Based on a true story, not only does it take its viewer on a journey to Uganda and the realities of many families struggling to survive, but it showcases the strength of the human spirit. Solid determination shines like gold all throughout this story. It’s on vibrant display in Phiona’s concentration on the chessboard, her mother’s constant battle to support her family and even the pastor’s courage to push for opportunities for the village children.

Newsies: The Broadway Musical

Newsies:The Broadway Musical Directed by: Jeff Calhoun Theatrical/Blu-Ray/DVD: Streaming Starring: Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Steve Blanchard, Ben Fankhauser Release Date: 2/16/17 Reviewed by: Scott Green Rating: PG FA Scorecard: A In Newsies, the Broadway Musical, Jeremy Jordan reprises his starring role as Jack Kelly, the leader of the Newsies. (If you don’t know the history […]

Newsies: A History

by Scott Green This Walt Disney LIVE stage production is based on a true historical event that changed the world in 1899.  At this time, the streets of New York City were filled with Newsboys peddling the newspapers of Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hearst, and several other newspaper distributors. This was the only way poor […]