Reviews

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Review: Cirque Du Soleil OVO

OVO – hosted by Cirque Du Soleil – is now on tour and stopped at PPG Paints in downtown Pittsburgh this week. The show just added extra shows for Saturday and continues through Sunday, and you can get tickets here.  Whether or not you’re familiar with other Cirque Du Soleil shows, OVO will leave a […]

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Magician Derek Hughes Brings Bag of Tricks to Pittsburgh’s Liberty Magic

Magician Derek Hughes has arrived in Pittsburgh, PA for five weeks of magic served with a side of laughs. His show, “Bag of Tricks” is showing now in downtown through February 16. You may have seen this witty magician as a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, as well as CW’s Penn […]

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Review: Jumanji 3

Well it’s time to say it again: JUMANJI!   Jumanji: The Next Level is the much-anticipated sequel to 2017 hit of a movie which is an adaptation of the 1981 children’s book about a supernatural board game that takes the players through adventures in the jungle in order to achieve the mission, save the fictional […]

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Little Women Shines Brightly This Holiday Season

Director Greta Gerwig has taken a literary classic, rewrapped it in a contemporary package and presented it as a beautiful gift perfect for unwrapping on Christmas Day, when the film officially opens. In Little Women, which opens on Christmas Day nationwide, Gerwig uses a different narrative than the linear telling of the original classic, and […]

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The Nutcracker – a beloved ballet this holiday season at Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center

The holidays are here, and my new city, Pittsburgh, sure knows how to celebrate. The city is filled with grand Christmas lights and fun experiences like the Market Square holiday market inspired by German Christkindlmarkts (including an ice skating rink!), holiday pop-up bars, Christmas exhibits around the city and more.   To add to the […]

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Review: HONEY BOY

The screenplay written by Shia LeBeouf, HONEY BOY takes you on a journey through LeBeouf’s experiences as he navigated rising stardom as child actor and into his early adult career. The film vividly portrays the struggles of growing up in the Hollywood spotlight amid family and economic adversity. As a result of these struggles, LaBeouf […]

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Review: Yellow Rose

Award-winning Filipino indie film “Yellow Rose” spotlights Eva Noblezada as Rose Garcia, as the star of a musical drama of an undocumented Filipina girl from the skirts of Austin, Texas who fights to pursue her dreams as a country music star. After her mother is detained, she struggles to find a new home and her […]

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Charlie’s Angels brings Girl Power back to the Big Screen!

Girl power is back in a big way with the 2000 reboot of the popular movie series Charlie’s Angels! Directed and written by actress Elizabeth Banks, this new version with a beautiful female cast is packed with great action scenes and an incredible message about female empowerment. Director Banks can certainly take credit for creating […]

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Spider Man: Far From Home Swings into Theaters July 2nd!

Tom Holland is back and ready to swing into action as Spider Man in the next installment of the wildly successful Marvel Universe franchise! Our friendly neighborhood superhero is joined by his friends Ned, MJ and his other classmates on a European vacation. Peter Parker is hoping he can leave his supernatural heroics behind in […]

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Disney’s Aladdin Captivates With Light, Color and Magic

Unbelievable sights Indescribable feeling Soaring, tumbling, freewheeling Through an endless diamond sky A whole new world (Don’t you dare close your eyes) A hundred thousand things to see (Hold your breath, it gets better) I knew these words are intended to describe the falling in love moments for Aladdin and Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin, […]

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