Movie Musical Shakedown Podcast - "Enchanted"

This week Grace and Chris dig into 2007's "Enchanted". This movie marked a return of strong Disney movie musicals and blended animation with live-action for a truly original story. We talk about everything from the outstanding Amy Adams, the music and all the "hidden Mickeys" throughout the film.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Podcast - "The Greatest Showman"

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This week Grace and Chris discuss Hugh Jackman's dream project, "The Greatest Showman". A movie that really should have worked better than the finished product. But we dig into everything from the film's casting, interesting music choices and generous historical take on P.T. Barnum.

Movie Musical Shakedown - "A Star is Born" (2018)

Movie Musical Shakedown - "A Star is Born" (2018)

We're kicking off season two of the Movie Musical Shakedown with the gigantic 2018 hit, "A Star is Born". The 4th and arguable best incarnation of this story, Chris and new permanent co-host Grace Aki deep dive into everything from Cooper & Gaga's chemistry, the music and answer some tough questions about the film.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #29 - "Cats Don't Dance"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #29 - "Cats Don't Dance"

This week, Chris and guest co-host, Ned Donovan, deep dive into 1997's "Cats Don't Dance". Initially a box office flop, this movie has found a second life with fans nearly 25 years later. Join Chris and Ned as they break down Randy Newman's score, strong voice acting and the movie's references to the golden age of Hollywood.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep# 27 - "Moulin Rouge"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep# 27 - "Moulin Rouge"

This week we deep dive into 2001’s “Moulin Rouge”. Arguably Baz Luhrmann’s best film, it went to nab 8 Oscar nominations including Best Picture. My guest co-host, Grace Aki, and I take a look at everything from its music, gorgeous design and smart casting choices. It should be a spectacular spectacular podcast!

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #25 - "A Chorus Line"

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This week, Nicole and I take a look at a movie musical that has become quite polarizing with fans, 1985’s “A Chorus Line.” Based on the gigantic Broadway hit, it seems this movie is one that either people love or hate with little in between.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #18 - “Pocohontas”

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #18 - “Pocohontas”

This week, we're shaking down Disney's 1995 animated film, "Pocahontas". While I wouldn't call this one of their classics, the film does have a few praiseworthy aspects. 

My guest co-host Melody Nicolette and I will be discussing the film's incredible cast, music, and making sure that some of the historical inaccuracies are rightfully pointed out. 

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