Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #10 - "Newsies"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #10 - "Newsies"

My wife has two rules in our house: 1. Put the cap back on the toothpaste. 2. Don’t talk bad about Newsies. With this episode, I’ve broken both rules.

This week we're discussing one of the most influential movie musicals of the past 25 years and arguably, Disney's 2nd most popular live-action musicals of all time. That's right, it's time to Seize the Day, it's Newsies!

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #8 - "All That Jazz"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #8 - "All That Jazz"

On this episode, we’re going to be looking at a movie musical that the great Stanley Kubrick called one the best films he’s ever seen, "All That Jazz".

I’m going to be joined by my co-host and wife, Nicole, who is a big fan of this movie and as a dancer, incredibly qualified to break down this film.

It’s Showtime folks!  

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #7 - "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #7 - "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut"

Bombs are flying, people are dying, children are crying, politicians are lying too. Cancer is killing, Texaco's spilling, the whole world's gone to hell, but how are you?

This week we dive into our first animated movie musical, "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut". Surprisingly, one of the best movie musicals of the last 25 years.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Bonus Episode - "The Muppets Christmas Carol"

Movie Musical Shakedown Bonus Episode - "The Muppets Christmas Carol"

On this episode, we’ll be shaking down 1992’s, The Muppets Christmas Carol.

While the film didn’t have the initial commercial success producers were hoping for, it’s certainly become a holiday classic viewed by many as required viewing during the season. Which is why I wanted to do this special episode right before Christmas Day.

We’ll be discussing everything from the movie’s songs, incredible performance and its copious amounts of “chaîné turns.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #6 - "White Christmas"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #6 - "White Christmas"

Given that we’re in peak holiday season mode, what better time to take a look at the wintertime classic, “White Christmas”

We’re breaking down everything from Bing Crosby’s iconic tune to Rosemary Clooney’s lack of dancing and Vera-Ellen’s lack of singing. Also is calling someone a “weird-mobile” an insult?

My special guest and wife, Nicole Peterson, talk about it all on this week’s episode of the Movie Musical Shakedown.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #5 - "Mary Poppins"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #5 - "Mary Poppins"

Winds in the east, theres a mist comin' in Like somethin' is brewin' and 'bout to begin...

This week I'm breaking down the iconic Disney classic "Mary Poppins", just in time for the release of its sequel "Mary Poppins Returns".

On this episode, I talk about the films legendary struggle to production, its amazing cast and some lingering questions.

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Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #4 - "The Last Five Years"

Movie Musical Shakedown Ep #4 - "The Last Five Years"

This week, we talk about a movie-musical that my wife used lyrics from for our wedding vows….and we’re still together after 9 years! 4 more than Jamie and Cathy.

Guest Co-host Erin Shaughnessy and I break down, in our opinion, one of the best movie-musicals of this century, The Last Five Years.

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