Reviews – January 2011

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THEATRE

HAIR
The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
The Pantages Theatre
January 5 – 23, 2011

WINNER! BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL 2009 TONY AWARD!
The Public Theater’s new Tony®-winning production of HAIR is the most electric celebration on Broadway! This exuberant musical about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love in a turbulent time has struck a resonant chord with audiences young and old. HAIR features an extraordinary cast and dozens of unforgettable songs, including “Aquarius,” “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Good Morning, Starshine” and “Easy To Be Hard.” Its relevance is UNDENIABLE. Its energy is UNBRIDLED. Its truth is UNWAVERING. It’s HAIR, and IT’S TIME.
http://www.broadwayla.org/production/show.info.asp?ID=32

DVDs

Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole
Warner Home Video

Soren and Kludd are two owls who have radically different dreams in life, as they navigate the perilous world they find themselves in after falling from their treetop home. When they get snatched up by the Pure Ones, Soren makes a daring escape and, with other young owls, soars across the sea to find the home of the legendary Guardians – Soren’s only hope of defeating the Pure Ones and rescuing his older brother.

Salt
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt’s efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: “Who is Salt?”

Prayers For Bobby
A&E Home Entertainment

When Bobby reveals to his older brother that he is gay, the entire family dynamic is forever shifted. His mother turns to her steadfast religious beliefs in an attempt to “cure” her son. Alienated and quickly becoming more detached from the safety of his close-knit family, Bobby seeks to escape the pressure and self-loathing by committing suicide. Her mother comes to question all of her long-held views and ultimately becomes a champion for gay rights.

CDs

ABBA Gold – Greatest Hits (Special Edition)
Polydor/Polar/Ume

Featuring all of the group’s hits and more—and the videos for each of them—this Special Edition package brings together 1992’s six times platinum ABBA Gold – Greatest Hits CD and its gold-certified homevideo companion of the same title, both newly remastered. The CD, which as a stand-alone album has sold more than 28 million copies worldwide.

Burlesque (Soundtrack)
RCA Records

Burlesque, the soundtrack to the Sony Pictures film Burlesque, starring Christina Aguilera and Cher, features new recordings performed and co-written by five time Grammy winner Christina Aguilera. The soundtrack also features two brand new tracks performed by the legendary Cher, including “You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me”. Includes remakes/covers of classic songs performed by Aguilera.

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