At long last, Janelle Monae seems to finally be getting the attention that she deserves. Hot off an SNL performance, the singer brought her sci-fi thematic show back to her hometown of Kansas City.
Josh Groban’s ‘In the Round’ tour is called such for several reasons. The most obvious reason is the circular stage design that Groban’s team had assembled in the middle of Houston’s Toyota Center. Another big reason is because this tour really shows how full circle Groban has come. The young singer has almost become larger than life — not only singing on his albums and selling out arenas, but also making guest appearances on TV shows and major award events. Yet on this tour, Groban reminds everyone of his humble beginnings and how thankful he is to his mentors who gave him a break, and his fans for their undying support. Groban also completes the circle by bringing a fresh, rising singer on tour with him as his opener, offering Judith Hill the same support that he received when he was just starting out before he grew into his current legendary status.
Casting decisions can often influence our expectations of a film. Sometimes this is because of our personal feelings towards certain actors and other times it is because of an actor’s resume. Regardless of which, it is important to keep these feelings in check as they may not always influence you correctly. Homefront is a fair […]
Great films will put together a world so vivid in detail you wish to run away in live in them with the people filling its space, while bad films will throw moving images on a screen that may or may not hold your attention for moments at a time. Unfortunately, “The Counselor” falls much closer to the latter than I think anyone would have hoped.