Category Archives: Musical

Now in Theaters: Blinded by the Light

At Your Local Theater Comedy Drama Musical


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 117 minutes
Director: Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham, Bride & Prejudice)
Cast: Viveik Kalra, Aaron Phagura, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nikita Mehta, Nell Williams, Hayley Atwell
Theatrical Release: August 16, 2019

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin finds inspiration in the music of Bruce Springsteen with a British teen in Blinded by the Light.


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In Limited Release: Wild Rose

Drama In Limited Release Musical


Rating: R
Runtime: 100 minutes
Director: Tom Harper (The Scouting Book for Boys, War Book)
Cast: Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo
Theatrical Release: June 21, 2019 (Limited)

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin dreams big with Jessie Buckley as a hopeful country star in Wild Rose


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Now in Theaters: Aladdin

Action / Thriller At Your Local Theater Family Fantasy Musical


Rating: PG
Runtime: 108 minutes
Director: Guy Ritchie (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels)
Cast: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Nagahban, Nasim Pedrad
Theatrical Release: May 24, 2019

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin returns to Agrabah with Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin.


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In Limited Release: Teen Spirit

Drama In Limited Release Musical


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 92 minutes
Director: Max Minghella
Cast: Elle Fanning, Zlatko Buric, Agnieszka Grochowska
Theatrical Release: April 19, 2019 (limited)

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin travels with a shy teen on the road to stardom in Teen Spirit.


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In Limited Release: Stuck

Drama In Limited Release Musical


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 90 minutes
Director: Michael Berry (Frontera)
Cast: Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Madigan, Ashanti, Arden Cho, Omar Chaparro, Gerard Canonico
Theatrical Release: April 19, 2019 (limited)

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin gets trapped on a train with six musical strangers in Stuck.


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Now in Theaters: Mary Poppins Returns

At Your Local Theater Drama Family Musical


Rating: PG
Runtime: 130 minutes
Director: Rob Marshall (Into the Woods, Chicago)
Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson, Julie Walters, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury
Theatrical Release: December 19, 2018

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin hitches a ride on a magical umbrella with everyone’s favorite nanny in Mary Poppins Returns.


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In Limited Release and on Netflix: Dumplin’

Comedy Drama For the Girls In Limited Release Musical Only on Netflix


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 110 minutes
Director: Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, Hot Pursuit)
Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Odeya Rush, Maddie Baillio, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Luke Benward
Theatrical Release: December 7, 2018 (limited/Netflix)

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin practices her walk and her wave with a determined pageant contestant in Dumplin’.


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In Limited Release: Vox Lux

Drama In Limited Release Musical


Rating: R
Runtime: 110 minutes
Director: Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader)
Cast: Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Willem Dafoe
Theatrical Release: December 7, 2018 (limited)

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin follows the rise of an international pop sensation in Vox Lux.


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