Category Archives: Rants about Theatre

Snaps to Smith

As we all know, awards are meaningless… except when they’re given to the right people, and we plebs get to goggle at the celebs who get all gussied-up for the ceremony! Sadly, I’m having a hard time finding any decent … Continue reading

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“Your Mama Too!”

Daphne and Celeste were, with all due respect, not the greatest singers in the world. They didn’t have perfect pitch, or an operatic range, but they did have something that even Simon Cowell can’t buy you… they had personality. And, … Continue reading

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The Merry Pole

Ah, I do love sites like Daylife.com, which conveniently save geeks like myself all the time and trouble of tracking down celeb news and reviews by doing the (virtual) leg-work for us. Today a random whim led me to reviews … Continue reading

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Amara Karan as “Rita”

In a former life, the British/Sri Lankan actress known as Amara Karan earned a 2:1 in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and spent two years working in mergers and acquisitions in the City. She’d always loved acting though, … Continue reading

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Alanna Ubach as “Mesquita”

Last week I watched Freeway, a rather bleak, black comedy based on Little Red Riding Hood, but set in modern times. Reese Witherspoon stars as the lost girl, doing her best to evade a wolfish serial killer (played by Keifer … Continue reading

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Meredith MacNeill

I think I first started paying attention to the Canadian actress Meredith MacNeill when I forced myself to sit through the Brit comedy flick Confetti. The review aggregate sites rate it at about six-out-of-ten, and I think that’s fair enough… … Continue reading

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