It's the Pictures

It's the Pictures

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    In the Heights


    Remember what it was like to have a BIG musical? Maybe it’s because we are all finally coming out of our homes, but this is just one big summer celebration. Musical 2021 gauntlet thrown.

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  • Cruella



    Disney has been in the live-action remake business for awhile now and one wrinkle they’ve added is redemption arcs for some of their most famous villains. What started with Maleficent in 2018, continues with a new tale featuring the puppy killer, Cruella de Vil. Why is Disney trying to make us sympathize with villains?

    Cruella stars Academy Award-winning actress Emma Stone as Estella. Estella had a tough childhood; she looked weird with hair like the singer Sia, her intelligence made…