Film Review: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

“I Wanna Dance with Somebody” is the latest but probably not last biopic retelling the life of Whitney Houston, but it’s certainly perhaps one of the frankest and closest to the truths about her that we may get. If you’re a fan of the greatest singer of all time, this film may floor you as much as her voice and presence did.

Film Review: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

After Chadwick Boseman’s passing, the future of Black Panther in “Wakanda Forever” and the rest of the MCU was unknown. But his and his character T’Challa’s legacy is continued and remembered in a film that explores what Wakanda must now do without their protector in the aftermath of his loss and what has previously happened. “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” promises to be perhaps Marvel Studios’ most dramatic and emotional offering yet.

Theatre Review: Dreamgirls

“Dreamgirls” stands as not just one of my favourite shows of all time, it stands as one of the most soulful, dazzling and popular musicals of all time, transcending people of all races and all types of music tastes. Read my full review of the show (my second time seeing it) from Manchester’s Palace Theatre here.

ESEA Heritage Month: a poem

September is ESEA (East and Southeast Asian) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and honour ESEA people and communities across the UK, their heritage and cultures and their contributions to British society. That’s why I wrote this poem which is my 100th post on this blog!

Theatre Review: Legally Blonde the Musical

“Legally Blonde” is one of the defining comedies of the naughties. It was funny, camp and pink. But the musical is even funnier, camper and pinker. It’s a delightful peppy show that is sure to raise your spirits – even if the rain tries to dampen them while you’re at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre where I watched it. Read my review of it here.

Theatre Review: Anything Goes

Set in the 1930s and having first debuted during this decade, “Anything Goes” has earned its legacy as one of the oldest, long-running and most classic musicals of all time. I went along to see it and was pleasantry surprised by this feel-good, toe-tapping, horn-blowing and rib-tickling show. Read my full review of it here.