Movies

Peaches Christ Superstar

Even though it’s hard to pick a very favorite musical of all time, I can say without a doubt that Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Tim Rice’s 1970s rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, is in the top three. So when PA Nicole sent me an email about going to see Peaches performing Jesus Christ Superstar(…)

Hailee Steinfeld: Future Katniss Everdeen?

A bit of background: Some of you may know that many Power Animals are fans of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games (THG) trilogy. In a nutshell, THG is an epic, sci-fi YA series about a 16-year-old girl named Katniss Everdeen who lives in Panem (a post-apocalyptic United States) and is forced by the totalitarian Panem(…)

We’ll Miss You, Pete Postlethwaite

Yesterday the world lost British actor Pete Postlethwaite to cancer.  He played big roles in three movies I’ve watched many times over the years: In the Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects, and Romeo + Juliet.  In all of those movies his character added something special.  I’m not sure if it was his unusual(…)