Throwback Thursdays: 1776 The Musical

It’s almost the Fourth of July, and for those of us here in the United States, we’ll soon be celebrating our nation’s founding. For me, that often meant watching 1776 with my parents, and I have to say that I adored this musical. The film version of the musical 1776 came out in 1972, and the musical itself came out in 1969. It follows John Adams as he tries to get a difficult, cantankerous, and often divided Congress to agree on American independence.

However, if you are a Hamilton fan, this musical might be a disappointment for you. This movie is very white and almost entirely male, with the exception of two female cast members, only one of whom plays a significant role. Regretfully, while there are some great moments in this musical, as far as representation goes, it definitely falls short.

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Sleepy Hollow: “Pittura Infamante” Review

sleepy hollow season 2 bannerWelcome back, everyone, for another week of Sleepy Hollow. This time around, Hawley is out of town and unable to take up any other character’s screen time, Ichabod and Katrina go on a spooky date, Abbie sees Irving again for the first time since his death, and Jenny goes fishing for bullets in a demonic corpse. All in all, this was a much better episode than some of the previous ones. Hit the jump to find out my thoughts.

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