Cinebuds weigh in on the small screen debut of ‘Hamilton’

Cinebuds weigh in on the small screen debut of ‘Hamilton’

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We’re 88Nine’s Justin Barney and Milwaukee Film’s Kpolly. We’re buds, we like cinema — we’re Cinebuds.

Kpolly here. An obscure little piece of theater called “Hamilton” is this week’s subject on Cinebuds. Probably none of you have ever heard of it, but don’t worry. We’re here to open your eyes. I think it’s going to be a popular show. Mark my words.

Mega-corporation Disney has seasoned its streaming service with a little more than all the “Ice Age” movies and vintage Spiderman cartoons. The addition of “Hamilton” has started a new life for the hit Broadway phenomenon. Those who are only familiar with it from the soundtrack and the various cobbled together YouTube clips can now experience Lin Manuel-Miranda’s masterpiece.  The story of one of the founding fathers of the nation old through contemporary music and some of the fastest and most varied rap stylings that stage has ever seen!

“Hamilton” | Courtesy Disney+

We’re giving our reactions to the small screen debut, and in my case, seeing it for the first time.  And we’ll talk about some other options for theater-lovers or Manuel-Miranda-heads!

Does Justin make a BOLD claim about the Tolkien movies? Yes. Yes, he does.
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