The Reviews for FUNNY GIRL are In…

It's hard to compete with Streisand. And though all of the critics give Beanie Feldstein accolades for her effort, they universally find that her child-like, strained and physical comedy-reliant performance doesn't live up to the original, nor does it make up for the mostly lackluster score (with the exceptions of a couple notable songs) and terrible, episodic script (that Harvey Fierstein's doctoring did not help at all). Director Michael Mayer simply did not tap the right people or figure out the right approach to make this show work. And ultimately, is this musical worth reviving at all without a Streisand at the helm?

The Reviews for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS are In…

SpongeBob Squarepants may be best for youngsters and young-ish millennials, but there seems to be plenty to entertain our full-grown critics too. The epic $20 million budget affords scenery and props that are ridiculously fun and imaginative, fully creating the bubbly world of a 2-dimensional cartoon in 3-dimensional glory. And the performers match the aesthetic, especially…