Something Good: Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer to Reunite

Point: No scene in the history of cinema has ever had as much sexual tension as Maria and Captain Von Trapp dancing the Ländler in 1965's The Sound of Music. Counterpoint: Yes, that first point is correct. So will Sound of Music stars Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer be able to recreate the drama of that… »1/21/15 1:50pm1/21/15 1:50pm

It's Time for Our Sound of Music, Live! Liveblog!

Break out your dress made of curtains and a good Austrian wine (may I suggest a grüner veltliner?)! It's time for our Sound of Music liveblog! The show might be good (it does have Audra McDonald and Laura Benanti in it after all), the show might be bad (yes, probably this), but either way, we'll weather the storm… »12/05/13 8:00pm12/05/13 8:00pm

Carrie Underwood Will Play Maria in The Sound of Music: The Stages of Grief

NBC has just announced that country singer and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will portray Maria Von Trapp — the role originally played to perfection by the radiant Julie Andrews — in a TV remake of The Sound of Music. There are no words for what we are feeling about this atrocity. Instead: the Kübler-Ross… »11/30/12 7:45pm11/30/12 7:45pm