Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Before getting this album, I had only listened to Sarah on the Phantom recordings and her duets with Andrea Bocelli. But I happened to catch the PBS TV special of Symphony Live in Vienna and I really enjoyed all the music. My favorites on this are Gothica, Fleurs Du Mal and Running, but I tend to play the entire CD over and over. I also love the artwork of the cover and Sarahs wardrobe. If you are a fan of Sarah, this is a must have album.
Her smooth, transparent high soprano, her angelic voice puts me in the sky just like when I fly my airplane. When I'm flying above the clouds, it's nothing but wonderful feeling. That's what Sarah Brightman's voice does that to me.
What a great selection of music! I love the way she mixes it up with rock at the beginning, classical numbers and guest duets. Even the melancholy songs come out beautifully. So much emotion in every song! Thanks to Sarah for providing us with another creative album of music to enjoy.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
From Miramax Films comes one of the most honored and acclaimed motion pictures of the year, Doubt. Based on the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Doubt is a mesmerizing, suspense-filled drama with four riveting performances from Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams and Viola Davis that will have you pinned to the edge of your seat. Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Streep), the rigid and fear-inspiring principal of the Saint Nicholas Church School, suffers an extreme dislike for the progressive and popular parish priest Father Flynn (Hoffman). Looking for wrongdoing in every corner, Sister Aloysius believes she's uncovered the ultimate sin when she hears Father Flynn has taken a special interest in a troubled boy. But without proof, the only thing certain is doubt. Nominated for 5 Golden Globes and 6 Critics' Choice awards, there is no Doubt it is "One of the best pictures of the year,"