August 21, 2018

It's the Year of the Documentary!   Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mister Rogers and Whitney Houston are just a few getting the big-screen treatment.  Now can be added Magic Music.  Uhhh…who?

Unless you happened to live in the Boulder, Colorado area in the early 70s, the band’s name may not be familiar.  TV writer-producer Lee Aronsohn (Murphy Brown, The Big Bang Theory) nev...

July 12, 2017

Chris Evans takes a break from Captain America heroics to portray a boat mechanic raising his lively seven-year-old niece on the Florida coast.  Played by cutie pie McKenna Grace, Mary is burdened only by false eyelashes thick as toothbrush bristles and would happily remain home-schooled by her uncle.  And hanging out with the scene-stealing Fred, a one-eyed orange tabby ba...

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We’re the influential generation that marched for civil rights, women’s liberation and to stop war, gathered at Woodstock, tuned in, turned on and dropped out, so why does it sometimes feel like Baby Boomers don’t get much love in the entertainment realm? 

But there is grownup fare to be found, and Boomer Revue highlights a few current offerings that may engage, inform, delight, move or simply refresh one’s spirit. 

I’m a Boomer myself and have written about film, TV and books for publications such as The New York Times, People and LIFE. I hope these selections also appeal to other demographics — welcome generations X and the Greatest!  Because ultimately Boomer Revue is about quality entertainment.               

Marlene McCampbell

Beth Hart

Judy Collins