Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Soundtrack

By Madyson McGill Please stay and be my guest as I proudly present my review of the live action Beauty and the Beast soundtrack. This album is packed full of classic songs reanimated and a few new songs of its own. As it all comes together, it creates a rather unique and Broadway-esque soundtrack. Alan Menken continues as a Disney music mastermind and uses his musical … Continue reading Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Soundtrack

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Soundtrack

By Madyson McGill This review contains everything from angst and desire to sex appeal. No, it is not about the Fifty Shades Darker movie. I’m going to stay away from that Twilight fan fiction turned successful movie franchise. However, while I will not in any way praise the movie, I will praise the soundtrack. Let’s be honest: the Fifty Shades soundtracks are the closest many people … Continue reading Review: ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Soundtrack

Review: Walking Dead Midseason 7 Premiere

By Madyson McGill Warning! This review contains spoilers for the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead. Grab your favorite baseball bat and hold it dear because I’m about to take mine to the premiere. Don’t worry: it won’t end in as big of a mess as the season premiere. R.I.P Glenn and Abraham. You are still missed. So, the episode starts right where the mid-season … Continue reading Review: Walking Dead Midseason 7 Premiere

Review: “Beauty and the Beast” Single

By Madyson McGill Everyone knows the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast is being turned into a live action movie with some of our favorite actors playing the classic characters: Emma Watson as Belle, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, and many more will grace the big screen in one of my favorite Disney Princess films. So, they have the classic characters, … Continue reading Review: “Beauty and the Beast” Single

Review: Jon Bellion’s The Human Condition

By Madyson McGill As winter break ends and the all time low of going back to school begins, Jon Bellion’s album The Human Condition accompanies me as I trek from class to class in the unpredictable Indiana weather. Unpredictable could also be used to describe Bellion’s piece of work. The 14-track album takes the listener through a journey of what it is to be human. … Continue reading Review: Jon Bellion’s The Human Condition

List: The Reel Deal Staff Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2016

2016 brought us a lot of great albums. As a response, the Reel Deal music team have comprised some thoughts on their favorite albums of 2016. Here they are: Madyson McGill: Panic! At the Disco’s Death of a Bachelor While there were many albums that caught my ear in 2016, my favorite has to be Death of a Bachelor by Panic! At the Disco. It was … Continue reading List: The Reel Deal Staff Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2016

Review: Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale

By Madyson McGill Bon Jovi has surfaced once again with their latest album, This House Is Not For Sale, their 14th album to be released. Wow. If I’m being honest, the last time I even heard Jon Bon Jovi’s voice was in that movie New Year’s Eve back in 2011. I also didn’t really like the song he did for the film, but it would’ve probably fit … Continue reading Review: Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale