Tag Archives: Musical

La La Land – New Release Review

It’s rare to live a film so completely as one does La La Land… How in the Hell do you follow up a masterpiece like Whiplash? Young go-getter Damien Chazelle made minor waves with his début film, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, and engaged in a little bit of script-doctor work to support […]

Nine – Review (Spoiler Free)

A serious amount of talent went into this musical (directed by Chicago’s Rob Marshall), we have Daniel Day-Lewis as our lead and he is supported by the likes of Marion Cotillard, Judi Dench, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren, Kate Hudson, and Fergie. That’s one hell of a cast; it’s just a pity that it […]

Les Misérables – Review (Spoiler Free)

It may not be exactly subtle, but Les Misérables does deliver as an emotionally charged, epically scaled version of the stage show, and one which should satisfy its fans, even if it will struggle to win over too many newcomers. I think it’s fair to say that every performer gives it their all here, some […]