The Greatest Showman (2017) – Review

Director: Michael Gracey Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Keala Settle The Overview Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that... Continue Reading →

The Very Best of the Best Uses of Song in a Film

I'm almost surprised at myself that I haven't written an article along these lines yet! It was in conversation with my brother about Fight Club, that I was inspired to finally get a list together! Safe in the knowledge that I don't in fact have all the answers, I posed the question to my Twitter... Continue Reading →

Sing Street Review

Director: John Carney Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Lucy Boynton, Mark McKenna The Overview A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes. (Source: IMDB)  The Good For me, a good sign of a musical film, is... Continue Reading →

Florence Foster Jenkins Review

Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson The Overview Based on the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. (Source: IMDB)  The Good I watched this movie immediately after Bad Neighbours 2 (you can read... Continue Reading →

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