Tag Archives: Musical

South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut - * * *

It was inevitible that the cable cartoon hit South Park would eventually worm its way into theaters. A show stifled even by the minimal censorship of cable TV, South Park was begging for the freedom to be as crude and … Continue reading

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Blues Brothers 2000 - * 1/2*

The Blues Brothers was a wonderful film, a hilarious comedy packed with good music. It cried out for a sequel, but John Belushi’s untimely death seemed to eliminate the idea. However, eighteen years have passed, and the long dormant sequel … Continue reading

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Spice World - 1/2*

Talk about a movie that seemed dated before it even hit the theaters! Spiceworld is the feature film debut of the pre-fabricated pop band, The Spice Girls. It’s intended as a sort of Hard Day’s Night, but ends up simply … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Wedding - * * *

People bursting out in song. It’s not the sort of thing that you expect in a non-musical, yet it happens quite often in My Best Friend’s Wedding, and exemplifies the type of movie that it is: Light and frothy, enjoyable … Continue reading

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Evita - * * * 1/2*

Director Alan Parker’s version of Evita tells the musical story of Argentinian First Lady Eva Peron. Antonio Banderas narrates the story as the acerbic Che, an everyman who wryly comments on the political goings on. Madonna stars as Eva, who … Continue reading

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Everyone Says I Love You - * * *

Woody Allen’s latest film is a musical romantic comedy that should appeal to fans of the genre. It overlays a traditional Allen film with song and dance numbers of early 20th century standards. The film is narrated by DJ (Natasha … Continue reading

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