Even beyond its handling of its autistic character, “Music” is a terribly constructed film.
Superfan Edgar Wright directs a lovingly expansive documentary about legendary art rock band Sparks.
A strong grasp of grief and inner turmoil runs up against weak choreography and a closed-off lead character to make Zoey a frustrating near-miss.
All we want for Christmas is Mariah, and she well knows it.
The futuristic religious allegory set to a disco-rock soundtrack turns 40 this week, & must be seen to be believed.
Netflix’s original musical is perhaps a bit too earnest, but is a balm for a bleak & lonely holiday season.
David E. Talbert’s holiday offering is a fresh mix of fantasy, adventure, and sci-fi, even if it’s not the evenest.
Despite on-set conflict, Lars von Trier’s collaboration with Björk is still emotionally devastating and superb two decades later.
Joel Schumacher inexplicably drained Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary Broadway musical of every bit of its camp and queerness.
Apple TV+’s latest kids series is a cloying, over-familiar teen show that tries a little too hard to be hip.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s world-changing musical comes to vivid life on Disney+, but can’t escape the complexities of its cultural dissonance.
The action-comedy-musical classic turns 40 this year, and remains both a staple of 80s nostalgia & a love letter to Chicago
Producer Allan Carr’s legendary disco disaster turns 40 this year, and fails to maintain even “so bad it’s good” status.
The minds between Bob’s Burgers bring a goofy, well-crafted animated musical to Apple’s streaming service.
Alan Parker’s gritty, all too realistic musical drama turns 40 & still asks a difficult question: is talent enough?
Netflix’s new music drama has enough style and strong performances to overcome its padding in this eight-episode season.
Spike Lee’s filmed version of the Broadway rock musical captures the immediacy of the show in his own imitable style.
Spike Lee’s third film is a caustic, exuberant exploration of the politics of race in the ’80s, from colorism to the effectiveness of activism.