The comedian’s gentle parody of children’s television boasts charming performances and catchy Broadway-style tunes.
Tom Hooper adapts the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical into a Cronenbergian hellscape of trippy man-cats and the barest sliver of story.
Disney’s sequel enjoys another robust weekend, while the Rian Johnson whodunit clues moviegoers to the joys of original crowdpleasers.
This sequel to the 2013 animated hit delivers on the songs and some lovely messaging, but essentially delivers more of the same.
Disney+ revives its flagship tween-friendly musical series for a baffling, cynical mockumentary.
A look at Martin Scorsese’s misguided musical, and the underestimation of camp.
Even if you haven’t been keeping up with the Pfeffermens, the finale of Amazon’s flagship series is a […]
Max Lewkowicz directs a heartfelt but thin documentary about the creation of a timeless Broadway classic.
Richard Linklater’s 2003 Jack Black comedy is a riotous, rocking celebration of creativity and the joy of music, and holds up like a killer solo.
Gurinder Chadha’s heartwarming tale of a boy and The Boss fumbles some chords, but charms nonetheless.
Richard Curtis envisions a world without The Beatles, then promptly ignores it in favor of yet another treacly love story.
Todd Haynes’ unconventional take on the life of Bob Dylan turned the concept of myth & reality on its head.
Elton John’s not the man they think he is at home in Dexter Fletcher’s sparkling, muddled biopic.
The Houston-born filmmaker talks about his latest opus, the value of arts in small communities, and the joys/challenges of self-distributing your films.
Reassembled from previously-thought unusable Sydney Pollack footage, Alan Elliot cobbles together an arresting Aretha Franklin concert film.
Danny Jolles (George) joins us to talk about the wonderful recurring cast of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as it wraps up its final season this week on the CW.
The composer talks about scoring the final season of Disney’s animated adventure and crafting a theme for NBC’s […]
By channeling Burton’s outsized whimsy into something darker, consistent, and more constrained, Sweeney Todd succeeds in ways his other adaptations fail.