Print Music Editor Bridie Adams discusses success in La La Land and the film’s heartbreaking ending.
My parents have taken me to the theatre since I was a tot, and therefore a love of musicals has been instilled in me. I recognise that I’ve been extremely fortunate in being able to attend lots of live theatre performances and that many of these can be extortionately priced. Musical film adaptations are a […]
With Hollywood’s output becoming progressively more based upon sequels and franchises, this summer’s release slate looks fairly bland. But one film towers above them all as the ultimate summer blockbuster. No not The Incredibles 2, but Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’s undeniably uplifting core, engaging narrative, banging soundtrack, […]
Musical films have been a staple of cinema ever since sound was introduced, but they have a complex relationship with their sister form, musical theatre. The seemingly infinite series of film adaptations of stage shows has created an endless cycle of exchange that sparks debate even to this day. Both praised and panned, musical films […]