The Prom (2020) Review

The Prom (2020) Review

Netflix Original musical ‘The Prom’, starring Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and James Corden, and directed by ‘Glee’ creator Ryan Murphy, is hard to care about but looks mightily impressive. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square (2020) Review

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square (2020) Review

‘Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square’, released on Netflix in 2020, has cheese and festivities galore but lacks any form of quality. Charlie Gardiner reviews.

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David Byrne’s American Utopia (2020) BFI LFF Review

David Byrne’s American Utopia (2020) BFI LFF Review

David Byrne and Spike Lee burn down the house with this expertly crafted, toes out extravaganza. Shove over “Hamilton”, David Byrne is here. Leoni Horton reviews ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ (2020).

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High School Musical Trilogy Ranked

High School Musical Trilogy Ranked

The three Disney Channel original movies that came to define many a millennial’s tween years, and kick-start the careers of Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, ranked from good to great by Emma Kershaw.

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Are Musicals Cinema’s Next Big Trend?

Are Musicals Cinema’s Next Big Trend?

With the future of the film industry uncertain, people are turning to the ultimate form of escapism: the movie musical. Could the often suppressed genre be cinema’s next big trend? Charlie Gardiner explores.

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Baz Luhrmann’s Iconic Postmodern Trilogy: An Exploration

Baz Luhrmann’s Iconic Postmodern Trilogy: An Exploration

Baz Luhrmann exercises postmodernism in his work through his instantly recognisable work in adaptation and reimagining, including in his three most iconic pieces, a postmodern trilogy explored by Sophie Cook.

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Cats (2019) Review

Cats (2019) Review

The Tom Hooper directed adaptation of stage musical “Cats” is “cat-tastrophic” and “uncomfortable to say the least”. Pagan Carruthers reviews the film starring the likes of Taylor Swift.

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Every ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ Song Ranked

Every ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ Song Ranked

Every song from Tim Burton’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ (2007) starring Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter ranked from worst to best by Sophie Grant.

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Yesterday (2019) Review

Yesterday (2019) Review

He’s woken up in a world where The Beatles don’t exist and it’s up to him to reintroduce the music to them. Himesh Patel and Lily James star in Danny Boyle’s ‘Yesterday’. Katie Doyle’s review.

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Rocketman – Analysis of the Movie, the Biopic, the Musical

Rocketman – Analysis of the Movie, the Biopic, the Musical

With Dexter Fletcher’s new biographical drama, we catch a glimpse of Elton John’s rock n’ roll lifestyle. Beth Sawdon explores this in her special feature on ‘Rocketman’ (2019).

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