Sia’s Music Is Not “a Love Letter to the Autistic Community”: It’s Another Unrealistic Portrayal of ASD

Sia’s Music Is Not “a Love Letter to the Autistic Community”: It’s Another Unrealistic Portrayal of ASD

Sia’s Golden Globes nominated feature film debut, ‘Music’, a musical starring Maddie Ziegler and Kate Hudson, is another unrealistic portrayal of ASD. Essay by Shona Leigh Pope.

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Where to Start with Gene Kelly

Where to Start with Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly is one of the most influential and iconic movie musical filmmakers in history, but where should you start with his imaginative and genre-topping filmography? Joseph Wade guides you.

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Across the Universe (2007) Review

Across the Universe (2007) Review

50 years since The Beatles released their last album and subsequently split up for good, “audacious” 2007 tribute musical ‘Across the Universe’ continues to be relevant. Angel Lloyd reviews.

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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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Pitch Perfect Movies Ranked

Pitch Perfect Movies Ranked

The three movies from the Pitch Perfect series Ranked (from worst to best) in terms of enjoyment, artistic credibility and audience perception, by Emma Kershaw.

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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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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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The Worst Show – A Historian’s Account of The Greatest Showman’s Problematic Retelling of History

The Worst Show – A Historian’s Account of The Greatest Showman’s Problematic Retelling of History

“It’s not hard in this day and age to get your facts right and do some research.” – a historian’s account of The Greatest Showman’s problematic retelling of history (by Darcy Rae).

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