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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Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Review

Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Review

Take a look back at one of Hollywood’s most classical musicals, ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, starring Gene Kelly and the recently deceased Debbie Reynolds, in Francesca Militello’s review.

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A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine

A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine

“A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine” by Katie Doyle takes a fond look back at The Beatles’ 1968 animated adventure “Yellow Submarine”.

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10 of the Best…Modern Musicals

10 of the Best…Modern Musicals

In this week’s edition of “10 of the Best”, Becca Seghini counts down 10 of the best modern musicals! Find out which musicals from the 1980s on made the list, here.

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