Posts tagged with "Musical drama"

West Side Story
Steven Spielberg directs a fresh-faced revamp of an evergreen classic that powers through the present while curtseying to the past.

Across the Universe
Romance, rebellion and 33 Beatles beauties set in the so-swinging Sixties. What is not to love love love?

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Johnny Depp gets cracking with a razor. There will be blood!

Who better to stir this splashy pot than the man who brought us talking limousines?

An Italian film-maker suffering from writer’s block conjures up the women in his life to sing his praises.

Kenny Wormald steps gamely into Kevin Bacon’s dancing shoes as Boston boy Ren McCormack.

Metallica: Through the Never
Dane DeHaan does roadie duty while the band, true to form, blast the bejesus out of a packed stadium.

Jersey Boys
The Four Seasons’ catchy pop is eminently hummable but offstage is plain ho-hum.

Les Misérables
Hugh Jackson brings tumultuous anguish and an A-plus set of pipes — often simultaneously, and without one shrill or sour note.