Film bits and bobs

Stage Fright (2014)

“I’m going to reinvent the entire production and cover it with a postmodern face.” So says Artie Getz (Brandon Uranowitz), a pretentious director of musical theatre brought into Center Stage … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

All Stars (2013)

Review first appeared in Sight & Sound, May 2013 Synopsis: South London. Although he has been forbidden to dance by his parents (who want him to concentrate on passing the … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Review first published S&S Nov 2012 Synopsis: After their anxious leader Aubrey vomited on stage, the all-female Barden Bellas lose to all-male the Treblemakers in the International Championship of Collegiate … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Les Misérables

Review first published S&S Feb 2013   Synopsis: 1815, Digne. Released after 19 years of hard labour, and inspired by a Bishop’s mercy, Jean Valjean tears up his parole papers, … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment


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