Tagged with musicals

Review: Pitch Perfect 3, 2017, dir. Trish Sie

Review: Pitch Perfect 3, 2017, dir. Trish Sie


The Pitch Perfect series is, for the most part, delightful; it’s a cliché to say that the first movie in a trilogy is the best, but Pitch Perfect really is better than Pitch Perfect 2, which mostly entertains with more bumps in the road plus a handful of unnecessary detours. So I’m not surprised that Pitch Perfect 3 turned … Continue reading

Review: Sing Street, 2016, dir. John Carney

Review: Sing Street, 2016, dir. John Carney


I adored John Carney’s Once, though as I look through this site’s archives it occurs to me that I have never written about the film in all my seven years of writing for the web. Shame, shame. Anyways, Once is a treasure, and in regards to Once Carney’s latest film, Sing Street, feels like an altogether different treasure. Once is … Continue reading

Review: Nine, 2009, dir. Rob Marshall


Rob Marshall is no stranger to the musical genre; just eight years ago he enjoyed considerable success adapting Bob Fosse’s iconic crime satire Chicago, both critical and monetary, from Broadway to the silver screen. His film wound up inexplicably snagging the Best Picture award at the Oscars, and even if Marshall himself got black flagged … Continue reading