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Cyrano – Review

With at least eleven faithful and a dozen loose adaptations of Cyrano de Bergerac committed to film, Wright’s return to top romantic form stands out as a musical. The plot remains the same: soldier and poet...
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West Side Story – Review

“This is a social experiment!” the peppy school counselor cries, hoping the Jets and Sharks will put aside their war for one dance. The social, economic, and cultural stakes for these teenagers take centre...

In the Heights – Review

The hottest day of the summer in New York: in cinema, it can mean chaos, sex or, as here, celebration and joy. Jon M. Chu’s follow-up to Crazy Rich Asians is the film adaptation of In the Heights, the first...
Cats

Cats – Review

Nothing quite like Cats has been attempted on the big screen – and one hopes nothing like it is attempted again. From the first trailer, Cats has been defined by the bafflement around its digital fur...
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Anna and the Apocalypse – Review

A Christmas zombie musical comedy should not work. However, John McPhail’s second feature sells the hell out of this improbable combination. Anna and the Apocalypse’s scrappy lack of polish and the gusto...
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The Greatest Showman – Review

In true Barnum spirit, director Michael Gracey’s dazzling musical The Greatest Showman embraces his subject’s famous proclivity for massaging the truth. The man who once paraded elderly ex-slave Joice Heth...
La La Land

Team Talk – La La Land

Winning a record 7 Golden Globes this year, La La Land is seemingly unstoppable. Adored by critics, lapped up by the public, it can seemingly do no wrong this golden child of 2017. Our Kambole saw this all...
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Sing Street – Review

Sing Street is a touching and toe-tapping delight from start to finish. Like an Irish, musical Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Sing Street transposes the universal themes of youth and growth through pop...