Dexter Fletcher, glad you saved all your tricks while recovering that other one. Rocketman really is something special.
Aladdin felt much more like a new movie with an Easter Egg or quick reference than the “REMEMBER HOW GOOD THIS WAS!?” vibe of Beauty and the Beast.
See, I don’t automatically like all musicals! I just… automatically put them on my “I’m going to watch that” list.
This movie didn’t quite sweep me up in the way Queen itself does, but I left feeling strangely satisfied and in awe of the scale of their success as well as deeply reminiscent of how much their music has endured.
In this latest edition of John and Kelly React! we discuss the casting of Ansel Elgort as Tony in Spielberg’s West Side Story remake, the new Spider-Verse trailer, and the extended Aquaman trailer!
The colors, the blocking, the tracking, the cutting, and the framing are just so well thought-out and in relation to the dancing and the music… ugh, it’s perfect. Shoot, am I crying again?
Two hours and 30 minutes of soundtracks you probably know, played live by Hans and Friends, against a screen that looks like it’s playing the graphics from Ye Olde Windows Media Player.
We beg Disney for these live actions (and we may or may not demand .02% of all future proceeds).
If I could mash-up elements of La La Land with The Last Five Years, I think I would have the perfect musical.
I walked out feeling like I saw Moulin Rouge and La La Land give birth to a baby named The Greatest Showman.