ReelViews for 'MUSICAL' movies
The first movie does a better job of everything this one does rendering the second installment redundant – painless but purposeless.
Director John Carney infuses the familiar framework of the “coming of age” story with songs and whimsy and a touch of romance.
A family film whose infectious, crowd-pleasing song-and-dance numbers justify a 105-minute running length when the pedestrian story can’t.
"The Muppet Christmas Carol" is a curiosity for those desperate to have a dash of Kermit to go along with their mug of Scrooge.
None of Hollywood’s recent offerings has lifted me up with the potency and grace of "La La Land", one of the year’s most effervescent samples of pure entertainment.