watching this film with your parents is tantamount to wetting yourself in front of a very large, baying crowd. the EMBARRASSMENT!!!
Not good, by any stretch of the imagination, but seeing Prince Wills and Lily James crack out a fun, frivolous rendition of Waterloo, complete with dancing waiters dressed as Napoleon, and hearing the Glaswegian audience screech out the "Glasgow!!!!" in Super Trouper, was well worth the price of admission. The original bests it by miles (we all desperately needed some more Meryl Streep), but it's hard not to get wrapped up in the picturesque, all-singing, all-dancing world of Mamma Mia!. Plus, (it's) Cher (bitch).
I adore the medium of film. The fact that anything can happen, in any place, any time period, excites me in a way nothing else can. Of course, there's the stinkers of the movie world, but for every unfortunate event playing out on screen, there's two or three prodigious ones. However, the film world may be dandy and fresh, but there's one thing that has always got on my nerves.
Whenever a child star portrays a lead character in a…
This is the greatest film I've ever seen. Singin' in the Rain may be insurmountably good, but even with its great musical numbers and the unbeatable Jean Hagen, it still hasn't left a mark on me like Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) has. Almost an hour after seeing it, I'm still respiring for air, thanks to its exhilarating nature,…