I never realised Tom Waits plays Captain Hook.
Imagine if Clint Eastwood was still attached to this project.
With this, Bradley Cooper shows that he's got some pretty interesting directorial chops. As a remake of a remake of a remake, this sits pretty comfortably within the new-wave of music centred films of recent years that show technical flare and play lightly between the tensions of a drama, and the full blown euphoria of grand musical concert.
Watching this, I got whiffs of things like La La Land, Whiplash,…