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Movie: Wonka

Willy Wonka’s musical origin story, directed by Paul King of Paddington and staring Timothée Chalamet as the eponymous Wonka, Hugh Grant as an Oompa Loompa, plus appearances by just about everybody else in showbiz.
posted by autopilot on Dec 25, 2023 - 14 comments

Schmigadoon!: Famous as Hell  Season 2, Ep 5

Convinced they're well on their way to a happy ending, Josh and Melissa both rocket to fame in Schmicago and get embroiled in a deadly plot. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Apr 25, 2023 - 9 comments

Schmigadoon!: Something Real  Season 2, Ep 4

After Josh and Melissa realize they need to find a happy ending for everyone, they try to make that happen-with unintended consequences. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Apr 19, 2023 - 19 comments

Schmigadoon!: Doorway to Where  Season 2, Ep 2

Josh gains a sunshine hippie roommate while Melissa tries to get him sprung via a lawyer and some undercover work. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Apr 5, 2023 - 12 comments

Schmigadoon!: Welcome to Schmicago  Season 2, Ep 1

Even though they found love after leaving Schmigadoon, Josh and Melissa's relationship has hit another bump, so they attempt to find Schmigadoon again. They end up in another world based on musicals from the 60s through the 80s, Schmicago [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Apr 5, 2023 - 17 comments

Movie: tick, tick...BOOM!

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer, navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City. Adapted from the musical tick, tick... BOOM!, directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, screenplay by Steven Levenson, songs by Larson. [more inside]
posted by still_wears_a_hat on Nov 29, 2021 - 9 comments

Movie: Annette

A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a 2 year old daughter with a surprising gift. Winner of the Best Director award at Cannes. The narrative feature-film debut of Sparks, who starred in a documentary earlier this summer. [more inside]
posted by pxe2000 on Aug 7, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: Hamilton

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Streaming on Disney+. [more inside]
posted by ChuraChura on Jul 3, 2020 - 36 comments

Movie: Bathtubs Over Broadway

A Late Night comedy writer stumbles upon a hilarious, hidden world of entertainment and finds an unexpected connection to his fellow man. With David Letterman, Chita Rivera, Martin Short, Jello Biafra, and more.
posted by fings on May 19, 2019 - 13 comments

Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The hybrid sequel/prequel follow-up to the 2008 ABBA musical, this time with less Meryl Streep but more Cher. [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Jul 30, 2018 - 7 comments

Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fox

Is anyone planning to post a thread for tonight's Rocky Horror Picture Show remake on Fox? Should the thread go up after the show as per Fanfare custom, or should this be a live-blog as per RHPS tradition?
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 20, 2016 - 8 comments

Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead. Normally inanimate objects talk, sing and dance as the bookish Belle falls in love with her hairy, hunch-backed captor, spurning her beau and his incredibly thick neck. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 18, 2016 - 37 comments

Movie: The Young Girls of Rochefort

Over one summer weekend, a carnival troupe comes to the southern French city of Rochefort. There, they meet cafe owner Yvonne, her musical twin daughters Delphine and Solange, their baby brother BooBoo, and romantic poet/sailor Maxence. Missed connections, happy reunions, and the arrest of a notorious serial killer ensue. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Nov 8, 2015 - 3 comments

Podcast: NPR: Pop Culture Happy Hour Podcast: Into The Woods and Movie Franchises

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon and Bob Mondello discuss Disney's film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into The Woods. Then they'll discuss movie franchises--why do some take off while others never fail to leave the ground? All that, plus What's Making Us Happy.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jan 14, 2015 - 5 comments

Movie: White Christmas

and Holiday Inn. In White Christmas, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and Danny Kaye put on a show to save the General's Inn. In Holiday Inn, Bing Crosby opens an inn that only puts on shows on holidays. [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Dec 18, 2014 - 26 comments

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