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Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2003 7:15 am
by oomingakus
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is outstanding... If we're allowed to include non-foreign films, I also loved Dancer In The Dark-not your typical musical, but what a great film... However, I absolutely HATED Moulin Rouge-the WORST film I've seen in a long time, musical or otherwise. It's a shame too, since I really like Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor...

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2003 5:46 pm
by HenryGinsberg
Actually, Dancer in the Dark IS a foreign film. I think it was made in Finland(I'm not sure). But I don't really think of it as a Musical.

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2003 2:13 am
by bigpoppa_2059
Lars Von Trier would probably disagree with you.

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2003 3:31 pm
by john-5
Doesn't anyone else here cherish the wonderful Fred Astaire classics- Top Hat, The Band Wagon, Swing Time, Funny Face?

The Band Wagon, Singin in the Rain and the Indian film Pakeezah are the finest musical films! All 3 are splendid visually as well as musically.

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2003 6:06 pm
by desy
South Park: The Movie, in which the quality of the tunes can be taken for granted if you consider the subject matter. I also used to love The Nightmare Before Christmas - until I introduced my two year-old niece to it. . .

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2003 7:59 pm
by Gaz
Astaire movies have great charm, but would not rate particularly high on my list, as other musicals have _better_ songs (my opinion) and were written as coherent works. Astaire musicals, and I may be wrong, used the best songs from otherwise unremarkable Broadway musicals.

As for the South Park movie, I can take it or leave it, though Uncle F*cka and It's Easy Mmmkay are notable masterpieces.

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2003 9:46 pm
by pour1up4me
Check out "The Hole"(Dong). A great tribute to Grace Chang.

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2003 9:17 am
by jessiemark1
I like The Wizard of Oz,maybe because its song Over the Rainbow,the song is really good .

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2003 9:04 pm
by kmcalma
The Jungle Book!( Disney-Animated)

Re: Musical movie of all times

PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2003 9:11 am
by zzzooom
Little Shop of Horrors!