From The A.V.Club: Can Intimacy Save The Movie Musical?

the last five years

In the wake of the release of The Last Five Years, Caroline Siede at The A.V.Club makes some excellent points about how small-scale musicals that pare down the production value could translate successfully to the screen and perhaps revolutionize the genre. A favorite line: “There’s nothing inherently bad about big musicals or their big-screen adaptations, but right now Hollywood is only focusing on stadium shows when a whole collection of excellent chamber pieces is waiting in the wings.”

Read it here. And watch The Last Five Years!


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