Emo the Musical

Welcome to our Oddballs and Weirdos month, in which we root for the underdog and fight for the freaks. Last time we did this, we called it Films About Fuck Ups and included the gem Welcome to Me, so who knows where we’ll end up this year? Hopefully uncovering some new heroes. As Jillian says… Read More

Yesterday

A struggling musician realises he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Himesh Patel • Lily James • Sophia Di Martino Everyone in the World Has Forgotten the Beatles. Everyone Except Jack… *Minor spoilers* Jack (Patel) is an aspiring musician who… Read More

Hairspray (2007)

We head to Baltimore this week to hang out with Tracy and Edna Turnblad, take on segregation and get off with Zac Efron. Yes, it’s the wonderful remake of The Sultan of Sleaze’s seminal classic Hairspray and everything is right with the world. Except the fact Divine is no longer with us. That bit sucks.… Read More

A Star is Born

A Star is Born (2018)   UGH. This movie, I loved it so much. Don’t even get me started on the climactic scene – it nearly destroyed me. Charting the rise of singer Ally’s (Gaga) success following a chance meeting with seasoned rock/country legend Jack (Cooper), the fourth version of A Star is Born is… Read More

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) IMDB Synopsis Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself. *Minor spoilers* Donna is no longer with us, though we don’t find out in this sequel what happened to our vivacious heroine. Instead we meet her daughter Sophie again (Amanda… Read More

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman (2017) Directed by: Michael Gracey Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson IMDB Synopsis Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. *Minor spoilers* OMG! I have to admit that I avoided this… Read More