Archive for Musicals

Ripley’s Game: Musicals

Posted in RIPLEY'S GAME with tags , , , , , on November 25, 2009 by Ellen

Move over Hans Gruber, the bitch is back. And she’s writing for RvR. In the first of a new series where she gives her movie views, alien slayer Ellen Ripley rips into Mamma Mia. Man, she’s tough… Continue reading

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Top Five… moments from musicals

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 14, 2009 by AidanRad

chicborder1‘Hey, why don’t we put on the show right here?’ Honestly, not all movie musicals have to be utterly naff, or trite, or corny, or Annie. Here – and with heartfelt apologies to the reluctantly-rejected likes of Guys And Dolls, Carousel and, er, Little Shop Of Horrors – are some of the scenes that’ll make you want to gaze to the sky, stretch your arms out wide and just sing, sing, sing… Continue reading