The Beverly Hills are alive with the sound of music. The film musical is back. Until recently, it was box office poison. Some of the biggest Broadway hits, such as A Chorus Line, performed horribly at the cinema; and any list of the worst movies of the last two decades would have to include such all-singing, all-dancing turkeys as Staying Alive (“It’s staying awake that’s the problem,” said a critic) and Can’t Stop The Music, of which a reviewer simply wrote “Why not?”
Times change, however, and the latest productions by Woody Allen (Everyone Says I Love You), Martin Scorsese…
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