This came out today on Cindy Bruchman’s blog. Today is June 13, 2016: Lucky 13 Film Club Day!
The subject is “Musicals!”
Hope this lightens up your Monday.
Thank you, Cindy, for allowing me to write up my opinions. . .
Please join us and remember some of your favorite musicals. Tell us your favorites!
It’s June 13. ROBIN and I are happy you joined us to comment about the Lucky 13 Film Club topic, MUSICALS. From the stage to the screen or made for the film, musicals have been a part of cinematic history since 1927’s The Jazz Singer. Once theaters were wired for sound, silent films added pre-recorded scores and songs, and it only took a few years before the infant heartbeat boomed with enthusiasm by the end of the 1930s.
What I’ve noticed about musicals are the intense reactions you get when you talk about them. I happen to like Chicago. Others can’t stand it. I happen to like Les Misérables and others claim it’s atrocious. Really? Hugh Jackman sang his heart out. What more could you want from an entertainer? Please don’t make me watch Meryl Streep in Into the Woods or Mama Mia. However, Robin, my co-host, likes it…
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