Musical

Cyrano

By Leila Latif

Joe Wright returns to his wheelhouse with a big-screen musical adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac.

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West Side Story

By David Jenkins

Steven Spielberg comes a-cropper in this stiff and soulless revamp of the classic Leonard Bernstein barnstormer.

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Tick, Tick… Boom!

By Elena Lazic

Jonathan Larson’s celebrated stage musical gets the Lin-Manuel Miranda treatment – for better and for worse.

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Dear Evan Hansen

By Corey Atad

This well-intentioned but glaringly wrongheaded adaptation of the Tony-winning musical is one of the year’s worst.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

By Emily Maskell

Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells’ hit West End show is fabulously translated to the big screen.

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Annette

By Hannah Strong

Leos Carax’s surreal, Sparks-scripted musical-of-sorts stars Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard as ill-fated lovers.

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In the Heights

By Charles Bramesco

New York is teeming with sweaty, joyous life in the exuberant musical from Crazy Rich Asians’ Jon M Chu.

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Music

By Charles Bramesco

The controversy surrounding Sia’s directorial debut should not distract from its basic cinematic failings.

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The Prom

By Emily Maskell

Ryan Murphy’s star-studded restaging of the hit Broadway musical hits all the right notes.

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

By Flora Spencer Grant

Forest Whitaker stars as a down-on-his-luck toymaker in David E Talbert’s festive family frolic.

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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

By David Jenkins

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams are the Icelandic bar band who accidentally make it big in this occasionally effective comedy.

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