Tag Archives: musical

A Timely Blogathon: Top Secret (1984)

This newest review for A Timely Blogathon comes from Gill of Realweegiemidget Reviews. Be sure to check out her wonderful blog for more film reviews and musings, television write-ups, and book reviews! In the mean time, here’s Gill’s write-up of Top Secret (1984) – a film that I’d never heard about before, from the creators […]

Genre Grandeur: Lisztomania (1975)

The theme for October’s Genre Grandeur over at the excellent MovieRob was biopics, and I chose one of the most non-biographical biopics of all – Ken Russell’s Lisztomania (1975). As always, Genre Grandeur is a super awesome series and I’d definitely suggest checking out the posts at MovieRob. (Thought I’d post this now to provide […]

Thoughts on… Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

It looks like there was more space for nun-themed musicals in the 90s, as Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) arrived just a year after its predecessor, Sister Act (1992). In this sequel, we return to the adventures of Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi Goldberg), who since the events of the first film has […]

The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001): Surrealist, horror, musical, black comedy.

Takashi Miike’s musical-horror-comedy The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) follows the exploits of the failure-prone members of the Katakuri family as they start up their quiet mountain bed & breakfast inn. As business starts picking up, and all their guests begin dying of various ridiculous causes, the Katakuri family is forced to band together in […]