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2008-08-01 09:00:41

By Chris Hicks Deseret News OK, what idiot decided Pierce Brosnan could sing in "Mamma Mia"? Seriously, I really want to know. Can it be the guy who cast "Camelot" in 1967? Is he still around? The guy who thought Vanessa Redgrave would be a better Guinevere than Julie Andrews and that Franco Nero could sing Lancelot better than Robert Goulet? You know, the same guy who cast "Paint Your Wagon" in 1969 with those grand tunesmiths Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin? At least when Deborah Kerr...

2008-07-24 15:00:45

By January Holmes, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 23--Remember when Julie Andrews flew in with her trusty umbrella as "Mary Poppins" or Audrey Hepburn's famous Eliza Dolittle makeover in "My Fair Lady"? If you've never seen these classic musical films or would like the chance to reminisce with these and other cinematic masterpieces on the silver screen, then you may want to take advantage of the John and Mable Ringling Museum and the Sarasota Film Festival series "A Summer of Song:...

2008-07-20 03:00:28

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 20--Mamma Mia, there she goes again. "Mamma Mia!" -- which began life as a most unlikely hit Broadway musical -- has been given yet another life as a high-spirited musical movie. The comedic, infectiously high-spirited and ABBA-fueled musical is likely to join a growing list of Broadway musicals that have made the successful stage-to-screen translation since the movie version of "Chicago" debuted in 2002. It's hardly new or...

2006-09-04 21:43:10

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Singin' in the Rain" topped the American Film Institute's list of the "25 Greatest Movie Musicals," the movie preservation group said Sunday. A jury of more than 500 film artists, composers, musicians, critics and historians selected the list, whose top 10 are, in descending order, "West Side Story," "The Wizard of Oz," "The Sound of Music," "Cabaret," "Mary Poppins," the 1954 "A Star Is Born," "My Fair Lady," "An American in Paris" and "Meet Me in...


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