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EIFF 2017: EMO the Musical Review

An emo kid in an Australian high school finds his scene cred under threat when he falls for a Christian girl in Neil Triffett’s sharp musical comedy.

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  • 26th June 2017
  • Adam
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La La Land Review

Damien Chazelle’s lively, dazzling modern musical that encapsulates the magic of cinema.

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  • 13th January 2017
  • Adam
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Sing Street Review

John Carney returns to the low-key brilliance of Once with this warm and funny ’80s-set musical.

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  • 10th June 2016
  • Adam
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Pitch Perfect 2 Review

Anna Kendrick and the other Barden Bellas are back in Elizabeth Banks’ sequel to the 2012 hit musical comedy.

  • Review
  • 18th May 2015
  • Adam
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Begin Again Review

Once director John Carney follows up that low-key musical with big, glossy Hollywood musical rom-com Begin Again.

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  • 20th July 2014
  • Adam
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Made in America Review

The unlikely duo of Ron Howard and Jay Z cover the Made in America festival in this genial documentary.

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  • 20th May 2014
  • Adam
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Inside Llewyn Davis Review

Joel and Ethan Coen are back on familiar territory with Inside Llewyn Davis, another tale of a perennial loser and his attempts to improve his lot in life.

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  • 1st February 2014
  • Adam
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Sunshine on Leith Review

The Proclaimers get the Mamma Mia treatment in charming Edinburgh-set musical Sunshine on Leith.

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  • 10th October 2013
  • Adam
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Les Miserables Review

After finding Oscar glory with The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper returns with epic musical Les Miserables.

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  • 12th January 2013
  • Adam
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Pitch Perfect Review

Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson star in witty a capella comedy Pitch Perfect.

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  • 15th December 2012
  • Adam