by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) There was a time in Hollywood when musicals ruled the box office. We still are occasionally treated to the art form when a Broadway hit comes to the screen. This year, however, we have the opportunity to see a musical in theaters that was not based on
The way a musical can make us feel is unlike anything else, in song and particularly in dance. I think people fly through plate-glass windows when they get shot because movies don’t have dance scenes any more. This is what we do instead.
No one could honestly say that a musical makes sense.
I love fantasy. I love horror. I love musicals. Whatever doesn’t really happen in life is what I’m interested in. As a way of commenting on everything that does happen in life, because ultimately the only thing I’m really interested in is people.