Bob Fosse’s fantasy-filled depiction of his own work editing his film Lenny while staging Chicago on Broadway.
A young man discovers his own path while struggling through the complicated world around him. Along the way he has a little help from Bruce Springsteen.
This one is an ambitious attempt to connect to a top-tier Disney classic.
Some notes and observations from the 2017 year in movies.
“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” – Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum
“Think of the one thing that you’ve always wanted. Now find it in your mind’s eye and feel it in your heart.” – Dan Stevens as the Beast
“This is the dream! It’s conflict and it’s compromise, and it’s very, very exciting!” – Ryan Gosling as Sebastian
“Oh, Miss Higgins! You’re the prettiest manager in baseball.” – Gene Kelly as Eddie O’Brien