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Winner of the 2007 Oscar for best original song, this contemporary musical is an Irish-set charmer where the music is integrated into the story so that the tunes may feel more organic than in the traditional Hollywood style. Here, "Guy" is a Dublin busker, and "Girl" is a Czech immigrant - and although the pair might not speak one another's language, they have music for their relationship to unfold through. The results are enthralling - and show how new life can be breathed into a familiar genre.
Widely considered the best musical ever made, this tribute to Hollywood is about an actress who can't sing trying to move into sound films.
All ages 98 mins
Biopic on the life of legendary French singer Edith Piaf and her troubled rise to fame from poverty, an Oscar-winning role for Marion Cotillard.
11+ years 140 mins
Classic mockumentary chronicling the height of Beatlemania, showing how surprising and exciting pop music seemed to its fans in the 1960s.
11+ years 88 mins
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With the release of Oscar front-runner La La Land, we look at the dynamic history of the screen musical, and the way La La Land draws upon the genre's heritage.
Reading time 4 mins
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