Archive for the ‘Musical’ Category

The Muppets

Friday, November 4th, 2011

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 103 min

Languages: English

Director: James Bobin

Tagline: Muppet domination

 

Writers: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller

 

Cast: Jason Segel … Gary
Amy Adams … Mary
Chris Cooper … Tex Richman
Rashida Jones … Veronica Martin
Steve Whitmire … Kermit / Beaker / Statler / Rizzo / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)
Eric Jacobson … Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs (voice)
Dave Goelz … Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf / Kermit Moopet (voice)
Bill Barretta … Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Pepe The Prawn / Bobo / Foozie Bear / Whatnot Farmer / Muppet Gary (voice)
David Rudman … Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / Wayne (voice)
Matt Vogel … Sgt. Floyd Pepper / Camilla / Sweetums / 80's Robot / Lew Zealand / Uncle Deadly / Rowlf Moopet / Crazy Harry (voice)
Peter Linz … Walter (voice)
Alan Arkin … Tour Guide
Bill Cobbs … Grandfather
Zach Galifianakis … Hobo Joe
Ken Jeong … 'Punch Teacher' Host

 

Plot: When 3 Muppet fans learn that Tex Richman wants to drill under the Muppet Theater for oil, Gary, Mary and Walter set out to find the Muppets who have been split up for years so that they can put on one last show and save the Muppet Theater. Kermit the Frog now lives in his own mansion depressed in Hollywood, The Great Gonzo is a high class plumber at Gonzo's Royal Flush, Fozzie Bear performs with a tribute band called The Moopets, Miss Piggy is the plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, and Animal is at a celebrity anger management rehab center in Santa Barbara. Written by Dre   Plot Keywords: The Muppets  Oil Tycoon  Tribute Band  Bel Air  Brother Brother Relationship   See »

Winnie the Pooh

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

All Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 63 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Back where they belong. In theaters everywhere.

 

Writers: Stephen J. Anderson (story), Clio Chiang (story)

 

Cast: John Cleese … Narrator (voice)
Jim Cummings … Winnie the Pooh / Tigger (voice)
Bud Luckey … Eeyore (voice)
Craig Ferguson … Owl (voice)
Jack Boulter … Christopher Robin (voice)
Travis Oates … Piglet (voice)
Kristen Anderson-Lopez … Kanga (voice)
Wyatt Dean Hall … Roo (voice)
Tom Kenny … Rabbit (voice)
Huell Howser … Backson (voice) Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donald Andersen … Peter Plys (voice: Danish Version)
Laurids Skovgaard Andersen … Jakob (voice: Danish Version)
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen … Æsel (voice: Danish Version)
Jens Zacho Böye … Ninka Ninus (voice: Danish Version)
Oscar La Cour Bødcher-Jensen … Kængubarnet (voice: Danish Version)

 

Plot: During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Owl convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet,Pooh, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named "Backsoon" and they set out to save him. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Friendship  Owl  Based On Children's Book  Tiger  Bear   See »

Rio

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

All Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 96 min

Languages: English | Portuguese (some dialogue)

Director: Carlos Saldanha

Tagline: Party fowl (character poster)

 

Writers: Carlos Saldanha (story), Earl Richey Jones (story)

 

Cast: Karen Disher … Mother Bird (voice)
Jason Fricchione … Truck Driver (voice)
Sofia Scarpa Saldanha … Young Linda (voice)
Leslie Mann … Linda (voice)
Kelly Keaton … Bookstore Customer / Lady Tourist (voice)
Jesse Eisenberg … Blu (voice)
Wanda Sykes … Chloe (The Goose) (voice)
Jane Lynch … Alice (The Other Goose) (voice)
Rodrigo Santoro … Tulio / Soccer Announcer (voice)
Gracinha Leporace … Dr. Barbosa (voice)
Jamie Foxx … Nico (voice)
Will i Am … Pedro (voice) (as will.i.am)
Phil Miler … Aviary Intern / Waiter (voice)
Anne Hathaway … Jewel (voice)
Bernardo de Paula … Sylvio / Kipo (voice)

 

Plot: In Rio de Janeiro, baby macaw, Blu, is captured by dealers and smuggled to the USA. While driving through Moose Lake, Minnesota, the truck that is transporting Blu accidentally drops Blu's box on the road. A girl, Linda, finds the bird and raises him with love. Fifteen years later, Blu is a domesticated and intelligent bird that does not fly and lives a comfortable life with bookshop owner Linda. Out of the blue, clumsy Brazilian ornithologist, Tulio, visits Linda and explains that Blu is the last male of his species, and he has a female called Jewel in Rio de Janeiro. He invites Linda to bring Blu to Rio so that he and Jewel can save their species. Linda travels with Blu and Tulio to Rio de Janeiro and they leave Blu and Jewel in a large cage in the institute where Tulio works. While they are having dinner, smugglers break into the institute and steal Blu and Jewel to sell them. Linda and Tulio look everywhere for Blu… Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Bird  Minnesota  Macaw  Chain  Escape   See »

Don't Go in the Woods

Friday, April 16th, 2010

All Genres:
Horror, Musical

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Vincent D'Onofrio

Tagline: Making a hit can be a killer.

 

Writers: Vincent D'Onofrio (story), Sam Bisbee (screenplay)

 

Cast: Bo Boddie … Carson
Eric Bogosian … Executive
Gwynn Galitzer … Felicity
Jorgen Jorgensen … Carlo
Tim Lajcik … Creature
Soomin Lee … Johnny
Kate O'Malley … Callie
Matt Sbeglia … Nick
Casey Smith … Anton
Nick Thorp … Robbie
Ali Tobia … Melinda
Cassandra Lee Walker … Ashley (as Cassandra Walker)

 

Plot: A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Head Wound  Rock Band  Singing In A Car  Graffiti  French Girl   See »

Nine

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

All Genres:
Drama, Musical, Romance

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | Italy

Runtime: 118 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: This Holiday Season, Be Italian

 

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis … Guido Contini
Marion Cotillard … Luisa Contini
Penélope Cruz … Carla
Nicole Kidman … Claudia
Judi Dench … Lilli
Kate Hudson … Stephanie
Sophia Loren … Mamma
Stacy Ferguson … Saraghina (as Fergie)
Ricky Tognazzi … Dante – Producer of 'Italia'
Giuseppe Cederna … Fausto
Elio Germano … Pierpaolo
Andrea Di Stefano … Benito
Roberto Nobile … Jaconelli
Romina Carancini … Production Assistant
Alessandro Denipotti … Production Assistant

 

Plot: Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

 

Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 31 nominations

The Princess and the Frog

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

All Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 97 min

Languages: English | French

Director: Ron Clements

John Musker

Tagline:

 

Writers: Ron Clements (story) & John Musker (story) …

 

Cast: Anika Noni Rose … Tiana (voice)
Bruno Campos … Prince Naveen (voice)
Keith David … Dr. Facilier (voice)
Michael-Leon Wooley … Louis (voice)
Jennifer Cody … Charlotte (voice)
Jim Cummings … Ray (voice)
Peter Bartlett … Lawrence (voice)
Jenifer Lewis … Mama Odie (voice)
Oprah Winfrey … Eudora (voice)
Terrence Howard … James (voice)
John Goodman … 'Big Daddy' La Bouff (voice)
Elizabeth M. Dampier … Young Tiana (voice) (as Elizabeth M. Dampier)
Breanna Brooks … Young Charlotte (voice)
Ritchie Montgomery … Reggie (voice)
Don Hall … Darnell (voice)

 

Plot: A fairy tale set in Jazz Age-era New Orleans and centered on a young girl named Princess Tiana and her fateful kiss with a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again.

 

Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 28 nominations

Fame

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 107 min | 123 min (extended version)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Dream It – Earn It – Live It

 

Cast: Kay Panabaker … Jenny Garrison
Naturi Naughton … Denise Dupree
Kherington Payne … Alice Ellerton
Megan Mullally … Ms. Fran Rowan
Bebe Neuwirth … Ms. Kraft
Debbie Allen … Ms. Angela Simms
Asher Book … Marco
Cody Longo … Andy Matthews
Walter Perez … Victor Taveras
Charles S. Dutton … Mr. James Dowd
Kelsey Grammer … Mr. Martin Cranston
Collins Pennie … Malik Washburn
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle … Joy
Paul McGill … Kevin Barrett
Paul Iacono … Neil Baczynsky

 

Plot: An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 112 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: high school graduation

 

Cast: Zac Efron … Troy Bolton
Vanessa Hudgens … Gabriella Montez
Ashley Tisdale … Sharpay Evans
Lucas Grabeel … Ryan Evans
Corbin Bleu … Chad Danforth
Monique Coleman … Taylor McKessie
Olesya Rulin … Kelsi Nielsen
Chris Warren Jr. … Zeke Baylor
Ryne Sanborn … Jason Cross
KayCee Stroh … Martha Cox
Bart Johnson … Coach Jack Bolton
Alyson Reed … Ms. Darbus
Matt Prokop … Jimmie Zara
Justin Martin … Donny Dion
Jemma McKenzie-Brown … Tiara Gold

 

Plot: As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future. add synopsis

 

Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations

Repo! The Genetic Opera

Friday, July 18th, 2008

All Genres:
Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 98 min | USA:150 min (original cut)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Not Your Parent's Opera

 

Writers: Darren Smith (screenplay) & Terrance Zdunich (screenplay) …

 

Cast: Alexa Vega … Shilo Wallace
Paul Sorvino … Rotti Largo
Anthony Head … Nathan / Repo Man (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Sarah Brightman … Blind Mag
Paris Hilton … Amber Sweet
Bill Moseley … Luigi Largo
Nivek Ogre … Pavi Largo (as Ogre)
Terrance Zdunich … Graverobber
Sarah Power … Marni
Jessica Horn … Jessica Adams
Branko Lebar … Rotti's Chauffeur
Brianna Buckmaster … Sherrie Alviso (as Briana Buckmaster)
Anna Kostan … Young Mormon Woman
Brad Austin … Young Mormon Man
Marty Adams … Big Man

 

Plot: A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

 

Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination

Mamma Mia!

Monday, June 30th, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: UK | USA | Germany

Runtime: 108 min

Languages: English | Hungarian

Director:

Tagline: Take a trip down the aisle you'll never forget

 

Writers: Catherine Johnson (screenplay) Catherine Johnson (musical book)

 

Cast: Amanda Seyfried … Sophie
Stellan Skarsgård … Bill
Pierce Brosnan … Sam
Nancy Baldwin … Sam's PA
Colin Firth … Harry
Heather Emmanuel … Harry's Housekeeper
Colin Davis … Harry's Driver
Rachel McDowall … Lisa
Ashley Lilley … Ali
Meryl Streep … Donna Sheridan
Julie Walters … Rosie
Christine Baranski … Tanya
Ricardo Montez … Stannos
Mia Soteriou … Arina
Enzo Squillino Jr. … Gregoris

 

Plot: The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular ’70s group ABBA.

 

Awards: Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations