TOMHTT: Movie Musicals (in no particular order)
director: Adam Shankman
music & lyrics: Marc Shaiman, Scott Whitman
favorite song: You Can’t Stop The Beat
fave quote: "Tracy, I’m in love with you no matter what you weigh."
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street [x]
director: Tim Burton
music & lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
favorite song: Johanna
fave quote: "I will have vengeance. I will have salvation."
Mamma Mia! [x]
director: Phyllida Lloyd
music & lyrics: ABBA
favorite song: Slipping Through My Fingers
fave quote: "(Sophie) I wanted to get married knowing who I am! (Sky) That doesn’t come from finding your father. That comes from finding yourself."
Singin’ In The Rain [x]
director: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
music & lyrics: Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed
favorite song: Singin’ In The Rain
fave quote: "Here’s one thing i learned from the movies!" (Kathy throws cake at Don)
Across The Universe [x]
director: Julie Taymor
music & lyrics: The Beatles
favorite song: Because
fave quote: "Music’s the only thing that makes sense anymore, man. It keeps the demons at bay."
Moulin Rouge [x]
director: Baz Luhrmann
screenplay: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce
favorite song: Hindi Sad Diamonds
fave quote: "My gift is my song and this one’s for you."
Dancer In The Dark [x]
director: Lars Von Trier
music & lyrics: Bjork, Lars Von Trier
favorite song: I’ve Seen It All
fave quote: "They say it’s the last song, they don’t know us, you see. It’s only the last song if we let it be."
director: Rob Marshall
music & lyrics: Maurine Dallas Watkins, Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb, Bill Condon
favorite song: Cell Block Tango
fave quote: "You can like the life you’re living. You can live the life you like."
director: Alan Parker
music & lyrics: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
favorite song: Another Suitcase In Another Hall
fave quote: "Deep in my heart I’m concealing things I’ve been longing to say. Scared to confess what I’m feeling, frightened you’ll slip away."
Mary Poppins [x]
director: Robert Stevenson
music & lyrics: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Irwin Kostal
favorite song: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
fave quote: "Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down."