The Kanye with a Thousand Faces: Exploring the Inevitable Kanye West Musical, Part One

Some things are inevitable: death, taxes, reboots, and musical adaptations. This blog has thoroughly discussed the "dark and gritty reboot," but what about the inevitable musical adaptation? Every person, place, or thing ends up on the stage, accompanied by tunes. This includes films, myths, classic novels (Les Miserables; The Phantom of the Opera) and contemporary …

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Les Mis: The Reason Bale Needs to Make Musicals Again

In an interview from November 2010, Esquire asked Christian Bale: "You were this singing, dancing, happy kid. What happened to you?" Bale responded with: "I'm still singing and dancing and happy. I just don't like musicals, that's all." But it's time for that dancing, singing, happy Christian Bale to return, because there is a film …

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