Tag Archives: Singer

Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Gaga the entertainer

Although I do not know much about Lady Gaga, I found that Netflix documentary film “Gaga: Five Foot Two” is an interesting behind-the-scenes documentary about one of the most popular entertainers in the world at present. Although I was a … Continue reading

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): No one can say that she didn’t sing…

Florence Foster Jenkins (1868-1944) was quite an interesting woman for not only her sheer lack of talent but also her incredible obliviousness to that awful truth. It seemed she really believed she was a good singer, but it is apparent … Continue reading

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Marguerite (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): By George, she can’t sing well…

It is always funny when a character seems so oblivious to how funny he (or she) is, and French comedy film “Marguerite” gets plenty of laughs from such a premise like that. Here is a lady who is so blindingly … Continue reading

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Bessie (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Latifah Sings the Blues

As a biographic drama about one fascinating real-life entertainer who went through many barriers as reaching for her stardom, HBO TV movie “Bessie” is not without problems. It is rather plain and clichéd while riddled with several glaring problems including … Continue reading

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This Must Be the Place (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : An offbeat journey of an aging rock star

“This Must Be the Place” is an offbeat drama about a sad man who has been hiding inside his appearance of the past as his shell for a long time. When Cheyenne, played by Sean Penn in a striking appearance … Continue reading

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