Contemporary Musicals

With films like La La Land and A Star is Born, the movie musical back in style. Lean how contemporary musicals put a new spin on one of cinema's most endearing genres.
La La Land - The Reality of Dreams
By Jack's Movie Reviews
Sweeney Todd: How To Adapt - Bobby Burns
By Bobby Burns
Mary Poppins: Wake from Your Sleepwalking
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Explaining the References, Homages, and Inspirations in La La Land
By The Jaunty Professor
Why Hollywood Keeps Remaking A Star Is Born
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Editors on Editing: La La Land - Tom Cross, ACE
By American Cinema Editors
La La Land: Using Color | VIDEO ESSAY
By Karsten Runquist
Staff Pick
Understanding the Story Structure of A Star is Born
By Tyler Mowery
A Great Scene From La La Land
By FilmInTheMaking
A Star Is Born Oscar Nominated Script Breakdown
By Tyler Mowery
A Star Is Born's Deeper Message: Don't Be "Shallow"
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Comparing Every Version of A Star Is Born
By Be Kind Rewind
Exploring Theatre's Grimmest Horror Musical
By Ryan Hollinger
How Damien Chazelle Crafts an Ending
By Thomas Flight
Joel Schumacher's Phantom of the Opera: A Video Essay
By Lindsay Ellis
La La Land: Incepting The Dream Ballet Finale | Film Analysis
By Take Me To Your Cinema
La La Land: The Value of Storytelling Through Editing
By Kyle Yazzie
Phantom of the Paradise: Creator vs Producer
By Nyx Fears
RENT - Look Pretty and Do As Little as Possible
By Lindsay Ellis
The cinematography of A Star is Born || Matthew Libatique || Case Study
By CookeOpticsTV
The Directors Series - Paul Thomas Anderson [3.6]
By Cameron Beyl
The Glorious Horror of CATS (And Why I'm Obsessed With It)
By Patrick (H) Willems
Wake Up: Spike Lee’s Vital “Chi-Raq”
By Nelson Carvajal
Why High School Musical 2 Is The Best One
By 24 Frames Of Nick