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Postby Blue Jackets » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:36 am

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

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Postby Tyler » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:07 am

I've been seeing a preview for this before movies for 7 years it feels like.

I also didn't know it was a musical, but I should have realized that given the cast full of singers.
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Postby CrckrJack » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:29 am

I really enjoy musicals. I think they would be hard to see in theaters without subtitles though.
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Postby DannyFanny » Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:17 pm

Watched this Saturday. I liked it. Was a fun movie/musical even though it's not entirely accurate.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:53 am

DannyFanny wrote:Watched this Saturday. I liked it. Was a fun movie/musical even though it's not entirely accurate.
Were you familiar with the true story going into the movie or you researched it after?
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Postby DannyFanny » Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:18 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Were you familiar with the true story going into the movie or you researched it after?


Maria said it wasn't accurate. I'm not sure how she knows though.
I've pieced together some of his story from various podcasts.
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Postby CrckrJack » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:09 pm

I can comfortably say that this is my favorite movie of 2017.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:35 pm

CrckrJack wrote:I can comfortably say that this is my favorite movie of 2017.
Waaaaat?!?! That's insane.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:59 am

This movie has some serious legs. Still in smallish theaters and it came out Dec 8.
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Postby DannyFanny » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:25 pm

It was a fun movie. Maria has seen it like 2 or 3 times, and her sister has seen it over 4+ times.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:48 pm

DannyFanny wrote:It was a fun movie. Maria has seen it like 2 or 3 times, and her sister has seen it over 4+ times.
Wow!!! Do they regularly see the same movie in theaters? Are they movie pass holders?
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Postby DannyFanny » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:52 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post
DannyFanny wrote:It was a fun movie. Maria has seen it like 2 or 3 times, and her sister has seen it over 4+ times.
Wow!!! Do they regularly see the same movie in theaters? Are they movie pass holders?



Nope. They just like it that much.
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Postby Tyler » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:45 pm

Watched this over the weekend since it's out on digital now. I did really enjoy some of the specific songs/choreography, but this movie largely wasn't for me and I knew that going into it. I could watch Efron and Jackman sing at a bar while the bartender waited on them all day though.

I would like to see a biopic about the real story though, because it is much darker and not so jolly. I'm not saying the movie was wrong in the way it presented things, it achieved it's goal of being entertaining, but I want to know the details between the songs that the movie glossed over.

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