Unlike Ryan Murphy’s shiny however meaningless ‘Hollywood’, this movie has glitter, gloss, track and a wildly-beating sequinned coronary heart
If there may be one drawback with this goofy musical, it’s the size. It is nearly 20 minutes too lengthy. Other than that, it’s one pleased, glittery, star-spangled ride with the large musical numbers, the dancing, the sequins, the grins, the tears and the twirls.
Based on the Broadway musical of the identical identify, The Prom tells the story of Broadway stars Dee Dee Allen and Barry Glickman. When their present flops on opening evening, they determine to select a trigger to resurrect their stricken careers. With assist from two different down-and-out actors, Angie and Trent, they determine to assist Emma from a small city in Indiana. Though the varsity principal, Tom Hawkins, is supportive, Mrs Greene, the top of the PTA, is towards Emma going to the promenade along with her girlfriend, Alyssa.
- Director: Ryan Murphy
- Cast: Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rannells, Ariana DeBose, Kerry Washington, Jo Ellen Pellman
- Story line: Out-of-work Broadway actors determine to espouse a trigger for publicity and be taught precious life classes in flip, with plenty of sequins and musical numbers
- Run time: 131 minutes
As Dee Dee, Barry, Angie and Trent get entangled within the promenade struggle, they be taught precious life classes—from not being egocentric to forgiving their mother and father. Meryl Streep is excellent as Dee Dee—singing, dancing and out tenting everybody else. She is without doubt one of the predominant causes to look at the movie. Nicole Kidman is gorgeous along with her “antelope legs” as Angie and shimmies with the very best of them on ‘Zass.’ James Corden (Barry), Jo Ellen Pellman (Emma), Keegan-Michael Key (Tom), Andrew Rannells (Trent), Ariana DeBose (Alyssa) and Kerry Washington (Mrs. Greene) all add their bits of sparkle to the scene.
Unlike Ryan Murphy’s shiny however meaningless Hollywood, The Prom has glitter, gloss, track and a wildly-beating sequinned coronary heart. Meryl Streep in her cute boots and yellow cape is irresistible—you simply need to take her out to dinner at “Apple and Bees”.
The Prom is at the moment streaming on Netflix