Did you like ‘Amour, Amour Sublime’? Here are some other must-see musical films!

Steven Spielberg made a strong comeback in 2021 with the incredible remake of “Love, Sublime Love,” introducing the story to a new generation and, at times, even surpassing the original production.

Starring names like Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, Mike Faist, David Alvarez and several others, the recent version hit Brazilian theaters a few days ago and has already thrilled viewers of all ages. . The story takes us to fervent 1950s New York, whose streets are dominated by two different gangs: the Jets, made up of white kids, and the Sharks, made up of Latin Americans. In a clash filled with beautiful choreography and a passionate reinterpretation of “Romeo and Juliet”, Spielberg brings to life important discussions that resonate with the present and reaffirm him as one of the greatest directors of all time.

Thinking of this beautiful title that hit big screens around the world, CinePOP has put together a list of ten recent musicals you can’t miss.

Check out our picks below and tell us which is your favorite:

Starring the iconic Hugh Jackman, “The King of the Show” won audiences over in spectacular fashion, blending themes of artistry, ambition and acceptance into an explosive and colorful tale inspired by life of PT Barnum. In the plot, Jackman brings to life a showman who has a natural tendency to deceive his audience, decides to set up a circus in the hope of becoming famous. During her saga, there is still an important issue in her life, a blind passion for singer Jenny Lind.

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MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO (2018)

Okay, it’s a fact to say that no one had asked for or expected a sequel to ‘Mamma Mia!’, A musical inspired by the discography of the legendary Swedish band ABBA. However, “Mamma Mia! There We Go Again ‘surprised by receiving many rave reviews. Starring Lily James and Amanda Seyfried, along with many super talented actors and actresses (including a surprise appearance from Oscar-winning Cher), the story follows two different timelines and draws parallels between the lives of a young Donna (James) and what the future awaits for Sophie (Seyfried).

The third remake of the timeless tale of “A Star Is Born” brought to screen the enviable chemistry between Lady Gaga (in her first leading film role) and Bradley Cooper (who was also responsible for directing and scripting). Critically and widely acclaimed, the story follows the troubled and immersive relationship between Jackson and Ally, both navigating the complex world of music. Winning multiple awards, Gaga has established herself as an actress to respect and, on top of all that, immortalized “Shallow” as the most awarded song of all time.

Five decades after the beloved “Mary Poppins” hit theaters, Disney decided to invest all the tokens it had in an unexpected sequel – this time, having Emily Blunt play the iconic enchanted nanny. In the plot, Mary Poppins comes down from the sky with her faithful friend Jack to help Michael and Jane Banks, now working adults who have suffered great loss. Children Annabel, Georgie and John live with their parents in the same house 24 years ago and need the enigmatic nanny and the upbeat lamp-lighter to bring joy and magic back to their lives.

In the wave of live-action remakes of House Mouse, ‘Aladdin’ managed to save all of the elements of 1992 animation, upgrading them with quirky and great fun forays. Taking up the story already known to the public, the new version centers on a humble young man who discovers a magic lamp, with a genius capable of granting his wishes. Now the boy wants to win the girl he fell in love with, but what he doesn’t know is that the girl is a princess who is about to get engaged. Now, with the help of his genius, he tries to pass himself off as a prince to gain the love of the young girl and the trust of her father.

Back in the childhood of Elsa and Anna, the two girls discover the story of their father, while he was still Prince of Arendelle. He tells the girls the story of a visit to the Forest of the Elements, where an unexpected event caused the inhabitants of the city to separate from the four basic elements: air, fire, earth and water. This revelation helps Elsa understand the origin of her powers.

Created, directed, written and produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton” has become one of the biggest phenomena of the past decades and has revolutionized mainstream theater forever. Last year, Disney partnered with Miranda to stream the filmed version of the musical, breaking records and presenting an inspired account of the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the “Founding Fathers” of the States. -United. Featured in the lead role, the star co-starred with names like Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry and several others.

In this other adaptation of Miranda’s work, directed by Jon M. Chu, the lights come on in Washington Heights… The scent of a caliente caffecito hangs in the air as you exit the 181st Street subway station , where a kaleidoscope of dreams mobilizes this dynamic and tight-knit community. In the midst of it all, we have the dear and magnetic grocery store owner Usnavi, who saves every penny of his working day while encouraging, imagining and singing about a better life.

EVERYBODY IS TALKING ABOUT JAMIE (2021)

Based on the life of Jamie Campbell and the acclaimed musical of the same name, “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” revolves around a 16-year-old who faces countless prejudices until he decides to step out of the box. background and become a very successful drag. Queen. The film brought in the likes of Max Harwood, Richard E. Grant, and Sharon Horgan to the cast.

TICK, TICK… BOOM! (2021)

One of Netflix’s last films captured the attention of critics and audiences alike and featured Andrew Garfield as Jon, a young theatrical composer who was a waiter at a New York restaurant in 1990, when he writes what he hopes will be America’s next great musical. A few days before presenting his work in a decisive performance, Jon feels the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan (Alexandra Shipp), who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York; of his friend Michael (Robin de Jesús), who gave up his dream for a life of financial security; and an AIDS epidemic ravaging the artistic community. As time goes by, Jon is at a crossroads and is faced with the question everyone must ask themselves: what to do with the time we have?

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