Category Archives: Music/Musical

Grease (1978)

  Set in the summer of 1958 Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton John) and Danny Zuko (John Travolta) meet on a beach while on vacation.  They fall in love but Sandy has to go back to Australia... Read synopsis

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

The upbringing of Helen Goff in Allora, Queensland would not be an easy one. What would ultimately serve as inspiration for her stories would also be a bitter postscript of her adult existence.... Read synopsis

Singles (1992)

A group of Seattle, Washington, twenty-somethings live in an apartment complex. Their lives intertwine through their love of music, and the friendship borne of old relationships. In the apartment... Read synopsis

The Doors (1991)

Jim Morrison (Val Kilmer) hitchhikes to Los Angeles to attend UCLA’s film school in 1965. During the term his film, categorised by its surreal and haunting images, is universally panned by his... Read synopsis

Coyote Ugly (2000)

The pull of being a songwriter in New York City is enough to convince Violet Sanford (Piper Perabo) to leave her hometown in nearby New Jersey and give it a go. Left behind in South Amboy is her... Read synopsis

Frozen (2013)

The two Princesses’ of Arendelle, Elsa and Anna, are best of friends. Elsa has a special gift of being able to produce ice, frost and snow at will, and she and Anna have fun rolling around in... Read synopsis

Lilo and Stitch (2002)

An illegal genetic experiment, Experiment 626, yields a creature that can create incalculable damage and chaos. Dr. Jumba Jookiba (David Ogden Stiers), the head of this experiment, is brought to... Read synopsis

The Little Mermaid (1989)

Ariel (Jodi Benson), a young mermaid princess wants to leave her underwater paradise to enter the human world on land. She and her best mate, Flounder (Jason Marin) collect human artifacts which... Read synopsis

The Commitments (1991)

The mean streets of Dublin’s slums are a perfect place to start a band, thinks Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins). Two of Jimmy’s best mates, Outspan Foster (Glen Hansard) and Derek Scully (Ken... Read synopsis

8 Mile (2002)

1995 is the year for Jimmy ‘B-Rabbit’ Smith (Eminem). He’s just split up with his girlfriend and he has had to move back to the trailer park with his inebriated mother, Stephanie (Kim... Read synopsis

Corpse Bride (2005)

Victor Van Dort (Johnny Depp) is set to marry Victoria Everglot (Emily Watson) in an ‘arranged marriage’ to save the Everglot’s from pauperism. Victor and Victoria luckily fall in love... Read synopsis

Almost Famous (2000)

William lives with his mother and sister in San Diego, California. His relationship with both ladies is great, but the relationship between his mother and sister is fractious. A purchase and... Read synopsis

Empire Records (1995)

Welcome to Empire Records, open ‘til midnight. Empire Records, an independent record store is about to be changed into a generic franchise store called Music Town. The manager, Joe (Anthony... Read synopsis

Dirty Dancing (1987)

The summer of 1963 is where ‘Baby’ Houseman (Jennifer Grey) turns into Frances Houseman. Baby and her family travel to a resort in the Catskill Mountains, owned by Max Kellerman, for a... Read synopsis

Labyrinth (1986)

Teenager Sarah Williams (Jennifer Connelly) lives in her imagination, playing out stories and fantasies from her favorite book, The Labyrinth. Living in her dream world gets her into trouble... Read synopsis

Wayne’s World (1992)

Wayne Campbell lives at home, is a proud collector of nametags and hair nets and he also hosts a Friday night heavy metal show on public access TV with his best mate Garth Algar, called Wayne’s... Read synopsis

High Fidelity (2000)

30-something, ex DJ and music aficionado Rob has a reasonable life. He owns his own business and has a reasonably hot, lawyer girlfriend, Laura, but is, inexplicably unhappy. Rob and Laura split,... Read synopsis