Ever watch a star belt out a song in a movie musical and think, "Wow! I didn't know they could sing!"?
Well, they couldn't!
So many times, a perfectly nice-looking performer with lovely sounds emanating from their mouth is faking it like a drag queen doing Britney -- or even like Britney herself.
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January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2
films in focus
by Andrew Sarris
'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
My favorite type of flick is one that may have looked good on paper but came out so rotten it stinks up your whole house if you even take it out of the wrapping. But it does so in a wickedly entertaining way!
It's no small accomplishment for a film to be awful and gloriously watchable at the ... More >>