Every now and then a movie comes along that makes no pretense of incorporating great singing, acting, directing and writing, but strives to become what it is-just simple fun! , published in 2008.
Predicated on Abba’s hit only of the very same name,” Mamma Mia! First opened to be an musical in the Prince Edward Theatre in London in 1999. The first Broadway production started in 2001 at the Winter Garden Theater in New York, and has run for over 3,100 performances through April of the past year. It has now toured in over than one hundred forty cities in America.
Mamma Mia! Was nominated for
Actor and Best Musical score in the 2002 Tony Awards. The manager of this initial Broadway drama, Phyllida Lloyd, is also the director of the film. The musical book and screenplay are both by Catherine Johnson.
According to selection , Producer Judy Craymer and writer Catherine Johnson”had been broke if they tried to put the series together… and now are a couple of the wealthiest women in England ART Payroll Winter Film Awards.”
This is as Mamma Mia! Specify a new mark for its biggest weekend initial ever for a movie musical–roughly $27 + million. Additionally, it became the highest grossing film of all time in britain, and would go on to develop into the highest grossing musical film global, generating $610+ million having a production funding of $52 million.
Combine the film with the point productions and Mamma Mia! Has grossed $2 billion in earnings because launching in 1999. A lot of the achievement needed to do with Abba, the Swedish pop/dance band that became one of the very internationally popular entertainment points of interest in 1972 to 1982. In the event you don’t identify Abba, you would comprehend your own music.
Mamma Mia! Is a treasure trove of Abba music composed by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and includes”Dancing Queen”,”Super Trouper”, Understanding MeKnowing You”,”Take an opportunity On Me”,”Thanks You for the Music”,”Money, Money, Money”,”The Winner Takes It All” and”I Have a Dream”.
Mamma Mia! Occurs on the Greek Isle at which in fact the never-married Donna (Meryl Streep) conducts just a perhaps not to prosperous hotel together with her daughter Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), who is going to become married to Sky (Dominic Cooper).
Sophie, who has never known who her dad is (her mum does not know either), finds her mother’s journal from twenty years ago and finds that her mother was romantic together with three young men at that time-Sam Carmichael (Pierce Brosnan), Harry brilliant (Colin Firth) and Bill Anderson (Stellan Skarsgard), certainly one of whom’s her father. Not figuring out which you she invites three to her wedding and her mother has a fit. Watch the picture to see how all of it gets resolved.
Despite having Golden Globe nominations for Best Picture and Best Actress (Meryl Streep, who else would it be?) ,” Mamma Mia! Took a lot of hits at the time, but maybe not the least of which had been”this must be the only real musical in movie history made up almost entirely of folks who can not sing”. It’s true the picture didn’t benefit from using the cast perform its very own musical amounts.
Mamma Mia! Did not win some big awards worth talking about, however, also the excellence of Abba’s songs and the enjoyable setting of the demonstration cannot be refused, and that’s the reason I gave it an 3star (excellent ) score as opposed to 2-star (average) rating.
I would rather not hear Pierce Brosnan sing . It’s possible to say whatever you would like around Meryl Streep, however recall this: She has been nominated Best Actress Best Actress Actress for 14 Academy awards and has won 2 Oscars, and she has been nominated for 21 Golden Globe awards and won 5 times, even significantly more than every other actor in the heritage of either award series.
Don’t fight it, if you would like some fun entertainment, see Mamma Mia!
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