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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) Richard Barrios ´ 2 Read Not satisfied with just writing about the birth of musical films A Song in the Dark 1995 Richard Barrios looks at the importance of movie musicals of all types via a kaleidoscope of lenses In twelve short chapters an introduction and epilogue he discusses the past and future of movie musicals the origination of the concept of the musical who have been the stars the role of music versus plot etc not neglecting animated

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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) Read Dangerous Rhythm A very disappointing book coming after 2 books by Barrios that I liked uite a bit This one is a mess from beginning to end Occasionally he makes an interesting observation about musicals especially ones of the 20s and 30s but there are three huge problems 1 There is no strong thesis except for that given in the subtitle and I don't think he succeeds in proving that they DO matter I firmly believe they do but not because

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    Richard Barrios ´ 2 Read Characters Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Richard Barrios Dangerous Rhythm (READ) Dangerous Rhythm is an extremely enjoyable book It is the euivalent of listening to an interesting person talk about a subject he is passionat

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    Richard Barrios ´ 2 Read Dangerous Rhythm (READ) To begin with I'll say that Barrios is obviously knowledgeable and passionate with definite opinions when it comes to movie musicals The good thing about a book like this is that it introduce me to many movies that I'd never heard of so it will fun to track them down The problem I had with Dangerous Rhythm is that for the first half of the book Barrios is so negative in his opinions about musicals that it's

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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) I think I would have enjoyed this if it had been lesssnooty I understand that the author has a vast amount of knowledge about musicals but the negative overtone of most of the chapters and the biting way so many musicals t

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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) For a book written by a man who is known for writing such in depth pieces about musicals much of Dangerous Rhythm sounds

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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) This book was recommended in the recent TCMBall State online course on musicals I was expecting something a bit enthused about musical films The back story info was interesting just not enough of it I did discover a few films I'd like to watch

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    Richard Barrios ´ 2 Read Characters Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Richard Barrios Read Dangerous Rhythm Fascinating and personal take on film musicals from a guy who really knows the topic

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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) Don't go into this book expecting a clear explanation of the subtitle or even a clear explanation of anything I think this book is what it might be like to hang out with Richard Barrios for a couple of hours over coffee listening to him expound on one hundred years of movie musicals He's totally biased but he's so smart and witty th

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    Dangerous Rhythm (READ) For those of us who love movie musicals the sad reality is that most of them aren't very good a few are sublime and the rest have their moments Richard Barrios does an excellent job of explaining why some musicals work so well and others flop Each chapter looks at how different aspects of musicals have evolved through movie history including

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Dangerous Rhythm Read & download Þ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free E Jazz Singer and Broadway Melody to present day Oscar winners Chicago and Les Miserables History film analysis and a touch of backstage gossip combine to make Dangerous Rhythm a compelling look at musicals and the powerful complex bond they forge with their audiences Going behind the scenes Barrios uncovers the rocky relationship between Broadway and Hollywood the unpublicized off camera struggles of directors stars and producers and all the various ways by which some films became our most indelible cultural touchstones and others ended up as train wrecks Not content. To begin with I ll say that Barrios is obviously knowledgeable and passionate with definite opinions when it comes to movie musicals The good thing about a book like this is that it introduce me to many movies that I d never heard of so it will fun to track them down The problem I had with Dangerous Rhythm is that for the first half of the book Barrios is so negative in his opinions about musicals that it s hard to believe he likes them I kept wondering what his criteria for excellence were and it seems the only one is if it works it s good if it doesn t it s not The second half gives a much clearer idea as to what he looks for in a movie musical A minor uibble He never really gives his reasons as to why movie musicals matter But that s OK

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Dangerous Rhythm Read & download Þ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free To leave any format untouched Barrios examines animated musicals and popular music with insight and enthusiasm Cartoons have been intimately connected with musicals since Steamboat Willie Disney's short Silly Symphonies grew into the instant classic Snow White which paved the way for that modern masterpiece South Park Bigger Longer Uncut Without movie musicals Barrios argues MTV would have never existed On the flip side without MTV we might have been spared Evita Informed energetic and humorous Dangerous Rhythm is both an impressive piece of scholarship and a joy to re. Don t go into this book expecting a clear explanation of the subtitle or even a clear explanation of anything I think this book is what it might be like to hang out with Richard Barrios for a couple of hours over coffee listening to him expound on one hundred years of movie musicals He s totally biased but he s so smart and witty that I can forgive him for taking jabs at my faves Judy Garland and Gene Kelly as the cover image implies Barrios is an Astaire loyalist all the way It took a while to get used to Barrios s freewheeling style but after a chapter or two I was hooked A must read for any serious movie musical nerd

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Dangerous Rhythm Read & download Þ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Singin' in the Rain The Sound of Music Camelot love them or love to hate them movie musicals have been a major part of all our lives They're so glitzy and catchy that it seems impossible that they could have ever gone any other way But the ease in which they unfold on the screen is deceptive Dorothy's dream of finding a land Somewhere Over the Rainbow was nearly cut and even a film as great as The Band Wagon was at the time a major flop In Dangerous Rhythm Why Movie Musicals Matter award winning historian Richard Barrios explores movie musicals from those first hits Th. A very disappointing book coming after 2 books by Barrios that I liked uite a bit This one is a mess from beginning to end Occasionally he makes an interesting observation about musicals especially ones of the 20s and 30s but there are three huge problems 1 There is no strong thesis except for that given in the subtitle and I don t think he succeeds in proving that they DO matter I firmly believe they do but not because of anything in this book 2 The structure is thematic music actors material race and sex rather than chronological or by movie so there is a LOT of repetition he tells us how great Wizard of Oz is and how terrible Paint Your Wagon is in almost every chapter 3 There are virtually no plot summaries or even descriptions of production numbers or sets he is assuming an audience who has seen every movie he has Two sections of the book are interesting one on the largely unseen Porgy and Bess and mentions of recent productions such as Were the World Mine and the TV shows Glee and Smash I can t recommend this instead I highly recommend his earlier book A Song in the Dark about the origins of the movie musical

  • Hardcover
  • 276
  • Dangerous Rhythm
  • Richard Barrios
  • English
  • 23 April 2019
  • 9780199973842