Movie Musicals That Never Went Away

Many are touting the movie “Chicago” as a return to movie musicals. But in truth, the movie musical never really went away, it adapted. “Though Broadway adaptations have largely fallen on their dancing feet since ‘Grease’ became a $378 million hit in 1978, the spirit of the musical is alive and well on film, from ‘Moulin Rogue’ to ‘Billy Eliot’.”