GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - The holidays can be a great time to relax and catch a flick at the theater. Movie reviewer Tim Lammers has one showstopper that you may want to put on the top of your list.
“The Greatest Showman” (PG) 3 1/2 stars (out of 4); Kid Quotient: 3 stars
Given the number of liberties the filmmakers take with circus impresario P.T. Barnum and his work in the film, it’s hard to exactly call “The Greatest Showman” a musical biopic. Instead, it’s more of a musical drama that’s inspired by different points in Barnum’s life that’s set, naturally, in the 1800s, yet incorporates modern music. If it sounds like a massive challenge, it is -- yet ultimately, “The Greatest Showman” becomes a dazzling spectacle that works wonders.
Read Tim's full review at DirectConversations.com.