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Old 5th Jun 2007, 12:12   #17
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Default Re: 'Bad Singing Scenes' - can you make this list up to ten?

Originally Posted by gil View Post
Ewan McGregor in Moulin Rouge.
Well, it wasn't perfect by any means, but being in the 'love it' camp for MR, I thought it was quite good enough

Edit: to add to MikeMk1's comment, what I like about the singing in MR is that they do sound like themselves singing, and that is part of the appeal - it's not a neutered, perfectly-toned delivery. That might be an excuse for imperfection that I wouldn't necessarily accept in other musicals (though The Phantom of the Opera has some seriously shoddy singing at times), but in MR I find it more acceptable in context, and Ewan McGregor has a very good go at it. We have the soundtrack album (and do listen to it )
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