Monday, November 23, 2009

The Second "Nine"

By Chase Kahn

Not much has been seen or heard of Rob Marshall's Nine, the broadway musical adaptation of Federico Fellini's Italian masterwork, 8 1/2. Well, there is this, an SAG gushy-gooey reaction at a screening in which some of the film's stars - Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz - were on hand for a post-screening Q&A, so take what you will of that.

Personally, I'm kind of iffy on this one. The starpower is overwhelming and the Italian/Fellini-esque, black-and-white vibe feels tangible through clips, trailers and stills, but I can't sit through Chicago (Marshall's own 2002 Oscar winner) for the life of me.


  1. God I can see how little Chicago interests you when the citation of the year is off [2002] :)

  2. See...I'm not lying, I try to learn as much about it as possible.