Located on a small expansion shelf about midway between the Third and Fourth Circles, Musical Hell is presided over by Diva, a minor demon charged with passing judgement on the worst musicals ever committed to film. (She still hasn't figured out if this is their punishment or hers.) Take a seat on the bench and have your earplugs ready, because court is now in session.

New videos posted on the first Monday of the month. Other viewpoints, news, and general ramblings posted when they crop up.

Monday, January 17, 2022

At the Source: Operation Yellow Ribbon in Gander, Newfoundland

 Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Today we're talking about another date that politicians love to appropriate for their own purposes.



Monday, January 3, 2022

Musical Hell: The Fearless Four

 Happy 2022, everyone! We're starting off the year with a bad German movie about a boring German fairy tale.


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Also, check out how you can join me for some musical fun at sea next year! (COVID should be mostly done by then. I think.)

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

All the Musicals I Saw in 2021 in 90 Seconds

 Hey everybody, last night I did a livestream that was a lot of fun! You can see the replay here. Or, if you don't want to sit through all the riffing and dead space, you can check out my 2021 musicals recap!

Have a happy holiday, and stay safe!

Monday, December 6, 2021

Musical Hell: Babes in Toyland

 Ah, the holiday season is upon us! The streets are lit up, the stores are bustling, and bad holiday television fills the air. So here's a particularly tedious offering from 1986, Babes in Toyland!


Monday, November 15, 2021

At the Source: Sunset Boulevard (1950), dir. Billy Wilder

 Time for a new At the Source! Today we're talking about one of the greatest films of all time, what makes it a good fit for a musical, and why some composers might have worked better than others.


Monday, November 1, 2021

Musical Hell: It Couldn't Happen Here

 Happy November! This month's review is...well, it's another weird one. Do you like Pet Shop Boys music, lots of weird random shit, and absolutely no story? Good, then It Couldn't Happen Here is just the film for you!


Monday, October 25, 2021

MHTV: Noah's Ark

 Here's a special treat for you--it's the riff I meant to do on the livestream but couldn't because YouTube. So here it is, Golden Film's Noah's Ark!