Colma: The Musical Reviews

November 21, 2007
It's not a great film, but we sure enjoyed it more than many bigger films that try harder to convince us they're great.
October 12, 2007
A winning amalgam of MySpace-ish self-involvement, digital video immediacy and 'Hey kids, let's put on a show' gumption.
July 12, 2007
Suburban teenage frustration: Didn't it always go down best with a salty side of Journey? Or the Smiths?
July 10, 2007
A little rough around the edges, this likable movie is filled with adolescent angst, youthful energy and hope.
July 6, 2007
The songs sound like they were recorded on a toy synthesizer in someone's basement, and neither of the two male leads can sing.
July 6, 2007
An itty-bitty movie with a great big heart, Colma: The Musical is about how we learn to give voice -- joyfully, honestly, loudly -- to the truest parts of ourselves.
July 5, 2007
This is a potentially brilliant scenario, so it's unfortunate that Colma pays so little attention to Colma; it may as well be set anywhere.
July 3, 2007
Wonderfully staged numbers -- a raucous song in a tavern, a lovely ballad sung in a cemetery with couples dancing through the tombstones -- that give this little indie a big heart.
June 22, 2007
Deserves to be seen for its sheer originality and audacity.
July 12, 2006
Amerindie Colma: The Musical just gives the kids music they like and characters they can identify with, forgetting any grandiosity.