Mamma Mia! (2008)
Critic Consensus: This jukebox musical is full of fluffy fun but rough singing voices and a campy tone might not make you feel like "You Can Dance" the whole 90 minutes.
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Critic Reviews for Mamma Mia!
A sage once advised being wary of movies in which the people on screen are having more fun than the people in the audience. Mamma mia, was that good advice.
The legal definition of torture has been much aired in recent years, and I take Mamma Mia! to be a useful contribution to that debate.
The movie's spirit is somewhere between High School Musical and Hedwig and the Angry Inch; it's at once dorkily wholesome and proudly slutty.
If you're invited, you might as well enjoy yourself. Just don't say I didn't warn you. And don't you dare say I hate ABBA.
Audience Reviews for Mamma Mia!
I don't wanna talk... about the things I've gone through... watching this trashy, tacky and poorly directed ABBA musical in which nearly no one can sing decently - especially Pierce Brosnan, who sounds like a dog barking -, and it only makes me wonder what the point is.
Disgusting, awkward and improbable. I guess it captures Abba perfectly...except the band demonstrated better acting abilities in their stage performances. This film was true dreck.
Movie based on the musical stage production. A new bride to be invites three men to her wedding - all potentially her father to give her away but who is her dad? ABBA songs are woven throughout the story. You don't know how it fits in but some how it does. Great cast and brilliant music. Some can sing better than others though! Funny and entertaining. Beautiful setting. Feel good Summer movie.
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|Sam:||You always knew how to make an entrance.|
|Rosie:||It's very Greek.|
|Rosie:||Typical isn't it? You wait 20 years for a dad and then three come along at once.|
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