Here we are now, entertain us.
There is no middle ground when it comes to the most berserk musical of the 2000’s.
You either love it, or you’re completely devoid of joy and you need to go far, far away and contemplate where your life first went so wrong.
I’m pretty sure director Baz Luhrmann’s middle name is Wild Excess, and he’s operating in his sweet spot here, mixing swirling colors, high-kicking showgirl legs, and a never-cooler Ewan McGregor.
It all adds up to a 100-proof hit of sweet, candy-coated movie nirvana, which he injects straight into your veins.