June 1, 2001

Moulin Rouge!

moulinIt's joyous to watch characters use the entire breadth of popular music to express themselves: there are no borders between "The Sound of Music" and "Your Song" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" here. I did find it kind of silly that Nicole Kidman has tuberculosis, a terrible respitory illness, yet the only symptom she suffered was an occasional discreet bloody cough into a hanky. (AMC Fenway)