Directed by Bob Fosse
I love musicals and I think I praise just about every musical on The List. However, I HATE this film. Every character was insufferable, every musical number was irritating, and every plot point was absurd. I remember seeing this movie and thinking "this may be my least favorite film of all time!" Of course, The List has now exposed to me to plenty more atrocities since then. Still, this movie will always fill a special place in my hateful heart.
Sally Bowles performs at a night club in 1931 Berlin. She meets a young professor who is confused about his sexuality. She manages to seduce him, but things seem to fall apart again when they both become infatuated with a rich playboy.
Have you ever heard a more annoying song than "Money, Money"? Have you ever seen a more irritating actress than Liza Minnelli? The only song that I can stand is "Maybe This Time" but I never really enjoyed Minnelli's cover of it.
Is there any movie that can get us out of this slump?
"Maybe This Time" was not in the original play. Liza Minnelli had recorded it for her first album and persuaded the filmmakers to use it in the movie.
The only decent song: