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Music and Lyrics

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Music and Lyrics

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
104 minutes
Wide Release Date:
02/14/07
performer:
Drew Barrymore, Hugh Grant
director:
Marc Lawrence
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Marc Lawrence
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a B-

Admit it. You liked when Hugh Grant sang in About a Boy. You liked when he danced in Love Actually. And you’ll dig when he sings and dances and wears super-tight pants in Music and Lyrics: He’s fantastic even when the floundering romantic comedy about a pop has-been (Grant) and his dippy muse (Drew Barrymore) profoundly isn’t.

EXTRAS Funny a cappella bits and a making-of highlighting Grant’s preparation with Fountain of Wayne’s Andrew Schlesinger (who also wrote the film’s catchy tunes) and So You Think You Can Dance‘s Dan Karaty. B-