Movie Notes: Singin’ In The Rain

February 26, 2011

Singin' In The Rain

5 stars = 5 stars

Starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds
Directed by Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen

Synopsis

It’s 1927, and Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), cinema’s biggest stars, are forced to adapt their talents to the latest movie technology: sound.

The Good

The Bad

Conclusion

Works on multiple levels: musical, romantic comedy, social satire, and mood enhancer – each viewing puts me in a good mood, as it reminds me of the joy of movies and life itself. Another movie everyone should see before they die.