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Mamma Mia! (2008)

Genre: Comedy/Romance/Drama/Musical

 
Starring: Amanda Syfried, Meryl Streep, Stellan Skarsgard, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Rachel McDowall, Ashley Lily, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski, Dominic Cooper
Musicals are annoying, very annoying, at least for me. And when you have a song every 5 minutes it can get very annoying. Sophie (Seyfried) is getting married. Sophie lives with her mother, Donna (Streep) off a Greek island. Sophie does not know who her father is since Donna slept with 3 men around the same time. In order to find out, Sophie discreetly invites Harry (Firth), Sam (Brosnan) and Bill (Skarsgard), her 3 possible fathers to her wedding without informing Donna. When they do turn up, Donna is reeling under a shock and Sophie is trying to determine who her father is. Harry, Sam and Bill don’t know that one of them could be the father of Sophie and everything turns out to be one big mess. The movie is entertaining and there is no doubt about that. The endless songs are extremely annoying and can give you enough reason to not watch the movie anymore. For someone who hates songs in movies, this one is the ultimate torture. If songs are your thing, coupled with ideal summer destinations and a sprinkling of romance, then this movie kills it in every way.
Thumbs up: Good wholesome entertainer
Thumbs down: Far too many songs
Rating: 6.7/10å
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