Located on a small expansion shelf about midway between the Third and Fourth Circles, Musical Hell is presided over by Diva, a minor demon charged with passing judgement on the worst musicals ever committed to film. (She still hasn't figured out if this is their punishment or hers.) Take a seat on the bench and have your earplugs ready, because court is now in session.

New videos posted on the first Monday of the month. Other viewpoints, news, and general ramblings posted when they crop up.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Know the Score: The Hunger Games

With Mockingjay Part 1 coming out this week, Know the Score examines the music of Panem, as presented by James Newton Howard and Arcade Fire among others.




NOTE: Due to YouTube's random and incomprehensible copyright standards, some countries may not be able to see the video.  Fear not, international fans, you can check it out on ZippCast instead!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Musical Hell Review: The Apple

You've seen Can't Stop the Music, you've seen Xanadu, now here's the third--and by far the most flat-out insane--of the over-the-top disco musicals of 1980.  Join Diva as she takes a bite out of The Apple!


Monday, October 20, 2014

Musical Hell Halloween Special: I Kissed A Vampire featuring JessWorld

It's Halloween, which means it's time for demons to walk the Earth!  Which means it's time for Diva to team up with fellow musical reviewer Jess on one of the most horrible creations known to the genre: the dreaded vampire musical!  Here it is, I Kissed a Vampire!


Monday, October 6, 2014

Musical Hell COMMENTARY: Love Never Dies

The Halloween Special is still coming together, so to tide you over for a couple more weeks there's another commentary track!  This time we're diving back into the mire that is Love Never Dies!




And say, do you want yet more commentary action?  Pledge five dollars or more to my Patreon account for a special bonus track!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Know the Score: Top Five Muppet Musical Numbers

September 24th is Jim Henson's birthday, so this month Know the Score presents a list of the Top Five Muppet Musical Moments!  Not that you can really contain the amount of Muppet music awesome in a five-entry list, but I gave it a shot anyway.


Monday, September 1, 2014

Musical Hell Review: Paint Your Wagon (plus, neat stuff coming soon!)

First things first, your new Musical Hell Review!  This month, the world of gritty westerns meets the world of musical comedy, and neither of them comes out looking good in Paint Your Wagon!




But wait, there's more!  Next month's Musical Hell will be a little later than normal, in order to bring you an extra-special Halloween crossover celebration!  To tide you over, there will be a commentary--plus a bonus commentary available to $5+ Patreon subscribers!  To subscribe, click here!

Monday, August 18, 2014

Know the Score: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The 50th anniversary Blu-Ray isn't available in the US, but why should that stop us from celebrating?  Here's Know the Score's look at the beautiful, wonderful film that is The Umbrellas of Cherbourg!