Let’s be honest, 2020 has been a weird year, to say the least, and many of us are stuck at home with a lot of time on our hands to watch movies. And there’s no better genre for hard times than the movie musical, which is joyful and escapist and fun. Here are three musicals you can watch on Netflix right now to get your fix.
If you’re into Christina Aguilera, Cher, sexy dance moves, and/or unbelievably killer vocals, Burlesque is just waiting for you to press play. With a combination of larger-than-life original music and sultry covers, it’s a romp to say the least.
It’s automatic, it’s systematic, it’s hydromatic! An instant classic since it was released in 1978, Grease is 70s-does-50s nostalgia at its best. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John are serving looks and moves and 50s swagger. We don’t know about you, but it’s the one that we want.
West Side Story
Are you a fan of Shakespeare? The 60s? Natalie Wood? This Romeo and Juliet story set in New York won ten Oscars, so you know it’s legit. Get your snapping fingers ready.