Hugh Jackman stars in The Greatest Showman as P.T. Barnum, the man who starts the circus now known as the Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus.
As Barnum sets up his circus he must contend with bigotry and family drama that threatens to upset his career and his marriage.
The plot of the movie is fairly predictable for a musical and even more so given the source material. It comes as no surprise that Barnum’s circus is successful.
The weak plot leaves the enjoyment of the movie not in the story but in the storytelling. How good are the songs, the dances, the costumes, and the acting?
Simple answer, marvelous! I loved The Greatest Showman! Continue reading