Dynamic version of the Fosse/Ebb/Kander musical

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Chicago

Opens December 26; Cert 12A, 112 mins

Even the unconverted will enjoy Rob Marshall’s sharp, streamlined and subversive version of the stage phenomenon. Froth for all the family it ain’t. It makes prescient, bitchy observations about media celebrity, rattles along like a train, and the rhymes merit spontaneous applause. Think Cabaret meets Moulin Rouge, only more cynically funny, with a story that makes sense.

Even the stunt casting works. Ren