Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles explores the roots and legacy behind the fan favorite musical turned movie, Fiddler on the Roof. The documentary is the first in-depth look at the musical.  It isn’t the first time that somebody has explored the musical’s legacy.  One of the film’s subject, Alisa Solomon, wrote Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof.  The book was first published October 2013, nearly a year before the 50th…

"Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles"

Fiddler on the Roof: A Tradition Unlike Any Other

Fiddler on the Roof remains a cinematic masterpiece nearly 50 years following the theatrical release of the musical adaptation. It’s been some time since I last watched the film but there’s something about watching this movie late in December.  Tonally speaking, the first and second acts of the film could not be more strikingly different in how they feel.  No, the production design remains the same but the humor of the first half is gone. …

"Fiddler on the Roof: A Tradition Unlike Any Other"