So many of my friends loved The Greatest Showman. My FaceBook feed was full of encomiums for weeks before I made it to a big screen theatre. I think I know why. It has to be the love story between a tall, handsome, talented and charismatic leading man and a beautiful blonde woman that brought my friends home cheering. A lot of us feel like love as a possibility, much less an actuality, has been maligned in movies far too much. The love in this movie created the sense of a solid base for Barnum’s soaring imagination, a grounding that made his ambitions exciting rather than terrifying.... Read More | Share it now!