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Hamilton remains as powerful on screen as it was on stage

Damon Smith
EARLY in the first act of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Schuyler sisters Peggy and Eliza – who will go on to marry American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton – trill, "Look around, look around at how/Lucky we are to be alive right now".

New releases to stream, download and on DVD: Will Ferrell in Eurovision spoof

Damon Smith
FILMS EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIRE SAGA (Cert 12, 123 mins, streaming and available to download from June 26 exclusively on Netflix, Comedy/Musical/Romance) THE 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam may have been cancelled in response to the Covid-19 pandemic but director David Dobkin salutes the annual spectacle of cheesy pop, outlandish costumes and on-stage theatrics with an affectionate comedy penned by Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele.