It’s rare to find an independent film musical and even rarer to find one by some truly visionary and gifted filmmakers. I’ve blogged before about AIR: the musical, and it’s been a multi-year process for director Jeremy “Oz” Osbern and his co-writer / co-producer Chris Blunk, but the movie is finally on DVD in North America as of April 6th.
With terrific songs and music by Steve Unruh, AIR tells the interweaving stories of three relationships, all with some incredible and inventive musical staging. There’s a number with paint cans getting kicked that makes a total mess, and must’ve been a blast to shoot. I’m glad lots more people now have a chance to see it.