‘We Are Freestyle Love Supreme’: Film Review

Published on Feb 15, 2020

‘We Are Freestyle Love Supreme’: Film Review

For any Lin-Manuel Miranda fans whose hearts sank almost as quickly as they rose upon hearing that, yes, there’s a “Hamilton” movie, and no, it won’t be out for another 20 months, succor may be on the way in the form of a probably faster-arriving movie that features Miranda in almost as big a role, playing himself. “We Are Freestyle Love Supreme,” which bowed at the Sundance Film Festival, is ostensibly the history of an improvisational comedy-hip-hip troupe that Miranda co-founded and occasionally still jumps into. But the doc also serves as an effective origin story for “In the Heights” and ultimately “Hamilton,” not just because some other members of the collective went on to be part of those productions, too, but because

To its credit, the film takes a while to even getting around to identifying Miranda by name on screen, much less invoking the specter of the

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Author: Chris Willman