In the early days of cinema, filmmakers and actors were incredibly limited in their capabilities. Nearly a century later, we have CGI, intricate makeup, and highly advanced cameras. With the proper writing, cast, and production value, a movie can outperform and dominate the box office. Empty theaters, low box office sales, and mediocre movies put the industry in a rut. Desperate for more money, studios rewrote entire stories for diversity and nostalgia. Many films met with poor reviews, and if studios keep this up, the film industry may be gone. Let’s take a look at greed and story in the entertainment … Continue reading Greed & Story in the Entertainment Industry
-by Vivian DiSalvo It’s no secret that fans worldwide were wholeheartedly disappointed when they didn’t get tickets to Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour. Well, there’s a quick fix – Swift just announced that Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert film will be released in theaters on October 13. She also released a trailer for the film, writing on Instagram that “The Eras Tour has been the most meaningful, electric experience of my life so far, and I’m overjoyed to tell you that it’ll be coming to the big screen soon” [sic]. Fans suspected that a film would be coming once they … Continue reading It’s Official: The Eras Tour is Coming to Theatres Near You
By Vivian DiSalvo The latest and powerful feminist film Barbie has connected with fans of all ages and genders all over the country. Coupled with a smash-hit soundtrack, it’s easy to see how the film has received high praise. Let’s dive into what makes this soundtrack so unique. Boundless Barbie The most unique aspect of this soundtrack is that it is boundless – it is not tied down to any genre or style of lyricism. While Lizzo’s song “Pink,” featured at the beginning of the movie, is bright, bubbly, and satirical, GAYLE’s “butterflies” has more of an alternative rock sound. … Continue reading Barbie Changed the World…And so Did Her Soundtrack!