Why Were Musical Movies Big in the 20th Century?

Although I was born at the end of the 20th century, I still watched a lot of old movies growing up. I noticed that many of them were musicals. Those included “The Wizard of Oz,” “Singing in the Rain,” “The Sound of Music,” and many, many more. Then there were the Disney classics, like “Cinderella” andContinue reading “Why Were Musical Movies Big in the 20th Century?”

Satisfying vs. Unsatisfying Movie Endings

When people watch a movie, they not only expect a good story, but also a lot of conflict. Because every fictional work, visual or written, needs problems and obstacles, many audiences expect satisfying endings, where the protagonists achieve their goals. If they don’t, then it’s either because they realized those goals weren’t what they wanted all along or they weren’t the right kinds.

“The Little Mermaid” (1989): Wish this Critique… Part of Our World

Warning: contains spoilers*** Many of us have seen and enjoyed Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” from the characters to the music and much more. That being said, I will critique the movie. Also, like I said at the beginning, this post will contain spoilers. So, if you haven’t seen the movie yet, but want to, IContinue reading ““The Little Mermaid” (1989): Wish this Critique… Part of Our World”