For a long time there has been an inherent and intrinsic link between film and stage musicals but this tended to work one way, with stage shows being turned into movie musicals. However, there has been a recent trend of the opposite happening, with films being turned into hit stage musicals.
You've probably heard of the Bechdel test but, perhaps, don't know what it is or what it means. To pass the Bechdel Test a film must have these three things: 1. Two named female characters 2. Who talk to each other 3. About something other than a man
Emma Watson in 'Beauty and the Beast'. Emma Stone in 'La La Land'. *shudders* R-R-Russel Crowe in 'Les Miserables'. Hollywood seems to not care about whether or not their 'singers' in films can actually sing, but is it always a bad thing and why do they insist on doing it?
I love films. I also love animation. So believe it or not, I do love a good animated movie so why not compile a list of eight of my all time favourites... and no, they're not all Disney, don't worry. Warning: Spoilers!!!
"But its not just about drumming; its about obsession and the drive to be the best in your field and the mental strain it puts on people. Have you ever wanted something so badly that you are willing to go to hell and back and then back again to get it?"