https://youtu.be/7goumTeBABw Carnival of Souls is best summarized as weird, cheap, but not lacking passion… I only hope I did it justice. I’d be lying if I said I was 100% glad how this review turned out, apologizes for lackluster efforts in terms of sound mixing and making the video entertaining but I think it certainly […]
Birdman, All About Eve, Ed Wood, Sunset Boulevard; throughout cinema there has been an infatuation with drama that surrounds Hollywood. Audiences have an innate attraction to the stars that circulate the system, it’s with that that I find a fascinating subject for a short series would be the birth of cinema’s very first star, Florence […]
Hello, and welcome to the movies. I like to stay well versed and watch movies good and bad as well as spanning across the entire history of film. Whatever period in film history your film buff repertoire is lacking I got you covered with a recommendation from each decade. I’ve tried to be random, but […]
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Music and Musical
Why Doesn’t Disney Sell Anastasia Merchandise?
What Happened to Fox Animation Studios?
Is Anastasia Historically Accurate?
It’s fair to call Anastasia (Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, 1997) a classic right? It’s well received, sitting at an 86% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, and a 7.1/10 on IMDb. It holds a legacy as an Oscar nominated film and the historical feat of pioneering the “rich” history of the Fox Animation Studio… more on that later. The film has recently just become two decades old, and it hasn’t disappeared from relevancy. On the contrary, it just got adapted into a Broadway musical by the same team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens who earned the film its,
“Oscar nominations for Best Original Song (“Journey to the Past”) and for Best Music: Original Musical or Comedy Score” – Adam Hetrick Playbill
The film even a box-office success, earning a nearly a hundred forty million worldwide on an estimated fifty-million-dollar budget. Still, I just feel that despite the “success” of the film, this film garners the same amount of admiration as Disney’s more lackluster efforts such as Treasure Planet or Atlantis: the Lost Empire. That said why don’t we take a look and see if Anastasia has withstood the test of time.
Preface: Murder by Necessity is a draft of script for practice purposes. It is the telling and dramatized story of The William Brown a ship during the 1840’s which tragedy struck. With impending doom, and the survival of others in your hands what moral sacrifice can be condoned as “for the greater good”. Below will […]