How These Musicals Disillusion the Fairy Tale Romance

Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! and Jacques Demy’s Les Parapluies de Cherbourg are films that are essentially under the genre of musical. Being under a genre, means that there are certain characteristics that are to be expected from these films. While Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! excessively and parodic use of these characteristics, Jacques Demy, who rose during the French New Wave, albeit he does not consider himself as part of the movement, attempts to subverts the fairytale…

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The Psychology Behind Soul Explained

⚠️Warning — Spoilers Ahead! Compared to the recent animated films Pixar has released, Soul appeals to an older demographic with mature themes like the importance of living and tackling the profound question of the meaning of life. How the Narrative Structure contributes to the theme — Want vs. Need Soul utilizes a “Want vs. Need” structure wherein the conflict lies in the internal struggle of what the protagonist wants and what he actually needs.

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