Are you a music lover? Do you love movies? Well, some of your favourite movies are probably the great classics that are deeply rooted in the musical experience. Movies about music are some of the most captivating for an audience as it gives an inside look into some of the most interesting artists of all time. The on screen experience is often mixed with music through the score or the soundtrack but when the songs are rooted in the storytelling, it can make for a great classic film.
Some of the most classic films may not be those that have withstood the test of time but those that have the most recognition across individuals. It doesn’t really matter if you are a fan of a certain style of music portrayed through film, the movie is usually captivating for all movie goers. Whether it is a biopic such as 8 Mile, Straight Outta Compton or Walk the Line where the lives of musicians like Eminem, Ice Cube and Johnny Cash have been documented. These films had the ability to capture the attention of people that weren’t fans of the music but had become fans after some recognition and association to their stories.
A lot of music centered films make an effort to capture the experience of being an artist or a musician on a daily basis. It is often portrayed through the touring lifestyle and fast paced fame that depicts these popular acts. Almost Famous is a film that experienced great popularity in its ability to convey the emotions of being an outsider in a world of music. These music movies have been able to show the dark side as well as the bright side of following a passion, being an artist an experiencing fame for their talent.
Movies are often able to educate its audience and when it comes to music, everyone is a fan. It is always captivating to experience a back stage pass into the lives of those that the world puts on such a large stage.