With the global enthusiasm of “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Rocket Man”, “Miscellaneous Miracle”, “Light Blind Youth” and other films, this year became the “Music Film Year”. People are not only happy to go to the theater to relive the golden songs of Queens, Elton John and the Beatles, but even the remake of “Lion King” and “Aladdin” with a large number of popular singers is also very popular. Next, the film will also be “songs”: Renee Zellweger starring in the biographies of legendary singer Judy Garland, movies about pop singers Susie Cartro and George Michael, and the classic musical “Cat “Movie version.
The reason why music movies will be concentrated in the past two years, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) analysis on the 15th, there are many reasons. “There may not be a singer in the movie, but his music is everywhere.” In the “Light Blind Youth” released in North America on the 15th, the British town youth is in the voice of American rock star Bruce Springsteen. Break racial prejudice and discover true love. For film creators, music also carries nostalgic features. According to the music streaming platform Sportify, people will establish the most persistent emotional connection to the songs they often listen to in late adolescence. Many Britons grew up listening to the masterpieces of Elton John, the Beatles, and the Queen. When these songs rang on the screen, they made the audience feel that time seemed to stop.
Driven by nostalgic elements, coupled with the high box office and topicality of the film itself, in turn, these golden songs can be revived for the second spring. After the success of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody”, the broadcast of Queen’s singles on streaming media surged by 33%, of which 70% of the audience were under 35 years old, which means that many old songs have more new audiences.
In addition, music movies have brought many old musicians back to people’s attention. Like Judy, which was released in Europe and America next month, the famous singer and Hollywood star who were active in the 1930s and 1940s will reappear. The glorious music film era (the first two peaks of the Hollywood music film were represented in the 1930s represented by The Wizard of Oz, and the 1950s represented by “Rain in the Rain”). The BBC believes that another reason for the resurgence of music movies is that people need to be comforted by music. “The world today is full of anxiety and instability, and music movies free people from the harsh reality.”