Innocence is a funny thing, we aren't really aware we ever had it until we've already lost it. I think that's the reason we gravitate to stories told through the eyes of children. Their innocence can be a refreshing escape from our own cynicism.
Ladies and Gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for…
You guys know the phrase “Life imitates Art”? Because that’s almost exactly explains the The Greatest Showman. The movie talks a lot about critics not being able to see the value of something that’s whimsical and fun, and that’s exactly what critics of The Greatest Showman did. Critics have overall been very mixed about the film, with a 55% on Rotten Tomatoes for historical inaccuracy, which I’ll touch upon later. The general audience, on the other hand, overall has a very positive view of the film with a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes. That being said, let me tell you why The Greatest Showman is the best movie ever:
One of my best friends and I got a Moviepass recently, and because my friend is crazy, she’s decided she’s going to watch a movie every single day. Somehow, I let her talk me and my boyfriend into going into 50 Shades Darker.
Before we dive into ‘The Shape of Water,’ (see what I did there?) I wanted to start with a quick thank you for checking out my film review site! I started this little blog on the urging of a twitter poll, it was overwhelming in support of publishing my movie opinions, no need to check just take my word for it. Anyways, as I put this site together, I spent a lot of time thinking about a good movie to start with. As you can see, I came to the conclusion that there is no better launching pad than the most recent Academy Award winner for best picture. So without further ado: