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On a musical note


Taylor Swift

Sarah Taryam, Arts Editor

Music fans the world over are suffering from serious concert withdrawals. With so many music concerts being cancelled due to the coronavirus, we have put together a list of some of the best movies which will definitely satisfy your concert cravings.

Taylor Swift’s “Journey to Fearless” was released in 2011 to the delight of her legions of fans. While she has released a movie for every one of her tours, this one in particular focuses on her bursting onto the country scene with tunes like “You Belong With Me” and “Should’ve Said No.” The film features behind the scenes footage of the Fearless tour with live performances from various cities.

Justin Bieber released his film titled “Never Say Never” in 2011. Known for having intense teenage fans, the movie did very well with audiences. There was behind the scenes footage of concerts, some home videos as well as meet and greets with fans who got free tickets. The movie grossed a whopping $99 million worldwide with a production budget of $13m.

“Homecoming” was released last year and features Beyoncé and her performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2018. The Netflix film shows rehearsals and live footage of Beyoncé performing. Her husband Jay Z and eldest daughter Blue Ivy also make an appearance in the film that was written, directed and executive produced by the singing sensation herself. The film won Best Music Film at the 2020 Grammy awards and was also nominated for several Emmy awards.

We know that life isn’t the easiest right now with the coronavirus and us all being cooped up inside. We need to remember that we are all in this together. Staying home might be boring, but we are saving lives by doing this.

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