Taking a Closer Look at The Greatest Showman

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Junior, Victoria Reyes showing how much she loves this film by looking up pictures from the movie.

Junior, Victoria Reyes showing how much she loves this film by looking up pictures from the movie.

Photo Credit: Bella Davies

Photo Credit: Bella Davies

Junior, Victoria Reyes showing how much she loves this film by looking up pictures from the movie.

Bella Davies, Staff Writer

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The Greatest Showman is not only a wonderful film filled with amazing sets and scenes, but it also has a deeper message. This movie is an original musical about a man with an extraordinary imagination who starts with nothing and creates a show that is known across the globe.

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Hugh Jackman stars in this spectacular film as P.T. Barnum.

This film has an underlying message of equality and perseverance. The support for equality is shown when the film portrays how those who are outcasts can thrive if they have confidence in themselves. The message for perseverance is relevant throughout the movie when the main character, P.T. Barnum, continues to take chances and go out on a limb to find a way to provide for his family.

 

The Greatest Showman is filled with memorable, original songs. Some crowd favorites include: “This Is Me” and “Rewrite the Stars.”

The Royal Reporter asked some people around campus what their thoughts were on the movie.

Sophomore Olivia Pesci thought, “This is a really great movie. The sets are very detailed and the songs are really catchy and good.”

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Zendaya has a role in this movie as a trapeze artist, Anne Wheeler.

The Greatest Showman really showed equality and really brought together the cultures, races, and different kinds of people. It was overall really good and showed perseverence,” revealed junior Victoria Reyes.

Junior Claudia Mancha said, “My favorite part of The Greatest Showman was definitely the song ‘This Is Me.’ I also liked when Zendaya and Zack Effron sang ‘Rewrite the Stars,’ both of those song are really good and got stuck in my head.”

So the next time you’re checking to see what’s playing at your local movie theater, consider seeing this entertaining and amusing film.

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