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Musical Montage: The Little Mermaid

May 22, 2023

The live-action remake of The Little Mermaid arrives in theaters this weekend and while it remains to be seen how it will be received, the bar was set incredibly high by Disney’s 1989 classic, especially in the music department.

Musical Montage: Dirty Dancing

August 22, 2022

Celebrating its 35th anniversary this past weekend, Dirty Dancing still has one of the most iconic movie soundtracks of all time between its classic licensed music from the likes of The Ronnettes, The Drifters, and Mickey & Sylvia and the new songs like “Hungry Eyes” by Eric Carmen, “She’s Like the Wind” by star Patrick Swayze and the show-stopping finale song, “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes.

Musical Montage: Dick Tracy

December 2, 2019

As part of the absolute onslaught of promotions for 1990’s Dick Tracy, there was not one, not two, but three different music albums inspired by or related to the film, including a normal soundtrack album, the score by Danny Elfman and Madonna’s I’m Breathless album, featuring “Vogue”.

Musical Montage: Frozen

March 3, 2014

Winning two Oscars at the 86th Annual Academy Awards and crossing over $1 billion in ticket sales, Frozen is a juggernaut the likes of which we haven’t seen from Disney in a long time.

Musical Montage: Disney’s Tarzan

February 10, 2014

Feeling they need some Genesis style music for their Tarzan reimagining, Disney tasked Phil Collins with writing and performing pretty much every song on the soundtrack, including the award winning “You’ll Be in My Heart”