Cinematic storytelling offers a wide array of techniques storytellers can use to achieve maximum dramatic impact.
One of those tricks is the strategic use of pop music, which Shonda Rhimes perfected with Grey’s Anatomy, though she’s been criticized for using evocative piano rock to convey emotion and significance when the writing and acting fall short.
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Non-diegetic scoring and pop music cues can be manipulative, and while Rhimes has obviously overshot the mark a few times in the 11-season history of Grey’s, the criticism of that show is unfair.
If she hadn’t done it before, Rhimes proved with this week’s Grey’s shocker that she knows how to rouse emotion with words, and the music is just wrapping paper.
[Tasha Smith] is brilliant, she’s nothing like the character, she’s just portraying what she sees in society, magnified.[sic] People get mad and say that’s not us. Turn on “Love & Hip Hop” and turn on “Desperate Housewives Of Atlanta” those are “reality shows.” You can’t call something reality then get mad when it shows up in the movies as reality but that’s what we’re doing. They don’t do that in Africa, they don’t do that in France; they don’t connect with that message.
You have Janet Jackson and Jill Scott; my point is Jill Scott and Janet are huge music stars with huge fan bases, Tasha became the most popular because her character is portrayed the most like “Love & Hip Hop” the most like, “Desperate Housewives of Atlanta,” [we think he means "Housewives Of Atlanta] you might as well switch it around and pop in Nene [Leaks].
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