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Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour 

After dominating the music industry with her never-ending Eras Tour, Taylor Swift has taken to the cinemas with Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.
Olivia Moore
What sets aside The Eras Tour from Taylor Swift’s previous tours is its ability to take you on a journey through the last seventeen years of her career.

Taylor Swift. Whether you love or hate her, you can’t argue she is making music like no other, and a big part of her immense success is with her most recent tour, the Eras Tour. Much like her previous tour film, the Reputation Stadium Tour, the Eras Tour movie not only allows fans to relive the tour but it immortalizes such a versatile and captivating cinematic experience. 

What sets aside The Eras Tour from Taylor Swift’s previous tours is its ability to take you on a journey through the last seventeen years of her career. From her earliest country roots to her pop anthems and imaginative storytelling, the tour showcases the evolution of Taylor Swift’s artistry as well as the impact she’s made on the music industry. According to many fans, the Eras Tour was one of the most thrilling and show-stopping performances. Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour provides the same experience. 

With this said, the Eras Tour movie is not just about the music. It’s a visual spectacle captivating its viewers with elaborate and innovative stage design, choreography, and costumes. This attention to detail can be easily overlooked in a stadium filled with 70,000 people all shouting at the top of their lungs. The Eras Tour was absolutely mesmerizing, but there’s something about seeing it again on the big screen that allows one to really notice all the thought Taylor has put into the appearance of the tour. 

Along with the actual tour visuals, the way the film is shot allows you to see the tour in an entirely different light. With up-close shots from right on stage to behind-the-scenes glimpses of Taylor entering the stage, you can see the tour from the perspective of the performer. It truly shows the dedication Taylor has for her fans, and it demonstrates the love she has for her craft. 

The film also celebrates the connection Taylor has with her beloved swifties. There are shots of fans singing along to pop radio hits such as “Shake it Off ” and “22” while also singing her more deep-cut, emotional songs, including “My Tears Ricochet” and “Champagne Problems”. In both cases, the movie highlights the bond between the artist and the audience, and it illustrates the impact of her music on her listeners. 

Within the day of the film’s release, Taylor visited countless theaters to give a short speech before the movie played. This was an intimate and endearing moment with less than 100 people at a time, for her to explain her tour and enjoy it with fans. In her speech, Taylor claims, “I’ve never had this much fun in my life as I have had on the Eras Tour. It is far and away, just the most electric experience of my life.” 

The film has allowed fans all over the world to experience the Eras Tour, a once-in-a-lifetime concert experience where you can see Taylor grow into herself and shift through genres of music. The film brings together her fans and supporters and allows them to feel as though they are front row no matter where they are. So, without further ado, if you haven’t already, we highly suggest buying some popcorn, blasting the volume, and immersing yourself in the world of Taylor Swift, where you can feel a magic we all know only she can deliver.

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Estella McCormick, SPHS News Editor
Olivia Moore, Co-Editor-in-Chief

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