Phantom's allure dazzles audiences

Other Staff

The beauty that radiates from the screen while watching The Phantom of the Opera is simply captivating. The saga’s perfect blend of operatic and dramatic talents makes it an amazing film to watch.

From its opening scene, the film dazzled me. Its mixture of singing and dialogue (sometimes both at once!) was superbly done and, at times, amusing.

As the plot unfolded, I was torn between compassion and repulsion for the phantom, played by Gerard Butler. Although viewers may feel pity for him, his possessiveness towards Christine [Emmy Rossum] is irritating. He may have been abused as a child, but that does not excuse his brutal actions.

The movie begins with an introductory scene, then flashes back, jumping right to the Op