January 28, 2017
These are the “thumbs up” so far for La La Land, the romantic musical comedy starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as the couple who wants to make it in Hollywood.
“[The] immense adoration La La Land has received is an interesting look at what audiences want out of their movie going experience,” says a prof at USC Thornton School of Music. We concur: The Big Screen is a great indicator of social mood in action, whether it’s a thriller, romance, horror, etc.
The trends and turns in social mood really do show up in popular culture — including movies.
If you look closely, you can see patterns in social mood that help you predict social behaviors. To learn more about our flagship publication, The Socionomist, Click here >>