is a comedy in the great tradition of high school skits. It is sophomoric, obvious, predictable, corny, and quite often very funny. And the reason it 's funny is frequently because it 's sophomoric, predictable, corny, etc.” Rotten Tomatoes gives it a score of 97% and says: "though unabashedly juvenile and silly, Airplane! is nevertheless an uproarious spoof comedy full of quotable lines and slapstick gags that endure to this day." The film has won two awards and been nominated for seven.
What is the Lyon Empire? Ever wondered what the big fuss about Empire is? This new television show premiered on Fox has captured hearts and the eyes of many. Written by Lee Daniels, Empire is America’s best show on television starring the biggest actors in today’s entertainment. Nick Venable says, “Empire is just breaking its on records” in a previous review.
He was selected for Mad TV, a comedy series as one of its 8 characters. The show was successful. Then he got the movie ‘Dirty Work’ and the success of the movie got him roles in some other movies like Lost & Found, The Mystery Men, The 4th Floor, and The Bachelor. His next show ‘The Norm Show’ gave him big success too. But the biggest success he got was working on the Howard Stern Show, which stamped his authority as an elite comedian.
Today movies are one of the prime sources of entertainment. Whether it’s spending time with a significant other, hanging out with friends, or anything else, movies are one of the most versatile forms of entertainment that can satisfy everyone’s unique preferences. Amongst movies, the most popular genres include comedy, action, dramas, and countless more. In 1957, Mike Nichols released The Graduate, a romantic comedy that would remain popular even fifty years after its release. Although the movie is renowned for its engaging plot and distinctive comedic elements, The Graduate tells a story about college graduate Benjamin Braddock’s affair with Mrs. Robinson, a close family friend and the prevalent theme of discovering one’s identity.
Shakespeare 's most famous tragedy of two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, has been recreated a numerous amount of times, each being a slightly different version of the original play. Romeo and Juliet have taken the screen as gnomes, seals and opposed each other in warring mafia empires. Although all retellings have captured the young romance between Romeo and Juliet, Frank Zeffirelli’s film in 1968 and Baz Luhrmann’s film in 1996 are two of the most popular and both have been regarded as the best film adaptations. Zeffirelli’s film is more closely related to the original plot of Romeo and Juliet, bringing viewers truly back to the times in Verona, Italy while Luhrmann’s film creatively replaced swords with guns and turned Capulets and
Goodfellas was an extremely popular movie when it was released in 1990 raking in $46,261,759; and it has only grown in popularity since its 25th anniversary re-release in 2015. Another classic gangster movie is Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather. The Godfather, like the Robin Hood tale, is a story that people in the United States just know. It’s just a fact of the culture. The movie is so ingrained in popular culture that even those who have never actually seen the movie still know it by its many monikers, including the quote—”I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” The Godfather made $268,355,541 worldwide in 1972; whereas, The Godfather trilogy only made a total
Here’s why: Straight Outta Compton, the biopic about the greatest controversial rap group NWA, was one of the most excellent and powerful movies that I have ever seen. The productioOne thing that I mostly like about the movie is the group and some of their songs, because they are all about the reality of what’s going on with the world and how the actors who played the rappers
Writer of more than twenty-six successful novels, “Stephen King is one of the most influential American writers of horror fiction of the latter half of the twentieth century, he is certainly the most popular” according to American Novelist (Barth 1753). He mainly wrote on the genres of American horror and fantasy with a different life focus in each of his books such as “Misery in 1987” which focused on writer and reader relationships (“King, Stephen” The Concise). Stephen King is in a way a family man. He had a rather difficult family life, but he never abandoned them. Even though Stephen King has written many popular books, the majority of his popularity today is from the movies based on his books (“King, Stephen” The Author).
Movies in the 1960s Movies in the 1960s have influenced movies today because they brought action movies to people’s attention. Musicals are movies with many songs in them, drama movies could be sad movies with possible happy endings, and action movies are movies that usually involve a hero with an enemy. Jaws was an action movie being made in the 1960s, but had a major aftereffect of influence to future action movies. Drama movies were very popular in the 1960s because of the mood set. Even though there were many drama movies based on the mood of the 1960s, occurring from the Vietnam War, there were many favored musicals.
JD Salinger, The Life of A Gifted Author What does JD Salinger and Michael Bay have in common? Both Creators are excellent at their craft to say the least. Michael Bay for whom may not know, creates action packed, explosion filled movies such as transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. JD Salinger is, to cut a long story short (pun intended) the Michael Bay of 1950s and 60s Literature. JD once said “ I am kind of a paranoiac in reverse, I suspect people to make me happy” in the following 9 paragraphs slammed together in a 6 hour long, red bull fueled rage.