Films in the 2000s are based on what the audience wants or envisions. The portrayal of gay or homosexual relationships that was gradually introduced in the 90s, grew and developed in the 2000s. For example, Summer Storm (2004), is about two guy best friends that fell in love with each other over the summer. Multicultural or Interracial relationships also developed, Lakeview Terrace (2008) showed interracial newlyweds who moved next door to an LAPD officer who strongly dislikes them. Sex became a big part of Romance comedy films.
Using Satire to Convict Social Media Social media has inspired a stronger set of issues in the lives of the current youth, according to Shannon Purtle in “Why Social Media Should Be Left Alone”, specifically issues dealing with authenticity. In a time when social media is on the rise, Purtle addresses the lacking of real connections and endangerments surrounding magnified typical teenage issues caused by those programs within the lives of young Americans. As a teenager, or young adult, there is an immense amount of exposure to assimilation from one self-conscious teen to the next unsure teen. Through using satirical strategies such as an ironic tone, ridiculous and contradicting rhetoric, ironic questions and analogies to common phrases, Purtle
This impression affects their decision making on whether they credit themselves for success and blame their partner for failing the task. Because of this impression they tend to balance their decisions – accepting both failure and success (Sedikides, Campbell, Reeder, and Elliot,
True fame isn’t measured by how many movies you are in or the amount of publicity you get. It's measured by the amount of impact you've made on the world. Marilyn Monroe was one of the biggest Icon in Hollywood history. Being both loved and criticized before and after her premature death, Marilyn still proves to be one of the biggest stars of her time. I admire Marilyn Monroe for her work in hollywood in the 40’s and 50’s, for pushing herself till she met her goals to be one of the greatest, and by the way she inspired people while she was alive, and is still inspiring people today.
The acting choices used in the film attracted teens by casting popular actors like “ASAP Rocky” and “Shameik Moore”. The costumes worn in the movie attracted teens by putting popular brands like Nike, Jordans,and Bape in the movie. In conclusion I think that Coming of age films have gotten better and more importantly in the development of
Socialization is what form and shape us into socially accepted people in society. Mass media has also contributed a large part of socialization amongst teenagers and others. Mass media has shown its way through reality TV shows, movies, popular music and websites, in which all influence our social life. Although mass media can be beneficial it can also be very contradicting and conflicting. While reality TV shows have increased amongst the population, it is still questioned if it is influential or negatively impacted today.
Justin Bieber, Beyonce, the Kardashians – these are just a few of the most popular people in America. Whether they are famous for their musical talents, their movies, or just their money, celebrities have captured the attention of the world. While they may deserve some admiration for their talents and achievements, the attention put on these individuals is often to the extreme. Some fans even go as far as idolizing these individuals. In extreme cases, this is given the name “celebrity worship syndrome” by psychologists.
The fan base of a celebrity is a good measure of his/her popularity and power. The broader the fan base (greater the number of admirers), the more influential a celebrity is in the society. Due to the publicity that celebrities usually get, some of these fans become more and more interested in their professional and private lives. They start idolizing them and feel as though they have a special bond with them. These people blindly follow their idols, without giving a second thought about their morals and end up developing what psychologists call the Celebrity Worship Syndrome (CWS).
Moving to the next point, cultural proximity – fascination of audiences towards their language and culture in media or the media of similar culture – consequences into celebrity culture which has been constantly developing for last a decade wherein audience are fascinated to celebrity representation in many diverse ways. As a scientific study reveals that we human being have a tendency to be fascinated with celebrity, and ‘that our brains receive pleasurable chemical stimuli when we see familiar faces’(Howard Altman). “Television, more than any other cultural development, has radically changed our experience of celebrity” says David Blake, a professor of English at the college of New Jersey. Ewing states, “Television has made celebrities both
The film received a heart whelming response and resulted in appearing many top 10 films list. Other than this Michelle Williams received the best actress award and won the heart of her fans once again. WENDY AND LUCY (2008): This American drama movie was a success in the box office. But more than anything it nominated Michelle Williams as the best actress award. This dramatic movie was praised and loved by the audience.