Coming To America Movie Analysis

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This movie review of Coming to America a comedy romance-based film that depicts many of the 80s era’s practices of popular culture themes, and sociological concepts for different social cultures during the 80s’ era. The film illustrated the themes of popular culture in the elite, high, and low culture rooted though the 80s’ epoch. Its context also provided the concepts of critical theory, upper- class ritual formality, cultural consumption, and insight of a hidden dominant sociological concept display of cultural industries’ influence within the movie. The description of the production of the film parades a need to rebel against the traditional rituals that individuals experience in their society group.
Coming to America’s context is produced in a sequential format of events happening in the life of the movie’s character Akeem Joffer prince of Zumanda in Africa. The actor well known as Eddie Murphy portrays the pampered young prince that feels the woes of a traditional ritual of arranged marriage. The movie theaters him on an adventure to America as a result of being forced towards an arranged marriage. And disguises in the image of a poor man to find a wife that loves him not his social status. The movie’s Director John Landis’s intention displayed King Jaffe using a traditional ritual that was passed down from generation to generation for the royal families to adhere as the law of the land.
However, I believe that Director Landis’s true intention with the production of
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