Following the success of Chicago, the project was finally greenlighted and headed by director Bill Condon. Released in December 2006, the film has been the most expensive film with an all black cast. The film came to critical acclaim, winning a Golden Globe and 2 Academy Awards. In contrast to previous all black musical Porgy and Bess, Dreamgirls was a success from start to finish. Actors were eager to audition for roles, and the acceptance by audiences of all ethnicities was overwhelming.
but she wanted more, she had a passion for directing and when she did direct her first film “Yentl” it was a huge hit and yet she was not given as much respect during filming as a man would. At that time there were very few women directors in hollywood, also actors had very few opportunities to make there own films. Over the years Barbra has had a huge impact on society and the whole aspect and vibe of hollywood she is an inspiration to many including me and many others with her impacts
“Nothing is impossible, The word itself says I’m possible!” This very inspirational quote was said by none other than Audrey Hepburn. She has influenced many people, young and old, famous or not, male or female. She revolutionized acting and is overall who many people aspire to be. Hepburn does this even through her hardship and suffering childhood.
Oprah Winfrey Generous, kind, inspirational, and humanizing are just a few words that come to mind when one thinks of Oprah Winfrey. As a mentor to all people of any ethnicity, gender, or group, she has seized the hearts of millions around the world. With her tenacity, elegance, and understanding, Oprah , the a media mogul, philanthropist, and child advocate has overcome many obstacles that have fallen in her way. She has become a household name, not only as an entertainer, but as friend to human kind. She has often been described in articles, books, and interviews as one of history’s most powerful women.
She is an entertainer and inspiration; Oprah is her own brand, she is the face of her company. Her website, book club, talk shows, speeches, and magazines help are all in the best interest of her fans, and I think this is what makes Oprah great. In fact, I would characterize Oprah as not as the model entrepreneur, but the model leader. Humility, drive, perseverance, and impact are all characteristics entrepreneurs must have, but she goes beyond entrepreneurship and excels at
John did not want Kelly to leave with The Senator that night. ” Kelly’s friend Buffy St. John with whom she’d roomed at Brown—-Buffy, Kelly’s closest friend.” (Oates 27) They both worked in the magazine industry and Buffy was the more successful friend out of the two. Buffy had been with Ray Annick which is The Senators best friend.
Grease, a very well-known and largely popular musical with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as the main characters. It’s a Romance about how Danny (John) and Sandy (Olivia) meet over the summer and fall in love, but when summer is over they find out they go to the same school and are in very different social cliques. The rest of the movie is how Sandy changes herself to stay with Danny. While it is a very popular movie, it also has many issues in how it portrays stereotypes of gender and sexualization and a lot of the sexiest generalization and issues can be found in the lyrics of the songs. First off is how the actors are dressed and how there looks are portrayed.
Curley's wife talked to the three men that were left behind (Lennie, Crooks, Candy) when everyone went to the brothel about how she wanted her life to go. “I tell you I ain't used to livin’ like this. I coulda made somethin’ of myself” (88). She goes on to talk about a show that came into town and a guy told her she could go with that show and be in “pitchers”. The dream of most women in the late nineteen twenties, early thirties, was to make it big in Hollywood and that in fact was Curley's Wife dream.
The British monarchy is an important symbol of Great Britain and therefore it is appreciated for the most part of the population. This love for the monarchy has been developed as an interest in the life of the British royalty, therefore the media is there to feed their needs. In the late twentieth century, the two most remarkable figures were the Queen Mother and Princess Diana. The former portrayed the most pure representation of the
Colleen Ballinger Colleen Ballinger is an extremely pleasing personality. She is an American comedian, actress, singer and YouTube fame. Miranda Sings is her most famous Internet character. She posted videos featuring this character as well as one-woman comedy act on tour in theatres. She used it as a satire on the YouTube videos in which people did not sing that well.
Then in the play the girl in yellow in the play, “it was graduation nite &I was the only virgin in crowd bobby mills martin jerome & sammy yates eddie jones & randi all cousins all the prettiest niggers in the factory town carried me out wit em. ”(7) She reminders me of Mary 1 because she say she’s a virgin and is taking on that role but she acts like a hoe. -It has the lady red being in love with a man that is not in love with her.
Oprah Winfrey transformed daytime television and became one of the most influential women in American media. From a humble beginning growing up poor in Mississippi, Oprah managed to overcome her struggles and rise as a multi billionaire and household name with a following of millions of viewers. My main concern researching Oprah is in what respects was she able to influence people? I look into the many ways that Oprah has influenced her viewers and American culture, as well as how she could connect with so many people. Upon reading on the progressive changes she’s caused, my thesis developed into how Oprah used her stardom positively to influence people and change lives.
One thing the every human can agree on is that life is challenging. There are going to be moments when you accomplish your goal. However, everyone is going to fail at some point in their lives. Every time you fall you have to get back up again. One successful person that has raised every time she fell is Joy Mangano.
It is okay to be weird on the internet , being weird takes you somewhere. In the biography, You're Never Weird On The Internet (almost), by Felicia Day, we acquire knowledge of a women named Felicia Day. She is a professional actress who has been on various television shows. Not only that
n Barbara Ehrenreich’s The Worst Years of Our Lives, she highlights a significant infection festering in American Culture: television as a main event, or only event in a day. As she says “you never see people watching tv”, and that happens because it truly isn’t entertaining. It substitutes for a life. The television has been pulling people into an allusion of a false reality and a seemingly boring life since its implementation. She essentially illustrates the negative impact television has on todays society.