Megamind is an animated film that is similar to other animated films such as “Despicable Me”, “The Incredibles”, and any other movies that involve superheroes and villains. The film features a majority of A-list celebrities like Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill and David Cross. The themes I chose to correlate with this movie give off a ‘bitter- sweet’ or ‘ironic’ response to the connection. ‘Love Conquers All’ is a romance theme, which talks about how strong love can be. Hence, the name of the theme itself.
“Once upon a time there was a lovely princess, but she had an enchantment over her of a fearful sort, which could only be broken by love’s first kiss” (Shrek). Shrek, starring the famous Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz, brought big money to the box office and followed with three sequels. A musical was then adapted and performed on Broadway from 2008 to 2013. Both the film and musical similarly opened with a story, but this time it was in music form and told of how Shrek got on his bog, compared to the princess getting in the tower. Shrek the Musical is for the whole family, including jokes for adults that are covered up enough that kids will not question.
Buddy Holly Introduction Buddy Holly changed Rock and Roll in his own way. He accomplished many things in his life and learned to sway the crowd. Buddy had a huge impact on people for such a short life, created his own style on his guitar, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making him one of the most creative singer of the 20th century. Buddy Gains His Interest Holly gain interest in music at a young age. “We owe it all to Elvis,” that was the quote that Holly said after doing an opener show.
Without E.T. the movie industry would not have start to produce as many Sci-Fi/Adventure movies and TV shows as they did after the release and success of E.T. Aside from production rate, Fig : 1 Arguments: It is undeniable that Steven Spielberg is an exceptional genius when it comes to creating Science Fiction and Adventure (usually linked) themed films. He is proven on and on again that he can attract mass audiences around the world to
“Use the force Luke” (Ben/Obi-Wan Kenobi). From the Star Wars comic books came the first Star Wars movie called The New Hope. Tons of people went to the movie theaters on the opening day of the movie. That is where the Star Wars universe became a big hit in the pop culture of Earth. The characters, action inside the movie, and the story plot helped make Star Wars The New Hope the best movie of all time for many people.
Director Frank Darabont’s debut movie managed to win numerous awards, captivate the hearts and minds of the public, and has remained as one of the most touching and contemplative pieces of film work in modern times. As a critic once said, “The Shawshank Redemption is one of those films that is a true work of both art and magic.” (James Brundage). In this movie, we discover that an individual eventually finds that the very institution he or she spurned may be the only thing keeping him or her grounded. This phenomenon is one known as institutionalization and it is showcased as one of the main themes in The Shawshank Redemption. More than a mere prison drama, The Shawshank Redemption portrays the birth of an institutionalized society and its causes and effects on the individual.
The thing that is interesting about the score for Hello Dolly is personally I think it is one of the most memorable scores written for the theatre. The best thing about that score is you can leave humming almost every single song from that show. One song that I was impressed with was “Before the Parade Passes By”. What I love most about this song is that this song is the key moment in Dolly’s life where she decides she is going to rejoin human race and learn to love again. I love how there is a marching beat that is very similar to a march of a parade.
This alone is very impressive for any writer, but King has almost been awarded for every movie that has been created from his books. Another amazing book is “Shawshank Redemption”; this book was made into a movie and was released on Sep 23, 1994. The “Shawshank Redemption” has been given over forty nominations and awards. This has been seen as one of the best movies ever created because of its ability to get the audience to fall in love with the characters, even if they are prisoners we all feel sorry for them. In conclusion, King has won so many awards due to his ability to catch the readers and viewers attention and make them fall in love with a
In order to get in the Halloween spirit, you have to listen to some awesome Halloween music. There are definitely way more Christmas songs than Halloween songs but let’s make a playlist to see what will help us get in the Halloween spirit. There are many songs and artists to choose from but we have to get the best of the best. The best songs are sure to get you in the best Halloween mood, and the only way to find the best Halloween songs is to ask everyone what they think, obviously. According to Ansley Joslin, 8th grade, her favorite Halloween song is Thriller by Michael Jackson, “I absolutely love Michael Jackson as an artist he has so many different styles and no song is alike.
Specifically his solo’s contained a tremendous amount of souls making the piece juristically different from most singers. He picked just the right phrases and notes to emphasize while keeping it simple and clean. To add onto this his strong presence and the force of personality made the song ever more so irresistible to the listener. After listening to this song the first time, I knew that his voice was one of a kind to the point that it was unmatched, as he quickly become one of my favorite artists. Louis Armstrong went on to win the Grammy Award for the Song of the year for ‘Hello Dolly!’ in 1965 while also receiving another Grammy for the Best Male Vocal Performance., and was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1972.
Eleven years ago, "The Incredibles" has become one of Pixar 's most successful films, earning more than $600 million in box office worldwide. Their success might not be complete without its action- packed musical score. This time, "The Incredibles 2" could surpass the previous victory as original composer returns to the sequel. Screenplay writer Brad Bird confirmed thru Twitter that Michael Giacchino is back once again to create the film 's musical score. The short clip reveals Giacchino signing the contract: Fans may ask how significant Giacchino is to the Pixar family.