As Stephen King once said, “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Stephen King, an american horror author, is considered by the masses to be one of the most influential authors of the late nineteenth and twentieth century. With at least 136 works from novels to novellas written, King has left a lasting impact on everyone all around the world. King combined horror with mystery to give readers a story to remember. Kings books not only appear in almost every library, but are shown through movies ranging from The Shining (1980) to It (2017).
Both the protagonists, John Travolta and Nicholas Cage seem to been having fun during the movie, portraying each other not just as characters but as actual actors, too The American audience seemed to enjoy the role reversal between the two actors and its stylized and violent action scenes and the film ended up as the 11th highest domestic movie of 1997. John Woo netted a number of awards for his direction including the Saturn Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. 7. Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979) Before John Woo turned his attention exclusively to gangster films, he shot a number of kung fu movies, with this one, which was a tribute to his mentor Chang Cheh, being the best of them.
After selling 10 million copies of the album, Nevermind. One of the songs on the album became a hit called “Come as You Are”. Nirvana also, managed to get punk popular in years where punk wasn’t as open and spread. His album became so widespread that it had actually knocked out popular singers off the board and became in the top scale in the U.S (Romanowski, 2001). While being remembered for showing older punk rock to an audience, Nirvana made the low life of punk boom all around the world (Romanowski, 2001).
A Clockwork Orange the most controversial and darkest book in history with all drugs, violence, and rape. This book is more scandalous than The Catcher in the Rye. The book was released in 1962 and had lots of controversy. The movie was released in 1971 and was rated X when it first came out, For re-release they tone it down to rated R in later versions. There are a lot of different events in the book and the movie in most because making it darker.
T The Mist Compare and Contrast In 1980, the book The Mist, written by Stephen King, was released. It got very popular later on, so they decided to make it a movie 27 years later. The book is a horror tale following the life of David Drayton and a large group of civilians trying to survive a thick mist that has ‘enveloped the entire town. Not only can you barely see through it, but it contains some of the most out of this world creatures.
In 2007, director David Fincher helmed the movie simply entitled, Zodiac, which tells the thrilling story of a rash of killings in the 60s and 70s. The film, as far as Hollywood is concerned, was not a success. Especially considering some of Fincher’s other films, like Fight Club, Se7en and The Social Network that became cult classics for many.
This well-developed movie was directed by Jay Roach and written by the famous, Mike Myers and Michael McCullers. Austin Powers in Goldmember, also known as Austin Powers 3, was an hour and thirty-four minutes, full of humor and action. A few of the famous actors that starred in this movie were Mike Myers as Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, Goldmember, and Fat Bastard; Beyonce Knowles played as Foxxy Cleopatra; Seth Green played as Scott Evil and Michael Caine played as Nigel Powers. Without these actors, the movie would not have been the
The film is filled with slapstick humor, violence and distinct B-movie aesthetics, not to mention some minor sociopolitical remarks that look completely farcical in this zombie curio. 26. Thermae Romae (Hideki Takeuchi, 2012) Based on the homonymous and very successful manga by Mari Yamazaki, Thermae Romae is one of the most acclaimed titles of the list, receiving international recognition, becoming the second highest- grossing film in Japan in 2012 and netting the protagonist, Hiroshi Abe, a Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor.
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.
By the time two of his all time most popular movies were filmed “Psycho” and “The Birds” audiences first recognized Hitchcock’s name before they recognized any of the stars. He even had a monthly magazine Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine which is still published today. He soon became known as the Master of
James Nugent 16 July 2015 The Legitimacy of Sampling Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick, two of hip-hop 's biggest legends collaborated in the early months of 1984 to create one of the most influential songs ever. Released in 1985, on the B-side to The Show, "La Di Da Di" garnered considerable media attention, making it one of the earliest rap songs to blow up nationwide. Instead of it playing on just black music radio stations, the song played on Pop music stations. The song has an everlasting legacy and influence on all genres of music, not due to the original song, but rather the hundreds of mega hits through the practice of sampling.
I Want To Be Your Lover sold over a million copies and reached no.11 on Billboard top 100 and No. 1 for a week on the Hot 100 singles chart. Price perform both these songs on January 26, 1980 on American Bandstands. The purple one was well on his way to super
1968: A Musical Breakthrough What is the most lasting impression that came out of the year 1968? Could it be the devastating Vietnam conflict that led the public’s distrust in the United States government? Or perhaps it was the Civil rights issues that led to massive protests around the nation. Or more importantly was it the fact that people had a right? A right to standup against old ideals and have their voice heard.