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). King was placed number one on New York Times best-seller list before the book It was officially published.
These writers provoke the dark side of storytelling; this has a certain effect on audiences. Something about the darkness and evil of violence gets their attention. For example, most of the top grossing movies of all time each include a side of violence. In Filmsite.org’s article ‘ALL-TIME BOX-OFFICE TOP 100 FILMS’, the following movies are listed in the top: Avatar, Jurassic World, The Star Wars Franchise, and The Avengers: Age Of Ultron. These films, some of the highest (world) grossing movies of all time are all centered around and focused on using one crucial piece of storytelling, violence.
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. His mortal enemy assaults Kao Pun during his wedding and although he manages to escape, his father dies during the attack.
“Supernatural is second only to American Idol as the most-talked-about show on the popular website Television Without Pity” (Bellafante, 2011). Be it by way of the groundbreaking plots and storylines that delivers action, suspense and fantasy rolled into one, the spells and rituals that offers viewers a glimpse into the way the magical world works, or the inclusion of mythical creatures new and old or the hated but loved villains, Supernatural delivers what’s to be expected of a fantasy drama, breaking barriers along the way. With over two hundred episodes, Supernatural has become a fantasy favorite among
The Impact of Stephen King 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). King was placed number one on New York Times best-seller list before the book It was officially published.
The rating for the movie is 3.7 over 5 and its quite good for a science fiction movie. To recapitulate, what matters most in the film is the storyline, characters and heart. For me personally, What Happened to Monday is a great film that cleverly crafted mix of sci fi, masterful storytelling, well executed action with a emotional component that's genuinely touching. . I have watched it three times and I still want to watch it again and again as it have a very good plots for everyone who loves science fiction movie.
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein released in 1818 takes us through the journey of several of the most famous characters in literary and movie history from two perspectives. While Mary Shelley’s original interpretation is considered a very popular and successful literary work, it wasn’t until James Whaley’s movie interpretation that the character of Frankenstein became so famous throughout the world. The movie which was adapted from a screen play written in the 1920’s became one of the pioneering horror films due to James Whaley’s inspiration of essentialist styles originating from Germany. Both works bring different elements to the table with Shelley’s novel involving complex but interesting moral debates involving the characters and their decisions
In the movie Murder on The Orient Express was one of the greatest hits in the 20th century for the detective side. The article also depicts this fact by stating “Murder on The Orient Express was a great hit featuring Johnny Depp as the victim becoming a well-marked movie dealing with a mysterious murder” (How the Nineteenth Century). It shows how the mystery/detective genre spreads such as the horror
This movie is based on a true story that is from 1971. Two paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren are asked to help the Perron family with a demonic disturbance in their home. The Disturbance rises when the Warrens become closer to clearing the abnormalities with the Perron family. This movie received a IMDb rating of 7.5/10, 4.2/5 on Apple Itunes, and a 86% on Rotten Tomato. My opinion on this topic is that I really enjoy horror movies and think that there are a lot of excellent movies out there and I think that many people do not give credits to horror movies, they focus more on comedies, actions, and dramas.
1. I N T R O D U C T I O N “It’s alive! It’s alive!” Although this line is nowhere to be found in the book, it certainly is one of the most iconic lines in a horror movie. Not least because it has been reused on various occasions for assorted reasons, which in turn certainly contributed to the popularity of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The point is, that Mary Shel-ley’s Frankenstein, Or the Modern Prometheus is on the verge of turning 200 years old, yet we still seem to be unable to break away, from its story and its ideas.