The Breakfast Club is pivotal film that should be within every high school student’s must watch list. There are aspects of the romance and the coming of age genres within the film, but this film contains much greater weight with the ideas of the Teen Film genre. The film consists of a group of kids, each from a specific stereotype within their high school and forced into a room for Saturday detention and through this and other features of the Teen Film genre they learn that they are not all that different after all. This paper will discuss the idea of this film being part of the Teen Film genre and its place as a classic within the stages of genre. The teen film genre is described by Catherine Driscoll in the introduction of her book, “First,
I think if children have watched her in 'The Parent Trap ' or any of the other movies/tv shows she has been in, it could make them think that these actions are okay and could affect the way they think about things in their older life. Making them think that they could go out to parties or be sitting in at home with friends and do class A drugs, like cocaine, ecstasy and heroine, without it having any major effects on their lives. While she has gotten away with probation and a slap on the wrist, the children, teenagers or even adults have much more serious consequences of long prison sentences or even death. Another example of a bad celebrity role model is Justin Bieber as, like Lindsay, he is disrespectful, rude and glorifies drug use. He hires
The breakfast club is about more than just a school it’s about feelings that all teenagers can relate to. (Hughes, 1985) The 1980’s, America is rising from the ashes of the economic problems of the 1970’and into a golden age of big hair, shoulder pads and Ronald Reagan. (Troy, 2009). Everything was new and exciting, cable television networks emerged and channels like MTV went on air, it gave teens a closer look into glamorous life of the young and famous. (history.com, 2011) Having that insight into the celebrity life was where their fashion inspiration usually came from, they wanted to look like their favorite star and looked up to fashion forward celebs like Madonna.
It's easy, simple and entertaining all together. Why watching TV is so common: If you are also a TV fan, then you might have heard people saying that watching too much TV will rot your brain etc. they might have tried to unglue your from your couch and do something else. But what more fun than watching your favorite TV show? Entertainment industry is a boosting industry which makes hundreds of different type of TV shows each year.
There are many places in Indonesia that provide a service for teenagers and children to play video games such as PlayStation corner or game online corner. On the other hand, some parents think that video games is just an entertainment for their children, weekend usually become the time for children to play video games as relaxation from their activity in school so the parents give them permission to play video games then children have easy access to play video games. In fact, based on Buchman and Funk research said that almost all popular video games are violent (Buchman and Funk as cited in Dill, 1996). Even though they know that most of
Kids usually watch television more than adults in the United States about 3 to 4 hours in a day. The amount of watching television has a great impact on the development of children by the using of inappropriate language and sexual contents. In the US and many places around the world show that television movie or gameshow are usually violent to capture on the attention of people. According to the research from the National Television Violence Study said that “Turn on a television set and pick a channel at random; the odds are better than 50-50 that the program you encounter will contain violent material. To be more precise, 60% of approximately 10,000 programs sampled for the National Television Violence Study contained violent material.
Reality TV as a type of television programming has grown over the years and it is rapidly spreading in terms of real people living out selected portions of their lives while being videotaped for broadcast. It has become an addiction of some sort for many of their viewers especially youth and female segment of the society. According to Hall (2009), reality programs are now a part of television programing. Many people watch reality shows for several reasons, Reiss and Wiltz (2004) discovered that an element of reality programs appeal is that they help viewers to feel important because seeing ordinary people on the shows allows them to fantasize that they could gain celebrity status by being on television.
Analysis of how reality shows become popular among the youth audience - Splitsvilla Introduction: MTV Splitsvilla, literally a ‘villa’ where girls and boys come together to play a game of ‘love’ and try to secure their place in the villa. It is also a hunt for ‘love’ because the contestants on the show have to mingle with each other. The better the popularity with other contestants, the better the chance of securing their place in the villa. Through a rollercoaster of fights, jealousy, hatred, friendship, backstabbing and love, this show attracts audiences by way of controversies and couple-making, the show manages to gain appeal from the young audiences. My paper will bringout how splitsvilla from season8 has gained popularity in the
These movies capture the minds of the youth and force them to do the acts they watch in the movies.They have made their lives according to the bollywood movies.This research is conducted to highlight the effects of bollywood movies. Bollywood movies show glamour,romance,fashion,crimes and vulgarity which make youngsters desperate of doing such acts.Young girls specially get attracted by glamour and galamorous faces.They try to copy their dressing.Young boys involve themselves in crimes.Their alcohol usage increases by watching bollywood movies.Hindu culture and tradition is being adopted by youth.Their language is being adopted by youth. Majority of youth in Lahore is being seen in the parties,in the cafes having sheesha,cigarette,alcohol.Not only boys,girls are also being seen having these things.Young boys and girls have involved themselves in relationship with each other. This research highlight all the facts that how and why this is happening and increasing day by
By the end of the 1950s, most countries in the Western hemisphere had access to one or more television channels and it becomes one of the most popular products in AMERICA. As a result, it helped make professional and college sports big businesses, and sometimes provided excellent comedy and dramatic shows to vast audiences that might not otherwise have had access to them. However, this result impacts positively and negatively in American society and across the world. For instance, here are some examples of negative impact in US: • Children Watching Violent Broadcast TV Shows Exposed to Guns or Bladed Weapons Every 3 Minutes. • The most violent shows on broadcast TV have essentially similar levels of violence as the most violent cable TV shows, rendering untrue the popular assumption that broadcast TV is a “safer” media environment for children.