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.
King’s impact on society has changed many people’s outlook on horror, and how horror can improve in the future. King continues to write and have movies made from his works like the new It (2017), which causes him to be the most influential writer of our time. King’s passion to write novels that reflect life around the readers creates nothing any writer has ever done before, making him also the most creative writer of our time. King hopes to inspire the upcomers in this world by having children in his books equal to adults. King’s rise to success proves to anyone who knows about him that dreams can come true, and wants others to believe in themselves as he did.
Despite of these paradoxes, its surface is as much interesting and entertaining as any movie ever made. The depths in the story go beyond comprehension. The more clearly the physical manifestation of the film presented, the more the audience moved by its mystery. We can say that it is one of the legacies of cinema that in 1941 a first-time director worked with an innovative cinematographer, Gregg Toland in this case, and a group of New York stage and radio actors were given a chance to make a masterpiece—Citizen Kane is beyond greatness of any movie could be; it is a collection of all the element from the rise of sound era, just how “Birth of a Nation” assembled every elements at the peak of the silent era, and pointed the way beyond narrative. These innovations stand above all the
The Godfather (1972) is said to be one of the greatest films ever made. When this movie was released in 1972, it was nominated for Ten Academy Awards and it won three: Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film was adapted from the book with the same name written by award winning author of mafia fiction, Mario Puzo. This film takes place in a span of ten years following the life of Don Corleone, the head of the Corleone Crime Family. It was a film that changed the history of cinema, introducing a very talented filmmaker and several acting legends in the telling of a story of a Sicilian Crime Family.
The making of movies, or the concept of it, has been around since the beginning of the 18th century. The lens of the camera has captured some of the most beautiful things, but also the most prejudice. Stereotypes of races, ethnicities, and gender have always been around but were widely considered acceptable in the films of that era. Almost as long as there have been people filming, there have been people fighting for equality to be presented on the big screen. Danez Smith is one of these modern fighters in his free verse poem “Dinosaurs in the Hood.”
It also won 1 Oscar with another 11 wins and 6 nominations. The most iconic song used “The Time of My Life” won an Academy award for Best Music, original song” “Dirty”. To of been awarded an Oscar and won other awards just shows how amazing of a film it truly is. Writer Eleanor Bergstein explains in an interview from Samuel G Freedman’s article “FILM; 'DIRTY DANCING ' ROCKS TO AN INNOCENT BEAT” stating, “I meant 'Dirty Dancing ' to be a celebration of the time of your life when you could believe that a kind of earnest, liberal action could remake the world in your own image” (Freedman).
The Great Gatsby Book Vs Movie The Great Gatsby, written by F.Scott Fitzgeralds in 1925, and its movie adaptation directed by Baz Luhmann in 2013, are very similar. There are many details that remain loyal to the book in the movie. Yet, since the release of the book there are many cultural and social changes in our society. Consequently, certain things of the book’s theme, characters, and symbols are no longer acceptable/enjoyable to audience.
The gangster movie is nearly as old as the cinema, having clear procursors in the early silent era. The genre emerged as a powerful force in U.S. movie, however, at the time of the Great Depression. The gangster’s appeal invites the viewer to ask about the kind of society tha produces such seductive forms of corruption and violence. Like the cowboy, the movie gangster is highly charged cultural symbol. The gangster genre remains timely and contemporary, its appeal never fading or going out-of-date.
It is an art movement that started in the mid-1950s in Britain and the late 1950s in the United States. It was a time that was optimism and post war economic had a huge consumer boom. New products are hitting the shelves, advertising and magazine told people what to buy and made them want to buy it. Movie stars fill the movie screen, giving rise to the celebrity culture and the youth fought for freedom. Many people were unable to voice opinions and feelings, the passion of the post war era was reflected through art.
The Great Gatsby Differences between the Movie and Book The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, in 1925 is a well-known novel for its time. After becoming a popular book, it later became a movie in 1974. While the book and movie have many similarities, it also has quite a few differences. Three differences between the book and movie of The Great Gatsby are details, sexual preference of the narrator Nick, and the age of Tom and Daisy’s daughter.
Television includes such diverse programs, the truth is, no single tv show, film or song, captured the spirit of the whole decade. In this period of political and social upheaval, American popular entertainment was a study in contrasts. the main effect that the film left on us is a blow of fresh air from all the political and economic hardship. Many 1960s films, tv shows and theatre were filled with laughter and sprightly characters, with one main goal - that is, to bring viewers with a sense of connection with the world, living things, and their own imagination. Most directors objective for entertainment were to redefine art and merge it into a more action-oriented form.
He was obviously looking for a more creative outlet for his creative designs than trademarks, corporate logos, letterheads, TV commercials and packaging for which he was in constant demand. The answer proved to be film-making: imaginative documentaries, a single feature film, and pre-eminently title sequences for other directors ' work on which he sometimes received the credit of "visual consultant". His second wife, Elaine was seven years younger than him and a New Yorker who sang in an Andrews Sisters-style group with her older sisters and eventually relocated to Hollywood. She met Bass around 1956, and married him in 1961 and worked with him until his death in 1996.
With the success of Tyler’s plays learning about forgiveness and family, something else must come out of his plays. And something did! “In the play of I Can Do Bad All by Myself, Perry created a character named Mabel Simmons for his musical play.” Originally, Madea was slated to make a five-minute appearance, but those five minutes of that gun-shooting, sailors mouth grandma became an instant success for Tyler Perry.” Tyler Perry quickly transformed from a highly successful playwright into one of the biggest stars in the entertainment industry.
Films in the 80s were less experimental and original, but more formulaic. (Dirks) Director Steven Spielberg became especially popular with the film “E.T.”. The movie took American movie audiences by storm during the summer of 1982. (“Spielberg and Lucas”) It went on to become the biggest moneymaker in Hollywood history.