The term exploitation is used heavily in film marketing as reference to what a movie will take advantage of in order to be more appealing to audiences. Themes are often sensationalist and exaggerated at the expense of the quality of the cinema, effectively labelled by academics as paracinema. Many aspects of the production can be exploited, such as using violence or sex to lure viewers. Movies such as these became extremely popular during the 60's and 70's in response to less censorship. However exploitation films in the 30's and 40's took on a more innocuous role in claiming to be educational in nature.
Film Noir and Romance: It’s No Fairy Tale Baby Film Noir may not seem like a very romantic subject considering how many of the couples in the films are eventually lead into their death or a prison term. There are some romantic aspects to these type of cinema. Even if a couple does have a tragic end, there is always some sort of romance in the middle. It could be lust or love, but it is usually there. While all Film Noir never ends as fairy tale, an audience can look at most of the films and see how love, or lust, can drive people to do despicable acts of crime.
HS-404 Homosexuality in Popular Hindi Cinema Abstract:India is a country with vibrant popular culture. Nowhere is the collective consciousness of the nation probably better essayed than in the cinema, which is viewed with passionate enthusiasm. Taking Popular Hindi Cinema as a mainstay of Indian culture, this article tries to create a link between the depiction of homosexuality in Popular Hindi Cinema and the society. Different viewpoints are looked from and observed in Indian popular culture, such as the non – acceptance of homosexuality by some quarters, the crude stereotyping and the slowly emerging new wave of thought that treats the subject with a compassionate eye, and gives it a humane treatment. Submitted by : Vivek Maheshwary 0800206 INTRODUCTION : Many Bollywood movies have explored various social issues such as child marriage, polygamy, dowry system, casteism and terrorism.
Bùi Đức Việt ( Carb) Scary movie Scary movie is the best kind of films, because it is very interesting and earns a lot of money. When I was a child as another children , I am really afraid ghost and the dark. It became an obsession during my childhood. Afterwards , when I was grown up , I have known that the ghost is not real and the obsession vanished out of my head. Every time I hear a new scary movie is appearing in the theater, I get really excited and want to see it right way.
I’m a sucker for these types of movies, and I never get tired of them. So, what I am looking for in a movie is a good film that is guaranteed to catch my eye, and that I will remember. I would also like to be able to share it with others. Rating movies to be bad or good has never really been my thing because I usually get into any movie and end up liking it, sometimes even loving it. What I used to decide if this movie was good or not, I looked for the quality of the score/soundtrack, the character development, and how it was edited.
The background of the songwriter and the society at the time a song is released provides one with the motivation to write. Johnny Mercer wrote the song “Hooray for Hollywood” in 1937 for the movie “Hollywood Hotel.” This song was released just after the Pre-Code Hollywood era (1927-1934). During this time films were filled with sex, violence, and homosexuality. As a result of these movies, religious and morality groups began to speak out on the vulgarity of the films, and the government created strict new rules to help censor the movies. Some of the rules created included: No sexual innuendos, no scenes involving crime, and profanity was prohibited.
Horror films are made to give people a thrill seeking feeling by its mental act. These movies are mostly unreal but others are true stories based on someone’s real life. What kind of feeling people have from watching a scary movie may differ. According to the article “Horror movies: Why people love them” by Leslie Fink, one of the reasons we watch so many scary movies is because of the thrill it gives us and how it brings the primal behavior to assess threat levels. Just because someone has a strong desire to watch horror films doesn’t mean they are complete freaks because many just love the adrenaline rush that these types of movies give off.
The below paper evaluates the role of Bollywood movies in the portrayal of this relationship. Pakistan has a large audience, which consumes Bollywood movies as the common cultures connect them to the sentiments and culture present in the Bollywood movies. Sources: For the purpose of this paper, a few Bollywood movies were studied: Border: A movie made on Indo-Pak war of 1971. This film showed the nuances of a war and the sentiments of the army men in general. This movie presented Pakistan as “Dushman” translating into enemy.
Devdas’s music rights were sold to Universal for ostentatious amount of twelve crores. The soundtrack included twelve songs which included romantic songs, mujra songs, playful songs, and a traditional classical. The classical song Kaahe Chhed Mohe did not become as big of a commercial success as other songs due to more demand of peppy songs in general; still this song is a masterpiece in itself. The song takes place in a brothel house, where one of the protagonists of the movie, Chandramukhi – a courtesan, is entertaining her clients. Pandit Birju Maharaj, an esteemed kathak dancer, who also sang the song along with Kavita K. Subramanium and Madhuri Dixit, wrote and choreographed the song.
(Barba 1967:37). History of the form According to the Grahya Stutirgathaih, the Kali chronogram, Krishna appeared in Kalikut in 1657, met a high priest there and gave him a peacock feather. This appearance of the god was celebrated by the creation of a religious dance-drama which praised Krishna, called the Krishnattam. The ruler of a neighbouring state, Kottakara, asked to have a troupe of the Krishnattam, as the performance had become very famous, but due to political tension his request was declined. This angered the ruler, and he prayed to the gods to give him vengeance against Kalikut.