I. PROBLEM American Idol holds the distinction of popularizing the singing competition genre across the world. It has spawned 345 Billboard Chart toppers in its first ten years, and has created an unprecedented impact on the Music and Television industry. Its mechanics have served as the blueprint for many successful shows. Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer of American Idol, has been a successful figure in the Film and TV industry for decades.
Despite the mixed responses, the film succeeded in drawing the attention of many. Bollywood has become the popular term used to refer to the Hindi-speaking film industry based out of India. Contrary to popular belief, the term does refer to the entire film industry in India. More specifically, it is identifying a certain region of the country and is based more on the language. Bollywood films are usually musicals and incorporate a lot of exciting music and dance.
Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American actress and singer best known for portraying Alex Russo, the protagonist in the Emmy Award-winning television series Wizards of Waverly Place. She subsequently ventured into feature films and has starred in the television movies Another Cinderella Story, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, and Princess Protection Program. She made her starring theatrical film debut in Ramona and Beezus. Her career has expanded into the music industry; Gomez is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene, which has released three RIAA Gold certified studio albums, Kiss & Tell, A Year Without Rain, and When the Sun Goes Down, spawned three RIAA Platinum certified singles, "Naturally", "Who Says" and "Love You Like a Love Song" and charted four No. 1 Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs.
Shot Composition in Moulin Rouge In 2001, Australian director Baz Luhrmann released Moulin Rouge! in a dramatic recreation of the musical genre. The movie was nominated and won several awards including three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards. The film was also selected by the National Board of Review as the best film of 2001. The film was a unique take on the musical genre, and used several unconventional techniques in the production of the movie.
Released in 1952, Singin' in the Rain is universally acknowledged to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. Co-directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, this film has been referred to as "MGM's Technicolor Musical Treasure”, and has won and been nominated for a selection of awards, including two Oscars, two Golden Globes, and a BAFTA Film Award, amongst others. The film provides a humorous example of the struggle in 1920’s Hollywood, during the transition from silent film to the Talkies, and the problems that many silent film stars faced as they had to use their voices on film for the very first time. It touches on the experiences of fictitious on-screen Hollywood golden couple, charming Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and deceivingly glamorous Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen). The emerging talking pictures are creating a stir amongst the studio bosses at ‘Lockwood & Lamont’, as new films such as ‘The Jazz Singer’ head straight for success, putting the silent film actors in jeopardy, such as Lina, with her shrill, screechy accent, which is obviously unsuitable for film.
Which are the shots that bay like to shoot? Is there any repetitive shots in his movies? After establishing his career as award winning music and commercial director, Michael Bay quickly emerged as Hollywood’s biggest, loudest and top grossing movie maker of all time. Bay launched his directorial career with movie ‘Bad boys’ starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The movie turned out to be a box office hit of the year 1995, with a total gross of $141 million.
1. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers was first released as a movie in 1954 and was nominated for 5 Acadamy Awards, including Best Picture, though in the end it won only the Oscar for Best Musical Score. It is still performed with great regularity in both professional and amateur theatre. What do you think accounts for the shows original critical and box office success as well as its longevity and continued popularity as a stage musical? • In my opinion, the Seven Brides for Seven Brothers show has succeed because of the story in can touch all the deferent ages like kids, adult, and old people.
At the time she was still signed with Moe Gale and Decca Records, who had almost complete creative control over what Ella sang. While her shows were always incredible, critics felt that the songs she sang left much to be desired. She sang many of her earlier pop hits such as “Old Mother Hubbard,” “Mr. Paganini,” and “A Little Bird Told Me.” These songs were not bad, but they were silly songs that didn’t showcase Ella’s maturing ability. The execs at Decca would say that songs like those were necessary to pay the bills so
Lady Gaga’s Tipping Point In a Rolling Stone interview, pop star sensation Lady Gaga shares, “My grandmother is basically blind, but she can make out the lighter parts, like my skin and hair. She says, “I can see you, because you have no pants on.” So I’ll continue to wear no pants so that my grandma can see me.” Lady Gaga is famous for her outrageous outfits, blunt personality, theatrical stage performances, and her hit pop songs. Before fame, she performed in burlesque shows in New York bars and club scenes. She was discovered by producer and record executive, Vincent Herbert who signed her to Interscope Records as a songwriter. She worked with famous artists such as Britney Spears, New Kids on the Block, Fergie, Pussycat Dolls, and Akon who later signed her to his record label, Kon Live Distribution.
Steven Spielberg is an American director whose had countless top grossing films and captured the attention of American audiences. “Jaws”, “Jurassic Park”, “Saving Private Ryan” and 42 more films have been directed by Spielberg and have been credited with countless awards. Spielberg has worked with award winning actors, used groundbreaking technology, and is even considered to be the father of the New Hollywood Era. As a child Steven would film things like family events and occasions and soon went on to directing TV shows, before movies, starting in the mid 80’s to the present. Steven Spielberg is the most memorable director due to his advances in movie special effects and setting the stage for summer blockbusters.