Even though Some Hollywood entertainment can teach teen’s moral values and lessons, Hollywood makes teens reckless because teens think if it can happen in the movies it can happen in reality and teens want to do what the ''big'' actors do. Entertainment media, in all of its various forms, has had a tremendous impact on how we should think, perform and desire to be. The public are lead to believe the movies, TV shows, etc. are all real happenings. “The Hollywood industry is one of the most powerful and influential enterprises in the world, its visual voice heard around the globe” (Lowson).
The narrator of this series is gossip girl which makes the movie different that others and more interesting. Gossip girl begins every episode of this show with the sentence "Gossip Girl is here, your one and only source into the scandalous... ... middle of paper ... ...to relate to the movies because the character in the movies are way much mature, wealthy and wear expensive stuff. In reality teenagers are not that mature and unless born from a really wealthy parent, it is hard to find high school kids following fashion like gossip Girl’s characters. Gossip Girl is the best show ever because it can be entertaining and educational all at once. The story out line and the characters are really interesting to watch and it also revolves around things that happen in teenagers live everyday like love, sex, rumor, drug, parting, drinking, dancing and cheating.
These huge numbers are a result of the public’s obsession with the movies’ glamour, sophistication, and sex appeal. Watching movies motivated the viewers to ea... ... middle of paper ... ...do their chores and work: to earn money to see a movie. The Roaring Twenties, also known as The Jazz Age, was a busy and interesting time in history. Movies set new standards in society, changing pop culture for both the best and the worst. The best aspect of how pop culture was changed by society was the change in how people acted and dressed.
Reality programs have dominated television networks since their rise in popularity began in the early 1990s with MTV’s The Real World. The reality genre quickly gained viewership as it redefined the formulaic set up of televisions shows from the past. Reality television has infiltrated television because networks prefer low budgets for their programs that also generate high ratings (Hasinoff, 2008). People watch reality shows because they are intrigued by the seemingly “real” drama with ordinary people as characters (Dubrofsky, 2006). Now at its peak of growth, reality television evokes ideas of social order and cultural norms to its audiences, while perpetuating racial stereotypes in society (Mendible, 2004).
These films contain teenage sex symbols who cannot act more than the “common man.” Yet, it seems as if these movies are quite popular. They more often than not reach the rank of top selling movie at the box-office. Their success illustrates much about our society- we want to see sex and cannot get enough. There are several formulaic characteristics of every teen movie. All of these films involve two teenagers of the opposite sex who “fall in love” with each other and describe their constant struggles in high school.
There’s the party girl/guy who’s always looking for a good time and who shocks those around them—and the list goes on” (Larkin 290). Participants in reality television shows are often looking to gain wealth and fame, and they are willing to do anything necessary to achieve that. In addition t... ... middle of paper ... ...bing. In summary, the real detriments of reality television far outweigh the artificial claims that some people consider benefits. Reality television is a successful form of entertainment for many people, but no good comes from it.
Films show a perception of reality, for better or for worse. Many see films and the cultural that it is in and think that it must be a accurate depiction, which sometimes unfairly puts a stigma on a group of people or a cultural. Hollywood has been able to expand all over the world, and many think The objective of promoting American culture through Hollywood movies is to dominate the other cultural communities around the world and become the universal culture of the world. Going to a movie with friends or family has been a tradition for many for a long time. Globalization has spread Hollywood movies all over the world, and our American movie stars are also the world’s movie stars.
Reality TV was supposed to be based off of real families and their real-life situations, “But as franchises worth millions were built on the backs of these shows, the subjects became more professional, the situations more contrived and the material more provocative” (Deggans). The evidence that is shown here is that although these shows were founded on real families, Hollywood and producers believed that they needed to raise ratings by adding unrealistic family situations. These situations are clearly scripted to viewers, but the drama draws the viewers in. Staging drama is not anything new to Hollywood thoug... ... middle of paper ... ...this family as role models. What this indicates is that: “In the end, reality TV is us; a reflection of our best and worst urges in one toxic blend of arguments, ominous sound effects and montages” (Deggans).
In spite of all the public meltdowns, violent behaviors, drug addictions, and bad relationships millions of young Americans view celebrities as having “the good life”. [Why are you listing so many?] This leads to many young Americans as having a false idea that all you have to do is act sexy, demand privileges and party and you too can find happiness like these celebrities. In Psychology Today, writer Carlin Flora suggests that our fascination with celebrity is a cultural
A superiority complex according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a superiority complex is defined as “self-centeredness; firmly holding to the belief that one is better than others; condescending toward others.” The fame endows celebrities with superiority complexes; these stars believe that because they are in the public eye, they can get away with whatever they want. It is for this reason that narcissistic people are attracted to the grandiosity of celebrity life. If they are grandiose, they can get away with it, and even have people