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  • The Vanity of Celebrity Fame: "Sunset Boulevard" and Celebrity Reality Shows

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    noticing the presence of cameras, or if they have noticed, they are pushing away the camera. This filming technique supports audiences with the idea that the celebrities cannot hide their privacy away from the media even if they try. In conclusion, all three texts "Sunset Boulevard", "Over the Hilton" and "Celebrities Uncensored Six", supports the highlighting of the vanity of stardom - how celebrities do not possess their fame - their fame belongs to the support from the media. Norma Desmond only

  • The Economics of Being Famous

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    Did you know that being famous can be for better or worse? Even though it had been proven a tremendous number of times that being famous can be dangerous people still aspire to be famous. This paper will tell you about the ups and downs that famous people have, as well as the economics trials and tribulations of being famous. What is the cost of a celebrity time and privacy? “Celebrities chose to be publicized. I say that some celebrities even purposely tell paparazzi where their location is so that

  • Cult Of Personality Essay

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    in the famous or Gods goes back to ancient times. The cult of personality and the cult celebrity have established into the same meaning over time. This global concern called the cult of celebrity is defined as the fascination and influence of following famous people’s lives treating them as modern gods. Many celebrities are simply famous for being famous, which means that the celebrity has no talents. Even if their fame spurs from a certain talent or achievement they have, the term famous for being

  • Danny Santiago's Famous All Over Town

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    Danny Santiago's Famous All Over Town When I was little I remember driving across country, going to Florida, and past neighborhoods that were anything but mine. They had old houses that looked like they were going to fall down any minute, real trashy looking. In Colorado, my house was nice and always kept up. I sat in the car wondering what kind of people lived in those run down places and what they were like. The answers came to me years later when I read the book, Famous All Over Town, by Danny

  • Redemption in the Music Industry: Portrayals of Artists Vindicating Themselves through Film and Text

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    industry with the success of bands and the unavoidable destruction of them, and most importantly in people because we all make mistakes and most of us learn from them. Redemption is what made these two stories successful. Without characters redeeming themselves both A Visit from the Goon Squad and Almost Famous wouldn't have been as successful as they were and the viewer would have hated all each and every character. The stories would just be of characters who make big mistakes but never fix them; of characters

  • Famous All Over Town by Danny Santiago

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    Every individual has times in their life where they feel isolated and alone. When this occurrs a person will search for ways to connect or feel important.. The person will do anything they can to be noticed and appreciated. In the novel, Famous All Over Town, by Danny Santiago the main character, Chato, has many reasons to feel lonely. In almost every aspect of his life he is being let down in one way or another. He has to try to deal with a family on the brink of falling apart, he has to go to a

  • LASCAUX: The Most Famous Cave in all France

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    LASCAUX: The Most Famous Cave in all France Not too far away from the town of Montignac, in the western Massif Central and Northern Pyrenees, the cave of Lascaux was discovered. Four teenage boys and their dog discovered it. The four boys, Marcel Ravidat, Jacques Marsal, Georges Agnel and Simon Coenccus, were out on an expedition, but they found more than they bargained for that day. Their dog wandered away and they searched for him. In the process, the four boys discovered a cave that had

  • The Tipping Point of Women's Suffrage

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    'Never explain, never retract, never apologize. Just get the thing done and let them howl.’ — Nellie McClung What does the word ‘feminist’ mean to you? For some, it is the striking image of the Famous Five, a group of suffragettes who garnered the right to vote for Canadian women. Nellie McClung, along with four other passionate women, helped bring recognition to women’s rights. To begin with, she scarcely received 6 years of education, but she managed to shape Canada’s future when she moved to

  • Almost Famous: Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll

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    strung out rock stars. However, this is a rare occurrence in Almost Famous. It is a story of a boy, William Miller (Patrick Fugit), becoming a man while learning about the rock-n-roll culture with his only true friend, his tape recorder. William, age fifteen, is traveling with the band Stillwater to interview them for a Rolling Stone article, along the way he has many interesting experiences. Some of these including letting all the groupies stay in his room, almost crashing on an airplane with the

  • The Hero's Journey in Cameron Crowe's Film Almost Famous

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    in Cameron Crowe's Film “Almost Famous” Almost Famous (2000) is a dramatization of writer/director Cameron Crowe’s real-life experiences as a teenage rock reporter for Rolling Stone. Based on thinly-veiled autobiographical material from the precocious beginnings of Crowe’s early career, the screenplay shapes sentimental memories into movie magic. But how did Crowe give his own coming-of-age tale such universal appeal? A closer look reveals that Almost Famous, like most films worth their salt