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  • Pros And Cons Of Celebrity

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    The Oxford English Dictionary defines a celebrity as a “celebrated person,” “much extolled or talked about [OED, 2014].” Wikipedia defines a celebrity as “a person who commands a significant degree of public attention [accessed May 9th, 2014]” However, these definitions are less than complete, as we don’t usually call Adolf Hitler a celebrity even though he still, to this day, is much talked about and commands public attention from the grave; the same could be said of Osama bin Laden, or Joseph Kony

  • The Cult of Contemporary Celebrity

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    brush-fires of variable intensity throughout the Hollywood Hills, are ultimately meaningless and palpably destructive to the film industry. In most cases, it just seems to be a matter of keeping up with the Jones's. Works Cited: Paul McDonald: The Star System (Wallflower Press 2000) Clive James:   Fame in the 20th Century (BBC Books 1993)

  • The Importance Of Film Stardom

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    to follow certain film stars not only through their career, but the star’s personal life as well. In the US especially, individuals are obsessed with the climb to fame and celebrities hold so much importance in many of their lives despite the fact the star and their fan have never met face to face, and this is unlikely to change. The draw towards film stardom can fall under multiple explanations that the people themselves might not realize. One reason could be the film stars represent the goal of

  • Why Star Wars was such a Ground Breaking Movie

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    Why Star Wars was such a Ground Breaking Movie There are many reason for ‘Star Wars’ being such a ground breaking movie. ‘Star Wars’ is a science fiction film, a science fiction includes new world and civilisations that are discovered and aliens are featured in a lot of science fiction films, the setting of the films are usually set in the future and where the world is in danger. There are some characters that are computer generated and they sue special effects for fighting scenes when they

  • The Death of Marilyn Monroe

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    The Death of Marilyn Monroe In the world today, we, the public, spend so much time admiring stars from Hollywood and many of us want to be like them. Yet, there is so much pressure placed on them, and some times this becomes all too much for them to cope with and they end up taking away their live. This is the unpleasant and tragic side of being famous as we are all made to believe that fame will make you happy. Edwin Morgan brings this theme into focus in the poem 'The Death of Marilyn

  • Analysis Of Richard Dyer's Argument 'Cult Star'

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    This backs up Richard Dyer’s argument about being stars needing to be ‘ordinary and extraordinary’ as he was acting like a normal human being but the vocabulary he uses makes him a little bit more spectacular. A cult star is very similar to star because to be defined as a cult star is also ‘not as straightforward.’ The easiest way to describe a cult star is a Hollywood star that has gained a loyal, dedicated fan base. There are many different ways a star can become cult and the first one is when an actor/actress

  • Lone Star Movie Analysis

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    scene also establishes the foundations for the conclusion of the movie, since Otis, conscious that the past is a vital, defining force, capable of shaping individual identity, affirms that ‘Blood only means what [we] let it’, thus implying that although history haunts all aspects of our lives, since it constantly overcomes any demarcation line with the present, one can work through it and control its influence. Indeed, in Lone Star the borderline between present and past is eventually reinstated

  • The Fault In Our Stars Movie And Movie Analysis

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    Shailene Woodlandley is in a movie that based on Jonh Green's novel, "The Fault in Our Stars" which has millions of copies sold. it is number one on fiction book of 2012 of Time magazine , New York Time best seller , Wall Street Journal bestseller and New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. Moreover, Entertainment weekly said that, “The greatest romance story of this decade.” All of these claim that this book is very popular and lead to be a movie. The Fault in Our Stars adapt the novel into a feature

  • The Fault In Our Stars Movie Vs Movie Analysis

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    The Fault in Our Movie Adaptation In 2014, John Green’s famous novel The Fault in Our Stars was brought to life with a film adaptation. The novel tells a story of two star-crossed lovers, Augustus Waters (portrayed by Ansel Elgort) and Hazel Grace Lancaster (portrayed by Shailene Woodley). The novel is written from Hazel’s point of view. However, there is something different about this love story than others. Hazel and Augustus are both cancer patients. Fans of Green’s work were ecstatic to see

  • Movie Review: The Fault In Our Stars

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    The fault in our Stars The movie The Fault in our Stars shows the reality of how teenagers that have terminal cancer live differently from other teenagers of their same age that are healthy in terms of cancer. In this movie, the two main characters are Augustus and Hazel; they are two teenagers about 17 years old that have terminal cancer. They cannot escape from their illness, but they can turn it into a positive experience. Death is not a preoccupation to them because even though time is limited