Analytical Essay

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Analytical Essay
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Analytical Essay

Comedy movies play such an important role in helping us laugh.   There are many forms of movies out there today.   In spite of the recent incline in action and horror movies today comedy movies has always been my number one choice because it gives people an opportunity to look at humor in life, it usually has a pointless, useless moral that we can relate to, and it allows you to look at things in a new light and possibly expand your horizon to become a more optimistic person. All comedies always have one essential ingredient to make it a great comedy, humor. All comedies give people an opportunity to look at humor in life and laugh at it. Comedies usually show a hilarious scene for people to enjoy and laugh at. Many scenes which have a outburst of crazy and ridiculous moments will not usually happen in our daily life, but its fun to enjoy. Comedies have been in the film industry since the early 1930's. Comedies throughout the years have a similar theme of moving from one misunderstanding to overreaction and back to a misunderstanding, but some comedies throw in a pointless useless moral usually in the end of the movie. Many of the morals in a comedy movie can relate to us.  For examples of different type of themes or storytelling in comedies are Some Like it Hot (1959), Burn After Reading (2008) and What Happens in Vegas (2008). With these three movies we can view, physical humor, verbal humor and dry humor. With Some like it Hot, it focuses on more of the physical humor and verbal humor. Physical humor may be created by means of awkward or exaggerated physical movements or gestures, exaggerated facial expressions, repetitious movements, excreta.  One example of physical in “Some Like It Hot” is found at the (1:30:12-1:32:26) when Jerry is really into character of a woman. He was over the top in this scene. Jerry was singing and dancing to a point where he really thought he was a girl and was getting...
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