young frankenstein

young frankenstein - comedy as well. Movies like this are...

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One of my favorite genres of all time is romance. Romance always seems to get me in a happy mood and just believes there is something worth living for out there. An example of romance would be popular movies like The Notebook and A Walk to Remember. There are many conventions for a romance movie. The most common thing all of them have is that there is usually a story where one person dislikes the other, the start to get to know each other, they fall in love, go through some difficult task, and then end up happily ever after. More similar conventions is having a nice neighborhood setting, natural makeup, and usually the characters are in their teens or young adulthood. However, there are many romance films that have a mixed genre. For example, a lot of films are now considered “chick-flicks”, where there is a romance genre but also a
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Unformatted text preview: comedy as well. Movies like this are How to lose a guy in 10 days or Because I said so. Also most romance films also have a drama genre where two people fall in love but someone dies. A great example of this genre is PS I Love You. Its a romance film, but also brings the audience to tears when her husband dies. Mel Brooks made a completely horror/comedy film in the film Young Frankenstein. Many horror conventions were used, such as the dark setting, creepy music, and the use of storms and lightning. Also, the movie revolved around a science experiment that went wrong. This aspect triggers the fear of the audience. However, Brooks also used some comedy in the movie by making a satire out of the original Frankenstein. This satirical jab towards the movie made this film very horrifying and yet comical....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course FMS 100 taught by Professor Baker during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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