Analytical Review Of The Movie 'Grease'

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The movie Grease released on June 16, 1978, depicts the lifestyle of high school teenagers set in the 1950’s, Starring John Travolta as “Danny” and Olivia Newton-John as “Sandy”. The film is based on a Broadway hit musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey which includes music, dancing, and an unforgettable love story. Sandy and Danny met at the beach during summer break and had an instant love connection. Thinking that they would never see each other again the two went their separate ways. To their surprise the two went to the same high school and were introduced by mutual friends. Once they met Sandy immediately notices that Danny’s sweet personality had changed into someone she did not know. Danny is a member of a gang called the T-Birds which held a bad reputation, and was a complete opposite of Sandy’s personality. The two battled through their differences using music and dancing to cope with their troubles hoping to rekindle their love.…show more content…
The story begins with a duet called “Summer Nights” which depicts the different views of the main characters encounter at the beach. Each time a point is being made during the show there is a corresponding song. For example, after Sandy’s heartbreak of Danny’s tough persona, she sings about her feelings in a piece called “Hopelessly Devoted”. During each change of scenery throughout the film there is a perfect song for each setting. The songs that are most memorable and one should look out for are: “Greased Lightnin”, “Beauty School Drop-Out”, and “You Are the One That I Want”, which ends the show perfectly. Although the songs are fitting, they seem to make each scene last long; therefore, leaving viewers longing for more

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