Coming To America Movie Analysis

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This movie review of Coming to America a comedy romance-based film that depicts many of the 80s era’s practices of popular culture themes and sociological concepts for different social cultures during the 80s’ era and reflect still today. The film illustrated themes of popular culture in elite, high, and low culture rooted though the 80s’ epoch. Its context also provided concepts of critical theory, upper- class ritual formality, cultural consumption, and insight of a hidden dominant sociological concept display of cultural industries influence within the movie. The description of the production of the film parades a need to rebellion against the law of traditional rituals that youth in many other countries experiences in their communities. Coming to America’s context is produced in a sequential format of events happening to the life of the movie’s character Akeem Joffer prince of Zumanda in Africa. The actor well known as Eddie Murphy portrays the pampered young prince that feels the woes of a traditional ritual of arranged marriage. The movie theaters him on an adventure to America as a result of being forced towards an arranged marriage. And he disguises himself as poor man to find a wife that love him not his social status. The movie’s Director John Landis’s intention displayed King Jaffe using tradition ritual that was passed…show more content…
You will be poor if you marry poor that don’t have money and you will struggle in society. The film scenes showed homeless people struggling to survive in the city, and through the Mr. McDowell’s discussing concern for his daughter’s life. For example, Cleo McDowell expressed to his daughter with saying, “Lisa I don’t want you to have to struggle the way your mother and I did” (Landis, 1998). This theme still derives in today’s popular culture within family, relationship etc. The second constructed theme of the popular culture was in hair

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