By David Zou
Celebrities have always been a recurring theme in the history of art. Many books, songs and movies – fictional or not – are based on celebrities.
We can sum it up just by saying that fame is something interesting to be explored in art – and it is definitely explored a lot. So, in this article we have 10 films that approach celebrity culture at one or more points.
It is never too late to remember that many things interfere while choosing the titles for a list like this one, but as always, memory and personal preferences are the main factors. If you think any other film about celebrity culture should be on this list, please leave it as a recommendation in the comments section below.
So, here are 10 great films about celebrity culture that you should definitely watch.
10. The Truman Show (1998; directed by Peter Weir)
Written by Andrew Niccol and directed by Peter Weir, “The Truman Show” should definitely be considered among the most intriguing films of the 1990s.
Even though it might have some problems in its rhythm, its concept and story make up for these small problems. With a powerful performance by Jim Carrey in the leading role, this story about an ordinary man who discovers his whole life is a TV series is simply great.
This mix of sci-fi and dramatic comedy approaches the relationship between viewers and celebrities in such an unique way, while building an amazing character arc for Truman Burbank.
“The Truman Show” is one of the most interesting movies from the 1990s and one of the best about celebrity culture. Definitely worth watching.
9. Misery (1990; directed by Rob Reiner)
Adapted from Stephen King’s novel of the same name by acclaimed writer William Goldman, “Misery” follows the → continue…
From:: Taste Of Cinema