Buddy Films-Demo for ML Institute

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In Film
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    AMERICAN BUDDY MOVIES THROUGH THE LAST 70 YEARS

    The relationships between men in film clearly reflect the state of the gender culture in the United States throughout the 20th and into the 21st century
  • COMEDY: ROAD TO SINGAPORE PREMIER 1940

    COMEDY: ROAD TO SINGAPORE PREMIER 1940
    This film was the first of many films Bob Hope and Bing Crosby would make together. They had no real plot but they were made to showcase the chemistry of the two stars. Also, the Country was entering a World War and these films were seen as light-hearted escapism.
  • 1958, THE DEFIANT ONES

    1958, THE DEFIANT ONES
    After the war and as the country became properous, and the middle class emerged strongly, other kinds of issues were examined in the once light-hearted buddy film genre.
  • 1959, SOME LIKE IT HOT

    1959, SOME LIKE IT HOT
    Nothing captured the versatility of the BUDDY FILM more than SOME LIKE IT HOT-two men posing as women running from the mob with Marilyn Monroe in tow!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZymBti7700
  • 1968 BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID

    1968 BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID
    Robert Redford and Paul Newman gave yet another slant to the Buddy Movie-adding an outlaw element to the genre. They were partners in crime and the reflected not only a wild west history gone but a "Bad Boy" hero image in a handsome duo.
  • THE STING--1973

    THE STING--1973
    Newman And Redford strike gold again in THE STING-a period piece from the Depression but perhaps also depicting the tough economic times of the early 1970s when there was a gas shortage and high unemployment numbers and the National Watergate Scandal.
  • SILVER STREAK-BIRACIAL COMEDY TEAMS IN BUDDY FILMS!

    SILVER STREAK-BIRACIAL COMEDY TEAMS IN BUDDY FILMS!
    Perhaps one of the funniest scenes ever in a Buddy Film is Pryor teaching Gene Wilder how to pass for BLACK!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmWLEtXOn2o
  • COP BUDDY FILMS

    COP BUDDY FILMS
    The buddy film then developed genres wthin the genre--all of them reflecting the in-check deep emotions of the American male.
  • 1994-DUMB AND DUMBER

    1994-DUMB AND DUMBER
    Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels breath new life into the original form of the buddy film as comedy-
  • THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION -BUDDIES IN PRISON

    THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION -BUDDIES IN PRISON
    Buddy Culture spanned even incarceration.
  • THE HANGOVER --BUDDIES BECOME ENSEMBLES

    THE HANGOVER --BUDDIES BECOME ENSEMBLES
    The buddy film has gone from 2 men to 5 or 6 clearly reflecting the more social networking emotions of our time.