Goonies and Stand By Me Comparison - Wider Context

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<p>Wider ContextA PowerPoint presentation about Wider Context</p> <p>THE 1980S The Goonies was released in 1985. Stand By Me was released one year later in 1986. Ronald Reagan was the president at the time and the country was undergoing a period of financial trouble similar to that of the current day. Films such as The Goonies and Back to the Future carried a strong sense of escapism in the troubling times for the country. Thats Ronald Reagan </p> <p>THE 1980S IN FILM ET, all three Indiana Jones films, two Star Wars films, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future were all released in the eighties. Of the top ten highest grossing films of the decade, Spielberg was involved in half of them. A majority of the films released in the eighties had a strong sense of fantasy and escapism. Thats Steven Spielberg.</p> <p>MORE ABOUT THE EIGHTIES IN FILM As well as films offering escapism and fantasy, films such as The Breakfast Club, Rain Man, Home Alone, Ferris Buelers Day Off, as well as Chuck Norris Missing in Action Trilogy were released. Many films now considered cult films like The Breakfast Club were released in the eighties. Thats Chuck Norris </p> <p>EVEN MORE ABOUT THE EIGHTIES IN FILM The films released in the eighties had a strong sense of coming of age as well. Stand By Me, The Goonies, Home Alone, The Breakfast Club are just some of many coming of age films released in the eighties. Thats the Home Alone kid.</p> <p>THE GOONIES The Goonies fits in perfectly with the sense of escapism and fantasy/adventure that was common in films of the time period. yes</p> <p>STAND BY ME Stand By Me was released in 1986 and fits in perfectly with the coming of age theme seen in many films of the time period. hats</p> <p>THE END</p>

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