Saturday, August 27, 2005

Movie in Focus:Saturday Night fever


"Travolta's ad-libbing about his hair alone is enough to merit remembering SNF as a classic."
-- Christopher Null, FILMCRITIC.COM

Saturday Night Fever was a 1977 movie starring John Travolta as Tony Manero, a troubled Brooklyn youth whose weekend activities are dominated by visits to a New York discotheque. While in the disco Tony is the king, and the visits help him to temporarily forget the reality of his life: a dead-end job, clashes with his unsupportive and squabbling parents, racial tensions in the local community, and his associations with a dead-beat gang of friends.

The movie significantly helped to popularise disco music around the world, and made Travolta a household name. The Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, featuring disco songs by the Bee Gees, was also hugely popular.

The film also showcased aspects of the music, the dancing and the subculture surrounding the disco era.

Genre: Dramas, Dance, Drama, Musical, Pop Music, Romance, Racy, Personal Triumph, Recommended, Nightlife, Theatrical Release, Essential Cinema

Trivia: In Tony (John Travolta)'s bedroom, we see a Rocky (1976) poster. The sequel to Saturday Night Fever, Staying Alive (1983), is written and directed by the star of Rocky, Sylvester Stallone. (more)

Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations (more)

Listen to songs and Buy The Original Sound Track Consisting of all time classics like-
1. Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
2. How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
3. Night Fever - Bee Gees
4. More Than A Woman - Bee Gees
5. If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman
6. A Fifth Of Beethoven (Based On Beethoven's Fifth Symphony) - Walter Murphy
7. More Than A Woman - Tavares
8. Manhattan Skyline - David Shire
9. Calypso Breakdown - Ralph McDonald
10. Night On Disco Mountain (Based On 'Night On Bald Mountain') - David Shire
11. Open Sesame - Kool & The Gang
12. Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
13. You Should Be Dancing - Bee Gees
14. Boogie Shoes - K.C. And The Sunshine Band
15. Salsation - David Shire
16. K-Jee - M.F.S.B.
17. Disco Inferno - Trammps

1 Comments:

Blogger drummer said...

DISCO IS THE BEST DAM MUSIC EVER!
i'm glad you like it so much. i'm 14 and me and my friends have a band that plays a bit of disco. it's such fantastic music. you rock!

3:20 PM  

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