By Candice Rankin Executive Speech Coach
American Movie Company Hollywood
The best actors are the comedians and the best comedies make for memorable movies. This genre helps us as people find ways to laugh at everyday events and in some cases they help ease the pain from suffering. They can serve as a respite from everyday troubles or amuse us as we look into the bumbling and stumbling of someone other than ourselves. From slapstick to romantic comedies, these films remain among the most popular type to watch at the theater.
Making sure you laugh a little each day is important to mental and physical health. A lot of medical documentation is out there about this. It helps the nervous system relax which is connected to many other parts of the body. Laughter is a type of natural muscle relaxant to the body. Relaxations helps reduce stress and prevents ailments like hypertension and high blood pressure.
Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze. When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness and intimacy. Laughter also triggers healthy physical changes in the body. Humor and laughter strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, diminish pain, and protect you from the damaging effects of stress. Best of all, this priceless medicine is fun, free, and easy to use
Directors and writers alike have found ways of entertaining people for generations. It is also possible to find some good listings of funny movies at a local video store or a library where they have books listing titles. Ask the librarian or video store manager for ideas.
Video stores usually carry a wide selection of funny films. The comedy section can be browsed or searched alphabetically. Do not overlook older films as well as the newer releases.
Schools which teach film also have listings for their students to watch. This is another resource to turn to for ideas. This genre is very popular as people do like to laugh and escape from their daily lives.
When looking at the best comedies, there are many ingredients that make them click for audiences. Having fresh and top quality a-list actors is one element. Snappy dialogue and great visual effects that induce laughter is another. Comedies continue to be one of the most popular genres for cinema viewers, as they help us make light of the human condition and all it entails.
Laughter is seriously complex. It can convey meaning more effectively than words and is a language in itself. After crying, laughter is the next big communicative milestone in human development and evolves from a baby’s giggle into a social tool. But what is laughter, what is its purpose and are humans truly the only creatures with the ability to laugh? Not according to Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Robert R Provine, a laughter expert whose studies of primate behavior discovered that when chimpanzees play, they emit a panting noise which is interpreted by other chimps as a sign of safety. It signifies that the rough and tumble is harmless and lets the other chimps know that it is safe to join in. Provine believes that this play-panting is the starting block of human laughter and that it evolved into the ‘ha-ha’ sound we make after bipedalism gave humans the breath control needed for staggered exhalations.