Curses in the Hollywood Industry

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Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune

Business Communication
-Prof. Anurupa Ghatge
Report Writing

Submitted By:
Name and Roll No-Angela Susan Kallor (11)
Manju Mary Thomas (96)
Specialization and Section- MBA-A
Batch-2011-2013

Index

Introduction 4

Music 4-5

Movies 5-11

Sports 11-13

Content

Introduction4

27 Club4-5

The Poltergeist Curse6

Rosemary’s Baby 6

The Omen7-9

The Exorcist9-10

Superman10

The Crow10-11

The Madden Curse11-13

Curses or coincidences

Introduction:
In a world full where chain reactions and co incidences seem to be the norm of the day we would like to go back to something a little more old fashioned. Something we all decided did not exist. Something we all thought was just another figment of our ancestor’s imagination. The time has come to dig up the truth as to whether the entertainment industry has its share of thorns also. Here we will discuss the so called ‘curses’ or co incidences that have been happening in the industry. We will look at cases like the ’27 club’ and also the poltergeist and other movies and discuss whether they were just mere co incidences or curses.

Music

The 27 club curse:
The 27 club is a club that consists of young rock stars who died at the peak of their career at the age of 27. A lot of these deaths were due to drug over doses but in some cases the real reason wasn’t known. At present there are 48 members in the Tragic 27 club of which 6 are famous and the rest of the 42 are not that well known. Some of the prestigious members of the 27 club are great singers like: Amy Winehouse, Jimmy Hendrix, Kurt Cobaine, Jim Morisson , Janis Joplin and Brian Jones. Now why is the age of 27 seem to be jinxed for rock stars, here is where we delve into the depths of the mysterious facts about their deaths. Many people around the world believes that it is a curse that can take any famous musicians life as long as he is of 27 years old. Although a large number of people thinks that it is just superstitions but this phenomena has feared many musicians around the world. The 27 club phenomena became insanely popular when 4 notable and famous musicians Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison died within 2 years span of time and then this phenomena was hugely influenced in the music industry as many other musicians who were either of 27 years age or soon to be started fearing that this is curse and maybe they are next. The death of these 4 notable singers involving many resemblances like they all were addicted to drugs and alcohol, the mystery white lighter theory and other things did became the mysterious series of deaths in the world. These were the point which was felt by many people around the world. Many people around the world believes that it is a curse that can take any famous musicians life as long as he is of 27 years old. Although a large number of people thinks that it is just superstitions but this phenomena has feared many musicians around the world. Around 2 years ago, before the death of Amy Winehouse, when no one would have imagined that she will eventually become the member of tragic 27 club, an unnamed woman who refused to disclose her identity claimed that all of these musicians were involved in Satanism, that they all signed a contract with the Devil in order to gain fame, wealth and skills. She also claimed that she was the high priestess and she herself is familiar with these types of activities. Many writers and historians claim that all of these singers except Amy Winehouse who is a very fresh member of the 27 club, has revised this line atleast once in their lifetime which quotes “The music is reversible but Time is not”. This is also one of the mysterious facts related to the tragic 27 club. A renowned biographer wrote “The number of...
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