Popular animated television shows include The Simpsons, Futurama and Family Guy.
A film, also called a movie or motion picture, is a story conveyed with moving images. It is produced by recording photographic images with cameras, or by creating images using animation techniques or visual effects. The process of filmmaking has developed into an art form and industry.
Blockbuster films include Lord of the Rings, The Godfather, and Star Wars.
Classic films include The Wizard of Oz, the Sound of Music, Breakfast at Tiffanys and Gone with the Wind.
There are many film genres to choose from including Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Documentary, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Sport, Suspense, Thriller, War and Westerns
Comedy provides laughter and amusement, especially when the audience is taken by surprise, by an unexpected event or if their expectations are confounded. Slapstick film, one-liner jokes, observational humor are forms of comedy which have developed since the early days of physical comedy.
Some popular comedians include Jerry Seinfeld, George Carlin, Dane Cook, Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams and Chris Rock.
Comics contain text and drawings which convey an entertaining narrative. Several famous comics revolve around super heroes such as Superman and Batman. Marvel Comics and DC Comics are two of the most famous publishers of comic books. Manga is the Japanese word for comic and print cartoons.
Caricature is a graphical representation of a person or object, capturing their essence rather than a photographic reproduction. The purpose may vary from merely putting smile on the viewers face, to raising social awareness, to highlighting the moral vices of a person being caricatured.
Dance and music
Many people find involvement in social dance to be entertaining. Some people listen to or watching musical entertainment.
A gadget is a small technological object (such as a device or an appliance) that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty. Gadgets are invariably considered to be more unusually or cleverly designed than normal technological objects at the time of their invention. Gadgets are sometimes also referred to as gizmos.
Popular gadgets include the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad.
Games provide relaxation and diversion. Games may be played by one person for their own entertainment, or by a group of people. Games may be played for a sense of personal achievement or for money as professional atheletes do. Racing, chess or checkers may develop physical or mental prowess. Games may be geared for children, or may be played outdoors such as lawn bowling. Equipment may be necessary to play the game such as a deck of cards for card games, or a board and markers for board games such as Monopoly, or backgammon. This can include ball games, Blind man's bluff, board games, card games, children's games, croquet, Frisbee, hide and seek, number games, paintball and video games.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. The electronic systems used to play video games are known as platforms; examples of these are personal computers and video game consoles. These platforms range from large mainframe computers to small handheld devices. Specialised video games such as arcade games, while previously common, have gradually declined in use.
Popular video games include Medal of Honour, Legend of Zelda, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2, Grand Theft Auto, Halo, Super Mario, Tekken, Resident Evil and Mass Effect.
A mobile phone (also called mobile, cellular phone, cell phone or handphone) is an electronic device used for two-way radio telecommunications over a cellular network of base stations known as cell sites. Mobile phones differ from cordless telephones, which only offer telephone service within limited range through a single base station attached to a fixed land line, for example within a home or an office. Low-end mobile phones are often referred to as feature phones, whereas high-end mobile phones that offer more advanced computing ability are referred to as smartphones.
Popular mobile phones include the iPhone and the Google Nexus phone.
Many people find live performance such as circus, plays, musicals, farces, monologues and pantomimes to be entertaining.
Famous musicals include Cats, Guys and Dolls and Phantom of the Opera.
A website is a collection of related web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that are addressed at a Uniform Resource Locator (URL), often consisting of only the domain name, or the IP address, and the root path in an Internet Protocol-based network. A web site is hosted on at least one web server, accessible via a network such as the Internet or a private local area network. Websites are increasingly used as a vehicle for the delivery of increasingly rich contents such as video and audio.