Woody Allen’s “radio days” offers a broad analysis of the American cultural world and social relations.This movie is my favorite of the whole semester .This movie has put into consideration the American cultural practices as well as various socialization factors within the American communities. To some extent, the utopian society is portrayed in the radio day’s movie though these types of societies ceased being into existence a long time ago. Specific interaction and thematic settings within this movie include the national consensus versus the nativity, the racial subcultures and immigrants as well as counter cultures. This movie of 1987 is a comedy that represents real life experience. This film also looks into an example of a typical American family lifestyle during the golden age of the radio as one of the basic socialization elements and as an impact in the cultural practices and lifestyles.
Joe explains the cultural impacts of a radio in a family’s way of life. Radio in their era was basically one of the most important agents of socialization and civilization. Through radio stations, children got their mentors. Though it was challenging as some were positively influenced while others negatively affected by the radio stations and the lyrical musical systems played (Allen, 2006). Woody Ellen’s childhood was, therefore, throughout the movie influenced by the radio factor let alone the later emergence of television (Allen, 2006). The movie portrays young Joe’s experience in mid and late 1930s in the commemorations of his urban legends and mentors who greatly affected his behavior as a teenager.