The video game industry has become a huge influence on society and the economy today. It is an industry that is so huge that it is estimated that 70% of U.S homes will own a Video game system by the year 2005, (Cassandra, 2002) Just one year away. But what made it the way it is? Since it is still an industry it has to follow the natural laws of economics. In this paper we will dive into the industry that now has gone beyond movies and recordings in profit.
833-844. Petric, Vlada. “Constructivism in Film: The Man with the Movie Camera, A Cinematic Analysis.” Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1987. Spiegel, Alan.
Cameron was under the impression that the technology at the time had not caught up with the story in the vision that he wanted to tell during the late 1990s. In 2006 he revealed that it was finally time to create Avatar because the technological advances were ready to create the characters that he wanted to start. He noticed that from other films such as Gollum from Lord of the Rings and ... ... middle of paper ... ...movie would end up becoming significantly marketed, with millions of merchandise form the movie sold such as video games and costume ideas, as well as the DVD becoming the top selling blue-ray of all time. After this film’s success, Cameron signed a deal which would allow him to produce 3 sequels to the first Avatar, making this movie only the beginning of planned franchise. With amazing special effects, strong storytelling, and powerful themes, it is hard to consider Avatar as one of, if not the, greatest blockbuster of all time.
When it comes to the topic of cinematography in “1984,” most of us will readily agree that the director Michael Radford perfectly captured the dystopian nation Oceania described by Orwell. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of commercialism incorporated to increase ticket sales. Whereas some are convinced, the restriction of personal and sexual relationships engages and captures the viewer’s perception of the dangers of a totalitarian government. On the other hand, other scholars contend that the constant concentration of sexual affairs in the movies takes away from the content Orwell was more concerned with. Movie scholar and critic, Paul Attanasio contends, the “atmosphere is so unfailingly oppressive that the characters’ resistant…the scenes have the same dour, washed-out quality of the scenes that came before.
It is believed that the appearance of Hollywood started global cinema, which created a popular culture to transmit and accepted by most regions, to such an extent that, the shadow of Hollywood has been continued and played a significant role in cinema market from 19th century to these days. Setting Avatar (2008) as an example, it is one of America typical cinemas which narrate a love story with famous directors, stars and other elements to make this film successful, which i... ... middle of paper ... ...ternatives to classic Hollywood’, The Cinema Book. Pp 111-113. Crofts, S. (1993), ‘Reconceptualizing National Cinema/s’, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 14, no.
“Film Genre and the Genre Film.” Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings. Oxford University Press: New York, 1998. Schiff, Stephen. “Introduction: The Repeatable Experience.” They Went Thataway: Redefining Film Genres. Mercury House: San Francisco, 1994.
This book made a sales record in both the novel and on the screen (Turan 11). It ended up grossing over $913 million total in ticket sales and holds the privilege of being the top selling live action movie ever on home video (Wall Street Journal B5). It was such a success that its director, Steven Spielberg,
In 1975 Spielberg made the film “Jaws”, a thriller based on Peter Benchley’s novel about a great white shark. “Jaws” proved to be a tremendous success and quickly established Spielberg’s reputation and fame. After this, with only few exceptions, almost every motion picture that Spielberg has handled has become a box-office hit, and he has been increasingly regarded as a film-maker of genuine artistic ability. Subsequent films have included “ Close Encounters of the Third Kind”(1977), “1941”(1979), “Raiders of the Lost Ark”(1981) and it’s sequels: “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”(1984) and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade(1989), also “E.T.” (1982) which has been said to have been his greatest achievement, “The Color Purple” (1985), “Empire of the Sun”(1987), “Always”(1989) and “Hook”(1991). In 1993 Spielberg released two films that had tremendous commercial and artistic impact.