American colonists questioned many of Britain's laws and beliefs after the French and Indian War. The war brought Britain into a deep debt. As recalled in the articles I read, the Stamp Act was enforced by the British, and was supposed to show that Britain and the Colonies would be unified. Using a little of my own knowledge I found that the British wanted to decrease their debt, and the Americans felt it was irrational. I found it to be quite ironic how the British helped train George Washington in the Military Profession during the French and Indian War because in later years he was one of the many significant people who helpe... ... middle of paper ... ... French and Indian War shaped the political society between the American colonists and Great Britain.
“The film industry changed radically after World War II, and this change altered the style and content of the films made in Hollywood” (“Post-War Hollywood”). Filmmakers started entertaining the technique of using more color and sound in their films to attract more people. At the time, American films embodied the themes of victory and national triumph. Within a time span of two years, 1942-1944, Hollywood produced 440 films in total (Quart and Auster 17). Although there was a positive boom of Hollywood and films, there would be a time of decline that followed
At the same time, ‘diasporic’ cinema are produced which continues to take its place in cinema industry. On the other hand, Americanization becomes a tendency and dominates the market in some degree. This essay will analyze the reason why Hollywood dominants cinema market, then examine how new international film tries to fight back and estimate if there is a thing as global cinema industry. It will then suggest some possible solutions to the problems in international cinema for better development. 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.
During the war years the flow of films from Hollywood into Europe had been drastically reduced. After the war the Americans were keen to expand again into Europe. The Motion Picture Export Association of America was formed. Hollywood formed this organisation to co-ordinate exports and to present a united front to negotiate prices for the different Hollywood firms. The US government, seeing American film as an important propaganda tool for American democracy, helped the film industry through Commerce Department initiatives and diplomatic pressures.
Not only did the industry changed how people dressed, but it also changed how Canadians live, going to Hollywood to work and pursue their careers. The film industry has greatly influenced the lives back then and even now, from producers, script writers, famous actors, and many more.
It is no doubt that Martin Scorsese has heavily influenced the emulating of American film making from European influences. He is a prime example of a ‘New Hollywood Cinema’ director, not only from his ethnicity and background, but from his sheer interest in this form of film making. The ‘New Hollywood Cinema’ era came about from around the 1960’s when cinema and film making began to change. Big film studios were going out of their comfort zone to produce different, creative and artistic movies. At the time, it was all the public wanted to see.
In such circumstances the right management of the company was no longer enough. The company had to adapt to the rapidly changing industry and be able to compete with other big players. This was proved by the history of the studio. After a successful 1950s and 1960s, which was the result of the Paramount Case and numerous successful pictures, the company began to experience crisis and in 1980 was bought and merged with MGM, as J.M. Schenck first proposed 60 years ago.
This period required many innovations for Hollywood officials. This time period lead to the transformation of Hollywood. To understand the Golden Era of Hollywood, historians must accredit the Great Depression and Hollywood's tactics of satisfying society's whims. In the 1920s, American society was booming. The economy was doing well, people were becoming consumers, and society was flourishing.
Both establishments pushed for a change that they wanted to see in society, because the society that they saw was one of many immoral ideas and actions. Since films at this time were the main focus of entertainment, and entertainment was the main focus of society, they believed that the film industry was the place to start the alterations. As noted, both the Catholic Church and the WTCU were the leading influences in altering Hollywood, and therefore they altered society during the Great Depression era.
Films show a perception of reality, for better or for worse. Many see films and the cultural that it is in and think that it must be a accurate depiction, which sometimes unfairly puts a stigma on a group of people or a cultural. Hollywood has been able to expand all over the world, and many think The objective of promoting American culture through Hollywood movies is to dominate the other cultural communities around the world and become the universal culture of the world. Going to a movie with friends or family has been a tradition for many for a long time. Globalization has spread Hollywood movies all over the world, and our American movie stars are also the world’s movie stars.