Relationship Between Imagination And Memory In Clash Of The Titans

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Film and Its Relationship With Imagination and Memory Actors involved in Clash of the Titans (1981) and in the remake of the film in 2010 had to imagine themselves fighting off giant scorpions, a reptilian Medusa, and the dreaded Kraken. Despite the incredible special effects of today’s technology, Clash of the Titans (2010) lacks the creativity and imagination that originally brought the film to life in 1981. The use of CGI causes movies to become more realistic and believable as the technology improves, but at a terrible cost--the audience’s involvement. The audience is unable to form as much of an emotional attachment to the story told in the 1981 version of the film as the 2010 version because the special effects take away the need for the audience to use their imagination. The audience is much more engaged and involved in the 1981 story because viewers must use their own imagination to play along with the actors in the film. The most thrilling scenes in Clash of the Titans (1981) and the remake in 2010 are the epic battle scenes against mythological creatures. One scene featured in both films is the battle against Medusa. Perseus, the hero demigod, had to travel into the lair of Medusa and cut off her head in order to defeat the dreaded Kraken.…show more content…
In a sense, you are imagining that event. This can explain how when some people remember an event in their past, parts of it may not be as true to the story. Therefore, when critics who had seen Clash of the Titans (1981) remembered the film as one of their childhood favorites, completely swept away in the action and special effects, viewed the film again years later can clearly see the differences between “how much better Hollywood has gotten at being bad and that ignorance truly can be bliss”

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