[they are] focused on providing solutions to real life problems.” The science fiction genre has conventions, some of which are relevant to Ex Machina, such as the setting, the narrative convention of overcoming an obstacle and the Frankenstein complex . Set in Nathan’s home Ex Machina (which is his research lab as well), is the equivalent of a spaceship even though it doesn’t look like a spaceship it represents the same thing as it is far away from normal civilisation. It gives a different scene to the present, the sci-fi genre does this to “allow viewers to see the narrative from a more neutral perspective.” Ex Machina also places the unfamiliar (Ava) in context to the familiar, (which is the current period of time) along with Caleb as a normal human to present a juxtaposition of how the two ‘different’
You would think it’s about a huge monster destroying everything, but really it’s about captivity which was great thriller that makes me want to see it again, but others would be disappointed in it. It felt rushed and came very fast. It was one of those movies that had me like “woe” which was fine and it worked for me, but also it made me think about the sounds and clues the characters gave out. This could’ve been a first viewing problem like you’re watching the movie the first time and you don’t know what to expect and you what’s the story is building to and you got to process it and really think about it, but led me into appreciating it more. I love the fact that you don’t know anything, but it creates this expectation in you that could lead you into not liking it, because you create these crazy expectations in your head, because you really don’t know what to expect from this film.
This is a heartening message to viewers in this era of deeply-flawed, anti-hero styled protagonists in film and TV. Game of Thrones, Orange is the New Black, and Breaking Bad are three examples of hit shows in recent years which have main characters who while often true-to-life in their complexity and fascinating to watch, can be deeply depressing too, because they almost always seem to do the wrong thing. At it’s core, Stranger Things is a story with a lot of heart and soul - it’s about love, friendship and not giving up on those you care about ( when there are creepy government scientists lurking, and a creature with a toothed flower-bud for a face is trying to suck you into a parallel dimension!
When the film The Sixth Sense, directed by Night Shyamalan debuted in 1999, it mesmerized audiences near and far with its appealing paranormal plot, its deceptive nature and its top-shelf talent from its actors. The film was immensely prosperous and quickly became a cultural phenomenon. However, most casual moviegoers overlooked its underlying philosophical significance. The Sixth Sense is driven by the big questions of life from almost every aspect of philosophy specifically metaphysics and epistemology. In this specific scene Shyamalan relies on subtlety to create a creepy atmosphere of something beyond our ordinary beliefs and understanding.
HATEFUL EIGHT Quentin Tarantino has always been one of the most controversial and charismatic auteurs (if I may call) in Hollywood, as he proves to be an edgy writer/director who dares to tackle an aspect of modern life so dark, so brutal that the public may feel offended and uncomfortable. Also, having spent his youth at the video store, he constantly inserts homages to the old days of cinema and his works reflected so much of the old value to a point that people sometimes accuse him of being a copycat. That being said, his fans respect and admire him because he boldly walks the line. Rising from early movies like the unique indie heist flick Reservoir Dogs to recent success like Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained, together with involvement
What makes Prometheus one of the most hated installments of the Alien franchise? Director Ridley Scott takes his prequel in a daring new direction, and deserves higher praise than it received. While most of the movies from the Alien series have been of the horror/thriller/action genres, Prometheus adds a desired air of mystery to a previously superficial set of movies. What was once a series of claustrophobic, gore-filled, bullet riddled shoot’em ups now throws in the quest for finding the origins of humanity itself. The hatred this movie has received is completely unjust, and holds the franchise back from becoming a profound series Prometheus isn’t lacking in the franchise’s original elements.
Tim Burton shows so many moods and tones in his movies through his cinematic emulation. Some of his movies, such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Burton shows the effect of a more realistic movie where Charlie wanted to sell the ticket for money and not experience a once in a lifetime experience. However, in “Edward Scissorhands”, he conveys a gothic style and tone through the outsider figure. Tim uses the techniques of lighting, sound, and editing to convey the effects of a more gothic and ominous style. First of all, sound is an important concept in any movie.
Sci-fi typically deals with themes such as futuristic science, contact with extraterrestrial beings, time travel, alternate universe, etc. Mysteries are usually solved scientifically, or with scientific reasons. Common characters in a sci-fi novel include aliens, robots, a time traveler, a scientist and so on. The setting varies, but generally the story takes place in space, an
` In May of 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope was released with overwhelmingly positive reviews and marking a new era in cinema. The writer and director of the film, George Lucas, decided to expand upon the Star Wars universe in 1999 by making Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, with a story that took place before the original film’s story. This movie was made with advanced equipment and cutting-edge CGI (for 1999), nonetheless, the movie was panned by critics and enraged an entire generation of moviegoers. The answer to why this happened lies in the differences between the two films: use of special effects, construction of characters, and complexity of plot. “A special effect is a tool, a means of telling a story.
Although most may involve Billy Mays, the Star Wars Dub is so tremendous and is a must see. Here’s clips from a tremendous YouTube series. Roman Atwood: Finally probably one of the best YouTube Pranksters out there would be Roman Atwood. With 7 million subscribers and over 1 billion views, Roman is probably one of the most talented YouTube personality on the site and often has a twisted and sadistic sense of humor. Here’s a few clips of him pranking his girlfriend and an epic prank with the assistance of his YouTube friend Alex Mandel on his famous father “America’s Got Talent’s”
This novel simply adds to the ever widening chasm separating the old from the young. The education system has been failing for years and that was not initiated by Twitter or shooter games. These arguments are simply a knee jerk fear reaction to the uncertainty of the nation’s future. This is something
Set in a futuristic time, the TV show is a science fiction, rather than science fantasy, military sci-fi. The primary objective of the Starfleet is to explore space and seek new worlds, "To boldly go where no one has gone before." (Jacob, "TNG: Opening Credits Monologue"). The government is stable. However, they come into contact with different races at war and try to promote peace (Jasuja et al.
Donnie Darko is a fiction movie written and director by Richard Kelly and release for a sci fi, drama, tragedy, romance and thriller. It is a serious exploration of physical and metaphysical reality. This movie explains the meaning of madness, the ability to perceive the divine, and the possible overlap between them. This complex demonstration can be translated as heroism and sacrifice in the everyday life of Donnie Darko. The movie is centered around a young 17 year old biy names Donnie Darko.