Romero intentionally targets consumer culture and capitalist economics by setting the majority of Dawn of the Dead in a shopping mall, using both the unusual setting and the symbolic zombies to offer a mordacious critique of contemporary 1970s American society (Bishop 2010: 234). Romero consciously draws the audience’s attention towards the relationship between zombies and consumerism (Bishop 2010: 234). The insatiable need to purchase, own, and consume has become so deeply ingrained in twentieth-century Americans that their reanimated corpses are relentlessly driven by the same instincts and needs. The metaphor is simple: Americans in the 1970s have become a kind of zombie already, slaves to the master of consumerism, and mindlessly migrating
Margaret Atwood is known for writing speculative fiction novels set in the future. Her 2003 novel, Oryx and Crake is no different. This story takes place in a world where corporations rule this dystopian world. The world’s population has been decimated, thanks to a virus that was spread under the guise of the health supplement BlyssPluss. Before that though, the future was looking bleak already, having the intellectuals living in corporate sponsored walled compounds, and the less fortunate living in the “pleeblands”; home to individuals described as being “the addicts, the muggers, the paupers, the crazies” of the world (Atwood Page 27).
Ray Bradbury was an American author and screenwriter. He worked in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction. American fantasy and horror author Ray Bradbury is best known for his novels Fahrenheit 451 a dystopian studies of future American society in which critical thought is outlawed. He is also remembered for several other popular works, including The Martian Chronicles and Something Wicked This Way Comes. Bradbury won the Pulitzer in 2004.Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury contains the elements of science fiction.
The Chemical That Rules Us Adrenaline. It’s the chemical that courses through a person’s veins whenever their body thinks something is particurally exciting. In acient times, it was deployed when a sweaty caveman was being attacked by a predator. Today, however, it is used when comfortable viewers watche scary images on their televisions in their cushy chairs. In Stephen Kings’s essay “Why We Crave Horror,” Stephen King challenges the sanity of mankind becaude they like to watch scary movies.
The western genre has been well established as one of the “six paradigms”  of genre, while the zombie genre of film is less established, and can fall under any of the six genre types outlined by. True Grit, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, is a western that follows the journey of three people, with different motivations, searching for a well known murderer in the American Old West. One film that takes the form of a comedy, in the zombie subgenre, is Shaun of the Dead, directed by Edgar Wright, which shows a man and his friends and family attempt to survive a zombie outbreak in London. Mattie Ross, portrayed by Hailee Steinfeld in the Coen brother’s True Grit, and Shaun, portrayed by Simon Pegg in Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead, are both unlikely protagonists because they defy their respective genre’s conventions as heroes even though their motivations remain stereotypical. The western is a film genre that primarily deals with issues set in the American Old West, during the late 19th century.
Monster Talk Every ghost story has its historical backstory, but much of the time these historical backstories are not actually based in history. The historical aspect of notorious ghost stories was discussed in the episode of Monster Talk entitled “Historical Ghost Investigations Part I: Kimo/Therapy.” Monster Talk, a podcast hosted by skeptics Blake Smith and Dr. Karen Stollznow and presented by Skeptic Magazine, looks at the science of popular monsters, using a critical lens to analyze folklore and legends. In this episode, the hosts are joined by Ben Radford, the editor of Skeptical Inquirer magazine, as they look at the process of researching ghost stories to determine whether there is any truth behind the myth. The episode approaches
Four Corners uses a myriad of varying persuasive techniques and film techniques to illustrate the mistreatment of detainees in Darwin’s youth detention centre, Don Dale. Four Corners is a well-known well respected current affairs television show, albeit they have expanded their programs to the internet for easier access. They are known for their high-quality professional journalism and film techniques and have won multiple awards to support this. The documentary Australia’s Shame is a perfect example of the diversity of their extensive use of persuasive techniques and film techniques. These techniques were used to convince the viewers to sympathise with the detainees.
Initially in the novel when the victims are arriving to the hospital they assume they are dead. Instead they are not dead they have just been placed in a zombie like state. To clarify, the Voodoo terminology of zombie is a person having no control or will of their own and they are controlled by a powerful practitioner, unless they are revived by a powerful practitioner they can easily be mistaken as dead, the most feared evil in Voodoo is a zombie. Allez had been turning girls into zombies and then selling them off to people that would purchase them. He uses Voodoo for his own self gain and to strike fear into others in order to have followers.
In the fan favorite 1932 film White Zombie, written by Garnett Weston, he explores the idea of mind control throughout the movie to show his control, power, and fear. Lengendre, played by actor Bela Lugosi is a voodoo master who was hired by Beaumont, the owner of a Haitian plantation, to control the mind of Madeleine; the young girl from New York who is preparing to marry her fiancé Neil. Legnedre uses a mind control zombie potion on her to get her to run away with Beaumont, and he also uses mind control to make the zombies on his plantation mill servants. They do everything that he orders them to do. The mind control used in the movie is a metaphor for mind control during the 1930’s.
CYBER CRIME Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing type of crime in our society today and have also been a serious problem since it causes a lot of damages and also affect us in different ways. But before I go further let me start by telling you the meaning of cybercrime, Cybercrime is different and more heinous than normal crime that we know. This crime is committed in an electronic medium and here means read is not a requirement and is done in secret Feldman(2013). Cyber war takes place largely in secret, unknown to the general public of crimes include pornography, cyber fraud, defamation, cyber stalking, harassment, IPR theft, data hostage, money laundering, phishing, e-mail bombing, cyber war, illegal monitoring. Secondly let me talk about the effect of cybercrime in our society today.
He describes what sorts of measures modern governments would take to prevent said calamity. The author presents the question “What would different theories of international politics predict would happen if the dead began to rise from the grave and feast upon the living?” (pg. 1) Before approaching aforesaid question we must discover what constitutes a zombie? Chapter 3 “Defining a Zombie” says zombies are, “biologically definable, animated beings with the desire to eat human flesh” (pg. 21).
Michael Berryman portrays the terrifying "Zombie Head" in this modern version of this classic franchise favorite. Satan Hates You (2010) – Mr. Harker - This graphic horror film weaves the tale of Marc, a homicidal maniac, who is fueled by deep-seated demons down in his soul, and Wendy, Marc 's total opposite, who lives life in the fast lane without much thought for the consequences. Their paths eventually collide on what could be either the road to salvation or the path to the pits of hell. Michael Berryman portrays a minor character, Mr. Harker in this unique film. Mask Maker (2010) – Fred - A couple purchases a 19th Century plantation house in an amazingly affordable deal.
Imagine any dystopian novel you have read recently. The plagued life they live, the crumbling government, and the aspiring heroine who attempts to make change to their world. “American Psychosis” is an article where the author, Chris Hedges examines the problems he sees in our society. He believes that our civilization is plagued by social media and criticizes American culture saying that everyone is the same. He pulls us in by talking about something we can all relate to, which in this case is the celebrities we see on TV.
The number one key to surviving a zombie apocalypse: Always be paranoid. If there is one thing that all those crazy stupid zombie movies have taught me is, if you are not extremely cautious you end up getting your face ripped off by a super-ugly, radioactive, mutated, insane animalistic beast that has knives for hands. I don’t know about you, but that is not the last thing I want to see before I die. Nor the way I want to die. I will be your Instructor, Trainer, Guide, and Guardian.
Inside the movie The Hunger Games, this vicious battle that tributes consider is, indeed, being broadcasted over a live TV show. Ross shows how the mass media that the Capitol utilizes which should “reveal everything” about the districts, is in fact, doesn 't really reflect the truth. The citizens of Capitol do not know the reality of the game, where the tributes possess a different perspective of the game towards Panem, the city of the dictatorship. In fact, the major motivation of The Game is not revealed completely through Capitol’s use of media. In the film alongside of the survival game, unpleasant and boring scenes are restricted to be edited.