The film Jaws was an enjoyable film and has always been one of my favorites. I have watched it many times, but one of the things that always kind of bugged me with this particular film was the acting from one of its members. Some of the characters were portrayed in a logical manner, while others were not. They had specific roles that they were supposed to play and no matter how strange those roles were, they stuck to them and played them well. The special effects used in the movie were sometimes subtle, but used in a very powerful way as well.
This alone is very impressive for any writer, but King has almost been awarded for every movie that has been created from his books. Another amazing book is “Shawshank Redemption”; this book was made into a movie and was released on Sep 23, 1994. The “Shawshank Redemption” has been given over forty nominations and awards. This has been seen as one of the best movies ever created because of its ability to get the audience to fall in love with the characters, even if they are prisoners we all feel sorry for them. In conclusion, King has won so many awards due to his ability to catch the readers and viewers attention and make them fall in love with a
This is what keeps the audience’s attention. Examples of this can be seen in both films “Star Wars” and “Spirited Away”. The hero’s journey is a common storyline. The story is diverse every time but it ordinarily has the similar idea. Therefore it is called a monomyth.
If you don’t like superheroes (The most popular film genre), ideas taken from Star Wars and Indiana Jones (some of the most memorable and most profitable film series of all time), and Marvel (one of the most profitable companies in the world) then I’m going to have to tell you otherwise. I have to convince you. Well, let’s start that. I’ve already stated twice now that this is a “Marvel Movie”. Marvel Studios is awesome!
George Lucas' Star Wars has been an "unprecedented commercial success in the history of cinema and has made a huge cultural impact" (Feichtinger 28). It is a popular franchise and is widely known all over the world. Star Wars plays a major role in influencing the youth and sending a message to everyone, especially the fans. George Lucas said that he wanted to do more than entertain the masses; he wanted to "introduce young Americans to spiritual teachings through 'new myths' for our globalized, pluralistic millennium" (Burke). These spiritual teachings and motifs are seen throughout the Star Wars movies and they "promote values and worldviews", which are adopted from Buddhism (Feichtinger 34).
Stephen King: father, husband, most famous horror writer of all time. With many successful books, Stephen King has quickly made himself the most renowned author of the horror genre and can prove it from the countless awards he has received like the British Fantasy Award, Edgar Grand Master Award, and Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fiction. Because so many of his books are successful, many of them have been adapted into mini series on television or even into movies. Most notably the screen adaptations for The Shining (1980) and It (1990 and 2017) are what most people immediately think about.
His influence on society is clear due to his books’ and movies’ popularity. King is considered a celebrity by many due to these works. King made his novels seem realistic because many of them were based on events that happened in his life. Also, King would think what is the worst thing that could happen when he was doing everyday activities and create novels off of these thoughts. King experienced trauma at a very young age when his parents split up, this caused Stephen and his brother David to divide their time between Indiana and Connecticut.
Popularity in Dystopian Novels Dystopian based books and movies continue to thrive in sales every year. These dystopian themes are just as popular as Harry Potter, and Twilight once were. The question to really ask is why is this the new trend? I have several reasons, and ideas. Dystopian themes are popular because it allows you to imagine living in a different society.
Star Wars actually follows the whole Hero’s Journey the steps are a little out of order at some places but other than that is is about the same. There are many stories that follow this and it is very interesting to look at movies in this sequence, because you start to realize all of
Science fiction has become increasingly popular over the past few years as new innovative technology has made it possible for films to become more realistic. Avatar, being one of the highest ranked sci-fi films to be made, is a clear example of how the film industry is on a fast moving track towards a new era of science fiction storytelling. James Cameron’s Avatar exercised all new forms of cinematographic tools in order to bring one’s imagination to real life. The first step after writing the script was to cast actors to each specific role. Avatar had taken a different approach as many characters would only be used for their voice and not their looks, because the film had two perspectives.
James Earl Jones is a well-known actor. He has been in many movies and due to his strong demeanor and how captivating his acting skills are, most of the roles he plays are of a strong-willed person. A few movies he has been in is Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Return of the Jedi (1983), and Coming to America (1988). In each movie, he has a high status of someone strong and important. With every role, he can express himself through the part.