These differences can be spotted by the way the movie is shot, the actors, and the conflict. Both movies were produced by J.J. Abrams. Abrams has also produced movies like the newest Star Wars trilogy and the new Star Trek trilogy. In the first installment of the Cloverfield series, Abrams takes a different camera angle than
He succeeds but his success leads his creation to kill a large part of his family and causes Victor to hunt the monster for the rest of his life. Two of the points that
The Cat’s Cradle: A Symbol of False Perception The Cold War era was characterized by a vast amount of technological advancement, yet this exciting period of curiosity was also represented by weapons of mass destruction, such as the atomic bomb. Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Cat’s Cradle features the life of Dr. Hoenikker, the father of the atomic bomb, and how he and his children handle his invention called “ice-nine”, a form of water that crystallizes everything upon touch. Consequently, “ice-nine” eventually leads to mass destruction of life on Earth, and this undermines the blind faith that science was purely beneficial. Throughout Cat’s Cradle, Vonnegut illustrates the stupidity and gullibility of the human condition via the satirical setting
Many authors have written science-fiction stories to warn people about future, including Kurt Vonnegut and Stephen King. Vonnegut has written several science fiction stories using dark humor and irony, for example, the short story, 2BR02B. In this short story, Vonnegut describes a society where there is no death and the population of the United States is stabilized at forty million souls by killing someone for each person born. Mr. Wehling, a soon to be a father of three, discovers the flaws in society as a result of the birth of his children, Mr. Wehling has to find volunteers that will sacrifice themselves for his children. In I am the Doorway, Stephen King uses his style of suspense and horror to warn the audience.
Then there is trouble, some parts are falling off the spaceship so they quickly landed on the moon. When they arrived they saw a weird thing on the moon. Bob thought it was an alien but John thought it was a space trooper
Thomas amped the monster up by giving him power, strength, and optic lasers. Sent from aliens, the creature tortured civilians until he was taken to the North Pole to be frozen in time. Decades later, a scientist discovered the frozen monster and used him for experiments. Professor X, a member of X-Men, tells the story of the monster’s discovery. Once the public found out the monster was not just a fable, the strange monster inspired Mary Shelley to write Frankenstein.
In Redshirt your character has the dubious honor of being transferred to the Megalodon-9 space station near the resort planet Venlith. Starting out as a transporter accident cleanup technician which is basically a glorified space janitor, you have to work, smooch, cheat, manipulate or bribe your way into a position of importance. Fail to do so and you along with the 2000 other new recruits will discover firsthand why senior personal appear to be fleeing the station like rats from a sinking ship. Although I am more of a Star Wars than Star Trek fan
Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley is a well known story about a scientist who creates a monster that then turns on the town and him. The story is quite harsh, with death and back stabs happening frequently. However, it has a good story all in all. A common question that is asked, is who’s the hero? Obviously the hero would have to be Victor, the scientist.
“Arrival” is a mystery, sci-fi drama directed by Denis Villeneuve in his wonderful betrayal of the unknown. ’Arrival’ digs deep into the unexpected, when a bunch of alien vessels land in 12 different spots on earth, leaving everyone curious about what their intent on earth is. With the military confused they pair together two scientists Louise Banks (Amy Adams) and Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) who both study unique fields as Louise studies linguistics why Ian is a physicist, both are taken to a military base right outside of where one of the Heptapod’s (aliens) vessels have landed.
Kilgore Trout’s another novel Now it can be Told also portrays the destruction of earth and racism. In Kilgore Trout’s novel there is a story which is called “The Dancing Fool”. He introduces a flying saucer creature named Zog who has arrived from the planet Margo to Earth. When the people from Margo touch the earth under the saucer, they are fired without touching the land.