This body of work will analyze the story Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. In this writing, there will be distinct illustrations and examples of how this story is a prime example of the Hero’s Journey. Many archetypes will be found throughout. A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, approximately nineteen years after the formation of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy was in a state of civil war. The Rebel Alliance had made their first major victory over the Galactic Empire, by stealing the plans of the Death Star, the Empire’s secret weapon that can destroy planets.
Probably, you have heard before the name, 'Harry Potter ' and 'The Lord of the Rings ' at least once. These two movies are considered as one of the most successful movies in the world. In this essay, the similarities between 'Harry Potter ' and 'The Lord Of The Rings ' will be discussed in the point of view such as the genre, the original work of movies, and the unique creatures that appear in both of those films. One of the major similarities is in their genre of movie. As you know, they are well-known as fantasy movies.
The film in context can be taken to be one of the best works of art. The cinematic work has lived on as one of the most critically acclaimed films of all time. The audience from all over the world has been in awe of the excellent narrative and the impressive cinematic techniques of the film. 2001: A Space Odyssey is not just an iconic science-fiction film, but it has come to inspire many future filmmakers to explore the genre. The film is one of the best cinematic endeavors of Kubrick who excels in his use of filmic
Man, as a species, is creative and has been throughout the ages. They put their creativity to use in the making of fantasy stories and films, many of which have made both positive and negative impacts on society today. The question is: are fantasy stories and films merely an escape from reality? Or do they offer us something more? I am of the view that fantasy stories and films are appealing and do have value in today’s society.
Accompanying Charles Kane success, failure, and death the music in “Citizen Kane” is an indispensable factor for its triumph. Citizen Kane is one of the greatest films to ever be produced believe many critics. Well, it is definitely a 1941 American Masterpiece attributed to Orsan Welles. In addition to directing the film, Welles produced, co-wrote, and starred in Citizen Kane. It is praised for its innovation in visual techniques, narrative methods and of course music.
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).
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.
Artifex Mundi has a well-deserved reputation for delivering polished and entertaining hidden object games with The Forsaken Bride being no exception. As usual for the Steam version of their games this is a “Premium” adventure, so it comes with an additional chapter that takes place after the events of the main game, as well as other extras like wallpapers. Anyone looking for a nice relaxing hidden object game with an interesting story and beautiful hand-painted locations should add The Forsaken Bride to their collection. It is not only a good showcase of the genre, but a great game in its own
Megamind is an animated film that is similar to other animated films such as “Despicable Me”, “The Incredibles”, and any other movies that involve superheroes and villains. The film features a majority of A-list celebrities like Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill and David Cross. The themes I chose to correlate with this movie give off a ‘bitter- sweet’ or ‘ironic’ response to the connection. ‘Love Conquers All’ is a romance theme, which talks about how strong love can be. Hence, the name of the theme itself.
Another key point, is how do movies relate us a people? The reason why we feel so connected to movies is because they seem so realistic. Movies tend to relate to the world’s problems. For instance, movies like “Selma” and “American Sniper” demonstrate the important problems going on in the world (Guida, page 1). Furthermore, films seem so realistic because they cause us to create a connection with the characters and settings around them.