The Hobbit And The Hunger Games Analysis

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as well as The Hunger Games: Catching fire are two films that both belong to the genre of fantasy. The titles of each of the films are also very important as they identify and become synonymous with the film. Both films originate from novels of the same name, despite the similarity amongst both films; there are a number of differences in how both films were made. I will be presenting a number of analogies between both films, paying close attention to casting, costumes, make-up, sets, settings, gestures, facial expressions, movements and cinematographic effects. Film Study is a silent art; many watch films for the sole purpose of entertainment but very few wonder about the steps, planning and precautions taken in the developing of the film. It is important to be aware of what has been done and familiarise yourself with the concept when watching the film and I’m hoping that I will be able to do so after watching both films numerous times. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is set in Panem, almost the entire film is set in a blue atmosphere. This creates a sense of aloofness and coldness in the viewer. Dim lighting is used frequently throughout the film, usually during sad scenes or opening scenes that tend to leave the viewer confused. Silhouette is used during romantic moods. Dim lighting reflects sadness or night-time whilst the bright lighting portrays daylight; I wouldn’t say it also portrays happiness as that statement would be
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