The Matrix and Terminator II as Blockbuster Films The word ‘blockbuster’ was originally created by the spectators, however, the term came to represent a high-budget production aimed at mass markets that had a widespread popularity and achieved enormous sales in all its forms. The importance of a blockbuster is that it typically tries to combine particular effects with art, or in other words, it tries to use special effects in order to make a film succeed and target its audiences productively. Wachowski brother’s The Matrix (1999) and James Cameron’s Terminator 2 (1991) both illustrate recent attempts to lure audiences by using special effects, especially computer-generated special effects. Both films are in a way renowned for their appeal as spectacle as opposed to as narrative. The Matrix and Terminator 2 are both admired and recognized for their special effects rather than the narrative alone, which drew massive audiences.
Taking into account Japan’s situation at the time, with it’s defeat in WWII, Akio Morita must have been extremely insightful to envision Japan playing an important part in the global technology industry as a marketplace leader . What’s interesting is that Morita displayed visionary behavior in all aspects of his leadership, and as Sony grew, his vision continued to grow with it . Incidentally, when his company expanded internationally his vision soon developed into: “Think globally, act locally” which entails sharing a common value system beyond national borders, so that Sony serves all stakeholders of the company, be it customers, employees,
Wali Ghafar July 9, 2012 English 1D Movie Critique Jurassic Park (Movie Critique) For most critics and audiences, Jurassic Park has been considered one the most groundbreaking films of our lifetime. This is due to the fact that the special effects surpassed the expectations of movie goers and movie critics, as well as holding a more realistic plot that seems believable to the audience. Most films portray a fantasy storyline that is completely unrealistic, such as the Terminator or Event Horizon. But, then again, they are meant for entertainment. Jurassic Park holds a plot that is more representative of reality and still engages the audience through suspense and terror.
The ensuing reasons draw team arrived at this decision. Firstly, the undoubted popularity of Disney and Star Wars is proven in entertainment terms. Everybody seems to know the phenomenal icon of Star Wars and has good impression for Disney characters. Next fact, this film has immense fan base all around the world. Their enthusiasm reverberated in every corner of film discussion about Jedi Story.
The Hero Journey of Captain WThe Hero Journey of Captain Steven Hiller Captain Steven Hiller played an extremely important role in the movie Independence Day, and portrayed a phenomenal example of the hero journey. I really enjoyed this character and thought that Will Smith was an excellent choice for the part. With the action packed thrill that was stuffed in every word it kept you on your feet while still giving a clear understanding of how each character was meant to play out, which in this case was by the hero journey. In understanding how this is connected it is important to carefully analyze every significant example Steven Hiller acts out and compare it to the steps of the hero journey. So, if you look at the three main parts: A)Departure, B)Fulfillment, and C)Return it is fairly easy for virtually anyone to see that Steven Hiller obviously did each of these.
Jet Blue's rapid rise to stardom in a deregulated industry, may have blinded it to foundational risk management theories and sound operational contingency planning. One word to describe impact on both it's success and failure would be timing. Timing allowed for Jet Blue's rapid rise to capture market share post 9-11, and timing coupled with excellent customer service further enhanced Jet Blue's growth. As the Jet Blue executives dealt with their first roadblock in 2005, they appeared poised to having positioned themselves effectively to grow their way out of trouble in 2006. They were looking forward to a strong 2007 when timing worked against them this time.
This scene takes place about an hour into the film. The director’s intention with this scene was to show the second task Ofelia had to complete and to set up the conflict between Ofelia and the underworld. This film was made in 2006, where special effects were high tech and very realistic. This is reflected in the film and how heavily it relies on fantasy effects such as fairies and the Pale Man. It is highly regarded for its fantastic special affects use, winning an Academy Award for “Best Achievement in Makeup” among others.
1/06/2011 Marketing – Small Mkt. Enterprise B.A. (hons) In Visual Communications “How does Pixar Innovative in the animation business.” Pixar studio, today is an American computer animation film studio in California United States. They have strived and triumphed the computer animation world in their time in the animation business with the earnings of over $6.3 billion in net worth and obtained 26 Academy Awards, 7 Golden Globes and 3 Grammys. These astounding triumphs have not come without immense sacrifices of peoples’ time, money and patience and not forgetting the monumental advancements in technology in which these triumphs would have been unobtainable.
In 1903, Kodak introduced filmmaking launching “affordable cameras” and easy-to- use film. Their brand was one of the most well recognized names in the list of consumer goods throughout the world. Their jingle of “Push the button, we do the rest”, allowed people to feel comfortable to take pictures, without the worry of any complications. Kodak has been known to be the leader in photography, this industry has evolved from simple glass plates to high quality digital images. However, Kodak recognizes that for all of the success obtained worldwide, they must continuously re-evaluate digital technology in order to remain ahead of their competitors within the industry.
Do you make the communication more inclusive than previous ads so as to speak to a large diverse audience? The super bowl makes a big impact. I encourage the super bowl to use the Cheetah ad and the Moka Opera. These tow are the creative ones. With this huge number of audience these ad is a good choose because both has a good graphics and could be related to broad big customers data bases.