Iron Giant Film Analysis

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As a satellite orbits through the peaceful space it contrasts with a heavy thunderstorm on Earth. In the middle of the sea a fisherman is confronted by a giant shadow with two eyes. The Iron Giant by Warner Brothers is first introduced with a computer generated satellite animation. Then as it moves away the Earth is shown drawn in a traditional animation. It is different from the satellite because the clouds move in a way that does not seem mechanical.Like the introduction, the 2D and 3D animation help show character development through different types of maturity. The movie’s animation style seems to have a huge impact on the way it viewed. Since the movie was a combination of traditions animation and computer animation. In the beginning …show more content…
In the beginning the Giant only knew how to eat metal, which almost resulted with the Giant being electrocuted. Then after befriending Hogarth the Giant starts to learn. The Giant tries to eat the train track but Hogarth stops him and makes him put it back. The Giant tries to make it perfect and gets hit by the train. As time passes on he learns art from Dean and is able to create art. The Giant in the beginning tried to make train tracts prefect since mechanical objects are usually put in a specific way, and as time went on he was able to learn that asymmetry existed with helping Dean with his art projects. The Giant also learns from Hogarth that he is the ultimate one to choose whether he is the good or the bad. Even though the Giant was seen as a threatening existence to the town the Giant is able to show that he is different by sacrificing himself to save the town from being hit by the …show more content…
And then the Giant who is able to learn from Hogarth how to belong in the foreign world, he is able to mature into a robot who can make the right decision for himself. Concluding to the Iron Giant becoming a hero figure for his friend

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