Essay about Movie Analysis : ' The ' Shock And Terror '

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Movies-they are almost universally loved around the world. Movies have the power to influence our emotions, make us laugh and cry, and even have the power to change the way we see the real world around us. Since the early 1900s, countless movies have become critically acclaimed box office successes, grossing millions of dollars in profits, winning Academy awards, even retaining popularity through history to become the “cult classics” we all know and love. However, occasionally, there are movies that are released that become described by public opinion as “so bad, they are good.”
“Birdemic: Shock and Terror,” is one of the previously described films. It is an American made, independently produced romantic horror film written, directed, and produced by James Nguyen. The movie surfaced to the general public late 2008 and was produced on a 10,000 dollar budget. Even watching the movie for the first time, it is clear the production team was not allotted a large amount of money. It has often been described as one of the worst films ever made, and I would like to explain why. Many of the unpleasant qualities of the movie lie in the technical details of its production, most prominently the special effects. The main antagonists of the film, the unnamed species of birds terrorizing the protagonists, were rendered totally in atrocious computer animation (CGI). The birds are three-dimensional models paired with the animation of thrashing their wings about in flight, yet…

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