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  • Gender Roles In Science Fiction Films

    theory will help me find an understanding on the transition of female roles in science fiction films. Films are a big part of the culture here in the United States. Today superheroes are the common films made today but it is slowly starting to shift to science fiction and horror films. Many fans of the superhero movies look up to the heroes in the films and want to be just like them. Depending on the gender the viewer their hero most likely the same. There have not been many female heroes in the past films but have becoming a popular theme in the newer films, like Mad Max and Star Wars VII. Surprisingly there has not been as much research done on female roles in the science fiction horror films. This made researching…

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  • Science Fiction And Horror Film Analysis

    Society and culture have a large impact on film. This can be seen most clearly in Science Fiction and Horror Films. Films are often based on real-life events, or in some cases, fears. Two examples of this are Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The Cold War and fear of the spread of Communism led to the creation of films such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Psycho and Texas Chainsaw Massacre were both based on the crimes of Ed Gein. Some common themes in these…

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  • Ridley Scott's Science Fiction Film The Martian

    Director Ridley Scott's science fiction film 'The Martian' slammed the box office over the weekend with a healthy $55 million. The film nearly surpassed the 2013 science fiction thriller film directed and produced by Alfonso Cuarón, 'Gravity.' As the Gravity film has the highest-grossing October debut in history. The reviews that expressed great pleasure over the film strengthened Ridley Scott's released of The Martian, as the critics also called the movie among the director's best and heaped…

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  • Similarities Between Science Fiction And Modern Horror Films

    distinguishing factors between science fiction and horror they seem so different, yet share so many similarities. Science fiction obeys the natural laws of the universe, but horror creates its own set of supernatural laws. The horror genre creates terror while the Sci-Fi genre creates a sense of wonder. But both genres are so much alike and are separated by their own periods of time. The film industry uses these periods of time to create different classics for each genre. There is a big…

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  • Comparison Of Science Fiction And V For Vendetta

    Films throughout our history have been used to drive how we think. One film type that is genius at portraying these topics is science fiction. From this genre, there has emerged one film in particular that has and will continue to influence America’s behavior—V for Vendetta. Together, I will show how science fiction and V for Vendetta were strengthened in the technical aspect, how they have been influenced by American culture, and how, in turn, they have influenced American culture. Science…

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  • The Matrix: The Allegory Of The Matrix

    Introduction The Matrix is a popular American-Australian science fiction movie that was first produced in 1999. The action movie depicts a unique dystopian future where the human-perceived reality is seen as a stimulated reality known as “the Matrix”. This stimulated reality created by sentient machines was designed to subdue the human population and use the heat and electrical activity of the human bodies as source of energy. A computer programmer known as “Neo” discovered the secret behind the…

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  • Sci-Fi: The Use Of Genre In Science Fiction

    inquiry: The genre of a text determines the way the characters, setting and themes are constructed. Genre is a technique that is constantly used in all literature, such as music, films and art. Each piece of literature is put into a genre category. Such as Sci-Fi, drama, comedy and many more. The style of the literature determines what genre it is. Background Sci-Fi (Science Fiction) is a type of genre that is fiction based. It is made up of several future…

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  • Gattaca Themes

    Andrew Niccol's film 'Gattaca' effectively conveys crucial elements of science fiction to examine the possible ramifications of modern man’s self-destructive nature. Like all science fiction texts, Niccol forces responders on an introspective journey into a possible future. Through Gattaca's dystopic setting, Niccol’s unnatural and lifeless society is reflective of our near future, commenting on the inherent dangers of such world through characters that are representative of society’s natural…

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  • Star Trek Comparison

    Science fiction movies are based off of imaginative while including futuristic advances while fantasy movies use imaginative elements that are impossible. The misconception between Star Wars and Star Trek fans that both franchises fall into the same genre is easily refuted. These loyal fanatics are familiar with untrue comparisons and they give the true arguable difference between the two genres. Star Wars and Star Trek do share similarities within settings, action, romantic scenes and their…

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  • Analysis Of The Movie 'The Hunger Games'

    The movie “The Hunger Games” is a science fiction movie which is filmed very well from my opinion. The movie is a 2014 American movie about war. The director of the movie is Francis Lawrence. The film continues to follow the main character Katniss Everdeen who is the person who have twice survived “The Hunger Games”. Subsequently Everdeen finds herself in District 13. During the leadership of President Coin, who is also an important character in the movie and the advice of her trustworthy…

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