The Film Industry : Hollywood

Since the early 20th century, the United States’ film industry, or Hollywood, has been known as the oldest and is also the largest film industry in the world. They are the highest grossing film industry and also have the highest number of screens. A number of Hollywood films have been commercially successful and are considered as classics throughout the world such as Star Wars, Titanic, Avatar and Jurassic World. Hollywood is the most popular film industry with the highest number of screens, and is the highest grossing film industry in the world. The American film industry has impacted and inspired many countries with a number of their films being icons in the world.

Hollywood had popularised America to the world, making America is seen as a perfect society that is without error (Ibbi, 2013). In the past, most of the films have these following genres: slapstick comedy, animated cartoons, musicals, Western or biographical films. In recent American films, the country is usually seen to be tech savvy with plenty of gadgets that can prevent the enemies from overtaking or that can be used to save the world from destruction.

In this video, there is a rap battle in relevance to how much the Hollywood industry has changed over the years. (This video contains strong language. Viewer discretion advised.)


References:

Ibbi, A. (2013). [online] Cinej.pitt.edu. Available at: http://cinej.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/cinej/article/viewFile/81/261 [Accessed 20 Jun. 2016].

Lewis, J. (2014). Essential cinema. Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

The-numbers.com. (2016). [online] Available at: http://www.the-numbers.com/movie/records/All-Time-Worldwide-Box-Office [Accessed 20 Jun. 2016].

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