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Movies Influence Among the People
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Humans are basically social creatures, each one desiring fun and enjoyment in their lives. This is what is known, in common terms as entertainment. In olden times, entertainment came in the form of group readings, plays, musicals, comedies, and so on. Later on, as technology developed and advanced, entertainment came in the forms of radio programs, movies in cinemas, television shows, and now in the present, movies in DVDs.
The most popular and influential of all movie industries is obviously, Hollywood. According to Allan and Barbara Pease, American films have been one media that brought about the vast spreading of American culture throughout the world, even in shaping the culture of the younger generation of in some parts of Asia. Hollywood plays a big part in the development of one's culture, as well as in the development of one's life. The media gives, and the audience receives. By studying (Hollywood) movie fanatics, we will know the reason as to why these people love to watch movies a lot; it could be discovered what genre of movies people of a certain culture prefer - as this is related to their daily routine and lifestyle; finding out if movie fanatics lead lives influenced by movies, or if these have affected their lives.
Hollywood, too, is quite curious as to the numbers that upcoming box office hits may produce. They have hired three companies, namely, IAG Research, OTX, and the National Research Group to actually study these. These companies conduct different surveys, but only have one question they want answered, "Are movie goers still interested in a new release" (Horn 1). ...
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