Films bring the world of fiction and fantasy to us and for a little while we
forget the troubles of the real world. Ever since films began to change with
sound, color and technology, we have moved into a fantastic, amazing field of
The first films didn't have
sound and therefore had no speech. Even then the silent films provided much
entertainment and delight to the audience. However, with the advent of
technology, there has been fantastic progress in the film world. The special
effects and the possibilities that have opened up have created a world of
fantasy. Whether it is about the distant past or the almost-impossible
inventions of the future, the film world can deal with it. Many things that
people can only dream about can be brought to life in films.
Films like Jurassic Park, Titanic or Avatar are examples of technological
achievements. We saw amazing things and praise must be heaped on the technicians
and engineers who made these films possible. No doubt the genius of the
directors and producers must be appreciated for they saw the possibilities and
made them real for the audience. The actors and actresses were amazing but we
must really appreciate the technical expertise that actually worked it out on
the screen for us.
The television has captured its own market of the film world for it has
brought films into our houses. We have entertainment right in our own homes. In
this tension-filled world, we need entertainment and relaxation. We need to
forget our worries for a little while and get away from our troubles. The
television with its films helps us to do just that.
Of course many people will claim that films have many negative effects. There
are films with too much violence and death and sex. They have an unhealthy
influence on weak and vulnerable minds. They
do not allow much thinking in their direct portrayal of action and more action.
They are a waste of time and money.
It is up to the thinking audience to take the good and to ignore the bad.
They must appreciate all the wonderful imaginative minds which create a world of
fantasy and entertain us with its art, science and technology. It is like
stepping into a world of magic and being swept away for a couple of hours. It is
an escape that inspires our minds and teases