The Power of Film


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Movies are often filled with a plethora of lessons and emotions that impact audiences in several ways. Watching different types of movies has the ability to open us up to new perspectives in life, especially for teens. Nowadays, younger generations get to understand the complex history of world events and social issues from books and the Internet. They can get a deeper understanding of a specific topic. However, movies can bring the reality of the matter by using visuals, scores and of course, acting. The portrayal of such stories let us know the depths of a character or event. We can understand the sentiments of both sides during the occurrence of a traumatic event.


In my opinion, war and thriller genres may not be for everyone. The characteristics of them include several aspects like violence, abuse, graphic scenes and more which might make some people uneasy as they watch it