Personally, live tweeting during the screening has been a fluctuating experience. There have been tough periods where I have struggled to come up with anything usefuland there have been other times where I feel like I have thoroughly grasped the content.
All movies screened so far have been intriguing. I have tried toanalysefilm techniques used throughout and connect these techniques with the study of future media. Techniques which have stood out to me have been theuse of music,colourand lighting. These techniques were so valuable to any science fiction film to set scenes andconvey messages, especially without the use of today’s technology.
The first screening was ‘Metropolis’. A film, directed by Fritz Lang,based on the Weimer era in Germany where the country was in political and economic turmoil. The protagonist, Freder, shares a conflicting relationship with his father whilst finding hope for a better society in the form of his love…
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The art of divination is a sacred act of predicting an unseen or un-forecasted events. An act which to this day can be applied to foreshadow the possibility of negative occurrences, allowing the ability to act and stop such events. My DA involves divination in some aspect as I must predict, backed up with research, a future which either involves or does not involve the use of technology in sport, to prevent a future which spirals out of control.
With this in mind, I have gained motivation to analyse a selection of sports before and after their technological boom to predict a possible future which includes technology or no technology. This in turn will hope to take out the negatives and issues revolving around the current circumstances, and raise hope for a future of sport which focuses on both the correction of the game and the entertainment factor.
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"Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data." Neuromancer (@GreatDismal) .