The Impact of Hollywood on the World
In this piece of writing I will be looking at the impact of
'Hollywood' on the world. The word 'Hollywood' is used as a collective
word across most of the world when we talk about media throughout the
world such as; films, television programmes, music and global
broadcasters such as MTV and Disney. It is believed that
Hollywoodaffects a lot of things people do, think and say. I will be
looking at whether Hollywood affects the world in a positive or
Hollywood films promote sex and violence. This affects moral values of
a majority of people and leads young people to think this is right.
"My parents won't let me see any movies that really have violence,"
said Seth, an 11-year-old student in a school in America. "But some of
my friends got to see Small Soldiers, and they pretended to be the
guys in it and they would fight a lot."
Not all films are the same, Most films, whether they have sex or
violence in them or not, tend to express the importance of moral
values such as women's right's, the worth of human life, success
through hard work etc. Some films give children positive role-models
that they would like to be like. For example, "The princess diaries"
the main character in this film is a young girl with very good manners
who is to become a princess while trying to juggle the values of
family life, her friends and her self-respect.
Hollywood affects the view of people on the view of others in the way
of using the good vs. evil in movies, TV etc. In some movies they
would use different races as the bad people for example. Muslims,
Russians, South Americans this puts a negative view of these people on
the rest of the world. The movie 'Fahrenheit 9/11' brought a lot of
controversy to America between the politicians and the movie makers.