Monday, February 4, 2013

Top Science fiction films

1.  E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg. It tells the story of Elliott (played by Thomas), a lonely boy who befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed "E.T.", who is stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help the extraterrestrial return home while attempting to keep it hidden from their mother and the government.
E.T.,The extra terrestrial,
 I saw this film first when I was like 12 years old.At that time ,I knew that it as an alien, not as an extra -terrestrial.I did not know that meaning of extra-terrestrial is alien.The only thing that thrilled,chilled me was the scene where Elliot files with E.T. in a cycle. The scene was so great that, people still get chilled watching that scene.You can see that in the picture how magical it is. But to see in a age of 12 year is one of the best memory I have.

2.Jurassic Park( 1991) has been the most inspiring film for me, because it was the first english film I have ever seen, I was like 7 year old when I first saw this amazing film. At that time, it was very scary to see the dinosaurs eating people.
 But when I saw it, 8 years ago, I felt something else about the film. Even then I could not see the entire meaning of the film, the chaos theory, I did not know anything about that. Now I know that its a theory about the sensitiveness of a system, it is used in mathematics,biology,economics,physics,engineering,economics and many subject.
To being able to trace the DNA of dinosaurs from the blood of Dinosaurs which was bitten by mosquitoes of prehistoric time, and in a probable moment the mosquito got stick in the resins of a tree, after in a natural event, the tree gets fossilized and the resin too, the resin becomes a amber.(For me amber is the most beautiful fossil in the world and the insect are most found in the ambers.The colour of the ambers is many, but most ambers are found in golden colour.) Then scientists trace down the incomplete DNA of the  dinosaurs and completed with DNA s of reptilia amphibia. They made the females unfertile so that they can control the number of the dinosaurs which will be kept in a park called Jurassic park.The owner of the whole park was unaware of what could have happen to put these prehistoric creature.
    The message of the film was not to play with nature.

3. AI ( Artificial Intelligence)( 2001) is great sci- fi film by Steven Spielberg. Its about a humanoid child robot, designed to love their parents.It was made for the parents who have no children to fill up the emptiness of a child, who will listen to his parents ,never get sick, never get old.The story is about a child robot David who was adopted by a parents,whose child is about to die for some unknown disease.But after a while, the real son becomes miraculously healthy, then there is a tension rises, because the real son starts to envy  David. Then the mother fears that it will be impossible for her to raise David, But,one day the mother leave David in a jungle with his super-toy teddy. Then one by one so many events happens,he meets a lover robot Joe( Jude Law). David once listened the story of Pinocchio by Carlo Colloid,an Italian writer( 1826-1892) He heard his mother telling the story, in that story Pinocchio was a wooden boy, and for his good heart and work, he was made into a real boy by blue fairy. Later being abandoned by his mother, he thinks that he must find the blue fairy, so she will make him a real boy too like Pinocchio. So he searches for the blue fairy, to be a real boy so he will be loved by his mother.Then the search take him to the place he was made.But he finds the blue fairy in the ocean. I am not going to tell you the end,I never do.

4. The day after tomorrow(2008) is a great inspiring film and what does it inspire us to do ? It inspires us to be concern  about our planet earth. From the day industrialization started from 19 th century. The pollution by the industries are constantly emitting the toxic gases like methane, carbon di oxide, carbon mono oxide, nitrogen oxide are causing the ozone layer weak, ozone layer is saving us from the all the harmful solar rays. Because of the increase of carbon di-oxide gas in the atmosphere, our earth is getting warmer, day by day. We know what caused this rising of temperature of our planet, its because of the people who runs the governments and companies,who have no care about the world.But,who is guilty actually,its the people who concerns about the world, but don't go to politics or run company. They sit in their home blaming the government. 
      In the film,the global warming changes the climate of the whole world. because of the global warming, the sea level increases and first it floods many areas of the world, later the water freezes and become ice everywhere. Although in a scientific point of view, the weather does not change in the way film shows. But who knows all the climate facts, Did NASA knew about the recent meteorite  that fell on Russia. The sad thing is that the ignorant kind of  people are in every field, even in science, those who see only scientific inaccuracy in that film are ignoring the very message of the film.The message of the film was to inspire people to know about global warming.That film was not a scientific paper, why the ignorants do not see positively. 

5.'' AVATAR ''(2009) is one the greatest film ever made not only because of the awesome cinematography, but the message it give us  is to respect our mother nature, our world.
In the film, By 2154, humans have severely depleted Earth's natural resources. The Resources Development Administration (RDA) mines for a valuable mineral – unobtanium – on Pandora, a densely forested habitable moon orbiting the gas giant Polyphemus in the Alpha Centauri star system.Pandora, whose atmosphere is poisonous to humans, is inhabited by the Na'vi, 10-foot tall (3.0 m), blue-skinned, sapient humanoids who live in harmony with nature and worship a mother goddess called Eywa. Jake Sully, an ex-marine he is brought to Pandora,because his identical brother dies,who wa s a scientist and was about explore Unobtanium,by being in a genetically engineered Na'vi,an Avatar they called it.They were made by matching genes with the scientists, when Jack's brother dies,they had to call him,despite no knowledge about science and Na'vi language. But when he enters in  Na'vi's home, he starts to gain their trust,and act as informer for the RDA,but later he falls in love and decide to mate with her with Neyetri, the daughter of the clan's spiritual leader M'oat.But he did not know about the cruel plans of RDA,to destroy the nature of Pandora, and kill the native people, for their gain of minerals. But  things turn out to be different when Jack decides to fight for Pandora

 6.'' INCEPTION ''( 2010) inspires you to imagine, because imagination is powerful than knowledge. Inception is one of most thrilling sci-fi film of all time. It based on a universal event of mankind, that is our dream, we dream every night.We dream in our REM( rapid eye movement) stage of sleep, when in most our dream, we can not control our dream.But some night in a lucid dream, we being aware of ourselves,we can partially control our dream. On,the idea of controlling our dream, the film Inception was made.In the film,its a story about a father( Dom) a dream architect, who designs dream and dream within a dream, who is employed to  interfere  unconscious mind,which will change a important decision about business,that will profit an another company. To do such a job,which entering in the unconscious mind and changing decision,they go to sleep using powerful sedative, which will help to dream. For the whole process, they enter to dream, the team finds out that the businessman they are trying to influence has an army to protect his secrets in the unconscious mind.So they fight with the army to enter deep places of his mind.Another aspect of the film was to show the similarity of the dream with reality, sometime when you are dreaming, you feel like you are living in reality. Sometime we cry in our dream,seeing our close one dye in the dream, but when we wake up,we call it a nightmare.  

7.The adjustment bureau(2012) is also a beautiful sci-fi film.It is based on the novel of the same name by Philip .K.Dick ( american novelist, 1928-1982) His view of reality and future has made him a great prophet. His ten novel are made into films.
      Like all his other novel,this story also question reality, what is reality ? The adjustment bureau deals with the idea of fate, what is it ? We think that god plans everything.But how ? Who manges everything. This film gives an beautiful alternative way of view reality and what controls our every next step. In the film, a  David Norris, who is running for senate, falls in love with Elise, a professional ball-ate dancer, but fate maker does not want that to happen in his life, so when she give him her phone number, somehow the the adjustment bureau manages to loose the phone number by David. The fate makers try their best to keep David away from Elise. But David realizes the presence of the fate makers and challenges to change his fate.

8.Cloud  Atlas(2012) is really one of the best sci-fi I have ever seen. The director Waschowki cousins and Tom Tykwer has done a really great work. The cast is just amazing.Tom hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo weaving, Bem Whishaw, Doona Bae( Sonmi),all actors portrayed their very  well. I love this film, it was never really done in this style and visual on sci-fi film before. The best thing about Cloud atlas is that its not like an typical sci-fi film, where there is no story, no info about the characters.The film deals with the concept that our life is not ours.The past,present and future is connected. By our each act of crime and kindness,our future rebirths.There so many kind of people on earth.Some are kind, some are cruel,some wants equality of mankind, some run after money all their life, some seek truth and knowledge. In this way people are always borning  and will born.I am starting to believe that there were people like me who thought like me, there is and there will be in the future.
      Cloud atlas has the spectacular visual beauty, editing is done seriously with subtleness.