Films first started by in the 20s giving us five of the biggest movie studios when they saw that movies were rising in popularity. These five giants include Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, and RKO Radio each of these studios have produced their fair amount of great movies. Movies are terrific communicators of ideas that the directors have. They have many times influenced pop culture to take for example many phrases that you use have originate in film. Another influence on culture could be historical movies. Though not always completely true they do let people know about events that happened while communicating it in a non educational fun format.
One cannot deny that movies create great fantasy. For example movies were very popular during the depression for those who could afford it. It showed a world that was great compared to America during the thirties for the viewers of the film. It would help them escape from their problems for that hour and they would not have to worry. Movies definitely reflect the past and the present though. For example though not the best movie Geostorm is a movie about the weather and how catastrophic it can be is similar to global warming and how if not fixed will cause massive problems for the world. So all in all movies are an art form that can mimic and convey problems with the world and our culture.
Story by Peter Hornaday