Movie

Steven Spielberg’s Jaws film is classic. It’s a perfect example of how movies can impact human behavior, whether it’s a Hollywood hit out of the gate or merely skates by with the promise of a popular celebrity. When it comes to entertainment and the influence of movies, no film gets that point across more so …

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October 2020

Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker Motivates Millennial

thekjmachine October 16, 2020

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I find that movies & TV shows influence different people through different roles. Some find movie character role models. In this instance, I had the opportunity to speak with multi-talented voice actor Brandon Arthur. His vibrant, eight-year career includes working with well-established and recognized companies such as Google, Marriott, Disney, and Microsoft. We discussed the …

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October 2020

The Inception Movie Inspires Courage

thekjmachine October 10, 2020

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“The loss of my little sister, while she was an infant, and the effects it had on my mother… Seeing how the character faced pain and loss only through accepting it… It reminded me of how my mother coped with her loss.”  Muhammad Waleed Khan grew up in Brunei. The loss of a loved one …

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https://youtu.be/1O7cStOGZXI Can you believe it’s been fifty years since Elvis filmed the movie, That’s the Way It Is in Las Vegas? With the challenge of the pandemic upon us, Graceland held its first-ever virtual Elvis Week – for August 8-16th. In commemoration of his iconic film, “That’s the Way It Is” there will be a …

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What is a human expression, and how does that translate into animation? Are realistic looking animals capable of reflecting the emotions that an audience hopes to feel? With two wildly successful films at play and a familiar story, why did audiences connect more with an animated version of Lion King over a live-action version of …

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