Daybreakers, Avatar, Anticorporatism in Consumer Products

United States
January 19, 2010 10:13am CST
The last two blockbuster films I have watched were Avatar and Daybreakers both of which have a kind of corporations are sleazy vibe to their plot. Although these are just two movies I was wondering is anti-corporatism becoming the new consumerism? Also what other movies have this sort of theme? I would love to examine them for my blog.
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@jambi462 (4598)
• United States
19 Jan 10
It would be kind of weird for an anti-corporation movement to be initiated by some films because they are probably one of the biggest grossing companies out there. It would certainly be nice if we did start a movement like this though because it would help to even the world out a little bit and there wouldn't be so many people with nothing and plenty of people with everything. I've yet to see Daybreakers but it look like a pretty good movie. I hope that in the future directors can continue to make movies that challenge us to think about what's really going on around us. I've felt for a while now that to many people were merely accepting what's going on and not really thinking about why they have to do certain things or why they can't do other things. I implore everyone to think for themselves.
• United States
19 Jan 10
Hey Jambi, I actually wrote a blog entry about both movies where I point out that these films seem more like they are maintaining the current system than rallying against them. I agree with you that there is no way films will spark a movement considering that they are part of the consumerist culture, and big profiteers.