New Mexico was the first state to have a drive-in movie theatre. Aside from the seats in the theatre, parked automobiles viewed the screen. Theatre de Guadalupe was the name of the cinema, and it premiered its debut film, ‘Bags of Gold,’ in April 1915. The theatre was sold the next year after only a few months of operation.
Richard Hollingshead, Jr. sought and received the patent for the drive-in cinema in May 1933. Hollingshead, based in New Jersey, was already the owner of a chemical company when he began researching the dynamics of a drive-in cinema.
Mr Hollingshead’s enterprise, however, did not produce a profit. Three years later, the drive-in cinema was sold to another New Jersey theatre owner.
There have been many successes and disappointments over the years. On the other hand, the drive-in theatre became popular in the decade between 1950 and 1960. During this time, the United States had over 4,000 drive-in cinemas scattered across the country.
Action Films Come in a Variety of Forms:
A journey featuring a protagonist in pursuit or quest of something in an exotic area is frequently classified as an action-adventure film. The Indiana Jones franchise, created by Steven Spielberg, is a great example of this subgenre. Indiana Jones, an archaeologist in the film Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, was looking for holy relics. Pirate films, serialised films, treasure hunts, searches or expeditions for lost continents, jungle/desert epics, riches, secret maps, traps, and explorations into the unknown are all examples.
Superhero films: This subgenre is typified by heroes who possess superhuman abilities and, more importantly, use those talents for the greater good. They are pitted against villains that have comparable superpowers. They are often, but not always, based on superhero comic books. The Marvel and DC franchises (Superman, Iron Man, and so on) are superhero films based on comic books, but The Incredibles isn’t.
Martial arts films are also known as “Wu Xia pian,” which translates to “movies of chivalrous fight” in Chinese. Values such as responsibility, fraternity, and honour distinguish these films. Enter the Dragon, featuring Bruce Lee, is a great example of this, as are certain Jackie Chan films like Rumble in the Bronx.
Heroic Bloodshed is a sub-genre that emphasises virtues like brotherhood, honour, redemption, responsibility and defending the weak. This originated in Hong Kong, but it has now spread worldwide, and the Killer is an example of this subgenre.
Film’s most important features
The art of motion pictures has seen many fundamental changes in its brief existence, such as those brought about by the advent of sound. It exists now in a variety of genres that vary greatly from nation to country and informs as disparate as a one-person documentary shot with a handheld camera and a multimillion-dollar epic with hundreds of actors and technicians.
A variety of things spring to mind while thinking about the movie experience. For one reason, the illusion of movement has a moderately hypnotic quality that keeps the attention and may even lessen crucial resistance. Because a nonhuman, scientific process creates it, the cinema image’s integrity is convincing. Furthermore, the motion picture conveys a strong sensation of being present; the film image appears to be in the present tense at all times. There’s also that cinema purports to depict real people and objects.