Both Eminem’s song ‘Going through changes” and Disney’s film Lion king, introduce their challenges in unique ways hence their similarities. Whilst Lion King is centred on Simba’s exile from family and friends and the loss of his father, “Going through changes” is about Eminem’s drug abuse, thoughts of suicide and the loss of his best friend. The challenges in these two different texts are similar, both including the loss of a loved one however I feel as if Lion King is able to convey challenges more effectively through the use of different techniques.
In Lion King, several different techniques are used to present the challenges in the movie effectively. Film techniques such as various camera angles, different lighting and music to create the scene and the rate of movement in different scenes all contribute to the depiction of the different challenges and the difficulty experienced whilst trying to overcome them in the film. However, in Eminem’s “going through changes”, there are hardly any techniques which are as affective at conveying challenges as Lion King.
Lighting is an aid to characterization and dramatic meaning. This is created by contrast, balance, emphasis and the creation of atmosphere. Bright lighting is used for happy scenes where as dark lighting is used for sad, tragic scenes. In Lion King, Scar’s devilish ways are depicted throughout the weather scenes. Sunlight and clear skies tend to introduce Simba whereas dark skies and rain would play on Scar’s appearance. The different colours and lighting could also represent the mood. An example of this was when Scar and grown up Simba were having a final battle towards the end of the movie, the background was red with fire blazing, the fire could represent the fury that Simba felt for Scar and the difficulty in the physical challenge he faced trying to defeat Scar. Music used in different scenes throughout the movie also adds a dramatic effect to the film and gives us a sense of what is...