Movie Analysis Paper on Evan Almighty
The movie, “Evan Almighty”, is one of the greatest depictions of both empirical inspiration and comedy in the movie industry. The movie is ideally about the imitation of the interaction of God with the humanity. The twists brought on board while making the movie entails the inception of the supernatural powers of God has he tries to gain control over the phenomena across the world. The actors like Evan and God makes the whole storyline become quite comic. Evan as the congressional politician is given the opportunity to save the world by building the ark. The world is seen as being corrupt where the economy is being controlled by a few individuals. The use of Evan to save the world and make it more pure is quite analogous to the events that took place in the Bible during the building of the ark by Noah as instructed by God.
This paper analyzes the various precepts of the movie. Various theories as depicted by the movie industry are discussed with reference to how it affects the storyline of the whole film. Specifically, the concept of self disclosure, assertive aggression, search for identity, the self fulfilling prophecy, past experience influence of perception and defense mechanism among others are some of the theories that are discussed in relation to the movie. The main reason for this analysis is to understand the impact the film creates to the audience at the point of the inception of the whole context of the characters, their stage performance and the transcending effect of their acts to the audience. Keen attention is also put on the background of the whole film with a view to understanding the various conceptions brought out in the comical stance of the movie.
The character Evan is seen to have utilized the principle of search for identity where he tries to under the real reason why god has chosen to carry out the duty of building the ark. The transitional background of the ancient times to the current world brings on board the interrelation between the biblical Noah and the current happenings of the world. The use of the various animals in pair connotes the natural beauty of the wild and how Cherished his creatures. The transformation of Evan from an officer into an ark builder provides the grounds for comical stance where the beards keep on growing even after shaving them. The director of the movie is keen to inculcate the theory of self fulfilling prophecy where Evan is indeed on the brink of accomplishing his prophesied will by building the ark. The principle of self fulfilling prophecy entails trying to accomplish a prophesied action after being directed by the supreme deity. Evan in his quest to build the ark to prevent the human race and the animals from getting faced out of the earth is a self fulfilling prophecy which he tries to accomplish under the command of god. The director is keen to relate the whole context with the ancient story of the bible about Noah by making Evan the main character to adopt the way of living of Noah.
Additionally, the confusion brought out in the news room where Evan is a journalists shows how the supernatural powers has been inculcated to provide grounds that forces Evan to hide to the call of prophecy. In the setting of the white doves visiting Evan’s office, a contrast is presented where there is inception of conflicting values. In this prospect, Evan has the values of maintaining his career where he is required to be in an office to do the office work while the forces of nature as instructed by god comes on board to distract him through the use of the doves which throngs his office. There is also the advent of self discovery in the stunt where the main character is made aware of his purpose in life which was t build an ark that would save the humanity from the wolves who wanted to take away the land from the less privileged. The change of the whole scene during the floods gives the audience a picture of the impending tsunami that is deemed to sweep the whole earth. The control of nature by God gives a more empirical approach to the movie with keen concern on the various precepts brought on board about the mystery of the world. For example, the ever growing beard of Evan provides an impression that most of the time God is capable of controlling our lives and that our lives are governed by the actions that God install in us.
Debilitative emotions are instilled in Evan by God at the point where he is shown various signs that directs him to build the ark. There are various conflicts that the main character is depicted to have with the character god which makes him to deviate from the normal norms that he knows. The comical stance of Evan having long beard and wearing old torn cloths creates some level of authenticity to the whole film where the with reference to the ancient writings of the bible about Noah and the ark. Facilitative emotions have been depicted where the finally Evan accepts his role of building the ark and ensuring that he calls for the humanity and the paired animals to get into the ark to avoid the flood that was impending. A proposition of analogy is brought out at the point where the just as the animals entered in pairs in the ancient Noah’s ark, the animals in this film also entered in pairs to create a profound platform for authenticity for the whole context of the movie. A fallacy of approval is evident when the House of Congress made up of greedy folks has an irrational belief that what they communicate would the true nature of the whole context of argument. They are very eager to pass the land bill which would rob the common citizens their lands. A position of a win lose situation is reached where the common citizens win and the congressmen lose by not passing the bill into law. The land is therefore left to its rightful owner.
In conclusion, the movie Evan almighty is a masterpiece which most exceptional theories have been used to accentuate its context. The movie is ideally about the imitation of the interaction of God with the humanity. The twists brought on board while making the movie entails the inception of the supernatural powers of God has he tries to gain controls of the phenomena across the world. The actors like Evan and God makes the whole storyline become quite comic. Evan as the congressional politician is given the opportunity to save the world by building the ark. The world is seen as being so corrupt where the economy is being controlled by a few individuals. The use of Evan to save the world and make it more pure is quite analogous to the events that took place in the bible during the building of the ark by Noah as instructed by God.