Movie Analysis: Rollerball Murder

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The Violence Movie, Roller Ball Murder

The story of Roller Ball Murder is very intense in the movie, yet mysterious in the short story. I have never seen a movie like this, and it added a spice to my life. The game of roller ball is pictured more violent in the movie than the short story. I think that the main reason for this was because vision gave out more impact on what was going on in the story rather than literature. Jonathan E. is the main character, and he is the winner of this cruel and intense story. People that are in this story are very emotionless, and they see violence as just another entertainment. In the beginning of the movie, they play the organ music, and they start to listen to the anthem. It brought up the atmosphere of nervousness and seriousness, and made me want to pay attention to the rest of the movie. There were green and orange teams, and Jonathan E is on the orange team. As the game went on, I understood that in the short story, there are twenty players in each team, 5 motorbike rides, 5 runners, and 10 roller skaters. The game is hardcore; the players get injured almost every minute. However, there were few scenes with the privileged audiences laughing and enjoying watching the brutal game. Those scenes made me feel like if I’m watching some aliens from the outer space. After the Houston team (orange) won the Madrid team, Mr. Bartholomew, who is a chairman of the corporation of the team, offered Jonathan a retirement. Since Johnny was getting too famous posed a thread to them, Jonathan had to go visit Mr. Bartholomew, his building and his room was very futuristic. In his room, there was a glass curtain at the entrance. Besides two black chairs in the middle, there were nothing but white walls, ceilings, and the floor. This show ed that everything surrounding Jonathan E at this time was pretty cold-hearted and emotionless, and I could see that the loss of consciousness was symbolized. I felt bad for Jonathan E throughout the...
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