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L.A. Inquiry Project
How have movies shaped our culture?

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As the technologies and techniques of filmmaking evolved over time, so to has our culture. While at first films were only viewable by a single person at a time, the advent of new technologies allowed many people to watch the same movie at once. This change made movies a much more practical leisure activity, as well as making them a hub for social events. In modern society, going to the movies is just as common as brushing your teeth. Movies also start trends, which are then reflected in our society as people adapt to them. Although you may not realize it, movies are a big part of our lives and have made a noticeable impact on our culture.