Conflict Analyzation ("Hackers" movie)
Uploaded by Alex03 on May 07, 2005
Beneath the world we know is the world they inhabit. They penetrate; ravage private and publicly owned computer systems. It’s not something they do to pass the time but it is their life. They can crack any code and get inside any system. They infect computers with viruses and steal information for their personal usage. They posses a superior intelligence and use it in a destructive and anti social manner. They are domestic terrorists. They are a culture of their own…they are hackers.
The movie conflict I chose for this assignment is yes, about hackers. The movie is called “Hackers”. I chose this particular subject matter because my personal information was stolen from Ebay by a hacker. The hacker then used my information to purchase items online. Needless to say, I wasn’t happy about the experience but I some how find myself drawn to what it’s like to be a hacker. In fact, “Hackers” is one of my favorite movies.
“Hackers” stars Angelina Jolie, Jonny Lee Miller, Fisher Stevens, Renoly Santiago, Matthew Lillard, and many others. This was the first movie for many actors/actresses as we now identify them on the big screen in the theaters. For this particular movie, it was difficult to pick a specific conflict as there were several conflicts to choose from. After many days of thinking, I chose a conflict between Dade/Zero Cool/Crash Override (Jonny Lee Miller) and Eugene Belford/The Plague (Fisher Stevens) as it pertains to many subject manners discussed in the classroom.
Briefly summarize the introduction of the movie, Dade (Jonny Lee Miller) was eleven years old when he crashed 1,507 computer systems including Wallstreet’s trading system. Fast forwarding seven years, Dade moves to New York with his mother as part of making a better career move for the two of them. It doesn’t take long for Dade to befriend a group of hackers in his senior year of high school. In doing so, it also comes with a bag of unforeseen trouble.
Joey (Jessie Bradford) is arrested and Dade is instantly connected to him who is later approached by The Plague who is a security officer for a large corporate company. The Plague had made a virus to cause a world wide economical disaster in the Elliston Mineral computer system. One day, Dade returns from school, he is attacked by the FBI and placed into his bedroom. After a few minutes of...