Watching a motion picture is an inherently more passive experience than reading a book. Yet it imparts content in a much more easily consumable way than a book of commensurate length. Movies are more tangible, visual, and compact than comparable written works, and are therefore easier to remember.
Books are considered more accurate, more careful and objective as compared to videos. On the other hand, Videos are time efficient and more convenient option. You can watch a video quickly and you can intake a lot more information in a very short timespan.
While reading spurs your imagination, a movie helps you visualize all the elements of the books that were previously confined to your imagination. It immerses you into the story in a different way than a book.
What are the benefits of watching movies?
- Boost mood. ...
- Relaxation. ...
- Motivation. ...
- Improve relationships. ...
- Reduce stress. ...
- Inspire social and cultural reflection.
A book has unlimited imaginary powers and so does a film. But the only difference being a book can be a personal experience while a film has to be partially a social experience as well. It can be your escape route from the world, only if you are viewing it alone.
Movies are comparatively quick and easy, so if the book has a storyline that you're on the fence about, watching the movie can help make the decision. If it's great, reading the book will give you more insight into the characters and depth of the plot.
Books develop your imagination, are much more detailed than films, improve your English writing and are proven to help you get better jobs. Meanwhile films are socially better, quicker to watch and have more job opportunities.
Let's look first at a study on how preschoolers and toddlers interact with their mothers during TV viewing versus reading a book. The results found that watching TV resulted in lower amounts and quality of communication between the mother and child.
This is because watching in English with English subtitles will help you to learn the sound, familiarise the word and thereby making it easier to recognise in future. So, in the space of one movie, you learn new vocabulary, pronunciation, context and conversation.
People go to watch the movies to feel and to escape from reality, movies transport us to a different time, place or situation we may never be able to experience. The emotions we feel when we're engaged by a movie is what makes us come back for more.
Movies reduce anxiety and stress levels by releasing cortisol and dopamine in the brain. Once the movie ends, you can go back to your worries, ready to tackle them with a fresh perspective. Movies not only entertain and offer you a chance to escape, they also massively affect your health and your behavior.