The documentary State of play brought two main issues to mind for me. The modern-day deification of celebrities and how corporatization becoming wide spread and the effect this has on the economy.
Corpratizition has been applied to a lot of things, games are a good example (specifically EA properties) where games are only partially released for sale now and the rest of it is also sold yo you later on. Japanese Idol culture had success so became a massive industry with junior divisions and teams of 80+ individuals.
We seen in the scene in which the motivational speaker was giving an almost cult like sermon to the sea of recently acquired talent that they should not doubt their career choice as they are simply the way of the future. All naysayers simply do not yest understand what they are doing. Which was shown to include educators and entire families trying…
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