During the Christmas holiday, I went to watch the movie “Kill Mobile”, which is adapted from the Italianmovie called “Perfect Stranger”. The movie described a scenario that seven people were having a small party in one of their house. At the middle of the party someone proposed to play game to enhance their friendship. The rule of the game asked everyone to put their cell phones in the middle of the table while having conversation, any text or phone call would be shown and answered in public. Although there were some people that were extremely nervous at the beginning, they all started to play the game. Cell phone is like a huge blanket that covers all the secrets, miserable experience, and ugly deals. Once there are chances for people to open others’blankets, they got curious and excited. These seven people discovered each others’ difficulties and secretsthroughout the game. Their daily lives were tightly connected to cell phones, which made this game very harmful to everyone. Just in an hour of time, their phones exposed tremendous astonishing news: some of them cheated on their partners, some of them already got divorce with their mate, and some of them were even raped by their boss.
Even though the movie is a comedy, the fact is actually sad if you think deeper and more carefully. The purpose of this invention is to make people closer by facilitate the way of contact. However, cell phones have evolved with so many recreational functions under the impact of the rapid technology development these years. The appearance of Apple started a revolution of cell phone; smart phones take over the whole market andcompletely change people’s lives. They replace a large amount of daily supplies such as computers, calculators, TVs, mp3s, GPSs and wallets and so on. Every day, people order meals with phones, chat with others on the phone, read passages on the phones, and play on the phones and so on. We spend too much time on our phones everyday like some social media or games and so on, but we forget to communicate and deliver our emotion to the people we care and love. Smart phones are so powerful that people stick with them every moment in their lives leading to estrangement, misunderstanding, and chaos. The more time that is spent on the phone means the more it knows about you. When everything that is valuable for us are all on the storage of the phone, we will not care about our friends, family, and love. All we do is going on the phone, blocking away any direct communication. It is tragic to see what we invented conquer our decision, our schedule, and our life, isn’t it?
Our life should be colorful. Smart phone is only a small piece of the huge painting, its existence makes the painting more detailed, but its absence shouldn’t destroy the whole picture. We need to believe in ourselves and don’t let smart phones control our lives.