Mental Illness Analysis of Film Session 9 (2001)

11 Apr 2018

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Erica Moghtader Session 9: Mental Illness Analysis Deemed as one of the major cult films of all time, Session 9 invokes terror in the most realistic way possible- through abnormal psychology. In the end of the story, the character Mary Hobbes’ evil personality alternate, Simon, chillingly states when asked where he lives to the psychologist: “I live in the weak and the wounded, Doc" ...

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Modern British Cinema: Themes and Perspectives

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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INTRODUCTION The history and rich heritage of the modern British cinema can be rooted from its rich history and films which were produced in the past and served as an unwavering inspiration to the themes and perspectives which were evident in the British films which were shown today. One of the most common themes existent among the British films of today would most probably be the concept ...

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Popular Music in Film | Research

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Introduction This study aims to look into pre-existing popular music in film, it's use and place within modern film making, with express interest in determining whether or not it can fairly be compared and judged along side more traditional original scoring techniques as an artistically viable means by which to add depth and further weight to the image, or if it is simply a cheap and easy ...

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Racial Stereotypes in Disney Films

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Henry Giroux, in his essay Animating Youth: The Disnification Of Children's Culture, refers to Disney films as one of the primary institutions constructing childhood culture in the United States. But by the nineties, even the urban Indian child had access to the aura of innocence and wholesome adventure that Disney animated features supposedly exhibited. Fairytale adaptations such as Sleeping Beauty and Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs(1937), ...

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Moral Complexity in Kieslowski's the Decalogue (1989)

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Although the moral stories that constitute Polish director Krzyszto Kieślowski's The Decalogue (1989) were inspired by the Ten Commandments (as per the films' umbrella title), the way they relate to God's Law as revealed to Moses is by no means straightforward or clear-cut; nor is the rich symbolism which Kieslowski weaves throughout the films. As this paper shall demonstrate, the ideas and themes in The Decalogue are ...

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Old Spice Advert Analysis

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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The 'Old Spice' advert is a short 33sec advert, which introduces a well toned, sporty and attractive looking man to the viewer (the quintessential dream man). The on-screen protagonist asks the female audience to look back and forth between himself and their own partner which essentially requires the female audience to compare their partners with the on-screen protagonist. The advert provides three scenarios that cleverly sum-up what ...

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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Summary and Analysis

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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The Motorcycle Diaries, directed by Walter Salles traces an 8000-mile journey of two close friends, Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, who would become the iconic Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara and his friend, Alberto Granado. As they travel from Argentina to Peru by motorcycle, truck, raft and foot looking for adventure, they gain a new perspective of the world that they never expected to garner. As Ernesto and ...

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American Beauty (1999) Summary and Analysis

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American Beauty tells the story of one man's search for happiness. The film introduces the audience to Lester Burnham, an ordinary- looking married man and father in his forties. Lester is in a loveless marriage. Lester's wife, Carolyn, is so wrapped-up in her real estate career that Lester often claims that Carolyn doesn't even acknowledge him. Furthermore, Lester's daughter, Jane, is completely distant, often claiming how "pathetic" ...

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Why Is the Term “World Cinema” Problematic?

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Generally the term “World cinema” is used for films produced in different countries of world, especially non-English speaking countries, i.e. why some people tries to explain it as a foreign language cinema. But world cinema is a much broader concept which includes the commercial and the artistic films produced by the third world countries. Actually, it has many different meanings than foreign language cinema. World cinema refers ...

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Impacts French New Wave Film on Traditional Cinema

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How and why did the French New Wave upset traditional film grammar? Firstly we must look at the period before French New Wave came about to understand why this movement upset tradition. The French New Wave period reigned from the 1950s to the 1960s and entertained millions of people who watched film at the time. This period is very important as famous directors such as François Truffaut ...

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Set It Off (1996): An analysis

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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“What is the mother fucking procedure when you have a gun to your head” (Set it Ooff- Frankie). Those are the last words Frankie says before she is shot and killed by the LAPD. Set it off Off is a crime movie, that follows the struggle and lives of four different, but similar African-American women in the projects of Los Angeles. All their independent struggles come together ...

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History of, and Impact of Cinema

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INTRODUCTION Cinema is one of the few mediums which have managed to successfully depict the true reality of society in general and our lives in particular. As like other art forms, it depicts the multiple realties that one is faced with. It explores one of the most discarded yet eternal truths which every individual experiences and that is isolation. Each individual longs for social ties despite belonging ...

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The Matrix Analysis Essay

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Keywords: matrix film analysis, the matrix analysis, the matrix essay This report is based on Matrix movie. The Matrix movie is a science fiction-action film which was released in America on March 31, 1999. This film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski.it is the first part of Matrix series, not even movie also the part of comic book, video games and animation. The meaning of ...

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Blade Runner 1982 - Ridley Scott | Analysis of Postmodernism

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Research Proposal Commentary ‘Blade Runner 1982 - Ridley Scott' Postmodernism, after the modernist movement, is a term now almost as ‘ubiquitous, disliked and misunderstood as its parent, the modern' (Jencks, C, p.14). It is a reaction to modernism, an aesthetic, to try and describe changes to conditions and institutions by the drawing of ‘attention to conventions' (Oxford, 2009). Throughout this commentary I will explain how my chosen ...

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The Whale Rider (2002) Summary and Analysis

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“The whale rider” Abstract “Whale Rider” is a drama film of the 2002, based on the novel of Witi Ihimaera, and directed by Niki Caro. The world première was on September 2002, at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film gained much respect from critics, it went on in film festivals such as Sundance and Tribecca, and gained international recognition. It has a lot of awards through ...

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Stanley Kubrick’s Movie ”Full Metal Jacket” Analysis

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Table of Contents Section 1: Introduction Section 2: Background Section 3: Main Section 4: Conclusion Section 4: Bibliography Section 1: Introduction There were always a lot of different wars going on and even more war stories written down. These stories are usually very complicated and involve many characters, feelings and struggles. They show the war from different sides, describing the moments of intense battle as much as ...

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Analysis of Films about Racial Conflicts and Discrimination

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The four texts used in this essay are ‘Crash", ‘The Help', ‘American History X' and ‘Gran Torino' that are based on the two connections Prejudice and Character Development. They have shown similar traits how a lead character is influenced from prejudices in societies and have change on their perspectives on life. These films are important because they are influential to the viewer to show that people ...

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Collection of Film Review Examples

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Shane Meadows is known to make movies about his own experiences. This is England is no exception. The idea for the movie came from the director s childhood, and it is the most personal film Shane Meadows has made so far, as he said himself. In an interview at the British Film Institute's Southbank theatre in April, Meadows talked about his upbringing. "Yeah, every moment of joy ...

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The 3d Video Production

02 Nov 2017

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INTRODUCTION Throughout the last ten years, we have seen a remarkable progress in the field of information and communication technologies. Statements have been made in terms of advantages and disadvantages for these technologies and the affect that will have to the general public. Regardless of the fact that some of us find it challenging to ...

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The Corruption In Films

02 Nov 2017

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Remarkable numbers are obtained while looking whether system shown is characterized by corruption at political, administrative or judicial branches. Corrupt systems are shown in 72.73% of the films. Non-corrupt systems are shown in 27.27% of the cases. Strong presence of corruption is shown in Inception (2010). In a world where technology exists to enter the human ...

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Impact Of Digital Audio

02 Nov 2017

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An essay discussing the impact of digital audio on music production techniques and aesthetics: Your discussion should focus on two specific areas: the digital sampler and the digital audio workstation. You will need to explore the opportunities offered by such technology and how it has influenced composition and production values. Pre amble about the recording ...

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Terry Jones Movies And Operas

02 Nov 2017

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Jones co-directed "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" with Terry Gilliam, and was sole director on two further Monty Python movies, "Life of Brian" and Monty Python's "The Meaning of Life". As a film director, Jones finally gained fuller control of the projects and devised a visual style that complemented the humour. His later films ...

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David Warren Brubeck Musical Career

02 Nov 2017

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During his childhood and teenage years, Dave Brubeck would help his father in his ranching duties, but his mother would forbid him to take on the more difficult roping jobs for fear of him injuring his hands. He would also receive piano lessons from his mother, although he wasn’t too happy with classical music instruction ...

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The History Of John Mark Byers

02 Nov 2017

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On May 6, 1993, three eight year old boys were found indescribably abused and murdered in West Memphis Arkansas. The investigation lacked a lot of hard evidence and had no suspects in which would be the key leads to the murder of these three boys. Then the police automatically turn their focus on Satanism. Unfortunately, ...

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The Golden Age Of Hollywood

02 Nov 2017

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Xie 1 Jason Xie Mrs. Sibug English 11 23 November 2012 The Golden Age of Hollywood Hollywood was well known as the Golden Age of Hollywood in 1920s. In this decade, people started to pay attention to the movies which made the movie industry developed rapidly. With the combination of many factors, the Hollywood started ...

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The History Of Peppermint Candy

02 Nov 2017

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Peppermint Candy The director Lee Chang Dong used a male character to express a symbol of deprivation of Korea’s society through using the political, economical and social crisis in the 80’s and 90’s. This film could be considered as just melodrama that only explores the how Young Ho’s life is shaped by the social system. ...

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The History Of Mirrors

02 Nov 2017

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Home furnishing fashions come and go. But one classic piece that has remained popular for decades is the mirror. This simple yet versatile furniture accessory can make a dark room bright, give the illusion of space, or be a showpiece in your home. The trick to making the best use of a mirror is to ...

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Ichi The Killer 2001

02 Nov 2017

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Ichi The Killer (2001) is banned in Norway since 2009 due to high impact violence and cruelty. Film is about a sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara, who searches for his missing boss and comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. [3] A ...

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Nikolai Rimsky Korsakovs Penultimate Opera

02 Nov 2017

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Testament to the nationalist tradition in Russian opera? MM2803 SID: 200552439 Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of BA Music School of Music, University of Leeds, March 2013 Abstract Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s penultimate opera, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya [Skazaniye o nevidimom grade Kitezhe i ...

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Appearance Of Muoi In Muoi

02 Nov 2017

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Bao Huynh Roger Wooten ENG 111-0005 10 February 2013 Horror Movies Horror movies had been part of conventional cinema since the early 1930s when films such as King Kong and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde were produced. As the stories and the horror genre evolved, many modern horror movies changed their appearances to the audience. The ...

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Horror Movies Conventional Cinema

02 Nov 2017

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Bao Huynh Roger Wooten ENG 111-0005 10 February 2013 Horror Movies Horror movies had been part of conventional cinema since the early 1930s when films such as King Kong and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde were produced. As the stories and the horror genre evolved, many modern horror movies changed their appearances to the audience. The ...

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History Of Drum And Bass

02 Nov 2017

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Drum and Bass is an electronic music genre that that developed out of Jungle music. A shift of UK Breakbeat Hardcore and the rave scene of the mid-1990s. Drum and Bass has seen many transformations in its style, taking elements from, Hip hop, dancehall, funk, house, and techno. The genre is characterized by heavy ...

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Analysis Of Urban Cinematic Projections

02 Nov 2017

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Paul Nelson Architecture M(Arch) Year 5 Unit: ARC911M January 2013 Proposed Research Question: To what extent can the analysis of urban cinematic projections influence & inform our perceptions of the built environment? The theme I would like to investigate within this subject is primarily concerned with the power of cinematics to portray the dynamic and ...

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A Film That Pushes Racial Boundarie

02 Nov 2017

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Let us start with the protagonist, Pierre Delacroix, played by Damon Wayans. Although his skin colour is black and he is the son of a black comedian, played by the hilarious Paul Mooney, he refuses to act as a stereotypical black male. Mooney’s character, Junebug, is perhaps one of the only ones that ...

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The History Of Pop Music

02 Nov 2017

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Any generation can confidently state that at one time their parents or grandparents stated that current popular music "just isn’t what it used to be." Frankly, they could not be more inaccurate. But how do we distinguish between pop music and popular music? And how does such music become popular in the first place? Unfortunately, ...

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Development Of The British Horror Film

02 Nov 2017

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The basis of the investigation was viewing cinematic texts to determine central themes in light of period conventions, with academic and popular texts consulted to reinforce any findings [i] . In order to maintain a balanced view the cross section of texts consulted was quite large, as assessing the development of horror - much like interpreting the ...

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Dave Brubeck An Introductory Biography

02 Nov 2017

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MSP 1160 - History of Jazz An essay on a specific jazz composer, focusing on the historic period, the style(s) he/she represents, his/her major compositions, in-depth analysis of at least one specific recording and also your personal view on the artist. Dave Brubeck: An Introductory Biography David Warren Brubeck, better known as Dave Brubeck, was ...

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Factors For A Cult Film

02 Nov 2017

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Before watching Freaks I really didn�t know what to expect because the title didn�t ring a bell. After watching Freaks I felt sorry for the people who were displayed in freak shows. I know that freak shows existed, but I just never thought about it. It is really shocking how disabled people were treated. Luckily, ...

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Hollywood Dreams Beckon Elvis

02 Nov 2017

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Elvis was always attracted to the movies. While the leading rock ‘n’ roll musician was the hero of the youth, he liked powerful silver screen actors like Marlon Brando, and too aspired to be a serious actor like him in melodramatic movies. As a matter of fact, Elvis was pretty eager to act, as he ...

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Salvador Dali Biography A Mad Fantasy

02 Nov 2017

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A Mad fantasy As a child he was frequently expelled from school. He was afraid to expose his feet. He was afraid of germs and especially grasshoppers. When in public, he would jump up and down to get attention. He was kicked out of the official surrealist society. His nick name was ‘’Avida Dollars’’, which, ...

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Diego Riveras Piece The Liberation

02 Nov 2017

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The Liberation of the Peon uses art to communicate a political theme, much like Osiris and Isis by Kiefer. Although similarities do not end there. Both pieces feel relatively earthy. Rivera’s piece is earthy because of the way he chose to do his mural, in fresco. This is a technique of mural painting done on ...

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The Advancement Of Cgi Replacing Narrative

02 Nov 2017

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Introduction ‘There are usually two different goals in a visual effects movie. One is to fool the audience into seeing something seamless…the other is to impress the audience with the amount of money spent on the spectacle of the visual effect, and that, I have no interest in’ – Christopher Nolan (Lee, 2012). Christopher Nolan, ...

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Differing Human Attitudes To Technology

02 Nov 2017

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Xiaoyuan Huang MUS 606 Minimalism Three Tales What we are exploring, are differing human attitudes to technology. In Hindenburg and Bikini one senses the unqualified faith in ‘the march of progress’ that typified those periods. Then in Dolly, the audience sees and hears scientists themselves, and all with very different attitudes towards what they are ...

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Art And How It Influenced Graphic Design

02 Nov 2017

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Table of Contents Research Methodology As a design for digital media student, I have always admired technology. This is due to the quick advancements in technology which has made tools readily available. With the use of e-libraries, journals, books, televised programs and internet articles I have been able to gather a variety of information. After ...

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Believe In Psychokinesis Raise My Hand

02 Nov 2017

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The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met. OK, so what's the speed of dark? How do you tell when you're out of invisible ink? If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something. ...

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The Arts Industrial Revolution

02 Nov 2017

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Marianne Palmer Professor Torda Capstone Planning and Research Marcel DuChamp: Art’s Industrial Revolution Just as the Industrial Revolution transformed the world of modern man, Marcel DuChamp transformed the world of Modern Art. In the mid-1800s, art shifted from the classical to the modern as new artists and scientists emerged, spouting different ideas and beliefs. ...

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Field Of Information And Communication Technologies

02 Nov 2017

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INTRODUCTION Throughout the last ten years, we have seen a remarkable progress in the field of information and communication technologies. Statements have been made in terms of advantages and disadvantages for these technologies and the affect that will have to the general public. Regardless of the fact that some of us find it challenging to ...

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Elvis Presleys Earliest Introduction To Music

02 Nov 2017

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Introduction ‘Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.' -Elvis Presley Let’s blend the music of the blacks (African-Americans), their gospel songs, rhythm and blues with a little of pop and country music of the ...

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Elvis Returns To Hollywood

02 Nov 2017

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The change in Elvis Presley’s image in the movies post his army stint was brought about by starring in a chain of formulaic musical comedies, beginning with ‘G.I. Blues’. ‘G.I. Blues’ for Paramount Pictures was Elvis Presley’s fifth movie that commenced production in late April ‘60. A musical comedy produced by Hal Wallis, it is ...

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The Enigmatic Essence Of Alan Turings Entity

02 Nov 2017

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Every waking moment, we find ourselves hooked on to ourgadgets from the smartphone which on account of e-mail has replaced the friendly postman, to the surveillance system that replaced the watchman, the washing machine with fuzzy logic,the air conditioner with a timer counting hours as we drift asleep, the list goes on…. This techno –electronic ...

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The Field Of Visual Effects

02 Nov 2017

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Ayyappadas Vijayakumar C7119809 Creative Industries Context- Case Study Industrial Light and Magic-ILM Evolution and Contributions to the field of Visual Effects INDEX Prologue.......................................................................................................................................3 1975-1985........................................................................................................................................4 1986-1995...................................................................................................................................10 1996-2005...................................................................................................................................17 2006-Till Date..............................................................................................................................25 Epilogue.......................................................................................................................................30 References...................................................................................................................................31 Prologue Industrial Light and Magic is a visual effects production house which was formed back in 1975 under the leadership of the legendary director and ...

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The History Of Popular Culture

02 Nov 2017

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The media surrounds us everywhere we go, constantly molding the perspective of our consumerist society. The population is being exposed to an artificial sense of reasoning that the majority of victims absorb through the entertainment of their television set. Canadians have eagerly adopted one of "America’s favorite pastime" consuming on average 1500 hours of television ...

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Brief History Of Metallica

02 Nov 2017

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Chapter 1: Introduction -Brief history of Metallica -Genres they went through -Albums and songs that are going to be discussed further Chapter 2: Metallica’s debut: Master of Puppets (1986) -Influences -Musical style Chapter 3: Metallica as a heavy metal band: Load (1996) -New skills, new style -A collective sound Chapter 4: Metallica back to basics: ...

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The History Of The Cinema Genres

02 Nov 2017

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The genre can categorize films according to their themes, including the theme of the scenario. Some films that obey rules which are more or less strict are sometimes referred to under the name of genre films. The most popular most common and identifiable film genre categories are as followed; Action Films, Adventure Films, Animated Films, ...

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A Famous Jazz Trumpet Player

02 Nov 2017

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jazz musician in history. Armstrong was frequently known as "Pops" or "Satchmo", which was short for Satchelmouth referring to the size of his mouth. He had a great sense of humor and a positive disposition that made people around him feel good. He won the hearts of everyone and his impact on jazz music of ...

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Msc Digital Video And Special Effects

02 Nov 2017

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Ayyappadas Vijayakumar C7119809 Creative Industries Context- Case Study Industrial Light and Magic-ILM Evolution and Contributions to the field of Visual Effects INDEX Prologue.......................................................................................................................................3 1975-1985........................................................................................................................................4 1986-1995...................................................................................................................................10 1996-2005...................................................................................................................................17 2006-Till Date..............................................................................................................................25 Epilogue.......................................................................................................................................30 References...................................................................................................................................31 Prologue Industrial Light and Magic is a visual effects production house which was formed back in 1975 under the leadership of the legendary director and ...

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Department Of Media And Communications

02 Nov 2017

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Student Number College Email [email protected] Degree Programme MA Film and Screen Studies Year of Study Course name MC71089A Essay Deadline 18th February 2013 Submission Date 18th February 2013 Are you dyslexic? no Essay or Assignment Title Type in box below Hans Belting writes that ‘the image is not present the same way its medium is ...

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The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad

02 Nov 2017

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Ray Harryhausen Born 29th of June 1920 in Los Angeles, California, America. With the encouragement of his parents and after seeing the movies The Lost World (1925) and King Kong (1933) he became extremely intrigued with the world of animation. Searching through articles Ray was able to find out how Kong had able to become ...

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The Film And Television

02 Nov 2017

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Name of the film or television show you viewed: "BOL" film Respond to each question with a paragraph of at least 50 words. State your point of view and explain it thoroughly. What is the primary emphasis of the film or show? Examples: artistic expression, technological achievement, informative. Explain your answer. The primary emphasis ...

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The History Of The Avant Garde

02 Nov 2017

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The avant -garde is a paradoxical state. In order to exist, it relies on its incongruous condition of being both fundamentally contemporary and ahead of its time. The avant-garde is all about contextualizing perfect timing; a vulnerable balance of past references, present problems, and possible future solutions. But what happens when the avant-garde loses its ...

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Research Project: Is Frozen and Inspiring Film?

12 Oct 2017

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Introduction In a kingdom called Arendelle, there lived two princesses, named Elsa and Anna. Elsa is eldest sister and she has magical powers which are a kinetic energy that is able to control cold weather and produce ice through the palms of her hand. One night while Elsa is playing with her little sister Anna, Elsa accidentally hurt Anna with her ice powers. This incident had ...

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Postmodernism in Amélie (2001)

12 Oct 2017

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With reference to key theories studied on the module and one of the films from the given list, critically analyse the image system of the film, and the ways in which supports to convey specific meanings. You must comment on the way in which the narrative, meaning and mood are supported by the formal elements, and draw connections with the relevant historical, cultural and genre contexts. ...

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Character Development Example for Script Writing

12 Oct 2017

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Andrew Lötter Ezraette Luthor Sociological characteristics She is a scholar aged 14 during the film, in grade 8 at St. John’s High School, She was born in St. George’s Hospital in Port Elizabeth and raised in Pupaville, Eastern Cape, South Africa. She is English South African from both sides, but knows nothing of her roots, except vague stories her mother would tell her from ...

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Bend it Like Beckham (2002) Review of Multiculturalism

10 Oct 2017

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Student ID 27453219 Module LANG1005 “British Life and Institutions”, Essay No. 1 Essay Question No. 3: Write a review of the film Bend it Like Beckham (2002), reflecting in what way they are representative of multicultural Britain. Bend it Like Beckham: The Reflect of Multicultural Britain- Situation and Problems It has been several decades since multicultural policies were adopted by UK government which lets Britain become ...

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Disney Movie Analysis: Lady and the Tramp

10 Oct 2017

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Zeinab Kobeissi Abstract Lady and the Tramp is a Disney cartoon considered one of their classics and based on Disney’s conventional plot which circles around two main protagonists comprised of the damsel in distress, Lady, and the hero who comes to her rescue, Tramp. This essay aims to examine reinforced stereotypes, stigmas and certain roles that are portrayed through characters in The Lady and the Tramp, ...

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Analysis of Structuralism in 47 Ronin

10 Oct 2017

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THE ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURALISM IN A WESTERN FILM ENTITLED 47 RONIN DIRECTED BY CARL RINSCH AS THE IMAGING OF AMERICAN DREAM Capritia Dirgantari   ABSTRACT Media or medium in singular form is the main means of mass communication that addressed to society. The author chooses 47 Ronin directed by Carl Rinsch to be the focus of this analysis which specified to discuss the ‘American ...

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Film Research: Maze Runner

10 Oct 2017

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INTRODUCTION The movie we have picked is The Maze Runner. This type of movie is thriller and action. The movie is released in September 11, 2014. The movie is where a boy named Thomas who wakes up in an old lift when he have reached up the surface he found out that he has been sent to a grassy place called the ‘Glade’. He was in ...

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Analysis of the Swamp in Psycho

06 Oct 2017

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Adrian Secter Murder, Candy and Chains: An Analysis of the Swamp in Psycho “Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.” -- Carl Jung Understanding a swamp is to understand what exists in shadow. Not the shadow of night or shroud, but that of the mute. The marginal. To know the scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho where Marion Crane’s corpse-filled ...

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Schindler’s List: Movie Review Essay

03 Oct 2016 28 Sep 2017

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Schindler’s List Set in the most horrific period of world history, Schindler’s List tells the real life story of Oscar Schindler. Set in Kraków ghetto of German occupied Poland, Schindler’s List takes a look at the life and evolution of Oscar Schindler, a Nazi profiteer who changed the course of dozens of Polish Jews. Despite originally siding with the Nazis, Schindler goes on to save the ...

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Piracy in the International Film Sector

03 Oct 2016 28 Sep 2017

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“these days, folks across the world chat a lot more about the excellent exploding market connected with what sort of web piracy improves within the last the recent past, some preceding experiments related to the particular honesty, behavior in addition to digital camera piracy. the research within this report will become by means of exploring the particular movements connected with motion picture market so that you ...

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Distinction Between Realism and Naturalism

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1. Is the distinction between realism and naturalism worth preserving in discussion of film and/or television drama? To argue that the distinction between naturalism and realism is worth preserving the intention in this case is to explore classic and contemporary texts and attempt to make clear that naturalism alone is insufficient when discussing key themes and elements. To first examine the work of la novelle vague at ...

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Analysis of TV Show “Friends”

03 Oct 2016 28 Sep 2017

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Deep Analysis of the show “Friends” in terms of Television Pluralism First Section: HISTORICAL OVERVIEW: Creation: In American television history, a sitcom “Friends” was added by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which initially aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 and ended on May 6, 2004. It had 10 seasons in total. The casting for the television show “Friends” was miraculous. The story revolves around six ...

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Crash Movie Summary

23 Mar 2015 28 Sep 2017

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Keywords: crash summary, la crash summary, crash movie sypnopsis It addresses the problems of modern society, violence, cynicism of people towards each other and especially towards members of other ethnic cultures. This is especially actual for our country as it unites many nationalities, among which the conflicts are constantly arising. The film is not about few characters, but of many at once. Here are no main characters, ...

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Crash Movie Analysis

03 Oct 2016 28 Sep 2017

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Keywords: crash film analysis, crash the movie analysis Paul Haggis In 2004 wrote and directed the award winning movie Crash concerning a variety of intertwine experiences concerning racial relations and the levels of socioeconomic status of the varied cast of characters. This movie deal with how humans being contract with actual life situations and tackles how racial injustices and stereotypes effect our society by sourcing a ...

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Conflict Analysis of Main Character in “The Clinic”

03 Oct 2016 28 Sep 2017

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Conflict Analysis of the Main Character in “The Clinic” Movie Synopsis Proposal CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Literature is intimate experience of an author carefully expressed in concrete images, through the use of structure, imaginative style and luxurious metaphors. It is not practical or logical communication, but an aesthetic experience. Literature can be divided into three parts. They are prose, poetry, and drama. ...

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Can the Concept of Realism be Plausibly Applied to film?

19 Sep 2017

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Realism is arguably the most important concept within film theory. Since its inception, film has generally been concerned primarily with facsimileing real life events for the audience via photographing and camera techniques. In the process, the aim of film from its early days has been to realise both fictional and non‑fictional events. As Ellis (1998:38) explains, the essence of cinema has always maintained an ongoing and ...

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Creation and Development of a Film Soundtrack

28 Jul 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Abstract Cinematic environments are created through image, dialogue, music and sound, but the craft involved in creating an environmental soundtrack often goes unnoticed by the film viewer. Soundscapes are rarely just background: they are powerful storytelling vehicles in their own right, of equal importance to the visuals. This article examines the process of creating an environmental soundtrack for cinema from the perspective of a sound designer. Particular attention is given ...

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Smoke Signals Film Analysis

16 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Rising From the Ashes: A Tale of the Boys of Fire The movie Smoke Signals (Directed by Chris Eyre) tells the story of two boys, Victor Joseph and Thomas Builds-the-Fire, and their quest to get Arnold Joseph's (Victor's father) ashes from Phoenix, Arizona. But it's really a story about life, death, and rebirth; life in the birth of the boys and their coming of age, ...

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Analysis of the Star Wars Films

16 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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A change in the force When I think of the term "A Hero's Journey" the first image that comes to mind is Luke Skywalker standing proudly holding an outstretched lightsaber pointing to the stars with Princess Leia kneeling at his feet clutching a blaster as depicted on the cover of the 1978 movie Star wars IV: a New Hope. Like millions of other children, this ...

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Analysis of Beyoncé's Formation Video (Black Lives Matter)

15 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Beyoncé's Formation Video (Black Lives Matter)A Literary Analysis Research Paper Abstract Beyoncé is one of the singers most recognized in the world and United States of America. She assumed a political role since some events aroused against Afro-American People, related with racism and police brutality. She created the musical video "Formation" to transmit a message to the people in favor of black lives matter. Keywords: ...

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Comparison of Sci-Fi Films: Avatar Vs. Skyline

15 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Since the 1960s, science fiction movies were becoming a burgeoning demand in the film industry and continues to grow till today. The touchstone for scientific fiction, then, is that it describes an imaginary invention or discovery in the natural sciences. The most serious pieces of this fiction arise from speculation about what may happen if science makes an extraordinary discovery. The romance is an attempt ...

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Analyzing "Groundhog Day"

10 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Bill Murray plays Phil, an arrogant, self obsessed weather forecaster who goes to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, in preparation of a broadcast for the next day about the annual occurrence of the coming out of the groundhog - "Punxsutawney Phil". As he wakes up in the morning and does records his coverage of the event, he is annoyed to find out that he will have to spend ...

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The 400 Blows: An Expression of a Cinematic Revitalization

10 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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The 400 Blows directed by Francois Truffaut is an iconic film of the late 1950s that refined French cinema and helped spark a cinematic revolution known as the French New Wave. A touching story about a young adolescent growing up in Paris named Antoine Doinel, the film artfully captures the unfortunate circumstances of the troubled boy's life and his tragic spiral into a life of ...

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Analysis of Disney's Pocahontas Film Adaptation

10 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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The White Man's Indian Pocahontas is the 33rd movie that was produced by the Walt Disney Animation on 1995. The Disney Pocahontas focuses about the Native American culture and how the American settled in their village Powhatan which is now known as Virginia. In fact, the Pocahontas movie is based on a true story of a brave Powhatan woman who is whose original name was ...

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Reel Injun: "Injustices towards Native North Americans"

10 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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In this documentary, Reel Injun, by Neil Diamond, the director explores how Native North Americans were treated and shown in media from the early 20th century to the present. The documentary explores the negative stereotypes and mistreatment Native North Americans faced. The amount of negative depictions and inaccurate stereotypes about Natives in film played a significant role in the hatred towards Native People, and reinforced ...

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Ava DuVernay's Documentary: 13th, an Analysis

10 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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13th Documentary Close Reading Analysis In the mid-1960s, Malcolm X said, "If you stick a knife nine inches into my back and pull it out three inches, that it not progress. Even if you pull it all the way out, that is not progress. Progress is healing the wound, and America hasn't even begun to pull out the knife." And, to this day, Malcolm X's ...

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Disney's Impact on the War

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Disney Goes to War It's the year 1944. Imagine sitting in a Navy Vessel, preparing for an invasion of Normandy, with at least 50 men per boat, no less than 10,000 vessels total. There is barely any elbow room, waves crashing against the sides of the boat, tilting it back and forth as feet become soaked from the water on the floor. Nobody is talking. ...

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Comparison of Film Remakes: Poltergeist

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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INTRODUCTION In this essay I'm going to compare two movies; original and its remake and focus on how visual effects were made for each movie. Firstly I'm going to write about the original movie and then about its remake and how it has developed opposite the original. I'm going to introduce the movie Poltergeist, its story and using my resources write about some of the ...

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Gattaca Film Synopsis and Analysis

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Gattaca is a film regarding not only the troubling implications of excessive gene therapy, but also how it could be used in a sort of dystopian society where your genetic profile divides you into different castes. This society is one in which enough money can buy you the ideal designer child not only free of genetic defects but also with superior physical attributes. The main ...

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Visual Effects Development in Early Days

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Before the arrival of Cinema, there were some forms of visual entertainments in Europe. The first one was Chinese Shadow Puppetry. It was introduced in Europe in late 17 century from Far East. This type of light show is the one of the popular performances in shadow theatre. The second one was Panorama. It was started by a Scottish artist Robert Baker. Panorama is a ...

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Femme Fatale in Early Silent Cinema and Classic Film Noir

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Introduction The quintessential ideal of the femme fatale was a woman who was mysterious, manipulative, and desperate with a male protagonist that in following the dangerous, yet desirable wishes of these women, would submit themselves as victims that evolved from a twisted form of love. The femme fatale grew out of earlier literature and other genres of artistic composition. Although the prototypical representation for the ...

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Lorenzo's Oil - Film Synopsis and Analysis

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Lorenzo's oil touches the hearts of most as you watch the story of a young boy battling adrenoleukodystrophy or ALD. The story is based off a true story as the parents, Augusto and Michaela Odone, take care and search with uncertainty for a cure for their son Lorenzo. The story identifies with those who suffer from an incurable disease which neurologically effects Lorenzo's life. The ...

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One True Thing Film Analysis

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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The film that I chose to watch for this writing assignment was One True Thing. The story began with introducing a young woman with a busy life in New York. Ellen had a writing career that was beginning to look up that was, in a sense, stripped from her when she finds out from her father at his birthday party that her mother, Kate, is ...

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Extraordinary Measures Film Analysis

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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The film Extraordinary Measures is based on a true story which follows the journey of a father who is determined to save his young children's lives. John and Aileen Crowley have three kids, two of which who have a rare genetic disorder called pompe disease. Pompe disease is a rare inherited disorder in which the glycogen in the body is not broken down, and thus ...

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A Beautiful Mind Reflection Paper

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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A Beautiful Mind is a beautiful and enlightening depiction of a terrible and mind boggling journey of a struggling schizophrenic genius. This movie, first aired in 2001, takes the viewer through the experience of John Nash, a mathematical genius whom developed schizophrenia in his early adulthood. Personally, I believed this movie was both terrifying and incredibly mind opening. To read about a schizophrenic patient is ...

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How Effective is Notting Hill as an "Urban Fairy Tale"?

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Urban fairy tales is a supernaturalism mirror which reflects aspects of our inner world. For those who infiltrate themselves in what the fairy tale should combine, it becomes natural depression and quite pool which at first seems to reflect only on our own mental representation. Fairy tales consciously fabricate their settings and social environment, allow happenstance and magic to determine events and structure their narrative's ...

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Apocalypse Now: An Anti-War Message

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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The 1979 movie Apocalypse Now was created in an extremely deliberate and thought out fashion by Francis Ford Coppola. There is a purpose behind how he filmed and what he filmed. Each edit, angle, shot, sound, transition, and lighting technique was filmed in such a way in order to convey meaning. The cinematic tools that Coppola utilized in the making of Apocalypse Now encouraged the ...

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Evolution of US Films Since the 1880s

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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To what extent has film in the US evolved from the 1880s to modern day? Candidate Name: Dimitri Grigorov   Abstract Film has gone through a drastic evolution since it began in the 1880s. There were 5 main stages regarding the evolution of film in the US. The Silent Period lasted from 1895 to 1929. This period brought the first films to the US. These ...

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Django Unchained (2012) Film Analysis - Postmodernism

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Django Unchained (Tarantino, 2012) set in Texas in 1858, deals with a variety of issues such as race, slavery, revenge and violence. The film sparked controversy worldwide and amongst critics. Filmmaker Spike Lee talks about the film during an interview with Vibe magazine: All I'm going to say is that it's disrespectful to my ancestors. That's just me. ... I'm not speaking on behalf of ...

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Film Review of The Others (2011)

07 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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"THE OTHERS" FILM REVIEW: Make Sure You all Double Check You're Alive. By DYLAN B. TO Published March 6, 2017 Nicole Kidman as Grace in 2001's "The Others" Over sixteen years ago, on Thursday August 2, 2011, Alejandro Amenábar's The Others, was released to the public. Why exactly are we looking back on this sixteen-year-old ghost story that was awarded a very respectable 82% on Rotten ...

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