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

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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

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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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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