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  1. Blacks in the Film

    In studying and understanding the politics and artistic ideologies of film, not in the popular "Hollywood" tradition, films of different cultures must be examined to explore the political and social history of the struggles for cultural identity. The film becomes a means of consciousness and of cre

  2. Film Genre, Narration, Reality Tv

    Genres (Researched from "Film Art: An Introduction" by D. Bordwell and K. Thompson.) "Types of films are commonly referred to as genres (pronounced "zahn-rahz"). The word genre is originally French and simply means kind or type." (Bordwell & Thompson, 2004: 108). Genre groups films, which shar

  3. Video Games and Film

    It's dark in the jungle, as Agent Stark moves slowly through trees and then he realizes that he's very low on ammo and so he reloads, crouching behind a rock before doing so. A noise from behind, he spins to see a flash of light and Agent's eyes flash red. Stark has been shot. Before he can even

  4. Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind Society & Entertainment Film Review What do you get when you combine aliens, a little bit of mystery, tasteful comedy, good acting, and award-winning direction? A wonderful film from one of the most celebrated directors of our time, Step

  5. Lucas: King of Film

    Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world wide. His name in synonymous with famous directors/producers in the world. His impacts reach out in mor

  6. Film Review

    ‘Ps I love you,’ film review ‘Ps I love you,’ was originally a novel, which reached number 1 best seller in Ireland, The United Kingdom, The United States, Germany and Netherlands. The successful novel was then converted into a tear jerking, romantic comedy. Staring Hilary Swank, Gerard B

  7. Goodbye Whitley Bay

    Artist’s Statement I’m in my first year of studies at Elam after coming over to Auckland from England. I came a year ago to visit my parents, I needed to get away from England so had spent a few months in Thailand before coming to Auckland. I had planned on returning for university but one da

  8. Film Review: Spartacus

    <b>What is clearly justified by the historical sources</b><br>In Stanley Kubrick's film of Spartacus, many events that are documented in the historical sources are accurately portrayed. In the film, we see Spartacus and other slaves seize kitchen implements from the cookhouse in which they are eatin

  9. Film Industry in Viet Nam

    Entertainment industry is very concerned to develop in many countries. Because it can bring superprofit to the government and contribute to introduce to the tourists about their history and culture .Today, while film industry of many countries in the world are more and more developing, Viet Nam is s

  10. Theme of Depression from the Film the Hours

    In the 2002 film, The Hours by Stephen Daldry there are several themes portrayed. The theme that lasted throughout the film and was the most reoccurring , was the struggle with depression. The film intertwines three women living in different times throughout the 20th century. Although the wom

  11. Film Review (the Money Pit)

    Film Review (The Money Pit) The Money Pit is a love comedy directed by Richard Benjamin in 1986. This movie was performed humorously by Tom Hanks who usually perform comedy. The movies he has performed before were The Man with One Red Shoe, Splash, Bachlor and etc. Tom Hanks and Shell

  12. The Crucible - Film Review

    The Crucible: A Film Review Who'd have thought that simple dancing could cause so much chaos in a small town. This is precisely what happens in the film The Crucible (Nicholas Hytner, 1996), which was originally written as a play by Arthur Miller. This story is based on actual events, which helps in

  13. Psychological Analysis of P. T. Anderson’s Film Magnolia

    Paul Thomas Anderson’s film “Magnolia” is an intense character study of nine Los Angeles residents in a state of psychological crisis. Fittingly then the film’s central theme seems to be taken from one of Freud’s fundamental hypotheses: psychic determinism, which is the idea that there ar

  14. Analyse the Ways in Which the Director, Steven Spielberg, Builds Suspense and Scares the Audience in the Film Jaws (1975)

    In this essay I will analyse the ways Steven Spielberg builds suspense and scares the audience in the film Jaws. Steven Spielberg uses a variety of techniques to build suspense and frighten the audience. The factors that Spielberg uses to construct the film and impact the audience are, diegetic and

  15. Film Score Music

    Film Score Music To say that music plays a large role in our society would not do justice to one of the most important and popular art forms of yesterday and today. We underestimate the effectiveness and power that music, in any form , can have over even the most insensitive of people. In almo

  16. Death and the Maiden - Film vs. Text Comparison

    The Polanski film Death and the Maiden is a wonderful and intelligent interpretation of Ariel Dorfman's human rights problem play. Polanski has produced, in this film, an exceptional piece of direction, in which his own personal, emotional input is evident. The main theme of the play is an extremely

  17. The Shawshank Redemption (Film Review)

    The Shawshank Redemption Directed by Frank Darabont This movie is about a man named Andy Dufresne who is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and her lover and is sent to Shawshank Prison to serve two consecutive life sentences. Andy is a very intelligent banker who soon starts doing the taxe

  18. Film 2

    Everyone lives in a different reality, that is why people enjoy watching movies. It gives insight into the world's of others. Film directors strive to portray their characters' lives as believable as possible. Many help set up the authenticity with costumes and such. In The Governess Goldbache

  19. Film Noir

    FILM NOIR Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize moral ambiguity and sexual motivation. Hollywood's classic film noir period is generally regarded as stretching from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Film noir of t

  20. Film Explanation Guide

    This is your chance to explain to the person marking your film exactly what you were trying to achieve. Checklist: INTRO 1. Introduced your film and how you decided on this title and topic. 0 2. What was your role in the production process? What jobs did you do ? 0 3. What kinds of backg

  21. The Rainmake - Film Review

    John Grisham's "The Rainmaker" is the sixth novel to film adaptation and is by far one of the more accomplished. Directed by Francis Ford Copolla, this intriguing courtroom drama reveals the ordeals of a young lawyer and associate entering the realm of unscrupulous money hungry company's scams. "T

  22. Comparison of the Film Beloved

    There is no doubting the fact that slavery has been and always will be a controversial issue. What makes it even more complicated is the conflicting accounts of the slaves&#8217; experiences. The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass and Beloved both use a unique storytelling device &#8211; constru

  23. To Kill a Mocking Bird Film an

    To Kill A Mocking Bird A Comparison of The Novel and The Film There are many differences between the movie and the book. First the positive points: This film attaches faces to Scout, Jem, Miss Maudie, and Dill, since no description of their faces is given in the book. Also, the film has some

  24. The Merchant of Venice Film Study

    Describe an important idea in the text and explain how at least TWO of the following were used to help you understand this idea. Colour Sound Effects Camera Work Music Dialogue Lighting Costumes Special Effects In the movie The Merchant of Venice, directed by Michael Radford, an important ide

  25. Short Story/Film Analysis

    Short Story/Film Analysis Aric McDonald Short Story/Short Film Comm. 411-35 11:30-12:45 Spring 1997 The three short stories are similar because they all involve jealousy. This type of jealousy surrounds the main characters who are en

  26. La Confidential and Film Noir

    LA Confidential and Film Noir One of the most influential film movements in the 1940's was a genre that is known today as film noir. Film noir was a recognizable style of filmmaking, which was created in response to the rising cost of typical Hollywood movies (Buss 67). Film noir movies were

  27. The Chamber: a Look Into the Novel and Film

    The Chamber: A Look Into the Novel and Film Dan Cano Mrs. Ficarrota English 10 Honors 9 December 1996 Stories about crime prove to be a strong part of America's entertainment in this day. In The Chamber, John Grisham writes about a Klansman who is convicted of murder and

  28. Film Analysis

    Film Assignment I have this opinion that America "a land of opportunity" and also a "rat race." Why I say both of them? First, it is because, for me, America is a land of opportunity. Everybody has the opportunity to work as long as they have the willing to work, the work ethic. It's just n

  29. Death and the Maiden - Film vs

    The Polanski film Death and the Maiden is a wonderful and intelligent interpretation of Ariel Dorfman&#8217;s human rights problem play. Polanski has produced, in this film, an exceptional piece of direction, in which his own personal, emotional input is evident. The main theme of the play is an ext

  30. Lolita (Film and Novel Compari

    Lolita is one of the most unconventional literary classics of the century. Lolita is a twelve-year-old girl, who is desired by the European intellectual Humbert Humbert. As the narrator of the story, Humbert chronicles his abnormal childhood, adolescent experiences, and an adventure in a booming A