Essays Tagged: "Billy Wilder"

Review of "Double Indemnity"

Double IndemnityBilly Wilder's 1944 film noir classic, "Double Indemnity", is a tale of lust, deceit, greed and murd ...

(4 pages) 164 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Some like it hot", a movie should not be missed

new appreciation for the classics.Back to the film, Some Like It Hot was directed by the cinematic Billy Wilder and had one of the most memorable casts of any movie ever. It starred Jack Lemmon and T ... 120 minutesStaring: Marilyn Monroe, Pat O'Brien, George Raft, Tony Curtis, Jack LemmonDirected by: Billy Wilder

(4 pages) 34 0 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Sunset Blvd. and Film Noir

cribe this genre lets many darker things be explored in these movies. The 1950 film Sunset Blvd. by Billy Wilder fits the moods, characteristics, goals, and story of Film Noir.The moods Sunset Blvd. i ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"How To Write An Obituary For The Rich And Famous:

a "big girl," and she paraded her diamonds among the screen with pride. As stated by film director Billy Wilder, "What is really needed in order to become a star is an extra element which God gives y ...

(2 pages) 494 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Discuss A Cultural Text In Relation To Representai

ity are just some of the elements represented in the noir film, Double Indemnity (1944) directed by Billy Wilder. The author's patriarchal and psychoanalytical ideological position underlies all repre ...

(9 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Discuss A Cultural Text In Relation To Representai

ity are just some of the elements represented in the noir film, Double Indemnity (1944) directed by Billy Wilder. The author's patriarchal and psychoanalytical ideological position underlies all repre ...

(9 pages) 13 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Before Brokeback: Homosexual Undertones in Double Indemnity and Classic Film Noir

imate sexual attraction are at the very least ambiguously intertwined and at the most, inseparable. Billy Wilder's 1944 film Double Indemnity, the flagship of the noir genre, embodies this perverse ps ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

An analysis of the movie the 7 year itch.

The Seven Year ItchBilly Wilder's The Seven Year Itch is a 105 minute film put out in 1955, and the only one of Wilder' ... ghs and thought it was Marilyn Monroe's best feature ever, though it is very rarely ever said to be Billy Wilder's best work, as many consider the dialogue as lacking subtlety when looked at through t ... usband Joe Dimaggio, who considered his wife participating in such a scene as highly inappropriate. Billy Wilder is sometimes given the blame for breaking up the marriage for having Monroe film such a ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis