Essays Tagged: "Box office"

Mel Gibson vs. Kenneth Branaugh as Hamlet

the modern film versions of Shakespeare's playsby Lynn Davison Jr., Contributing WriterThe recent "box office rebirth" of England's favorite bard has left Hollywood with much to do about interpreting ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Hong Kong Films - Who will go see them?

And who will go see them? In 1992, Hong Kong films earned $160 million at the local box office; last year that take was nearly halved, to $85 million. And though Hong Kong remains the ... gauge the popular reaction, overhears these comments and forthwith drowns himself. In Hong Kong the box office is king, the mob rules. The melancholy question now is whether the audience will be able ... huge TVB TV network.Jackie was no Lee-like monosyllabic superhero. His character was a cute chatterbox, a little brother backing into a big brawl, and during it he might tiptoe into a closet and whin ...

(13 pages) 69 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How does Hitchcock use cinematography to manipulate the emotions of his audience?

' and 'Psycho' (1960). 'Psycho', first screened in New York on the 16th June 1960, was an immediate box office hit, producing $15 million in its first year after being completed with an expenditure of ...

(12 pages) 148 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

How does Spike Lees "Jungle Fever" adress stereotyping. Discuss with reference to the history of black cinema.

"Jungle Fever"LOVE SEES NO COLOR, BUT SEX DOESAfter some breakthrough hits at the Box Office, with She´s Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing and Mo´Better Blues, a young bl ...

(4 pages) 70 0 0.0 Jan/2004

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

The British cinema renewed itself, tardily no doubt, by orthodox commercial procedures' (Raymond Durgnat). To what extent is this a fair assessment of British cinema between 1959 and 1963?

ilm and cinema, from the number of awards won to spectacular audience attendance not forgetting the box office return on production costs of the film. Some films will only fall into one of these class ...

(11 pages) 85 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Comparing and contrasting the use of digital technology in 'The Matrix' and 'Toy Story'

revolutionising cinema, animation and to a degree acting. Both movies were hugely successful at the box office, as was The Matrix in 1999. A movie that not only utilised digital technology to the full ... re well on their way to becoming as famous as the former by releasing a string of computer animated box office hits, the most recent being Finding Nemo. Toy Story however was by no means a computer em ...

(8 pages) 101 0 4.6 Apr/2004

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

ADAM SANDLER

t him. No one thought he would succeed, but the fans made it happen, carrying him to the top of the box office.Sandler grew up in Brooklyn, New York and was born on September 9th, 1966. While this pro ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Managing the Total Marketing Effort

Spider-man Spins a Promotional Web on the WebThe movie Spider-man has hit new box office highs as it has taken the movie industry by storm with its May 2002 introduction. In addi ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Theater

ogether, and whether many people will sneak into the line ahead of you.Once you have made it to the box office and gotten your tickets, you are confronted with the problems of the theater itself. If y ... d in my home. I may now see movies a bit later than other people, but I'll be more relaxed watching box office hits in the comfort of my own living room.

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Philadelphia vs. Forrest Gump

ollow up to Philadelphia. Then finally it was released and came the almighty saying "Life is like a box of chocolates you never know what you get" Forrest Gump was hitting the theaters. Forrest Gump w ... anks the very next year won the Oscar for Forrest Gump.The movie Philadelphia wasn't supposed to be box office hit or even win an Oscar. The movie critics stated that this will be the end of Tom Hank' ...

(3 pages) 35 1 2.5 Mar/2005

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

Meta-Adaptation

t is a reflection of reality. What movies which we find so amazing, and garner tons of money at the box office do so well is that such films immerse us, the viewers in the experience of watching the m ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Mar/2005

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

Close analysis of Text Dances with Wolves directed by Kevin Costner

message that is, the journey.The purpose of this movie is mainly to entertain and make money in the box office, however I feel that there is a deeper reason for it. This movie has a strong message of ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Crucible": book / movie -- compare and contrast

vies such as "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings" not only brought millions of dollars to the box office, but also helped the audience see how the director changed the novel/play into his own mo ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 May/2006

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

Jurassic Park 3 review

me :1hr 31min.Jurassic Park and The Lost World are some of the most memorable films that was in the box office, and with the new release of the JPIII, Jurassic Park 3, it ought to be well done.There i ...

(1 pages) 405 0 0.0 Aug/2006

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

Dead Poet's Society

nifies to create an exceptional film "“ Dead Poet's Society "“ that made a fortune at the box office.The film takes place in 1959 in England. Specifically, in an all-male boarding school so ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Will Smith

esse Fortune to see if I wanted to go see a concert in Halifax the next day. I did, so I phoned the box-office and took a shower. By this time it 2:30 p.m.and I went to my friends Justin Clow's house ...

(1 pages) 452 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Will Smith

esse Fortune to see if I wanted to go see a concert in Halifax the next day. I did, so I phoned the box-office and took a shower. By this time it 2:30 p.m.and I went to my friends Justin Clow's house ...

(1 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Mann/Chinese Theatre (Colorado)

the building is shaped as a Chinese palace, and when the customer first walks in, they will see the box office, or what some people might call, the ticket both. The polls of the box office are a golde ... icket both. The polls of the box office are a golden brown and have this dragonhead on the top. The box is red with a black trim around the windows, and the windows are mostly white and it is plastic. ...

(1 pages) 911 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Matrix and Unbreakable Compare/Contrast Essay (ISU #3 - ENG3U)

e against good and evil is apparent. Both movies indeed are similar.The films performed well at the box office. Unbreakable earned a third of its total revenue from its first weekend and a global tota ... .4. "The Matrix (1999)." The Internet Movie Database (IMDb). 29 Apr. 2008 .5. "Unbreakable (2000)." Box Office Mojo. 4 Jan. 2008 .6. "The Matrix (1999)." Box Office Mojo. 2 May 2008 .7. "Matrix, The S ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.7 May/2008

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