Essays Tagged: "Donnie Darko"

Donnie Darko: Critique of Suburbia

of movies like Edward Scissorhands, and Pleasantville, Richard Kelly creates a suburbia in his film Donnie Darko that seems out of this world, but in actuality, he shows a suburban town that is so clo ... n most closely resembles a god. He is worshiped by the townspeople, and his following is huge. When Donnie Darko's mother is having a conversation with a girlfriend, Mrs. Darko's friend says that his ...

(7 pages) 105 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

Donnie Darko - Detailed Summary/explanation and Analysis of themes & film techniques. 'How is Donnie Darko relevant to an imaginary/inner journey?'

Donnie Darko is an intelligent, yet delirious and emotionally-ill teenager, who's idealistic fantasy ... ality), where he is guided by an imaginary friend Frank, who appears as a malevolent giant bunny in Donnie's day-time hallucinations.In the early stages of the film, Frank literally lures Donnie from ... the film, Frank literally lures Donnie from reality and introduces him to a tangent universe where Donnie observes what would've been, (yet ultimately is) his own death in reality, where he is crushe ...

(6 pages) 137 1 5.0 Aug/2004

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

Disorder of Donnie Darko, choose a movie with a main character that has a psychological disorder and give a full diagnosis.

Donnie Darko is an almost confusing film about time travel, schizophrenia and the manipulation of on ... el, schizophrenia and the manipulation of one's fate. The film focuses on a teenage schoolboy named Donnie Darko. Donnie is not mentally healthy but he is very intelligent and has extremely high Iowa ... he is on strong medication and sees a therapist on a regular basis. After a near death experience, Donnie starts seeing an imaginary friend known as Frank. Frank is a seven foot tall, demonic looking ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Imaginative journeys: Relating Colerdige's "Frost at Midnight" to Richard Kelly's film "Donnie Darko". (Australian HSC essay - recieved 98%)

SYNOPSIS OF "DONNIE DARKO"Donnie Darko is a troubled schizophrenic teenager who lives in the picturesque American ... identified giant aeroplane engine crashes into his room, a chain of mysterious events is triggered. Donnie is visited in his sleep by a giant bunny called Frank, god-like prophet who has a gunshot wou ... prophet who has a gunshot wound over his eye, encourages him to sleepwalk, and consequently, saves Donnie from the jet engine, telling him that the world will end in 28 days. As this day (Halloween) ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Journey: Greater understanding as discussed in Michael Gow's Away, Richard Kelley's Donnie Darko, Vanessa Carlton's White Houses and Margaret Atwood's Journey to the Interior

ugh critical analyses of award-winner Michael Gow's play Away, Richard Kelley's indie-cum-cult film Donnie Darko, Vanessa Carlton's individually expressive song White Houses and Margaret Atwood's poig ... cing her first passions, causes her reflection on what she's gained and lost in the process, as did Donnie Darko's Donnie.However, her 'White House' is only a façade of a romanticized experienc ...

(8 pages) 94 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Tragedy Writing - Donnie Darko as an illustation of the tragic mode.

Donnie Darko, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone and Patrick Swayze is an edgy,complex, psycholog ... dern life and psychosis inducing anti-depressants. As well as being a masterpiece of modern cinema, Donnie Darko is also an excellent example of modern tragedy, as defined by Northrop Frye's Modal the ... ecessarily intentional) link to the Modal theory in which Tragedy is connected to autumn. Secondly, Donnie Darko fits perfectly into the modern "tragic hero" description, he is a regular, upper-middle ...

(2 pages) 34 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Time travel. Perhaps one of man’s most perplexing mysteries. Is

such a thing actually possible? If we are to believe such books and movies as The Time Machine and Donnie Darko, then the answer is yes: time travel is more than just a dream. Ahh, but sadly in this ...

(3 pages) 613 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Osmosis Jones

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

German Expressionism

German ExpressionismEdward Scissorhands vs. Donnie DarkoEdward Scissorhands and Donnie Darko are such good examples when talking about German Ex ... chniques and sound are going to be the subjects. Edward Scissorhands (1990) Directed by Tim Burton. Donnie Darko (2001) Directed by Richard Kelly.In Edward Scissorhands, most of the time the story hap ... place inside of the castle. Distortion too because there is a distortion in the castle objects. In Donnie Darko the very fist scene is a dark road with Donnie in the middle of it laying on the floor. ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

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