Essays Tagged: "feature film"

"Storm Boy".

n pages so quite quickly a large section of the book was shown. To make the book into a full-length feature film the scriptwriter had to make the film longer. Sonia Borg became the script writer and t ...

(6 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Film Review of Danny DeVito's "The War Of the Roses"

Released in 1989, The War of the Roses, was actor/director Danny DeVito's second feature film and is the timeless story of how two people fell out of love and go through a beyond me ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

New Hollywood Cinema (Scarface)

. Elements such as violence, drugs, money, sex and flash cars are characteristic of this genre. The feature film Scarface written by Oliver Stone, directed by Brian De Palma is a 1983 Hollywood gangst ... so touches on various political issues in America at that moment in time.In search to make this feature film realistic, Stone had to get an insight of this underworld that he was to convey. What b ...

(10 pages) 106 2 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cruel Intentions Film Analysis (1913 words)

deas, people and issues presented in a film. Explain how this occurs with reference to at least one feature film that you have seen.Cruel Intentions is a movie based on the 1762 novel Les Liasons Dang ...

(8 pages) 85 1 5.0 Jun/2004

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

The Castle

subscribe to these stereotypes when trying to find some expression of our Australian identity. The feature film The Castle deals with issues about Australian identity in the 1990's. The film uses tec ... the boat, the clothes and the fact that one of them is in jail. Perhaps part of the success of the feature film lies in our ability to laugh at these characters, with no doubt of our own superiority. ...

(2 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The movie swing kids provided me with an invaluable insight into the world of young people in Nazi Germany" Comment on the merit of this statement taking care to use relevant examples from the movie.

Swing Kids is a feature film that covers the early years of Hitler coming to power between 1933 and 1939. Swing Kids ... , is a microcosm of a major transformation in the circumstances of Germany around 1933 to 1939. The feature film seemed to belittle this transformation taking place in Germany in the 1930's. This is b ... many in the 1930's. This is because, as Hitler is committing genocide and planning World War 2, the feature film followed a small group of kids who danced to illegal music. Although, read deeper into ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Film Analysis on Patch Adams based on the Question "A documentary is any film that is based on fact." Discuss with reference to at least one documentary you have viewed.

ms are based on a fact, but explore the ideas and values of the fact in a mostly expository manner. Feature films can also be based on a fact but tend to use the fact for entertainment value as oppose ... ts in his life that are of interest and have the most entertainment value. By showing the text is a feature film through film codes and exclusion of documentary film techniques, Patch Adams is a featu ...

(3 pages) 37 1 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Review of the film 'Apocalypse Now' for historical accuracies.

however when it entered into the Vietnam War. The intent of this essay is to critically analyse the feature film: "Apocalypse Now", as either an accurate or inaccurate illustration of the Vietnam War, ... inferior. It does not attempt to document the course of the Vietnam War or even many of its typical features. Another fabrication used within the movie was the use of spears and bows against the U.S. ...

(10 pages) 56 0 0.0 Oct/2005

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

Speech: The Australian National Identity

identity? The colloquial, half-wild, uncivilised wildlife enthusiasts as portrayed in the Hollywood feature film Crocodile Dundee?Really, when did you last go to the bush and live off the land? When d ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Feature Film Analysis of Values presented by the Central Characters in "The Shawshank Redemption" and "The Hurricane"

r to represent the values an audience would share or admire. Show how this occurred in at least one feature film that you have viewed.Feature films, like any other text, aim to influence or challenge ... nfluence or challenge an audience on the basis of their attitudes and values. To achieve this, most feature films use central characters who share the basic values of a particular target audience. For ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.7 Sep/2006

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

Fight Club's Relationship with Our Fathers and God

hip to our fathers.Chuck Palahniuk never would have dreamed his debut novel would become a landmark feature film. His first attempt to get published was with Invisible Monsters. Publishers liked it, b ...

(6 pages) 27 0 5.0 Nov/2006

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

Critique: Technological Innovations in "Citizen Kane" Directed by Orsen Welles.

is loosely based on the real life media baron William Randolph Hearst. This was Orson Welles first feature film which he was given complete freedom to pursue. He produced it, directed it, co-wrote it ... o view the credits at the end of the film rather then the beginning.One of the most cinematographic features of the film is Welles prominent and pervasive use of deep focus in his shots. This means th ...

(6 pages) 105 1 5.0 Dec/2006

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

Film + Book Comparison: "Holes" and "Big Fish"

Sachar’s 1998 quirky novel "Holes" and Burton’s equally esoteric feature film "Big Fish" (2003) develop interesting, likeable family characters. Although Stanley Yel ... ts are already there, but Edward Bloom’s personality does not appear as instantaneously as his features. At first he seems no more than a teller of tall tales who tries to pass his stories off as ...

(2 pages) 25 2 4.5 Mar/2007

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

A.I: How the film relates to the concept of reinventions with links to novel "Life of Pi"

ReinventionsA.I (artificial intelligence) is a science fiction feature film directed by Steven Spielberg. Released in 2001, this post-modern film follows the adven ... by Brian Aldiss, was reinvented to create the film A.I. The film is a reinvention of fairytales as features from the Pinocchio were appropriated into the film to emphasize David’s longing to bec ...

(2 pages) 18 1 3.7 Mar/2007

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

How have generic techniques been used to shape our response towards the characters of the feature film "What's eating Gilbert Grape"? Write your response in the form of a book review.

What's eating Gilbert Grape? is a dramatic, feature film produced by renowned Swedish director, Lasse Hallstrom. This adaptation from the novel ...

(8 pages) 37 0 4.1 Apr/2007

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

Theories in spectatorship regarding Asian American stereotypes in cinema paying particular attention to Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

it amongst each other in their seats with their eyes fixed upon the big screen all sharing the same feature. While the audience is equally presented with the same motion picture, each leaves with his ... ly presented with the same motion picture, each leaves with his or her own unique experience of the feature film. Spectatorship and the concept of how individuals alter, decontextualize and remobilize ...

(8 pages) 20 0 1.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Theories in film spectatorship regarding stereotypes of Asian Americans portrayed in films specifically in Harold and Kumar go to White Castle.

it amongst each other in their seats with their eyes fixed upon the big screen all sharing the same feature. While the audience is equally presented with the same motion picture, each leaves with his ... ly presented with the same motion picture, each leaves with his or her own unique experience of the feature film. Spectatorship and the concept of how individuals alter, decontextualize and remobilize ...

(8 pages) 42 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

An Overview of CS Lewis

nicles of Narnia. One of those books, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe was recently made into a feature film. The book in which I will be examining is known as The Abolition of Man. Written in 194 ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Essay Analysis of Shakespeare's Othello with links to Orson Welles' adaptation and Parker's 1995 version

cluding the flawed masterpiece of Othello(1952) directed by Orson Welles and Oliver Parker's modern feature film Othello(1995), exposing perspectives shaped by context. Considering numerous interpreta ... usy and deception in our present society.bibliography:Shakespeare's Othello - the playOrson welles' feature film Othello(1952)Oliver Parker's feature film Othello(1995)

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Independent Television Production Assignment: Telefilm

m's website at www.telefilm.gc.ca. Both options arequite thorough and cover both the television and feature film areas.2) Structure of the organization and their goals:Telefilm Canada is a cultural ag ... f this fundinginclude the Equity Investment Program (EIP) of the Canadian Television Fund(CTF), the Feature Film Fund and the Multimedia Fund (website).Specifically Telefilm Canada classifies an indep ...

(12 pages) 1038 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies