Essays Tagged: "film critic"

Captain Corelli's Mandolin

r Penelope Cruz manages to emerge unscathed, like some cinematic Wonder Woman, from the wreckage of film after film?" That is what Kenneth Turan, Times Film Critic had to say about "Captain Corelli's ... went to see this movie; I had read various unfavorable reviews.While certainly not an Oscar winning film, it was not anywhere as bad as the reviewers said. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this m ...

(5 pages) 175 1 4.1 Apr/2002

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

Laura mulveys article visual pleasure and narrative cinema

ee?Since 1970's Laura Mulvey has been regarded as one of the most famous and well known feminist in film critic. through out histry, women's body has been used as a vision of pleasure by men. women's ... ect on the screen by the males. the unconcious of the patriachal society that we live in constructs film forms. women can only exist in relation to castration and her body and her image that she posse ...

(7 pages) 98 0 4.3 Mar/2004

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

Stephen Hunter - A Literary Legend

ds could make an audience move, his writing would make a reader jump. In all ten of his novels, the film critic and former member of the U.S. Army writes everything you could ask for in a book. He wri ...

(9 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Spectacular Slice

A Spectacular SliceBy Chase ByrdFilm CriticKill Bill is the most amazing film this year. You would assume the movie to say something ... o create a legend. He brings back the dark comedy, and intensely violent nature from his last three films, Pulp Fiction, Jacky Brown, and Reservoir Dogs. This over the top exaggeration of Kung Fu, Sam ... es"(Strauss). So if you enjoy high pass Japanese anime or you're a hard-core action fan this is the film for you.

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Apr/2004

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

Rabbit Proof Fence Review

DateThe Director'New Experiences in Australian Film'Dendy Theatre346 George StreetBrisbane, QLD 4000Dear Sir, I am a film critic and I would ... eorge StreetBrisbane, QLD 4000Dear Sir, I am a film critic and I would like to recommend the film 'Rabbit Proof Fence' by Magna Pacific Films for inclusion in the 'New Experiences in Australian ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


What is the crisis in film criticism?This short essay will examine the critic and his role in 20th century film criticism ... h century film criticism through analyzing various writings and essays. In J. Hoberman's essay "The Film Critic of Tomorrow, Today," the author raises several intriguing questions about film critics. ... tions about film critics. Specifically he asks, what function today's critic plays in writing about film. By extension, what is the relation between film critics and films? Is the function of a film c ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Men of Honor Movie Analysis

who though sheer determination reached a goal he'd always dreamed of and proved society wrong. This film thoroughly displays the determination Brashear has throughout tough times and the honor he gain ... unced the first black Master Chief Diver, something he'd always dreamed of. Robert Ebert, a subtle, film critic for the Chicago Sun Times, stated that, "Men of Honor is an old-fashioned biopic. It isn ...

(9 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies