Essays Tagged: "Film criticism"

"Auteur" or directorial style of David Fincher.

Removed for PrivacyFilm Criticism02/25/2002Auteur Theory: David FincherDavid Fincher began by directing commercials for ... st recently, A Perfect Circle. However, he is really known as an Auteur for his work in blockbuster films. His use of weather, especially rain, shadows to conceal figures and faces, fluid tracking wit ... onal Hollywood endings all represent a strong and unique style evident in three of his most popular films: Se7en, Fight Club, and Panic Room.In all three films rain is used to mark the mood, or set up ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Wes Anderson. It is based on a review of his three films: Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums.

Removed for PrivacyFilm Criticism02/25/2003A Study of Works of the Auteur Wes AndersonWes Anderson, a young and relativ ... oung and relatively new director, has to date directed only three major motion pictures and a short film. The short film Bottle Rocket, made in 1994 went on to be made into a full-length film in 1996. ... gth film in 1996. His second film, Rushmore (1998) was widely hailed as a masterpiece at its Cannes Film Festival debut. His third and final movie to date was the 2001 film The Royal Tenenbaums. The t ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Success in gangster movies now and then through Robert Warshow's "The Gangster as Tragic Hero"

t WarshowThis is a quote from the famous essay "The Gangster as Tragic Hero", a "classic example of film criticism and cultural analysis". The essay was published for the first time in 1962 in Robert ... ment holds true for its time and long after that because it's still considered a classic example of film criticism and we can find these conventions in almost all popular gangster movies from the 1930 ...

(6 pages) 85 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Friday the 13th part 2 in realtion to vera dika's slasher theory

Shane Gladstone Film CriticismComponent TwoQuestion'Is Friday the 13th Part 2 typical of the slasher movie formula a ... Dika?'IntroductionAfter having read Vera Dikas text 'Games of Terror' (Dika, 1990) and watched the film in question 'Friday the 13th Part 2' (Steve Miner, US 1980) it was clear to me from the outset ... y re-reading the text and picking out the sections of it that relate the strongest to scenes in the film, once these have been chosen I will then concentrate on these scenes and texts in particular as ...

(6 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2004

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


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

The Horror Genre

Media Studies Film Criticism Task- The Horror Genre Horror films have been a very big part of the filming world ev ... Genre Horror films have been a very big part of the filming world ever since the first ever horror film "Le Manior du Diable"�, made in 1896 by George Melies. In those early days, horror films ... in the 1920s when the genre was really started, and it was in the 1960s when the genre flourished. Films like "Psycho"� by Alfred Hitchcock, shocked many audiences. Ever since then, horror has ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Search Results Advanced Search Help Your search: film essay topic big sleep Categories | Web Sites | Web Pages | News | Research Documents ---------- ... uguese Division Faculty Section ...... Double Indemnity, The Big Sleep-have spawned a brood ... and films. Short essay quizzes (10-15 ... first wave of film noir of the ... course. Your paper topic, t ... your choice of topic, you should submit ... a. Two essay examinations, each 25 ... and intervention.FILM - The Great ... Chandler, The Big Sleep. Theodore Dreiser, An ... ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Beautiful Mind

whole plot of the movie. The movie was confusing yet it explained the whole plot by the end of the film. I read two reviews regarding this movie.The First review was from the website ... r chord". He comments on the talented actors and the exceptional writing, which was applied to this film. After reading both the review I will have to side with James Berardinelli. I appreciat ...

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Assessment 3: Critical analysis of Léon for Auteurism and genre

ical analysis of Léon for Auteurism and genre theory During this essay I plan to analyse the film Léon, by using the concepts of auteurism and genre, I also plan to show how due to auteu ... it is important to understand and be sure of what is meant by the term auteurism.Auterism is when a film is more likely to be made meaningful when it is the product of its director. The film is likely ...

(10 pages) 2128 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

He Auteur Have Known Better: Andrew Sarris and the politicization of American film authorship.

He Auteur Have Known Better.Andrew Sarris and the politicization of American film authorship.Andrew Sarris first gained prominence through the importation of many of principals ... pages of Cahier Du Cinema, a French journal which dealt solely with the critical interpretation of films, and the goal of creating standardized set of film theories. Many of the Cahier’s most in ... y of the Cahier’s most innovative beliefs were rooted in the critical appreciation of American film, a previously marginalized art form, which offered a refreshing alternative to the stagnant nat ...

(16 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2008

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