Essays Tagged: "film director"

Of Mice and Men

what separates them from each other. John Steinbeck is the author of the novel Of Mice and Men. The film director of the reproduced Of Mice and Men movie is Gary Sinice. Of Mice and Men has three part ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

Film/Video testimony of the Holocaust. includes an excerpt from ""Night" by Ellie Wiesel.

or anomalies from the cultural norm. Whether reason's include popular culture's morbid curiosity, a film director's desire for a contrived image, or a writer's need to make credible otherwise incredib ... need for their retelling. A narration back into the apparent sociological standard which they defy.Film/Video testimony and written text are two forms of Holocaust representation that have been adopt ...

(8 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/1995

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

Analyze how Dir. Scott Hicks used the elements of film (angle, light, sound, time, color) to elicit a specific emotional response from his audience; use vocab and specific examples from the film

A film director has a very difficult job. He is to find some way to combine a multitude of elements li ... response his choice with get from an audience. Scott Hicks understands this perfectly and his 1996 film, Shine, is a brilliant demonstration of his skill. The places where his emotional manipulation ... of Rachmaninov's Concerto No. 3, and when David is playing on the trampoline at Sylvia's.Shine is a film steeped in music. Whether it is intrinsic or extrinsic, an undercurrent to a scene or the focus ...

(4 pages) 88 0 5.0 Jan/2003

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

Cindy Sherman.

herman is among one of the most respected and widely known non-traditional photographer/artist, and film director. She was born in New Jersey and was raised in New York. She graduated from the State U ... ffalo in 1976; She received a Bachelor of Arts in photography.Cindy is most famous for her Untitled Film Stills, which is now a permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art. Untitled Film S ...

(2 pages) 64 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Assess the role of filmaker Leni Riefenstahl as a Nazi propagandist using source analysis

Leni Riefenstahl was a German actress, artist, dancer and film director in the twentieth century. Her association with Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party during ... party during the 1930's has turned her into a somewhat controversial figure since 1945. The several films that she directed for Hitler are classified as propaganda for their ideologies of Nazism. Ofte ... one of the best and most influential directors of the twentieth century, her skilful and masterful film-making techniques used in her Nazi films such as 'Triumph of the Will' has earned her the label ...

(7 pages) 90 3 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Film Language. In search of a definition. A linguistical approach.

Since the beginning of film history, film-makers and film-theoreticians have tried to compare "film" with verbal language i ... theoreticians have tried to compare "film" with verbal language in a serious attempt to justify the film medium. The debate over a special "film language" is in itself problematic. The main difficulty ... use of the term "language" to describe words and images. It is very surprising that the concept of "film language" has been around since the time of the earliest films. Even though cinematography occu ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

The Lord of the Rings, very short summary and some details about the movie.

fairy world can finally be experienced in the cinemas. Tolkien's trilogy has been vitalized by the film director Peter Jackson, who has reconstructed incredible adventure world of the three books, an ...

(1 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2004

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

TOPIC: "Gattaca supports the belief that nature, despite its flaws, is preferable to an error-free genetically engineered existence." Do you agree?

crooked?" (Ecclesiastes 7:13). Such is the opening quote and the thesis of director Andrew Nichol's film Gattaca (1997). Although the film is based on the lives of genetically engineered human beings ... it deeply criticises the values of a society of "valids" through its satirical tone and the use of film noir techniques. Gattaca not only supports the belief that nature, despite its flaws, is prefer ...

(4 pages) 80 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast the film and the book "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

The different media of film and book mean that with the same story of "To Kill A Mockingbird" different devices can be used ... To Kill A Mockingbird" different devices can be used to show the meaning of the story. However, the film is compressed and some sections are inevitably omitted. This means that the film director, Robe ... that the film director, Robert Mulligan, had to be selective as to which parts were included in the film, which could distort or alter the final impression that you are left with. The book "To Kill A ...

(11 pages) 47 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Fahrenheit 451: Comparsion between the Book and Film

ystopian society, censorship, and freedom of the individual, are all addressed in the 1967 Vineyard Films' (Universal) version of Fahrenheit 451. Although the film reiterates the themes and basis of t ... eiterates the themes and basis of the book, there are many differences to contrast.In examining the film and novel, one important item to note is that the same actress, Julie Christie, plays both Lind ...

(1 pages) 27 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Steven Spielburg as a Genius

Steven Spielberg is known as one of the most successful and legendary figures of the film industry. He is believed, by many, to be one of the most innovative and influential people of h ... in creative activity. Steven Spielberg, then, is a genius because of his creative pioneering of the film industry and his strong influence on others by covering controversial topics.Steven Spielberg i ... me a widely acclaimed director, writer, and producer of some of America's greatest and most popular films (Maltin 1).Spielberg's genius, though, lies not in his success or popularity. It is derived fr ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

How Do Conditions In The Present (1895 & 1960) Shape The Respective Visions Of:

itions in the present (1895 & 1960) shape the respective visions of: 1.H.G.Wells? 2.George Pal (Film Director)? In 1895 H.G.Wells published a book called "The Time Machine".The book was sbou ... hought of the future although are becoming further apart.But in 1960 George Pal the director of the film also called "The Time Machine" This time the director had to include two other historic l ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Untitled

an neighborhood with its mish-mash of cultures. It offers eclectic sites and adaptive locations for filmmaking. I will look at the history of Tremont as a cultural center of the Midwest before the fil ... ko Hall to illustrate the eclecticism and adaptability that director, Michael Cimino, tapped in his film. Director Michael Cimino's most powerful, and controversial film work The Deer Hunter examines ...

(7 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Once Upon A Time In The West

he interest of the viewer? Between 1960 and 1975, 600 westerns were produced. Critics ignored these films, and because Italian companies financed most of them, they called them Spaghetti Westerns. Fan ... s. Fans loved this term, which is now fondly used to label any Western made and financed by foreign filmmakers.Europeans have always loved Westerns and have always made them. As early as 1901, Europea ...

(10 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

"How To Write An Obituary For The Rich And Famous:

Elizabeth Taylor:The Film Diva of the 20th Century Journalism 200 "I don't look too bad for someone my age, with my histo ... ock you out, it gives you time to catch up on your beauty sleep." These are the words spoken by the filmdiva of the 20th century - Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor. However, the stunning 70 year old diva wil ... f beauty sleep. On March 4, 2002, she died of a heart attack in her Los Angeles home.From her first film debut in 1942, There's One Born Every Minute, to her last debut in 1994, The Flintstones, the w ...

(2 pages) 494 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO AND JULIET

th and a pair of star-crossed, doomed lovers from feuding families, is giving a new dimension under film director Baz Luhrmann. Luhrmann inventively updated it to the blighted wasteland of Verona Beac ... anced in this modern-day appropriation by the use of settings, props, editing, characterisation and filmic techniques.Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet opens and concludes with the camera slowly zooming ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO AND JULIET

th and a pair of star-crossed, doomed lovers from feuding families, is giving a new dimension under film director Baz Luhrmann. Luhrmann inventively updated it to the blighted wasteland of Verona Beac ... anced in this modern-day appropriation by the use of settings, props, editing, characterisation and filmic techniques.Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet opens and concludes with the camera slowly zooming ...

(3 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

German Expressionism in Film

occurring in Berlin is the same covering up which is hiding the evidence of German expressionism in film. In simplest terms German expressionism was created by World War 1 and was ended by World War 2 ... lightly devastating to not only find any evidence of it but on its own soil to see that even German film students no longer acknowledge its impact in there work or at least acknowledge its influence. ...

(10 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Discuss the film Apocalypse now in terms of the memory it creates of the Vietnam War?

Using the Sturken reading for context, discuss the film Apocalypse now in terms of the memory it creates of the Vietnam War?The Vietnam War has been un ... hrough the air. As Willard tries to acclimatise to the chaos that surrounds him he is waved on by a film director and his camera crew, Willard stops in disbelief to look at the crew, who in response s ... ie; they didn’t want to…. In their way, I think the wonted to be veterans too.” This film evokes the memory that this war was real, that these events actually happened, it invites its a ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Movie Analysis: The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

PGP 2 AFILM STUDIES ASSIGNMENT#1MOVIE: The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)Directed by: Pet ... The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)Directed by: Peter GreenawayPeter Greenaway, the British film director, is known for his works which had the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque pa ... and nudity, nature and architecture, sexual pleasure and painful death are the common traits in his films.The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover is said to be his most successful and controvers ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2013

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