Essays Tagged: "Kenneth Branagh"

Othello Movie Critique

s an excellent cast. The movie stars Laurence Fishburne as Othello, Irene Jacob as Desdemona. Also, Kenneth Branagh as Iago, who is known for his roles in other Shakespeare plays. Othello is about the ...

(8 pages) 205 2 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Treatment of the Heterogeneous "Army" by Kenneth Branagh and Lawrence Olivier in Shakespeare's "Henry V".

me in the play when these four men from four regions all interact togetherBoth Lawrence Olivier and Kenneth Branagh present this scene very differently in their film versions of Shakespeare's play. In ... sh Captain Gower is symbolic of King Henry who is able to bring these disparate regions together.In Kenneth Branagh's version of this same scene, 30 seconds of film-time is broken up by nine editing c ...

(8 pages) 59 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Hamlet Movie Review.

Kenneth Branagh's production of Shakespeare's Hamlet was one of the few film versions of the famous ...

(3 pages) 80 1 3.0 May/2003

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

The similarities and differences between two movies of the play Hamlet

e to emphasize different scenes for instance. The Hamlet movies that I watched were one directed by Kenneth Branagh, and one by Franco Zeffirelli. The directors in each of these had their own way of t ... e pictured Hamlet played out in my head.The second version of Hamlet that I watched was directed by Kenneth Branagh. This movie did a great job at actually telling the story of Hamlet. Branagh made th ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Film How has Kenneth Branagh interpreted Act 2 Scene 3 of Shakespeare?s Much Ado About Nothing?

Kenneth Branagh sets his film at the Villa Vignamaggio in the hills of Tuscany, where it is constant ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2004

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

The Three Faces of Hamlet

ilms based on the play. Three actors have made the role their own in the past 15 years. Mel Gibson, Kenneth Branagh, and Ethan Hawke have all attempted to fill the Danish prince's shoes; some with mor ... ing images of their connection baffle viewers and leave us all wondering, "Does he love her or not?"Kenneth Branagh's film leaves no one wondering in regard Hamlet and Ophelia's relationship. Interlac ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

"Much Ado about Nothing".

"Much Ado about Nothing" is originally set in Spain but Kenneth Branagh has decided to situate it in the sunny countryside of Tuscany. The film was set in T ... shing the clothes and gardening. These jobs to some people would be a very tedious and annoying but Kenneth Branagh displays it in such a way that everyone who is doing it does it gleefully with pleas ... r gives way and Benadick is on the floor. I found this part of the scene to be very clever, because Kenneth directed it in such a way that not only was Benadick shocked to hear the news but so was the ...

(5 pages) 82 2 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Much Ado About Nothing- William Shakespeare. Discuss how Shakespeare's original script lays the foundations of Branagh's portrayal of the character Don John.

*This essay is about the film "Much Ado About Nothing" directed by Kenneth Branagh, relating to William Shakespeares play of the same title.*Don John is the main villa ...

(7 pages) 59 3 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

A critique of scenery in Branagh's movie version of Much Ado About Nothing.

A Greek To Do In Kenneth Branagh's film adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, scenery, costume, casting ... ngly comfortable with Shakespearian language and puts in a great performance. The chemistry between Kenneth Branagh (Signior Benedick) and Emma Thompson (Beatrice) is obvious and wonderful. Their deli ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Mary Shelly, Frankenstein

Analyse the 'creation scene' from Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' and compare it to Kenneth Branagh's 1994 film version of the same.One of the key themes in Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstei ... e an image of the cold dreary night. Frankenstein is so cold that his teeth are chattering together.Kenneth Branagh did a film version of 'Frankenstein' in 1994. The film version was supposed to be ex ... , in the movie there is a massive storm and the scene is set at midnight.In conclusion, I feel that Kenneth Branagh did not do a very good job of making an exact film version of Mary Shelley's Franken ...

(4 pages) 91 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The feathered stars sharing top bill with Branagh in "The West End".

A FLOCK of stars is about to be born. Ducks will take to the "West End" stage in a play directed by Kenneth Branagh.Ducktastic follows the antics of two under-achieving magicians who create a make-or- ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Tale of Two Hamlet Movies: A comparison of two "Hamlet" movies.

Franco Ziffirelli production of "Hamlet", and on the other, you have the magnificently constructed Kenneth Branagh production.The settings and costumes of the flicks contrast greatly. The Franco Ziff ... setting is in a castle made of stone-work; typical. Then you have the 19th-century style clothes of Kenneth Branagh's work. The clothes seem to be modeled after 19th-century, German military uniforms, ...

(2 pages) 62 0 2.6 Jan/2006

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

Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" and Shelly's "Frankenstein": A Comparison of Gothic Films

y Shelley's "Frankenstein" is a classic gothic novel which has been adapted into a film directed by Kenneth Branagh. This film can be perceived as a typical gothic piece because the archetypal element ... ering Heights. Peter Kosminsky.USA. Digital Video disc.Paramount, 1992.Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Kenneth Branagh.USA. Digital Video Disc. Tristar, 1994.

(9 pages) 53 0 4.0 May/2006

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

How are we made to feel sympathy for the creature "Frankenstein"?

Kenneth Branagh's "Frankenstein" is a film adaptation of the 18th century Gothic novel by Mary Shell ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jul/2006

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

Hamlet Comparitive Essay

play "Hamlet", has been reproduced by many illustrious directors. Courageous Franco Zeffirelli and Kenneth Branagh have attempted to mimic the Shakespearean mind and refurbish the play in a unique ma ... ce it is a very demanding operation which thirsts for incredible thinking and curses mental stress. Kenneth Baranagh's idea of a modern luxurious castle as well as the usage of the excessive media ele ...

(5 pages) 70 1 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

ssay is the comparison of two different film versions of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, firstly one by Kenneth Branagh, secondly one by Patrick Bergin. We are looking at the birth scene of the creation. ... d nurture debate is the creation born to be evil or nurtured to become evil? In the film version of Kenneth Branagh's Frankenstein was set in the 1800's around the time the novel was written by Mary S ...

(16 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Frankenstien Film Vs. Novel

Frankenstein Film to novel comparison and interpretation Kenneth Branagh's version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is for the most part a successful interpret ...

(3 pages) 267 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Henry V

Henry V The film version of the Shakespeare classic Henry V that was directed by Kenneth Branagh is a new interpretation of the story of the young English king who led his army into ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Speech on archetypal texts: Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

into many forms, such as the films; Edward Scissorhands directed by Tim Burton and Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh integrates the archetypes and dualities embodied in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein ...

(3 pages) 19 0 2.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Signs and Syntax of the film Dead Again

ris Moore        For this assignment I will use the ending scene of Dead Again, by Kenneth Branagh. I believe this is the most dramatic part of the film. The end is so over the top th ...

(3 pages) 879 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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