Essays Tagged: "special effects"

"Special Effects"

Special EFFECTSSpecial effects in motion pictures has evolved over the years into an involved scienc ... comprehensive perspective depicting the rapidly expanding realm of cinematography.In times of old, special effects in movies was limited to an individual's creativity and the constrictive limits of t ... idual's creativity and the constrictive limits of the tools available. However the results of early special effects masters astounded audiences in their age in the same manner that modern artists do t ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Lucas: king of film

Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world ... berg (Smith 83). Currently, Lucas has re-released his epic Star Wars saga, and titled it Star Wars: special edition, which has blown away viewers.Perhaps his most important contribution to film is his ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Comparison of Star Wars & The Matrix in relation to the Hero's Quest

reasons, in ways that similarly-themed movies with less universal appeal do not.The Matrix is not especially revolutionary in terms of presentation or storytelling, although the special effects are g ...

(7 pages) 184 1 4.2 Jan/2003

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

Drama and how it got started

by the directors of movies are changing the lighting, the camera angles, and the computer generated Special Effects.During the Elizabethan era in England, Shakespeare looked back to the times of ancie ...

(1 pages) 63 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Tragedy of Julius Caesar"

going on just by the director's own interpretation being expressed by and seeing it acted with the special effects of a movie. On the other side, a left out scene or piece of information can confuse ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

American Romanticism in Last of Mohicans.

to great pains to recreate the actual living conditions at the time of his story. He uses a lot of special effects to hold the viewers attention. This includes all the fighting, fleeing, and cannon a ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Ballet in Western Europe.

tive form in Italy before the 16th cent. The first ballet that combined movement, music, decor, and special effects was presented in France at the court of Catherine de' Medici in 1581. Organized by t ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Hamlet Movie Review.

ly beautiful, unfortunately; many scenes are undermined by surprisingly bad set dressing and cheesy special effects. Mostly, at night time when they tired to capture a spooky, creepy feeling, it is ru ... acting was particularly emotional due to her character presented in the Shakespearian play. It was especially effective when she went mad after the death of Polonius. Her acting showed a lot of depth ...

(3 pages) 80 1 3.0 May/2003

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

" Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.

e can get a full understanding of Miller's idea for the original storyline. Through the set and the special effects in the movie, the movie is found to be most effective to the audience because it is ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Wuthering Heights Ghost Scene.

n Lawrence Olivier's version, because it is more modern. This means that Kosminsky can use a lot of special effects that were not available to Lawrence Olivier.Kosminsky's ghost scene includes a lot o ... asked who it was, and was answered: "Catherine Linton. I'm come home, I'd lost my way on the moor." Special effects are used to make a fairly realistic looking ghost. Lockwood then screams but does no ...

(7 pages) 28 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Forrest Gump Film Review.

y Forrest all interact with events which actually occurred and impacted on the American society.The special effects in Forrest Gump are used uniquely and widely throughout the movie. One of the most c ... ch when used appropriately can have an entire different effect on the movie. There was great use of special effects when Forrest throughout the movie meets several presidents of America which some hav ...

(4 pages) 184 0 4.8 Aug/2003

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

The Odysseus (movie review)

have ships at sea and goddesses and gods causing confusion with the humans. What they did with the special effects is pretty impressive. Some of the more complex scenes were filmed in Malta. I notice ... ncient life. It is true that in the original Odyssey, men cried more than men now, (in our time).I especially loved seeing all the gods and goddesses in the movie.I liked goddess Athena a lot. She was ...

(2 pages) 39 0 2.0 Sep/2003

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

The Pros & Cons of Media.

ics. Not only does media satisfy us in these areas, it also is the creator of jobs. Film editors, special effects personnel, grips did not exist prior to the advent of cinematography. Although thes ...

(2 pages) 10654 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Critique of the Matrix movie.

ked diligently to create this Warner Brother Studios thriller that started a whole new "thing" with special effects when they created something called "bullet time". The 1999 Matrix movie also had som ... hing, it is not always as it seems.This movie was a very good movie because of the theology and the special effects. The Matrix movie also had a lot of truth to it because we are people in this world ...

(2 pages) 99 1 4.2 Oct/2003

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

Lord of the Rings.

ig screen? Believe it or not, it was made almost 30 years ago. Unfortunately, back in the '70s, the special effects required to properly illustrate the story were not available, and the movie flopped. ...

(3 pages) 143 3 4.2 Oct/2003

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

The Basics of Nightclub Safety: A brief discussion about the recent nightclub fires, focus on the February 2003 West Warwick, Rhode Island fire. Main topic: Who is responible for safety?

he backbone to any public event. If public safety were not important, then no one would show up for special events. Public safety at nightclub concerts should be the main concern of any person involve ... main concern of any person involved in working the event.There are many aspects of public safety at special events. Each portion has to receive careful attention in order for a public event to be succ ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

How planet of the apes is an anti-war film

taining. But I have learned to look past the prevalent and see the unseen. Past all the make-up and special effects theirs significance to the fact that apes have taken mans place.Man has always had a ...

(3 pages) 32 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How a modern audience would perceive the supernatural characters in the play Macbeth

ociety wouldn't be fazed by these needlessly dramatic effects. Thanks to modern technology, and the special effects of the movie industry, it would take a lot more than thunder and lightning to awe mo ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

Hitchcocks ROPE (1948) its production, distribution and exhibition, film techniques, special effects and audience.

closely examine its production, distribution and exhibition. I will also consider film techniques, special effects and audience. In examining all these factors I will also bear in mind the year and e ... closely examine its production, distribution and exhibition. I will also consider film techniques, special effects and audience. In examining all these factors I will also bear in mind the year and e ...

(16 pages) 118 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

I'm a Reel Boy - Essay about the history and evolution of special and visual effects in the motion picture industry. Covers techniques from pyrotechnics to digital composites.

l," Vincent Canby once stated (Brainy). His statement teases about the rapidly changing industry of special effects and how it is revolutionizing the way we perceive things. The sight of a train passi ... and create an illusion of reality without our knowing. George Lucas, one of the greats in film and special effects' and famed creator of Star Wars, said, "the secret to film is that it's an illusion ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.9 Feb/2004

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