Essays Tagged: "cinematic"

The "Dancing in the Dark" scene of "The Band Wagon" by Vincente Minelli.

not simply use adialogue full of admissions of love or admiration, instead he uses much moreunique cinematic tools. By employing the myth of spontaneity, numerous allusionsto marriage, a very popular ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

Flesh and the Devil - Clarence Brown, technical devices and cinematic movements of 1920s in the construction of drama.

ry of Clarence Brown's Flesh and the Devil is constructed through technical device of the 1920s and cinematic movements of this period. Mise en scene within the sequence establishes the way that the c ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

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

The Shawshank Redemption: Exemption of Equality between Those with Hope (Andy) and Those Without it (Red) through literary, dramatic, and cinematic aspects.

possibility of any life after prison. This dissimilarity is represented in literary, dramatic, and cinematic aspects of the scene. Hope changes the way people view life, how they accept it, and how t ... to see the distinct difference between Andy's hope and Red's disbelief.The producer also adds many cinematic aspects to the scene which reinforces the message sent to the viewer. For most of the scen ...

(3 pages) 135 1 4.5 Mar/2003

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

A Critical analysis of The film Platoon.

understands." (Schuer t24) Platoon is a movie which should be viewed by everyone, not only for its cinematic qualities but for its historic insight as well.Platoon is an Orion Pictures production, fi ...

(4 pages) 149 2 4.2 Apr/2003

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

Why Is Smoking Good for You? The "Pros" of Smoking.

worlds of detectives, classy dames, and the feel of a dark, stormy night? Look at one of the great cinematic classics, Casablanca. You can't go five minutes in that movie without someone lighting up. ...

(4 pages) 353 3 1.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A thematic analysis of "Citizen Kane" .

ght be the greatest movie ever made, they aren't just talking about how Orson Welles executed every cinematic, dramatic, and literary element with great artistry. If it was just that than while it wou ... oint of the movie.In order to really understand how the film uses lighting, camera angles and other cinematic effects to help tell the story, it is important to understand what some of those individua ...

(5 pages) 197 1 4.6 Jun/2003

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

Lord of the Rings.

brings the epic adventure of good versus evil, The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring to cinematic life. The story is about a heroic quest set in a time of uncertainty in the land of Middle ...

(3 pages) 143 3 4.2 Oct/2003

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

How Succesful was Hitlers Propaganda from 1933-39.

a."The Nazis understood human psychology. It was Goebbels' simple realisation that, for instance in cinematic propaganda, there was a need for the viewer to be entertained. Otherwise, there would be n ...

(15 pages) 151 1 5.0 Oct/2003

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

Write a critical essay on the development of cinematic practices between 1895 and 1940.

This essay will endeavour to look critically at the development of cinematic practices between 1895 and 1940. Un Chien Andalou (An Andalusian dog) (1928) and Birth of ... an dog) (1928) and Birth of a Nation (1915) will be examined, with consideration to their impact on cinematic practices: both technical and theoretical.The first commercial film ever was screened duri ... overt racist tones that are offensive. The controversy aside, this film is seen as a masterpiece of cinematic technical practice. Griffiths used intricate editing such as alternating close-ups (A clos ...

(4 pages) 60 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Baz luhrman film study: red curtain cinema

o + Juliet, and Moulin Rouge. Red curtain cinema is a term made up by Luhrman. It is about breaking cinematic rules and boundaries. It is a refreshingly new and unique style of movie making that gets ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

An analysis of Dziga Vertov's 1929 experimental movie; 'Man with a movie camera'. Noticing links between the movie's content and society and culture at that time.

"Man with a Movie Camera" (Dziga Vertov, 1929), is a self confessed cinematic experiment. It is a film without actors or plot, its intention is to attempt to create a " ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Write a fim review based on the movie 'two hands'

WO HANDS: LOCKED IN CHECK MATE ! ~Sam Hultier takes time out to explore and analyse Gregor Jordan's cinematic work of genius of his latest film 'Two Hands', captivating the audience deep into the marg ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Citizen Kane: Analysis of the 'Picnic Scene'

"Citizen Kane, directed, produced by and starring Orson Welles is famous for its remarkable scenes, cinematic and narrative technique, and experimental innovations. The focus of this essay is on the p ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Passion of Joan of Arc

tive motion picture.Since neither picture uses dialog as a way to tell the story they rely on other cinematic elements to translate the storyline to the audience. Music is perhaps the most common and ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Traditional Farcical Elements Found in Kevin Smith's "Clerks"

nd the characteristics of farce, I think, will bear me out.To start from the end, and with the most cinematic aspect of the film (which was shot pretty much with the "set-down-the-camera-and-walk-away ... ks of the movement of the character just cut completely and not shown on screen. The impact of this cinematic strategy is that the action of the climax is over in about thirty seconds and the denoueme ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Sean Penn: As Much Director as Actor, Even When he's Not

and directs are melancholy and highly stylized--and while it's obvious that someone with a lot more cinematic skill than Penn has supervised the editing process, his choice of this script over the doz ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Violation of Cinematic Expectations and Conventions in "Cradle Will Rock"

In the 1999 film Cradle Will Rock, writer/director Tim Robbins uses familiar cinematic conventions and popular character actors to build a specific expectation in the minds of t ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Coen Brothers' film noir

yssey and Preston Sturges, the Coen Brothers carry the homage well beyond its influences and into a cinematic statement in its own right. Ed Crane (Billy Bob Thornton) is certainly an unflappable fell ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Appropriation: Heart of Darkness- Apocalypse Now

never would have imagined that some eighty years latter, a young Francis Ford Coppola would set the cinematic world on fire. His appropriation of Conrad's text, whilst fundamentally similar, would tak ...

(8 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How accurate is the film Gladiator. How much fiction is incorporated within the facts.

just like the real gladiator battles, it is for the enjoyment of the viewers. The film added to the cinematic categories such romance and intrigue but at the same time took away from many historical a ...

(2 pages) 37 1 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies