Essays Tagged: "close ups"

Pirates of the Carribean Textual Analysis

ishing shots are used too, if only to show off the films extravagant budget on its exotic location. Close ups are also used to display the characters emotions and thoughts, especially during times whe ... ing times when they learn more which allows the thick plot to unfold. However we never get any real close-ups on Johnny Depp's character, Captain Jack Sparrow, as we aren't really clear whose side he ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How the theme of conformity is explored in Peter Weir's film 'Dead Poets Society'.

dom versus conformity.The theme of conformity is introduced in the very opening scenes of the film. Close-ups of the boys chanting in unison, all identically clad in their starched uniforms at a cerem ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

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

Gattaca Analysis- FilmText

For Jerome this is his only dream to freedom. Andrew Noccol known as the director included various close ups of the rocket. This is to verify to the audience, that Vincent's only priority is to disgu ... the type of environment he is living in. Prior to this segment the director has included an extreme close up of the cross, which is located in the front mirror of the vehicle. This is also to provide ...

(3 pages) 104 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Reaction Paper to The Philadelphia Story

style was classical Hollywood style that is character orientated. The camera always seemed to have close ups as the characters talked. I noticed that the camera also would have both characters in the ... e. I did not notice that the film did any subjective camera shots. The director did seem to use the close and long shots the most often out of any type of camera shots. Almost every new sequence of sc ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A detailed analysis of the 1st scene in The Matrix - "Neo Wakes up"

onveyed by the dim lighting and the digenic sound of Neo's walkman, which also adds authenticity. A close up on Neo's face establishes him as the main subject and a panning shot reveals part of his en ... an unreal and dreamlike feeling, conveying the way that Neo himself feels in this scene. An extreme close up shot on his computer screen brings our attention to the recurring technological theme, but ...

(1 pages) 31 1 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Impact of TV (Television)

ng lessons. At soccer and basketball games, huge TV screens help fans enjoy the action by providing close-ups and replays. It also allows workers to watch over radioactive materials or dangerous machi ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Editing - Postive Reasons to Cut

merely observe the current on goings? To identify with characters, dialogue is important and use of close-ups are used with slight pauses at the end to realise the reactions displayed, whereby mere ob ... to change the conversation which leads to confusion. The editor has neatly cut from medium-shots to close-up reaction shots where we see Monica and Phoebe talking. We need to identify with their facia ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Usual Suspects Movie Review Film Studies 500 word essay

t dealt with a lot of lighting and sound effects. Most of its scenes would have sharp cuts to tight close-ups with dramatic music to accentuate the cuts. The lighting was frequently such that part of ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2005

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

We were asked to write a speech talking about the value of studying the genre of spy films in my final English exam in 2004, focusing on "The Bourne Identity".

ypical spy film hero. Not only does he have some slick, buff, droolworthy looks, caught by constant close-ups, he is also a skilled stuntsman - watch out for some on-screen action - and has a good hea ... ngles are positioned in such a way that during a particularly highly strung section, we are given a close-up shot of Jason and his fear, followed by a backtrack to where he was a moment before, with t ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jun/2005

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

The director of "Dog Town and Z boys", Stacy Peralta, shapes the viewer to accept the argument that surfing and skateboarding as a sport was a life style and a cultural movement

eboards. This illustrated innovation, technique, sensitivity.Technical codes that were used such as close ups, still shots, and slow motion all combine to present skateboarding as a beautiful sport in ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2006

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

The Legend of Zorro! This essay is a movie review done for Art2!

people and looks back at his house. The viewer is able to see the house and all the area around it. Close-ups were used for dramatic effect, especially on Zorro getting his legendary outfit on and in ...

(1 pages) 1169 0 5.0 Oct/2006

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

High Noon

western town. I use the word faced deliberately. It seems that Zimmerman has a deep love for facial close ups. What is not said in this film is more important than what is vocalized.The characters oft ... the film, during one of the greatest editing sequences I've seen in a Western, when Zimmerman shows close-ups of almost all the characters in the film. They each remain on the screen for only four bea ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Account for Twelve Angry Men's continuing popularity

and opinions. There are some opposite personalities such as Juror 3 and 8. Film techniques such as close-ups allow the audience to see the different emotions of every Juror. While Juror 3 is an angry ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Identity speech: Yolngu Boy and Clive James' unreliable memoirs

phasize the importance of cultural identity in the film. These include Lorrpu's dream consisting of close-ups through their initiation ceremony, the allusions to their guardian spirit Baru, and the re ... a. The use of song shows that Botj is at peace and has rediscovered his childhood identity. Extreme close-ups of the three painting themselves in preparation of a hunt, contrasts the scenes of their i ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Lawrence of Arabia (Movie)

er of the event.Another feature of film technique is the use of the camera. Panning, long shots, or close ups will emphasize certain elements of an object or a character. Long shots of the sun show th ... hots of the sun show the heat, power, and ruthless pain it inflicts on the travelers in the desert. Close ups of characters' faces give the audience a sense of how the characters are dealing with situ ...

(20 pages) 1618 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Schindler’s List 2

unds and color to make some much significant points of a film.I decided to emphasis the way certain close ups and facial expressions were used to show very significant emotions of the characters in th ... but, without words, you can see in his face that he doesn't find the remark humorous. Further, the close up on his expression reveals a man that has a revelation. The revelation is that he is horrifi ...

(6 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Film Reivew Of The 1998 Version Of Great Expectati

ear than it started to swim away into the shadow. Another good film technique used in the movie was close ups on different parts of the body. When Fin's benefactor was dieing they showed his hand lett ...

(2 pages) 874 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Natural Born Killers - Prison Escape Sequence

s. The camera emphasises the pressure, anger and problems facing Dwight McClusky by having numerous close-ups of him. The close-ups usually start as medium shots which quickly zoom in, the camera swee ... ping past everything else to focus on Dwight producing an ‘in-your-face’ style of effect. These close-ups help to embellish the emotions and stress this exaggerated caricature is experiencing.B ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO AND JULIET

montage, accompanied by Mozart's Requiem, follows. The montage shows a collage of images featuring close-ups of the city of Verona, with the statue of Christ the central object.The film borrows its i ... s station being set on fire and the death of one Montague. During gunfire, the camera takes extreme close-ups of the gun, labelled 'Sword', and the eyes of Tybalt and Benvolio glaring hatred and loath ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO AND JULIET

montage, accompanied by Mozart's Requiem, follows. The montage shows a collage of images featuring close-ups of the city of Verona, with the statue of Christ the central object.The film borrows its i ... s station being set on fire and the death of one Montague. During gunfire, the camera takes extreme close-ups of the gun, labelled 'Sword', and the eyes of Tybalt and Benvolio glaring hatred and loath ...

(3 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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