Essays Tagged: "filmmaker"


berg and Ramgopal varma the best. Their films inspired me very much, and then I decided to become a filmmaker. I had known about film making through watching interviews of the directors, by reading bo ...

(2 pages) 80 2 4.1 Apr/2002

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

The lost Honor of Katharina Blum

constructed as a political murder. This is a political film which criticizes their own system. The filmmakers wanted to question the way in which Wesrt Germany wanted to erase the nazi history so qui ... onor of katharina Blum marks the beginig of Margarether Van Trotta's self realization as a feminist filmmaker. I do agree that this film is a feminist text due to the fact that Katharina Blum tried to ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

Raise the Red Lantern Reviews the role of the male characters in the chinese film raise the red lanter

as much about the master liking them as they did holding power over the other sisters. I think the filmmaker portrayed this very well, especially the fact that the master's face was only shown a hand ... isters really seem to care about the master and try to interact with him as little as possible. The filmmaker could just have easily not shown the master at all and I think the work would still have t ...

(4 pages) 84 1 3.7 Dec/2002

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

"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" - a film which symbolizes the Western genre while it expands its rules and traditions.

re of Westerns, tenderly called "Spaghetti Westerns" - mostly because of the Italian origins of the filmmaker and the fact that his movies were shot in Europe instead of Hollywood. Despite the charact ...

(5 pages) 249 4 4.7 Dec/2002

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

Biography of Stephen Spielberg

ie industry.There is no doubt that Steven Spielberg is the most successful, brilliant and important filmmaker in history. That statement immediately begs a host of questions. At a conservative estimat ...

(9 pages) 110 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Tim Robbins' Bob Roberts is a mockumentary that exemplifies the way which direct cinema is used to parallel journalism.

style of documentary filmmaking which came about as a response to cinema verite, a style which the filmmaker's presence is known. Direct cinema seeks to portray reality as it is, therefore uses long- ... rs, re-enactments and re-creations. Direct cinema is often called observational cinema, because the filmmaker does not impose upon film subjects or audiences, but merely records filmed reality in an o ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

John Woo's Road to Fame

John Woo's Road to Fame"I'm not a master; I'm just a hard-working filmmaker. I would like everyone to see me as a friend rather than a master."--John WooWe see him as ... er than a master."--John WooWe see him as a master, but he only thinks of himself as a hard-working filmmaker. We see him as an inspiration to all action movies while he thinks of himself as a simple ... think they influenced me the most. Also a lot of Fred Astaire...I loved movies and I wanted to be a filmmaker some day."--John WooAs time went on, he finally caught his first break in 1969 when Cathay ...

(15 pages) 96 0 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

A brief biography of Federico Garcia Lorca as well as a brief analysis of his poem "The Moon Rising"

iversity of Madrid. Some of the people he that he became familiar with were: painter Salvador Dali, filmmaker Luis Bunuel, and poet Rafael Alberti.During 1929 and 1930, he traveled to the United State ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How does Hitchcock use cinematography to manipulate the emotions of his audience?

iance in film-making was envied as well as loved and his influence continues to be felt over many a filmmaker. He used intelligent plots and captivating and memorable scenes to enable his movies, stil ... ences can swallow huge amounts of gore and ghastliness before even a flinch is spotted. At present, filmmakers must break down a great barricade of fearlessness to jolt present day spectators, contras ...

(12 pages) 148 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Andy Warhol.

Andy Warhol, the American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and filmmaker was born in Pittsburgh on August 6, 1928, shortly afterwards settling in New York. The mid ...

(8 pages) 78 1 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Use of Editing in "Bowling for Columbine"

Editing is the act of assembling components of a piece by cutting and splicing. As a filmmaker, and especially when making a documentary, the use of editing is very important in putting ... the case of a documentary, editing can be used to further push a thesis and prove a point which the filmmaker is trying to put across. The possibilities are endless; dialogues can be shortened, scenes ... Heston the way Moore wants you to. Hopefully now you understand that the power editing gives to the filmmaker is of great magnitude. How else could Moore turn Heston into a merciless monster without a ...

(5 pages) 156 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

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

e attributed to the similarities in both tone and content that 21 Grams has to Penn's own work as a filmmaker.It's a wonder that no critic ever made the connection between this film and The Crossing G ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

A film review/anaylis of the 2004 movie, "Kill Bill, Vol. 2"

has held that post for all of Tarantino's movies, couldn't/wouldn't/didn't convince the ego-centric filmmaker that eliminating about 30 minutes of filler from Kill Bill Volume 2 would have made it a l ...

(4 pages) 60 1 3.3 May/2004

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

Compare and contrast three films by give your own definition to film terms such as distortion,montage and expressionisitic.

has always been open to interpretations of how they were created and to define its cinematic style. Filmmakers have their own way of making a film and creating their own piece of artwork by using spec ... ilm and creating their own piece of artwork by using specific editing sequences.Montage is when the filmmaker's production consists of a quick sequence of images in a motion picture to exemplify an as ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 May/2004

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

On Politics and Identity in Latin American Cinema In regards to the films of Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and Cuba

Argentina), Memories of Underdevelopment (Cuba), and The Green Wall (Peru) are characterized by the filmmaker's approach to dealing with the politics and the division between the 'civilized' and 'unde ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2005

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

An analysis of The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger.

fe, change has always led to misery. Watching his brother turn from a children's book writer into a filmmaker; changing school; and losing his younger brother to leukemia all affected him. The most ha ...

(4 pages) 33 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Film Adaptation of Antigone by Sophocles

he film adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone portrays the text substantially well in several ways. The filmmaker's interpretation encourages the audience to be discerning as their perception of the Greek ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

2 Minute oral address - outstanding moments or achievements in personal life

There is no doubt that Leni Riefenstahl was a very innovative and creative filmmaker who brought worldwide recognition to the German Film Industry. She has achieved this throu ... tive, Riefenstahl can be seen as a woman pioneer. Some feminist historians point out that many male filmmakers and actors of the Nazi period have not suffered for their role in Hitler's Germany as Rie ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Oscar Micheaux

Oscar Micheaux was born in 1884 and died in 1951. He was a successful filmmaker and a novelist. He organized a film corporation in 1918, where he made more than 35 films. ... y. Even with the controversy he caused Oscar Micheaux is considered to be the one of the best black filmmaker and authors. Oscar Micheaux wrote, produced and directed 44 full length films between 1919 ... honored Oscar Micheaux, Fellini and Akira Kurosawa with its Golden Jubilee Special Award. The Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame honors artists every year at the Oscar Micheaux Award Ceremony. In Gregory, ...

(2 pages) 8 1 1.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Living Atop Imperfection : A Philosophical Reflection on the Absurdity of Life

t intend to like it but, the first time I took a crack at video production; I knew I wanted to be a filmmaker. I have always been fascinated by many things, but my enthrallment for filmmaking is the m ... udio production and post production. Every night, I think about it. I believe that I can make it. A filmmaker is what I will be because with it, dreaming never stops. Its end product is a go signal to ...

(2 pages) 504 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing