Essays Tagged: "thriller"

My Perception of William Shakespeare's Othello

g mix of love, sexual passionand the deadly power of jealousy, Shakespeare has created an erotic thriller based on a humanemotion that people are all familiar with. It all depends on how those ...

(10 pages) 308 2 4.4 Apr/1995

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

From Hell... l'histoire de Jack l'Eventreur

From hell... entretien avec Jack the Ripper Les frères Huges sont de retour, le nouveau thriller du moment: From hell, célèbre roman de Allan Moore et Eddie Campbell superbem ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.7 Mar/2002

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

a comparision of genre conventions and their effect on the audience in sections of "Enemy of the state" and "Dont Say a Word"

's house being burgled until just after his locker items are switched.The sections play on a common thriller convention of the protagonist being a very ordinary person, unwittingly made part of an evi ... em, imagining ourselves in their position and encouraging sympathyThe surveillance theme is another thriller convention used; it forces the protagonist to think of clever, novel ways to outwit their a ...

(4 pages) 171 2 3.5 Jan/2003

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

"The life and crimes of Harry lavender" by Marele Day.

"Witty, wryly humorous and fast-paced, "The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender" is a thriller with a twist which brilliantly evokes the sleaze below the surface of the city's glittering ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

J.B Priestley`s "An inspector calls".

over others.devices emphasising hi importanceThe play at first gives the impression of a detective thriller and later reveals itself as a morality tale, to which the inspector plays a vital role by i ... ents and more importantly sets the foundation of the play, revealing its true nature as a detective thriller. Up to this point the play has been relatively casual, after his entry it becomes more invo ...

(10 pages) 43 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Mask" by Dean Koontz.

This book, The Mask, is an excellent thriller about a young couple who want to adopt a child. They are both "overachievers," have gotten ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about macbeth by shakespeare

n be observed in many different ways. Some producers of film or theatre show it as an action-packed thriller, such as Roman Polanski's film of Macbeth. Another interpretation is to focus on the way in ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Run Lola Run and Mission Impossible 2 in terms of the theorist Propp

ce.Firstly the text "Run Lola Run"; a bricolage film that uses a mix of styles and genres including thriller and romance, tells its story in an un-conventional way through non-linear narrative. This i ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

This report is on the book "Snow" written by Caroline B. Cooney.

the author of the book, is very creative and compassionate. The author wanted to make a suspension thriller that would grasp the reader. This book is one of three books in the Loosing Christina serie ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Notes on "An Inspector Calls" for GCSE

audience's attention from the unfolding events.It seems at first to be a straightforward detective thriller. We are introduced to each member of the Birling family and their guest, Gerald Croft, then ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Review of Jurassic Park

d.He was right. I wish he had remembered that lesson when he was preparing "Jurassic Park," his new thriller set in a remote island theme park where real dinosaurs have been grown from long-dormant DN ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.8 Jun/2004

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

Micheal's Life

recorded the album Off the Wall (1979), which included a number of songs he had written. His album Thriller (1982) earned an unprecedented eight Grammy Awards and sold more than 40 million copies, ma ... le album HIStory was released. Half of the album is a compilation of the most successful songs from Thriller, Bad, and Dangerous, while the other half is a collection of original compositions. In 1996 ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is a film review of "The Interpreter" that was written form my college newspaper.

"The Interpreter" is a watchable, if not always absorbing thriller, thanks to sheer star power and top directing talent.Nicole Kidman is Silvia, an American r ... is superb. One scene that takes place on a bus should be used in master classes on how to direct a thriller. The script has some clever lines. "I'll be honest with you," Silvia says to Keller. "I don ... ension and our attachment to the characters.Parents should know that the movie is a tense and scary thriller with characters in frequent peril and several very violent situations, including shooting a ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2005

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

Bacground Information on Michael Jackson the artist

cal piece in a drama class. May be useful to someone.History: most important video from Thriller isn't the title track; it's "Billie Jean," one of the ... d "Billie Jean's" innovation, and none surpassed its artistry.The other two significant videos from Thriller -- "Thriller" and "Beat It" -- would fully flesh out Jackson's bag of tricks; these three v ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

How Roman Polanski captivated the viewer in "Rosemary's Baby."

nning to end in a supremely intelligent way. The movie, which basically follows Ira Levin's satanic thriller describes about ten months in the life of a newly married couple, Guy and Rosemary. Polansk ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Aug/2005

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

Oliver Parker's "Othello" - In depth analysis

s him sexuality", which supports this point.Parker's view of Othello can be classified as a "sexual thriller". Parker's production of "Othello" was purposed to attract new audiences to watch Shakespea ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"An Inspector Calls": How does Priestly introduce the theme of responsibility to the audience in Act 1 of An Inspector calls?

eningThe style of Prestlies play seems at a first glance to be that of a straightforward, detective thriller, but as the inspector arrives with announcement of Eva smith’s death, and the involvem ...

(7 pages) 6843 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Interpreter" Analysis

wasn’t expecting much of it but in fact, it is a well made film, a blend of genres: intrigue, thriller, romance, drama, redemption, and that was a surprise to me. Especially because of the revie ... u by now. But the plot is not the important point. Sure, there are many components to the political thriller genre, and the international, third-world intrigue thing as well. Again, the political mess ...

(3 pages) 1750 0 0.0 Apr/2007

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

The Fugative

The Fugitive: Circumstantial Evidence vs. Hard Evidence In an action-packed thriller that keeps everyone intensely on the edge of their seat, Dr. Richard Kimble's wife is murde ...

(3 pages) 482 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Level Media Production Log Example/guide

will be given a substantial amount of time to prepare, shoot and edit the opening sequence of a new thriller film, including titles. (2-4 minutes) Aims: The aims of a thriller are to excite an audienc ... is is primarily achieved by creating extremely high levels of anticipation and tension.Conventions: Thrillers are created almost always by placing an average person or group of people into a strange s ...

(7 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2002

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