His movies are mostly great hits for the dramatic scenes, thrilling nature, and the great quality. Also, he has inspired lots of people to become directors themselves, or to go into the theatre business. For example, the two directors James Cameron (who has made films The Terminator, The Abyss, Aliens, Titanic, and Avatar) and Neil Blomkamp, who is a more recent director who directed District 9 and Elysium. He opens people 's eyes to their true passion. Although he inspires directors, he also motivates random people
Despite of these paradoxes, its surface is as much interesting and entertaining as any movie ever made. The depths in the story go beyond comprehension. The more clearly the physical manifestation of the film presented, the more the audience moved by its mystery. We can say that it is one of the legacies of cinema that in 1941 a first-time director worked with an innovative cinematographer, Gregg Toland in this case, and a group of New York stage and radio actors were given a chance to make a masterpiece—Citizen Kane is beyond greatness of any movie could be; it is a collection of all the element from the rise of sound era, just how “Birth of a Nation” assembled every elements at the peak of the silent era, and pointed the way beyond narrative. These innovations stand above all the
But Scottie is not only a detective he is one that falls in love with the female he is hired to investigate. Once again, classic noir, we see this in Laura by Otto Preminger where a detective hired to investigate a girl falls in love with her. Sound familiar? Another trope with the main character is they are often emasculated. In Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang we see that the feminized artist, Christopher Cross, is emasculated much like Scottie is in Vertigo when he is at a high place.
From Pee Wee’s Big Adventure to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, from Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland, director Tim Burton has been captivating audiences with his unique style for over 30 years. One can agree that Burton has a rare and uncommon gift in the directing world, which allows him to twist the audience emotions, and create feelings that wouldn’t normally be there. In many of his films, Tim Burton uses framing and angles, music and sound, and lighting to control the mood of the scene. To begin, director Tim Burton manipulates lighting to create a feeling of fear and suspense in the audience. One way that Burton does this is when he uses low key lighting, mixed with side lighting, in Corpse Bride.
Alfred Hitchcock is well-known producer and creator of more than fifty films. His techniques of film editing creates unique reaction and tension within audience during all his movies. These unique techniques can be viewed in one of the famous and classical thriller film “Psycho”. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” could be one of the iconic films of modern cinematograph. Psycho is a film with interesting and exciting plot, outstanding visual effects and, especially, with great soundtrack.
Citizen Kane is one of the most famous movies of all time. It was made in 1941 starring Orson Wells himself as the titular character. The film was also directed, co-written and produced by Wells who was 26 year old at the time. In this essay we are going to look at the movie itself offering a brief summary and a depiction of its themes, how the American culture of the time influenced the movie and its plot and we’ll finally examine what things make this movie particularly revolutionary for its time period. The plot of Citizen Kane goes thusly.
Before Citizen Kane came along film making in Hollywood had become predictable, nearly all movies followed the same structure regarding lighting, camera angles and the set. Orson Welles came onto the scene and began to change the way directors would make use of filming techniques for many years to come with the help if Greg Tolland. Citizen Kane is renowned for its amazing cinematography and one of the techniques it is well-known for is ‘deep-focus’. Deep-focus is defined as ‘a camera technique that affords great depth of field, keeping both close and distant planes in focus at the same time’ (American Heritage@Dictionary of the english language, 2011) . Welles uses deep-focus throughout the film and a good example of this is the shot of Kane’s mother signing her son over to Thatcher (David Bordwell, 1979, p. 334).
Additionally, we feel the incredulity of Leonard when he tell stories of Sammy and wants to find the truth of the murderer who killed and raped his wife. A composer use piano, keyboard, violin and bass to makes sad sound, playing when Natalie and Leonard said about losing their beloved. But in the film doesn’t often use sound because they use silence and the actor to build feeling. The director uses the first person aspect to direct this film because it shows the situation Leonard facing. The director uses the clever technique to use color to distinguish the different scenes easily.
John Woo has been setting the standards for the action genre for almost fifty years, additionally introducing to the world scene current world-class stars as Chow Yun Fat and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. His usual motifs, including stylized, smooth characters and the presence of pigeons, and his distinct action style with the frequent use of slow motion, the chaotic fighting, and even the use of two guns at the same time have influenced the majority of the filmmakers of the genre including Hollywood ones. Here is a list with his ten best films. 10. Just Heroes (1989) This particular film was shot in order to aid director Chang Cheh who was broke and John Woo directed part of it, with Wu Ma being responsible for the rest.
The Hunger Games has a lot of special effects because it is a sci-fi film. The biggest and most precise effect is when Katniss is shooting the arrow into the apple of the pig’s mouth during her tryout. However, critics like David Edelstein seemed to think that “the film is all shaky close-ups, so you rarely have a chance to take in the space, and the editing is so fast.” Other critics like Roger Ebert state that “’The Hunger Games’ is an effective entertainment, and Jennifer Lawrence is strong and convincing in the central role.” Surprisingly, The Proposal had a total of 350 shots with special effects. According to Mark Feeney, “The only shot attentive viewers might suspect was computer-generated - and they'd be right - is of an eagle snatching up a
Well-respected, director Tim Burton has always been credited for the uniqueness of his many films. He has directed, produced, and written many classic films in his life, and there is no doubt he will make any more. Often influenced by Edgar Allen Poe, Dr. Seuss, and Vincent Price, Burton’s films are regularly remakes of well-known tales, reimagined as twisted with dark spins. His films Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Edward Scissorhands all demonstrate how one of a kind his screenplays are. Though Burton uses many meaningful cinematic techniques across these films, his use of lighting stands out.
He was obviously looking for a more creative outlet for his creative designs than trademarks, corporate logos, letterheads, TV commercials and packaging for which he was in constant demand. The answer proved to be film-making: imaginative documentaries, a single feature film, and pre-eminently title sequences for other directors ' work on which he sometimes received the credit of "visual consultant". His second wife, Elaine was seven years younger than him and a New Yorker who sang in an Andrews Sisters-style group with her older sisters and eventually relocated to Hollywood. She met Bass around 1956, and married him in 1961 and worked with him until his death in 1996. They eventually had a daughter named Jennifer Bass, who became a graphic designer later in her life.
As the years go by, horror movies are becoming an addictive habit, especially those of the extraordinary Stephen King. Who can forget his first novel Carrie 1974, which for the younger generations there is a remake film of this classic in 2013. “Why We Crave Horror Movies,” was published by Playboy in 1982, in which Stephen King explains why he thinks people are attracted to blood and devil movies. In this essay, King uses an entertaining tone which helps him transmit his view. He also add various techniques of persuasion, and examples to give credibility and reinforcement to his opinion in an instructed and persuasive manner.
English movies are very well written and crafted and there are over a hundred movies one must watch before he or she dies. This is because those movies teach us a lot of good stuff which we might not learn elsewhere. Movies help us relax and also learn things about life. They give us hope and we learn that there is light at the end of the tunnel. The best movies of all time span across different interesting genres which include action, drama, war, comedy, biography, sci-fi, romance, etc.