Going further in time, in 1971 we find the Stanley Kubrick 's X-rated and best-picture Oscar nominee: A Clockwork Orange. It is undeniable the extreme violence of the film (which is the main topic of it). Also, something that caused a big uproar was that the audience were able to see a graphic rape. Its deeply disturbing images and message made it a célèbre cause around the world. Kubrick eventually withdraw the film from distribution in the United Kingdom due to copycat crimes.
This censorship controlled what the American public read, watched, and heard, which in turn limited the information available to the public. Ray Bradbury, an author of this era, wrote one of his most famous books, Fahrenheit 451, inspired by the new technology and government corruption in the 1950s. Through Bradbury’s use of effective character development and symbolism, he is able to illustrate the problems of government censorship and technology in his futuristic dystopia in his novel Fahrenheit 451. Fahrenheit 451 is separated into three different parts that represent the changes Guy Montag, a fireman whose job is to burn books banned by the government, undergoes. Each part contains a new character that sparks this transformation the reader sees in Montag.
It was the first to introduce extreme and graphic violence into the culture of film, one element that still predominates in American cinema today. Previously in films, severity of injury was usually implied through moans or other acting techniques. However, director Arthur Penn injected a new way of depicting the actions of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow by using of "special effects" to show the severity of the injuries. One of the most notable scenes in cinematographic history for graphic violence occurs when Bonnie and Clyde are gunned down in dramatic fashion at the end of the movie. The couple was ambushed and was shot many times.
Marta's homosexuality, real or perceived, is not the actual reason for the protestation, merely the hair that breaks the camel. The real issue is that they find it difficult to accept that one of their own, a woman, is supervising them. And though women have continued onwards and upwards, occupying the higher echelons, the mindset is still me against the world, with extremely few women readily mentoring other women. “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006), directed by David Frankel and based on Lauren Weisberger's novel by the same name, stars Meryl Streep as the editor of a prestigious fashion magazine who gives her freshly minted assistant (Anne Hathaway) hell and puts her through the wringer with her unreasonable demands. It is also when Hathaway realizes that she is becoming more and more like her boss does she decide to turn away from the runway life, disgusted with her own
Psycho is a film with interesting and exciting plot, outstanding visual effects and, especially, with great soundtrack. The film effectively shows how through combination of such elements as visual techniques with sound effects and the use of characters could be achieved the idea of murder and schizophrenia. Psycho is based on the book written by Robert Block, and that book in turn is based on a true story. This story is about horrible mass murder committed by a serial killer Ed Gein. This man was a middle-aged farmer who had suffered a traumatic childhood.
In addition, another example in Persepolis is the way women were treated and disrespected. This is shown multiple times throughout the story, such as, the incident where two men bombarded Marjane’s mother and told her that women like her should be raped against a wall and thrown in the garbage (Satrapi 74). Later on, the family watches on the television, the corrupt idea behind the women 's strict dress codes. The words, “Women’s hair emanates rays that excite men. That’s why women should cover their hair” (Satrapi 74).
Parlor Scene Shot-by-Shot Analysis Throughout the film industry, Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho has revolutionized the horror genre with his ways of merging the obvious with the mysterious. Alfred Hitchcock, ‘Master of Suspense,’ is known for his filming techniques which made his film stand out compared to other horror films during his period. Hitchcock used these techniques throughout the film Psycho to allow the viewers to get an insight of what is happening in the film. One of the most important scenes, where Hitchcock used several of techniques to reveal the film, is the parlor scene. The shot-by-shot analysis of the parlor scene is characterized by dialogue, lighting, symbols, and the four-quadrant rule.
This references Tom’s thirst for adventure, to escape from his own dull life, filled with Amanda’s constant nagging and commanding. Even though Tom clearly cares for his family, he is sometimes cruel to them. Tom says: “You ugly-babbling old-witch” (Pg. 24) to his own mother a witch when she points out that he goes to the movies too often. This indicates Tom’s control over himself once Amanda nags at him, which shows he is a ticking time bomb.
The movie of “Psycho” is a horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This movie released on 8 September 1960 in USA. Director Alfred Hitchcock, which is "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres and he has produce 59 movies in his life, more than 300 series drama. In his films, he likes to focus in stress, anxiety, voyeurism, fear of the dark side of human nature, with elaborate plot and excellent actors acting occupy psychology of audience. His film is different from the modern horror films, now a day horror film will directly show the bleeding scene, but Hitchcock horror films are using exist between human.