Williams’ compositions from the movies Jaws, E.T. : The Extra-Terrestrial, Schindler 's List, as well as the Indiana Jones series, has won him multiple awards. In addition, he also worked on Star Wars and Harry Potter, two of which many teenagers kept an eye on for a long time, including myself. His contributions in the film industry are exceptional, one of them was combining classical and contemporary music for the use of background sounds (Audissino 331). Many believed that Thomas Newman would replace John Williams considering the similarities of their awards, however, his achievements still couldn’t match Williams’ for he is younger and .
Up until this point in the film, Welles and his cinematographer Gregg Toland utilize many innovative lighting techniques they brought over from the theater. For example, many times the lights were manually dimmed up and down within a scene just like on a stage. Also Welles often had characters speak while cloaked completely in silhouette to detach them from the action of a scene. The lighting within this particular scene however is very different. Unlike the dramatic stage lighting that occurs throughout the film, the moment when Kane destroys the bedroom is very broadly lit.
F. Gary Gray made his mark with "Friday" and again with "Set It Off." He showed his versatility in TLC 's "Waterfalls" video. He made history with "Straight Outta Compton." The good news for Gray is that while "Compton" has already made him the highest-grossing African American director of all time, the movie isn 't done bringing in money. His totals continue to go up by millions of dollars every week and it doesn 't look like that will end anytime soon.
A Legend Mike Lupica is an influential sports columnist who has been writing for the New York Post since 1975. He is one of the best-selling authors of books for young adults in the country and has achieved many goals writers everywhere wish to achieve. Mike Lupica was born on May 11, 1952 in Oneida, New York. At the age of twelve, his family moved to New Hampshire due to his dad’s job. While growing up, Lupica, his father, and his sister would love to play sports or go to different sporting events.
Marlon Brando Nebraska native Marlon Brando, born in April of 1924, was a film actor who is seen as the most powerful and influential even to this day. It was noted that the inspiration and drive of his rollercoaster ride of a career came from early acting coach Stella Adeller, who exposed him to new things such as music, literature, and theater. Brando’s first hit role came from the Broadway Production of I Remember Mama by John Van Druten in 1944 and his all time most credited role came form the production of A Streetcar Named Desiree by Tennessee Williams. This performance was so powerful that it had “brought people to their knees.” Brando went on to make tons of motion pictures—which all ranged greatly in genre—and ran into several obstacles,
His quick climb and prolonged fame were the result of a natural skill to handle paint and be able to manufacture pictures that obscured anything created by his forerunners in America. Copley figured out how to formulate his pictures, and also provided vividly to the British-loving clients, who desired English-style paintings but scarcely journeyed to England. He engaged in multiple layers to satisfy clients, accomplishing many styles of art with extraordinary
This film, under a minute in length, shows an automobile driving towards the camera and ‘hitting it’, then quickly cutting to a series of title cards with writing on them. Several stylistic elements are present in this film, those of which include specialised cinematography, mise-en-scene and editing. “The cinema of attractions” is a very specific genre that only really existed at the turn of the century and in the beginning of film history. Hepworth’s use of cinematography, in this case a fully static camera and a lack of separate shots, highlights the essence of the genre. It is obvious which films came about as a part of the “cinema of attractions” genre as they rely on the mere existence of technology and realistically moving pictures on a screen in order to get their point
Released in 2013, Finding Vivian Maier is an 84 minute mystery biography type of documentary, grossing more than $2.2 million in box office receipts. John Maloof and Charles Siskel acted as Co-Directors, Producers and Screenwriters. Finding Vivian Maier was nominated for an academy award for Best Documentary, Best Documentary of Portland International Film Festival, Founders prize for Best Documentary Traverse City Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize Documentary Competition and John Schlesinger award for Outstanding First Feature (Wikipedia). Vivian Maier, was born on February 1, 1926, in Bronx, NY to a French immigrant her mother and father an Austrian father. Vivian, was a gifted unconventional photographer and an eccentric nanny.
Black Mass, the Johnny Depp fronted biopic about the life of notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger, has been one of the big successes of the fall season so far. It opened strong at the box office, raking in a$31 million in its first week, and has put Depp in serious conversation for the best actor trophy at next year 's Academy Awards. The movie is clearly a bonafide success, but how different would Bulger 's story be if Matt Damon and Ben Affleck were the ones who told it? The pair have long and storied ties with the city of Boston; so it would make sense for them to try and tackle the life of one of its most infamous citizens. Rumors of a Damon-Affleck produced Bulger film have swirled around Hollywood circles for years, but so far nothing has materialized.
A passionate and unique film with equally passionate and unique actors and crew, it has been a box office hit since it’s premiere on February 1st, 1929. The first all-sound musical, “The Broadway Melody” earned a whopping $4.3 million in its worldwide release. With its astounding soundtrack, interesting camera angles, and tragic story, “The Broadway Melody” intrigued audience and quickly became popular due to its creativity and drama. The sound studio had invented sound editing and pre-recorded soundtracks, allowing the team to craft music with better sound quality and flexibility. In addition, the lead actresses, Bessie Love and Anita Page, captured the public’s attention with their stunning performances in comic and dramatic scenes.
During the Great Depression, the film industry in Hollywood was one of the only businesses flourishing. The American people were, on average, attending films once a week. While in the period known as the Golden Age of Hollywood, lasting from 1917-1963, was known for venturing out and expressing oneself (Dembeck). From around 1915 to 1963 was the time period in which this marvelous and glamorous era took place (“The Golden Age of Hollywood”). The Golden Age of Hollywood was a time of film development that brought joy to many.