Pulp Fiction: A Postmodernist film Pulp Fiction is an American comedy crime film written and directed by critically acclaimed director Quentin Tarantino. The film came out in 1994 following the success of Reservoir Dogs by the same director. Pulp Fiction was widely praised for its unique narrative structure. The film consists of 7 major narrative sequences. There are multiple instances where the movie jumps backwards and forwards in timeline.
Whats better the original or the copy? Todays topic will be the classic cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. I will be directing both the original film and the adaptation and choosing which is best in my opinion. The films have many differences. Such as costumes, actors, and delivery.
SYNOPSIS The Ladykillers is a 2004 American black comedy thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The Coens ' screenplay was based on the 1955 British Ealing comedy film of the same name written by William Rose. The remake was produced by the Coens, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson. It stars Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J. K. Simmons, Tzi Ma and Ryan Hurst. It is the first time the Coens have worked with Tom Hanks as well as the film being their first remake.
Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho redirected the entire horror genre, and in doing so dismantled the prudent 1950’s societal barriers of cinema. Although unseen for its potential by the large studios of the time, Psycho became one of the crowning achievements of film history. While based partially on a true story of murder and psychosis from Wisconsin, the widespread viewing of this tale made way for a new era of film and ushered in a new audience of movie goers. The use of violence, sexual explicitness, dramatic twists, sound, and cinematography throughout this film gave Hitchcock his reputable name and title as master of suspense. In 2018, reviews of films often are headlined with “the book was better.” But, in 1960 there was no such thing
Different Perspectives: Same Story Imagine watching a film adaptation of a movie, then ask yourself, did you ever read the short story version? Sometimes they could be constructive due to the different perspectives of the author and the director. Like Edgar Allan Poe, the enigmatic author of the 1800s published “The Pit and the Pendulum” in 1842 to illustrate the darkness of death. In this short story the narrator who is sentenced to death finds himself striving for an escape. While the director, Roger Corman, released his film adaptation of the short story in 1961, over a century later, to express its similarity to Poe’s original work.
Postmodernism is a self-reflexive vehicle of modernism that explores ideologies around concepts of popular culture, high and low art, and the state of the world after the modernist movement. In this essay I will explain how postmodernism, through review and re-conceptualizing, is able to celebrate modernist ideology by using the platform modernism has set up for postmodern techniques to create meaning in narrative. I will be discussing this address through the Shane Black film, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (USA, 2005). Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (USA, 2005), is a hybrid crime-comedy film that uses the film noir detective narrative style in a postmodern mode. The film reflects a number of stylistic elements portrayed in the James Bond franchise, with a fusion
Lasalle College of the Arts Puttnam School of Film and Animation Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window The analysis of its narrative and the style of narration Chang Chui Fong Shermaine Student No: 18846 Class: BAFLN1B B-FL106: Critical Film Studies – Narrative in Film Mardhiah Osman 14 April 2017 Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window The analysis of its narrative and the style of narration. This essay will investigate and discuss the narrative in Rear Window (1954), and how Hitchcock builds his narration through style. The film follows a classical Hollywood narrative – the focus on a single protagonist – L. B. Jeffries, the double causal structure, and the continuous, linear timeline, all which would be expanded and explained further
The film that will be analysed is ‘The Dark Knight’ which is a drama/ crime film directed by Christopher Nolan, which was released on the 16th of July 2008. The director is trying to convey good vs evil through Lighting, sound, props, costumes, setting, camera angles and camera shots. The main characters in ‘The Dark Knight’ are Batman/ Bruce Wayne (Christen Bale), Harvey Dent/ Two-face (Aaron Eckhart), Joker (Heath Ledger), Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman). The scenes which will be investigated are Wayne’s party, the SWAT car chase and Jokers interrogation. At Wayne’s party they were fundraising for Harvey Dent when the Joker crashes the party, this scene is set in Wayne’s penthouse which includes Harvey Dent, Rachel, Joker and Batman.
Outsourced is made a movie in 2006, a romantic comedy film. The movie was written by George Wing and John Jeffcoat. It was directed by John Jeffcoat. The movie tells about the changing life of an American man Todd Anderson after he traveled to India. We can see that the importance of slangs in communication in the movie.
The Shawshank Redemption came out in 1994 with the cast that includes Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. The Director and Screenwriter is Frank Darabont and the author inspiration was from Steven King. Awards given Morgan Freeman Best Actor and Frank Darabont who received the Best Adapted Screenplay award, the Studio Crystal Heart Award, and Best Foreign Language Film, and Feature Film Category, Literary Award Screenplay, USC Scripter Award Stephen King (author) Frank Darabont (screenwriter). The Shawshank Redemption has many great scenes that make it great but when Andy Dufresne escapes is when most of the movie elements and emotions come into play. Interpretation This scene represents the rule of thirds by having the cell shadows are on the
The flashback to his childhood and him playing in the snow drove home the loss of innocence and freedom experienced only as a child. And I remember thinking that the movie, while really well done, was a bit over rated. (“Citizen Kane”, RKO, 1941) That thought was, however, due to my ignorance. Watching a story out of sequence was nothing new to me, after all, I had already seen “Pulp Fiction” (Miramax, 1994). The chronology of a story being turned on its head had been done more than once.
Marcus Dunstan will write Dimension’s Halloween Returns. New line intentions of rebooting Nightmare on Elm Street promised to make the classic films have a comeback in the movie scene. In 1984, the Nightmare On Elm Street originally launched its franchised which was created by Wes Craven and starred Robert Englund as the killer who hunted down teenaged-prey in their dreams. The killer is known as Freddy Kreuger who wears red-green sweater, fedora and a
Harris describes the act of rewriting as not just simply copying the original piece, but it means to contribute new ideas, to create something unique based on other 's past work. A myriad of works of literature and media use the rewriting moves Joseph Harris speaks about in his book Rewriting: How to Do Things with Texts without being aware of it. Back in October 2009, Justin Roiland had schemed to “troll” a big studio in order to get cease and desist letters with the video originally intended to be named “Back to the Future: The New Official Universal Studios Cartoon Featuring the New Doc Brown and Marty McFly” (Roiland). Justin Roiland explains how The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti came to be, “I began editing the radio play and