This essay is about La Amistad movie that we saw in class. The movie had many characters and was speak in many languages that are the following: English, Mende, and Spanish. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg which is a famous director by directing movies like the ones of Jurassic park and jaws. The main actors who appeared in this movie are Morgan freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Dijimon Hounsou, and Matthew McConaughey. The music that was in this movie was by John Williams.
He tailed it up in 2008 with his first film, the astounding, In Bruges, an insightful cross between Hemingway's The Killers and Beckett's Waiting for Godot in which Gleeson and Colin Farrell play Irish bounty hunters holding up for their psychopathic British boss to steer their next undertaking. Mcdonagh now in the States, where his favorite, Colin Farrell, is Marty, an early alcoholic Irish essayist managing a Hollywood film, and the amount of psychopaths included has exponentially ascended to seven. At the opening of the startling and interesting Seven Psychopaths the camera slants above Los Angeles, taking in the prominent sign that has approached over the city since 1923, the Hollywood. After a short time we comprehend that this film
What are movie genres? Movie genre is a term used to categorize the many different types of movies that we have in abundance. Movie Genres comes in many different categories such as Action, Thriller, Horror and many more where each is used to categorize a movie based on their narrative element properties. In this essay, I will be contrasting the differences between an adventure genre film and a disaster genre film. I had chosen two movies to research on with the first being, “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” as my pick for the adventure genre film and “San Andreas” as my film of choice for my disaster genre.
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.
"Manhunt", which is a remake of the Japanese action classic from 1976 of the same name directed by Jun 'ya Satô and at the same time is the adaptation of the novel written by Jukô Nishimura, is the new film directed by the acclaimed action master John Woo, and stars Zhang Hanyu, Masaharu Fukuyama, Jun Kunimura, Tao Okamoto, Ha ji-won, Qi Wei and Angeles Woo among others. "Manhunt" is the maestro 's return to his definitive style: the gun-fu, the heroic bloodshed. The master hasn 't directed a film of this style since "Mission Impossible 2", and if you exclude that cool Hollywood mess, it is since "Hard Boiled" that he hasn´t made a Hong Kong action film. Fans of the director and of Hong Kong action cinema have been waiting years for this moment to come, and it 's finally here. It is impossible not to have expectations with a new film directed by John Woo, especially when it is known that he returns to the origins that catapulted him to fame and popularity: Guns, explosions, frenetic action, slow motion, doves, motorbike-riding assassins and friendship.
Vertigo was also notably parodied in Mel Brooks’ comedy, High Anxiety in 1977. More recently, it has been noted that Vertigo had partly inspired the hit drama series, Mad Men. The show’s creator, Matthew Weiner, stated in regard to Mad Men, “This is exactly what we are trying to do. Vertigo feels like you are watching someone else’s
The sharpness of its set, and the seriousness of its story, regardless of the highly imaginative premise of its plot, together with a strong reference to Expressionist painting, sprang a unique graphic narrative never seen before back then. A story of a somnambulist whose sleep is controlled by an insane mystic in order to commit murders in a small German town rose to iconic status in the history of cinema. To this day, Wiene’s artistic innovation with Caligari and other films such as the Crime and Punishment adaptation Raskolnikow (1923) and the creative horror The Hands of Orlac (orig. Orlacs Hände, 1924) contributed to his name’s reverberation through the decades of cinema
Good Night and Good Luck’ is a historical film based on the work of Edward Murrow and the television crew of ‘See It Now’, a programme broadcasted by CBS in the 1950s. Murrow and the crew are determined to confront the anti-communist command of the Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy. Throughout the film, the CBS team work in an effort to dismantle the views of McCarthy and prevent the spread of McCarthyism in the U.S. The film was written by George Clooney and Grant Heslov and was released in the U.S in October 2005. Clooney also directed the film, which is fitting to the subject matter of the film, given his background.
4. The Sixth Sense (1999) The ending part of this film showed the same plot twist as the one we saw in Angel Heart which was dated back in 1987 and other movies to where the truth is being exposed to the central character which gives a point of view in his head. Dr. Malcolm Crowe who was portrayed by Bruce Willis was exposed to be one of the people who were dead already that Cole sees. Cole was played by Haley Joel Osment. Although the ending was dry and cut, it was still shocking and gave satisfaction to the viewers as a film that belonged to mystery-thriller genre.