The United States of America is a big, powerful and wealthy country in the world. The division of class, individuality, religion, and race are but a few of the embellishments within the society. The blend of these numerous diversities is the crucial ingredient to the modern nation. America has been formed upon them, with that said the “average American”- have a single means in common; a single concept; a single goal; the American Dream. The Dream consists of a seemingly simple theory; success.
Exposition is one of the most key features of a film, it’s meant introduce important characters and give the audience relevant details and and dutifully suppress knowledge in turn. “Citizen Kane” does not follow this Classic Hollywood style exposition, instead going above and beyond to open the film with revealing as little information as possible and confuse/intrigue
Orson Welles 1941 film, Citizen Kane, depicts the American dream through the protagonist Charles Foster Kane. In the film, Orson Welles relies heavily on his understanding of the audience by using pathos and ethos in order to convince them of his purpose for writing the film.
La La Land, directed by Damien Chazelle, has won many awards and is about the love story between Sebastian and Mia, who come together because of their common goal of making it big time in Hollywood. The scene that follows is when they are having dinner after some time apart. It portrays the theme of how change can affect relationships.
Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941) challenged traditional narrative and technical elements of classic Hollywood cinema through techniques in cinematography, mise-en-scene and lighting. The mise-en-scene build of Citizen Kane is the pivoting point of the narrative forthcoming and Welles uses every technical element encompassed in this build to span his narrative across 60 years of Charles Foster Kane, the main character 's life.
Citizen Kane is an Orson Welles American drama film released in 1941. Orson Welles worked with Herman J. Mankiewicz on the script and with Gregg Toland in cinematography. The film is about a reporter who wants to unveil the meaning behind the word, “Rosebud” Charles Foster Kane last uttered. Citizen Kane was based after Anatole France’s novel, "Thaïs.” It was nominated in nine categories in the Academy awards and won the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay). Film critics consider it to be the greatest film ever existed, resulting it to be nominated five consecutive times as the greatest film of all time in the Sight & Sound Polls.
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles is a cinematic classic, released in 1941. Citizen Kane challenged traditional narrative and technical elements of classic Hollywood cinema. Kane was narrated by several people that include their take on Kane’s life. The story unfolds by many flashbacks and is told by different perspectives over the years through different narrations. Charles Foster Kane was a millionaire, head of newspapers and died saying “rosebud”. The story focuses on telling about Kane but is about a reporter trying to seek what and why his last words meant. A reporter, Thompson was trying to seek why Kane’s last words were rosebud and what it was. The reporter interviewed people such as Mr. Jedediah Leland who was his friend until he was fired from the newspaper after transferring to Chicago to take care of that newspaper. Jedediah was fired after he was found to be face down on his typewriter writing a review of Susan and her horrific performance. Kane’s
Tim Burton’s unique style is prominent in his films; he makes relatable characters, he includes contradicting themes, and utilizes symbolism to enhances the storytelling. He uses cinematic techniques to further improve and deepen plots, as well as contrast and repeating themes that tie the plot together from start to finish. The Corpse Bride is a film by Tim Burton about a man named Victor who is put into an arranged marriage. He proposes to an undead woman by mistake while practicing for the wedding. Victor must return to the overworld before his original fiance (Victoria) marries Barkis Bittern. Edward Scissorhands, also by Tim Burton, is about a boy named Edward who was created by a scientist, but in place of human hands had scissors. He
Citizen Kane tells the story of Charles Foster Kane, a millionaire newspaper tycoon, who had recently passed away. The story unfolds in a sequence of overlapping narratives told by different narrators, all with different views of Kane. Their opinions of Kane give the audience different perspectives of the man thought to be one of the most powerful figures in America. The events recalled are told by the narrators to reporters trying to decipher Kane’s famous last words “rosebud”, but because of their advance older age they seem to be contradictory and unreliable. Their accounts are out sequence and often coincide with themselves. Kane brings together non-linear and composite storytelling from multiple points of view unlike traditional Hollywood
Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film by Orson Welles, its producer, co-author, director and star. The picture was Welles 's first feature film. Nominated for Academy Awards in nine categories, it won an Academy Award for Best Writing by Herman J. Mankiewicz and Welles. Considered by many critics, filmmakers, and fans to be the greatest film ever made, Citizen Kane was voted the greatest film of all time in five consecutive Sight & Sound polls of critics, until it was displaced by Vertigo in the 2012 poll. It topped the American Film Institute 's 100 Years ... 100 Movies list in 1998, as well as AFI 's 2007 update. Citizen Kane is particularly praised for its cinematography, music, and narrative structure, which were innovative for
I also remember the way I felt after I had finished the film. I remember thinking that the story was outstanding, the life of Charles Foster Kane was a study in ego, conquest, and loss. And I remember the sled of the younger Charles Foster Kane being thrown into the fire and destroyed. 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)
Citizen Kane is definitely a complex movie with all of the contextuality that is beyond preliminary comprehension. Mulvey’s article expressed how important it was to go back and look for hints and hidden meanings throughout the mise-en-scène of the movie. These multiple layers of narrative serve a psychologic purpose to retain the viewer in the diegetic world of the film while feeding continuously an enormous amount of information.
“As She is Walking Away” is a song written and performed by the Zac Brown Band. Throughout the course of the song, the Zac Brown Band sings about an experience that the main singer of the band, Zac Brown and his buddy had one night at a bar. For the entirety of the night, Brown’s friend was staring at a girl across the bar from him. They kept making eye contact as if they were talking all night but, no words were said. This, is because the girl who the friend was making eye contact with, was with her boyfriend. Now as Zac Brown and his buddy were leaving the bar, the friend began to feel as though he was falling in love with the girl as she was walking away.
The cinematic technique that I particularly thought brought the film to life was Bertoluccis use of flashbacks. They add
There’s also an addition to the depth on how these parts were presented. With the beginning of film with newsreel obituary clips that summarizes the life and era of Charles Foster Kane; this footage, with its impending narration, provides a map of Kane's life flight, and it keeps the screenplay detail-oriented as it skips around in time, combining together the memories of those who knew Kane. We could assume that “Rosebud” is can be a symbol for protection, hope and innocence of childhood, as what Kane viewed his child days. In which this factor will force a man to spend his life seeking to regain. It is Kane’s yearning after a suppressive restlessness life of manhood. Thompson, himself assumes that “Rosebud” maybe is something that Kane wanted to have or he