The 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a wonderful example of the cumulation of the various topics that have been discussed throughout class thus-far creating an interesting science fiction story though the manipulation of cinematic forms. From the very basic ideas of creating a world for the film to take place in to more complex motifs that reoccur throughout the film, these elements build upon themselves creating a central theme of mystic, human curiosity, and wonder about the unknown. From the opening of the film, we are told that the film takes place in “present day”, although this may have served some meaning when the film was released in 1977, watching 40 year later we should take this into account; but how did we conclude …show more content…
Toys and clothing is not the only thing the mise-en-scene used, in the various scenes with Roy’s night job both his classic Ford F150 truck and police cars help transport the viewer back to the times where these cars were numerous along the streets. A subtler use of creating the setting for the film was the …show more content…
All these combinations together help the viewer understand the film and aim to guild them to a theme that hopefully will lead them to ask questions such as: ‘do aliens exist not only in the film but also in our universe?” and possibly lead to bigger questions concerning our very own existence and being as
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There is a new documentary titled “Three Identical Strangers” which tells the story of three identical triplets who were separated at birth and raised by different families. It was shown at the recent Sundance Film Festival. The three, born in 1961, were part of a controversial psychology experiment to answer the nature versus nurture debate on raising children. Robert Shafran, David Kellmann, and Eddy Gallan were monitored for the study by the Manhattan Child Development Center. It is headed by Dr. Peter Neubauer, a psychoanalyst.
This style is utilized across the film to show the difference thematic during all acts of the film. In the journal article Music, Structure and Metaphor in Stanley Kubrick 's 2001: A Space Odyssey shows director’s soundtrack are mainly consisted on several relationships between the music used on the film and the narrative of the story as well as the constructive thoughts of the symbolism around the thematic of the film which lead the creation of a unique, continuity language with a central philosophical idea that constantly evolves through the course of the film (Patterson 447). The next two final scenes are represented as the rapid development of the tribe in compare with another similar group the habitat. The first scene shows the tribe doing their regular activities, but in this case in a different way if compare with the first exposition of the same tribe for the first time at the beginning of the first
The film 13th directed by Ava DuVernay targets an intended audience of the Media and the three branches of the United States government with an emphasis that mass incarceration is an extension of slavery. It is intended to inform viewers about the criminalization of African Americans and the United States prison boom. 13th uses rhetorical devices in its claim to persuade the viewers by using exemplum in the opening seconds of the film. President Barack Obama presents statistics, saying “the United States is home to 5% of the world’s population but is home to 25% of the world’s prisoners.” Also the film uses a hyperbole in talking about the movie Birth of a Nation produced in 1915 which portrays a black man as a violent savage who will kill white women.
A Raisin in the Sun PBA Unit 2 Cinematography and filmmaking are art forms completely open to interpretation in many ways such lighting, the camera as angles, tone, expressions, etc. By using cinematic techniques a filmmaker can make a film communicate to the viewer on different levels including emotional and social. Play writes include some stage direction and instruction regarding the visual aspect of the story. In this sense, the filmmaker has the strong basis for adapting a play to the big screen. “A Raisin in the Sun” is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959.
“Avatar,” a rich, suspenseful, marvellous three hour film encompasses an enticing story comprised of many key concepts from within our textbook. Through this film analysis of the film “Avatar,” one can inform themselves about the many key concepts within our textbook and how they correlate with the film; these key concepts discussed within this film analysis and demonstrated throughout the film include: self-disclosure, managing emotions, cultural differences in relationships, family rituals, and interpersonal conflict. Through this film, it was revealed that one can create an interpersonal relationship by following the key concepts of communication found within our textbook, regardless of vast cultural differences. After the homicide of his brother, Jake Sully, a paraplegic war veteran and ex-Marine was appointed the position of fulfilling his brother’s pivotal role in
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb it a film from 1964 that satirizes the Cold War and nuclear war. The perfect mix of comedy and seriousness that never loses focus or becoming boring. Being able to hold a person’s attention can be hard for movies to do, but Dr. Strangelove has the ability to do that with its brilliant directing and acting throughout it. United States Air Force General Jack Ripper who commands an air force base, which controls a certain group of planes, all which hold B-52 bombs. The planes are stationed a few hours from the Soviet Union borders.
In Sunset Boulevard (Wilder 1950), the space of mise-en-scene is used to ‘guide the audience 's attention across the screen, shaping the sense of the space that is represented and emphasising certain parts of it ' (Bordwell 2001, p.176). For instance, when Joe Gillis is escaping the repo men at the beginning of the clip, the main focus is the speeding cars coming from the background to the foreground of the shot. Another notable scene is when Norma Desmond 's character lifts the rug and the chimpanzee 's arm flings out and swings back and forth, it instantly captures the audience 's attention. This is done because ‘moving items draw the audience 's attention more quickly than a static item does ' (Bordwell 2001, p.176). This method of presenting action corresponds with the structure of classical Hollywood as it was ‘designed for on-screen events to
Parkinson's Disease: The epidemic of children who fell asleep Awakenings, a film directed by Penny Marshall and released in 1990, follows the story of Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) as he interacts with catatonic patients infected by an epidemic of viral encephalitis earlier in life. Sayer begins his career at this hospital, where he integrates his passion for neurological research into an investigative approach to the treatment of his patients. However, he is met by initial resistance and apathy from his colleagues, who view the patients as essentially hopeless.
Crashing waves on a beach with a magnificent sunset in the background, a picture perfect scene for a summer romance. The magic mood is quickly turned gloomy by the sweet Australian accent of Sandy Olsson exchanging her goodbyes with her summer love, Danny Zuko. The opening scene of Grease may seem [depressing] but it sets up for one of the most interesting love stories put to film. Grease is a movie with great musical numbers accompanied with wonderfully executed dance routines and an unforgettable plot. Although there are questionable incidents throughout, it will always be classic.
Mickey Ngobeni Research Question: Is the movie ‘Gravity’, according to Newton’s laws and physics in general, accurate? Introduction: ‘Gravity’ is a sci-fi, techno-thriller movie that has its plot’s setting based in space. Astronauts (main characters: Sandra Bullock as ‘Dr. Ryan Stone’ and George Clooney as ‘Matt Kolwaski’) are sent into space, yet encounter a series of events, most of which is susceptible to occur in outer space (Foogray, 2015). Questions have risen as to how accurate the movie is according to physics and Newton’s law, and many have been answered.
“Arrival” is a mystery, sci-fi drama directed by Denis Villeneuve in his wonderful betrayal of the unknown. ’Arrival’ digs deep into the unexpected, when a bunch of alien vessels land in 12 different spots on earth, leaving everyone curious about what their intent on earth is. With the military confused they pair together two scientists Louise Banks (Amy Adams) and Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) who both study unique fields as Louise studies linguistics why Ian is a physicist, both are taken to a military base right outside of where one of the Heptapod’s (aliens) vessels have landed.
THE SENTINEL AND 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Have you ever wondered the existence of qualified creatures from outer space? If your answer is “Exactly!” , here are the masterpieces of the science fiction stories referring to genius aliens: “The Sentinel” and “2001: A Space Odyssey”. “The Sentinel” is a story written by British writer Arthur C. Clarke in 1948.
Jannele Nicole C. Ronario B.S. Pharmacy 1-1 Mrs. Peggy Anne Movie Critique of “Awakenings” Written by: Steven Zaillian Directed by: Penny Marshall The Year the Movie, “Awakenings” was shown in 1990. The title of the movie is: “Awakenings” was a 1990 American drama film. It was based on a true story of a Neurologist Oliver Sacks that portrayed by Robin Williams as Dr. Sayer that directed by Penny Marshall.
I recently watched movie name as 3 idiots on YouTube with my roommates. 3 Idiots is a comedy-drama movie that was released in the year 2009. It is a story of young boys name Rancho, Farhan Qureshi, and Raju Rastogi; all three consider as idiots in the movie that is why the name of the movie is 3 idiots. This film based on the education system of India and show how colleges put pressure on the students to get good grades. Further, this is an inspirational movie because of its acting, story, and concept of the movie.
Sukripa Ranjit Professor Tiffany Schubert English 1302 2nd November 2017 Evaluation paper on “Harry Potter” movies Harry Potter series was written by British novelists J.K Rowling in seven books and eight movies. The first movie “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was released on November 14, 2001. Harry Potter is one of the iconic heroes in the movie industry with a remarkable impact on people. Harry Potter is a young lad who finds out on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned child of two great magicians and has distinct magical powers of his own.