Despite of these paradoxes, its surface is as much interesting and entertaining as any movie ever made. The depths in the story go beyond comprehension. The more clearly the physical manifestation of the film presented, the more the audience moved by its mystery. We can say that it is one of the legacies of cinema that in 1941 a first-time director worked with an innovative cinematographer, Gregg Toland in this case, and a group of New York stage and radio actors were given a chance to make a masterpiece—Citizen Kane is beyond greatness of any movie could be; it is a collection of all the element from the rise of sound era, just how “Birth of a Nation” assembled every elements at the peak of the silent era, and pointed the way beyond narrative. These innovations stand above all the
Citizen Kane is one of the most famous movies of all time. It was made in 1941 starring Orson Wells himself as the titular character. The film was also directed, co-written and produced by Wells who was 26 year old at the time. In this essay we are going to look at the movie itself offering a brief summary and a depiction of its themes, how the American culture of the time influenced the movie and its plot and we’ll finally examine what things make this movie particularly revolutionary for its time period. The plot of Citizen Kane goes thusly.
The movie “Jaws” was an adaptation of the novel by Peter Benchley which tells a story of a time when sharks had unfortunately developed an appetite for humans. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and had been widely acclaimed by film critics and moviegoers, and was considered as a modern blockbuster. In terms of the technical aspects of the movie, it had a comprehensive plot and narrative. Spielberg tailored the story in a way that no significant events from the novel were left out. In the same light, the dramatic structure of the film was clear and unambiguous.
GODZILLA: THE PLANET OF THE MONSTERS Godzilla has been one of the greatest works of Japanese culture creating 37 films so far letting us see the magnificence that can have a work, being one of the first franchises to leave Japan after the Second World War. I would dare to say that it was the work that allowed Japan to resurface from its foundations and then become the power that it is now. Called Gojira in its original language, the Japanese, it is a fictitious monster very popular in the twentieth century film culture. It appeared for the first time in 1954, in the film 'Gojira', produced by Toho Studios in Japan. To date, he has participated in 37 films of Japanese origin.
James Whaley is an English born director whom participated in several films for Universal studios where he eventually took up the task of directing Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein novel following the popular release of Dracula that same year. The success of Frankenstein was rooted in it’s genre being a horror film and the immediate success it brought to movie producers. The interpretation by Whaley is highlighted by several plot transitions which are not shown in the movie as well as certain alterations like Henry Frankenstein (Victor in the book) using a criminal brain rather than any other brain collected as implied by Shelley. Other major differences in the plot of the movie compared to the novel involves the monster Frankenstein himself and everything about the character. In the movie Frankenstein is portrayed as an impulsive monster only capable of fulfilling his most physical and animal like actions.
The movie Troy, from Hollywood has been one of the greatest Hollywood movie ever made, it was nominated for more than 10 awards and got into the “Best of Warner Bros- 50 Film Collection”. In addition, it made approximately $497 million worldwide. It was one of the most successful films ever made. However, the content that was in the movie brought some speculation into whether or not the events of the movie were historically accurate. The purpose of this essay is to answer the question of how accurate the Hollywood movie, Troy, really was and whether it portrayed Homer’s tragic, charming side of the story or the predicted historical side.
Transcendence is the existence or experience beyond the normal or physical level. And Wally Pfister, Oscar winning cinematographer, showed this meaning in his movie “Transcendence” starring Oscar nominee Johnny Deep as DR. Will Caster, Rebecca Hall as Evelyn Caster, Paul Battani as Max Waters, Clifton Collins as Martin, Kate Mara as Bree, Cillian Murphy as agent Buchanan and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman as Joseph Tagger. The science fiction/action movie talks about building super intelligence, creating intelligent machines that could be able to solve the most incredible challenges, to save mankind and to evolve the future. This plan was made by Will Caster, his wife Evelyn and his best friend Max Waters in order for the intellectual machines to be smarter than any man alive in history of time. Evolution with technology.
Another review that came out, takes a different view on the film. Roger Ebert, a famous critic, gave his thoughts on the film in a review where he states, “‘Apocalypse Now’ is the best Vietnam film, one of the greatest of all films, because it pushes beyond the others, into the dark places of the soul”. This is a remarkable quote, from of the most respected reviewers of the time. Ebert also can be quoted stating, “In any event, seen again at a distance of 20 years now, "Apocalypse Now" is more clearly than ever one of the key films of the century”. Once again the statement shows Ebert’s approval for the film.
Both of these books were adapted to very popular movies directed by Peter Jackson. The Hobbit was stretched to be a three-part movies like The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien has also influenced recent writers in terms of literature. Pat Murphy wrote a similar book to The Hobbit being the difference that There and Back Again takes place in outer space. Another writer, Christopher Paolini, has been accused of straight out plagiarism because of how similar his work is to The Lord of the Rings.
Forrest Gump: Influencing pop culture “Run Forrest, run!” Forrest Gump is a classic American film filled with drama, humor, and romance. Forrest Gump, released in 1994, is directed by Robert Zemeckis. Winston Groom, the original author of Forrest Gump, and Eric Roth, wrote this adventurous tale of a man who does not realize the history he has been present for. Since Forrest Gump was originally a novel, many new ideas transformed the plot into what has become an Academy Award winning movie and an American classic. Forrest Gump recounts the birth of pop culture in America through the use of historical events, issues of human rights, romance, and advances in film technology.
Movie analysis Draft 2 On 2009, Pixar animation studios had against prove that they are the premier of the animated movie industry by producing another masterpiece of movie animation that won two awards at the 82nd academy award, and it named is UP. This masterpiece was directed by Pete Docter, whom also the director and story writer for several popular animated movies:” Monster INC, and Inside out, Wall-E and Toy story one and two.” The cinematographer for this movie are Patrick Lin and Jean- Claudie Kalache, and the composer is Michael Giacchino. Up is categorized as a fantasy, comedy-drama type of movie, but the first four minute scene of this movie is critical because it totally contradicted the comedy genre that the director set, it also
` In May of 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope was released with overwhelmingly positive reviews and marking a new era in cinema. The writer and director of the film, George Lucas, decided to expand upon the Star Wars universe in 1999 by making Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, with a story that took place before the original film’s story. This movie was made with advanced equipment and cutting-edge CGI (for 1999), nonetheless, the movie was panned by critics and enraged an entire generation of moviegoers. The answer to why this happened lies in the differences between the two films: use of special effects, construction of characters, and complexity of plot. “A special effect is a tool, a means of telling a story.