Mystery of a Lifetime (Film review on Citizen Kane by Orson Welles) Our life is full of mysteries; we arrived in this world with unsure purpose. Death comes in our life in its most untimely visit. A story about being told to answer a subtlety death of a well-known English man is now claimed as one of the greatest films in cinema history.
Even till today, the Bonnie and Clyde movie’s ending is told to be one of the incomparable ending ever in film history. The newborn film movement ‘New Hollywood’ still was struggling with censorship board. Arthur Penn, the director of Bonnie and Clyde proves to the world that they can produce a film which contains a lot of violence and sex scenes. The director who is a fresh university graduates from a film academy, managed to fight with some film associations and succeeded in publishing the film and get attraction from the audience after defending the film associations. During that period, Bonnie and Clyde movie contributed some good reviews from local newspapers and eventually Bonnie and Clyde movie become one of the finest movie during that film movement.
Something about the darkness and evil of violence gets their attention. For example, most of the top grossing movies of all time each include a side of violence. In Filmsite.org’s article ‘ALL-TIME BOX-OFFICE TOP 100 FILMS’, the following movies are listed in the top: Avatar, Jurassic World, The Star Wars Franchise, and The Avengers: Age Of Ultron. These films, some of the highest (world) grossing movies of all time are all centered around and focused on using one crucial piece of storytelling, violence. As we saw in Macbeth, Shakespeare surrounds his story around violence.
V for vendetta was his first debut as a producer but he assisted in producing the matrix (1999) and the matrix reloaded (2003). The movie really shows us that people live in a society whereby they are being controlled and they never had their own freedom of speech and expressions. The writers of this movie and who were also in charge of the screen play were Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski. V for Vendetta received 3 awards which includes the Brothers Manaki International film festival awards in 2006, it also receive the best production design in San Diego Film critics society awards in 2006 and also the best actress Saturn awards which was given to the heroine of the movie (Evey) and it also had 21 nominations.
As Stephen King once said, “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Stephen King, an american horror author, is considered by the masses to be one of the most influential authors of the late nineteenth and twentieth century. With at least 136 works from novels to novellas written, King has left a lasting impact on everyone all around the world. King combined horror with mystery to give readers a story to remember. Kings books not only appear in almost every library, but are shown through movies ranging from The Shining (1980) to It (2017).
In 1975 he was knighted by the Queen Elisabeth. Charlie peacefully died of natural causes at the age of eighty eight surrounded by his wife Oona and seven of his children. Even after his death Charlie continued being subject of controversy. His body was stolen from his grave and was not found until three months later. The responsible were arrested.
The 12 Biggest Badass Movie Vigilantes “Revenge is sweet and not fattening,” Alfred Hitchcock noted—and indeed it is, especially on the big screen. For some reason, it's always sweeter when it’s delivered outside the justice system, by citizens unafraid to take the law into their own hands. Here are 12 of the most monumental movie vigilantes, but please, don't repeat their epic cinematic actions at home. 12. Paul Kersey (Death Wish I-V) After his wife gets murdered and his daughter sexually assaulted by criminals, Paul Kersey takes vengeance by cleaning New York's streets of all crooks and thieves.
Johnny Depp – Biography Johnny Depp is an actor, whose name has become a recognized symbol of eccentricity and madness. Making his debut in the horror picture «A Nightmare on Elm Street», he didn’t even plan to become a professional actor. But, fate said otherwise. Today Johnny Depp is one of the few most original and recognizable actors. Johnny Depp – Childhood and Family John Christopher «Johnny» Depp II father, a namesake of his son, was a civil engineer.
(The Frankenstein Movie and Monster Horror Film Site). The plot of the novel depicts the monster as having no other desire in life than to be loved and to assimilate seamlessly into society (Chapter 17). This shows that, contrary to popular belief Victor Frankenstein is the actual evildoer because he did not take the necessary precautions before his experimenting, he abandoned his creation and also because he came from a family that
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.
Sophie Hosbein Hosbein 1 Digital Production 1 Ms. Hoffman September 22, 2015 D.W Griffith and Billy Blitzer Essay D.W Griffith and Billy Blitzer were an incredible pair and made many lasting contributions to the world of cinema. Before meeting each other, Griffith had been an actor and playwright and Blitzer was trained as a silversmith, but worked as an electrician in New York City.
Suspense is a difficult art to master--that certain balance between nervousness and excitement is achieved by so few. Nonetheless, Alfred Hitchcock has the magic touch when it comes to keeping viewers on the edge of their seats. Fifty percent of the time, when an audience is taken over by suspense, its thanks to one of his original films--the other fifty percent is only just watching Hitchcock's tactics re-stitched into modern movies. His film North by Northwest is a prime example of Hitchcock's intelligence and experience in this form of art, being "regarded by many as the very quintessence of a Hitchcock film," critically acclaimed reviewer for Films de France, James Travers, notes (par. 1). Through critical elements of the mis en scene,
The 1920s saw the growth of popular recreation, in part because of higher wages and increased leisure time. Just as automobiles were mass-produced, so was recreation during the 1920s. Mass-circulations magazines like Reader’s Digest and Time (established 1923) enjoyed enormous success. Radio also rose to prominence as a source of news and entertainment during the 1920s: NBC was founded in 1926 and CBS a year later.