Be careful of what you wish for, thought Coraline when the Other Mother asked to stay forever in the fantastic Other World, but there was only one condition—to sew buttons over her own eyes. The creator of the movie The Nightmare before Christmas and James the Giant Peach, has come back with a new installment: this thrilling and exciting stop motion movie Coraline. The first scene shows a doll being torn apart bit by piece. Sewn back together by creepy metallic hand, the new doll is revealed to be a young girl named Coraline. Coraline is not just your average children’s movie—the film triggers its viewers’ unconscious through its gloomy setting, reoccurring concepts, and eerie music. Voiced by Dakota Fanning, Coraline is a girl of 11 years of age, bored of her life and neglected by her workaholic parents in their pale pink New Palace Apartment in gloomy Oregon. From start to finish, the setting of the background in her world revolves around dullness and gloominess. The only thing to stand out from this overwhelming use of dull colors is Coraline herself wearing a bright yellow raincoat. Her curious personality led her to stumble upon a small wallpaper cover brick-sealed door inside …show more content…
The similarities between the films are the storyline, and the characters. Storyline usually involves a young fearless girl, bored with her life and neglect by parental figures. Leading for her, to look another reality with an animal guide, just as The Wizard of Oz with the rainbow trail, and Alice in Wonderland with looking glass. In Coraline case is a small door leads to the new wonderful reality. Once visiting the new reality, the main character never wants to leave until something unexpected happen to them. The cliché animal friend who helps her go through the journey appears in Coraline. But it doesn’t matter because the movie still seize mine
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The movie and novel share similar qualities. For example, both feature all of the same characters. Ponyboy, Darry, and Sodapop are brothers.
Have you heard about the text drama A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley written by Charles Dickens? Or the movie Scrooge, directed by Henry E.? Well, they both tell the same story, but they use different techniques that are unique to each medium (TV and the play). In this essay I´ll compare both mediums to discover which adaptation is more effective in characters, settings and the mood.
During the Christmas season greed should be unheard of, but that’s not the case in these two stories were about to discuss. Ebenezer Scrooge is an old careless man who has no loved ones. In fact, his only love is himself and his money. Within the drama titled A Christmas Story and the video titled A Christmas Carol, Mr. Scrooge is not a pleasant man to be around and is commonly avoided because of his negative attitude towards the holidays and other people. These two different versions of the same story are extremely similar, but if taken a closer look at there is a few small differences.
Greed is an excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions (dictionary.com). This word perfectly describes Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge in the movie and play of A Christmas Carol, originally written by Charles Dickens. This play and movie is a favorite among many people because of its lesson about greed. They both illustrate the message that money, possessions, and things like that, they aren’t everything. In both, Mr. Scrooge is an old miser who hates Christmas and cares very deeply about his money.
Looking for Change Hurts Many film and literature characters fail to leave an impact on the reader. This is not the case for Charles Dickens’ character Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol and Frank Capra’s creation of a character, George Bailey from It’s a Wonderful Life. Both protagonists are beloved characters, but have drastic similarities and differences. Ebenezer Scrooge and George Bailey are best compared by their outlook on life, time spent with the spirits, and each character’s transformation in the story.
Compare and Contrast Christmas Carol Book VS. Christmas Carol Movie Are you into the Christmas spirit where everyone is enjoying their time with their family, then the Christmas carol is the right book for you. Today I am going to be discussing about the similarities and the differences between the book and the movie, in the book and the movie Scrooge was the main character they both had the part where Scrooge had an argument with his Nephew. In the movie and the book they had the same types of lessons learned. The difference is that in the movie Scrooge had a dog while in the book, it never mentions that Scrooge had a dog.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas and A Christmas Carol are two very similar stories. In the stories A Christmas Carol and How The Grinch Stole Christmas, there are two characters who are a good example of this. A Christmas Carol is a story about a grumpy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge who only cares about money and needs to be taught a lesson. The story teaches a very good lesson, and modern authors still draw from it’s storyline. They also draw from the lessons it teaches while people read it.
I think the movie version is better than the book. The reason for this is because the movie has a lot more character than the book does. You get to see what the characters look like, while the book doesn’t give a good description of the people in the book at all. You can feel the mood better in the movie because of all of the extra things, like the lightning and fog, to capture the mood. Some similarities I found in both the movie and the book is that Scrooge says, “Bah! Hummbug.”.
Coraline is a 2009 dark fantasy stop motion film based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. The film follows Coraline, an adventurous girl who discovers her idealised world behind a secret door in the house, unaware of the other worlds sinister secrets. The genre found throughout the film correlates with the dark fantasy genre, which is a subgenre of the fantasy genre. It incorporates darker themes of fantasy into the literary, artistic and cinematic works found in fantasy films. Additionally it will most often contain combinations of fantasy with several aspects that can be found in horror films.
Compare and contrast Christmas Carol Book VS. Christmas Carol Movie Are you into the Christmas spirit where everyone is enjoying their time with their family, then the Christmas carol is the right book for you. Today I am going to be discussing about the similarities and the differences between the book and the movie in the book and the movie Scrooge was the main character they both had the part where Scrooge had an argument with his nephew. In the movie and the book they had the same types of lessons learned. The difference is that in the movie Scrooge had a dog while in the book, it never mentions that Scrooge had a dog.
Compare and Contrast Essay Once upon a time there was a story about a girl named Cinderella. There have been many versions of this story written. There is a version for almost every culture, but they all lead back to the original version told by the Brother’s Grimm. Although the story has changed through time, the main plot stays the same. Cinderella is a young girl who is forced into being a servant for her family.
Society is an ever evolving element of life, and as society has changed over the years, so has works by authors and directors. As authors and directors gain influence from inspiring sources, they are also gaining influences from the surrounding culture and the time period that they are living in. This may even be subconsciously. New historicism is the theory that explains this and specifically focuses on just how the time period of a work changes and shows how an author's experiences come to life through a work. In Walt Disney’s, Cinderella, the time period glamorizes Cinderella’s journey to happiness while the Grimm Brothers version connects more with reality, teaching that media evolves to what society wants to see.