2001: A Space Odyssey is now widely acclaimed to be revolutionary, but the reviews upon its release were more divisive. Aside from the special effects, which were universally praised, many aspects of the film evoked wildly differing responses from critics, ranging from being “an unforgettable endeavor” (Gilliatt) to “immensely boring.” (Adler) A common complaint was the lack of an exposition, which made the film more confusing to some.
The movies that were include during those time period didn’t really sell out well. One of which is the movie Johnny Mnemonic (1995) directed by Robert Longo. The cyberspace action movie "Johnny Mnemonic" is one of those films based upon short stories by William Gibson. However, the film flopped both commercially and critically. The budget was used excessively on the well-known actors like Keanu Reeves, Dina Meyer, Ice-T, Dolph Lundgren, Udo Kier and Takeshi Kitano who was popular in Japan.
Comparison of the Day of the Locust by Nathaniel West While both the book and the film with the title, “The Day of the Locust” are both similar, they create different pictures. There are a few things in the book that changed in the movie, and they are all based on the scenes and the characters. The Hollywood scenes in the novel are almost illusionary.
An Analysis of The Sound Track For The Movie Wall-E This essay will give an analysis of sound design used in the movies and how it is as important as the moving pictures to the movie. When you use the processes of recording, editing and mixing of sounds you greatly enhance the quality of the movie. This essay is an overview of producing high quality sound from elements like music, the recording of common every day sounds and the use of hi-tech equipment. Whether it takes place in the production stage or the post- production stage of sound design.
Throughout the movie, the characters maneuvered between dark and some caricature creations. The abstract images throughout the movie are not for the easily distracted. The original “Titus Andronicus” was deemed by Samuel Johnson to be barbaric and history has shown that the stage performances are usually controversial and over the top (Bate). Taymor did not let history down with her production The movie was too fast and shaky. Julie Taymor is trying to create a performance of Titus Andronicus that would be perceived by filmic historians as the most outrageous performance of Titus Andronicus.
The digital information age being the main theme for these stories. William Gibson given the most credit for the style however many filmmakers may argue that it was Ridley Scott’s adaption of Philip K. Dick’s novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’  titled ‘Blade Runner’  was the first example of the cyberpunk era and not William Gibson’s literature. This being because of the argument over aesthetic over narrative. Blade Runner follows many of the traits of a cyberpunk in a visual sense however it does lack significant amounts of the cyberpunk narrative content.
One of the lengthiest and most obscure debates among cinema fans regards the topic of what is cult, what art-house and what mainstream. Usually, discussions like that do not reach a definite conclusion, however, there are some themes, notions and events that define what is cult, which is the point of interest of this particular list. The filmmakers that shot the films in this list challenged the notions of everything considered normal and even acceptable by society, in terms of politics, culture, history, society, violence and sex. This tactic originated from their non-existent regard for commercial success and resulted in broken taboos, offensive and even blasphemous images, characters, dialogues and themes, and even to a number of hilarious
He uses cinematic techniques such as close up camera movements to show emotion and to display facial expressions of the characters, using non- diegetic sound to make the films seem like everything isn’t as it seems, and lastly, he uses flashback and lighting to establish mood. In many of Tim Burton’s films, he uses close-up shots to display facial expressions of the characters. He mostly used close-up shots in his personal film,
The media’s influence on one’s perception of a certain group can be completely untrue. One’s perception can be twisted if they solely rely on media for information, usually in the form of Hollywood movies. The truth is that movies usually use stereotypes for comedic effect. However, children, and even adults sometimes, pick up on these stereotypes either consciously or unconsciously, and it becomes part of their mindset. In the article, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack,” Peggy McIntosh states that “men work from a base of unacknowledged privilege,” and most of that was “unconscious”.
While watching a movie, we often refer to the movie’s genre’s category when we browse the cinema titles. We pick and choose according to our likings, purchase a ticket and enjoy the movie. Simple. However, what comes to mind in this industry and the art of film making is the evolution of the existing film genres in today’s wide market of movies. The movie genres that we have seen over the years have constantly altered itself and improved - from the horror genre for example - Nosferatu (Murnau.
Orson Welles’ use of sound was as new to cinema as was the out of chronological order story line. But it was the chronology that was the most prevalent and most noticeable. In today’s cinema this type of story line has become less and less uncommon. That being said, it is not effective unless used properly. Both “Citizen Kane” (RKO, 1941) and “Pulp Fiction” (Miramax, 1994) were the gauge by which others are measured.
Sure the last act has a mixture of CGI and Practical thrown in, but by and large the film just relies on tension. The not seeing being what scary. Though this abandon during the last section of the film, when the film quickly devolves into a creature feature. A good one
Many books exist that have been made into films to go along with them, but they somehow never actually completely match. In today 's society Beowulf and Grendel (Gunnarsson), the movie added material to relate it to a more modern audience. Productions company based, the way they make their movies on they way society accepts things and on the cultural views of their audience. For example, in Beowulf (Heaney) the epic Beowulf defeated the “demon monster”, Grendel just for glory. In opposite, the film Beowulf was more compassionate and cared to know what they Danes had done to upset Grendel for him to want to kill their people.