One Survivor Remembers gives us a new perspective and view of one of our world’s biggest tragedies in history; The Holocaust. Most people have heard the history lessons behind the Holocaust and all the details pertaining to what happening during the terrific event, but not many have actually heard the story from a real person, who actually suffered during the time and experienced all the horrible situations that took place during the time. In One Survivor Remembers; a short film by Kary Antholis, Gerda Weissmann Klein tells us about her six-year ordeal as a victim of the terrific events that took place in the the Holocaust. This story told by Gerda Weissmann Klein really opened my eyes and put an emotional story behind the Holocaust. In my opinion, I believe this film was very interesting to watch and many different things done by the creators of this film really helped show bring Gerda’s story to live in the minds of all the viewers.
Shane Black has casually become a genre unto himself. Before trying his hand at directing - which is also a genre unto itself, he dreamt-up (meaning he wrote them) some of the most beloved movies of all-time, such as Letha Weapon, The Long Kiss Goodnight, and Last Action Hero. Okay, maybe the “most beloved movies of all-time” designation is a stretch, but that doesn’t change the fact that Black certainly has a distinct style - and as such, a legion of followers.
It's Alive!! For 81 long years those iconic words have been associated with the dreaded Frankenstein. This classic tale where Victor Frankenstein creates a monster out of body parts to test the theory of resurrection; then successfully reviving him, mayhem breaks loose on the town. Frankenstein 1931, hands down will always be a cinematic success due to the incredible vision of James Whale that created one of the best horror films in history; the unbelieve costume design, the fascinating plot line and the incorporation of the novel with leave an unforgettable imprint on the audience.
Tim Burton is a film director who has produced some very well received movies. Early in his life he add many influences two of whom were the Grimm brother’s and Roald dahl’s stories.Early in his apprenticeship Burton produced Vincent a Short film that shows Vincent a small child who dreams of playing as actor Vincent Price in Edgar Allan Poe's stories. After Vincent he started working on films as a director. Director Tim Burton's Style is a darker more suspenseful style, as shown in his movies Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, and Nightmare before Christmas; the three cinematic techniques that best portray this style are low-key lighting, non-diegetic music/sound, and the establishing shot.
Before climbing to fame in the film industry, Tim Burton was a filming reject who was dropped by Walt Disney for his unique style which included dark elements. As a young boy, Tim found inspiration in Dr. Seuss’s playful and innocent imagination. However, later on in life Tim became inspired by Roald Dahl, Edgar Allan Poe, and Grimm’s Fairy Tales. In result, his films became characterized by their dark twists on children’s stories and their grotesque sensibility. These characterizations are clearly shown in some of his more popular works: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, and Big Fish. In all three films, Tim Burton’s use of Flashback, Music, and Lighting help viewers form connections and establish a
Throughout his life in making films, Tim Burton has shown his unique talent and vision. He proceeds taking advantage of the cinematic techniques; lighting, sound, and camera movements creating a certain mood/tone. These three techniques are used numerous of times for the duration of each film. Although, many various emotions are constructed, there are feelings that anyone may connect to. Tim Burton is a successful filmmaker and has inspired many with the use of his cinematic techniques.
Tim Burton is well known film director. The movies that he has created are often described as mysterious, odd, and intriguing. Burton's movies use certain film techniques to create a certain feeling for the audience to experience. The three main techniques that Tim Burton usually uses is the lighting, camera angles, and sound techniques.
Known for it’s provocative message, Spike Lee’s film Do the Right Thing (1989) direct’s the audiences attention toward police racism and violence. Spike Lee adds a dramatic flare to the movie through intense, colorful lighting and dialog. Characters in the movie fight for and against racial justice. The biggest argument of the movie is when a patron of a local pizza shop, Buggin Out (Giancarlo Esposito), believes that the pizza shop should have photos of African Americans along with the Italian Americans on the wall. The owner of the shop, Sal (Danny Aiello), disagrees. This starts a protest from Buggin Out and he eventually tries to persuade others to help. As the day progresses, tensions quickly builds within the neighborhood. Though the
Remakes are one of Hollywood’s most trusted way to reduce financial risk. Stories that have been made throughout movie history are still being remade again and again. Films by directors in all genres are now being updated or remade to for the 21st century. Some people think these recurring stories are examples of the loss of creativity in Hollywood. Our group asked the question: Is there a formula to make a remake a financial success? When looking at this question of what makes a successful remake, our group chose to research Disney’s The Jungle Book. It has inspired countless influential T.V. shows, books and famous movies, even if its influence cannot be directly seen at first. The story has inspired stories like Tarzan, George of the Jungle,
The society unconsciously judge people who are different from the majority. This judgement includes the way people look, speak, make decisions and much more. In a memoir, society’s attitudes towards certain topics could be determined from the stories crafted in the book. Greg Sestero, one of the authors of The Disaster Artist, tells various stories about his relationship with Tommy Wiseau and the stories behind the making of the infamous movie The Room, in which both of them took part. Knowing that some of the audience of the book are the cult fans of The Room, the authors made a rhetorical choice to engage them with the story. One of which is to intentionally portray Wiseau, the producer and director of the film, as a man of weirdness. His
The film “Do the Right Thing” directed by Spike Lee, is an eye-opening film that discusses race inequality, stereotypes, and police brutality. Spike Lee uses a linear structure within the film to reveal the different themes that focus on emotional effect and the mood, anger, develop characters, reveal symbols, and show the audience the message behind the story.
Baz Luhrmanns contribution to the art of film, brings about a flamboyant and revitalizing side to the industry. Through the use of cinematic language, his story telling techniques and belief in the theatrical cinema come to life.
How you ever wondered why Tim Burton's films are always a fan favorite for everyone? Tim Burton uses cinematic techniques to create a mood and tone for the audience of any age to enjoy. Springboard informs the audience in their biography that Tim Burton is wickedly funny, grotesquely, humorous they claim that Tim Burton's films influenced his imagination and cinematic style. Tim Burton used his idol Roald Dahl stories to create Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Burton uses his influence to make the perfect blend element. Tim Burton also used his idol Vincent Price to make his first film Vincent and finally, he uses these elements so anyone can enjoy the classic children's literature. Tim Burton uses cinematic techniques to create a mood and tone for the audience of any age to enjoy.
Baz Luhrmann’s films are known their ability to make a watcher feel as if they are part of the show. Between his use of camera angles, shots and the use of a narrator, it’s no wonder he is able to keep viewers on the edge of their seat. But how does Baz Luhrmann pull off this spectacular feat of his? This is probably explained best by referring to Baz Luhrmann’s films and how he himself has evolved as a director.
Genre is like a language that used by directors and it encodes some important messages about movies. If you understand the genre, you can decode the movies and you can have more information about subtle realities are related with the films. In this article, I will explain the genre differences between John Woo and Ramesh Sippy movies.