8 Jalan Ampas. After the Japanese surrendered and the war ended, Singapore Film Studios reopened and premiered the first post-war film Singapura Di Waktu Malam (Singapore by Night) in 1947. Singapura Di Waktu Malam was directed by a veteran Indian director, Balden Singh Rajhans.
The 1950s are considered the Golden Age of Japanese cinema. The aftermath of WW2 and particularly the atomic bomb, and the subsequent American Occupation left the country scarred, but filled with inspiration and eagerness to start over. As Japanese economy started to rise once more, five major studios emerged that shaped Japanese cinema. Toho, Daiei, Shochiku, Nikkatsu and Toei, hired the most gifted artist of the era and financed their movies, in a tactic that ended up in a plethora of masterpieces
In this essay analysis I will be looking at the Japanese influence on the Star Wars saga, looking at the similarities between certain films mostly made by Akira Kurosawa and a few others. I will also look at the cultural and social aspects of the time leading up to, and after the creation of Star Wars as well as the cultural and social impacts of the Star Wars saga. I personally find this topic very interesting due to some of the stark similarities between some of Akira Kurosawa’s work and George
http://www.leonardschradercollection.com/history.html The History and Development of Movie Posters Report We began our presentation on the history of movie posters by tracing their evolution from the beginning of film, focusing on imagery and typography up until present day 2000s. Movie making began in the 1890s when the first motion picture cameras were invented. Requiring a new form of advertisement, the movie poster was thus born in Europe and America - also known as movie promoters. While movie
Calcutta, Satyajit Ray and Chidananda Das Gupta among them, founded the Calcutta Film Society and set off the film society movement in India which has gone down in history for its role in fostering public taste for an alternative realist and meaningful cinema. Around this time, one event had a significant impact on the efforts of these well-meaning young men of the film society. Legendary French film-maker Jean Renoir came to Calcutta to shoot his film The River. Some film society activists like Bansi
A New Attitude: The 1940s With the 1940s came a paradigm shift in the attitude to cinema, with film makers increasingly adhering to cinematic norms of acting, as opposed to the theatrical and demonstrating a willingness to address everyday reality. The film that can be said to have been instrumental in bringing about this change was Udayer Pathe, made in 1944. Its writer, Jyotirmay Roy, was responsible for the streak of social awareness that informs the film, while director Bimal Roy, later to find
At the start of the 1700’s Hollywood cinema had hit an all-time low, being roughly around $100 million in negative release, more than it had ever been before, with unemployment at a rate of 43.5%. To counteract these issues, Hollywood tried to mass produce low budget films to bring in more of an audience. This however failed greatly. ‘Revolutionary developments in marketing, distribution, technology, and finance drew attention away from Hollywood.’ People were now interested in a different kind
away. Thereafter, in the 21st century, samurai films slowly reappear in cinemas whereas the character role is different from the previous tradition. It has then interest me to look into samurai film in a present day and to discover differences between samurai films mid 20th century and samurai films nowadays. I came across various film directors who present samurai in their film content and among them Yoji Yamada is a Japanese film director who is internationally well known for his samurai film.
CONCLUSION Hideyoshi contributed militarily, culturally and politically to Japan. Militarily, he was a tough warrior. Culturally, he made Osaka Castle as beautiful as it was strong. Inspired by Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto (the Golden Pavilion), he constructed a fabulous portable tea-room covered with gold leaf. Using this mobile innovation he was able to practice the tea ceremony wherever he went, powerfully projecting his unrivalled power and status. Politically, he set up a governmental system that balanced
To be loved and romance gives happiness, longevity and satisfies the positive long-term social relationships (Hefner, 2011). Movies are one of the most powerful medium today. One word may affect one’s decision or belief in life. In fact, movies may shape a person’s point of view in a certain thing especially teenagers. The adolescent stage is the most delicate stage of a person. Teenagers are still doubtful, curious and still experimenting on complicated things like problems in school, family or