How do the directors, The Duffer Brothers, use film techniques to create suspense throughout Episode One? Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, The Duffer Brothers use film techniques and supernatural theme surrounding the disappearance of Will Byres to create a sense of panic, fear and fascination throughout Stranger Things. This is when the audience becomes curious of where Will disappears to, and when Eleven escapes from the government while leaving behind two dead men. The audience becomes emotionally invested with the show through 80s nostalgic references, specifically to an old rotary phone hung on the wall and the reference to E.T the Extra Terrestrial when Mike and Nancy fight at the breakfast table. The Duffers bewilder
With the 1932 movie “White Zombie”, which follows the traditional Haitian idea of a zombie, the zombie entered Hollywood and did not leave it ever since. The zombie portrayed in the movies of 1930s and 1940s represented fear of the other and colonialism. Owing to the fact their rotting flesh is a central image of who they are, the reanimated dead represented an appalling creature. Between the late 1940s and 1960s zombie movies carried signification linked to nuclear war and fascism. Afterwards, the newly developed type of zombies appeared as flesh eating monsters in George Romero's 1968 film „Night of the Living Dead“.
The monster learns to survive, speak, and adapt. Vowing vengeance towards Victor, the monster continues to eliminate Victor 's family to heal the loss of happiness inside his heart. In the story Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, the Id is represented by the monster while the superego is represented by Victor Frankenstein. Through the continuous thirst for instant gratification, and the everlasting use of instinct, the monster best embodies the ID personality.
Stephan Cane is the author of “The Blue Hotel” set at the Palace Hotel in Fort Romper, Nebraska in the 1900s. Patrick Scully is the owner of the Palace Hotel, Johnnie Scully is Patrick’s son. The Swede is the dominant character who is eventually killed by the gambler. Cowboy, Bill, supports Johnnie encouraging him to kill the Swede. Easterner, Mr. Blanc, is quiet at first but then becomes involved after the dispute.
Legend also said one was killed by the ghost of the people the sutter killed when setting fire to the box car when he was pushed into a well and drowned. In Harry Justin's passage five he talks about the importance of Boy Charles taking back the piano. Elam writes “ Rather than submitting to the hegemony of sutter and the painful legacy of slavery, Papa Boy Charles liberates the piano and is willing to face death as the price of his action” (p.g #373- 374) here he talks the piano being an object that represents freedom of his family’s past which includes freeing themselves from the Sutter home after slavery was abolished in the U.S. Boy Charles reclaims the family history through appropriating the piano, Boy Willie hopes to further his father’s goals by buying the land. Hence the fact that he really wants to sell the
Fig. 1 Nosferatu climbs the staircase The shadow of an elongated figure looms on the wall, and with agonising slowness, mounts the staircase to where his helpless victim lies waiting. This image (see Fig. 1) has been called “the most sinister use of shade in all Weimar cinema, a field crowded with strong competitors” (Jackson,91). Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror, was made in 1922 at the height of German Expressionism, and while not a pure example of Expressionist film the way The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is, it still distorts reality to convey the inner experience of its subjects. Nosferatu takes place in a nightmarish world which seems to come from the deep-rooted psyche of the German mind between the two world wars.
Released in 1955, The Night of the Hunter tells the story of a violent preacher named Harry Powell, played by Robert Mitchum, and his search for money hidden in the home of Willa Harper, played by Shelley Winters, and her children. It is this greed which compels Powers to marry and then murder Willa and pursue her children as they escape along the Ohio River. The film is famed screen actor and stage director Charles Laughton’s only directed film, and while a failure with audiences and critics at the time, it has risen to critical praise in recent decades. In particular, critics praise Laughton, and his cinematographer Stanley Cortez, for their use of stage lighting techniques to provide an eerie and gothic quality to the film which critic Roger Ebert called it a “stylized nightmare”. It is through this lighting aesthetic, the visual language of duality and shadows, which Laughton and
He took advantage of the weakened state of Germany, and used his authority for his own personal hatred of Jews and other minorities. In the play Macbeth by Shakespeare, Macbeth also abuses his right to free choice for his own selfish reasons, resulting in a gradual downfall. The play sets in Scotland, during the early 1600’s where Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, is informed of a vision from the witches of him becoming the king of Scotland. This intrigues Macbeth, causing him to stop at nothing to fulfill the prophecy. With some motivation from the witches and his wife, he freely commits several murders and becomes desensitized towards serious matters as well as deranged.
He was even shone when his father came to pick him up and in the movie his father is a stern old and cruel man. The ghost than shows him when he used to work at the warehouse there he meet a woman he fell in love with and dances with her. (Video 1984) He is than brought to when he had an argument with his first love who was leaving him because of scrooge's greed and she said that he was not the same any more. Scrooge is in the background trying to tell his past self to not let her go.
Jeffrey Dahmer orfan, murderer, cannibal, sex offender. A man with a tragic back story turned evil. A loner at school, who got picked on and had a sick way to have fun. As he got older he became more fascinated with dead bodies of different animals and seeing what would happen to them after a period of time. While he was one of the most know serial killers , he 's a cannibal, he kept the victims heads in the freezer and kept there skulls, poured acid in their heads to see what would happen, and dismembered their bodies after torching them.
During this time, Britain had an agreement with the Soviet Union and the United States and occupied other countries. While in the United States, President Roosevelt froze Japanese assets, suspended relations, and had an oil embargo. Back in Germany, they experimented with the gas chambers, advanced towards Moscow, created the Night and Fog Decree, and forced Jews to wear the Star of David. By this time, more than 33,771 Jews were killed. The Soviets started taking and retaking cities, launching a major counter-attack and caused Germany to abandon Moscow (The History Place, n.d.).
‘’The Sniper" is a short story by Irish writer Liam O'Flaherty, set during the early weeks of the Irish Civil War, during the Battle of Dublin and "The Scarlet Ibis" is a short story written by novelist James Hurst. It was first published in The Atlantic Monthly in July 1960 and won the "Atlantic First" award. Each of the two stories have many likenesses and differences, in addition to focusing on the three same ideas. These three ideas are war, brotherhood, and regret. The war in “The Sniper” is an actual war.
Comparison Essay Friendship is a relationship the everyone has whether its with the same sex or opposite sex. The importance of friendship means you have to trust one another, have somewhat of the same interests, and you can get along. Friends stick together no matter what and have a bond with each other that no one else has. The novel, “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck and the novel “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” by John Boyne share the similar message of the importance of friendship, but each story has their own versions of friendship and their own themes and characterization. One message both authors explain in their stories is that friendships can happen under unusual circumstances.
Horror films are undeniably an interesting form of art that surprisingly, most males like to experience. In popular culture, as a male, gaining unquestionable masculinity is very essential. But there are always exceptions, what are these exceptions? Slasher films, in Carol Clover’s words, are “the immensely generative story of a psychokiller who slashes to death a string of mostly female victims...until he is subdued or killed, by the one girl who has survived” (Clover 193). Slasher Films portray a noticeably emerging pattern in horror films where killer, normally male, is ultimately eliminated by the female protagonist that was left to fend for herself.