The Night of the Hunter was a very suspenseful novel. At times, it was very dark and you get a real sense of how bleak life must have been during the Great Depression. People were desperate for money for food, shelter and clothing and that desperation often led to crime and sometimes death. The harsh times set the perfect backdrop for serial killer Harry “Preacher” Powell to take advantage and murder twenty-five widows. These ladies were so poor and looking for a good man to support them and provide for their children.
After knowing the pervading confusion of these audiences, the message that Dillard hopes to convey to the audiences then becomes clear: they need to realize that God creates a world not without reality and that if they choose to believe that God is actually powerless in bringing salvation and uplifting his people living in a world of constant disasters, they fail to see the true meaning of their love for
In The Dark Knight, Rachel is Harvey Dent’s girlfriend and she died at the end of the movie. Jim Gordan, the commissioner, worked together with Harvey Dent and Batman in controlling the crime cases that happens in the city until The Joker shows up. Alfred is the guardian of Bruce Wayne (Batman) after his parents died. Lucius Fox is one of the employees in Wayne Enterprises who is supporting Batman by providing Batman the equipment. 2.
On November 4th, all of us went to watch the play that called “The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night-Time” which had won the Tony Award on Broadway, Play Bill Ethel Barrymore Theater. This play was written by Mark Haddon.This show is about a autistic boy who named Christopher Bonne and he try hard to solve the mystery of who killed the Wellington who was the dog of his neighbor Mrs.Shear. This leads Christopher to lots of problems and knew the truth of the death of his mother. Christopher is the main charactor of the story and his acter is Tyler Lea and Benjamin Wheelwright. In the begining of the story, Christopher saw Wellington dead and he want to solve the mystery which about who killed the dog.
Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream film adaptation creates a fantastical spin on the well-known Shakespeare play. The director is able to create an effective dream-like setting with the use of projections, lighting, and puppetry. From the beginning, there is a sense of wonder created, as without word or introduction, Puck, played by Kathryn Hunter, glides onto stage and lays down on a mattress supported by branches. Puck is then lifted into the air and a large white sheet consumes the stage. Even for those familiar with the play, such as myself, it immediately commands your mind to travel to the dream world Taymor has created.
In “A Glow in the Dark”, Gary Paulsen, who is the narrator, trusted his dogs so he could be brave and discover the ‘ghost’. Paulsen quotes: ”My legs moved without my wanting them to move and my body followed them, alongside the team in the dark, holding to each dog like a security blanket until I reached the next one, moving closer to the light until I was at the front and there were no more dogs to hold.” (Paulsen, 323). In “Thank You, Ma’m”, Ms. Jones believes the little thief at the end of the story. Hughes quotes: ”The woman did not watch the boy to see if he was going to run now, nor did she watch her purse.” (Hughes, 391). (checked) The second similarity is that in both stories the tone changes.
In the 1960 movie adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s Classic Gothic Tale, The Fall of the House of Usher the functions of setting truly enhanced the readers emotions and understanding. The setting in the movie version of The Fall of the House of Usher creates an eerie and creepy atmosphere adding to the themes and enhancing the plot of the story. There were many examples of how Edgar Allen Poe and the movie director, Roger Corman created such an atmosphere. One
True Fear and Loathing Hunter S. Thompson is well known today for writing “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” which inspired the cult classic movie by the same name. We catch a glimpse of who this man actually was in the following readings. Two narratives, one written by Hunter S. Thompson, himself; “Fear and Loathing in America” published in ESPN, reads as a reactionary rant about the terrorist attacks on 9/11. A second story, “Still Gonzo after all these years” featured in American Journalism Review, details Richard Keil’s drunken night of adventure with Thompson. From these two stories comes a lively depiction of who Hunter S. Thompson was, and what he stood for.
The film that will be analysed is ‘The Dark Knight’ which is a drama/ crime film directed by Christopher Nolan, which was released on the 16th of July 2008. The director is trying to convey good vs evil through Lighting, sound, props, costumes, setting, camera angles and camera shots. The main characters in ‘The Dark Knight’ are Batman/ Bruce Wayne (Christen Bale), Harvey Dent/ Two-face (Aaron Eckhart), Joker (Heath Ledger), Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman). The scenes which will be investigated are Wayne’s party, the SWAT car chase and Jokers interrogation. At Wayne’s party they were fundraising for Harvey Dent when the Joker crashes the party, this scene is set in Wayne’s penthouse which includes Harvey Dent, Rachel, Joker and Batman.
The Lost City of Z is a biographical film that follows the explorer, Percy Fawcett, and his adventures to find an ancient city within the Amazon. This film stems from true facts and is based on the book, of the same title, written by David Grann. The adventure-drama film released in 2016 and is written and directed by James Gray. Appointed to play the role of Percy Fawcett was Charlie Hunnam, fellow explorer, Henry Costin, was played by Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett (Percy’s wife), and Tom Holland played Jack Fawcett (Percy’s eldest son). Overall, the film has well-received reviews and portrays the characters and events with distinction.