In the novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” the colors are used to bring meaning to the various aspects of the story. Initially when Dorothy is in Kansas at her Aunt and Uncles farm everything is presented in muted colors, like gray and dreary. This coloring also serves as a symbol for the life that Dorothy lived in Kansas. It was a boring life, simple and there wasn’t much to smile about.
The Wizard of Oz, published in 1900, proves to be a story that has survived the test of time. Even today, many critics are analyzing different aspects of the story and there is debate over what type of storyline it follows. Many make the argument that it was written as a myth or fairytale, while others believe the symbols can be better interpreted to have other meanings, such as being related to the Populist Party in the late 19th century and issues from the time period. Although many symbols and characters throughout the novel parallel common Populist ideas and people, it was not intentionally written to be a Populist allegory by Baum.
In the book Dorothy goes to Oz, but in the film it is all a dream. Dorothy said gravely, "From the
The film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” Was directed by Robert Zemeckis in 1988. This film is similar to “Space Jams,” which made its debut in 1996, because both are portrayed by both, real characters and cartoon characters. The color scheme in this was fantastic because it was almost similar to a contrast between the bland colors of the real world and the bright, attention- catching colors of the fictional characters.
Reflecting the political circumstances in America during the late 19th century, The Wizard of Oz, functions as a monetary and political allegory. Woven throughout the story, populism, the belief that regular people rather than political insiders have control over their government, and the bimetallic standard, a monetary system composed of gold or silver, are prominent themes. In The Wizard of Oz, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion represent the difficulties facing many Americans during the Populist Era.
Frank Baum uses colors throughout the novel the Wonderful Wizard Of Oz. . Color play s a important role in the story l. Each color symbolizes a n object of wealth or emotion . The author wrote the book in the 1900’ s during the depression era, and the lack of money was the most talked about topic in the nation. Frank Baum managed to address this issue in his book with the use of symbolic imagery.
The mass media have enormous influence of the perceptions in the United States of America. It effects our decisions in one day or another through commercials advertising their products, our thoughts on what is considered “beautiful” and shift the interest of social issues from one point to another. Films are no different in this case when it comes to adapting historical events—the message, themes, and overall tone and structure of the film can contribute Americans into thinking one way about certain events in American history—regardless of whether or not the accuracy of those events is consistent. Although there are positive outcomes of films dealing with topics because it brings forth conversation, negative outcomes drives from the inaccuracies
While both films are considered to be the best of Buster Keaton’s body of work in the silent film genre. The General and Steamboat Bill Jr. have slight contrasts in their lighting. The cameras themselves, as well as the techniques and lighting effects, show the small gap in time between their release dates. Considering the films short span of time between the films’ respective completions, it comes as no surprise to find miniscule variance in the use of color, hard key lighting, and diffusion despite the fact the films treat the same subject.
Huston used a lot of imagery in her narrative to make her point. She used imagery so that the reader can feel what it was like to be colored. The imagery showed her behavior and how it changed throughout the narrative. “They were peered at cautiously from behind curtains by the timid.
The Matrix is a sci-fi action film, it reflected the world in a bad relation between human and robotic. The main character Neo save the world, and fight with robot. The Matrix is a personal heroism Hollywood movie, it showed the unique characteristics of the music and a good interpretation of the film. The film soundtrack penetrated the suspense style incisively and vividly, especially network technology, the variety of electronic music, advanced film characters’ style which all are quite fit, sometimes people cannot figure the true or false, the actual situation and network is often closely interwoven. The fierce industrial metal music makes people to be feared, under the rule of the brutal machinery world, while those filled with death of
The Wizard of Oz has revealed to be an exceptionally well thought out film when analysed. The film has made use of stylistic elements such as colour, light, sound and mise-en-scene which coincide with the various twists and turns of the plot as Dorothy moves from Kansas, to Oz, and back again. In The Wizard of Oz, the directors have employed the use of different unique editing techniques despite being an early film. It is obvious that the audience is able to notice the absence of colour in the beginning and ending of the film. The audience is able to identify the mood and overall feeling for Dorothy when she is in her family farm in Kansas. The lack of colour shows the audience how boring and normal her life is in Kansas where she wants to
The pictures shown in this movie are still in black-and-white style as it was released in 1961. Actually the pictures were good, but viewers can not enjoy it fully as the black-and-white pictures will really bother them. It is the only weakness I can found in this movie and it is really unfortunate but it also still can be accepted as it was a 1961 movie.
The cinematic language that we hear in modern day movies would not be as it is today if we hadn 't had synchronous sound recordings from the beginning of film. Cinematic Language is the systematic method by which movies communicate with the viewer. Some examples of cinematic language are, Mise-en-scène, camera angles, the use of long takes, & depth of field. Barthes theory of Expressionism, the use of lighting techniques, montage and elaborate props push to make The Wizard of Oz appear to be a spectacle of realism.
1. If you were directing a theater production of The Wizard of Oz, how would you handle the scene with the tornado (starting at time code 15:09)? Would you include a "tornado" in your production? If so, how would you create the impression of a tornado? The way that i would create the impression of the tornado would be adding in a scene where the wind is calm at first but more in time the wind will begin to pick up. I then would add the tornado and have parts on the film were all kinds of anchorless things flying everywhere because of the wind.
Soon after during the early 1930’s, the Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation released the first three-color Technicolor technology. This color process needed a unique type of camera that was able to split the image into three different sections of the film. Filters that were red, blue, and green were used to position the light to the matching filter, once the recording was done the different strips were then combined and developed into a solo color strip that was played through a projector. This latest invention of color introduced a whole new aspect in the world of filmmaking. The filmmaker/filmmakers could than provide more information to the audience about the whereabouts and the setting of a scene with the use of color. A moive, that is a great example of the use of Technicolor, was The Wizard of Oz which was released in 1939 (The Technicolor World of Oz.). The film began with