4. Movie a. Definition of Movie According by Summer (2006:476), movie is: 1) A roll of material which is sensitive to light and which is used in camera fo taking photographs or moving pictures for the cinema, 2) A story, play, etc. recorded on film to be shown in the cinema, on television, etc. b. Genre types of Movie Prince (2004: 243) states “There are the main genre types of movie: 1) Gangster Movie
There is a relationship between the visual and aural aesthetics in Goodfellas and the constant simmering presence of violence as an extension of masculinity. Far more than previous dealings with violence, crime and masculinity, in films like Taxi Driver and Raging Bull, Goodfellas is a visually pleasing film. Full of bright colours and smooth camera work; even the violent scenes are not nearly as potent as the shoot-out in the finale of Taxi Driver. In Goodfellas the camera, which prowls smoothly on cranes and dollies is accompanied by an up-tempo soundtrack with lighting that highlights the characters’ brash material possessions.
Merriam-Webster defines dilemma as “a problem offering two possibilities, neither of which is unambiguously acceptable or preferable”. In the same context, ethical means “behaviors conforming to accepted standards of conduct”. Together, ethical dilemma implies a situation offering two unambiguously acceptable or preferable possibilities that involve conforming to accepted standards of conduct. This seemingly complicated and unrealistic concept, in fact, pervades every aspect of our culture. The first time I observed this concept was the day I watched the movie in the theater for the first time in my life.
Loosely based on the story of the Supremes, Dreamgirls illustrates one Motown groups rise to fame. The fictional Dreams are followed from their humble beginnings in Detroit, to their recasting, and finally their break up. Filled with flashy costumes and infectious music, Dreamgirls became a broadway hit. Well received by critics, the musical was nominated for 13 Tony awards, and won six. For years, movie adaptations had been in the works, but due to legal or interest complications, the plans never came to fruition.
Another reason for The Godfather being a masterpiece of cinema is the film’s reception and cultural influence. Upon its release, The Godfather received acclaim from both critics and audiences as well. Critics and people alike praised the film for its capture of the time period and places it features, along with the performance of the cast and the score of the movie. Most critics of then and today cite the film as one of the most influential films of all time, which even shows with review websites that have been used today. The movie review website, Rotten Tomatoes has a critic rating of ninety-nine percent based on eighty-five reviews and an audience rating of ninety-nine percent.
Chances are, a considerable amount of our nation is unaware of how the United States was impacted by the Prohibition Era in the 1920’s and how people in that time took the opportunity to make mass amounts of money. F. Scott Fitzgerald represents through the works of the Great Gatsby how society was changed by gangsterism in the 1920’s. Organized crime is a high end business run by criminals who aim to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit. Including racketeering, the impact of the committed illegal actions and crime. Fitzgerald was inspired by the unethical actions of organized crime in the 20’s which can be seen through the actions of Jay Gatsby and Meyer Wolfsheim.
Javier Guardia Dr. Michael Johnmann Cultures of America May 28th 2015 “The Godfather, I and II”: Patterns of corruption By Anthony Ambrogio There is a case to be stated that the first two Godfathers films form the “Great American Movie” of the twentieth century. The Godfather part one was first released in 1972. On the other hand, The Godfather part two was released in 1974 to great critical acclaim. Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather is among one of the best films ever produced.
Prohibition Prohibition was a major part of the 1920s, “Prohibition created more crime. It destroyed legal jobs and created a black market in which criminals violently fought over” (Hanson). The 18th amendment was mainly created to help stop problems and abuse that was occurring in families because of alcoholic husbands. The amendment also promised to lower crime and violence rates, but instead, it increased them. Prohibition had the intention to do good but, it ended up creating many more problems for the U.S. to handle both economically and socially.
Vincent Mayer Mr. Dimitri Practical math January 19,2018 Top ten horror movies of all Time For this statistics paper, I will be writing about the top ten horror movies of all time, I will be talking about the movies IMDb scores and any other score that can be applied to a movie. I chose this topic because I personally enjoy watching horror movies in my spare time and with friends. In this statistics paper, I will be talking about ten different horror movies, these movies are The Exorcist (1973), Halloween (1978), The Shining (1980), Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Scream (1996), Saw (2004), Poltergeist (1982), Carrie (1976), and The Conjuring (2013).
Brief Summary The film City of God is a account of the harsh realities that existed in Rio de Janeiro during the 1960’s. The film follows the story of two boys Rocket & Li'l Zé and how they both rise out of their violent and improvised circumstances; one becoming a photographer and the other a drug dealer.