It is as if both directors tell the audience to take a breath and stop worrying about these large concepts. Zack Handlen communicates in his A.V. Club review of The Seventh Seal that the film expresses that “We may all be the punchline in some cosmic joke that no one will ever hear, but we can still be kind to one another. (2009)”. Each story, though the main characters have different goals, eventually realize the importance of being kind to the people around them. Both The Seventh Seal and 8 ½ express a unique sense of vulnerability with the audience.
He is just an extra that has big dreams of becoming a famous Hollywood actor. Well, the fact is that becoming famous is nearly impossible to achieve. He does not like this job, but he loves the experience of going through what actors have to go through in order to get noticed by the director. This experience provided the author material for his journal, which can help him as a journalist. His sarcasm in his narration helps with his satire, and it provided more information to the
Although I 'm sure that Hot Sugar is a very rare and talented artist this part of the movie just keeps bugging me. It make me upset because the movie is really entertaining, it succeeds in introducing me to Hot Sugar and making me interested in his works but all I want to write about is the part that troubling me the most.
The place that Poe chose to use as his setting make the story even more creepy. Also, the way that he describes the way the catacombs look makes me feel as if I’m actually there. Poe described it was so good that I felt that I could make a movie of them walking through the catacombs. This quote will show you how good his description is “ Bowed him through several suites of rooms to the archway that led to several vaults. I passed down a long and winding staircase, requesting him to be cautious as he followed” (Poe 4).
Although this may seem depressing this is how Alfred Hitchcock was the thus his films reflected his true beliefs. The two films share similarities in their plot, characters, mise-en-scene and more but they both maintain their individuality from each other as well. They contain different themes of deception, love, death, survival, and romance, and they are capable of holding the attention of the watcher through the entire film. The films deserve to be praised just as the director deserves to
The article "Creative ability of Disaster" by Susan Sontag talks about that our dream creative ability assumes us to a position that numbs us from the truth of fear, genuine or expected. It diverts us from deplorable agonies. Dream in science fiction makes the world look great yet it is killing it. Individuals who see a calamity as a dream can discharge themselves from typical commitments. Science Fiction movies are generally thought to be a standout amongst the best of the famous work of art.
The Hanging Garden, while not a true fantasy film, uses elements of the fantastical in order to tell a story and to present a spectrum of masculinity. The film, in my opinion, best uses mystery and the extraordinary to present this spectrum. Specifically, the simultaneous existence of the Sweet William who commits suicide, the Sweet William who leaves as an adolescent, and the even younger Sweet William really allows the viewer to compare the types of masculinity that are presented in The Hanging Garden as they all have different dynamics to the other masculine figures in the film. One of the first scenes that exemplifies this dynamic is when we see, or rather just hear, the alcoholic father hit William. This shows the father as a bullying
John Steinbeck creates an illusion in these two characters, and because they are so alike, his writing affects the reader’s perception of Cal and Cathy. This is mainly through diction, connotations, and parallelism because they really showcase how double-sided people can be. All of the characters in East of Eden have direct and hidden personalities, so if Steinbeck didn’t include the rhetorical strategies used to create his manipulative tactics, everyone would be seen as their essentially true self. He convinces the readers that his knowledge of the characters plays to his advantage because he can just casually insert a certain type of connotational word to shift the reader’s attention from what the character is actually doing to how it contributes to them being good or evil. So is it resemblance or
Baz Luhrmann’s films are known their ability to make a watcher feel as if they are part of the show. Between his use of camera angles, shots and the use of a narrator, it’s no wonder he is able to keep viewers on the edge of their seat. But how does Baz Luhrmann pull off this spectacular feat of his? This is probably explained best by referring to Baz Luhrmann’s films and how he himself has evolved as a director.
What Freak the Mighty’s all about By: Dillon O. Freak the Mighty is a very elegant story. Both the movie and history are enjoyable and fascinating. It tells of two boys named Max and Kevin also known as (Freak) and they really don’t exactly fit in. They want to find where they really belong.
“The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.” (Bodhidharma) Spoken by a monk from the fifth century, the words are still true today as they were then. They are reflected in the novel The Great Gatsby, where the american dream during the 1920’s is under inspection.
As far as the movie goes it is very well done by paying homage to Krakauer’s Into the Wild. However because the movie is very linear in story telling as well as watered down characterization of Chris McCandless, the movie a watered down version of a story told with a much more interesting characterization and plot narrative. The novel Into the Wild combines the thrilling
Visually show on page 27 what “retains the shock that first whacked him” means. On page 33, it’s not clear what is meant by Jimmy is “visibly hit with a realization in an exaggerated way...” How will the viewing audience understand this? On page 67, avoid explaining feelings, “What Felicity says…” In summary, one can envision a really fun film about a man who tries to figure out what happened to him, but it’s unclear in this presentation if the true intention is a broad or dark comedy or a more dramatic presentation.
Hello, Dr. Satterlee! I've done everything correctly. Unfortunately, I was having computer issues due the server storm we suffered in our area and every time I tried to submit the Discussion Board Thread, it kept submitting the saved draft. However, that's not your problem, but a loss on my part. On the other hand, please accept my apologies, for not responding sooner.