Low-angle shot Essays

  • Swedish Army Advertisement Analysis

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    mainly targeted for younger adults to join their cause. When analysing both of these advertisements, it came up that they used a range of filming techniques to persuade the target audience. These filming techniques included sound, lighting, camera angles and other numerous techniques and sub titles for the Swedish ad. The use of props and various scenes were used to draw in a particular target audience in the advertisement. Through various camera techniques and the setting of the

  • 'Racial Stereotypes In The Film Crash'

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    and the prejudices in today’s society through his Oscar award winning film, Crash. Through the use of highly effective cinematography, Haggis creates an emotive film opposing these racial stereotypes. In particular, techniques such as camera angles and shots, mise en scène, symbolism, dialogue and sound are used in considering prejudices. These techniques are used to challenge initial judgements, portray emotion in scenes and demonstrate the consequences of racial stereotyping. Haggis skilfully uses

  • Similarities Between Frankenstein And Prometheus

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    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein depicts the remarkable resemblance to the “modern” myth of Prometheus. The intertextuality used to connect these two stories, allow Shelley to bring out the most prominent themes of Power and suffering. As both of the characters deal differently with the struggle to resist the power that comes with creating life, the inevitable end for both characters are the same; they fall at the hands of their own creations. Shelley carefully utilizes the legend of Prometheus to express

  • Hitchcock Panic Room Analysis

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    ON CONTEMPORARY DIRECTORS AND THEIR INFLUENCE Modern directors take a leaf out of the books of early directors all the time; be it in a form of a shot, character traits, or just generic similarities, it has all been done. These contemporary directors tread the thin line between plagiarism and influence with great competence, and produce work which is bound to go down in the vaults, like the ones they took inspiration from. Owing to his unconventional shooting methods, Hitchcock has a whole

  • Warwick Thornton's Film Samson And Delilah

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    This essay will analyse the extent to which Warwick Thornton’s film Samson and Delilah conforms to the conventional representations of Aboriginal Australians in the Australian context. Specifically, it will focus on three tropes that are perpetually (ubiquitously) associated with Aborigines in Australia such as poverty, drug abuse and marginalisation. These three tropes are discussed in the light of being racist notions that are attached to the concept of aboriginality by the wider Australian society

  • Abbas Kiarostami's Ten Film Analysis

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    Abstract: Iranian films have a unique space in the realm of cinema. They are exceptional, simple, innovative and inspirational. Abbas Kiarostami is a prominent figure of Iranian cinema whose films received international acclaim. His extremely minimalist directorial mode, experimental style and unconventional narrative patterns make his films oppositional to the traditional feature films. He is one of the pioneers of Iranian New Wave cinema. Kiarostami’s Ten (2002) is quintessentially an experimental

  • Product Placement In Carl Reiner's 1979 Film The Jerk

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    Product Placement, Part A: The Jerk (1979) According to BusinessDictionary.com, product placement is an “advertising technique used by companies to subtly promote their products through a non-traditional advertising technique, usually through appearances in film, television, or other media.” (Product Placement, n.d.). In Carl Reiner’s 1979 film The Jerk, Steve Martin plays Navin, a young white man who believed himself to be born black. Once he realizes that he is in fact not black, Navin sets

  • Problems Mark Watney Face In The Martian

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    In this essay I will discuss three of the many problems Mark Watney faces in the Martian. The first major problem Watney faces is getting stranded and wounded on Mars. The second problem Watney faces is how he is going to survive on mars till help can come. The final problem he faces is how is he going to get to the Ares, so he can leave Mars. The first problem Mark Watney face on Mars is getting injured and becoming stranded on Mars. I feel this is the most significant problem because the emotional

  • Roberto Benigni's Life Is Beautiful

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    The Italian movie “Life is Beautiful” has a sense of humor and sorrow. It shows how life can be somewhat imbalanced yet it can still be beautiful especially when you are with the people you love. The actors gave out their potential but the most outstanding was Roberto Benigni. A watcher will not end the movie without smiling a bit and perhaps a heartfelt laugh. The Guido himself, Roberto Benigni, was also the director and co-writer of the film;which is a possible reason for a good portrayal of his

  • Pinocchio Short Story Analysis

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    The story of Pinocchio has formed an integral part of the canon of bedtime stories for a large part of the world’s children. However, like any fairy tale, this story is also found in different forms, mediums and versions all across the world. Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio of the 1880’s for the Italian audience, and Disney’s Pinocchio of 1940 for the American audience, are two forms of the Pinocchio textual network. Poverty is significant to the fulfilment of some of the purposes and aims of the Collodi

  • Cinematic Techniques In Tim Burton's Films

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    film. In Edward Scissorshand, Edward was different from everyone because he wore black and dark colors and he also had scissor as hands because that is what his inventor gave him. Edward's hair showed his character. Tim Burton used over the shoulder shots to show how mean and scary the characters were and how they ganged up on the unusual looking family that took Edward in as their own. In the intro to the movie, there was creepy, intense music to show how Edward made the gossip club feel. Burton made

  • The Ghost Of Greylock Chapter Summary

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    Briefly Summarize the book. The Ghost of Graylock is about two kids, Bree and Neil Cady, who go and visit with their Aunt's Claire and Anna because they are having family problems with their parents. Along the way ,they meet two kids , Wesley and Eric , who become their friends. The four of them have heard about the rumors of Graylock and decide to go and explore the abandoned asylum. They thought it was going to be a normal investigation, but it turns out to be the scariest day of their lives.

  • A Beautiful Mind Comparison Essay

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    similarities and differences of how the directors, David Fincher (The Social Network) and Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), have represented the main characters’ obsession and how it affects them. The shots of A Beautiful Mind consists of mainly medium, high angle and low angle shots. John Nash is often shot in a medium shot this shows him in relation to his surroundings. The film uses colour as symbolic of good and evil for example when John Nash is at home later in the movie he wears beige (light good colours)

  • 2001 A Space Odyssey Film Analysis

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    The famous science-fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by the stalwart filmmaker, Stanley Kubrick, can be described as one of the seminal works ever in the history of world cinema. The film succeeds in leaving a very lasting effect on the minds of the audience with its sheer quintessence of content and aesthetic portrayal on the screen. An introspective analysis of the contextual work can make one understand how the filmmaker exudes his cinematic prowess via the use of impressive cinematic

  • Dexter Scene Analysis

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    changes, camera angles, camera distance and the different lengths of a shot in both scenes. The producers change them in every scene depending on the message they want to relay to the viewers. Looking at the scene in Dexter episode two about half way through. This scene takes place in a courtroom and establishes that in the first scene to the audience. Matt Chambers is on trial for his numerous drunk driving accidents he has caused over the years. The lighting in this scene is mostly low-key throughout

  • Miranda Hobbes In Sex And The City

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    2. Cynthia Nixon Cynthia Nixon portrayed the role of Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City. Sex and the City was an American romantic comedy television program that was produced by HBO and made by Darren Star. This film was televised from 1998 up to 2004 which had a total of 94 episodes. In the film, Miranda Hobbes was a lawyer who had been tremendously suspicious about men and relationships. She was one of the famous 4 ladies that poised the New York Streets and had been hardly in on-and-off romantic

  • Catch Me If You Can Title Sequence Analysis

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    Analysis of the technical aspects of the title sequences 1. Introduction In this essay I will discuss the technical aspects of the title sequences such as the shots, the look and texture, colour, sound, music, texts, motion and aesthetics, among others. We will look at Seven film (1995) by David Fincher and Catch Me if You Can released in 2002, directed by Steven Spielberg as my chosen title sequences. 2. Body 2.1 Seven Figure 1 Seven Title Sequence Seven is a psychological Thriller/Drama

  • Existentialism In Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

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    In Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, a couple, Joel Barrish and Clementine Kruzynski, relationship has taken a turn for the worst decides to undergo a memory erasing surgery and later end up dating each other again. Throughout this movie, one of the partners regrets their decision after realizing he still loves his partner and desperately tries to stop the surgery but fails. Due to the Joel and Clementine failure to reverse the procedure, they fall in love again. As due to their

  • John Updike Rabbit Run Themes

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    John Updike`s novel Rabbit, Run (1960) the first of what was to become the Rabbit tetralogy and the fourth novel of his works. It depicts three months in the life of the protagonist Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, a young man, a 26-year-old former high school basketball star, who is working now as a demonstrator of a kitchen gadget, the Magi Peel vegetable peeler. He has married young, since more than two years because his girlfriend Janice was pregnant and she is once again seven months pregnant. She is

  • Metamorous Relationship Essay

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    The most common scenario is one where the couple in question has been in a long-term relationship for a substantial period of time and decides to take on an additional third, fourth, or fifth significant other who plays more of a supporting role in the relationship. Like polyamory, there may be a set of predefined rules to be followed in any open relationship. However, as previously discussed, labelling a relationship as “open” generalizes it by looping it in with other consensual non-monogamous