Martin Scorsese Essays

  • Violence In Martin Charles Scorsese

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    Christ” and “The Departed”- this is only a short list of movies which were directed by a talented Italian-American screenwriter, Martin Charles Scorsese. With more than 50 years of film directing experience, with lots of rewards, including Oskar, he remains to be one of the most influential and recognized film producers around the globe. From very young age Mr. Scorsese was very passionate about film making and at the age of 26 he already debuted in the film industry with his movie “Who's That

  • The Movie 1408 Movie

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    Emine Arslan Dr. Pieter Verstraete Introduction the Film Studies 227 23 November 2015 Directed by Mikael Håfström, 1408 is a movie that would contain the genres of psychology and thriller. The movie is adapted by Stephen King's short story. It is seen as a successful movie due to having many awards by many film contexts. 1408 was nominated 8 awards and won 4 It won ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, Fajr Film Festival International

  • Discrimination In Paulina Salas's 'Death And The Maiden'

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    According to the Oxford English Dictionary, discrimination is the “unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.” Paulina Salas, the female protagonist of Death and the Maiden, is a character that has endured the worst discriminatory excesses of the Pinochet regime; raped and denied her political voice. While Dorfman sets his play during the transition from dictatorship, there are still signs of discrimination evident in the Escobar

  • The Film Taxi Driver

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    The film Taxi Driver is about Travis Bickle, an insomniac taxi driver that is discharged honorably from the US Marine. Travis is a lonely and unhappy being operating in the dirty New York City. Travis decides to become a taxi driver to deal with his chronic insomnia. Other than driving people at night, Travis also likes to spend time in theaters that air porn movies and he also keeps a diary of his activities. During his work, he meets a client with the name Betsy and gets infatuated with her. Betsy

  • Film Analysis Of Honor Thy Father

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    “Honor Thy Father,” a crime drama film directed by Erik Matti, was an official entry to the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival. It won several awards such as the best director, which is very well deserved for the phenomenal directing and filming of Erik Matti. Throughout the movie, the blocking, visuals, and scenes are very well thought of, which is supported by exemplary acting from its cast. Each technical aspect of the film works together perfectly, from the saturation and color of each scene to

  • Jazzonia Poem Analysis

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    The final poem of significance is Jazzonia, in which Hughes experiments with literary form to transform the act of listening to jazz into an ahistorical and biblical act. Neglecting form, it is easy to interpret the poem shallowly as a simple depiction of a night-out in a cabaret with jazz whipping people into a jovial frenzy of singing and dancing. But, the poem possesses more depth, when you immerse yourself in the literary form. The first aspect of form to interrogate is the couplet Hughes thrice

  • Holden Caulfield In The Catcher In The Rye

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    I believe a good friend is someone who is honest, non-judgemental, and empathetic. So, would Holden Caulfield, the protagonist in The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger, qualify as a good friend? In some ways he would be a good friend, in some ways he would not. Holden Caulfield is a rebellious teenager, who doesn’t live a stable life. He is judgemental, dishonest, and apathetic. Although at times he can be kind and caring. Overall, Holden Caulfield would not make a good friend. Firstly, Caulfield

  • Sion Sono Analysis

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    This particular movie marked Sion Sono 's return to the themes and forms that made him what he is, after the double break of Himizu and Land of Hope. The film premiered on the Venice Film Festival, where a 10-minute standing ovation took place upon its conclusion. Many parallel stories are running simultaneously in Why Don 't You Play in Hell and it is quite an accomplishment that Sono does not lose track of them. Ten years ago, Ikegami, a yakuza boss, staged a hit against rival Muto that ended

  • Creative Biography: Quentin Tarantino

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    Creative biography - Quentin Tarantino Quentin Tarantino is an American filmmaker born on the 27th of March, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie McHugh, is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin rose to fame in 1992 with the debut of his hit film Reservoir Dogs which appeared at sundance film festival and kick started his success in the film industry, he followed this up in 1994 with Pulp Fiction which

  • Wings Of Desire Analysis

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    The movie, “Wings of desire” is a greatly praised and multi-award winning movie including best directors for Wenders at Cannes 1987. The movie’s director, Wim Wenders was assisted by Peter Handke, the screenplay and Henry Alekan as the director of photography. The main actors and actresses in the film include Bruno Ganz as Damiel, Solveig Dommartin as Marion, Otto Sander as Cassiel, Curt Bios as Homer the aged poet, Peter Falk as Der film star and finally Nick Cave as Himself. The two hours long

  • Django Unchained Analysis

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    in the Iron Mask and so on, he appears in nomination for the best leading actor in many awarding ceremonies. Because of his active involvement in those causes, he has received praise from environmental groups. Among the accolades received were the Martin Litton Environment Award, in 2001, from Environment Now, and the Environmental Leadership Award in 2003 from Global Green USA. Of all his acting scene in his 2012 movies, Django Unchained, 2012 American revisionist Western film written and directed

  • Groundhog Day Movie Analysis

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    To live a certain day many times might be an exceptional experience for some, and it might a tiring one for others. From my perspective living a certain day many times is very beneficial because it provides a one with enough time and chances to experience and try different and new things. If I were given a chance to live a certain day of my life I would choose my birthday because it is one of happiest days of my life. While I choose to repeat that day, The main character in the Groundhog Day movie

  • Themes In The Modern City

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    The most prevalent themes in the book are centred on the modern city and concern its architecture, street life, spaces and the daily routines of its inhabitants. He saw the arcades as a microcosm of the macrocosm. The whole world can be viewed through this miniature lens by simply entering and analysing the Arcades of Paris. They made shops into wondrous marvels visited by tourists that wished to bask in their enormity beauty. The arcades paved a way for new building and iron technology as the

  • Much Ado About Nothing Dramatic Analysis

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    How Does Shakespeare make the passage with Don John so Dramatic? (Act3 Scene2) In the Act 3 Scene 2 of the book “Much Ado About Nothing” Don John is planning to ruin the marriage of Claudio and Hero, (daughter of Leonato) in order to get revenge to his brother Don Pedro. This scene shows a conversation between Don Pedro and Claudio listening to Don John who is trying to convince them with a lie that Claudio should not marry Hero because she is impure and if he marries her it will be a disgrace

  • Reflection Of My Experience In High School Education

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    I started my high school education in Al Sanawbar private school I’ve been studying there since kindergarten I think this school is very known in AlAin. I learned a lot from this school, I knew every single teacher in it from grade 1 till grade 12 I never thought teachers will be unfair with student’s grades, I always had average grades although I use to study and understand everything that teachers gives us. I never cared about my grades until high school. Since grade 12 was the most

  • Similarities Between Lord Of The Rings And Star Wars

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    Lord of the Rings and Star Wars are both brilliant films in not only mine, but many others opinions. Both, high intensity productions are made up of extremely memorable characters who are on a mission for something very important to their well-being. Both franchises have accumulated a lot of success using similar sci-fi techniques. Lord of the Rings and Star Wars take an approach on many different ideas but both have something great to offer to the public. A very broad yet, accurate similarity

  • Farewell My Concubine Film Analysis

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    Farewell My Concubine is a powerful tale of friendship, forbidden love and betrayal. The film, directed by Chen Kaige has received widespread critical and popular success around the world, tugging at the heartstrings of its many movie-goers. In accreditation to its success, the film was also nominated for two Academy Awards and had been the winner of the Palme d 'Or at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival (Festival De Cannes, 2017). The plot follows two Beijing opera stars through decades of change in China

  • Rest Of The Family In Friel's Dancing At Lughnasa

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    With reference to the way Friel presents Kate in the extract and elsewhere in the play, show how far you agree that Kate controls the rest of the family. I agree that Friel presents Kate as being in control of the rest of the family throughout the entirety of Dancing at Lughnasa. Kate is presented as the head of the household, having looked after her siblings since their parents died. Michael’s opening monologue describes her as “a national schoolteacher”, a job associated with having authority

  • Blood Brothers Character Analysis

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    The Gateway Academy Drew Wooderson Blood Brothers Unit 2 Blood Brothers is a play that is made and wrote by Willy Russell There are lots of characters in blood brothers such as Mrs Lyons, Mr Lyons, Mrs Johnston, Sammy Johnston, Edward Lyons and Linda. All of these characters play a big role in the play for example mickey and Edward are set as eight year old kids and Sammy is set as a ten year old, Linda likes to tag along and hang around with the boys, we portrayed them by using good

  • Changeling Film Analysis

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    Changeling is a 2008 film based on an old American crime story called the “Wineville Chicken Coop Murders,” directed by auteur director, Clint Eastwood. In the film, Angelina Jolie plays the main role of 1920s single mother, Christine Collins, who relentlessly pursues the search of her son, once he is discovered to be missing. Reinterpreting the true story, Eastwood takes the audience of the film on the search with Mrs. Collins, steering her to unfold the true corruption and abusive authority of