Movie theater Essays

  • Hollywood Theater History

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    The Haunted Movie Theaters of Hollywood It seems that spirits or ghosts seem to enjoy not only the theater but also watching movies. It appears that many of these ghosts have chosen to haunt Hollywood movie theaters. They can be former actors or actresses or even staff members of the theaters. Mann’s Chinese Theater One of the best recognized landmarks all over the world and especially in Hollywood is the building formerly known as Graumann’s Chinese Theater located on Hollywood Boulevard. Showman

  • Aspect Ratios Research Paper

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    when speaking of television screen and programming size formats as well as such formats for film. In the 1950s, the movie industry responded to the threat of television by increasing the width relative to the height, or in other words, increasing the aspect ratio of films by adopting a wider format. This served to give movies a more panoramic view and keep bringing people into theaters. This wider format for movies is either 1.85:1 or 2.39:1 depending on just how wide it is made.

  • Justice In Bryan Stevenson's Book 'Just Mercy'

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    When you look out at the world today; it won’t take you long to point out all the tragic and horrific things that are occurring daily which include: terrorism, the current refugee situation, genocide, poverty, and mass murders among many others tragedies. Currently in the world today, people desperately need more love than hate, more compassion than judgment, more grace than harshness, and more justice than inequity. These qualities are important (love, compassion, grace) in order to making a difference

  • Super Screen Movies Argument Analysis

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    percentage of positive reviews... actually increased," using the percentage as a basic to conclude that Super Screen movies are high quality. However, there are several crucial pieces of evidence needed to validate this conclusion. The population of movie reviewers is a small sample of all people who see Super Screen movies.

  • The Exploits Of Elaine Advertisement Analysis

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    as paratexts. A paratext can consist of many different things from an ad promoting a book in the newspaper, a trailer for the latest movie or even a review on the new hit single. When it came to the classic silent film serials of the 1910’s-1930’s a rather interesting paratext comes into play, the promotion for a theater owner to screen the film at their local theater. The example we will be examining comes from The Exploits of Elaine (1914), and with this example we will discover how this particular

  • The Silent Film: The Talkies And The Silent Era

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    The Talkies And The Silent Era Have you ever seen a movie that made you think for a while about how they made it or how long it took the actors, directors, and the film crew time and energy to produce a movie with its various components? Or how much money spent on movie essentials such as cameras, microphone, and computers to produce a movie? Producing one film only takes a great deal of thinking, energy, time, and money. Despite these costs, the film industry has been profitable since the 1920’s

  • Gender Differences In Action Movies

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    picking the style of movie to watch. There are four styles of movies that are often chosen. These styles are action, romance, horror, and comedy. Each style comes with its own pros and cons but any can make the right choice. First we have action movies, these are often chosen by the male in the couple. Action movies are exactly what it sounds like, full of action. These movies often have fight scenes, crashes, explosions, and other thrilling activities. The plot of an action movie is usually revenge

  • Finding Nemo Research Paper

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    As I 'm typing this, Madison and I are currently watching Finding Nemo. While looking for a movie to watch for our movie night, I went into my Disney Vault and after seeing the Finding Dory commecials on TV for the umpteenth time, she decided that she wanted to watch Finding Nemo. Now how could I resist, after all it was once one of my favorite Disney Movie when it was first released and I 've watched more than twenty times I 'm sure with each of my other children. However by the time this is posted

  • What Opportunities Made Cinemex's Success Possible?

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    opportunities last? The recent explosion of competition amongst movie theaters tends to stem from various factors that can affect the market. Factors such as consumer demand, customer amenities, the economy, convenience and price. For Cinemex this played a vital role in its decision to create a distinguished brand that was appealing to the general public. Cinemex’s brand focuses on the core principles to deliver an exceptional movie theater experience. For Cinemex, they understood they could enter the

  • Catch Me If You Can Play Analysis

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    into production. The crew was responsible for the elements of set, lighting, sound and costume design. Meanwhile, the actors were responsible for the elements of direction, acting, and audience. All the elements were brought together in a proscenium theater to tell the story of how a young teenager managed to con his way into making over millions in checks while pretending to be a lawyer, a doctor, and a co-pilot. Instead of talking about the elements in the order listed above, I prefer to mention

  • Reaction Paper About Shrek 2

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    the theater such as The Incredibles, The Polar Express, and The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie. However, the arrival of Shrek 2 to the cinema also marked the arrival of the greatest movie that had ever been put together and the movie was recognized as the greatest animation of the year. Many considerations had to be made before Shrek 2 earned the title of the greatest movie ever made, and it wasn’t easy. Shrek 2 ticked off every checkmark that is needed to be considered an all-around great movie and

  • Moguls And Movie Stars: Film Analysis

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    The documentary Moguls and Movie Stars (2010) highlights the struggles movie theatre owners went through after world war II. After the war, people were no longer in urban areas, which means they were further from movie theatres. After the rise of the drive-in movie theatre, “the studios were losing control over when and where moviegoers saw their movies” (Haber, 2010). The movie moguls had to change way they connect with the viewers. The moguls tried to compete with television by introducing cinemascope¬—

  • Stereotypes In Disney Movies Essay

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    People love a good fairytale story. Disney as a company has made insane amounts of money on that fact. The simplest way of telling these stories are through movies. Many people, like myself, love these films and don’t dig exceptionally deep into them. Other’s however, can’t or won’t see past the times. What I mean by this, is that people find many of the Disney films to be extremely sexist and plague the minds of young girls by telling them what they need to look like to have a love story like the

  • A Raisin In The Sun Compare And Contrast

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    some movie producers do. When a movie is based off of a book and some parts are not needed they take out that scene. For instance, in the movie A Raisin in the Sun, they take out quite a few parts that lead to nowhere. While in the play there are many unneeded parts. The movie, A Raisin in the Sun, is better than the play because it includes more detail and background story. Many similarities between the play and movie are shown, although the differences are certainly there, in the movie the characters

  • The Movie Theater Industry

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    conditions, the latest financial downturn has had a perceptible negative effect. The film business should be evaluated to comprehend the competition in the motion picture theater industry in order to enhance it (Silver and John 492). Albeit numerous viewers are fulfilled by the nearness of a few motion picture show and theaters

  • The Production Code: Hollywood Censorship Of Hollywood

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    the audience should never have the sympathy of criminals, evil, or sin; only correct standards of life should be shown; and laws should not be broken (Brooke). Censorship is when somebody's ability to say something or see something is taken away. Movie censorship was brought to a national level through the Production Code that was instituted to protect Hollywood. The Production Code changed the way

  • Differences Between The 30's And 40s

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    the theater. She doesn't care what's showing, as long as she's transported to another dimension, far away from her troubles, especially if romance is involved. When the realization finally came to me that people in this time period would accept any movie available, I started to understand why some movies of 'the 30's and 40's are extremely bad. They apparently took any script and forced stars (through their contracts) to make any movie that might produce a profit. The female star of the movie talks

  • All Is Lost Movie Analysis

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    battles and chases need to be depicted in nuanced ways. Fights need to be choreographed to be amazing yet realistic. The audience is gripped by the growing tension. They are lifted out of their daily realities, and lost for those hours, within the movie. If you’ve got some free time on your hands and need to disappear into an intense thriller, check out this adrenaline-pumping list of flicks. 25. “Bad Boys II” (2003) Figure 1: Martin Lawrence.

  • Personal Narrative: Matthew Peterson

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    lights. Once the lights turned on I recognized it was a theater room but this theater room was not like any other average in home theater room. The thing with Matthew’s theater room is that it actually looked just like a movie theater. It had the dimmed lights on the side of the wall along with dark red curtains hanging down to the floor next to the screen and all along the walls. The theater also had real authentic glowing red leather theater seats that could fully recline backwards with cup holders

  • Raiders Of The Lost Ark: A Narrative Analysis

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    The 1970s were full of auteurs with celebrity movie directors showing their artistic signatures. However, the 1980s and ‘90s saw a shift back to the old Hollywood preference for genre cinema with big films that targeted a vast audience. This biggest trend during this time period was the blockbuster, or event film, that gives the audience a dramatic experience aside from plot and performance. Once this shift took place, the small-scale alternative to Hollywood’s blockbuster brigade was the independent