Essay on Film Director

The problems that many critics have found in the auteur theory

The ‘auteur theory’ in the context of film is usually seen as a director who stamps his or her individual style onto a film. The auteur theory has evolved by the French critics at ‘Cahiers Du Cinema’ in the 1950s. Francis Truffant was one of these French critics and later exposed in detail by author […]

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Quotidian Films and the ‘World That is Ours’

Siegfried Kracauer’s writings on film, and his outline of the decline of a common cultural foundation based on religious beliefs, are rooted in his attempt to soothe a culture that he describes as disoriented and fractured. Kracauer, along with Benjamin and Adorno, are essentially humanists, and their critiques and analyses of the workings of mass […]

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Shakespeare’s King Henry the V

In my essay I will comment on the different interpretations of Shakespeare’s King Henry V, Act 1, Scene 2 by Olivier and Branagh. The two film directors, Olivier and Branagh, create very different moods and atmospheres. Both directors also use different techniques of film language to get a particular image across to the audience. The […]

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Grey Gardens Documentary

The 1975 docudrama movie tells us about the narrative of the Beales. “Big Edie” and “Little Edie. ” aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. severally. The two adult females lived on poorness and isolation in one of the suites of the 28-room sign of the zodiac at one of the vicinity of East Hampton. […]

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Can Jeunet be justified as an auteur even though his earliest works were co directed with Caro

Jeunets films can be considered the work of an auteur, even though Jeunets earlier works were collaborative projects with Marc Caro,Jeunet can still be justified as an auteur, even though his first films were co-directed with Marc Caro as his signature style established in these collaborative works is continued throughout his film making.I want to […]

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Psycho – 3245 words – College

“Hitchcock stunned the world in 1960 with the horror film that pushed back the boundaries of acceptability. He wanted a reaction, and he got one. Audiences fainted, walked out and boycotted screenings but they wouldn’t forget the horror that was Psycho. ” We have been studying the acclaimed thriller ‘Psycho’ produced and directed by Alfred […]

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Scarface Analysis

The gangster movie genre is one of the most popular among the modern movies and some of the best film directors have produced some very excellent gangster movies. For my first film analysis, I decided to analyze my favorite gangster movie of all time. The movie that I analyzed is called “Scarface” and is directed […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Frank Capra’s movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” is one of the most remarkable movies which has ageless and timeless quality in its dramatic appeal to the audience as well has been classed as a masterpiece from the cinematic technique which was used to project the movie at the time.

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