Films

A History Of Horror Movies

Fear is one of the most fascinating and powerful emotions of the human body. There is something thrilling about the sudden shock and prolonged anxiety experienced when one is afraid. For centuries, writers have played on this human emotion as a form of entertainment. From reading ghost stories, to telling scary tales around the campfire, […]

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Kodak vs. Fujifilm

What causes a company to declare bankruptcy? This is what most business entrepreneurs fear the most something they work so hard for to fail. There are ways to mitigate the risk of starting a business and ways to save one that is failing. Eastman Kodak Company is a large multinational company that has recently filed […]

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Film Slaves 1969

How did slavery affect African-American families in the movie and what do you think is its long- term outcome? African-American families were affected by slavery in various aspects. In some ways, more than other enslaved African-American families, they resembled other families who lived in other times and places under vastly different circumstances. Slavery was a […]

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Final Film Critique of the Film V for Vendetta

I will be doing exactly that with one of my favorite films; V for Vendetta. In analyzing this film, I hope to give a better understanding of the story, characters, and overall film quality of this movie. No movie is Just thrown together and put on the big screen. Every film begins with a story. […]

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Femme Fatale – Film Noir

Film Noir is a reflection of, and reaction to, the world within which it was created. With the majority of the films shot from mid-ass through to late ass, Film Noir is a lens into the fears and values of that time and society. With the world coming to terms with the horror of what […]

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Camera views in The Outsiders film

This report is about how films work. In this report, I will give examples from the book and movie called ‘The Outsiders’. I will be using examples from ‘The Outsiders’ because the film has a lot of examples on camera movements, for example, close-ups, camera turning around, downward views, colored screen, camera edits, etc. , […]

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How Important Is Marketing to a Film’s Success

No matter how good a film is, there is more to achieving success than the artistic side of the film. Unless the public is made aware of an up-and –coming film, there will not be a high turnout for the film. A lack of good marketing can cause many problems and stop a film from […]

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Sociology and Film Snow White

First topic: Writing about a film Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by the Grimm Brothers. I plan on focusing on Marxist’s views on society and class struggle between the bourgeois class who owned the factories and the proletariat class who worked for them. Karl Marx did advocate for a revolution in which it would […]

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Super Size Me: a Film of Epic Proportions

Super Size Me, a documentary film by Morgan Spurlock, delves deep into the fast food world. This documentary takes the viewers through Spurlock’s experiment: eating McDonald’s three times a day, everyday, for thirty days. The rules: 1. Spurlock must fully eat McDonald’s three times a day. 2. Spurlock must try every item, over the thirty […]

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Stereotypes in Film

Stereotypes in FIlm After examining the film “Mean Girls”, it can be observed that clear stereotypical gender roles and social class distinctions still exist in contemporary western society. As described by Judith Andre in her article in the Pearson Anthology, a stereotype is a “conventional, formulaic, and usually oversimplified conception, opinion or belief” (60). In […]

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Conflict in Film

Interpersonal Conflict “Hitch” Com 200 Instructor Bryant January 15, 2012 The main interpersonal conflict in the movie Hitch is the miscommunication between the two main characters. There are three main characters in this movie, but the two main ones that have miscommunication is Alex Hitchings who is known as Hitch and Sara Melas who is […]

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Night of the Living Dead Film Review Paper

Melynda “Myndee” J. Baron Dr. David Sidore HUMN 1002 – Perspectives on Society in Film Due October 6, 2008 Night of the Living Dead Review Can a zombie movie in the late 1960s have shone light on racism? The movie “Night of Living Dead” written by John A. Russo and George A. Romero and directed […]

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Factors Affecting Growth of Film Industry in Africa

National University of Science and Technologhy NAME:DAVID SURNAME:MAKACHA STUDENT NUMBER: N0070508B COURSE: MEDIA IN AFRICA DEPARTMENT:JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES QUESTION Outline factors hindering the development of film Industry in Africa ? Gebre-Egziabher (2006) notes that film was first introduced in Africa in the 1920s. It was used as a propaganda tool to manipulate the Africans […]

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Compare and Contrast Reading a Book and Watching a Film

Compare and contrast reading a book and watching a film. With references to “touching the void” and another book. Books and movies have similarities and differences. When we read a book we create a visual image in our heads, whereas when we watch a movie the image is already created. In “touching the void” and […]

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Economics for Managerial Decision Making: The Film Industry

| THE FILM INDUSTRY| Economics for Managerial Decision Making| Research Paper Fall 2011, Term2| | 12/7/2011| | Authors: Praveen Menon Introduction: The film industry consists of the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking: i. e. film production companies, film studios, cinematography, film production, screenwriting, pre-production, post production, film festivals, distribution; and actors, film directors and […]

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Merchant of Venice Film Analysis

English 101-210 Final Draft Battle of the Directors The Merchant of Venice, also known as “The Jew of Venice” is a drama play originally written by William Shakespeare in 1598. The major conflict occurs when a man named Antonio (Venetian merchant) fails to pay off a loan to a greedy Jewish money loaner known as […]

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The Hays Code in Film Noir

The Hays Code in Film Noir The Motion Picture Production Code, commonly known as the Hays Code, was adopted in March 1930, though it was not truly enforced until four years later in 1934. This set of rules had tremendously influenced the way Hollywood movies were made for a number of years. This code was […]

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Hollywood films

There is a world wide fame and craze for Hollywood films for its incomparable cinematography, editing techniques, sound, music, screen play and budget. Whether it is animated cartoon show of Tom & Jerry (Joseph Barbera) or animated film Prince of Egypt (1998), Shrek (2001) or films like “Jurassic Park” (1993) or Hollywood block bluster movies […]

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The Awful Truth and My Man Godfrey

For this midterm, I decided to write about two screwball comedy films: The Awful Truth and My Man Godfrey. The Awful Truth is about a couple that was married and then got divorced because they thought the other was being unfaithful. This movie is about the couple (Jerry and Lucy Warrnier) trying to move on […]

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Puppet – College Essay

The word, ‘puppet,’ is derived from the Latin pupa, meaning little girl or doll. The metaphoric extension of the word first recorded in the 1540’s is: ‘person whose actions are manipulated by another. ’ [2] Puppetry is the art of taking an inanimate object or representational figure, manipulating it and giving it life. In this […]

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“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “the Yellow Wallpaper”

In the stories, “the yellow wallpaper” and “the Secret Life of Walter Mitty” they have Protagonists that both use their imaginative power to escape reality. The difference between the two is that one of them could come back to reality while the other slowly lost her mind. Both protagonists have similar reasons for trying to […]

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My personality

One the interests and skills test we took it said that, Investigative and conventional is my biggest interests. I think that the investigative part is really correct but the convention is not, I see myself-way more social than conventional. On the skills part it shows that I have a lot of organizational, leadership, and literary. […]

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