Words of Wisdom:

"HUMANS do it better." - Ssshawnnn

Essays for Art: Movies

  1. Battle Royal 2
    If I had to pick one out of the many stories that we have read and say that it moved me the most, I would have to say that the story would have to be “Battle Royal...
  2. Battle Royal
    If I had to pick one out of the many stories that we have read and say that it moved me the most, I would have to say that the story would have to be "Battle Royal". The...
  3. Sappho and St. Teresa de Avila
    Day by day women are faced with obstacles simply because of gender. In the plays we have read women are faced with obstacles but overcome them. Women in the past were...
  4. Alienation in Modern Society
    I will compare and contrast Mike Newell\'s Dance with a Stranger and<br /> Danny Boyle\'s Shallow Grave in terms of alienation. The reasoning<br /> behind my choice is that these two films have explicit characteristics<br /> in the frame...
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  5. Andersonville (the Movie)
    “Five hundred men moved silently toward the gates that would shut out life and hope for most of them forever. Quarter of a mile from the railroad we came into a massive palisade with great squared logs standing upright in the ground. Fires blazed...
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  6. Burkina Faso
    Standing for “Country of Integrity”, Burkina Faso is the great capital of African cinema. In<br /> fact, it is known through all Africa and around the world for making good movies. What are the reasons? The Burkinabese government invests a lot...
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  7. Citizen Kane: an Accurate Portrayal of William Randolph Hearst?
    Many have called Citizen Kane the greatest cinematic achievement of all <br /> time. It is indeed a true masterpiece of acting, screen writing, and <br /> directing. Orson Welles, its young genius director, lead...
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  8. Critique on Open City
    Open City by Roberto Rossellini<br /> <br /> “Open City” is a neo-realist film that followed the movement in Italy during World War 2. The film is neo-realistic because it has that ‘reality’ like feeling to it by following specific...
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  9. George of the Jungle
    The film “George of the Jungle”, directed by Sam Weisman is a romantic comedy and parody. In other words, it fully rips off Tarzan and makes a classic story seem stupid. <br /> <br /> In the beginning of the film the audience is shown a short...
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  10. Dvd vs. Vcr
    INTRODUCTIONThis report will strive to clearly discern the differences between the average home Video Cassette Recorder (VCR) and the recently developed Digital Video Disc...
  11. Heathers and Shame
    Throughout time the concept of gender and the corruption of power associated with it has been a very evident problem within society. Many texts have been designed to expose these issues and in particular the feature films’ Heathers, directed by...
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  12. Computers in Our Society
    Don’t know anything about computers? Don’t think they are a big part of your life? Think again! Computers are wondrous machines that improve our lives in many...
  13. Joy Luck Club
    The Joy Luck Club is a movie by Wayne Wang based on a book by Amy Tan. The movie begins with a short narrative which is simply the gist of the movie. It speaks of how a woman bought a goose which soon becomes a swan. This woman aspired to go to...
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  14. Lifting Up an African Hero
    Sometimes the magic of movies gives you an overwhelming amount of emotion by bringing you joy, fear, or sorrow. Sometimes, movies offer a great old-fashioned learning experience. For someone who does not know a thing about African politics in...
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  15. Hedda Gabler
    Critical Analysis of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler A spider becomes caught in it's own web. This is an example of an attempted manipulation that went awry. Hedda Gabler...
  16. Lord of the Rings
    Introduction<br /> <br /> For my essay I am writing about the importance of the well known character Frodo Baggins. Frodo Baggins is important because he reinforces the themes of courage, loyalty and friendship, and the fact that anyone can do...
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  17. Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler is a well-known comedian, musician, actor, screenwriter, and singer. He is known throughout the nation for his accomplishments in the entertainment business...
  18. Luc Besson
    Thesis: Luc Besson is one of the best French Directors of this century. His works can either be viewed as mere action packed thrillers or the viewer can go in depth and question society and morality. Besson wishes to make the viewer question the...
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  19. Man with a Movie Camera vs Run Lola Run
    Andre Parfeniuk Student # 10260974 December 3, 2001 <br /> The Impact of Dziga Vertov on Film <br /> " The main and essential thing is : the sensory exploration of the world through film. We therefore take as a point of departure the use of...
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  20. Matrix Reloaded
    “The moving image and film sequence deconstruction” After watching 10 minutes of your select film sequence, carefully analyse a selection of varied camera shots and say what is significant about each one. Also indicate aspect of music, sound...
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  21. Meet Me in St. Louis
    This film is about a well off family who has four beautiful daughters. One of the daughters who is the age of 17 years old is played by Judy Garland who falls in love with a boy next door, even though the boy next door barely notices that Judy...
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  22. History of Western Music
    Most of the early music that we have today still in print is primarily sacred music. This music, for the most part, is in the form of sections of the Mass, such as the...
  23. Once Were Warriors
    Filmic technique plays a vital role in the way an audience looks at a character or society in a whole. Lee Tamahori’s film “Once were warriors” uses filmic technique in the crafting of the characters, the roles they adopt and the...
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