Film Analysis Of The Graduate And Annie Hall

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Before the 1960s there were plenty of films made. In the 1950s things began to change for, in my opinion, the better. It started with a new form of acting called method acting that encouraged improvisation. This was key because it gave actors more control over their characters which allowed for more realistic representations of characters allowing audiences to connect better to the film. Having more control over a character is something that I found vital because it adds an even deeper element to the film as a whole. Another important thing added in the 1950s was the addition of subject matters and themes that focused on ordinary individuals. This was important again because it added another element to the films that audiences could connect to. In the 1960s there was even more change to the film industry. For example, there was a new focus on youth, with psychological character studies of offbeat anti-heroes. More explicit presentation of sexuality, violence and drug use on screen. Rebellion vs. the American mainstream, with new values and points of view. Self-conscious use of cinematic effects, reflecting European influence and new twists on old film genre. These new changes can be seen in cinematic and thematic elements in films including "The Graduate" and "Annie Hall.” To start this film analysis, we’ll start with “The Graduate” directed by Mike Nichols. Cinematically there were a lot of things added in this film that shows these new features added to films in the

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