Titanic Essay

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Titanic Essay

Many people across the world watch films. It is so popular because it puts a story on the screen and into life so that people can see it.

People watch films for the entertainment value, or are simply too lazy to read and enjoy the magic of a book.

The advantages of watching a film at the cinema rather than on video is the bigger screen, and the surround sound, also the atmosphere. This all adds up and creates a bigger impact than a video.

People make films to tell a story or get a message across, such as "Pearl Harbour," which tells us the story of a real historical event through the eyes of a fictional love story, very much like "Titanic." Or "Shrek," which puts a message
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An example of this on "Titanic" is when they go from the back of the boat to the front.

They also use Sound Effect to make what is happening sound more real, such as an explosion or band. They also use backing tracks, which can be used to emphasise the emotion a character is feeling. For example, if it was sad, they might use a love song.

They use costume to show you what time something was set it, or the class of the people, particularly shown in "Titanic," as Jack is very poor and Rose is rich. The characters who wear the costumes are also very important. They have to look the part and sound the part, not just be able to read the lines. They have to act the way a person of that time would.

For my GCSE coursework, I will be writing a Media essay on "Titanic," which was directed by James Caremon. It was made in 1997, and was the most expensive film made at the time. It won many awards, and is one of the great love stories told, based on a real historical event.

The Titanic was quoted as being "Titanic, wasn't just another ship, it was bigger, faster, and more luxurious than any other ship before her." She had two sister ships, The Olympic and The Britannic, all of which were owned by White Star Line, a series of very luxurious ships. It was built in Harland and Wolff Shipyard, and was 882 ft 6 inches, by 92 ft 6 inches. It had 2212 people onboard, 20 lifeboats, which only had