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  • Hitchcocks North By Northwest: The Birth of the Modern Action Film

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    their first films, thus establishing the French New Wave. In Italy, Fellini created the elegant La Dolce Vita, and Antonioni gave us L’avventura. Most importantly, though, in America, famed British director Alfred Hitchcock gave us the classic thriller North by Northwest, the father of the modern action film. Throughout the history of filmmaking, many different genres have thrived such as the romantic comedy, giving us such classics as Bringing up Baby and His Girl Friday. The war film gave us All

  • Woman Equality In Film, Roll Cameras, And Action !

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    Equality in Film “Roll cameras, and ACTION!” We should see the roles that deal with politics and our managers normal, and not an exception. Along with actresses, female directors face a strong bias in landing any major roles in the film production. Like many advocates, I hope to be an influential director one day, therefore I will fight for equality but not separation in Hollywood. The gap between men and woman have always been around, and it is also implied to the very thing we all love, film. I have

  • Technicolor In Animated And Live-Action Film ( 1942 ) And Becky Sharp ( 1935 )

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    Animated and Live-Action Film: Bambi (1942) and Becky Sharp (1935) Colour, especially by today’s audiences, is considered to be a staple in a film’s mise-en-scene. It is generally thought to be an attraction today if a film does not have colour, and it influences many different readings of films. However, it was not always considered to be such an essential part of cinema. In the early days of Technicolor, specifically in the mid-30s to early 40s, colour added to the aesthetic of film. Specifically

  • Film Analysis : ' Southpaw, An Action / Drama Film Released `` 2015 Directed By Antoine Fuqua

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    The newest technology has played and enormous role in media and it has a major effect on the way films and all other forms of media are originated. The style in which images, sound, and text are developed is much distinct from how it was processed many years ago. Digital Cinematography is a technique used to record and capture motion pictures as digital video images. Unlike the traditional analog film frames, digital capture provides other ways to capture motion pictures such as video tape, CD, or

  • Exploring the Film Genres of Horror, Science Fiction, and Action Movies

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    and action and enthusiasm in the action movies are some credits that makes people’s engrossment. Even so could all movies create an entertainment and make people experience their thoughts of imaginations in the real world. What are the most interesting things about these film genres, which could establish a fantasy world for their fans to escape to their imaginations and live with it? Participating in suspense, adventure, mysteries, and discovery amuse audiences every time they watch films. There

  • Film: A Civil Action

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    #1 A Civil Action is a tragic movie informing viewers about a case that should have more light on it. A Civil ACtion is based on the Woburn Toxic Trial, Anne Anderson et al. v. W.R. Grace & Co. et al. It takes place in 1982, in the town of Woburn, Massachusetts and it about eight families. The major partie in the trial and movie include the plaintiffs who were a group of eight families that lived in a part of town served by the two municipal wells. The defendants who were W.R. Grace & Co., owner

  • A Civil Action Film Analysis

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    In the movie, “A Civil Action”, Jan Schlichtmann, a personal injury lawyer, takes on an orphan case from Woburn, Massachusetts concerning a local tannery that had polluted the water supply in the town. Several families (Toonneys, Auferios, Anderson, Kaynes, and Robbins) all had children who died from leukemia. (1) The devastated parents believed their children were slowly poisoned by drinking water from the town’s contaminated water supply. Schlichtmann, being a man only about the money rather

  • Film Analysis: A Civil Action

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    After watching the movie A Civil Action, I was blown away by the statistics shown in this movie. Not to mention, the fact that four lawyers gave up their homes, retirement plans, saving accounts, and everything in their office screamed to me how dedicated they are to succeed at this case. It truly shows that they care about the families who were affected deeply by the loss of their children. Specifically, the main lawyer Jan was the only one who truly cared for their families loss. For example, each

  • The Credibility Of Action Research In A Short Film

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    of ensuring the credibility of research action research was conducted through the making of a short documentary which gave support to unequivocal findings made during interviews. During the production of the film information which seemed untrustworthy or unrealistic was detected through the action research,

  • A Film Market That Is Not Reach The Same Level Of Sophistication

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    In a film market that is saturated with mindless multi-million dollar blockbusters, a seemingly thematically ambitious one like Elysium can stand out amongst the clutter. Blomkamp has tackled allegory before with his acclaimed debut District 9. Though it by all means isn’t a perfect film, District 9 stood out for its approach at sci-fi allegory, mixing documentary-like filmmaking with spectacular action set pieces while thoughtfully tackling themes of racism and xenophobia. However, Elysium does

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