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    The Hotel Of Barton Fink

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    The Use of Sound as an Alternate Reality in the Hotel of Barton Fink Barton Fink is a film that has no set plotline other than a writer who experiences writing block in a detached reality in a hotel. Barton’s writer’s block could stem from the fact that he believes that he has “sold out” to writing screenplays for large movie studios or it may be from all the distractions the Hotel Earle provides for him. The use of background noises within Barton’s room and the hotel itself helps the viewer to

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    Barton Fink Analysis

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    Barton Fink is delusional, humorless, introvert writer who has become a success on Broadway and takes the opportunity to go to Hollywood to write a wrestling movie. When he gets to Hollywood, he finds out the hard way that no one knows who he is, no one has seen his play and no one cares about his ideas. During his time here, he stays at a the Earle, a run-down and dingy hotel. The audience immediately gets the sense of “what is real” early on, we sense the disconnect between the hotel and Barton

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    The auteur theory is best described as a director taking the role of author. Auteur comes from a French word, meaning author or originator. Just as a reader can detect patterns in written works of the same author, viewers can detect patterns in films directed by the same director(s), if they’re auteurists. They control as many aspects of the film as they can in order to fully embed it with their vision. The Coen brothers do just that; they, down to the writing of the script, work to control many

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    O Brother, Where Art Thou? - From Greek Classic to American Original In the winter of 2001, American audiences initially paid little attention to Joel and Ethan Coen's Depression era, jail-break, musical "buddy" comedy O Brother, Where Art Thou? The film's reputation lingered, however, and over the next seven months O Brother eventually grossed a significant $45.5 million (imdb.com). Loosely adapted from Homer’s The Odyssey, the film focuses on Ulysses Everett McGill’s (George Clooney’s) journey

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    Fargo Film Analysis

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    Fargo is a movie directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen who are brothers. It is a 1996 American crime film. Unlike most common movies, Fargo has its own style. The story is linear. It tells a story in three different lines. The beginning of the film shows a few lines of subtitles. It is adapted from a true story took place in Minnesota in 1987. The reason why this is done, just to be more attractive, if audiences feel it is real, then they will go down. Coen uses lively narrative rhythm in this film

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    Fargo: A Deeper Look

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    Discovering meaning in anything throughout one’s life is completely subjective to the individual. The same can be said about films. Not one person will be affected in the exact same way as another just by viewing the same film. The complexities of individuality create a bank of receptors to be reached by creative minds; at times they are successful and other times they are not. Films are filled with a variety of meanings that can easily conflict with one another. In 1996, Ethan and Joel Coen created

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    The film O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a reinterpretation of the epic poem The Odyssey. The Coen brothers, writers and directors of the film, did not over analyze their representation. “It just sort of occurred to us after we’d gotten into it somewhat that it was a story about someone going home, and sort of episodic in nature, and it kind of evolved into that,” says Joel Coen in Blood Siblings, “It’s very loosely and very sort of unseriously based on The Odyssey” (Woods 32). O Brother, Where

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    Fargo

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    movie on wrestling, but he suffers from writer's block immediately after beginning the task. Multiple times in the film, Barton is shown sitting in his hotel trying to work the story through his mind. During all these times, he lacks the words and silence is used to depict these moments. Nevertheless, whenever Barton begins to daydream, bells and ethereal strings can be heard. The sounds are accompanied by the sounds of birds and waves, which are shown to be transporting him to an alternate dream

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    In the film "Barton fink”, directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. The directors Ethan Coen and Joel Coen used key ideas through scenes during the movie to show that Barton had sold his soul. Through scences in the move we can see Barton Fink sold his soul when he moved to Hollywood. The director helps show this idea through Barton’s surroundings; this occurs when Barton moves to LA. At this point we can see that the hotel symbolizes hell when he notices the wallpaper falling off the walls in his room

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    “Clara Barton” Clara Barton was quoted in this source saying, “The door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me” (LaFantasie 5). This quote from Clara Barton shows her compassion towards helping people. These words from Barton show her outstanding determination to never hold back on the needs of others. At an early age, Clara Barton began helping people and continued to devote her life to helping others, therefore leaving a lasting legacy, especially by creating the

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