British films

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  • Female Film Directors and the British Film Industry

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    discussing whether female filmmakers in Britain find it easier to make a documentary feature than a fiction feature film in the current British film industry. I will be referring to the opinions and films of Kim Longinotto, Carol Morley, Clio Barnard and Alison Stirling. I will also be looking at the statistics from film festivals and the British Film Institute, and interviews with various British female filmmakers. I will argue that documentaries are easier to make due to them being less expensive to make

  • British Films During The 20th Century

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    First, give some context and history to British films of the 80 's. Using pp. 340-347 outline the films, filmmakers and themes of 80 's British film. Many British films during the 80’s primarily were created by directors who did not bring a lot of attention to themselves. The movies themselves did not attract attention because they did not gross as much money in comparison to the 80’s blockbusters of the American Cinema. For the British Cinema it’s generally been split between conservative

  • The British Post-Apocalyptic Horror Film 28 Days Later

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    The British post-apocalyptic horror movie „28 Days Later“ formed a new zombie type. The plot portrays the survival in the post-apocalyptic society after the outbreak of a highly contagious virus. Even though the classic zombie type will never cease to exist, this movie broadened the term by making the zombies that are not dead. A human, or any other living being, can be exposed to the virus by means of bodily or fluid contact, such as a bite, or infected blood in their mouth or eyes. The people

  • Analysis of Bbc at the Time of Greg Dyke Essay

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    of the BBC at the time that Dyke took over. To what degree is it facilitating the success of the BBC? The BBC was set up in 1922 as a public service broadcaster. The BBC quickly became a household name and played a part in shaping British culture. Company culture is the values and beliefs shared by the members of a ‘group’ and the BBC is a ‘group’ which has both internal (BBC employees) and external (general public) members. The BBC is financed by a TV license fee paid by each household

  • British Theatre and Cinema

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    British theatres One of the world’s major centers for theatre, Britain has a centuries-old dramatic tradition and about 300 theatres. There are several thousand amateur dramatic societies in Britain. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs in Stratford-upon Avon and at the Barbican Centre in London. A modern reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, close to its original site, is under way. Most cities and towns in Britain have at least one theatre. There are 500 youth theatres in England alone. The Unicorn

  • Essay on The Study of National Cinema

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    has on the way in which audiences perceive these types of films. One of the key areas of debate in the discussion is determining what the idea of nationalism and the nation-state mean in a world that is becoming globalised. Crofts uses Anderson’s concept of ‘imagined communities, ’ which alludes to the idea of an individual having their own image of their affinity

  • Essay about Accuracy of the Film The Battle of the Somme

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    Accuracy of the Film The Battle of the Somme The film 'The Battle of the Somme' was a documentary made by the British government. It was released during to the World War I to give an insight of what was happening on the battlefields in France. It was purposely designed to raise the spirits within Britain and reassure those concerned about there loved ones out on the battlefield. However, It would appear form the evidence studied that the film was not completely accurate

  • Our World War Film Analysis

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    occurred within that time period. In “Our World War”, specifically episode one (which may act as a movie due to its length) enacts the first battle Britain had combated with the Germans in World War One, as an emotional distraught instant for the British soldiers rather than the emotionless killing of countless German men, marching uninterrupted into machine gun fire. This was the Battle of Mons. Nevertheless, the screenplay represent actual history through real captured footage of the Battle of Mons

  • Examples Of Exoticism In These Foolish Things

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    Madden’s film reflects this exotic and romantic vision of the East. Notably, some of the deviations from the original book are designed to make India appear more exotic. As Devasundaram points out, Madden changes the title from Deborah Moggach’s These Foolish Things to something more extravagant and ‘exoticised’ (2014, p.243). Furthermore, the film even changes setting from the ‘modern IT hub’ Bangalore to the more ‘exotic’ Jaipur, thus invoking ‘orientalist stereotypes’ (ibid.). The film’s use of

  • The Patriot, Directed By Roland Emmerich

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    the Declaration of Independence. It made war with the British Empire official, pulling other colonies that had not begun to fight into the battle. The war brought much change for everyone associated with the colonies, leaving no one unaffected. The movie The Patriot, directed by Roland Emmerich, tells the story of one family, the Martins, in South Carolina and their role in the American Revolution and how they were affected throughout it. The film portrays the American Revolution primarily from the

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