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Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl Leni Riefenstahl Leni Riefenstahl, a dazzling individual that has lived through and experienced many things that no other person may have. She has lived through the World War One, Great Depression, Nazi Germany, World War Two, the Cold war and September 11. However, what fascinates historians and people all over was her involvement and relationship with Hitler and the Nazis party. This report will look over Leni\'s early to role as director of her Infamous films Triumph of the W
Film analysis Guess Who and Guess whos comming to
Film analysis Guess Who and Guess whos comming to
Film analysis Guess Who and Guess whos comming to dinner The Hollywood movie Guess Who (2005) is a remake of Guess Who\'s Coming to Dinner (1967). Both film\'s premises are about the same situation of an interracial marriage. The original revolved around a daughter bringing her black fiancee to meet her white middle class family. This was a touchy and even controversial subject in 1967 but the film became an award winner. The 2005 update switches the roles around and with a stroke of genius
Lolita
Lolita
Lolita IT SEEMS TO BE QUITE AMUSING THE WAY THAT SO MANY PEOPLE GET SO BENT OUT OF SHAPE ABOUT A MOVIE NOT FOLLOWING A BOOK EXACTLY. THAT IS THE BEAUTY OF PROSE, AND THE WONDER OF CINEMA. WHY SHOULD THERE BE A WORD FOR WORD VISUALIZATION OF SOMETHING THAT ALREADY EXISTS QUITE HAPPILY? LOLITA IS A COMPELLING NOVEL, A FASCINATION READ; IS IT WRONG FOR AN ARTIST SUCH AS KUBRICK, OR ANYONE ELSE TO SUCCEED IN CREATING THAT AWESOME WORLD OF HUMBERT AND THE HAYES LADIES? IS IT IMMORAL FOR YET ANOTHER A
Man?s Journey Into Self In Heart Of Darkness And A
Man?s Journey Into Self In Heart Of Darkness And A
Man?s Journey Into Self In Heart Of Darkness And Apocalypse Now Inherent inside every human soul is a savage evil side that remains repressed by society. Often this evil side breaks out during times of isolation from our culture, and whenever one culture confronts another. History is loaded with examples of atrocities that have occurred when one culture comes into contact with another. Whenever fundamentally different cultures meet, there is often a fear of contamination and loss of self that le
Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Broadcasting Abstract This essay intends to discuss the following statement; Digital Broadcasting will have a fundamental effect on viewing patterns, popular culture and audience identity. This will be done firstly by looking at the history of the BBC and the original intention of Public Service Broadcasting. It will discuss how by John Reith\'s successful approach to broadcasting, the BBC became a National Institution creating popular culture and a National Identity. It will examine how these f
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Video games began modestly, in a primitive age that had a littile yellow dot scour a maze eating little white dots. Since then, video games have expanded exponentially. These games even spand genres, including action, adventure, sports, etc. In their progression, many video games have attempted to simualte really, emersing the gamer into this puesdo-reality. Although some attempts were unsuccessful in fully depicting reality, one game managed to bring this vision to f
McDonaldization
McDonaldization
McDonaldization Introduction Anti-Globalisation Protests We have recently seen major demonstrations in Seattle, Washington D.C. and Prague. The demonstrators were rioting against the outlets of various fashion houses, banks and fast food shops, most of them of western origin. There were the same scenes on TV from each city: tear-gas filled streets and police units trying to stop students and others from damaging shop-interiors and throwing chairs against windows, especially those of McDonald\'s.
City of god
City of god
city of god Introduction In my essay I will discuss the differences between national cinema and Hollywood cinema by using Rio de Janeiro¡¯s famous film City of God. There will be three parts in my following main body, the first part is a simple review of the film City of God, I will try to use the review to show the film structure and some different new points from this, show the how did the ¡®Shocking, frightening, thrilling and funny¡¯ (Nev Pierce) work in the film. The second part is my
Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick I would not think of quarreling with your interpretation nor offering any other, as I have found it always the best policy to allow the film to speak for itself. (Stanley Kubrick) As one of the most widely acclaimed and influential directors of the postwar era, Stanley Kubrick enjoyed a reputation and a standing unique among the filmmakers of his day. He had a brilliant career with relatively few films. An outsider, he worked beyond the confines of Hollywood, which he disliked, m
Leones Spaghetti
Leones Spaghetti
Leones Spaghetti Leone\'s Spaghetti The spaghetti western, Sergio Leone\'s conscious departure from what had come to be known as the classic western formula, became a modification of the conventions of the traditional genre. In the film For A Few Dollars More (Per qualque dollaro in piu, 1965), Leone\'s formula is developed through a reformed narrative structure, slight changes in the traditional characters, his unique style, and the simple use of language, which revolutionized the western.
Plight Of The Wingfields (the
Plight Of The Wingfields (the
Plight Of The Wingfields (the The Glass Menagerie: Plight of the Wingfields In Tennessee Williams: A Portrait in Laughter and Lamentation, Harry Rasky uses extensive interviews with Williams to explore the playwright\'s intent. Through these interviews, Rasky presents a glimpse of the playwright\'s life-world and the driving force behind his creations. Rasky reports Williams as saying: \'I have always been more interested in creating a character that contains something crippled. I think nearly a
Angelas Ashes
Angelas Ashes
Angelas Ashes Context Angela\'s Ashes: A Memoir is Frank McCourt\'s acclaimed memoir. It charts the author\'s childhood from his infant years in Brooklyn, through his impoverished adolescence in Limerick, Ireland, to his return to America at the age of nineteen. First published in 1996, McCourt\'s memoir won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in the category of best Biography/Autobiography, and has gone on to become a worldwide bestseller. McCourt, who for many years taught writing in a New York public hig
Boys In The Hood The Begining
Boys In The Hood The Begining
Boys In The Hood The Begining Hood: slang for neighborhood or black area/life. Before 1991 this concept of hood life was never before portrayed or looked into until John Singleton produced the black social drama Boyz N the Hood. This is the first film by a black director that actually goes deep inside the ghetto or inner city. Singleton carefully directs this film so that it appears to mirror the real world \'having value as a kind of anthropological study of an unfamiliar way of life\'; (Thomps
The real history?
The real history?
The real history? ABOUT THE SPEAKER WHO\'S WHO IN THE THEATER has always been the Bible of the People in the Legitimate Theater. It never played Favorites, it told no lies, it Glorified nobody. It always was an unbiased HISTORY of the men and women in the Theater. It recorded only those who proved their worth in the one - AND ONLY ONE - testing place of the Theater. BROADWAY: That WHO\'S WHO records the plays Myron C. Fagan wrote, directed and produced ... Dramas, Comedies, Melodramas, Mysteries
Holocaust
Holocaust
Holocaust What does the term propaganda say, what does one think of, when approached with this term? Would one think it was of a positive of negative connotation? What about the association it had with the holocaust, would it then be considered negative? Did the Nazis use the role of propaganda overtly? Propaganda played an extremely crucial part in the Nazi\'s rise of power, the brainwashing of the Germans to hating and ultimately killing the Jews. What is being discussed is the power of pers
Steven Spielburg
Steven Spielburg
Steven Spielburg How Steven Spielburg had effect on other directors. He has been writing movies and screenplays since he was 10 years old. Many other directors only start writing when they go into college or many even high schools. However, this is why Steven is so different compared to the other directors of his time. Steven was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 18,1947. He was raised in the suburbs of Haddonfield, New Jersey and Scottsdale, Arizona. He went to California State University i
Essay on One Hundred Years of solitude
Essay on One Hundred Years of solitude
Essay on One Hundred Years of solitude Believed by many to be one of the world\'s greatest writers, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a Colombian-born author and journalist, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and a pioneer of the Latin American Boom. Affectionately known as Gabo to millions of readers, he first won international fame with his masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude, a defining classic of twentieth century literature. Whether writing short stories, epic novels, or nonfi
Sidetracked Movies
Sidetracked Movies
Sidetracked Movies Movies have been around for as long as I can remember. They may come in many forms or video types, such as film on a reel, beta, VHS, DVDs and many more. Every successful movie tells a certain story, whether it be original, based on a true story, or based on a book. Whatever the case, the scripts are usually original and closely follow the plot they are based on, if there is one. More recently, unfortunately, movies based on novels are being made closer to the ideas of the scr
Gender Oppression
Gender Oppression
Gender Oppression PHILADELPHIA Rated: PG-13 Release Date: 23-Dec-1993 DVD Date: 02-Nov-2004 HBS User Ratings Directed By: Written By: Cast: 1 review, 12 ratings Jonathan Demme Ron Nyswaner Tom Hanks Denzel Washington Awesome 16.67% Antonio Banderas Worth A Look 11.11% Our Reviewer Says: Jason Robards Just Average 16.67% It\'s a touchy subject. - MP Bartley Joanne Woodward Pretty Crappy 44.44% Mary Steenburgen Sucks 11.11% Now here\'s a controversial one - the portrayal of homosexuals and the rav
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird The movie based on John Grisham\'s A Time to Kill is a Hollywoodized, modern-day version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Both movies employ many of the same themes and plot elements; but the former movie is one-dimensional and predictable while the latter is innovative and purposeful. The movie version of Harper Lee\'s novel To Kill a Mockingbird is considered a classic film, whereas John Grisham\'s adapted novel is merely another example of the money making ef
Stephen King
Stephen King
Stephen King The Master Of Malice It starts with this: put your desk in the corner, and every time you sit down there to write, remind yourself why it isn\'t in the middle of the room. Life isn\'t a support system for art. It\'s the other way around states Stephen King in his book On Writing (94). Stephen King is a world-renowned author for his works in horror fiction, fiction, cinema and television. He has published more than forty novels and written nine screenplays (Adams 1). Stephen King d
Stereotypes: mammy
Stereotypes: mammy
stereotypes: mammy Brittany Charles Gender Issues Paper #1 Sr. Patrinos February 22, 2005 Black actors, since the beginning of cinema have struggled to get the attention and credit from the Academy. Several times, my personal heroes where forced to compromise their grandiose acting ability for small mammy and sambo characters. We were forced to the back and never really given a chance to shine in the spotlight. Discrimination against African Americans even plagued children\'s cartoons. In my
The Worker Management Techniques
The Worker Management Techniques
The Worker Management Techniques Film History In the Silent Era: The Worker Management Techniques and Capitalist Vertical Integration Within Hollywood By Phil Beauregard The film industry would have never taken the direction it did without the incorporation of certain worker management techniques and capitalist vertical integration pioneered by the founders of Hollywood. The methods of operation that Hollywood established in the realms of production, manufacturing, exhibition and distribution of
Filmmaking
Filmmaking
Filmmaking The Film about Filmmaking Truffaut\'s irresistibly charming film about filmmaking is an enormously affectionate homage to cinema, as well as a portrayal of the joy and anguish of filmmaking. The framing film Day for Night tells the story of a director; Ferrand (Truffaut) and his crew shooting a romantic family melodrama entitled Meet Pamela at the Studio Victorine in Nice. As the shooting proceeds, the personal crises of the crewmembers engulf the professional sphere of their lives, a
Blaah
Blaah
blaah Introduction To say that tobacco advertising stimulates tobacco sales may seem a simple and moderate statement. In reality, tobacco control activists often meet serious opposition in defending this fact. Achieving the restriction or banning of tobacco advertising is one of the fiercest battles to face. Tobacco lobbyists usually assert that advertising does not increase the overall quantity of tobacco sold. Rather, the tobacco industry maintains that advertising merely enhances the market s
Professional Practice: Console Gaming
Professional Practice: Console Gaming
Professional Practice: Console Gaming Understanding Media - Professional Practice In The Media Industry As one of the fastest growing sectors in the media today, console gaming has come a long way since the days of the very first home console; the Atari 2600. Console gaming is big business, with profit margins higher than some of the biggest Hollywood film studios. Because of this, the production size of each game and quantity of employees within each company has grown accordingly. As with other
Its Up To You, New York Its Up
Its Up To You, New York Its Up
Its Up To You, New York Its Up IT\'S UP TO YOU, NEW YORK New York, New York says Frank Sinatra. There must be something about New York that makes this city this much popular and this much special. Even when someone speaks about the United States New York is one of the first things that come to the mind. But Why? Why New York is this much special and different than the other 51 states of America? This is because of its interesting and huge buildings, because of its crowded and noisy which you can
DEad Man Walking
DEad Man Walking
DEad Man Walking Dead Man Walking The film, Dead Man Walking was made in 1995, and was adopted from Sister Helen Prejean\'s 1993 autobiographical book, which has the same title. It examines one of the most highly debated controversial issues of our time - capital punishment. Since the protagonist of a film is regarded as the good guy, I would apply this label to Sister Helen Prajean, played by Susan Sarandon, and that of the antagonist, or the bad guy to Matthew Poncelet, played by Sean Penn. Ho
Holocaust
Holocaust
Holocaust What does the term propaganda say, what does one think of, when approached with this term? Would one think it was of a positive of negative connotation? What about the association it had with the holocaust, would it then be considered negative? Did the Nazis use the role of propaganda overtly? Propaganda played an extremely crucial part in the Nazi\'s rise of power, the brainwashing of the Germans to hating and ultimately killing the Jews. What is being discussed is the power of pers
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird The movie based on John Grisham\'s A Time to Kill is a Hollywoodized, modern-day version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Both movies employ many of the same themes and plot elements; but the former movie is one-dimensional and predictable while the latter is innovative and purposeful. The movie version of Harper Lee\'s novel To Kill a Mockingbird is considered a classic film, whereas John Grisham\'s adapted novel is merely another example of the money making ef
Synopsis of Yolngu Boy
Synopsis of Yolngu Boy
Synopsis of Yolngu Boy Yolngu Boy (Stephen Johnson, 2000), about the friendship between three adolescent Aboriginal men and the way each relates to the ancient cultural tradition to which they belong, arrives at a time when awareness of Australia\'s colonial history, in particular, phenomena like the \'Stolen Generation\', is considerable. But this is a very troubled time of awareness, in which the fight to \'write\' or \'claim\' \'history\' according to one\'s own political and personal ideolog
Apocalypse Now And Heart Of Darkness
Apocalypse Now And Heart Of Darkness
Apocalypse Now And Heart Of Darkness Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness Inherent inside every human soul is a savage evil side that remains repressed by society. Often this evil side breaks out during times of isolation from our culture, and whenever one culture confronts another. History is loaded with examples of atrocities that have occurred when one culture comes into contact with another. Whenever fundamentally different cultures meet, there is often a fear of contamination and loss of se
Freud Bio
Freud Bio
Freud Bio Psychology and its evolvement in the U.S. and its culture exploded with the theories and writings of Sigmund Freud. America welcomed psychoanalysis as its new treatment for hysteria and mental illnesses. Society began to rely on psychoanalysts as not only their doctors but their personal consultants. A new outlook on the American culture and its thought began to emerge. Many found psychoanalysts to be aristocrats and others viewed it as a new tool of discovering the mind and how it wor
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin did not use sound to communicate to the audience in his movies. Despite the fact that there was no spoken language, his movies were sensational and the audiences loved them. Chaplin was thought of as cinema\'s first genius and has been called the single most-influential artist in the history of motion pictures. I am researching Charlie Chaplin to learn how he became a sensational comedian and one of the best actors of all time. Chaplin is considered as one of the
History Of Philippine Cinema
History Of Philippine Cinema
History Of Philippine Cinema REEL TO REAL: THE HISTORY OF PHILIPPINE FILMS Introduction The youngest of the Philippine arts, film has evolved to become the most popular of all the art forms. Introduced only in 1897, films have ranged from silent movies to talkies; black and white to color. Outpacing its predecessors by gaining public acceptance, from one end of the country to the other, its viewers come from all walks of life. Nationwide, there are more than 1000 movie theaters. Early in the 198
John Woo: from Hong Kong to Hollywood, The Killer
John Woo: from Hong Kong to Hollywood, The Killer
John Woo: from Hong Kong to Hollywood, The Killer and Face/Off John Woo: from Hong Kong to Hollywood, The Killer and Face/Off John Woo and his heroic bloodshed have revolutionized and rejuvenated the action genre, combining melodrama with action to create the male melodrama, in which he explores the codes of masculinity while redefining them. Robert Hanke says that explosive pyrotechnics seem to be privileged over plot, narrative or character (Hanke 41) and yet notes that Jillian Sandell mai
Film history
Film history
film history A Short History of Korean Film 1903-1945: Korea Under Japanese Rule 1903 -- First public screening of a film in Korea. 1910 -- Korea is formally annexed by Japan. 1919 -- First film, a kinodrama (play with motion picture inserts) named Uirijeok Gutu. 1923 -- First silent film, Plighted Love Under the Moon directed by Yun Baek-nam. 1926 -- Arirang by Na Un-Kyu. 1935 -- First sound film, Ch\'unhyang-jon directed by Lee Myung-woo. 1937 -- Japan invades China; the Korean film industry i
The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie The Glass Menagerie: Plight of the Wingfields In Tennessee Williams: A Portrait in Laughter and Lamentation, Harry Rasky uses extensive interviews with Williams to explore the playwright\'s intent. Through these interviews, Rasky presents a glimpse of the playwright\'s life-world and the driving force behind his creations. Rasky reports Williams as saying: I have always been more interested in creating a character that contains something crippled. I think nearly all of us ha
Mansfield Park, the novel, or Mansfield Park the f
Mansfield Park, the novel, or Mansfield Park the f
Mansfield Park, the novel, or Mansfield Park the film? There have been many adaptations of Jane Austen\'s books over the years; all six of her novels have been made into films or television dramas with varying degrees of success, from the classics of Persuasion, Pride Prejudice and Sense Sensibility, to the funny modern version of Emma in the form of Clueless. In this paper I want to show how director Patricia Rozema has made Austen\'s novel Mansfield Park much more modern, accessible, and, as s
Globalization
Globalization
globalization You cannot talk about genre without talking about gender. Initially, this would appear to be a simplistic statement. On closer analysis, however, one fact becomes evident. It is the representation of gender which informs the genre of the text. Ismay Barwell , in her essay ‘ Feminist perspectives and narrative points of view\' states that Every text is gendered since every act of narration…..involves a process of selection….and the nature of that selection implies certain
How Successful Was Nazi Propaganda In The Period 1
How Successful Was Nazi Propaganda In The Period 1
How Successful Was Nazi Propaganda In The Period 1933-39? How is Success of Propaganda Gauged? The Nazi propaganda machine is at times impressive, at times unusual, at times terrifying. ...Everything is propaganda. The Nazis understood human psychology. It was Goebbels\' simple realisation that, for instance in cinematic propaganda, there was a need for the viewer to be entertained. Otherwise, there would be no interest in watching at all. This is simply a single instance of the successfulness
Shawshank Redemption Analysis
Shawshank Redemption Analysis
Shawshank Redemption Analysis The Shawshank Redemption For my analysis, I chose the movie The Shawshank Redemption. Frank Darabont directed Shawshank and wrote the screenplay based on the novel Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by author Stephen King. The movie was made in 1994 and produced by Niki Marvin. The movie stars Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins as two convicts serving time in a New England prison named Shawshank. Tim Robbins plays a man named Andy Dufresne, a banker, who gets convic
How do image and sound create meaning and what oth
How do image and sound create meaning and what oth
how do image and sound create meaning and what other functions does so How do sound and image combine to make meaning and what other potential functions of sound are there? Motion pictures and television are audio-visual mediums and so of course engage both our visual and aural senses. The meaning and emotion of a piece is commonly thought to come from the image and that the sound at best just duplicates the meanings from the image. For example Aaron Copland has said that a composer can do no mo
Meet me in St, Louis and the Aspect of Sound
Meet me in St, Louis and the Aspect of Sound
Meet me in St, Louis and the Aspect of Sound The Aspect of Sound in Meet Me In St. Louis In 1904 Eugene Lauste successfully recorded sound onto a piece of photographic film. This invention was known as a Sound Grate the results where still far to crude to be used to public display. The cameras used to film The Talkies as they where known, had to be kept in enormous soundproof casing. This immediately hindered directors creativity and made movies such as Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) much more
A film I have seen
A film I have seen
A film I have seen A film I have seen I\'ve seen a lot of films, and with a lot of different genres. But I don\'t think that romantic films are pretty good. They are too boring. The good films are action or comedy films, but the best films are action and com-edy films mixed together. That\'s why I\'ve chosen the film Taxi 2. It\'s a French produced film, with a lot of action and comedy. It\'s a pretty new film, and I saw it in the cinema last month. I\'ve looked very much forward to see that fil
Effects Of Propaganda Films On WwII
Effects Of Propaganda Films On WwII
Effects Of Propaganda Films On WwII The effects of film on WWII propaganda Without the advent of the medium of film to wage a war of propaganda both the Axis and the Allies of World War II would have found it difficult to gather as much support for their causes as they did. Guns, tanks, and bombs were the principal weapons of World War II, but there were other, more subtle, forms of warfare as well. Words, posters, and films waged a constant battle for the hearts and minds of the masses of the w
Kennedy Assassination
Kennedy Assassination
Kennedy Assassination President Kennedy was dead. I stopped by a giant live oak tree on the vast front lawn of Parkland Hospital and cried. As this reporter said, people everywhere were distraught when they heard that President Kennedy had been assassinated. News reporters from other countries flew in, called up, and sent letters back to tell the people in their country what had happened and to give advice to the Dallas Police Station. Everyone everywhere was upset by this tragic loss. People w
Title 9
Title 9
title 9 Introduction No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance (Patricia, 1977, p. 15). What you have just read above is the Prohibition of Sex Discrimination, also known as Title IX. Title IX has been effective in the realm of education for nearly three decades, but has been a source a controversy in
Gender
Gender
Gender Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, May 1997 v36 n9-10 p551(22) Advertising\'s effects on men\'s gender role attitudes. Jennifer Garst; Galen V. Bodenhausen. Author\'s Abstract: COPYRIGHT 1997 Plenum Publishing Corporation We posited that media images of men influence the gender role attitudes that men express soon after exposure to the images. A total of 212 men (87% European American, 7% Asian or Asian American, 3% African American, and 3% other) viewed magazine advertisements containing
Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs 1. A cult film. It is a known fact that taste in movies is something that is different for every person. But that doesn\'t mean people can\'t agree on anything in this matter. Some films capture the hearts of many people all over the world, and are loved and remembered by all. These films deserve a place in history books. We refer to them as ‘Classics\'. E.g. Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Godfather … Of course not all films that are viewed by millions of people are classics. S