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Metropolis and Pandoras Box

The early 20th century produced countless numbers of famous novels, dramas, and films which are still critically studied in many different classrooms around the...

Preston Sturges film The Lady Eve: Recurrence and Resolution

Preston Sturges film The Lady Eve presents a love story in terms of recurrence and resolution. The first scene begins with a medium shot...

The film Fight Club

In a time when so few motion pictures leave an impact, Fight Club refuses to be ignored or dismissed. The experience lingers, demanding to...

Tommy Boy a hysterical comedy

Tommy Boy is a hysterical comedy starring Chris Farley and David Spade. It takes place in the industrial town of Sandusky Ohio. Tommy Boy...

The Birdcage film

What attracts us to the movie theatre on Friday nights? Is it the commercials we see? Or is it all the gossip we hear...

Gattaca A Film by Andrew Niccol

Exactly five seconds after he came into the world, Vincent Freeman was already considered to be a looser. His first genetic test revealed high...

What Is Digital Cinema

Thus far, most discussions of cinema in the digital age have focused on the possibilities of interactive narrative. It is not hard to understand...

The Worker Management Techniques

The film industry would have never taken the direction it did without the incorporation of certain worker management techniques and capitalist vertical integration pioneered...

Star Traveling To The Millennium

Now as we are rapidly approaching the Millenium many people are getting the blues. This seems absurd because this offers all of us a...

What Lies Beneath

Michelle hears some noises in the house, after a while see finds out that its a missing girl, the girl is trying to get...

David Selznick and Since You Went Away

The film Since You Went Away was released in 1944. This epic film attempted to relate to the American audience that was dealing with...

Hollywood and Computer Animation

Hollywood has gone digital, and the old ways of doing things are dying. Animation and special effects created with computers have been embraced by...

Menace II Society and Colonization

The song lyrics above are from the soundtrack of the film Menace II Society and correspond directly to the hardships that people are given...

The Star Wars trilogy

We live in a society, which relies on fairy tales and mythology to entertain and take us off to a far away place where...

The Roman Army

The Roman Army was a masterpiece in itself. There was no other army like it, and was impenentrable. This was probably because of the...

Film Contributions Of The Sixties

Beginning roughly with the release of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Loved the Bomb in 1964, and continuing for...

Cruel Inentions

The film Cruel Intentions is a narration based on a bet between two step-siblings exploring society's sexual boundaries. We are first introduced to Sebastian,...

The film Apocalypse Now

This film, from 1979 was directed by Francis Ford Coppula and starred Martin Sheen (Capt. Willard) and Marlon Brando (Col. Kurtz). The film takes...

Brazil’s Current Film Industry

In this paper I will discuss Brazil and its current film industry. I will elucidate its role in the Brazilian economy, and also what...

Documentary Critique Roger And Me

This is a critique of" Roger And Me", a documentary by Michael Moore. This is a film about a city that at one time...

Japanese Animation Essay

Thirty-five years ago, Japans entertainment industry found an answer to its problems. Still developing in the aftermath of defeat in World War II, and...

The film, “Citizen Kane”

In the film, "Citizen Kane" directed by Orson Welles, Charles Foster Kane had built an entire empire around Xanadu. With all of his money,...

The film La Triviata

The film La Triviata displayed a fundamental romantic attack on conventional bourgeois morals, arguing that a good heart is more important than social acceptance,...

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov: Novel Response

It seems to be quite amusing the way that so many people get so bent out of shape about a movie not following a...

Lolita: Movie Analysis

Lolita is one of the most unconventional literary classics of the century. Lolita is a twelve-year-old girl, who is desired by the European intellectual...

Lolita: Movie Review

How did they ever make a movie out of Lolita? The tagline for Stanley Kubrick's 1962 film version of Lolita said it all. Films...

Affliction Film Essay

Affliction, based on the novel by Russell Banks, was very interesting, mysterious, and kept you guessing up until it was over. The actors/actresses portrayed...

A Birth Of A Nation – The Bicycle Thieves

In that paper, I will try to compare two films which are A Birth of a Nation directed by D. W. Griffith and The...

Stanley Kubrick’s Clockwork Orange

Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange was a deeply disturbing depiction of human nature that shed light onto dark thoughts in the character's soul. Alex seems...

Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove

In Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Sidney Lumet and Stanley Kubrick question the...

Gummo: A Review

Pieces of a puzzle slowly fitting together, to reveal a picture. This is an accurate description of how the film, Gummo by Harmony Korine...

The Fallen Angel: Analysis Of The Final Scenes Of Blade Runner

Director Ridley Scott's Postmodern reply to the modern consists of recognizing that the past, since it cannot be destroyed, because it's destruction leads to...

Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye As A Genre Revisionist Film

The period of American cinema between 1965 and 1975 produced many films that almost completely restructured classical Hollywoods accepted genre conventions. A fine example...

The movie, The Breakfast Club

The high school experience is something that will forever dominate the psyche of most American adults. It was an unforgettable time of fun, rebel-rousing,...

Bram Stokers Dracula

Lords of the darkness, Darkling Dancers, Nosferatu, Vrikolakas. And the list goes on like this. The vampire concept is thought by the most to...

A Ridley Scott film – Blade Runner

This film, I believe, deserves a higher status than that of cult, and is much more than just an acceptable homage to Philip K...

The Cave and the Matrix

Movie critics and philosophers alike agree that the movie The Matrix is indeed based upon certain Platonic themes from Book VII of The Republic....

Different Genres By Michael J. Mizov Fear

Fear in Different Genres By Michael J. Mizov Fear is defined as a condition between anxiety and terror either natural and well-grounded or unreasoned...

Admiral Kurtz In Apocalypase Now

Apocalypse Now is a film about madness. In this film, Willard, played by Charlie Sheen, is sent through madness, reminiscent of Dantes' journey through...

Cinema, the Art of the Index

Thus far, most discussions of cinema in the digital age have focused on the possibilities of interactive narrative. It is not hard to understand...

Lucas: King of Film

Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues...

A Pioneer in Entertainment Film: Walt Disney

During a 43-year Hollywood career, which spanned the development of the motion picture medium as a modern American art, Walter Elias Disney was a...

Stanley Kubrick Lives Essay

The theory of authorship as applied to film directors is a subject that is argued extensively throughout the film world. The auteur theory was...

The City Hunter

The City Hunter is an action comedy movie starring international superstar Jackie Chan. This movie was made in Hong Kong in the early 90s....

Blade Runner: Man vs. Nature

Ridley Scott's Blade Runner is a brilliant, cult classic Science Fiction/Film Noir that takes a look at the future of man in 2019 California....

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, one of the most important filmmakers

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau is one of the most important filmmakers of the cinema during Weimar Republic period. He is often grouped with Fritz Lang...

2001: A Space Odyssey

I am going to be talking about Stanley Kubricks 2001: a space odyssey, focusing (obviously) on the music, but also the sound. I will...

Snuff Films Essay

Also known as "white heat" films and "the real thing," the snuff film myth lives on like Bigfoot, despite the fact that no law...

Differences in Film and Literature

Today there are many differences between stories and film adaptations. When people read a book like Lord of The Rings they use one of...

Dave Barry’s Complete Guide To Guys

Wait, are you telling me that Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys addresses women's issues? If "women's issues" include understanding why guys spit, scratch...