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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...

David Lynch’s Blue Velvet

David Lynch's Blue Velvet is an exploration of things above and below the surface. This surface is really a borderline between not only idyllic...

Film Analysis of Gallipoli

Gallipoli, as the title suggests, is a portrayal of the historical event in which thousands of Australian soldiers went off to fight for their...

Critique Of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was written by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer, and directed by Robert Weine. It was produced in 1919 by...

Bruce Almighty is Irresistible

There is a guilty pleasure one gets from watching characters we identify with struggle on screen, and we begin to think to ourselves that...

Movie: The Grapes Of Wrath – The people and the Depression

In the movie The grapes of Wrath, the Joads undergo the hit of the depression, they have to leave their farm. They go to...

Brazils Current Film Industry

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

Muhammad Ali – Movie

Fierce with his fists, fast on his feet and quick with a quip, boxer, Muhammad Ali became one of the sporting icons of the...

Cinema Combat: Braveheart vs. Full Metal Jacket

War is an ever-present entity in the world of cinema. The films Braveheart and Full Metal Jacket show strikingly similar, yet different aspects of...

The History of the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

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

Can A Computer Lie

One of the "characters" in the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey (directed by Stanley Kubrick) is a computer called HAL 9000. In addition...

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...

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...

The Crucible by a Hollywood studio

As I watched "The Crucible" taking shape as a movie over much of the past year, the sheer depth of time that it represents...

Cinema and Films

Many young people today are learning about their world through electronic means radio, television, video movies, computer games, virtual reality games and the Internet....

Citizen Kane: An Accurate Portrayal of William Randolph Hearst

Many have called Citizen Kane the greatest cinematic achievement of all time. It is indeed a true masterpiece of acting, screen writing, and directing....

The Patriot Film

Martin, a veteran of the French and Indian War, thinks of himself as a battle-weary peacenik (his eldest son joins the army against his...

The Great Gatsby Movie Review

The 1974 adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel the Great Gatsby is directed by Jack Clayton and screenwriten by Francis Ford Coppola, with Robert...

Babette’s Feast Essay

The first part of the film describes how Babette settles into this small town. But the main story builds twelve years after her arrival....

The movie, Pierre Delacroix

The days of blackface minstrel troupes may seem like ancient history to most Americans, but Spike Lee wants to refresh our memory. Spike Lee...

Formalist Criticism of Shine

Directed by Scott Hicks, the drama Shine is a formalist masterpiece. Writing the piece as a fiction film gave the author license to alter...

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

A gem that has several very visible flaws; yet, with these flaws, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" shines as the best from the Disney...

Cinema and Film

Many young people today are learning about their world through electronic means radio, television, video movies, computer games, virtual reality games and the Internet....

How has the American Dream been translated into popular film

The American Dream is an often mentioned and well-known term used to describe the ideology of the United States of America. Despite the common...

Was the film ‘The Battle of the Somme’ an accurate overview of the War

The film 'The Battle of the Somme' was a documentary made by the British government. It was released during to the World War I...

Do The Right Thing

Director and actor Spike Lee presents his "truth" about race relations in his movie Do the Right Thing. The film exhibits the spectacle of...

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...

Land’s Best Film

Alice Futral Land stars in many hit films that are priceless to watch. Land's best film of the year was Dynasty. She was born...

The Mirror Has Two Faces

The movie stares Barbara Streisand as Rose Morgan a lonely, single, low self esteemed woman who lives with her domineering mother Hannah Morgan played...

Review Of A Lion In Winter

Henry, the King of England, married Eleanor for her land; their first son died, after him, John was Henry's favorite, Richard was Eleanors favorite,...

The film “The people bomb”

The film "The people bomb" was a compilation of stories and videos collected from diverse cultures and geographical locations focusing on dramatic increases in...

Death To Smoochy

Danny Devito, the mastermind behind Throw Momma From The Train, might be more slightly of his rocket than Death To Smoochy villain, Rainbow Randolph...

Language in Braham Stoker’s Dracula

Braham Stoker's Dracula exhibits a noticeable tie to other monster stories, in that the creature is hindered by language, and often defeated by it....

A Birth of a Nation directed by D.W.Griffith and The Bicycle Thieves directed by...

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

Blair witch Genius

As writers and producers saw the amazing popularity and success of the movie Scream many other copy cat versions were made. Movies such as...

The Scarlet Letter: Novel vs. Film

Films of this era are criticized for lacking substance and making up for this deficit with explosions and special effects. Books command a bit...

The representation of the “Bond Girl”

Whenever there is a Bond film, there is always a Bond girl. She is as indispensable as the gadgets, the car, the chase and...