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03 Sep 2021

Primary Colors - Mike Nichols (1998)

Essay - 1 pages - Film studies

In January 1996 the journalist and moderate columnist Joe Klein anonymously published a book which was entitled Primary Colors. Quickly, the novel knew a great success and became a best-seller: it spent 9 weeks as number one on the New York Times bestseller list. So it's one of the most...

10 Jun 2021

Form and Style in Film

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

Film form is the decisions you make that concern and shape the whole story, as it has been written or how it will be shown to the audience, and film style is the specific shooting, editing and audio decisions we make to support the form. The form is all about the story, plot, and narrative of the...

10 Jun 2021

The Codes and Conventions of Factual Programming for Television

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Film studies

Documentary films are ‘non-fictional, slice of life factual works of art' (Reference: http://www.filmsite.org/docfilms.html). Because of this, documentaries may be described as accurate representations of life, whether that is true or not is a completely different story. The earliest...

10 Jun 2021

Analysing suspense sequences - Blackout and It Follows

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Film studies

Blackout is set within a medium-sized apartment, with the main locations we see being the bedroom, the kitchen, and a storage room. The bedroom is small, the bed in the middle with a small amount of space on either side. Bedside table with a lamp, some books and a framed photo of a person. The...

31 May 2021

Stalker - Andreï Tarkovski (1979)

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

Stalker is a film directed by Andreï Tarkovski shot in 1979 in U.S.S.R. The screenplay is loosely based on a novel by Boris and Arcady Strugatski: Roadside Picnic. The Stalker works as a guide who leads people through 'The Zone' - an area where the normal laws of physics no longer...

29 Mar 2021

Irresistible - Jon Stewart (2020)

Dissertation - 2 pages - Film studies

Irresistible is an American political comedy film written and directed by Jon Stewart and released in June 2020 in the US with as main characters: Steve Carell, Chris Cooper, Mackenzie Davis, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne, and Rose Byrne. This movie speaks about the political world specially in...

27 Jan 2021

Corpse Bride (Les Noces funèbres ou La Mariée cadavérique au Québec) - Tim Burton (2005)

Essay - 4 pages - Film studies

Corpse Bride is a 2005 animated film directed by Tim Burton. It was created using the technique of stop-motion, which consists of objects being physically manipulated between individually photographed frames. In this case, the objects used are puppets with movable joints, as in many other Tim...

02 Dec 2020

Women's Employment Opportunities in Key Creative Roles of Filmmaking in the UK and in France

Essay - 6 pages - Film studies

This business report compares the employment opportunities in the film industry for women in France and in the UK. France has more films produced and released than the UK, meaning more people are employed in the French film industry. Certain factors create obstacles for women in building their...

02 Dec 2020

The Tangible Sight: The Haptic Experience in Film

Dissertation - 20 pages - Film studies

The following essay concerns audio-visual representations of the sense of touch in cinema, with a focus on contemplative and experimental cinema, and the affect it has on a general audience. To explain what happens physiologically and psychologically that allows us to feel, I've...

05 Jul 2016

Children of heaven - Majid Majidi, 1997

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

As a children growing up, it is often very difficult if not impossible to express ourselves. Children, despite the fact that they are young and still immature, must often face brutal circumstances and overcome serious difficulties. Sometimes, the difficulties cannot be overcome, yet it may not be...

09 Sep 2015

Ethical Analysis of Comments on White Supremacist in the film Crash (2004)

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

The film Crash (2004) tells a story of the interrelationship between five of the USA racial groups namely the Whites, the Blacks, the Latinos, Koreans and Iranians. While all the five races are playing different roles and depictions in developing the film, the ultimate social comment that comes...

24 Jul 2015

A king in New York - Charlie Chaplin

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

A King in New York Is a film by Charlie Chaplin which is directed, not at a particular individual, nation, culture as most critics would argue, but at the inhumanity caused by lack of political reality, and the organized attack on freedom in a world of informants. In the film, Chaplin can best be...

24 Jul 2015

Zeitgeist - Peter Joseph, 2007

Essay - 1 pages - Film studies

The 2007 film, Zeitgeist, provides a compelling argument regarding the manipulation of American citizens. According to the documentary, the inhabitants of our country are manipulated daily by the government, large institutions, and economic supremacies. Three primary sections combine to...

24 Jul 2015

General trend in the way american movies portrayed american leadership in the last seven decades

Essay - 2 pages - Film studies

Leaders are generated in small numbers. Some are born to be leaders, while others work so hard that they eventually assume the role of leadership. Nevertheless, most leaders share similar characteristics. Over the last seven decades, several films have revealed the identity of leaders in America....

27 Apr 2015

Use game theory to analyze the dilemma faced by Paramount Pictures in setting the release date of Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon. In the position of Judy Witwicky, what advice would you give Paramount Pictures?

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

In this coursework, a dilemma faced by Paramount Pictures (Paramount) about the release date of the film Transformer 3: Dark of the Moon (Transformer 3) will be analyzed, and then some advices will be given by using game theory. Paramount is one of the largest American film production studios,...

14 Apr 2015

Film Argument: Mementoby Christopher Nolan (2000)

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

Memento, a 90 minute film by Christopher Nolan, was released in 2000. The film is a theatrical attempt at addressing misdirected revenge in a modern society. Leonard Shelby, the main character, is a retired insurance investigator who suffers from anterograde amnesia resultant from a head trauma...

08 Apr 2015

The Film, "Class Action" - Problem Based Learning Task

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

The film, “Class Action” by Michael Apted (1991) is a legal/law -themed movie that is concerned with injuries that a defective automobile causes. The lawsuit takes a rather interesting dimension when it becomes apparent that the defence attorney and the plaintiff's attorney have...

30 Mar 2015

Stereotypes in Humor - The Comic Dimension of Human Experience

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

In the popular television series, the 2 and ½ Men, the issue of differences of humor as a function of the social and economic stature of the person to whom the humor is directed emerges. Walden is a rich man and Allen harper is a parasite who lives off Walden and other people (2 and ½ Men). Humor...

30 Jan 2015

Profile of theatre in columnists

Case study - 7 pages - Film studies

Lucio Ribeiro, 41, a columnist for specialized leaf in pop music and film, he was also a DJ, edited the magazine "Capricho" and has a column in the "Bizz". He wrote for the BBC on Wednesday's. Lucio Ribeiro ensured that the cultural journalist, as well as any other journalist from another...

24 Nov 2014

Growing Change, Offering a Solution to World Hunger-Movie review

Case study - 4 pages - Film studies

Growing Change, a film by Simon Cunich, is a documentary investigating the current food system and solution to world hunger. The film documents the current food system by trying to understand why a lot of people goes hungry every day. The film begins by an investigating the long-time underlying...

16 Sep 2014

The Audience Study of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Case study - 7 pages - Film studies

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company was found in 1958 by an African American ‘'dancer, choreographer and visionary'' named Alvin Ailey (https://www.facebook.com/AlvinAileyAmericanDanceTheater/info). Ailey vision was to establish a multi-racial dance center where internationally...

12 Sep 2014

Erin Brockovich

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

“Erin Brockovich,” is a film that stirred echoes in my mind about the capacities of human nature. Erin herself, as represented in the movie, was an American legal clerk with no formal legal training. Through her involvement in the law firm of Masry, she becomes an advocate for...

11 Sep 2014

Pan's Labyrinth by Warner Bros: Film review

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

“Pan's Labyrinth” is a film released by Warner Bros. Pictures International, Pan-Europeene and Telecino movie production companies. It is a property of Picturehouse Production Company, based in North America. The film is directed and written by Guillermo Del Toro who is also one of its...

05 Sep 2014

Apocalypticism in film-Understanding Human Nature

Case study - 6 pages - Film studies

The need to comprehend the humanity continues to gain momentum in the contemporary society. Philosophers and Psychologists continue to analyze the views of human nature to all human beings (Frey 17). Consequently, studies into the nature of human beings have been a part of western philosophical...

02 Sep 2014

Ethnic Studies Race, Identity, and Film

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

In the application of the term representation in this scenario reflects on the establishment of positions in media studies in which objects of analysis are not selective to some instances of reality, but reflect more on issues regarding racism. These are signifying objects articulated within...

25 Aug 2014

Introduction to Filming- Analysis of "I Think I Love My Wife" by Chris Rock

Case study - 4 pages - Film studies

Most people have watched the film and wished it would never end. This is because of it being captivating. A good film should arouse the emotions of the viewer be they negative or positive (Sinyard, 2013). The foundation of the movie makes all the difference in how we perceive it. This implies...

12 Aug 2014

How violent television programs affects firearm control legislation?

Case study - 8 pages - Film studies

Globally, violent crime television programs have increased; this has had a widespread effect on the society, positively and negatively. Negative effects of violent television became a major concern after broadcasting began in the United States in 1946. From previous studies viewing of violent...

12 Aug 2014

Article Review: Is Harry Potter Evil

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

For a number of years, American schools have been under pressure to restrict their students from accessing certain readings, which are deemed objectionable by individuals on moral, ethnic, racial or religious grounds. People understand that any work is potentially open to attacks for any given...

04 Aug 2014

Film Analysis Paper: The Twilight Samurai

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

“The Twilight Samurai is a Japanese film released on November 2, 2002 where Yoji Yamada was the director. It was set during the middle of the nineteenth Century, some years before the event of the Meiji Restoration. The film explains the life that Seibei Iguchi, who was a low-class samurai...

25 Jul 2014

Guidelines for ANTH 220 Film Review, Film: "Paris is Burning"

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

famous dancing styles called “Voguing” started being performed publicly. The dancers started performing in more daring places such as mainstream club. The dancers poses like vogue models and perform dancing moves which resembled Egyptian hieroglyphics during Voguing. This crates...