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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...

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...

27 Jan 2014

Critical study of Spanish film: La piel que habito

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

Almodovar 's 2001, La piel que habito , received mixed reviews from Spanish critics, one favourably calling it an “irracionalidad transcendida” whereas Spanish film critic Carlos Boyero called it a “notable idiotez” . However, most critics agree that this...

14 Nov 2013

Film analysis: The Syrian Bride

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

‘The Syrian Bride' a 2004 comedy drama film, is a take on the Arab - Israeli conflict through the eyes of a Druze family settled in the UNDOF zone of Majdal Shams, a Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli - Syrian border. All events that take place in the movie are a result of a cross...

07 Nov 2013

Comparing different forms of media

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

Media outlets base their material on the target audience's knowledge and interests in an attempt to provide information with maximum efficiency. This principle is made evident through the comparison of the National Geographic article entitled, “Childhood Origins”, and “ ‘Lucy'...

08 Aug 2013

Crash

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

One of the biggest mistakes in the movie came from one of the most unexpected sources, a young and untested cop. Officer Hanson, who could not stand the racist policy of his partner Officer John Ryan, chooses to opt for a transfer out of the patrol unit. In a pivotal scene, Ryan tells his...

06 Aug 2013

Women in Film: African Filmmakers and Female Identity in African Cinema

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

tradition from generation to generation. This is an essential part of how powerful the medium of film can be in Africa; it is more effective in societal change than books, literature, or anything involving literacy. African film goes beyond its function in western culture; it serves a greater...

12 Jul 2013

Movie review: The Pursuit of Happyness

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

The Pursuit of Happyness tells the touching story, based on real-life events, of a man named Christopher Gardner and his elementary-aged son named Chris. Throughout the movie the pair struggle to survive after the father loses his life savings after he invests in a non-profitable bone...

12 Jul 2013

Movie review: Freedom Writers

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

Freedom Writers tells the story of a woman named Erin Gruwell who takes on a teaching job at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. Wilson High is an inner city school with a student demographic comprised of mostly low income, ethnic minority students. Ms. Gruwell...

11 Jul 2013

Media myths and their effect on law enforcement performance

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

Media over dramatization of crime is a huge issue which has plagued law enforcement communities around the globe for more than a decade, especially since the rise of the technological era. Reporters, newspapers, writers, and news agencies, including websites, around the world cause this by...

01 Jul 2013

8 Mile: Review

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

8 Mile is the story of well-known rapper Eminem's humble beginnings in inner city Detroit, Michigan. Eminem plays himself in the movie. The story of Eminem in this movie is one of everyday struggles. Eminem starts out freestyle battling other rappers in a shelter and chokes at first. After going...

18 Jun 2013

Characterization of Joe Brody in Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep

Case study - 3 pages - Film studies

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms defines characterization as “representation of persons in narrative and dramatic works” and distinguishes between direct characterization, which attributes qualities to the character directly by virtue of description or commentary, and indirect...

14 Jun 2013

Is reality real? Protecting the viewers through informative disclaimers

Case study - 26 pages - Film studies

Reality television has swept America over like an epidemic. Almost every channel has some form of a reality show. This genre began in 1989 with the creation of COPS and America's Funniest Home Videos. Only three years later MTV aired the first episode of The Real World. After that, reality...

28 Dec 2012

Christians in the entertainment industry

Case study - 4 pages - Film studies

As an aspiring filmmaker, it would seem that I'm on my way to entering an industry that isn't exactly brimming with Christian values. The film industry, along with the rest of the entertainment industry (music, theater, advertising, etc.), tends to be more interested in what makes money than...

19 Dec 2012

Acting sample resume

Case study - 1 pages - Film studies

Musicals: Seussical the Musical Little Shop of Horrors Oliver! Little Shop of Horrors Into the Woods Les Misérables The Music Man Ensemble Workshops With: Billy Scudder, Robert Goodwin, Gregory Smith, Mark Lewis, Gai Jones, Ann Reinking, Vance Fulkerson, Bryan Davidson, Corky Dominguez,...

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