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25 Nov 2022

Imitation Game - Morten Tyldum (2014) - Does the movie pay a beautiful tribute to Alan Turing, the main character?

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Film studies

I would like to present The Imitation Game, a British movie based on a true story. Here is my key question I would like to answer: Does the movie pay a beautiful tribute to Alan Turing, the main character? In order to answer my key question, I'd like to start by a short...

29 Jul 2022

Twice the fall - Creating a short movie based on real facts

Speech - 2 pages - Film studies

The movie I'm about to introduce is titled Twice the fall. It traces back the 09/11 events through the story of two distinct characters, Linda Vasquez and Seth Grayson, respectively confronted with psychological and political issues. September 11th, 2001, Manhattan. The twin towers...

28 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....

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...

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 stands out from...

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...

08 Mar 2011

Intercultural Management: Analysis of the movie "Fear and Trembling"

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

Undoubtedly, the world is currently zooming along the expressway to globalization. Globalization causes exchanges to be quicker, facilitated anywhere at any time. These exchanges concern persons, goods, services and funds. As a result, new dilemmas have risen on the horizon along with new...

30 Jul 2010

Mean Streets: Movie analysis

Thesis - 4 pages - Film studies

Mean Streets marks the origin of long collaboration of filmmaker Martin Scorsese with actor Robert De Niro, and marks the beginning of the works of a remarkable duo. After making several films, including the autobiographical feature film Who's That Knocking at My Door (1968) and Boxcar Bertha...

30 Jul 2010

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Movie analysis

Thesis - 2 pages - Film studies

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, a vivid imagination brought to the screen by Chris Columbus which was adapted by J. K. Rowling's book of the same title. A story of an orphan who discovers he is a wizard; and a wizard that saves the day and in the process wins our hearts and minds. The film...

30 Jul 2010

Gladiator and The Grinch: Movie analysis

Thesis - 4 pages - Film studies

Throughout Gladiator we see the character of Maximus go through many stages of development. From hero to zero and then back to hero again, Maximus is changed. He is portrayed as blatantly physically frightening and at times unfortunate and pitiful especially when he realizes he has lost his...

15 Jul 2010

The comparison of He's just not that into you, Book vs. Movie

Book review - 4 pages - Journalism

Both the book and movie He's Just Not That Into You by Behrendt and Tuccillo give realistic advice to women, on how to date men. Many women have always been confused about knowing how men feel about them and what goes on through men's heads. For centuries females have been making...

29 Sep 2010

"Clockers", a movie by Spike Lee, 1995

Essay - 5 pages - Film studies

The movie ?Clockers' hit the theatres in 1995. The director, Spike Lee, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 20th 1957. His mother, a schoolteacher and father, a jazz musician, raised him in Brooklyn, New York City. He graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta before attending a...

07 May 2009

Movie review: Trainspotting

Essay - 4 pages - Film studies

Many films deal with drugs. Among those, there are - Scarface, The Godfather, Revolver and so on. This theme is popular in Anglo-Saxon cinema. Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle is a film which deals with drugs in a blunt way. A group of friends, in the nineties, in Edinburgh, are only...

21 Oct 2009

The evolution of black films (movies)

Thesis - 4 pages - Film studies

Stereotypical and demeaning roles were originally created for Blacks in film, since the emergence of the first full length feature film, Birth of a Nation (1913). Blacks did not have power in the motion picture industry when it was originally formed. Films by Black writers, producers, and...

18 Feb 2008

Effectiveness of movies: The example of "Kids" by Larry Clark

Essay - 4 pages - Film studies

Ever since the creation of the first motion picture, there have been numerous debates over the “effectiveness” of a vast multitude of movies. The term effectiveness is a very broad expression and can be used to cover a huge variety of areas. On a generic basis, did it make the...

17 Jul 2008

Musicality in movies

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

The journey to self-discovery is a highlighting period for many young adults. Many filmmakers utilize those coming-of-age experiences to express the reality and pains of growing older. One contemporary example of this genre is Garden State. Released in 2004, this film transcends beyond the...

19 Nov 2007

Home Movies

Essay - 2 pages - Film studies

Nothing can create nostalgia like a movie camera. There is something about the moving image that can trigger emotions like few other mediums can. It is easy to get lost in a film; they have the awesome ability of capturing and recreating the past. The nostalgic value of the cinema is...

19 Nov 2007

Georges Melies: Movie Magic

Essay - 2 pages - Film studies

As is the case with many art forms, the exact origin of Cinema is tainted with controversy. While numerous innovators played important roles in the dawn of the medium, the Lumière brothers (Louis and Auguste) of France are most directly accredited with creating the first “films”....

26 Jul 2022

Jarhead - Sam Mendes (2005) - The place of men and women in society during the war

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Film studies

Jarhead is a trip movie and also a movie of war that tells the stories of the soldiers, it was filmed in the late 1970s, Sam Mendes directed the film based on the true story of Anthony Swofford's private life as a military man in the US marine, the movie takes us back to...

24 Nov 2022

Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (2007) - The Internal Conflict of the Main Character

Artwork commentary - 1 pages - Film studies

Based on Marjane Satrapi's famous autobiographical comic books, Persepolis is a condensed movie of the four volumes of this saga. Co-directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud and released in 2007, Persepolis is the journey of Marjane herself, an eight-year-old girl living in...

25 Aug 2023

The male gaze in the film Mean Girls

Presentation - 9 pages - Film studies

This document contains a presentation analyzing the male gaze in the movie Mean Girls. Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy, starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried. The plot focuses on a naïve teenage girl navigating her way through the social...

27 Jan 2021

SWOT Analysis - Netflix

Case study - 3 pages - ICT marketing

Netflix, founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in 1997, is an online streaming service that allows its members who pay subscription fees to watch television shows, movies, series and documentaries from their devices using internet connection. Netflix originated in the United States as...

07 Oct 2022

4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days - Mungiu Cristian (2007) - A commentary on the narrative's social and historical contexts

Artwork commentary - 5 pages - Film studies

The film, "4 months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days", by Mungiu Cristian opens on a fish tank resting on a table clustered with newspapers, dishes, and a smoking cigarette burning on an ashtray. And as a hand reaches out for the smoke, the picture pulls back in a sharp movement and reveals two undergraduate...

20 Oct 2014

Are African Women Portrayed Negatively in Films?

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

When the Nigerian film industry, famously referred to as Nollywood burst into the world of film-making in the early 1990s, Africans and indeed the entire black world applauded and cheered at an industry that was not only homegrown but also one that was ready to finally show the world that Africa...

18 Feb 2021

Business model - Netflix

Case study - 6 pages - Digital & e-marketing

The story goes that after having to pay late penalties at a Blockbuster video store, Reed Hastings (CEO of Netflix) had the idea to launch a similar service, but rather to offer it as a subscription package. Netflix was launched in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph. At the time, it was an...

17 Sep 2023

English - Talking about... - Speaking exercises

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Linguistics & languages

In this document, you will find some exercises to improve your speaking skills.

07 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 studied the...

28 Sep 2016

The success behind the Walt Disney Corporation

Case study - 4 pages - Tourism marketing

The statement below by CEO of Walt Disney Corporation explains precisely the message and goal of Disney, and how it has been so successful over the past century. Walt Disney is a legend, a name that is now synonymous with an empire. The World Disney is one of fun, imagination, and games, a world...

14 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...

08 Apr 2021

Myths and heroes - To what extent are the sixties a mythical decade for Great Britain?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

I am going to ponder over the notion of myths and heroes. So, before all, let me introduce it. A myth is a very abstract thing: it can refer to a famous story, true or false, about a god, a hero, or someone special who makes a difference, who embodies an idea. To cut the story short, I would say...