Monty Python And The Holy Grail 1975 Directed By Terry Gilliam And Terry Jones

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The infamous British film known as Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, was considered a cult classic among the comedy genre. But what made it so significant among other films during that era, and why is does it still stand the test of time? Classical films were originally considered more than just another form of entertainment. This form of media allowed artist to visually express their personal views through the big screen. Some film makers tend to lean more on either the avant-garde or political side of cinema to tell their story. Being able to utilize film techniques in the most sophisticated ways to tell a narrative is a challenge, but aesthetics are cognitively powerful within this art form. This enables to individualize their works. Since film artists are auteur or politically driven, it allow them to establish an identity through society, history and culture. It can be argued however that mainstream forms of cinema is capable of such feats as the artistically/politically driven. Conversely, they are more commercially focused for profit and popularity. So replication of film form and style is to be expected within mainstream content. Regardless of auteur, political, or commercially film types, they are capable of being applied by a variety of scholarly theories to help breakdown the interpretation of an artist intention. So what does all of this have to do with Monty Python and the Holy Grail? Well it does not follow the…

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