52nd British Academy Film Awards

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  • What Is Jaws A Living Legend

    Steven Allen Spielberg began to grace us all with his presence. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, He is the son of Leah Adler Posner and Arnold and the older brother to three sisters. We began seeing glimpses of his future greatness after his prize-winning film ‘Escape to Nowhere’, which he directed at the tender age of 13. It was at Arcadia…

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  • Martin Malcolm And Me Analysis

    Martin, Malcolm, and Me written by JD Lawrence displayed a remarkable production. JD Lawrence and his team did an impressive job in one hour to show the play. There are multiple things to discuss like the acting, directing, scenic, playwriting, costume, lighting, and sound design. The first thing I looked at when I walked in the theatre was how the lighting had been arranged. When we sat down and the play started the main focus is on the stage. All the lights pointed to the stage while the…

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  • Virginia Woolf's Ethos

    In the essay, “The Death of the Moth,” author Virginia Woolf describes a detailed transition from abundant life to tranquil death. On the outside, one would be forgiven for not caring about the demise of a mere insect. The numerous distractions of everyday life seem to exceed the importance of a lady watching a bug pass away. In fact, these criticisms would certainly be valid for most articles on this topic. However, Woolf uses a complex vocabulary and detailed descriptions to add interest and…

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  • Symbolism In Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist Macon

    On page 226 of Anne Tyler’s The Accidental Tourist Macon is faced with the destruction of his home. The descriptive analysis used to portray the pipe burst that floods Macon’s home exposes the atmosphere not just in the house, but also in Macon. Before Tyler even begins describing the scene the demeanor is already implied by the weather. This part of the novel takes place in the dead of winter just after a snowstorm. Winter is usually associated with the cold and that piercing wind chill that…

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  • Matt Damon's Cinematographic Achievements In The Film Industry

    Matt Damon Net Worth It is hard to make a list of Matt Damon’s cinematographic successes and achievements in the film industry. If we were to name the first movie that brought Damon his reputation as a great actor, it would probably be “Good Will Hunting” (1997), directed by Gus van Sant, where he starred next to the extraordinary Robin Williams (“The Dead Poets Society”), Ben Affleck (with whom Matt Damon co-wrote the script), and Stellan Skarsgård (“Breaking the Waves”). In the movie, Damon…

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  • The Third Man Film Analysis

    The Third Man is played Orson Welles (1915 - 1985), a character that doesn’t appear in the film until nearly the end of the movie, but his sudden appearance and presence makes for a climatic final. Much as been said about Welles involvement in the making of the film, citing on the fact that he was well-known as a director, producer, writer, and actor in his own right. And the fact that he won an Academy Award eight years before for writing and Original Screenplay for Citizen Kane, and nominated…

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  • Audrey Hepburn: Portraits Of An Icon

    Let’s discuss the subject of the new National Portrait Gallery photography show, ‘Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon’. Born in Belgium in 1929, Hepburn’s early life as a ballet dancer and chorus girl led to her exceptional career as an Academy Award-winning film star. The photographic portraits on display document the many roles she played onscreen - in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Sabrina, My Fair Lady, etc - and offscreen - fashion icon, humanitarian worker, and an exquisite beauty. I…

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  • Symbolism In The Sassy Girl

    The last movie I watched was the mighty girl. This was a very fluffy romantic comedy with a hint of darkness. The movie is about a girl named Kang So-hwi played by Shin Min-ah. Her parents were gifted in martial arts and she inherited their gift. However, she no longer wants to do martial arts due to the fact she gets called manly and unfeminine. She tries to change and become more feminine in order to get a guy who happens to be in the ice hockey team. Her dad, wanting her to go back to martial…

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  • Book Summary: The Madness Underneath By Maureen Johnson

    The title of the book I read is The Madness Underneath. It was written by Maureen Johnson. This book was published by The Penguin Group, and was originally published on February 26, 2013. There are two hundred ninety pages. The Madness Underneath was written by a New York Times Bestselling Author. The setting of this story is London at Wexford University. It is always raining and is not very nice. In the book it takes place in present time. The narrator of the story is the main character. Her…

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  • Film Analysis: Hell Or High Water

    you that there could be as gripping of a western film as ‘Hell or High Water,’ in today’s pop culture, you would tell me that I was crazy. The stellar performances of two unstoppable bank robbers, Chris Pine and Ben Foster, and a Texas ranger out on his last case before retirement, Jeff Bridges, make this dream a reality. Jeff Bridges, Ben Foster, and Chris Pine star in a revolutionary movie that was created to bring back a culture of western films. It is bound to be a classic western heist…

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