Alfred Adler

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  • Hitchcock's Use Of Narrative Techniques In Vertigo And Bicycle Thieves

    From the films we watched this semester Vertigo and Bicycle Thieves Vertigo somehow seems to transcend these concerns and instead offers a compelling psycho-drama that has complex layers of meaning and employs carefully crafted film language to present a narrative that aligns the audience so completely with the protagonist.Perhaps the simplest application of this idea is to suggest that Scottie represents us, the audience, the spectator and the constructed version of Madeleine represents the…

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  • A Few Good Men Analysis

    A Few Good Men The film A Few Good Men by Rob Reiner is the best example of the judicial drama, a very popular genre in American cinema. It is a dynamic, uninterrupted even for a second, detective intrigue with a great actor's play: one of the best performances of Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon and Jack Nicholson. The movie, edited in 1992, contains some ethical and moral issues related to the judicial system and immoral army orders, which turn into a crime against humanity. On the one…

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  • Gladiator Movie Analysis

    The movie Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, tells the story of general Maximus (played by Russell Crowe) that stands against crazy Emperor (played by Joaquiem Phoenix) is considered to be one of the best historical movies in modern history. However, as it goes in historic movies, Gladiator is showing the audience the popular recitation period and masks the real perception and the real course of government. It is true that most of the changes made in the movie could only strengthen the…

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  • Film Techniques In Alfred Hitchcock's Film Psycho

    Throughout the film industry, Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho has revolutionized the horror genre with his ways of merging the obvious with the mysterious. Alfred Hitchcock, ‘Master of Suspense,’ is known for his filming techniques which made his film stand out compared to other horror films during his period. Hitchcock used these techniques throughout the film Psycho to allow the viewers to get an insight of what is happening in the film. One of the most important scenes, where Hitchcock used…

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  • Voyeurism And Criticism In Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    In Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window (1954) is a story about a photographer on his last week of recuperation from his last assignment where he was severely injured on the race track taking a picture of the wreckage. While recuperating Jeff has come into the deplorable habit of people watching his neighbors outside his rear view window, while watching he suspects one of his neighbors to have murdered his wife. Not being able to provide an eye witness account to what he believes happened he has his…

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  • The Mood For Love Analysis

    Wong Kar Wai is probably the most innovative and avant-garde director to come out of Hong Kong. As part of the second New Wave of Hong Kong cinema, Wai moved far away from the traditional, Jackie Chan and Shaw Brothers style of films, which focused on action, and explored more substantial themes, icnluding human psyche, politics and the social conditions in Hong Kong. His aesthetics are quite similar with Jean-Luc Godard and the French Wave, in general, particularly because he also took apart…

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  • Cinematic Technique Analysis

    Masters of Cinematic Technique In Kubrick’s Paths of Glory and Hitchcock’s Psycho, each director successfully utilizes unique camera movements to communicate important thematic and narrative information to their audiences. In each film, the consciousness of the camera encodes not only the director’s authorial vision, but it also serves as a device for communicating power and suspense. Kubrick begins to display his impressive command of camera movement in the opening minutes of Paths of Glory. An…

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  • Breathless Case Study: French New Wave

    Week 11 French New Wave Breathless 90 mins, 1960, French Directed By: Jean-Luc Godard Written By: Jean-Luc Godard Synopsis: Paying homage to the numerous crime thrillers of Hollywood’s Golden era, this film charts the relationship between Michel, a stylish but unpredictable criminal, and his estranged American girlfriend. Again, the notion of escapism through the cinema is key to this most famous of the new wave pictures. Essential Readings: Hart Cohen, Juan Francisco Salazar and Iqbal Barkat.…

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  • Spring, Summer, Winter And Summer Movie Analysis

    Spring, summer, fall, winter and spring is one of the representative movie of director Kim Ki Duk. I appreciate what he had done in this movie and I think the movie spring, summer, fall, winter and string is a good movie. The reason why I have that thought is because director Kim Ki Duk can produce the movie with deep insight in a short period and limited budget. Furthermore, the movie can bring out the Buddhist core value, for example, the concept of reincarnate, karma etc. In the first scene…

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  • Cinematic Techniques In Edward Scissorhands And Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

    Directors use many cinematic elements and techniques to give their movies a mood or feeling but director Tim Burton does this especially well in his movies Edward Scissorhands and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Tim Burton uses many cinematic techniques in his films but the one technique that he does extraordinary in his films are camera angles. In his films, Tim Burton effectively uses the cinematic element of camera angles to create a sense of mood and feeling based on the type of camera he…

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