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  • Analysis Of Seven Pounds

    A Pound for a Life: A Review of Seven pounds "The film Seven Pounds, starring Will Smith and Rosario Dawson, is Grant Nieporte's idea after having a chat with a man whom he called "one of the saddest people I've ever met in my life". The film is directed by Gabriele Muccino, known for The Pursuit of Happiness (2006) also starring Will Smith." (IMDB, www.imdb.com) The movie is one with a strong message and lesson, it leaves the audience wondering what their mission in life is and how life can…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Film Festivals

    and display LGBTQ works to challenge, encourage and educate a higher sense of awareness and diversity among the LGBTQ communities and allied audience through films; as well as Asian American film festivals that aim to promote Asian and Asian American cultures and experiences through films and to support Asian American filmmakers and…

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  • Artistic Statement Application Research Paper

    Allyson Emma Kochanek—Artistic Statement Application: Desiring an MFA in Design at the University of North Carolina School of the arts. I believe art is about regeneration. It is about taking something blank, limp, and lifeless and giving it breath. We were created to create. Through our creativity we can instill new ideas, images, and dreams. Art does not simply play on the surface of society but seeps into the dirty crevices commenting on politics, depravity, and religion. I believe the…

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  • It's A Wonderful Life Play Analysis

    On December 7th, at 7:30pm, I attended It’s A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play. Illinois State University’s adaptation of this classic film took place in the Center for the Performing Arts. The actors took the stage as members of a 1940s radio show, playing a multitude of characters depicted in the original film. Although vastly different from the cinema version, this adaptation was very successful due to the congruous 1940s costumes, the use of varied voices to portray numerous characters, and…

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  • The Virtue Of Emotion In Film Making By Alan Rickman

    “Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.” Quoted by Alan Rickman, Rickman reminds us how impactful this multimodal art form can be to the eye of the beholder. Emotion is a virtue when experiencing professional production, as actors can give and take this crucial sense, it seems to grow as they continue their role. Emotion is played by the actor but left for understanding by the audience. As stage right…

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  • What Is The Theme Of The Play In William Shakespeare´s Romeo And Juliet?

    Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet was put on by the Brown/Trinity MFA program. In the 2nd year of the program, the students put on two Shakespearean plays simultaneously. The cast is also in rep meaning, it is the same cast of actors for both productions. For the Brown Trinity MFA program, the leads in one of the shows will be minor characters for the other. Each year the MFA program likes to feature one area of social discussion for each play. For Romeo and Juliet,…

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  • The Importance Of Christmas Spirit In Patrick Barlow's A Christmas Carol

    19th, and 20th. I attended on the 18th. This play, aimed toward the entertainment of the audience, was directed by Jared Johnson. Not only did Jared Johnson put in an immense amount of work, the actors and actresses who played multiple parts went through significant challenges. Larry Johnson being the only actor…

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  • Commentary On The Play Grounded

    The set was minimalistic with only one chair and a few lights, so in order for the show to make since, there had to be a lot of creativity involved. Lighting was used as a tool to fill the empty spaces where other actors would be and to draw the audiences attention toward them. The actress on stage, the Pilot, used certain areas of the stage along with specific motivated lighting to represent her interactions with certain characters. For example, when we meet Eric…

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  • Acting Talent Research Paper

    insanely overrated. I think talent comes through hard work and learning the craft. I find this an interesting occupation I 'm in, and I guess I 've always approached if differently than most of the world. I know a lot of people think that to be an actor, you have to be born with it. Everyone assumes that everyone who does it is just naturally good at it. What we do is we recreate real life, human experiences on cue and on command, but all we 're doing is recreating humanity. So the first…

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  • Difference Between Macbeth And Other Theatre Quirks

    Saying the word “Macbeth” in a theater is the equivalent of walking under a ladder or looking into a broken mirror. The bad omen originates when the actor playing Lady Macbeth in the original production in 1606 died forcing Shakespeare to replace him. An article by Laura Schumm testifies that “in another 17th-century production, held in Amsterdam, the actor playing King Duncan was allegedly killed in front of a live audience when a real dagger was used in place of the stage prop during the…

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