Biographical film

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  • Film Analysis: Straight Outta Compton

    once lived. Normally, these are written in the form of a book. However, in today’s time, many are interpreted into a different form of media, in which several films nowadays are those of a biopic, a biographical film. “Straight Outta Compton” is a biopic from 2015 that talks about the career of the hip-hop artists of NWA, Niggas with Attitude- Ice Cube, Easy-E, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The release of the film “Straight Outta Compton” allowed many different depictions and interpretations to arise, focusing on its culture and music. “Straight Outta Compton” was a biopic that was not afraid to address many controversial and graphic issues that many would not normally speak up about. The film did not show the general genre of a biopic and defeats this expectation, in the sense that they also showed not only the good in this film, but also the bad and ugly topics that are not commonly mentioned, such as racial violence and police brutality. Just like many biopics out there, music was involved. A huge difference in this film compared to other biopics however was the content that their music contained and the stories behind it. Quite honestly, the songs in this films had very vulgar language and gave a very graphic and negative connotation half the time stead of being happy-go-lucky like most biopics. The music in the film was most of the time the actual actors performing the music most of the…

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  • Biographical Production Film Steve Jobs, Directed By Danny Boyle

    In a biographical, production film, “Steve Jobs,” directed by Danny Boyle, Steve Jobs purpose is to design an archetype PC specifically for the education market, but he encounters personal and professional obstacles in the process. The following film is arranged into three different scenarios from the time span of 1984 through 1998 diving into the career of a notable innovator and Apple Inc. co-founder, Steve Jobs. Correspondingly, each scene commences immediately prior to the launch of the…

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  • Masculinity In Film

    James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything is a biographical picture adapted from the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen written by Jane Hawking. From a framing perspective, this film is pretty ideal when compared to the other representations in this study and in films with disabled characters in general. According to Darke, most disability films construct the disabled characters as abject where the impaired are easily fatigued, totally dependent, socially isolated, asexual, and…

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  • Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet Of Vik Muniz

    Within the first five minutes of Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz, Vik Muniz and his comedic personality come onto the scene. Worst Possible Illusion is a biography as well as a brief look at the variety of unorthodox techniques Muniz has used while not delving into specific detail about individual pictures. Muniz’s artistic process reflects his history and his personality. In the biographical part of the film, Muniz states that he was born in Brazil during a time of…

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  • Janet Frame's Lifecycle In An Angel At My Table

    For biopic, story development needs to follow the time line, the life of the characters in real life events in one of the major events or representative for recording, and then appear in the film. Viewers can accord the narrative sequence in the film, the protagonist of life, to achieve the goal of biography movie record life. Jane Campion uses cutting and framing to illustrate that her heroine who is Janet Frame’s lifecycle. This essay will take An Angel at My Table (1990) as an example to…

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  • Analysis Of The Film T. E. Lawrence Of Arabia

    The movie, Lawrence of Arabia was considered to be a breakthrough in the film industry for it portrayed T. E. Lawrence’s life in the Arab world and how he influenced the Arabs. This of course was based on true events that occurred from 1916-1918. Despite being a biographical movie, not everything that appeared was truthful. Multiple movie critics stated that certain scenes were over exaggerated, unrealistic, scientifically invalid, and/or plainly made up for entertainment purposes. Before…

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  • Addario's What I Do Analysis

    Turning a novel into a feature film can be very challenging for a Screenwriter. Ideally their main objective is to have the film and the novel complement each other perfectly. And In most film adaptations of this kind it is difficult to achieve, for the filmmakers tend to focus solely on major events in the subjects life. And In the case of Addario’s it’s what I do: A Photographer’s life of love and war, there are subjects of her work that are also very important but they may be difficult for…

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  • Leighton Pierce

    sound design and hypnotic images to explore themes of surrealism, dreams, and hypnotic states. The theme of water and its hypnotic rhythm are present in many of his shorts and feature films. Outside film, Pierce experiments a great deal with sound and installation. His artistic style is similar to impressionism, an art style represented by fluid motion and obvious brushstrokes. Music is a large influence in his work, along with other art forms such as poetry and dance. In one interview he stated…

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  • Ingmar Bergman Analysis

    emotion that Bergman filled his movies with forced people to see past the mere spectacle of film, and look within the soul of an auteur whose spirit lived within his art. Ingmar Bergman, born Ernst Ingmar Bergman, was brought into this world on July 14,1918 in Uppsala, Sweden. His parents were Karin Bergman, a certified nurse, and Erik Bergman, a Lutheran minister. Bergman, along with his siblings, grew up in a home where they were engulfed in religious conversation…

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  • Citizen Kane Film Techniques

    Orson Welles is a biographical/detective film on the life of Charles Foster Kane. The film sets out with a journalist called Thompson speaking to his boss about how they want to announce Kane’s death to the world on News of the March. They need more information about Kane, his personality and a deeper insight into his life rather than the facts that everyone already knows. This is where Rosebud comes into play. Rosebud was the final word that Kane muttered on his death bed and it is now up to…

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