Cinematic techniques

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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 early scene opens up with a medium shot of two generals, Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) and Mireau (George Macready), in an opulent, cavernous ballroom. The two men engage in a friendly, but slightly tense exchange, during which Broulard instructs Mireau,…

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  • Tim Burton's Cinematic Techniques In Edward Scissorhands

    Tim Burton Cinematic Techniques Tim Burton uses cinematic techniques such as music and sound, lighting, editing, and camera movements. Cinematic techniques are basically used to explain how the editing, music, lighting, and camera movement are used in the movies. All three of the movies connects with the cinematic techniques by showing different aspects and how the techniques were used in the movies. Also they connect with the techniques by showing how the mood is developed like in the movie…

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  • Themes And Cinematic Techniques In Stanley Kubrick's The Shining

    The Shining Stanley Kubrick was regarded as "one of the greatest and most influential directors of all time". He was best known for his brilliant signature themes and cinematic techniques. Kubrick’s adaptation of the film The Shining help us get a clear understanding of his directorial style. The use of slow, protracted shots, long tracking shots, extreme camera angles and sound effects were effectively used in some scenes that help build a special kind of suspense allowing the audience to be…

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  • Cinematic Techniques

    an omniscient narrator. But in a film, the scheme of things changes and the narration can be done in many different ways. The cinematic techniques can be used creatively and effectively to become sources of narration. In The Old Man and the Sea (Sturges) and Samskara (Reddy), the filmmakers have resorted to flashback sequences as tools of narration. Both the film adaptations have rather linear plots, which are very similar to the original novels. But with the change in the medium of expression,…

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  • Double Indemnity Analysis

    manipulates bud to tie up some loose ends.In training day Alonzo manipulates the society and his colleagues for personal gain These films are all set in LA from this it helps us understand that LA the township is a very manipulated and corrupted town. In the film ‘double indemnity’ and ‘night crawler’ it appears that greed seems to be an important factor in the manipualtion of charcters.In the film ‘double indemnity’ directed by billy wilder we see this theme of manipulation and influence…

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  • The Auteur Theory In Raise The Red Lantern

    The auteur theory is the assumption that the director of a film is an artist of their medium in the same way that a writer is the author or their book. Writers often use similar themes, have similar characters, and write in a stylistic manor that is recognizable. The auteur theory suggests that the same can be said of directors of films, that they will be recognizable as the creative force behind each film they produce. There are three premises to auteur theory that film viewers can use to…

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  • Kangana Batti Character Analysis

    After a series of well- written scripts, it is the film that will test the star power of Kangana. Katti Batti could have been an important film. Designed to exploit Kangana Ranaut’s rebellious image, it is a film which examines the perks of a live-in relationship. It is also a film which tries to put a girl in control of the relationship. In a role reversal of sorts, she wants the relationship to be a time pass when the boy is looking for eternal love. When he talks of values, the lissom lass…

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  • Vertigo To Psycho Movie Analysis

    Hitchcock starts off by using the panning techniques and pans the large city, which sets the scene and establishes the date and time. After panning the city film it starts off in the afternoon and the camera moves from the view of the city and goes right through a window of an apartment. More camera work of Hitchcock that was observed was the angles and the use of mirrors to evoke thought about the lack of privacy that was shown during the film. One specific scene that I could recall was when…

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  • Cinematic Techniques In Citizen Kane

    is a unique movie, from the cinematography to the cast, the creativity is endless. Most of the principal actors were new to motion pictures including- Joseph Cotten, Everett Sloane, Ray Collins, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, and Welles himself. As for the cinematography, Welles teamed up with Gregg Toland to create a never-before-seen cinematic experience. The movie opens up with several approaching shots of Kane’s self-made castle called Xanadu accompanied by suspenseful music which…

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  • There Will Be Blood Cinematic Techniques Essay

    Cinematic techniques within a film can show more information to the audience sometimes more than the dialogue does. The cinematic techniques in There Will Be Blood help to establish the mood or tone in the scene and a sense of power and who has control of it. Paul Thomas Anderson helps to tell the story of There Will Be Blood with the use of many cinematic techniques. He shows us the story of a man overwhelmed with greed and the actions he commits afterwards. Anderson is a fan of using…

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