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    The Cinematography of Citizen Kane and Blade Runner Though Blade Runner and Citizen Kane were made many years apart from each other and set on completely different timelines with completely different story lines, there is a lot that a viewer can appreciate from both of them and how these films give a reflection on our society. Both movies have earned its fair share of rewards throughout the years for its cinematography and visual effects and has left an impact on how movies are created today.…

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    as a way to appeal to buyers. Using doctors in advertising is particularly inconspicuous because often times, the “doctor” in question is only a paid actor. In spite of never turning a profit, Citizen Kane is well-known to be considered the best film ever made. At the time of its release, Citizen Kane was groundbreaking, both cinematically and creatively. The film’s make up techniques were sophisticated for the era in which the film was created. Makeup artist used new makeup technology to make…

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    Newspaper king Charles Foster Kane, is dead. The gap shots show Xanadu, Kane's monumental, rich, and currently matted estate in Everglade State. Interspersed with segments of his short subject necrology are scenes from his life and death. Most puzzling are his last moments: clutching a snowglobe, he mutters the word "rosebud." Kane, whose life was news and whose newspapers not solely reportable however fashioned opinion, was central to his time, a heroic figure. The short subject editor feels…

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    Welles’ Citizen Kane was a smashing success at the box office and is hailed as one of the greatest movies of all time. Though it did not win best picture, it has shown to be one of the strongest movies both in content and visual quality. In contrast, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner did not rise to fame until after it was on cable. However, there is a strong link between the two films. Citizen Kane utilizes camera angles to symbolize power and weakness. The power struggle of Citizen Kane is…

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    The story of Kane is told in a nonlinear fashion. Name the 5 different characters telling the story. Which parts of Kane’s life are they narrating? (In general terms) What do you think these characters represent? (Think symbolically) Tratchers notebooks - James guardian, tells about Kane’s childhood Bernstein - Kane’s friend and employee. Bernstein, a bespectacled Jewish man, is the only character who loves Kane unconditionally. Tells about Kane’s Jedediah Leland - friend of Kane, Leland…

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    Rosebud Reflection

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    work, by acting as the lead – Charles Kane. The dedication and importance he placed in this film is shown through his attempt to master the character and his experimentation with fresh and inimitable film techniques. Orwell first introduces Kane, as a nameless and faceless death. “Rosebud” is our only clue as to this man’s existence. Cutting to a newsreel we enter the…

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    Consistently rated among the top films made of all time, Godfather trivia should be interesting to anyone with an interest in classic films. Most recently, to show how highly it is regarded, the AFI ranked it only behind Citizen Kane on one of their best movie lists. The film was based on a book written by Mario Puzo, and tells the story of the Corleone mob family. The Godfather, the novel, was one of the most successful novels of all time. The film achieved similar success and recognition, and…

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    Ever since I began my high school career, I’ve been interested in the art of persuasion. In fact, my three favorite clubs are Debate Club, Mock Trial, and Junior States of America. After visiting a wide range of colleges, it is obvious that Emerson is the best choice for honing my skills. Choosing a major in Marketing Communications would allow my ideas to reach a larger audience than what my high school experiences provide. The Honors Program would also keep me academically challenged and help…

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    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 for Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Citizen Kane. The versatile Welles often narrated numerous films like The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) and Duel in the Sun (1946), but he can also be seen as a confident actor in Jane Eyre (1943), The Stranger…

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    Citizen Kane is an American mystery drama film done in 1941 by Orson Welles. The main characters include Charles Foster Kane, Susan Alexander Kane, Jedediah Leland, and Mary Kane among others. This is a film that is specifically praised due to is the use of the cinematography, narrative structure and music. It is a movie that is worth watching and everyone should consider watching it. The life of Charles foster Kane, who is a newspaper tycoon, is told after his death and it’s told from the…

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