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  • Spotless Mind Interpretation

    Blurred and reddened close-ups of Joel screaming interfere with these cut-ins and eventually prompt him to recount his memories of Clementine, making him relive his memories as they are erased. The formerly described calamity ends with a relatively peaceful wide shot of Joel lying in bed with the apparatus attached to his head. The camera’s focus shifts to a couple of Stan and Patrick shots, finally shifting to a close-up of Joel uttering “Patrick” after Stan calls for…

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  • The Giant's Fight Scene Analysis

    Giant’s fighting scene from Spike Lee’s Mo’s better blues is a really interesting scene in terms of lighting scheme, camera composition, etc. The sequence opens with an establishing master shot #1 of Giant going to the restroom. Shot #2 is a medium close up shot of Giant. Behind him are two men peeking from the stalls. This foreshadows the trouble Giant might be facing. The director uses the division of surface in order to show the conflict between the men and Giant. The focus of the shot shifts…

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  • Textual Analysis Of Inception

    shots used in the fight scene (see figure 13) this technique is used a lot as you are able to see both characters full bodys and how they are reacting to one anothers pucnhes, kicks etc. Going back to the real world we are shown more medium close ups, the close ups are quite contrasting emotions, as we see Yusuf’s (see sigure 14) terrified face as he is about to crash compared to Arthur’s (se figure 15) calm and collective expressions, as he is still oblivious as to what is going…

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  • Jaws Conclusion

    The connection between an audience and the story unfolding onscreen facilitates a reaction necessary to create an emotional impact. The connection is made possible by the films form due to music, shots, and editing. Steven Spielberg’s Jaws (1975) succeeded in terrorizing its viewers through such techniques, creating a fictitious environment that could very well become their actual reality. Kenneth Burke states that “any given terminology is a reflection of reality, by its very nature as a…

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  • Network Movie Analysis

    Maximizing shareholder’s wealth is the most important business managers or chief executives ' responsibility. When the company becomes public, investors supply assets and cash. In order to keep up those assets, the chief executive or manager has to make decisions to increase the shareholder 's return, which occasionally can be inhuman and unethical. In Network, it displays Frank Hackett’s willingness (Robert Duvall) to make decisions, which is in his favor but intentionally puts Howard Beale…

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  • Camera Techniques In Wizard Of Oz

    No movie is more famous for creating a world of wonder than the Wizard of Oz. Beyond the 124 little people and it’s ten leading roles, this film broke the mold of how children’s stories could be adapted onto the big screen. The Wizard of Oz truly inspired fantasy and excitement in its era. Some believe that its inspiration was through the recent children’s novels that had been successfully adapted into Disney movies. Some of the original producers actually believed that the audience might reject…

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  • Hamlet Opening Scene Analysis

    Browne, Campbell Scott, Lisa Gay Hamilton, and Jamey Sheridan, and directed by Campbell Scott and Eric Simonson. This version of Hamlet that we watched in class gives its own twist and darkness that the story needs. The opening shot of the movie is a close up of many different statues and their faces, then the camera focuses on a statue of Hamlet, which would be considered an establishing shot. An establishing shot is often a long shot or series of shots that sets the scene, so therefore the…

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  • Michael Almereyda Hamlet Comparison Essay

    How do the plays of Shakespeare change when they are adapted for screen? Michael Almereyda’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet transposes one of Shakespeare’s most notable tragedy in modern day Manhattan, setting the framework for a modern retelling of the story. The use of “ complex array of media technologies, genres and practices” introduces the over arching theme of entrapment and imprisonment in the capitalist society thatHamlet resides in, immersing the narrative in a world of…

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  • Essay Comparing Psycho And Fatal Attraction

    Bates in Psycho, and Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, each played the character portrayed as mentally unstable. The two actors seamlessly fell into their parts and led the audience to believe they were truly insane. In the beginning, each of the two lived what appeared to be normal lives. Anthony Perkins managed his mother’s motel that had become a ghost-town after the new highway had been build, which completely cut off access to the motel. Glenn Close on the other hand…

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  • Godfather Scene Analysis

    Shot4 to shot7 and shot9 they are over-shoulder close-up shot, which means the “listener” is also in the vision. However, shot11 to shot 15 are slightly closer than the previously mentioned shots. In these shots, only one actor (usually the speaker) is in the vision. This slightly difference is not easy…

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