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  • Character Analysis Of Robert Zemeckis's Back To The Future

    Though Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future is extremely successful in being a fun, blockbuster film, it does a very job in how it crafts the relationships between specific characters. Though Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is facing a struggle to get back home, there’s another struggle occurring in the movie between his father, George (Crispin Glover), and town bully, Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson). By tracing their acting and relative staging of these two in certain shots, a narrative between them…

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  • Film Analysis Of Some Like It Hot

    to stop playing. She asks where Josephine and Daphne last played in a band. The camera switches back to the two girls in disguise with a close up shot this time. Sue questions Daphne where the holes on her bass came from (the shooting with Spats and Toothpick Charlie), the camera then cuts to a close up of the bass. The camera then tilts up from the bass to a close up shot of Josephine and Daphne. The camera returns…

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  • Vertigo Film Analysis

    Scottie. Over the next few seconds, she moves towards the camera which tilts downwards, putting her feet in a close-up right in the foreground. Moving back afterwards, the camera tilts upwards, bookending the shot with a similar frame. In the sequences with the full shot, the frames seem to be fairly balanced, with both sides basically equally filled by figures and objects. However, in the close up of the feet, as created by Novak’s movement and the tilt, there is an interesting balance in that…

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  • The Graduate Graduation Party Scene Analysis

    SHOT LIST: The Graduate - Graduation Party Scene Shot: 1. Time: 1 min 28 sec. Shot Size: Close-up and Medium close-up. A close-up of Ben sitting in his own room. Ben is placed in the middle of the shot in focus. There is a well-lit aquarium behind him that takes up the whole background. In it, on the right side of Ben, there is fish, on the left side there is a scuba diver that blows bubbles to the surface. Ben’s face is lit on the left side while his right side is dark. He’s wearing a white…

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  • The Walking Dead: Movie Analysis

    The scene then uses the audio and visual cues of the police siren being turned as both a graphical match cut and a sound bridge to the following cut, a close-up shot of two crows feasting on an animal carcass in the middle of the highway as the camera tilts up towards the two police cars. The focus of the staging of the two crows in the transition acts as foreshadow in the show’s narrative, as evident a…

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  • Citizen Kane Mise En Scene Analysis

    Photography is the key element of mise en scene that determines how an audience will interpret the visual information in film. Orson Welles used the photography of his 1941 film Citizen Kane to emphasize aspects of the film he wanted viewers to focus on, and to remove non-essential information from the frame. This was accomplished through various camera tequniques including manipulation of angles and proxemity. Approaching the end of the film there is a scene just after Susan (played by Dorothy…

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  • Comparing Hamlet And Gertrude's Marriage In Hamlet By William Shakespeare

    Another delicate nuance that I would like to consider about her marriage. In order to remarry she should probably discuss it with her only son, who by the way was the prince and could have his father’s throne. Neither the movie nor the text do not speak about it, but if we try to picture the possibility that they might have discussed her marriage, Hamlet definitely would oppose to her marriage plan, which after all Gertrude ignored, or perhaps she did not discuss it with Hamlet which she had…

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  • Summary Of The Film 'The Graduate'

    'The Graduate’ (Nichols, 1967) is a comedy that uses a three-act film structure and includes its major structural elements. The film depicts a recent college graduate (Dustin Hoffman), whose feeling of a lack of purpose results in his life becoming dominated by his relationship with Mrs. Robinson and eventually, her daughter Elaine. Act I establishes the key characters; Ben, his parents and their friends, including, Mrs. Robinson. The audience is empathetic towards him and likely wanting to see…

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  • Koyaanisqatsi Film Analysis

    chose to shoot unscripted footage, shooting anything he thought looked good, and then worked on editing it into an hour-long film. It took 7 years to shoot, edit, and release this film (1975 – 1982). Plot The film starts out with calm wide shots and close ups of nature such…

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  • Noel Pearson The Light On The Hill Analysis

    From the first English arrivals in Australia, the Aboriginal people have lived in the shadow in their own country, with many issues that have not been resolved yet. Noel Pearson is one of the country´s most respected Aboriginal leaders and impressive intellects and powerful orators in Australia. He is a popular defender for Aboriginal rights, especially Aboriginal land. He has changed the approach to welfare, child abuse, child protection, education and economic development. In 2007, together…

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