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  • Analysis Of Danny Boyle's The Auteur Theory

    went on to take £13 million worldwide and is the second highest grossing British film of all time - after Four Weddings and a Funeral. Danny Boyle thoroughly researched heroin addiction for the film - he met a lot of addicts and got them to talk to the actors and held "cookery classes" where the actors learnt how to cook up. Ewan McGregor also read all the books he could find on the subject. Ewan McGregor was the only advance casting the team made - all the other actors had to audition. Robert Carlyle expects to play the lead in a film but he accepted playing a part under McGregor so the team "knew [they] were getting thoroughbreds all the way down". The film was criticised for its "neutral attitude" to drugs but Boyle said that patronising and preaching to today's youth was pointless and…

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  • Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire

    Slumdog Millionaire, a movie by Danny Boyle, set in Mumbai, tells the story of Jamal Malik, a contestant on India’s version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’. Jamal was born in the slums of Mumbai with little education and was on his way to win the grand prize on the game show. Whilst on the show, he is suspected of cheating but little do his accusers know that Jamal’s life experience provides him with essential clues to answer each question. The movie alternates between flashbacks from Jamal’s…

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  • My Brother Nikhil Analysis

    Introduction- The movie My Brother Nikhil a movie based on the life of Dominic D’Souza is a classic example of how one needs to be sensitized towards the problems with one is suffering through and lays emphasis on how it is being dealt to with the society. The Storyline- The movie begins by the Kapoor’s staying in the city of Goa. Set in the 1980’s it tells us about how Mr. Navin Kapoor, the main member to the Kapoor family always wanted to become a swimmer in his life but couldn’t achieve 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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  • Change And Symbolism In Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of…

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  • Cinematic Techniques In Tim Burton's Film

    As Tim Burton says, “One person’s craziness is one person’s reality.” This quote shows how his films portray his crazy thoughts to others, but it is actually what he happens to consider being normal. Tim Burton is an animator and film director that is influenced by Roald Dahl and E.A Poe. Burton is best known for his use of dark children’s stories and gothic fantasies in films like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Edward Scissorhands. In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie finds the…

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  • Swot Analysis Of Shake Shack

    Shake Shack 's introduction comes two days after a CEO change at McDonald 's Corp., which is buried in its most exceedingly terrible U.S. deals droop in more than a decade.The organization, claimed by restaurateur Danny Meyer, raised its IPO value range from $14 to $16 prior this week. The stock exchanges under the image SHAK. Shake Shack arrangements to open 10 new organization worked stores every year in the U.S. beginning in 2015. A piece of its returns will be utilized toward development and…

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  • The Horrible Waste Of War Analysis

    small hill just enough high that he could see everything that he walked by and still missed some of it. Some are walking and helping others that are wounded, others laying in the sand knowing they will never come back and put a foot on the ground again. He also notices the belongings laying half covered on the sand that are letters from family, how they will never get a response back, to packs of cigarettes, half gone, some that haven't been opened. Last thing he notices that captures…

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  • Theme Of Edward Scissorhands And Corpse Bride

    In both Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Corpse Bride (2005), the characters were relatively ‘different’ from those that they were surrounded by, therefore making them strange and considerably odd in the eyes of people they came in contact with- there was sympathy, pity, indifference, sacrifice, attraction, jealously, repulsion, understanding, fear, and prejudice surrounding both these characters as they discovered the real world. Both films are extremely fairytale-like, which…

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  • Importance Of Materialism In Milkman

    From the very beginning of the novel, there is a uniform struggle amongst the characters to search for meaning in their lives. The main hindrance to their own personal discoveries is materialism. Materialism prevents the characters from flying by "weigh[ing] [them] down" the way a peacock with "all th[e] jewelry" on its tail "weighs it down" (Morrison 179). The only way for the peacock to "soar" is to relieve itself of its "jewelry" much like Milkman, Hagar, and Pilate are only able to find…

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