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  • The Importance Of Film Techniques In A Film

    Creating a film from the storyboard up requires a wide variety of skilled workers. Everything from actors to make-up artists and even lighting specialists will be utilized; however, it’s easy to take one of the most important jobs for granted: the cinematographer. Although it may seem as simple as holding a camera, artfully combining clips, angles, and points of view to give a scene an identity is far from easy. Varied filming techniques throughout a movie are important so as not to generate feelings of boredom and simplicity (unless this is the goal). In addition, attempting to use a huge amount of vastly different methods can crowd a movie and give a sense of overwhelming confusion. As with any other job on set, cinematographers work…

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  • Film: The Role Of African Americans In Film

    Many people know about African Americans in the film industry, but not many know about the path they had to take to get there. African American films have always played a significant role in my family. We loved to see films that make us laugh, but also ones that revealed more about the history of our race, especially since my distant cousin Pearl Bailey starred in many of those motion pictures. The fact that my cousin worked in film during a time that African Americans were looked down upon in…

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  • Film Eire Film Analysis

    I swear to submit to the following set of rules drawn up and confirmed by Film Éire: 1. All Film Éire films must be filmed on the island of Ireland and the stories must set in either the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland or both. This is to encourage the growth of both the film industry and local talent across the whole of Ireland. This is similar to Soviet Cinema of the 1920s where resources were used to create films that told stories set against the backdrop of the Soviet Union. Film…

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  • The Film Industry

    Since its inception, the American film industry has reigned supreme in popularity throughout the world. Moviegoers and cinephiles alike have become enamored with the allure of ‘Hollywood’, known as the mecca of the entertainment industry. As one of the oldest film industries, the US has produced major films such as Star Wars (1977), Titanic (1997), and Avatar (2009). In addition, iconic American actors such as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe rose to worldwide stardom. Its popularity, through…

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  • Censorship In Film

    Historically, censorship policies have impacted the production of war imagery in films during explicit conflict, especially in the United States. It dictated the amount of films produced, how they were produced, and where the films were distributed. Not only did it affect film, but it also affected photography and information the press released to the public. These censorship policies in the United States, furthermore, affected the film industry during both the Second World War and the Vietnam…

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  • Blaxpoitation In Film

    portrayal of African Americans in the film industry is pretty different from what they were in the past. Compared to our society, the portrayals of African Americans in the past were negative. Since one of Hollywood’s main goals as time progressed was to make films that are more relatable, the films had to follow the specific trend that was going on in that time. Many films followed the lifestyles of individuals living in antebellum South. The only roles available for African Americans in film…

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  • Bicennial In Film

    “Before Sunrise” is about young love. The story follows a couple, Jesse, a young American man and Céline, a young French woman meeting on a train and getting off in Vienna, spending the night talking and walking around the city. The film ended with Céline leaving and the couple not exchanging any contact information but agreeing to meet at the same place in six months. Viewers are left with a cliffhanger, not knowing the fate of the couple’s relationship. “Before Sunset” picks up nine years…

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  • Masculinity In Film

    Hawking. From a framing perspective, this film is pretty ideal when compared to the other representations in this study and in films with disabled characters in general. According to Darke, most disability films construct the disabled characters as abject where the impaired are easily fatigued, totally dependent, socially isolated, asexual, and infantilized, and have an impaired posture (“No Life” 104). In fact, the film’s representation of Stephen Hawking’s (Eddie Redmayne) experience with the…

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  • Vintage Film

    of people actively enjoy them, or at least have a few films that entertain them. However, the value of film stretches far beyond entertainment. Rather intentionally or not, movies can be a great way to analyze the culture in which they were made. Therefore, they can provide an authentic window into another culture and even during another time. By analyzing the approach of two different articles in terms of structure, language, and reference style, the academic value of film in both of these…

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  • Sympathies In Film

    controversies by giving as many examples as possible and being able to explain the difficult points using other views that are normally available to make it easy to relate and understand (Pasolini 212). In general, any film consisting of the life’s details is always interesting to watch, as audience can relate the events with the happenings around them. “In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our…

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