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    According to the film, Max Cady is a sexual predator of young girls. Gregory Peck acts well by playing Sam Bowden, a lawyer, under which an ex-con terrorizes his family against whom the lawyer had initially testified in a rape case. As the tensions become more intensive, it is clear that the intended victim by Cady is not actually Bowden, but Nancy, a fourteen-year-old girl who is his daughter. Therefore, the main point of the film in regards to suspense is whether a man can assault a fourteen-year-old girl sexually. The performance by Mitchum is creepy through an impressive different way similar to his famous psycho stalker in the film in The Night of the Hunter . By reframing Mitchum’s trademark affect of macho insouciance, laconic-adjusting…

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    King Kong Themes

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    movie, epic fairy tale, tragic love story, and deeply resonant cultural myth. His name is King Kong.” (Morton, 2005) This research essay will be analysing the film(s) King Kong 1933 directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack and the remake King Kong 2005 directed by Peter Jackson. The essay will compare and link each style of films, the narrative, genre and aesthetics. Throughout the discussion the essay will undertake an Industrial and historical approach which will be used to…

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    these movies will be about. Movie posters are a good way to take a quick glance to capture the basis of a film before we pay to see it. Over the years we have progressively gotten better at capturing a movie through a single poster. In 1974, a very famous movie in the genre of drama and romance was release to the public. This movie is known as The Great Gatsby. This movie made 6.5 million in the box office. However, the movie poster is very simple. Including one picture of a couple with a…

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    When you think of chocolate what comes to mind? Is it Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? When this timeless film came out it led people all over the world scrambling in hopes to find a golden ticket inside their chocolate bar as of today no valid tickets have been found yet. Even with no tickets found, they did however come another remake of this movie. The title of the second movie is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. While comparing the two movies with similar scenes, one will know…

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    Nowadays the world progresses faster than ever. The nation has been swept by rapid developments in technology and inspiring social movements. Directors and artists notice these changes, and as a result, film adapts. The release date of a film can speak volumes about a film. It is a marker of all the elements available at a specific time to form the formal and social qualities of a film. Often, directors adapt or remake films to shed a new light on the story or situation. In 1998, Nancy Meyers…

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    This article focuses on the the 1970s blaxploitation film Blacula and how “its mixture of genres contains the possibility for a double-edged critique”(Hefner). The main motivation for this article was to draw focus to the idea of blackness in contrast with “heteronormative patriarchal whiteness” seen throughout this movie and others. Many of the claims the Hefner made about the stereotypes black and whites portrayed in these films had some truth to them, but the language he chose to explain his…

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    Jungle Book Comparison

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    Jungle Book The Jungle Book has always been a childhood favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. Disney has started doing remakes of famous movies and The Jungle Book was one. The director could not have made this movie more similar to the original, however, there were some differences that came with the remake. The director mixed the two movies together, to keep the strong mythic theme from the original Kipling film. and Disney personality. The first major difference is the…

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    Disney’s live action movie “Beauty and the Beast” has triumphed the box office. The movie has broken many box office records in its opening weekend. It has earned over 170-180 million US dollars approximately, which is way beyond the expectations of everyone. The film has also broken the record of highest opening of march in North America, previously held by “Batman vs Superman” which earned 166 million. The movie Beauty and the Beast which is the remake of the 1991 classic animated movie with…

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    Why are origin films are so popular? How origin films have changed the lives of many. Origin films have been around for decades and have built the foundation for many remakes and sequels. Moreover, origin films base the foundation for many movies because they grab the attention of the audience. The purpose of these films are to introduce people to the story of that superhero. Generally, they show how the hero gets his/her powers, and how they rise to fame as the superhero of that particular…

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    The Great Gatsby is a novel written in 1925 by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Set in 1922, the describes the short lived affair of Jay Gatsby and the narrator’s cousin, Daisy. This book was adapted into a film in 197 and later adapted into another in 2013. Though they are based on the same book they have many differences, such as the character portrayal and the level of extravagance in each film. They also had few similarities, such as the length of the film and the overall plot. The way the characters…

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