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  • Young Frankenstein By Gene Wilder: Article Analysis

    pronounced Fronkensteen" a quote made famous by Gene Wilder in the classic movie, Young Frankenstein, will forever be immortalized by those mourning his loss. Wilder 's life is the focus of the media and his life is being celebrated because of his loss due to Alzheimer 's at the age of 83 on August 28, 2016. Best known for his wacky neuroticism, Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He changed his name at age 26 to Gene Wilder after deciding that he couldn 't quite see a marquee reading "Jerry Silberman as Mac Beth." Breaking into screen acting with his first roll as a hostage in the film Bonnie and Clyde, Wilder was best known for his iconic roll as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,…

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  • Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory Analysis

    through as all the many aspects of the film come together to create a masterpiece. The novel and screenplay written by Roald Dahl truly takes on an image all of its own as it plays out on the screen. I give this film 4 out of 5 stars, and say it is a must see for the entire family with the outstanding casting choices for believable characters, and creative set designs, to the developed plot that all ages will find themselves wrapped in. The casting crew for “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate…

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  • Sunset Boulevard Character Analysis

    used to display the effect people have on other’s realities and beliefs. In Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder and King Lear by William Shakespeare, complex characters are used to demonstrate how permissive relationships can create the false reality and ultimate madness one may endure. In Sunset Boulevard, Norma Desmond experiences a sheltered life that leads to a state of insanity. While much of this insanity comes from her own state of mind, her butler, Max, is the main enabler of her aberration…

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  • Double Indemnity Film Analysis

    Billy Wilder is an American film maker who has produced more than 30 films in his lifetime. Three films in particular though have caught critic’s eyes everywhere. Double Indemnity, made in 1944, The Seven Year Itch, made in 1955, and Some like it hot, made in 1959. Billy Wilder’s style in his films could be described as comic in most of his films but some of them like Double Indemnity could be described as dark as it is a film noir. Over the decades Billy Wilder’s films do improves in style. In…

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  • The Apartment Film Analysis

    The Apartment Film has a specific structure that creates meaning out of a series of photographs. This structure uses a specific language to create a narrative that the spectator should be able to understand. Christian Metz believes that through denotation a stronger meaning can be derived from the connotation. The study of connotation is that it is always symbolic in its nature, while denotation is the literal sense of the film. Connotative meaning should extend over the denotative meaning…

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  • Double Indemnity Analysis

    Connections Everybody has the ability to be manipulative.Manipulative people latch onto empathetic targets and make full use of their qualities. They find people who are easy-going, gentle and kind and who avoid conflict. Throughout the films double indemnity directed by Billy Wilder, nightcrawler directed by dan Gilroy, LA confidential directed by Curtis Hanson and training day directed by Antoine Fuqua, we find that these films have a strong theme of manipulation occurring. This…

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  • Our Town Play

    vintage attire, their perspective on the families and the characters changed. Furthermore, because this play covers the time period between 1901 and 1913, the costumes allow the audience to know when the play’s tone and time has shifted. At the beginning of the play Emily and George were high school students in their mid teens who had a romance and were mostly full of smiles. Therefore, their costumes consisted of a vibrant colored dress and comfortable school clothe. Then the play jumps nine…

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  • Angelina Jolie Research Paper

    Hollywood movie goddess Angelina Jolie Workout and Diet Plan Born on June 4, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, Angelina Jolie is one of the most popular and celebrated American actress and filmmaker. Ex-wife of wealthy Hollywood star and producer, Brad Pitt and mother to six children (three children are adopted), Jolie is a woman of substance who is known for her work for humanitarian causes. She has been leading actress of many Hollywood hits - Tomb Raider, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt and…

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  • Oedipus Rex, Our Town: The Stairs Of Life

    it captures death. When Emily’s casket is brought to the graveyard on the hill, her soul joins a multitude of other souls who are all, “ ‘waitin’ for the eternal part in them to come out clear.’ ” (88). Emily and the other deceased can still see the living, but she asks them why they do not care about the live people. They respond by telling Emily that the living do not appreciate their lives fully. The stage manager allows Emily to go back in time and view her twelfth birthday, even after…

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  • Summary Of Desiree's Baby By Kate Chopin

    Desiree’s Baby by Kate Chopin. In 1893, this short story was published as “The Father of Desiree’s Baby” in a magazine. Madame Valmonde and Monsieur adopted Desiree for the reason she was found abandoned when she was just a little girl. As she grew older, she found the love of her life, Armand as they had so much love for one another. They had a child, and as soon as they had the baby, the relationship turned out to be bitter and complicated. After a few months passed, Armand and Desiree…

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