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  • The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Review

    It can help the audience see things from different perspectives and see the bigger picture. It also helps the filmmakers set the tone of the movie (eg. more dramatic or more suspenseful) I am again referring to the scene in the film where Walter is running down the hallway full of Life magazine covers. The angle is known as a Tracking or Dolly Shot. Basically, it is a linear movement of the camera alongside a moving object (Walter). It helps us show that he is running, in a cool and interesting way. It allows us to see this as an exciting moment for Walter. Another example is when Walter jumps on the helicopter and sees Cheryl singing to him below him. This camera angle is called a high angle shot and it is when the camera is placed so that the shot looks down over the scene. This allows the audience to see from Walter’s point of view and it also allows the audience to be more interactive with the movie Camera angles can determine whether a film is amazing or boring. In “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” these camera angles made the movie look stunning. I thought this movie was a good movie overall. It had comedy, suspense, and romance. It was weird and unique, and that’s what I liked about it. Before it was mentioned in class, I had personally never heard of this movie or story. But like Sean O’Connell said “Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.” It was a great movie, and it taught me some things…

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  • Analysis Of Thirst To Kill In City Of God

    ways Meirelles and Lund chose to express Li’l Ze’s need to be a well-respected superior figure to every other gang member in community can be seen in the camera angles and the blocking of his character in the scene. When Li’l Ze is confronted by Goose, one of the older hoodlums that steals Li’l Ze’s money, Li’l Ze is filmed from an over the shoulder high angle making it look as if the viewer is in Goose’s position and is looking down on Li’l Ze. This emphasizes that he is inferior to the older…

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  • The Equalizer Film Analysis

    The audience gets a sense that the film was filmed in one go creating a logical coherence between shots. During the initial fight scene, dissolve and wipes were used to speed up the action, which is another way of involving viewers and getting their attention to anticipate what is going to happen next. It seems as if they planned and directed shots in such a way that they can be cut together smoothly and coherently. You could tell they implemented general cut on action, especially cutting from a…

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  • Film Analysis: Groundhog Day

    The movie, “Groundhog Day” is a successful 1993 American film that captures the interests, mind and heart of its viewers because of its astonishing, innovative, and unique storyline, and in which this requires clear mind when watching in order for it to decode and unfold its purpose and in order for it to discover how great it is. This was directed by Harold Ramis and written by Ramis himself and Danny Rubin, based on a story by Rubin .It was starring by Bill Murray, Andie Macdowell and Chris…

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  • The Colour Of Beauty Film Analysis

    Philip’s "The Colour of Beauty" effectively highlights the systematic racism running rampant throughout the Fashion Industry. Through the utilization of emotional appeal, logical reasoning, and credibility, St. Philips was effective in her persuasion that racism is a blatant problem in the system. Emotional appeal was exhibited through camera angles, which allowed the audience to get to know the subject of the piece intimately. Logical reasoning was effective in emphasizing the effects of racism…

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  • Gladiator Movie Analysis

    The movie Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, tells the story of general Maximus (played by Russell Crowe) that stands against crazy Emperor (played by Joaquiem Phoenix) is considered to be one of the best historical movies in modern history. However, as it goes in historic movies, Gladiator is showing the audience the popular recitation period and masks the real perception and the real course of government. It is true that most of the changes made in the movie could only strengthen the…

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  • Theme Of Mise En Scene In Imitation Of Life

    camera then switches into a close up shot of the doll, allowing the audience to understand the underlying meaning; Sarah-Jane’s dissent towards her own racial identity. Furthermore, this close up on the abandoned black doll foreshadows the numerous fleeing Sarah-Jane will attempt in order to leave her racial identity behind and “defend herself against...the world’s terrorism.” (Imitation of Life: On the Films of Douglas Sirk pg 89) Additional to this incident is the scene where Sarah-Jane is…

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  • Film Techniques In Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane is one of the main movies as to its filmmaking impacts. Director Orson Welles and Cinematographer Gregg Toland were massively inventive in use of camera shots, angles, and lights. Moreover, they utilize the narrative and Dramatic elements in a creative way, describing a story of one individual in many ways. All in all, Citizen Kane opened interesting platform in the filmmaking and techniques. Charles Foster Kane was a man who had everything in his life. But, the one thing he needed…

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  • Mere Definition Essay

    In the article, The Role of Definition, the author discusses how a mere definition can affect the way a student will interpret information. A definition can contain concepts that are difficult to understand and will hamper a student’s ability to learn. As math in the classroom progresses, The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics recommends that the students create their own definitions of for mathematical terminology with the modification from a teacher. This is done to get the student to…

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  • Modesto Junior College Art Report

    “Geometries in Cold Welded Steel.” This artwork was presented by the artist Tom Duchscher. Duchscher has been teaching design, sculpture, and ceramics at MJC for the past 40 years. His work has been exhibited throughout northern California and pacific northwest. For the past four decades Duchscher has dealt with the exploration of geometric forms and has focused on the element of line. This has allowed him to create illusionary and actual phenomenon. The use of linear parallel in his artwork has…

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