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    Most of the restaurant scenes use the high key lighting portraying a non-romantic scenario but also allowing the viewer to see their facial expressions like the scene where Sally explains to Harry how women can fake during sexual intercourse. Another example of how the lighting helps set the happy tone are the scenes where the older couples share how they met and the obstacles that some faced. The bright lights send a happy vibe and allow the audience to see how they look at each other with love and tenderness. The very last scene Harry and Sally share their love story, how their wedding was so beautiful and how happy they were together. The high-key lighting gives the scene a bright, happy, heartwarming tone to the scene. “Harry: We had this... we had a really wonderful wedding. Sally: It was a, it really was, it was a wonderful wedding. Harry: Yeah, we had this enormous coconut cake. Sally: Huge coconut cake, with the, with the... tiers and this... very rich chocolate sauce on the side.” In conclusion, genres are categories that serve as guides when searching for certain characteristics in a movie. The movie “When Harry Met Sally” portrays the characteristics of the classic romantic comedy through the common theme of bringing two people together that have opposite personalities, the high key lighting used throughout the film that allows the viewer to appreciate facial expressions and set a happy bright tone…

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    Raging Bull Lighting

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    The lighting style used in the movie Raging Bull was a special techniques by the director. It was filmed lighting was in black and white, that played important part that placed perfectly on each scene. While Jake was fighting scene the lighting with high key to stress on the boxers, also the high key lighting provide a beautiful elegant look and some scene. Low key lighting was used to give a look as if brutal low-spirited atmosphere, like when Jake life started to spiral out of control, went…

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    It opens with Polonius burning what looks like very official papers and documents. This scene has a variety of different camera angles, lighting, and background music. Throughout the introduction the camera angels change from an establishing shot to a more balanced shot with the camera scanning the room around the actors. The music in the background became more intense as this scene progressed. The directors did a good job at keeping the audience on edge during this scene by showing all of the…

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    utilized film noir, characterisation and mise-en-scene to allow the audience to better understand the sufferer and the social stigma their illness incurs. Through Howard’s powerful use of film noir he deceptively draws the viewer into Nash’s ‘life’; allowing us to ride the experiences of the protagonist’s all-consuming notion of his real experiences. Throughout the first culmination of second act ‘the car chase’ scene Howard conveys Nash as powerless due to his descent into a delusional…

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    The idea that love can change a person is truly evident in the classic film noir, Double Indemnity. Walter Neff, an insurance salesman develops feelings for his clients’ wife, Phyllis Dietrichson. Together they team up to commit a murder; the murder of her husband. This progression is shown through three different cinematography components: lighting, camera angles, and composition. Over the course of 107 thrilling minutes, Walter Neff becomes a whole new person due to his relationship with…

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    Dead Again uses different lighting techniques to create dramatic contrast and a sense of mood in each scene. This is highlighted through the film noir scenes when dramatic high contrast was achieved by using two extremes of lighting, a lack of light and a heavy amount of light. This was especially shown in the opening interrogation scene. During the scene the light in the room was the only light source present and everything else was in complete darkness. In the scene the contrast was so strong…

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    Femme Fatale Analysis

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    The Attic genre of tragedy shares archetypes and themes with the classic film genre of film noir. Both Greek tragedy and film noir feature femme fatales, women portrayed as devilish or in the role of a killer, the topic of the inevitability of fate is highly prevalent, and both genres incorporate mystery into their stories. “[Film noir is] a low-key black-and-white visual style, with a hard-boiled detective, a femme fatale, rainy streets, murder, and a downbeat ending” (Jukes). The genre of…

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    text, do we understand the significance of political acts to present a particular perspective that exemplifies the flaws in both individuals and society. It is apparent that the attempts of trying to hide the scandals and corrupt nature of individuals only convey the indecent truth to society. As demonstrated in the opening scene of ‘Wag the Dog’, low-key lighting and diegetic sounds of the vacuum cleaner dominates the scene, indicative of a sense of secrecy. Such symbolic use of the vacuum…

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    'The T. V: The Flash'

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    In the T.V show called “The Flash” there are various scenes where the producers and directors face challenges in making the scenes as realistic as possible. When creating this character the producers showed viewers The Flash in full suit with powers and even with effects that kept the essence of running in real life and the noises that are created. The scene where Barry Allen (The Flash) travels back in time shows how the sound, visual, and lighting effects are key to make the show realistic.…

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    Why Do You Belong With Me

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    language of the protagonist and the jock are relative close and so the audience assume that later on the narrative they will be together. The last setting the music video company use is the ballroom. A ballroom has connotations of being successful and celebrating that the fact that the protagonist and the jock have finally realised that they should be together. The ballroom has more connotations of elegance. This is a particular aspect of the ballroom which is important this is because at the…

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