Johnny Mercer

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  • Examples Of Low Key Lighting In Tim Burton

    “Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me” - Tim Burton. In Tim Burton’s films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edwards Scissorhands, and Alice in Wonderland he uses low key lighting, high key lighting, and non-diegetic sounds to create suspense and suspicion, bright and open looking scenes, and happy or spooky moods. For people to feel the suspense and suspicion in the movies, Tim Burton uses low key lighting in the scenes to create a spooky mood. For example, In the…

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  • Al Capone: Leader Of The Chicago Mafia During The Prohibition Era

    ALCAPONE A child from an Italian immigrant family, Al Capone, also known as "Scarface," rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago mafia during the Prohibition era. Who Was Al Capone? Alphonse Capone, also known as "Scarface" (January 17, 1899 to January 25, 1947) was one of the most famous American gangsters who rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago Outfit during the Prohibition era. Before being sent to Alcatraz Prison in 1934 for a tax evasion conviction, he had amassed a personal…

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  • The Theme Of Emotions In Tim Burton's Films

    Feeling as though you don’t belong in an a certain place or that everyone is staring at you as though you have done something wrong, but really you’re just being yourself. This is something Tim Burton knows all too well on how to portray in his films. Burton has a way of giving off a pitiful, scared, or uneasy feeling toward a character that will later on be the “good guy.” Burton has always had a love for childlike stories and films, and now in almost all of his movies a child, teen, or someone…

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  • How Did Charlie Chaplin Influence Modern Dance

    back in time to analyze the roots of pure comedy and performance. As a matter of fact, what better comedy icon that Charlie Chaplin to help us have a look into what inspired our current comedy actors, performers and directors like Rowan Atkinson, Johnny Depp and Mr. Dan Kamin. Charlie Chaplin not only was a comedy idol, he also dominated many artistic (Kamin, The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin Artistry in Motion)…

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  • Personal Narrative: In My Life

    I also want to dance to “Jackson” by Johnny cash and June Carter Cash, with my husband too. I am a huge fan of country music, especially Johnny Cash and I think if we did not dance to at least one classic country song in a barn at our wedding reception it would be some sort of blasphemy. As far as the father daughter dance song goes, it will…

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  • The Red Badge Of Courage Language Analysis

    The Internal Battle for Victory The Red Badge of Courage, a civil war narrative which portrays the struggle of a young soldier in battle, was written by Stephen Crane, an author who had no real-life war experience. But through the accounts of real soldiers, Crane was able to create a novel respected for its realism about the civil war. He is commended for his deft use of figurative language and symbolism to depict the morbid reality of war. In The Red Badge of Courage, Crane not only analyzes…

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  • Social Paradigm In Charlie And Also The Chocolate Factory

    Introduction Charlie and also the Chocolate Factory (2005) is a adventure movie directed through Tim Burton and an adaption from the 1964 children’s book from the same title by Roald Dahl. The owner, Willy Wonka hid 5 golden seats in their Wonka dark chocolate bars. The fortunate finders from the golden ticket is going to be invited to go to the chocolate factory with one member of the family. Among the five will win an eternity supply associated with chocolates along with a special solution…

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  • Climate Change In Salad Fingers, By David Firth

    Renowned for his ongoing series “Salad Fingers”, David Firth delivers yet another mind-twisting short film, “Cream.” The majority of the film is written, acted, and animated by the talent of Firth himself. However, for this project he is joined by musician Steven Ellison, whose artist name is Flying Lotus. Ellison contributed parts of the soundtrack and a few lines of background characters. This partnership yielded a nightmarish yet mesmerizing product that is sure to send viewers on a…

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  • Alice In Wonderland Film Analysis

    A Divergent in the Midst No one person’s personality is identical to another’s personality. To many people, embracing their indifferences may seem difficult. Through the art of film-making, Tim Burton makes his creative yet unique stories into movies. Burton’s charisma is portrayed through his movies, such as Edward Scissorhands and Alice in Wonderland. The main characters in the movies have the appearance and aspects of an outcast; therefore, they stand out in their society. Tim Burton uses…

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  • Organized Crime In Chicago

    Chicago Chicago, nicknamed the “Windy City” and “Second City”, is one of the most loved cities in the United States of America and now home to hundreds of thousands of people, making it the 3rd most populated city in the U.S.(“Wikipedia”). Chicago is called the “Windy City” because of the cold gusts of wind that blow from Lake Michigan, it’s called the “Second City” because that’s what it was often called during the battle with New York. Chicago is an adored location because it is a major city…

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