Luc Besson

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  • The Mood For Love Analysis

    from the traditional, Jackie Chan and Shaw Brothers style of films, which focused on action, and explored more substantial themes, icnluding human psyche, politics and the social conditions in Hong Kong. His aesthetics are quite similar with Jean-Luc Godard and the French Wave, in general, particularly because he also took apart the traditional conventions of filmmaking, that include linear narrative, smooth camera movement and concept of the protagonist-hero. For his prowess, he has been…

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  • Creative Writing: Running Away

    Every fiber of my being was screaming left. Of course he would be going left. I thought to myself, We take penalties in practice all the time and my intuition is rarely wrong. I looked at him, and he made eye contact with me. Big mistake. You should never make eye contact with the keeper on a penalty kick. We have a way of getting in your head. I’ve got him now. I grinned, and looked him in the eyes. I’m in control now. You’re going to do what I want. His eyes darted around the goal and shook my…

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  • Analysis Of Wong Kar-Wai's Chung King Express

    Chung King Express has been celebrated for its innovative use of popular cinematic formulas. This is because of Hong Kong new wave film movement. This movement derived from the French new wave is to rebel against conventions. It is to experiment with new equipment and styles, making a social and political statement at the same time. Wong Kar-Wai tries to make a statement about Hong Kong at the time as Hong Kong was being handed back to Peoples republic of China. Wong Kar-Wai experiments with…

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  • French New Wave Film Analysis

    films like À bout de soufflé/Breathless (written and directed by Jean-Luc Goddard). French New Wave rejected the idea of a traditional story in films – they didn’t follow the structure and the narrative. The French filmmakers wanted the audience to react to their film like they would react in real life and wanted the films to be realistic as possible. The dialogue was spontaneous and as close to real life as possible,…

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  • Example Of A Personal Philosophy

    Everyone’s views on certain topics is something that can always change due to receiving greater knowledge from outside sources and experiencing new things from our everyday lives. Understanding someone’s philosophy is understanding how they interoperate right from wrong and the choices they choose daily. I like to believe that my philosophy is always changing and growing with everything I learn about and different things I go through by applying it to ethical behavioural, how I preserve…

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  • Judge The Book Cover Analysis

    What’s a stereotype? A stereotype is to believe unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same. It’s a bad trait that most human beings have and do every day without even noticing. We tend to “Judge a book by its cover.” But you never know what could be in that book, may it just be a clear white cover with just the authors name, or a colorful active cover, that seems more appealing. It’s all about the material inside, that we wouldn’t know what that material is…

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  • Christopher Nolan As An Auteur

    In order to understand why Christopher Nolan as a director is, nowadays, considered as an auteur, it is important to rehash the French film critics’, of Cahiers du cinéma, theory of the auteur. “Astruc argued that cinema was potentially a means of expression as subtle and complex as written language. He argued that cinema too was a language, ‘a form in which and by which an artist can express his thoughts, however abstract they may be, or translate his obsessions exactly as he does in a…

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  • Claustrophobia In The Secret Life Of Richard Lester

    Pressed play and immediately it thrusts its audience into the mass hysteria of 1964 with The Beatles reaching the pinnacle of their much desired fame, little by little isolating them away from their humbling roots in Liverpool. Director, Richard Lester, shoots the opening scene with rapid precision, immediately immersing the audience through the repeated screams and cries of the band’s devoted fans, and the four members themselves at their most desperate, where a potential stumble could leave…

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  • The Burrito Angela Morales Analysis

    In her essay “The Burrito: A Brief History,” Angela Morales modestly narrates a few humorous encounters she and her family have had with burritos. Morales initially describes the burrito as the “food of workers,” referring to her mother’s heritage, to how embarrassed her mother was at a young age to eat a burrito in school because it was not a typical food in her surroundings. Although Morales does give emphasis to the “common” burrito, she also introduces the modified burrito and how the…

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  • Essay On Valerian

    Valerian: Luc Besson’s hero drives a Lexus A younger generation raised after Star Wars might think, when looking at Valerian, the film, that it borrowed many ideas from George Lucas blockbuster, but the reality is different: Valerian inspired Star Wars. Valerian, the film, picks the comic series from 1967 and mixes it with a promise of the future: the Skyjet vehicle designed by Lexus for a world set 700 years in the future. The first trailer from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,…

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