Miramax Films

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  • Michael Eisner's Market Model Analysis

    states that, he “transformed the company into $1.8 billion in enterprise value, and a global media empire that valued at $80 billion” (Bio). However, he didn’t do this alone he “racked up $19 billion in the takeover of Capital Cities and ABC, which then create Disney as one the world 's biggest media conglomerates” (American Media Sharks). As in terms of what is a media conglomerate, that is a large company that owns smaller companies that widely use different programs for broadcasting. Even though the programs and networks are different, they all still connected to one corporate entity for example, Disney. Disney is one of the top five large corporations that have multiple media broadcasting such as: the ABC television network, ESPN, Miramax Films, Discovery Magazine, Hollywood Records, and many other major productions. These other media outlets help bring in revenue as a whole for the company and allows consumers to view what they choose for entertainment. In the Croteau and Hoynes textbook it reviews that media is outlined by two models, these models represent market model and the public sphere model. As stated in the text, “The market model suggests that society’s media is based on making a profit, their audiences are their consumers, and encourage people to enjoy, watch ads, and buy products” (Croteau & Hoynes). On the other hand, public sphere model focuses more on the actual interest of the public. In the text it mentions, “that society’s needs can’t be met through the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Real Disney

    Disney is seen by most parents as a positive and clean source for their kids to watch. Disney doesn’t directly mean to, but they have subliminal messages that every kid is affected by. "As a parent of young children, I am continually reminded of the corporate power of the Walt Disney Company as it seeps into virtually all facets of my children 's lives: from the birthday parties they attend to the clothes they wear to the books they read at night, Disney is there" as stated by Natalie Coulter…

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  • Quentin Tarrantino's Paved Artistic Style: Pulp Fiction

    Tarrantino’s Paved Artistic Style: Pulp Fiction Acclaimed film critic, Roger Ebert made an unflinching statement in 1997 of then gaining prominence, Director Quentin Tarrantino, “Reservoir Dogs (1992) announced Tarantino 's talent and Pulp Fiction [1994] suggested his genius” (Ebert). Subsequently, crime infested terror and off-color humor married a peculiar auteur, and delivered in every Quentin Tarrantino film. A self-taught enthused director, screenwriter, and schooled actor (Tuohy and…

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  • Scott Hicks

    Scott Hicks is an Australian film director and screenwriter. He’s best known as the author and director of Shine. Is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Goodie Withers, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Nicholas Bell, Chris Haywood and Alex Rafalowicz. The screenplay was written by Jan Sardi, and then directed by Scott…

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  • Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction: Pop Music

    Pulp Fiction – Pop music Pulp Fiction (1994) is regarded as the breakthrough for director Quentin Tarantino. Quentin Tarantino, born in Texas, USA, is both a film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He has won the Academy Award for best screenplay with both Pulp Fiction (1994) and Django Unchained (2012). With Pulp Fiction (1994) he also won the Palme d'Or in Cannes Film Festival (Svendsen and Emilsen, 2015). Pulp Fiction contains a mixture of American rock and roll, surf music, pop and…

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  • Movie Analysis: Pulp Fiction

    Violent Film of 1994 The Miramax film, Pulp Fiction (1994) is considered a crime drama directed and produced by Quentin Tarantino, this label does not even begin to describe this outstanding, unorthodox film. From the beginning and in the end of Pulp Fiction it does a fundamental job with the same scene which includes: Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, and guns. In this scene, the viewer gets a little bit of comedy, action, and the death of the more criminal criminals. After being told…

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  • Advantages Of Film Festival

    arguing SRIFF is still a film festival which is seeking for its positioning is that it has not yet made a clear decision on whether to be a “business festival” or an “audience festival” (Peranson 39). The concepts of “business festival” and “art festival” are explained in Mark Peranson’s article: First You get the Power, then You get the Money: Two Models of the Film Festivals. In this article, Peranson has listed the different characteristics of the two models of the film festivals. Two of the…

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  • The Great Gatsby Poster Analysis

    In today’s society, most people enjoy going out to see a good movie or two. Before we do so we watch trailers and look at movie posters to see what these movies will be about. Movie posters are a good way to take a quick glance to capture the basis of a film before we pay to see it. Over the years we have progressively gotten better at capturing a movie through a single poster. In 1974, a very famous movie in the genre of drama and romance was release to the public. This movie is known as The…

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  • Giroux's Themes In Disney Animated Movies Have On The Innocence Of Children

    He mainly explains that Disney movies teach young girls that men are dominate over women, and that men care more about a woman’s image rather than what a woman has to say. Giroux fails to consider that the children exposed to Disney films would not comprehend the message in the same way he does. The images that Giroux discusses such as; “Ursula's disclosure to Ariel that having her voice taken away is not so bad because men do not like women who talk is dramatized when the prince attempts to…

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  • Buen Dia Ramo Movie Analysis

    Imagine immigrating to another country with the hopes of making money and living the dream, but arriving there and living on the streets and nobody understands what you are saying. The movie Buen Dia Ramon takes place in Mexico and Germany as it follows the journey of young illegal Mexican immigrant Ramon. The film was directed by Jorge Ramírez-Suárez and was released in 2013. Some awards that this international film won are Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematography. In the movie,…

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