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  • Psycho Norman Analysis

    is difficult to depict a character or concept only partially understood. Psycho took this perplexing subject and executed it respectfully and appropriately. It was the pioneering film of the psychological thriller genre, and it is still looked upon as a masterpiece. Throughout history, when does the first person to try something get it exactly right? Not often. Is Psycho actually as morally impressive as many claim? Psycho…

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  • Sunset In The Canyon Poster Analysis

    Sunset in the Canyon In their poster, Fox Searchlight Pictures uses color, pattern and chunking to appeal to audience’s sense of fear and worry and persuade the audience that buying a ticket for this movie would be very well spent. Generally, this poster focuses on the man in the middle, who is probably the main character on the movie. With the visual elements on this poster, this will attract people who love watching extreme sports because of the man trying to hike across the two very steep…

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  • Essay On The Exorcist

    William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, is, in many ways, the scariest movie of all time. It’s not just a brilliant and terrifying motion picture, although it’s that; it’s also a great human experience, one that invites moviegoers to experience fearful emotions, face the unknown and shape our belief systems. The Exorcist, may not have won the academy award for best picture, it is, however, a brilliantly successful scary movie that still gives us nightmares even today. The Exorcist is intense and excels…

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  • An Analysis Of Alfred Hitchcock's Universal Cable Films

    or to keep to audience on the edge of their seat. Many would argue, that Alfred Hitchcock was the master of this craft, as he manipulated frames and distorted reality to leave audiences in a constant state of indecisiveness. From the most popular Psycho, to the ever terrifying Birds, Hitchcock knew how to captivate and intrigue viewers. Universal Cable Pictures’ Executive VP of Development, Dawn Olmstead said, “Long after his death, Alfred Hitchcock continues to be one of the most celebrated…

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  • Western Films: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    Eastwood and John Wayne were two very famous actors in western films. On the other hand, horror movies include “Psycho” and “Frankenstein”. The two are closer than you may think when you break down each genre. The cinematography of both horror and western films are very similar. In both of these films, they use a variety of camera shot sizes. For instance, there is a scene in “Psycho” where we see Norman’s mom for the first time in the owner’s house’s top window; this is a long shot. Though,…

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  • Hitchcock Auteur

    definition of auteur theory. Specifically, Psycho and The 400 Blows demonstrate the true craft of a signature style that influences and defines a certain genre of film. Truffault spearheaded the French New Wave movement with his use of film stock, mood, and unique character perspective, whereas Hitchcock ushered in the use of suspense and surprise in the Horror movie genre. Both are visionaries who led the way for film in the future. In the movie Psycho, Hitchcock delves into the world of a…

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  • Tim Burton Camera Angles

    Tim Burton has several angles in the movie.Tim Burton uses amazing camera angles.What I mean by that is some camera angles that are really far but look like they're close to the object .In Burton’s film he uses camera angles that show every detail of the film .Let's say the author is saying or explaining something about the factory the camera with go there and film the part the author is talking about.Tim Burton also uses amazing exaggerated sound effects there nice an loud and they are very…

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  • Norman Bates In Psycho

    Psycho: Why Does Norman Bates Have a Chilling Effect on Audiences? The movie Psycho, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was a landmark movie in the history of film. Made during a time when The Production Code was still at large and society had still not seen or heard such disturbing actions on the big screen. Audiences were and are still drawn in with the thrilling story of what happens inside Bates Motel, and the mystery behind, specifically revolving around Norman Bates and his mother. Audiences…

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  • Psycho Film Analysis

    Hitchcock’s Psycho, from ‘Inside Norman Bates’ and ‘The World Inside Its Image’ The benchmark of horror films could easily be Hitchcock’s most revered work ‘Psycho’ (1960). The black and white filmscape does not downplay the crimson colour of blood spiralling down the plughole after Marion’s fatal stabbing, nor the shock of Norman’s mothers sunken eye sockets. It’s 2015 and this is the first time I have properly been introduced to the film however as a testament to its making I had nightmares…

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  • Essay Comparing Psycho And Fatal Attraction

    Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho, and Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, each played the character portrayed as mentally unstable. The two actors seamlessly fell into their parts and led the audience to believe they were truly insane. In the beginning, each of the two lived what appeared to be normal lives. Anthony Perkins managed his mother’s motel that had become a ghost-town after the new highway had been build, which completely cut off access to the motel. Glenn Close…

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