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  • Jj Abrams Research Paper

    JJ Abrams is a very popular director in today's cinema and widely considered as an auteur. He has helped rejuvenate the Sci-Fi genre in many ways. First off if you have seen any of JJ Abrams movies or TV series’s they all have one major similarity which is; whatever you think is going to happen next, something entirely different will happen, as the case in Lost. Also all of JJ Abrams work have been strongly character driven something that doesn’t always appear in movies, especially in the…

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  • How Does Stanley Kubrick Create Suspense In The Shining

    Tracking shot from The Shining’. How the director creates suspense? The director of “The Shining” Stanley Kubrick creates suspense throughout this scene. He uses many cinematic devices to do this. These devices include sound effects, distance between Danny and the camera and close ups of facial expressions and body language. One of the ways in which the director portrays suspense in the scene is using sound effects created by the contrast between the complete silence when Danny cycles on the…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

    The opening scene of Rear Window (1954), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, acts as a prologue of the film: we are introduced to the space where much of the narrative will take place, to the protagonist, his background, and his neighbors through entirely visual means. Hitchcock created an entire film from the rear window of a Greenwich Village apartment symbolizing a certain “movie-watching” experience. Hitchcock uses mise en scène to show how the film is going to progress, uses camera movement…

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  • Lighting Techniques In 'Casablanca'

    Dayo. 9-2 Casablanca From caterpillar to butterfly, you can undergo drastic changes, even within a short period of time. Film Noirs are Hollywood crime dramas that use lighting and deep dark shadows to portray the complicated moral nature of the subject.Casablanca in a great example of this, with many lighting techniques, this movie aids in making the audience cognizant of each character's transformation. First of all, as usual, when the lead female actress comes on scene for the…

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  • Camera Angless In Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

    Music and angles are a very key point in films of all kinds. This particular film Psycho, directed by Alfred Hitchcock is a prime example of the importance of camera angles and movies. Director Hitchcock himself said that “33% of the effect of Psycho was due to the music.” That is just the music alone, add in the camera angles and it makes up the majority of the movies suspense! Psycho, is a horror film in which a man named Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) runs a motel, but suffers from…

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  • Alfred Hitchcock: The Master Of Suspense

    “There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.” Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock is known for being the “master of suspense”. Born on Aug. 13, 1899 in Leytonstone, England, Hitchcock was one of three children. It is said that he had a lonely childhood due to obesity, which left him isolate and sheltered away from others. His parents had unusual methods of discipline; and often times sent him to the local jail for the police to lock him up for misbehaving, and afterwards would…

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  • How Scary Movie Changed My Life

    I have always been attracted to scary movies, like the bees are attracted to pollen and nectar in flowers. I do not know where this attraction for these indescribable and sometimes unbelievable movies come from, but I am sure that I like them. I have been watching scary movies since I was a child, not as often as now when a new scary movie comes out and everybody wants to watch it but somehow like that, I know you might wonder why every time a new scary movie comes out in theater almost…

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  • The Symbolism Of Birds In Hitchcock's Psycho

    There are few films that can boast the credit of having revolutionized a genre, and for horror, Psycho is one of those films. The 1960s horror classic directed by Alfred Hitchcock is considered one of the first movies in the slasher sub-genre, and is responsible for moving horror films away from the increasingly corny Universal Monsters of the earlier decades to a more serious threat. The film follows Marion Crane, a secretary who runs away from her home town after stealing a large sum of money…

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  • D. W. Griffith's Influence On Cinema And Culture

    D.W. Griffith's influence on cinema and culture David Wark Griffith has had an enormous influence on cinema and culture throughout many of his films. He was one of the first figures in cinema to begin and start a movement in camera use as well as radical movie directory. David Griffith was an American actor, writer, director, and producer. As well as one of the first figures to advance cinema at the time and begin a movement, both through use of camera and culture depiction of the era.…

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  • Psycho Shower Scene Analysis

    Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film; Psycho is a prime example of a film that utilises expert editing. The “shower scene” from Psycho is where this incredibly skilful editing creates intense emotion in a fairly small time space through the strategic use of action, direction, form and concept edits which all ultimately add to the thriller-horror narrative of the film. The first edit in the “shower scene” is a direction edit as the shot where Marion Crane holds her hand out with the torn-up pieces of…

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