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  • Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks: The Auteur Theory

    The Auteur Theory, is the idea that the true author of a film is the director. The director leaves an implicit remark on the film and because of this cinematic, literary, or thematic signature, they are credited as the author of the film. While there are numerous people involved in the production of a film, with some directors it is truly prominent who can be described as the author of the film. Mel Brooks, renown comical director and screenwriter is one instance of the undeniability of the…

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  • Mysticism In The Green Mile

    Horror, mystery, and masterful storytelling all put into one author. Stephen King is a classic American author, who wrote the famous book and movie, The Green Mile. From wanting to start off as a school teacher to ending up being one of the America’s best selling authors, Stephen King wrote one of the most interesting horror books of all time. In The Green Mile, Stephen King, like most of his books, added mystery and suspense. Mysticism is when people use explainable things that are deemed to be…

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  • Summary Of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

    Psycho Article Summary With over a hundred years of watching movies, audiences have come to expect a certain formula their films should follow, and when they don’t there can be some unseen outcomes. One film that is famously known for breaking this formula is Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. When Psycho first released film goers and movie critics alike were shocked and (for many cases) appalled by the twist shower scene in Hitchcock’s movie. Although it is no argument that Psycho’s shower scene, and…

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  • Shutter Island Vs Butterfly Effect Essay

    In this essay I will be talking about the connections between two different psychological thrillers. The two movies I have chosen are, Shutter Island directed by Martin Scorsese and Butterfly effect directed by Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber. Both movies have significant differences and similarities which made it a good choice to compare them both using filming techniques. Shutter Island is a film that’s main character is Leonardo DiCaprio, this involves himself as Andrew Laeddis, at the Shutter…

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  • John Carpenter's Halloween Film Analysis

    movie to take place because once someone is stranded, there is no way out. Roger Ebert describes this deserted town as a “town stuck in a time warp in the 1960’s” he then adds, “the house of wax dominates the town much as the Bates home towered above Psycho.” The ghost town adds a bit of mystery to the film, and provides increased depth to depict the town’s…

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  • Film Analysis: Pulp Fiction

    Film noir, in the most traditional sense, is a genre of cinematographic film notable by a tone of pessimism and fatalism. From the forties and fifties - when the genre was first identified with American detective or thriller films - film noir has since experienced a resurgence at the dawn of the new century, often dubbed as “neo-noir” films. One film in the neo-noir category is Pulp Fiction, directed by Quentin Tarantino. The title, “pulp fiction,” owes itself to the “cheap fiction magazines…

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  • Suspense Thriller Film Analysis

    Suspense thriller is one of the subgenres of a film that is popular for its excitement and tension. It usually includes crime scenes that trigger audience’s curiosity. Not only that, it also has been known to give a sense of tension that can cause the audience to feel uneasy and disconcerted. One film that can be taken as an example is a film titled Fracture (2007) by Gregory Hoblit. This film tells about an attempted murder case of the wife of an aeronautical company owner named Ted Crawford…

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  • Color In Tim Burton's Films

    Tim Burton, a director of many classical movies, is also a man that was always preoccupied with death and monsters. In his movies, his use of color and low angles invoke an unusual contrast between fear and excitement. This is important because the movies show that appearances and the things the we believe in can be deceiving. In many of his films, Burton uses color in order to achieve the contrasting effects between fear and excitement. For example in Corpse Bride, the World of the Living is…

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  • Psychological Suspense In Psycho

    7 best psycho-thriller movies from Hollywood that are can make you go inquisitive. Psychological thriller movies tend to fascinate a lot of viewers with developing a feeling of suspense, moods of anxiety, fury and confusion at the same time. The audience of the film are trying to figure out what’s next and then there’s a twist where comes a feeling of exhilaration. The extent of creating intrigue and mystery in which mind-games are involved leading a person to become inquisitive about what’s…

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  • Psychological Suspense In Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

    Psycho (1960) by Alfred Hitchcock thrills the audience with its suspense, and creeps the audience with the mind of Norman Bates. Often times in the film, what makes a scene scary is not with what is shown, but what is implied. The viewers often know more than the characters themselves, full of suspense and anticipation to the fate of each characters. Psycho, being a psychological thriller, ends up having much of the characters having something to hide from other characters, as well as the…

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