Sergio Leone

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  • The Great Train Robbery: Film Analysis

    This is accomplished through his use of tight close ups and characters facial expression. Cinematography is Leone’s strong suit and he best uses it for building anticipation and suspense through silence. The music is integrated for atmospheric effect to show progression in the characters unease. Where dialogue can be utilized to illustrate a character winning the scene, Leone attempts to avoid dialogue whenever possible. Keeping it simple Leone sticks to tight close ups and blocking to show characters power. In The Good The Bad & The Ugly the three main characters have very distinct glares that inform the viewer of their character. Blondie, The Good has a poker face very focused and hard to read exemplifying his sheer confidence in controlling any given situation. Tuco, The Ugly also called the Rat by Blondie has a look like rat with his shifty eyes giving different characters short glances that mask his intention while also making his seem suspicious. Finally, Angel Eyes, The Bad who has a look similar to a snake with his eyes pointing directly at his target before a…

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  • Western Film The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Western Film “For over forty years, from 1926 to 1967, Hollywood produced more Westerns than any other kind of film” (pg.243). The western film I chose was one of Sergio Leone’s famous trilogies, which included A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. These are known as Spaghetti Westerns. The film The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly takes place during the American Civil War and follows three men on the hunt for Confederate gold. Many westerns focus…

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  • American Identity Through The West Film Analysis

    of violence in the war against savagery” (Cawelti 144). Through the Western America was establishing that brutality was necessary for reimagining the American ideal. Michael Coyne echoed the same observation, “the Western must bear its share of responsibility for the romanticization of the gun culture and the glamorization of violence” (Coyne 120). Time and events would morph film to the ideals of a increased political and social cultural environment which included brutality. American…

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  • Western Film Themes

    Westerns: The Final Chapter During my research, I came to the conclusion that I really didn’t enjoy westerns very much. In order to understand why I don’t enjoy westerns much, we must first get a basic idea of what a western is. Westerns are more of an older genre as they are not made much in the modern day and age. To understand westerns, knowing the basic themes and elements would be most helpful. The four main themes of a western include: Man vs. Nature, Good vs. Evil, East meets West and…

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  • Akira Kurosawa's Influence On Sergio Leone And George Lucas

    Joe Muti 11/26/17 Professor Carmen FTV The Good, the Bad, and the Wookie Akira Kurosawa’s Influence on Sergio Leone and George Lucas The post war renaissance in Japan had a great influence on contemporary American filmmaking. Viewing Akira Kurosawa’s films, one will see his influence on modern filmmakers such as Italy’s Sergio Leone and America’s George Lucas, through storytelling, cinematography and character development. Akira had a unique and genius style of creating new movies from…

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  • E-Kerrie's Challenge: Leading An Unpopular Change

    Complete Name: Complete Unit 1 Student Name: Holly, Kwana McJaye ********************************************************************************************************** 1. Select the link to read Case E - Kerrie's Challenge: Leading an Unpopular Change ********************************************************************************************************** 2. Case Summary ********************************************************************************************************** 3.…

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  • Mcgregor's Theory Y Play At Whole Foods

    SHORT TITLE ALL CAPS 2 Complete Name: Complete Unit #1 Student Name: Mansaw, Brittani ********************************************************************************************************** 1. John Mackey, Cofounder and Co-CEO of Whole Market, Believes in `Conscious Capitalism` (pp. 29 & 30) ********************************************************************************************************** 2. What role, if any, does McGregor's Theory Y play at Whole Foods? Explain. Student…

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  • Blood Diamonds Corruption

    Once diamonds were found in Sierra Leone, they were sought out in many other countries. This proved that a certain resource can be anywhere large or small, but the concept of how and why the diamond industry or any concept, such as cotton, will erupt and diffuse if profit is evident. Yet again raising the question of why are there so many more diamonds as a resource in Sierra Leone that any other country. Scientists have proved that diamonds come from the rock kimberlite, which is stored in…

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  • Economic Growth

    As seen in Nigeria and Sierra Leone, there are many factors to this equation. Diversification in income serves as a huge catalyst for this stability in economics due to nations changing export strategies. In Nigeria, former President Goodluck Jonathan, had issued an economic plan in 2010 that would increase transparency, diversify economic growth, and improve fiscal management (Gyong 23). Thus proving, economic diversification is needed to improve and grow their economy. In countries with…

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  • Ebola Case Study

    France had colonial control over Guinea, they should have put their focus on bettering their health systems. If a good amount of the population is getting deathly sick from Ebola, then their production and exports of raw materials for trade will decrease. Also, for those who come over to travel and visit Guinea, or Africa in general, they should have better health systems so when the travelers fall ill, they can go to the health centers there in Guinea and receive treatment until they are…

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