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  • The Departed

    The Departed is a remake of a 2002 film Hong Kong action movie Infernal Affairs. The movies are both based on a real-life Irish American Gangster Whitey Bulger, who was captured on June 22, 2011. In January 2003 the film studio Warner Brother’s producer Brad Grey, and actor and producer Brad Pitt bought the rights to remake the Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs (2002) from Media Asia for $1.75 million. The movie a drama, crime, thriller was produced by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. The production companies that help fund the movie were Warner Brothers, Initial Entertainment Group, Plan B Entertainment, Vertigo Films and Media Asia Films. The Departed had a budget of 90 million dollars and was released October 6, 2006. There…

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  • Night Of The Hunter Film Analysis

    According to the film, Max Cady is a sexual predator of young girls. Gregory Peck acts well by playing Sam Bowden, a lawyer, under which an ex-con terrorizes his family against whom the lawyer had initially testified in a rape case. As the tensions become more intensive, it is clear that the intended victim by Cady is not actually Bowden, but Nancy, a fourteen-year-old girl who is his daughter. Therefore, the main point of the film in regards to suspense is whether a man can assault a…

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  • The Departed Analysis

    Screenplay Critique #2 When you imagine different films in different genres, there are a whole list of different assumptions that audiences expect from each genre. Based on the fast scene changes of the script, it’s evident that The Departed is a crime drama action film. Since it’s an action film, there are also not many long winded character monologues and all of the characters have short dialogue to keep up with the faster pace of the film and keep the audience engaged. The action starts from…

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  • Analysis Of The Departed

    The Departed is a Martin Scorsese film released in 2006 (The Departed). While it may appear to be just another mob movie in a sea of mobster noir films, it’s a contemporary crime drama that hinges on thriller as well. The film is set in modern times on the south side of Boston, and the characters are keen to remind everyone of that fact, making the setting of the south side a prominent point throughout the film. It starts with an almost benevolent Frank Costello, expertly played by Jack…

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  • The Wolf Of Wall Street Film Analysis

    Drugs, greed, hookers, and a giant scam. This would be an accurate way to summarize the "professional" life of Jordan Belfort also known as the "Wolf of Wall Street". Mr. Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is the main character in the film The Wolf of Wall Street, a film by Martin Scorsese based on the real life memoir of Jordan Belfort. He is a man consumed in himself and Scorsese makes his viewers want to embody his lifestyle. So how was he able to present and glamorize a life filled with…

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  • The Departed Film Analysis

    1. Over a hundred people were involved in the production of this film. The entire cast and crew are not given equal credit in most films. The majority of the camera crew and other production workers are not given as much credit for their work as the actors and director/producers, even though they play a huge role in the development and production of the movie. The making of a huge blockbuster like ‘The Departed’ involves the use of an immense crew. There is a large-scale division of labor as…

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  • Departed Movie Analysis

    GIFTED is a character driven journey of self-discovery. The tone is dramatic and driven by the solid themes of acceptance and second chances. The story focuses on the inner struggle of the protagonist, Thomas, as he tries to reconcile his past with his present. The idea of going back to one’s childhood town that awakens past memories has merit. While there’s a lot to really like about this script, the script would benefit from more development. The main concern is the structure. The…

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  • School Girls Narrative

    the recess time didn’t know they were unaccounted for. Both Lily & Isabelle stated they were walking on trails, ditches, & woods before they realized they were lost & did not know what to do. Both Lily & Isabelle said they were scared & did not want to get in trouble. At one point the girls stated they departed as their parents yell at them a lot for disciplinary issues. Ami presented me with the girl’s information & parents’ names. I left 2 cards for the parents in the event I could not…

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  • Infernal Affairs Film Analysis

    a lot of attention to the comparison, and it is understandable that both camps are eager and anxious to understand how challenging the film is absorbed and transformed by the Us film business empire. The problem is particularly acute, because the remake is undertaken not by any studio submissive director, but by the renowned Martin Scorsese, who is considered to be an “auteur”. The departed certainly does follow the same basic plot structure of Infernal Affairs, nobody can deny that. The two…

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  • Five Reasons To Wear A Claddagh Ring

    In fact, the hands on the ring actually represent friendship. Friends are such an important part of life. They are with us through our ups and downs, good times and bad. If you have a special friend in your life who you want to express your appreciation to, a claddagh ring is a true representation of your gratitude. Honour a Departed Loved One Another common reason to wear a claddagh ring is to honour a departed loved one. Holding the memories of a departed one is what keeps them alive. The ring…

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