Tim Meadows

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  • Where Is The Friend's Home Analysis

    Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian filmmaker whose films are so uniquely his they are in a genre of their own. Smart and profound films that offer many polysemic viewpoints and are full of ambiguity. Throughout his career there have been many different techniques, styles, and changes Kiarostami has tested and implemented. His movies all have a certain distinctive quality to them, but starting with his 1987 film “Where Is the Friend's Home?”, he settled into a style that is now uniquely his own.…

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  • Child Labor In A Christmas Carol

    Most people would think that “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is about Christmas when it was originally written to prevent child labor. The novella tells the story of a wealthy and greedy man named Ebenezer Scrooge. He is not the nicest gentleman and he is mean to his poor servant whose name is Bob Cratchit. This book teaches us that money does not always make us happy. This message can still apply to us today. around the time that ACC was written, children did a lot of work in the mines…

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  • King Of Kong Mise En Scene Analysis

    The Pixar animation, Wreck- It Ralph and the documentary film, The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters distinctly used specific aesthetics to demonstrate formalism and realism. The meaning offered through the use of various aesthetics shows the audience the statement each film director is trying to portray. The filmmakers of each film used the aesthetics of mise en scene, cinematography and many others to describe and communicate different styles and emotions. One through the use of techniques…

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  • Themes In Shawshank Redemption

    Vinoth Loganathan Mark 3.9 Frank Darabont – Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile Anne Bradstreet once said “Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.” Frank Darabont effectuates this simple principal in his work. He successfully illustrates and imparts this comprehension into the mind of his viewers making his impact in the world. It can be drawn that this principle is close to his heart as it is craftily presented in most of his works. Frank…

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  • Techniques In Mrs. Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

    “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” - Tim Burton. This quote is unquestionably shown in Tim Burton’s twenty seven movies in addition to various short films and TV shows. Tim Burton uses a mix of cinematic techniques corresponding in his films to replicate outcasts living in a so called normal world. This is exemplified in both “Mrs. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” and “Edward Scissorhands”. Tim Burton uses similar techniques in lighting, sound, and camera shots to…

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  • The Fall Tarsem Singh Analysis

    The Fall is a wonderful movie directed by Tarsem Singh. Tarsem Singh is a director who has directed several movies of varying success. The Cell. Mirror, Mirror. Immortals. And, most recently, Self/Less. Before this movie was made, Singh had made a small fortune directing music videos and television commercials. Instead of going wild and indulging, he put all of the money towards making this film. And it shows. It really shows. This movie radiates passion and love. On the surface, The Fall is a…

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  • Alice In Wonderland Comparison

    Creativity is like an ocean residing inside everyone, providing an intimate portion of their life force. The whimsy of Alice in Wonderland is an inextricable part of the story that Lewis Carroll concocted nearly a century and a half ago. However, as more adaptions are made from the classic tale this integral element ebbs and flows. The choices made in how images were portrayed, whether music was included, and how certain characters were portrayed compiled to become driving forces in how each…

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  • Tim Burton As An Auteur

    Tim Burton is known for his unique way of visualising a story and turning it into something terrifyingly magical. His quirky characteristics are consistently applied throughout his oeuvre, being widely recognised by audiences on a global scale. Thus, when looking at Burton’s 2010 adaption of Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice in Wonderland, his distinct style and directorial choices, particularly his artistic control over visual style and mise en scene, can be clearly identified and exemplified by…

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  • Prison School Tropes

    School Vs. Prison Genre Although some people may argue the fact that prison and school films are unrelated in every way, I am here to argue the fact that these two genres are similar in many ways that some might not be able to point out for themselves. I am going to use three different critical articles as well as three different movies to explain my reasoning. I feel as though the significance of comparing these two genres is very important because it gives additional meaning to some aspects of…

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  • Edward Scissorhands Opening Scene Analysis

    shadows. Opening credits in gothic fonts roll across the screen. An eerie entity such as a tree is introduced, its branches swaying precariously in the wind. This is how almost every Tim Burton movie begins. Known for his gothic style and use of cinematic techniques, Tim Burton is a very well known film director. Tim Burton’s uses low key lighting and close up angles in order to make the viewer doubt what they think to be true; this is important because Burton wants us to understand that things…

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