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  • Dark Shadows Compare And Contrast

    Dark Shadows (2012) is an interesting film, as Tim Burton (director) attempts to twist comedy and horror in this parody-like remake of an old TV series with the same name. The old TV series, Dark Shadows (1966–1971), was a gothic horror series that had over 1248 episodes and was considered quite popular during its air time. It amassed a significant fan base and even has its own wikia fandom dedicated to finding anything related to the series. The series also obtained a 7.6/10 rating which is…

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  • What Is The Mood Of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

    parents and four grandparents. Charlie’s family is ‌ poor and can’t afford much. Charlies is one of five kids in the world to find an golden ticket that grants a pass the visit Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. When Charlie visit his ‌ world changes. Tim Burton uses lighting, sound, and camera movements to depict unique cinematic experiences creating tone and mood. In his movies such as “Edward Scissorhands” and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” he uses various techniques to demonstrate sinister…

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  • Why Did Tim Burton Use Camera Angles In Edward Scissorhands

    From Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate factory, and even Edward Scissorhands Tim Burton has made films that have became huge hits across the country. When watching these movies, the audience may notice many different types of lighting, music and sounds, and camera angles, from cheery to gloomy then dismay. Tim Burton wants the audience to feel these feelings to have a connection with the character he’s made. To begin, Burton manipulates camera angles and framing to catch and…

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  • Values And Consequences In The Film Shawshank Redemption

    The film Shawshank Redemption is an award-winning film by Frank Darabont in which an innocent man, Andy Dufresne, is sentence to two life sentences for the murder of his wife and her lover. Andy is sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary for after being wrongly convicted even after professing his innocence. While imprisoned Andy befriends a man everyone knows as Red who is known for being able to smuggle things into the prison. Over the years Red is able to get Andy a rock hammer as…

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  • Fear And Fear In The Film The Shawshank Redemption

    The Film The Shawshank Redemption a about Andy DuFresne, an innocent man who is sentenced a life sentence after being framed for killing his wife and her lover. Once Andy gets to Shawshank prison he sees the how hope and fear can dramatically affect the outcome of any situation. People who fear often lack self-confidence and motivation making every obstacle harder. Allowing people just like Warden Norton and Heywood to use fear to control people with intimidation and violence. While…

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  • Stalker The Room Analysis

    Stalker (1979) is Tarkovsky’s last film made in the Soviet Union (154). An open-ended question is left by the film: what is the Zone? The Zone is a fictional location that contains elements of fantasy and mystery, such as the wish-granting Room. Nevertheless, the way Tarkovsky films this reflects an attitude of realism. This approach allows the audience to relate life to the themes of the film, salvation through the faith in God, dignity, and love. In the film, the Stalker describes the Zone as…

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  • Film Techniques In Edward Scissorhands

    Tim Burton: The Wickedly Innocent Director of his Time Society can often view others as “strange” or “unusual” from their own standards. Tim Burton, however, breaks those usual standards to represent the abnormal life of others. Instead, Burton would see and use those extraordinary people to incorporate them into his own films. Burton combines outcast protagonists and fantastical settings to convey the idea that society wrongly teaches people to fear the unknown. One way that Burton shows this…

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  • Cinematic Techniques In Tim Burton's Film

    As Tim Burton says, “One person’s craziness is one person’s reality.” This quote shows how his films portray his crazy thoughts to others, but it is actually what he happens to consider being normal. Tim Burton is an animator and film director that is influenced by Roald Dahl and E.A Poe. Burton is best known for his use of dark children’s stories and gothic fantasies in films like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Edward Scissorhands. In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie finds the…

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  • What Are The Moral Issues In One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

    The movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is about a prisoner McMurphy, a disobedient free spirit crash into a mental institution and try to escape hard labour work in work farm. The character of McMurphy highly conflicted with the institution system and reveal the characteristics of total institution, including do everything in the same place, total control of inmate’s live and surveillance. Besides, his difference within the inmates and his impact on them allow us to picture the moral career…

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  • Frank Darabont's Cinematic Techniques In The Shawshank Redemption

    What idea does Frank Darabont, the director and screenwriter for The Shawshank Redemption, explore in his film? What cinematic techniques does he use/manipulate in order to portray these ideas?

Interview Host: Today I am joined by the director and screenwriter of the internationally acclaimed motion picture The Shawshank Redemption, Mr. Frank Darabont. The film is accompanied by numerous accolades, seven Academy Awards nominations and two Golden Globe nominations, cementing its status as a…

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