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  • Iliad Vs. Troy - the Book Vs. the Film

    Iliad Vs. Troy - the Book Vs. the Film

    ILIAD VS. TROY (The Book vs. the Film) First off, Homer's Iliad was the main source of influence for Wolfgang Petersen's film, Troy, that is released in 2004. However, even though it is directly influenced by the poem, Troy does not stay true to the poem for the entire movie. Both texts deal with the same subject, the siege of troy which was ended with the trickery of the wooden horse. However the characters themselves

    Essay Length: 1,550 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2013 Essay by khianrei
  • Mark Zuckerberg Film Review

    Mark Zuckerberg Film Review

    1. Who is Mark Zuckerberg? Mark Zuckerberg is the main character of the movie, The Social Network who is an IT undergraduate at Harvard University. He is very opinionated and talks a lot and is sarcastic. He wants to be noticed amongst people and seems a little weird. Her girlfriend Erica just broke up with him so he plans a way to get back at her which makes him revengeful. 2. Where is the setting?

    Essay Length: 748 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2011 Essay by Zomby
  • Illiad Reflection Essay

    Illiad Reflection Essay

    Rituals of burial and hospitality bridge private and public worlds in the Iliad. When Achilleus dishonored Hektor's body by tying it on the back of his chariot and dragging it through dirt he felt as though thing would be revenge in a sense (p.379 line 14). He wanted everyone to grieve and weep about Hektor's body just as much as he had done about Patroklos'. The gods did not like the disrespect Achilleus was showing.

    Essay Length: 429 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2011 Essay by Paul
  • The Chocolate War: Book Vs. Film

    The Chocolate War: Book Vs. Film

    As done with many books turned into movies, there are many omissions and changes such as the chronological order, or the way an event occurs. These changes may sometimes be a key to the change in perspective that is taken on the movie, or may not. Such is the case of the movie The Chocolate War based on the novel by Robert Cormier. Some of these changes are as follows: Chronological Order. In the movie

    Essay Length: 935 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2011 Essay by Nicolas
  • Meet John Doe Film Analysis - John Doe Played by Gary Cooper

    Meet John Doe Film Analysis - John Doe Played by Gary Cooper

    John Doe opens with some question as to why the employees are being fired from a newspaper company. The reporter Ann Mitchell is laid off by the managing editor Henry Connell. He tells her in order to receive her last check she must finish her last column. As she begins to part ways she comes up with the idea to fabricate a letter from an unemployed man that calls himself "John Doe". John Doe who

    Essay Length: 513 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2011 Essay by Stella
  • Film Review: The Urban Explosion

    Film Review: The Urban Explosion

    The Urban Explosion The purpose of this film was to spotlight four "mega cities," the problems they face or have faced, and how they have been/are being remediated. It was intended to be an educational film for use in a high school classroom. Their approach in presenting the information was to give a very brief overview of each city and the dire issue it faced, and then an equally brief solution used to mitigate the

    Essay Length: 412 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2011 Essay by Stella
  • Gulliver's Travels 1996 Film Review

    Gulliver's Travels 1996 Film Review

    Gulliver's Travels (1996) is a film based on a satirical view of the state of European government, and of petty differences between religions by Jonathan Swift. Jonathan Swift was born on November 30, 1667 in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Protestant Anglo-Irish parents: his ancestors had been Royalists, and all his life he would be a High-Churchman. Between 1696 and 1699 Swift composed most of his first great work, A Tale of a Tub, a

    Essay Length: 844 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 4, 2011 Essay by Nicolas
  • Film Gladiator Review

    Film Gladiator Review

    The film Gladiator takes place in the Roman Empire during the time of the Caesar Marcus Aurelius. The head general, Maximus Decimus Meridius is in charge of the military and the right hand of the Caesar. Marcus calls for his son and daughter, Commodus and Lucilla to come meet him. He speaks to Maximus and tells him that he wants to name him his heir, the next Roman Emperor. Maximus is mortified because he only

    Essay Length: 539 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2011 Essay by Kill009
  • Gaze and Film Theory

    Gaze and Film Theory

    The interest in cinema and film theory from the psychological point of view began to develop at the beginning of 20th century, and the first person, who attempted to understand the very nature of a film in psychological terms, was Hugo Munsterberg, the author of The Photoplay: A Psychological Study. The book dealt however, only with the parallel between the structure of the conscious human mind and the filmic experience, leaving out the aspect of

    Essay Length: 599 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 16, 2011 Essay by Nicolas
  • Film Shot Examplar

    Film Shot Examplar

    The 2 shot sequence is used a lot in this sequence when the girls meet up, when they travel in the car, in the bus and when they stand on the bridge. I t is also used when they are in the bath or the bed. It is used because it easiloy and quickly shows how close the girls are in thier relationship. They are very close friends and rely on each other for a

    Essay Length: 300 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 20, 2011 Essay by Zomby
  • Samson and Delilah 2009 - Film Review

    Samson and Delilah 2009 - Film Review

    Films can be made for many different purposes, to educate, entertain or to challenge our values and attitudes. Warwick Thornton's internationally recognised film Samson and Delilah (2009) follows the journey of two teenagers who live in a remote Indigenous community. This film looks at marginalisation against certain races in Australian society, materialistic values, and the impact that insufficient government services have on lives. I believe that films need to create awareness about current issues in

    Essay Length: 380 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 28, 2011 Essay by Paul
  • Was the Period from Early Film to Early Cinema (1895 - 1927)

    Was the Period from Early Film to Early Cinema (1895 - 1927)

    Within this essay I intend to present the arguments of selected critics that have themselves each written their particular response to the question in matter. Each critic has made a valuable contribution to my thinking, and though some of what I've read I would suggest to be slightly primitive, I am still respectful of it. Films of this period were made before the cinema machine, so conditions of production and conditions of reception are very

    Essay Length: 1,507 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 21, 2011 Essay by Woxman
  • Film Review - Nior

    Film Review - Nior

    Film Nior started in the 1930's and was popular until the late 1950's to early 1960's. The term Film Nior or "black film" in French was coined by the French critic Nino Frank in 1946. These films were typically black and white and displayed a cinematic technique that made use of dark or dim lighting effects, dreary settings, filtered lights, generally dark themes and characterizations. This genre is on the negative side it includes crime

    Essay Length: 260 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 30, 2011 Essay by Zomby
  • Film Theory

    Film Theory

    *The film's "score" *Typically, Non-Diegetic Music *The film's "soundtrack" Can be Diegetic music (musicals like grease, saturday night fever) * Can also contain non diegetic music (theme songs) Scholars argue that the use of music soundtracks is increasing in recent and contemporary films Example "Sounding War in film *A vast majority of films glorify war through patriotic music or upbeat, uplifting music Some films can condemn war... or at least problematize it through tones. Thin

    Essay Length: 1,024 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 1, 2011 Essay by Nicolas
  • Erin Brockovich - Film Review

    Erin Brockovich - Film Review

    Business reputation over the years has somehow been attached with greed and carelessness. According to Klebe (Managing business ethics:2004), the public are so cynical about companies and do not believe them when they do promotions on how well they will look after the community they will be operating in. The film Erin Brockovich portrayed the business no different to what the public thinks. The company that was operating near California desert town was making the

    Essay Length: 251 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 14, 2011 Essay by nikky
  • Nosferatu - Report on German Expressionism in Film

    Nosferatu - Report on German Expressionism in Film

    4.6 4.7 4.8 Hutter finds Ellen and the sick no longer died Orlac's castle THE END - closing credits Plot Segmentation Nosferatu The film directed by F.W. Murnau in 1922, Nosferatu was a significant film created during the German Expressionist period and reflected many of the different attributes at the time in terms of the larger cultural, technological, political and economic developments. Throughout this essay, the main topics discussed will be how the film form

    Essay Length: 2,403 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: August 16, 2011 Essay by Zomby
  • Troy Case

    Troy Case

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    Essay Length: 661 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 19, 2011 Essay by Greek
  • Comparative Essay - Troy & Braveheart

    Comparative Essay - Troy & Braveheart

    A lot of movies in today's society can be easily compared to one another in multiple ways. Two inspirational movies that fall under this category is 'Troy' and 'Braveheart'. There are many key similarities in these two movies that are going to be identified and compared to one another. A couple of things that will also be related to one another is the setting in both these film and the main characters 'William Wallace' and

    Essay Length: 803 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 20, 2011 Essay by Kill009
  • Forrest Gump - Film Review

    Forrest Gump - Film Review

    Forrest Gump Film Essay In the film Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis, a character that I admired was Forrest Gump, who was a very determined, caring and loyal man. The camera angles and dialogue were used to make this character admirable to me. The reasons I admire Forrest are his determination, his generosity and care for those around him, and because of his loyalty. He was loyal to Jenny as well as his army

    Essay Length: 710 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 26, 2011 Essay by Marry
  • Film Review: City of God

    Film Review: City of God

    City of God Film Review The 2002 film City of God, directed by Salles, is a gangster/crime genre film that is set in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. The genre's formula calls for the setting of the film to be "in a city" and if we were to compare the setting in older films such as Scarface, The Public Enemy, Angels with Dirty Faces and the more recent Clockers, it is obvious that City of God

    Essay Length: 1,400 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: September 28, 2011 Essay by Kill009
  • "the Limitations of the Short Film Can Be Transformed into Strengths by a Creative Director." Discuss in Relation to Two Short Films You Have Studied in This Module.

    "the Limitations of the Short Film Can Be Transformed into Strengths by a Creative Director." Discuss in Relation to Two Short Films You Have Studied in This Module.

    "The Limitations of the short film can be transformed into strengths by a creative director." Discuss in relation to two short films you have studied in this module. "The Lunch Date" is a 1980 short film directed by Adam Davidson, set in the iconic New York Landmark Grand Central Station. "Copy Shop" is a 2001 short film directed by Virgil Wildrich, set in a surreal society. The directors effectively transform the limitations of the short

    Essay Length: 835 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 30, 2011 Essay by Woxman
  • Horton and Columbus - Horton Hears a Who - Film Review

    Horton and Columbus - Horton Hears a Who - Film Review

    Imagine sitting down in a movie theater with your bag of buttered popcorn watching as the lights dim, with your little sister and brother sitting on either side of you talking in very loud whispers to one another. You don't really want to be there but your mother made you bring them to the movies to watch the new Dr. Seuss animated film, "Horton Hears a Who." As your leaving the theater you think for

    Essay Length: 435 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 16, 2011 Essay by Greek
  • If You Love This Planet - Film Review

    If You Love This Planet - Film Review

    In the film "If You Love This Planet", Dr. Helen Caldicott explains the effects that nuclear weapons have on our planet and argues that the United States should eliminate such artillery. She gives a very powerful and convincing speech on how she feels in regard to the subject and clearly explains the terrible effects these weapons could have. At first glance what she is saying seems quite straightforward and believable but it becomes easy to

    Essay Length: 517 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 19, 2011 Essay by Kill009
  • Four Days in September (1997) Film Review

    Four Days in September (1997) Film Review

    Four Days in September- (1997) directed by Bruno Barreto was a "semi-fictionalized" recounting of the kidnapping of the United States Ambassador in 1969. The ambassador was kidnapped by a group of radical students during the time period of the Brazilian dictatorship. In the beginning of the film there were many snapshots of the people of Brazil celebrating and shots of places around the country. Each snapshot indicating that the people of Brazil were happier before

    Essay Length: 631 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2011 Essay by Marry
  • Cleopatra Film Essay

    Cleopatra Film Essay

    Cleopatra Queen Cleopatra was born c. 69 BCE, in Egypt, and died c. 30 BCE. Cleopatra is one of the most famous female rulers in history. Her family had ruled Egypt for over a century before her birth. After the death of her father, Ptolemy XII, Cleopatra became Queen and ruled Egypt alongside her brother, Ptolemy. Cleopatra became Queen at eighteen years of age, eight years older than her brother. Cleopatra had claimed to be

    Essay Length: 1,164 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2011 Essay by Paul

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