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A Research Paper and Essay on 3 Independent Films

The Blair Witch Project The Blair Witch Project fits perfectly with the popular conception of what constitutes an independent fil...

A Comparison of Die Hard and Passenger 57

find a way to get help. He gets a message out to a security guard type cop, an overweight individual who does not wish to be activ...

A Comparison of The Man Who Would Be King and The Heart of Darkness

weapons of mere humans" (BritMovie). They deem him a god and believe that he is "the incarnation of Alexander the Great, and Danie...

An Overview of Imitation of Life

talk, and Lora says that she wishes she had someone to look after Susie while shes working, auditioning and trying to get her big ...

Mel Gibson's Hamlet

In two pages this essay reviews the Gibson film adaptation and the writer includes a personal reaction....

Feminist Critique/Disney Films

also what was happening in the world at-large. For example, OBrien relates the ideological thrust of Cinderella to the perceived...

Chef, A Movie Review

This essay is a movie review of "Chef," a 2014 film directed by Jon Favreau. The film tells the tory of Cal Casper, a chef, who lo...

Goodfella/Its Moral Message

Henrys voiceover narration.3 This narration gives the viewer insight into Henrys motivations. This narration conveys Henrys childl...

Banned in East German

GDR society," which would open it up to Western "cultural and economic influences" (Berghahn 146). However, the Partys views on re...

Gender/Sexuality in 6 Films

the others, feels compelled to protect this young bit of innocence and humanity at all costs. The symbolic way that the child co...

Born on the Fourth of July

person that John F. Kennedy was addressing when he said "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your co...

1956 Film Adaptation/Moby Dick

the injustice that fate as inflicted upon him, as he has pursued the whale for years, coming close numerous times, but never actu...

American Psycho/In Bruges

A 3 page essay that contrasts and compares American Psycho (2000, directed by Mary Harron) and In Bruges (2008, directed by Martin...

Three films about Jesus

his home, and is confronted by an angel who convinces him that Mary has told the truth. The next scenes dramatize the "birth of Je...

Argumentative Essay: Avatar's Script is Same Old Same Old

Opposing Arguments Petrakis (2010) is completely right when he writes: "the screenplay is simplistic and uninteresting, lea...

Comedy in Two Science Fiction Films

This essay describes how comedy was achieved in two science fiction films, "Star Trek IV: the Voyage Home" and "Galaxy Quest." Th...

The Clock, a Cultural View

This essay pertains to a Vincente Minneli film from 1945, "The Clock," which starred his wife, Judy Garland. The writer discusses ...

The Hulk (2003), A Scene Analysis

This essay presens a scene analysis from the 2003 film "The Hulk," directed by Ang Lee. The writer describes the scene and summari...

The Film Chinatown by Director Roman Polanski

Six pages and 5 sources used. This paper provides an overview of Roman Polanski's 1974 film Chinatown. This paper considers the ...

Once We Were Warriors/Postcolonial Theory

a different "historical memory of the Maori," as they remember "fierce fighters who battled against British colonizers for decades...

Kubrick/The Shining

one in which Danny Torrance, the seven-year-son of Wendy and Jack, has a vision of blood engulfing a hotel hallway in torrential w...

Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night/On Film

a take on the play that is patterned after the screwball comedies of the 1930s, as "Beatrice and Benedick are surely the prototype...

Mississippi Burning/A Reaction to the Film

group of KKK members (DuPont, et al). The film ends with snapshots of the men indicted for the murders of the three Civil Rights w...

Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing

solely for blasting rap music on his boom box. A local DJ, Mister Senor Love Daddy, who operates a radio station also acts as a co...

Scorsese/Gangs of New York

the foreign hordes defiling it" (Mattie 215). Cutting slays Vallon, consigns his son to an orphanage, and proclaims his rule ove...

Brian DePalma's 'Carrie' A Cinematic Analysis

would become his own trademark. This film, along with Obsession (1976), further developed De Palmas expressive use of cinematogra...

2 films: America and The Patriot

as other authors, date this film as 1924, not 1929, which is why this date is used. Griffith envisioned his film as an epic, but t...

The Purpose of Film Montage

This 5 page paper discusses the viewpoints of French film critic and auteur Andre Bazin, and Russian director Sergei Eisenstein, o...

Perspectives on the Movie American Beauty

In five pages this essay contrasts and compares the perspectives of critics and the film's writers with regard to 1999's American ...

Establishing a Genre Movie in 'Singin' In The Rain'

This 9 page essay considers how the theatrical presence in the film is developed stylistically through textural characteristics of...