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Thus, the home market became an agora of diversity. Ethnic issues began to tell their stories through the voice of Srinivas Krishma who returned to her Indian roots in Masala (1991) or depicted the life of a Vietnamese refugee in Lulu (1996). lack people outlined their problems due to Rude (1995), or The Planet of Junior rown (1997), directed by Clement Vigo, and Soul Survivor (1995), produced by Steven Williams. oth of them had graduated from the Canadian Centre for Advanced Film Studies, founded by Norman Jewinson in 1988. Sexual minorities were not neglected either, an eloquent example being John Greyson who made one of the best short films ever - The Making of Monsters (1991).
However promising this evolution may be, the English branch of Canadian cinematography continues to lack in distribution on the domestic market. Consequently, this results in low box-office revenues which are considered to be high….
1. Verroneau, P., Morris, P., Handling, P. (2006). Film History. On the Internet at http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0002800.Retrieved December 8, 2006.
2. Bright Lights, Political Fights: The Canadian Film Industry. On the Internet at http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-68-1406/arts_entertainment/film_industry/.Retrieved December 8, 2006.
3. Controlling the Discourse...Battlestar Galactica and Canadian values in an American pop cultural world. (December, 4, 2006). On the Internet at http://www.pulpanddagger.com/movies/essay_48.html . Retrieved December 8, 2006.
4. Does Anyone Know How to Be Canadian Anymore or I'll give you a twoonie for yur Relic- hat, the? (March, 22, 2006). On the Internet at http://www.pulpanddagger.com/movies/essay_36.html . Retrieved December 8, 2006.
American film industry has the advantage of possessing an international reputation for making entertaining films. Images from American films are iconic, spanning from Clint Eastwood's urging to "make my day," to Jack Nicholson's grimacing "Here's Johnny." Production and studio apparatus are already built up within the Hollywood area. Distribution agreements exist between studios and movie chains around the world. However, fewer and fewer people are watching their films in the theater or even on television. It is not just that Netflix or DVDs offer alternative venues for watching standard Hollywood or even independent films. Free, independent content, often more perfectly tailored to the viewer's interests is available streaming online. And the Internet itself offers another, more interactive mode of entertainment to compete with film.
Q2. Film has been critical in the development of America's unique national culture. Unlike European and Asian nations, American is relatively young, and its birth as a….
Another classic example of this can be seen in the movie,
Smokey and the Bandit starring Burt eynolds. In Smokey and the Bandit automobiles were used to exemplify sex appeal and freedom. The car was used as a vehicle for escape from the drudgeries of real life. The car and the driver are promoted as objects of desire, therefore something to attain. The movie became popular and people began to emulate the movie by purchasing similar vehicles and desiring lives like the star of the movie had in the movie.
Another important use of a vehicle will be seen in the upcoming movie the Dukes of Hazard. This movie is a take off from the show called the Dukes of Hazard in the 1970's/. The show and the movie revolve around two brothers and an orange vehicle called the General Lee. The car takes them along the back roads to solve….
Edit "List of Film Accents Considered to be the orst"
ikipedia contains a page that is titled "List of film accents considered the worst," however this list seems woefully incomplete. This page on ikipedia lists what film critics or audiences have considered to be the worst accents in the English language. In other words, actors who have performed characters, in English, but have used an accents other than their own. The page contains a list of six films and five out of the six contain an actor portraying a Scottish accent while one is an Irish accent. However, while the Scottish accent may be difficult to portray, the list is lacking several important actors and their characters. In July of 2013, nextmovie.com made a list of 15 of the worst accents ever in the movies and it seems that both the Irish and Scottish accents are some of the most….
"List of Film Accents Considered the Worst." Wikipedia. Web 19 April 2014.
Varikos Joanne. "The 15 Worst Accents in Movies Ever." Nextmovie.com. 8 July, 2013. Web. 19 April 2014. http://www.nextmovie.com/blog/worst-movie-accents/
Not only does Nichols provide a good context for the many paradoxes that can confront film studies with his insightful and thoughtful introduction, but he also shows how sharing approaches and methods can help to stimulate a lot of the best writing regarding film. In addition he shows many of the common problems that are seen and deals with the contradictions that appear. Like the first volume of the anthology, this second volume also provides smaller introductions so that each essay and piece of information can be more easily understood. It also allows a reader to peruse the book and find the pertinent piece of information that he or she needs at that point in time, which can be very valuable, especially for a novice to the film industry trying to find information quickly. Having the smaller introductions before each piece also help to showcase each item within the context….
The film industry produces experience goods for consumer enjoyment and consumption, and substantively relies on consumer differentiation for the economic success of movies. Moviegoers appear to differentiate films primarily on the basis of genre, starring actors, exposure to promotion, recommendations from other moviegoers and film critics, and -- for the dedicated film buffs and connoisseurs -- directors, cinematographers, and even screenwriters associated with the film production (Albert 1998, De Vany 2004, Eliashberg and Shugan 1997, Hand 2002, Krider and Weinberg 1998, Nelson et al. 2001, avid 1999, Smith and Smith 1986, Wallace, Steigermann and Holbrook 1993). Access to information about films is related to the resources and networks that moviegoers enjoy, and on the attention that films garner, as expressed by the media and through social networks. Information about films is accessed by moviegoers from many sources: 1) The genre of the film; 2) the rating of the film….
Albert, S 1998 "Movie stars and the distribution of financially successful fitness in the motion picture industry." Journal of Cultural Economics, 22(4), 249-270.
Chang, B-H and Ki, E-J 2005, Devising a practical model for predicting theatrical movie success: Focusing on experience good property. Journal of Media Economics, 18(4), 247-260.
Chen, Andrew. "Forecasting Gross Revenues at the Movie Box Office" Department of Economics, University of Washington June 2002. 20 July 2006 http://www.econ.washington.edu/user/startz/OldCourses/482_SP2002_studentPapers/econ-482-finalpaper%20Chen.pdf
Decanay, JC, King-Calvo, MT, Santos, AA 2010, Information cascades as social learning: The case of box-office ticket sales in the Philippines. Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, 2010 p.334-344.
The relationship between the two women is strengthened as the film advances and as they discover that they have more things in common than they initially thought. The two criminal-oriented individuals find that they have serious issues with their families and that something urgently needs to be done for them to solve their problems. The bond they form is best observed to the end of the motion picture, when Ray has second thoughts about leaving Lila and instead presents herself to the authorities, willing to be penalized for her actions. In spite of the fact that some viewers might consider the film's ending to be dull in comparison to the dramatic outcome they expected, the final is actually satisfying, as Ray's punishment is somewhat equivalent to the illegalities that she committed.
The frozen river can be taken for granted, with all the risks involved in crossing it, and it can….
movie industry in America has been controlled by some of the monolithic companies which not only provided a place for making the movies, but also made the movies themselves and then distributed it throughout the entire country. These are movie companies and their entire image revolved around the number of participants of their films. People who wanted to see the movies being made had to go to the studios in order to see them. They made movies in a profitable manner for the sake of the studios, but placed the entire industry under their control and dominated over it. The discussion here is about some of those famous studios inclusive of that of names like Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Culver, RKO, Paramount Studios, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Studios, Universal Studios, Raleigh Studio, Hollywood Center Studio, Sunset Gower Studio, Ren-Mar Studios, Charlie Chaplin Studios and now, Manhattan Beach….
"What better way to annoy the Hollywood liberals than to remind them every single day that
George W. Bush is STILL the President?" Retrieved from https://www.donationreport.com/init/controller/ProcessEntryCmd?key=O8S0T5C8U2 Accessed 15 September, 2005
"What's interesting about the business is that it's no longer the movie business" Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/hollywood/picture/corptown.html Accessed 14 September, 2005
Even if it successfully brings back to life a story forgotten by the public and distinguishes itself from today's typical films, Disturbia is no match for Rear indow.
It is not certain if Disturbia is homage or a remake to Rear indow, since the two movies are not exactly the same, but they are not very different either. hile some might consider Disturbia to be a rip-off to Rear indow (ilonsky 66), it is not the case here, since copying an idea as long as one does not copy its expression is not illegal. The reaction of the masses to Disturbia regarding the plagiarism involved in it is most probably owed to the film's success, since it is very probable for this condition to have been inexistent if the film were to make little to no money.
Caruso was right in bringing back the story present in Rear indow, considering that….
1. Fawell, John Hitchcock's Rear Window: The Well-Made Film (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2001).
2. Verevis, Constantine Film Remakes (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006).
3. Wilonsky, Robert "Peeping Bomb," The Village Voice 11 Apr. 2007: 66.
4. Disturbia. Dir D.J. Caruso. With Shia Leboeuf and David Morse. DreamWorks, 2007.
Holy Motors Movie Analysis
Holy Motors: An Analysis
Director Leos Carax has done it again. He has shocked the film industry with an abstract film focusing on the damaging power of our obsession with gazing into another's life. Voyeurism is a destructive force in the 2012 film Holy Motors, one which destroys the life of Oscar, the never-ending actor.
This intense French film was a major shocker in 2012. It is a very unique story told with incredible cinematic genius. Oscar, an actor, constantly drives around to different appointments, where he plays a number of odd roles. Sometimes he plays his roles in front o a large audience, while at other times they seem to be in front of only a few individuals or even no one at all. There seems to be no rhyme or reason to his roles, as he is random characters without much explanation of what is really going….
digital age include worlds that are highly imaginative (eg. Harry Potter films). Films are sometimes conceived in a literary form and then turned into a script and a film. Films since the 1920s and into the 21st century have used physical models and stage properties of some kind (eg. Metropolis, Blade Runner, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Harry Potter). In the digital age, visual effects are created by composite images and ongoing production techniques, practices and narratives. Discuss.
What this question primarily conveys is the feasibility associated with the growing trend of using digital techniques in filmmaking. The importance of digitalization, computer generated imagery and visual effects, has grown tremendously and that can be proven with the help of various relevant examples. In the essay, the technological value added by digitalization along with the advantages and disadvantages of digitalization have been discussed. Finally the future of digital filmmaking….
Even though they seem small, they are also ethical problems, and must be included in the definition when someone asks 'what is ethics' or 'is that ethical'? This is the issue that is being faced with the Amish community and the film Witness, because there is more than one actual issue at work there. This involves a whole community, some of whom may feel very differently about their Hollywood portrayal than others.
A lot of the issue with communities like the Amish and whether they are treated fairly or exploited is situations like this has to do with duty ethics, which was introduced like Immanuel Kant. Duty ethics deals with having the ability and understanding to do what is correct regardless of the consequences (Yirmiyahu, 1998). In other words, one needs to do one's duty regardless of what the other issues surrounding one may be. This is often difficult to….
An American Alex would be against classical music, with anarchists normally being associated with hard rock music. Moreover, he would find it perfectly normal to use drugs instead of drinking milk in a club that has dummies for tables. The reason for which a Hollywood producer would not have his psychotic character drinking milk is that he or she would unquestionably find such a scene to be sick, and, thus, not to be presented to a general public.
Most American movies presenting young people fighting for anarchy want to teach a lesson. They want people to understand that society is good and that it is not worth fighting it, since you only harm yourself in the process. In contrast, Kubrick shows that the system is bad and obsessed with maintaining control over people. After Alex is freed from prison, he can no longer be free, as his mind continues to be….
exception, most of Director Frank Capra's greatest movies take place during the depression, 1929-1941, or shortly after. His films are unique in that they are some of the first to display a faith in American opportunity and values in the context of institutional reform. Author Annalle ewitz aptly articulates Capra's contribution to films with the following quote:
The kind of 'socially conscious' movie we associate with Frank Capra's name does not tend to get made in or outside Hollywood at this point in history. Movies that critics and audiences of the 1990s dub 'socially conscious' do not offer portraits of American communities in the process of coming together; more often than not, American communities in contemporary popular movies are falling apart or are bound together by morally repugnant ideals and practices."
This discussion explores five Capra files in chronological order, IT HAPPEED OE IGHT (1934), MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOW (1936),….
Newitz, Annalee, "It's Fun...But It Takes Courage: Remembering Frank Capra's America," Bad Subjects, Issue #11, January/February 1994, p. 13.
Ray Carney, American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra (Hanover, N.H. University Press of New England, 1996), 88 pp. 12-500.
Frank Capra, accessed at http://members.aol.com/MG4273/capra.htm . On November 23, 2002.
.....shift in the movie industry. Indeed, what used to be done exclusively or mainly in theaters and such is now something people do at home more and more. The emergence and advancement of streaming and video rentals of superior form have changed the movie theater industry, and mostly for the worst. There have been aberrations here and there. The recent Guardians of the Galaxy movie and its $333 million domestic haul was certainly an example and manifestation of this. Even so, the state of affairs in the industry can and should be looked at through the prism of Porter's Five Forces and that is precisely what shall be done as part of this case study. While there is still a niche for the traditional movie theater fare, the movie industry will have to evolve just like the movie rental industry did, and for very similar reasons.
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Thus, the home market became an agora of diversity. Ethnic issues began to tell their stories through the voice of Srinivas Krishma who returned to her Indian roots…Read Full Paper ❯
American film industry has the advantage of possessing an international reputation for making entertaining films. Images from American films are iconic, spanning from Clint Eastwood's urging to "make my…Read Full Paper ❯
Another classic example of this can be seen in the movie, Smokey and the Bandit starring Burt eynolds. In Smokey and the Bandit automobiles were used to exemplify sex…Read Full Paper ❯
Edit "List of Film Accents Considered to be the orst" ikipedia contains a page that is titled "List of film accents considered the worst," however this list seems woefully…Read Full Paper ❯
Not only does Nichols provide a good context for the many paradoxes that can confront film studies with his insightful and thoughtful introduction, but he also shows how sharing…Read Full Paper ❯
Film Awards The film industry produces experience goods for consumer enjoyment and consumption, and substantively relies on consumer differentiation for the economic success of movies. Moviegoers appear to differentiate films…Read Full Paper ❯
The relationship between the two women is strengthened as the film advances and as they discover that they have more things in common than they initially thought. The…Read Full Paper ❯
movie industry in America has been controlled by some of the monolithic companies which not only provided a place for making the movies, but also made the movies…Read Full Paper ❯
Even if it successfully brings back to life a story forgotten by the public and distinguishes itself from today's typical films, Disturbia is no match for Rear indow. It…Read Full Paper ❯
Holy Motors Movie Analysis Holy Motors: An Analysis Director Leos Carax has done it again. He has shocked the film industry with an abstract film focusing on the damaging power of…Read Full Paper ❯
digital age include worlds that are highly imaginative (eg. Harry Potter films). Films are sometimes conceived in a literary form and then turned into a script and a…Read Full Paper ❯
Even though they seem small, they are also ethical problems, and must be included in the definition when someone asks 'what is ethics' or 'is that ethical'? This…Read Full Paper ❯
An American Alex would be against classical music, with anarchists normally being associated with hard rock music. Moreover, he would find it perfectly normal to use drugs instead of…Read Full Paper ❯
exception, most of Director Frank Capra's greatest movies take place during the depression, 1929-1941, or shortly after. His films are unique in that they are some of the…Read Full Paper ❯
.....shift in the movie industry. Indeed, what used to be done exclusively or mainly in theaters and such is now something people do at home more and more. The…Read Full Paper ❯