Category: Film

  • Five Most Popular Streaming Shows

    Five Most Popular Streaming Shows

    The world of streaming television has exploded in popularity in recent years, with hundreds of shows available to watch at the click of a button. While it can be overwhelming to choose what to watch, there are a few shows that stand out as the most popular. Here are the top five streaming TV shows…

  • Edgar Allen Poe & George Eliot Essay

    Edgar Allen Poe and George Eliot were two of the most iconic and influential writers in the history of literature. Both were born in the early 19th century and achieved widespread fame and success during their lifetimes. While they lived in different parts of the world and experienced different challenges and triumphs, there are several…

  • Essay on Christy Marx

    Game Designer, Author, Screenwriter 1952-present Most famous game: Conquests of Camelot (1990) Christy Marx is a pioneering computer programmer and video game designer who has made significant contributions to the development of the video game industry. Born in 1953, Marx received her bachelor’s degree in computer science from California State University, Long Beach and later worked as…

  • Where Wild and West Meet

    Blazing Saddles, by Mel Brooks, is a very funny film making fun of a serious issue in the time surrounding the making of this movie.

  • Footage of Combat

    From its post-Saving Private Ryan/Band of Brothers footage of combat on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima to its bland home front drama of soldiers coping with the inner conflicts of their celebrity her

  • Japanese Film Auteur Akira Kurosawa

    Japanese film auteur Akira Kurosawa is widely considered one of the most influential directors in cinema history.

  • Oliver Stone: Autuer of Historical Dramas

    With 3 academy awards and another 8 nominations, Oliver Stone is a highly accomplished filmmaker.

  • Dystopian Literature and Film – The Matrix and V for Vendetta

    How does The Matrix blend most of the other works of dystopian fiction we have discussed in class?

  • Crash – Movie Review | Paul Haggis 2004

    “I think we miss that touch so much, that we crash into each other just so we can feel something.”

  • Finding Forester – Written by Mike Rich

    Finding Forrester is a remarkable film written by Mike Rich. He portrays how completely different people can come together to help each other and in the end become like family. The plot of this movie has some important moral teachings. “Finding Forrest” is a very special story that tells people that anyone can be a…

  • The Ultimate Gift

    I have seen a lot of movies with different plots, themes and meanings, but the “The Ultimate Gift” film by stood out among the others. It had a very special plot and took me a while to fully understand the meaning the film gave. The movie began with the funeral of Red Stevens, a very…

  • Andromeda Strain

    In the opening incident of the movie “Andromeda Strain,” a space probe sent into the upper atmosphere of earth crashes unexpectedly in a remote area of Arizona. The probe was sent up to determine if there were any organisms capable of survival in space. When the probe landed, two men from the Military were sent…

  • “Fight Club” – Analysis

    Reading in-between the lines: An analysis of “Fight Club” A novel by Chuck Palahniuk A film directed by David Fincher “You are not your job. You are not how much you have in the bank. You are not the contents of your wallet. You are not your khakis. You are not a beautiful and unique…

  • Big Fish: You Can Acheive Anything

    Human beings have the ability to achieve anything. Once he or she has ambition, goals can be achieved even in the presence of obstacles. Therefore, there is no need to settle for mediocrity, because once the mind can perceive it, it can be achieved. Big Fish is about Edward’s stories, the message they portray, and…

  • The Many Roads to Perdition

    Michael Sullivan Jr. is the son of an enforcer for John Rooney, an Irish American crime boss in the Midwest during the great depression. Our first sight of Michael is in the opening of the movie when he is riding his bike to a local convenience store to get paid for a paper route that…

  • The Analyses of three African films with reference to Ubuntu

    ‘The Return of Sarah Baartman’ (2002) In Zola Maseko’s ‘The Return of Sarah Baartman’ (2002) with reference to the ‘Life and Times of Sarah Baartman’ (1998), it is communicated that Sarah Baartman was a Khoi Khios and her people were South Africa’s indigenous first nation who had been slaughtered in the colonial hunting raid.

  • “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”

    Locked-in syndrome is a condition when a person is completely awake and aware of their surroundings but cannot move any voluntary muscle except their eyes. Locked-in syndrome is caused by strokes that cause lesions to your brain stem and damage the ventral pons.

  • Psychoanalytic-Feminist Study of American Slasher Film

    Woman as castrator: A psychoanalytic-feminist study of the castrating mother and Final Girl in the American slasher film. This dissertation will explore how the woman is portrayed as castrator in the American slasher film using the critical approach of psychoanalytic-feminism. This will be achieved by analysing the female character as castrating mother and Final Girl.

  • Heroism in Gattaca (Film)

    “Identify and evaluate what human qualities Gattaca considers to be heroic. Do you agree with the film’s views?” Gattaca is a film that conveys many messages regarding what human qualities constitute heroism. Vincent Freeman is usually the character through which these qualities are highlighted and explored. It is often suggested that Vincent’s journey through Gattaca…

  • Documentary films

    A documentary film is a broad category of filmmaking practice that tries to document reality. It is a film genre that attempts to portray realism in the sense that it presents ‘actual’ people, places, activities and events. The fact that it documents ‘actual’ means that documentary films deal with fact and not fiction.

  • Bollywood Film Festival

    The film festival that I have enjoyed to most is an Indian film festival held at New Delhi in December 2005. There were great movies with different stories were released in that film festival. One of the reasons why I liked this festival is, the actors and actress of each individual movies, were excellent in…

  • Analytical Consideration in Filmmaking

    Filmmaking is a collaborative effort with several elements that are worthy of analytical consideration. The success of a film is dependent upon telling a story that is cohesive and interesting through the use of cinematic elements, talented actors, and a host of other factors that affect the films quality. The ability to analyze these elements…

  • Do The Right Thing: Stereotype Analysis

    In Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing, five characters of different races turn directly to the camera and angrily vociferate a long list of racial slurs about other ethnicities that, in the end, leaves the viewer wondering what hit them. One hears time old slanders and massive generalizations, combined with new sounding stereotypes that everybody…

  • Dave Chappelle’s – Block Party

    In the summer of 2004, one man had a vision. This man, a comedian and actor named Dave Chappelle, wanted to throw a giant block party in the heart of the Bronx. Chappelle compiled a variety of acts to play at his concert, ranging from contemporary stars like Kanye West to unlikely reunion acts such…

  • The Notebook movie review

    Hello, friends! I want to tell you about my favorite movie – The Notebook. This movies about the old man in nursing home reads the tale to old woman each day. The Tale, which he reads follows two young lovers named Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun. They have met one evening in