• comparison and contrast paper
    Comparison and Contrast Recently while watching two old film classics, Vertigo and Notorious, I found myself thinking of other movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Most of his movies have many things in common, while remaining completely independent of each other. These two films have different...
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  • Vertigo
    Vertigo Vertigo is a very deeply loved masterpiece of Alfred Hitchcock’s. He made a stack of movies, yet Vertigo happens to be my favorite. The movie is about the inner and outer journey of two characters involved willingly and unwillingly in a set-up. In fact, there were a lot of behind the scenes...
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  • Mise En Scene
    used by big name Hollywood directors. An example of such is ‘Vertigo’ directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1958. Tom Tykwer was a fan of Hitchcock and was familiar with his work. He decided to administer two (2) of his ideas. Similar to Vertigo, there was a significant reference to spirals. For example, in...
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  • The Development and Applications of the Zoom Lens in Cinematography
    002 Term Paper The Development and Applications of the Zoom Lens in Cinematography With the birth of cinema just over a hundred years ago, the progresses made between now and then on the techniques of cinematography have never ceased to amaze audiences. Certainly, many of us could remount...
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  • Film as Mirror in Hitchcock's Vertigo
    Film as Mirror in Hitchcock's Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is a master's class in subtle and effective filmmaking - its noirish tale of obsession and loss is considered one of his best works. This is due in no small part to the directors' use of the various elements of film as a mirror. Hitchcock...
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  • Vertigo
    10-16-08 In this essay I will be comparing two films, ‘Vertigo’, and ‘Trust’. I picked these movies off the list not knowing what they were about, but the synopsis I read on them sounded interesting. I will discuss the use of cinematography and the genres of the films, and describe how effective they...
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  • Spellbound & Freud
    unconscious mind through dreams and wrote an entire book about it. The movie Spellbound embraces Freud’s ideas and Alfred Hitchcock and Salvador Dali use cinematography to weave them into a riveting suspense filled cinematic ride. Dr. Peterson is a stifled, straight-laced, psychologist that works at Green Manors...
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  • Citizen Kane Not the Top Film of All Time.
    change motion picture history. The voters from the Sight and Sound poll stripped Citizen Kane of its title as the best film ever made. A movie titled Vertigo, which had lingered behind Kane for thirty years, took the place of Citizen Kane on the best films list. Since 1962, Citizen Kane had held that title...
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  • Orson Welles
    greatest film of all time in five consecutive Sight & Sound's polls of critics, until it was displaced by Vertigo in the 2012 poll. Citizen Kane is particularly praised for its innovative cinematography, music, and narrative structure. The story is examines the life and legacy of Charles Foster Kane, played...
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  • Film Auteurs
    breathtaking still image. I noticed this when watching The World of Apu when the Indian countryside was shown. When one hears the phrase "artistic cinematography" the work of Satyajit Ray should come to mind. He uses a wonderful blend of light and shadow, which I liked the most, in the river-bathing scene...
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  • Attach
    is due Week 15, Friday the 11th of November 2011. 1. Form aiding content – Focusing on one or two topics (sound, mise en scene, cinematography, editing) discussed during the semester, critically discuss the impact it has/have on storytelling. The film analysed must be a film screened during...
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  • Rear Window
    twenty minutes, received only four Academy Award nominations (with no Oscars): Best Director, Best Screenplay (John Michael Hayes), Best Color Cinematography (Robert Burks), and Best Sound Recording. Un-nominated for her erotically-charged performance in this film as a rich society woman, the glowingly-beautiful...
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  • Significance of Film
    but one of the best points of film is that it tells a story. But making a film is not just storytelling. You have to mind other elements such as cinematography, lighting, editing, location and etc. to make a film. Every single detail in the film should be well thought of. It is one way of letting the audience...
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  • Film Auterism
    feeling throughout most of the film which is strengthened through his camera angles, zooms, and the soundtrack. Take for example the dream sequence in Vertigo. The colors and music during his dream keep the audience on the edge of their seat and it finally culminates in a long close up of a very frightened...
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  • Film
    plotline in Traffic. Your Answer: | Camera angle | | Correct Answer: | Color scheme | |   See pp. 98-99 2. Identify four elements of cinematography Your Answer: | (blank) | 3. When viewers see a projected film, they see images changing at a rate of ________________. Your Answer: | Ten...
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  • Us Cinema of the 20th Century
    robust directors from 1930-1969. Walt Disney [pic] Walt Disney is without a doubt one of the most successful and known directors of American cinematography. He directed, produced, narrated, animated, and voice acted for many of his works. His company, The Walt Disney Company, earns annual revenues...
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  • Movie Review "Rare Window"
    Corey, and Thelma Ritter make the film exceptional. “Rare window” was “nominated for an Oscar in 1955 in the following four categories: best cinematography, color (Robert Burks); best director (Alfred Hitchcock); best sound, recording (Loren L. Ryder (Paramount)); best writing, screenplay (John...
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  • Cine
    inner state of characters 2. Lighting stylized to express inner states 3. Performance Style/Blocking--jerky gestures express inner torment r Cinematography s Such as focus, framing, camera movement, film stocks 1. Stationary camera 2. Long shots (few close-ups) 3. Minimal editing Kammerspielfilm ...
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  • Best Ciniematography Films
    Red / Beatty 55. 2001: A Space Odyssey / Kubrick 56. Seven Samurai / Kurosawa 57. Titanic 58. Unforgiven 59. Stalker / Tarkovski 60. Vertigo / Hitchcock 61. The Element of Crime - Tom Elling 62. Blood Simple - Barry Sonnenfeld 63. Godfather 1 & 2 64. Empire of the Sun 65. Frida ...
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  • Hell
    Midnight, Citizen Kane is regarded as the best film of all time. Just recently it was overtaken by another great director’s work Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo. For years and years it was voted by peers, critics, and fans as the greatest film of all time. The film which was the first of Orson’s 3 picture deal...
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