• Rhetoric and Stereotypes
    high above the ground. The lighting effects our reaction to understanding certain characters by certain angles cause us to be more on the edge of our seats in this scene. The sort of mood the lighting evokes is a very intense atmosphere that makes you wonder what is going to happen next, makes you...
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  • A Quickie
    lighting affect our emotional understanding of certain characters? What sort of mood does the lighting evoke? How does lighting impact the overall story the filmmaker is attempting to tell? Describe the setting, including the time period, location, and culture in which the film takes place. Light...
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  • Cape Literature Ia "Much Ado About Nothing" by William Shakespeare
    , most surprising of all, emotionally alive” (May 7th, 1993). Lighting, music and technology enhance the various moods that perpetuate the film and Branagh is thus able to overcome language barriers, which enables the performance to be more understandable for a modern audience. The movie is assumed...
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  • Essay
    cutback to the original shot. Freeze Frame – The effect of seemingly stopping a film in order to focus in on one event or element. Eye-line Match – A type of edit which cuts from one character to what that character has been looking at. Flashback – A scene or moment in a film in which the audience...
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  • Representation in Cloverfield
    equilibrium is shot in daylight naturalistic lighting. The disequilibrium is clearly the arrival of the monstrous abject which is signalled in the film with the power cut and lights of the skyscrapers going out. Most of the disequilibrium is shot in low key naturalistic lighting. It is debatable to what...
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  • Miss
    you have come to understand each particular lighting effect. What lighting do you associate with the following film genres? horror westerns love stories action Look at the beach scene and think about how the lighting affects our understanding of the situation and the characters’ behaviour and then...
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  • Play
    Emotional Response to This Is England fight scene This Is England directed by Shane Meadows is a portrayal of skinheads in thatcher’s 80s England. The film is writhe with violent, racist and sad scenes that evoke a strong emotional response from the audience. In particular during the final...
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  • Marjuana and Ptsd
    remain in viewers eye, they seem immortal. D. MUSIC Music is also a technique to evoke mood, especially if it is used in the beginning (Psycho). This music, often called the overture or Theme, is often repeated throughout the film in different keys or different tempos. In mysteries, of course, music...
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  • Shaun of the Dead: in-Depth Code Analysis
    love and win her back. The variety of conventions in the film elicits a wider range of emotions as the three genres that the film conforms to are very different and evoke different reactions. The main purpose of a horror film is to instill fear and cause suspense, drawing gasps and screams of shock...
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  • Elements of Design
    in the National spelling bee and she also gave the children the definition if they as what a word means. The scene uses the basic lighting set-up, which includes key, fill, and back lights. These light sources are crucial in capturing the mood or theme of the film. This can also be adjusted...
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  • Epthelium
    the filmmaker interview and for what purpose?) Dramatizations Note how camera angles, lighting, music, narration, and/or editing contribute to creating an atmosphere in this film. What is the mood or tone of the film? What emotions does the film...
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  • Film
    , this is the main job of the cinematographer. (4.2 What is a Cinematographer, 2011,. Film: From Watching to Seeing) What is a Mise en scene do? The mise en scène is interpreted and intensified by the cinematographer, and one key element—the lighting—is designed by the cinematographer. (4.3 How...
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  • Sleep
    in mind the direction of the film. “Juno” is a film that has a sort of dual moods that are generated when all aspects of the film come together. Another way that a film can be seen as unified would be the time in which the movie takes place. Movies usually show unity by showing a cause and effect of...
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  • Taxi Driver Analysis
     not influenced by a host of German émigrés in the 1970s, does  seem to have adopted expressionist techniques in Taxi Driver. The opening montage, for exam­ ple,   establishes   the   dark,   uncertain   mood   that   pervades   the   remainder   of   the   film.   As   the  Bernard Herrmann’s...
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  • Critical
    realistic or nonrealistic? • Does it help create mood? Explain. What mood does the light and color evoke from the audience? Is there any sense of mood in the lighting pre-show? How does this set atmosphere • Are all actors properly lit? Can we see their faces? If there are times when we can’t see their...
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  • Enemy of the State
    during indoor scenes helps contribute to the overall paranoid, claustrophobic feel of the film. Director Tony Scott clearly demonstrates his ability to use cameral angles and lighting to evoke the feelings central to the theme of the film. Tony Scott has a reputation as a master of the visually...
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  • Witness Analysis
    , point of view shots and framing shots of key events, using doors and windows to direct visual attention. Lighting is a crucial element in the establishment of atmosphere, mood and shape anticipation. Jarre’s soundtrack uses a recurring anthem motif at key scenes in the narrative. Opening Scene...
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  • Analyzing a Movie 1
    frame settings. Is the sound used to transition between scenes? Does the sound evoke a particular mood, or gauge speed, momentum or state of suspense or reflection? Analyze what is the purpose of the sound used in important scenes of a movie. Sound is able to influence what we see and...
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  • Atomic Pepper
    us think. We hear the sound of metal crashing into metal or the crescendo of the music we know that something dramatic is about to happen or is happening. The mise en scene is what is put in each scene of a film that can create an ambiance, establish the importance of a character, or evoke an...
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  • Adaptations Andtransformations Comparative Essay
    , Scott does away with the desolate city and the emphasis on the “fallout” of nuclear war that was described in Dick’s original novel. Rather, he combines elements of film noir and cyberpunk to produce eerily prophetic undertones of capitalism and technological advancement that are integral to science...
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