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  • Quentin Tarantino - 901 Words
    Quentin Tarantino Quentin Tarantino is one my favorite directors and actor of all time. Quentin Tarantino has many different genres of movie that he directed and majority of the movies he acts in are his own movies. The three this I will talk about are the movies he acts in, the movie he directed and finally the genre his likes the most. He has his own unique view how movie should be made and how they should be should. Majority of his movie have many different ways and he uses a lot of...
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  • Quentin Tarantino - 257 Words
    John Mayer Quentin Tarantino: An Annotated Bibliography "Everything Tarantino." Everything Tarantino. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. . Everything Tarantino is an informative fan website that has otherwise unknown information that fans have found out over time. Everything Tarantino list many things about Quentin Tarantino’s movies that are unknown to the normal viewer. Many can learn from this website’s knowledge of Quentin’s personal life and upcoming movies. This site also has a rumor...
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  • Michael Rennett Quentin Tarantino And
    Quentin Tarantino and the Director as DJ MICHAEL RENNETT I 1990S, TIMOTHY CORRIGAN DEFINED A NEW KIND OF film auteur as “celebrity,” exemplified by Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, and Oliver Stone. He describes these directors as selfpromotional machines, in which “the artistic expression of contemporary directors is fully bound up with the celebrity industry of Hollywood” (38–39). Essentially, contemporary directors are marketing themselves as a specific brand, and the films created by each...
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  • Quentin Tarantino - Adventures in Postmodern Cinema
    Quentin Tarantino: Adventures in Postmodern Cinema Elias Soh Quentin Tarantino: Adventures in Contemporary Postmodern Cinema 0700173H T03 Ms. Ng Kwee Hoon Film Theory & Criticism Quentin Tarantino: Adventures in Contemporary Postmodern Cinema Introduction Abstract FILMS written and directed by Quentin Tarantino between 1991 and 2004 have been variously admired for their styles, visual and verbal wit, three-dimensional characterization and character development and unique...
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  • Tarantino - 1331 Words
    Quentin Tarantino Since 1993 America has been blessed with the films of acclaimed director Quentin Tarantino. Not only is Tarantino a director he is also a screen writer and an actor. He has become a cult classic director directing films such as Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown. He is known for his graphic use of violence as well as sharp dialogue. He has a great way of keeping an audience entertained from the beginning of his movies until the end (Tarantino). Tarantino's originally plan...
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  • Tarantino - 1080 Words
    There are a variety of camera angles and types of shots that are considered typical of a Tarantino movie. He often frames characters with doorways and shows them opening and closing doors, and he often films characters from the back. He uses widely-imitated quick cuts of character's hands performing actions in extreme closeup, a technique reminiscent of Brian De Palma. He will use a long closeup of a person's face while someone else speaks off-screen (closeup of The Bride while Bill talks, of...
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  • The portrayal of death and violence in Quentin Tarantino´s artwork
    1. Table of content 1. Table of content 1 2. Introduction 2 3. Biographical details of Quentin Tarantino 3 3.1 Selected opinions from critics and media regarding Tarantino´s depiction of violence and death 5 3.2 Tarantino´s opinion on his depiction of violence and death 6 4. Django Unchained and the presentation of death and violence 7 4.1 Visualization of the Mandingo fight scene 8 4.1.2 Effect on the viewer 10 4.2 Visualization and effect of the final shootout 13 4.3 Picturization...
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  • A Guide to Tarantino - 3830 Words
    INTRO He is one of the great talents of his generation. A visionary who is willing to take big risks and has thus far garnered big rewards. Quentin Tarantino has developed a unique humorous, violent, and cutting edge style of filmmaking. In his screenplays, he writes quick dialogue exchanges that often seem meaningless to help the audience get to know his characters and this technique allows Tarantino to change the pace of his films very rapidly. Changing perspective and mixing discourse time...
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  • Auteur Essay: Tarantino and Lee Moulding Emotions
    A common goal for most modern directors is to engage the audience emotionally. It's a seemingly simple task that is often left by the wayside, half finished and ineffective. Those directors that do achieve this task, tend to make better movies. Two such directors are Ang Lee and Quentin Tarantino. The ways that they manipulate their audience's emotions are completely different yet they are both effective. Where Tarantino's manipulation of tension is unmatched in the modern world, Lee's grace and...
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  • How to Write a Movie Review
    How to Write a Movie Review Writing a movie review is a great way of expressing your opinion of a movie. The purpose of most movie reviews is to help the reader in determining whether they want to watch, rent or buy the movie. The review should give enough details about the movie that the reader can make an informed decision, without giving anyway any essentials such as the plot or any surprises. Below are our guidelines and tips for writing a good movie review. 1. Watch the movie...
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  • Pulp Fiction Narrative - 1092 Words
    Pulp Fiction is a controversial film, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, in 1994. It has almost everything you could wish for in a movie; drama, hilarity, intensity, action, thrills, fun, intelligence, romance, intimacy, over-the-top bravado, vulgarity, sweetness, humor, and soul-searching. The film is very raw and brutal, but has a unique sense of style that keeps the viewers entertained. It will build its way up gradually to an incredibly intense scene, before dropping down to a...
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  • Kill Bill Stylistic Analysis
    Jessie Lewis 02.09.2013 LWSJES004 Tutor’s name: Charne Simpson FAM1000S: Stylistic Analysis TRANSCRIPT: Kill Bill: Volume 1 (Tarantino, 2003) Chosen scene: 01:31:37 - 01:35:29 Shot Recorded Visual Image Recorded Phonetic Sound Noise, Sound, Writing 1a 1b 1c Slight high-angle MCU of O’Ren removing her shoes. Brief cut to The Bride watching O’Ren expectantly. Camera tracks forward following O’Ren walk very slowly leaving her shoes behind her....
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  • Pulp Fiction - 755 Words
    I based my movie project on the film, Pulp Fiction, by Quentin Tarantino. This film stars such names as John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, and Bruce Willis. The movie has a few different aspect that takes form thoughout the plot. One of which is about John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson's characters, who play a couple of deadly, cold hearted hit-men. Another is about an over the hill boxer, played by Bruce Willis, who scams the head boss of a mafia-like cartel for some big time...
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  • Pulp Fiction Movie Review
    Movie Review Pulp Fiction “A soft, moist, shapeless mass of matter. 2. A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter and being characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper.” That is what you first get a taste of in the 1994 movie, Pulp Fiction. This film was directed by Quentin Tarantino, this film is very unpredictable and very surprising. It makes thrill and action seekers get rid of all anything they thought they knew about this type of movie. In this film the director uses...
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  • Film Analysis - 1418 Words
    Quentin Tarantino- Film Analysis Quentin Tarantino is a brilliant producer who has some characteristics that just allows viewers to identify his films. His techniques he uses such as shots from the back, in hallways and opening and closing doors make Quentin Tarantino a well known name. In his films Pulp Fiction (1994), Kill Bill 1 (2003), and a co produced film Planet Terror (2007) which he did along with Robert Rodriguez, he uses his techniques to give the viewers eyes a wonderful ride....
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  • Reservoir Dogs - 1254 Words
    In chapter 5 of our book, it discusses aspects of cinematography, which included character blocking and film space. Film space calls attention to aspects of the film that the filmmaker wants the viewer to pay attention to. The way the shot is framed, is done to move the attention of the audience to a specific person or object within the shot. Blocking has to do with the location of the character within the frame. The placement of the characters can give them more importance, and can let...
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  • ‘Kill Bill: Vol 1’ (2003) – Challenging Censorship
    ‘Kill Bill: Vol 1’ (2003) – Challenging Censorship How ‘Kill Bill: Vol 1’ challenges censorship through the artistic aestheticisation of violence. Cult Ashley Barnett This essay is going to discuss how ‘Kill Bill: Vol 1’ challenges censorship through the artistic aestheticisation of violence. Regulations regarding film release have been in place since the dawn of home entertainment systems, enforcing laws and protocols about what can be viewed and by whom, this caution of who can view...
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  • Narrative Structure of Pulp Fiction
    Quentin Tarantino United States Of America - 1994 John Travolta, Samel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis Quentin Tarantino’s American crime film “Pulp Fiction” is organized through three separate but interrelated storylines. There is one story that constructed by three distinct stories. At the beginning of the sequences, titles are shown on the black screen which provides a recognizable source for narration.The first story-Vincent Vega and Marsellus Wallace’s wife- is about Vincent...
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  • Inspirational Directors Today - 643 Words
    Video Audio FADE IN: TITLE Influential Directors Today FADE OUT FADE IN with MS on Narrator who walks in frame right and sits at a stool. WIPE IN photograph of Reservoir Dogs cover art. WIPE OUT WIPE IN photograph of Pulp Fiction cover art. WIPE OUT WIPE IN photograph of Django Unchained cover art. WIPE OUT WIPE IN on MS of Narrator sitting in a stool. WIPE IN to Mr. Orange lying on the ground soaked in blood with gun in hand. Excerpt from Reservoir Dogs 00:00:26 –...
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  • Themes of Pulp Fiction 1
     Themes of Pulp Fiction Wesley Donald ENG225 There are arguably many themes within the film ‘Pulp Fiction’, but one theme sticks out above all of the others. No matter how far down the rabbit hole you may venture, redemption is still attainable if only you are willing to reach out and take it. Quention Terantino has a unique way of storytelling. He has a way of taking people that are outcasts, living on the very fringe of society and somehow making his audience like them. He...
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  • Reservoir Dogs - 921 Words
    1. A cult film. It is a known fact that taste in movies is something that is different for every person. But that doesn't mean people can't agree on anything in this matter. Some films capture the hearts of many people all over the world, and are loved and remembered by all. These films deserve a place in history books. We refer to them as ‘Classics'. E.g. Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Godfather … Of course not all films that are viewed by millions of people are classics. Some film...
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  • Pulp Fiction vs. Kill Bill
    Maciej Czechyra Professor Haden Film Appreciation Director Paper Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction vs. Kill Bill Vol. 1) Quentin Tarantino was born on March 27 1963 In Knoxville Tennessee. His mother, Connie, was a former nurse and healthcare executive while his father, Tony, had the career of an actor. However, his mother raised Quentin alone since his father left before he was born. At the age of two, his mother relocated to Torrance California. Here much of his childhood...
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  • Arts 100 - 1070 Words
    Introduction I have reviewed the film Reservoir Dogs directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film is about a jewelry heist gone totally wrong. The film involves different criminals. The film runs together from start to end with a basic plot and theme that matches every character from beginning to the bloody end. I will explain the theme, plot, character development, and style of film. I will explain the editing techniques used in this film and how the deviations from standard editing....
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  • Greatest Movie Ever Sold
    Due: Friday Sept. 21st at 11:00pm Worth: 25 pts Turn-in: dropbox Format: paragraph format, double-spaced, about 2 pages Directions: Watch the Greatest Movie Ever Sold: http://www.kaltura.com/index.php/kmc/preview/partner_id/757672/uiconf_id/6078042/entry_id/1_55m52amu/delivery/akamai As you watch the movie, take notes about significant ideas presented. After you have finished watching the movie, you will write a critique about the movie following the format below: Paragraph #1:...
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  • the moses expedition notes - 376 Words
    The Moses Expedition Book Talk Notes Written by Juan Gomez-Jurado Genre: Action, adventure, thriller (very thrilling) Story was written in short chapters Summary: Millionaire Raymond Kayn has spent decades trying to find the holy arc, an ancient religious artifact that is believed to contain the 10 commandments. A map was found inside a candle that was lost during the holocaust. He teams up with the Vatican, and creates a squad of 24 people and travels to Jordon to recover the missing arc....
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  • Tarentino Unleashed Django Unchained
    Tarantino Unleashed Django Unchained: Real Life Fake Story Rough Draft Mark A Holden ENG225: Introduction to Film Instructor: Renee Gurley April 8, 2013 Abstract The latest movie in the saga that is the demented genius of Quentin Tarentino, Django Unchained is an amazing movie. Though racked and steaming in controversy and an overabundance of the N-word, the story and the acting pulled it through. The trio of Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington ad Quentin Tarentino sang in such good...
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  • Reservoir Dogs - 1429 Words
    Reservoir Dogs Postmodernism theory when related to films can be described when the audience’s delay of skepticism is shattered, in order to free the audience’s grasp of the director’s work. Small changes are made to create a significant meaning in the audience’s mind. The director has created a piece of art that removes the audience from the conventional and emotional bond to the subject, creating a new perspective. Postmodern films apply the usage of four concepts: simulation, reusing...
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  • Pulp Fiction - a Sociological Debate
    Sociology 2XX Critically anlayse a popular culture ‘text’ utlising relevant theories and debates In sociological theory there are many concepts discussed that are utilized in the analyses of society and culture. Some of the main concepts are Postmodernism, Historical Materialism, Structuralism, Interpretive Sociology and Poststructuralism to name a few. These theories are relevant to the research of understanding certain or specific cultural texts. These concepts provide problems and...
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  • Pulp Fiction - 4672 Words
    Pulp Fiction, is considered by many to be a key example of post modernist cinema. Its use of non-linear narration, copious references to other movies and its off beat dialogue, combined with Tarantino's unique style make the viewer aware that there is something different about this movie from most Hollywood blockbusters. George Ritzer said that "in the modern world everything seems pretty clear-cut, (but) on the cusp of the postmodern world many things seem quite hazy." This is the case with...
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  • Review: Pulp Fiction - 793 Words
    Movie Review: Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction is one of the most daring, puzzling, and ultimately exciting pieces of cinema to hit the screen in years. As wholly original as it is a copy of hundreds of films before it about tales of hit-men and criminals, it dares you to step out of the dull and enter a colorful, exhilarating world that could only be Los Angeles. The intensity level of the movie is off the scale. People are laughing like crazy in the theater to the intelligent...
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  • Editing Analysis Paper - 783 Words
    Hunter Brown Professor McLeoy Writing Assignment #4 March 22, 2012 The editing style in the movie Reservoir Dogs by writer and director Quentin Tarantino is an example of a film going against the continuity editing style. When considering a movie to be using the continuity style the movie must consistent of a few editing techniques that are trying to envelope the audience into the story, and make them forget that they are watching a movie. Reservoir Dogs goes against continuity style...
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  • Film Review Essay (Pulp Fiction)
    Denis Salinas 04/23/2013 “Pulp Fiction” Film Review When giving a film and evaluation it is obvious that acting, setting and plot would fit in every gender, however to evaluate a crime movie the expectations and feedback changes. Crime movies are known for having a flexible plot that allows mystery and tension build up, characters and acting that will maintain their role alive and transfer emotions and dialog that stays clear and understandable. Writing that is able to keep the audience...
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  • sad09009 - 2226 Words
    For this paper I have chosen to focus my attention on the following two movies, a 1955 film Marty, directed by Delbert Mann and the 1992 film Reservoir Dogs directed by Quentin Tarantino. These are not the type of movies I would typically choose to write about because honestly, I didn’t really enjoy either of them. However, for some reason I find the movies very intriguing to write about and discuss. They held my attention from start to finish which is a difficult task for someone like me....
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  • Pulp Fiction: Movie Review
    MOVIE REVIEW, PULP FICTION JOE HERNANDEZ SOCI 220 – AMERICAN POP CULTURE Instructor: Odessa K. Chavous What is Pulp Fiction? I’d like to think it is one of the 5 best films ever made. Now why is that? You have every aspect that you are looking in a film. Great character actors, great theme, incredible soundtrack, and a story line that, when you leave the theater, you think to yours self, “oh sh**”. Now, all kidding aside, this is one of the best films ever made. Quentin Tarantino...
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  • Essay on Pulp Fiction - 471 Words
    Pulp fiction, an American crime movie directed by Quentin Tarantino, includes many different aspects of a thrilling lifestyle. Sex, drugs, and violence are what viewers want to see and that is exactly what’s shown in this movie. Many of the characters in the movie are drug addicts and it doesn't seem to affect them greatly. Although, the famous drug scene is horrifying and scary, the beginning it is known to glorify hard drugs and makes them look like a “good time.” When Vincent and Mia,...
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  • Compare/contrast articles - 1982 Words
    What It Takes To Write a Good Article Telling a story through writing is a practiced tactic as old as time. Each individual has a certain trait or skill that is brought to their writing, and it is due to this that a multitude of styles, or ways to write, have evolved over the years. It is also because of this that one may distinguish between a strongly written piece, and one that is poorly written. When thinking of a favorite book, or movie even, we remember those that show the most...
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  • Pulp Fiction Source Evaluations
    Barr, Kevin. "Narrative Structure in Film: 'Pulp Fiction' & 'Citizen Kane'" Suite101.com. N.p., 8 Feb. 2011. Web. 27 Oct. 2012. . Summary: The article "Narrative Structure in Film: 'Pulp Fiction' & 'Citizen Kane'” from Suite101.com by Kevin Barr evaluates the directing style of Quentin Tarantino in Pulp Fiction by delving into the reasons behind the unconventional narrative style (linear vs. fractured narrative). As such with how Vincent is shot dead by Butch, but returns on-screen a few...
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  • Reservoir Dogs - 1500 Words
    Reservoir Dogs The 1992 film, Reservoir Dogs, was written and directed my Quentin Tarantino. The film is claimed to fame for the usage of violent crime, pop culture, intense profanity and a nonlinear storyline. The use of low lighting, images, and music are elements that Tarantino used to create what is considered to be a great independent film. Quentin Tarantino has directed various other cinematic films, Reservoir Dogs, was the first film of his to provide a range of symbolic interpretation,...
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  • Pulp Fiction - 657 Words
    Probably the best film of the 1990s, well written with a great director and a superstar cast. Even if you've watched it many times it only gets better. If you want to see a great movie, watch Pulp Fiction. I am interested in many television programs, novels and films, but when posed the question to explain or evaluate a specific favorite, I easily choose Pulp Fiction. Released in 1994 and directed by Quentin Tarantino, the plot of this film lets you take a glimpse into the not so normal lives...
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  • Pulp fiction vs. reservoir dogs
    Quentin Tarantino has greatly improved his career since his first script in the late 1980’s.One of his latest achievements is his film Django, which grossed an astounding $425 million worldwide. However, his most iconic films are those that kick started his career such as: Pulp fiction and Reservoir Dogs. Although both movies are similar in content and dialogue, Pulp Fiction differs in its complexity, plot, budget and high profile cast. Tarantino’s first movie, Reservoir Dogs, had a lower...
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  • Book Report: In My Father's Den
    In My Father's Den (New Zealand-U.K.) By Russell Edwards Forbidden pasts and unlived futures are intimately entwined and judiciously unraveled in Kiwi meller "In My Father's Den." Adapted from the celebrated 1972 local novel by Maurice Gee, this feature bow by writer-director Brad McGann is a visually secure drama with an atmospheric edge and tastefully restrained artiness. Box office chances in English markets and Euro arthouses look good, while antipodean biz seems a shoo-in when...
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  • Tarantino's Women - 3091 Words
    Using Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof, produce a reading using the feminist approach. Feminist theory looks particularly at mainstream Hollywood cinema. To most feminist theorists, they are structured accordingly to the patriarchal point of view, making narrative, meaning and pleasure appealing to male audiences, and in turn disavowing women’s voice, representation and cinematic enjoyment. Feminists initially wanted to reassert women’s right to be political and social subjects....
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  • Pulp Fiction - 826 Words
    Pulp Fiction Throughout Quinton Tarantino's horribly graphic movie, Pulp Fiction, women are treated and referred to as inferior to men. Both the women characters and the dialogue in the movie suggest that women have to be taken care of and protected by men. Even the most powerful of the women characters in the movie, Mia, is looked after by one of her husband's thugs while he is out of town. On the other hand, Tarantino has the complete antithesis of Mia thrown in the movie to make women...
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  • Tarantino's Macguffin - 562 Words
    Throughout the reading of Vivian C. Sobchack’s “The Postmorbid Condition” one can understand certain themes presented like the concept of desensitization. Violence is a huge characteristic that has been presented in a vast variety of movies throughout the last century that has desensitized humans. Understanding this concept allows a viewer to portray characteristics of a film a little bit differently and allows them to see elements they may have not seen without that prior knowledge. The...
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  • Pulp Fiction Analysis - 1652 Words
    Pulp Fiction is a movie that almost everyone today has seen. However, it can be a difficult movie to understand if one is only looking for a straight story. Pulp fiction seems to have multiple stories being told almost simultaneously. Some will say it is about two hit men or a boxer, but the truth is there is no story behind the film. The whole purpose of the film is to parody every type of film movement created. From documentary as a style to Surrealism, this film leaves no movement out....
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  • The Toulmin System in Pulp Fiction
    The Toulmin System in Pulp Fiction Examples of argumentation and debate can be found in many places besides courtrooms and news channels. This paper will discuss a scene from the movie Pulp Fiction where one character, Vincent Vega, uses the Toulmin system to make an argument against another character, Jules Winnfield. First, I will give a brief overview of the movie, then analyze the aforementioned scene, detailing what parts of the dialogue are claims, evidence, warrants, backing and...
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  • Pulp Fiction- Analysis - 1048 Words
    Jason Moloney Student No.112463398 Diagnostic Essay: Analyse any text of your choice. The text that I am analysing is ‘Pulp Fiction’, a film produced in 1994. It was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, who also had a modest role in the film. It is not your everyday normal American crime film; in between the violence and drugs, Tarantino includes in-depth conversations between characters on meaningless “pulp”. References to European food culture,...
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  • Analyzing and Interpreting Film - 525 Words
    Liz G. Analyzing and Interpreting Film I have never taken the time to analyze or interpret a film, and I think that I have missed the opportunity to notice that everything we see and hear on screen is put there on purpose, and everything adds to the overall meaning. The film I will be analyzing is Pulp Fiction. I will discuss the production elements (acting, lighting, camera angles, etc.) plus the story elements (character, plot, theme, etc.) that put together the story. Detail plays a...
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  • Django - 2111 Words
     Film Critique for the Movie D’Jango Unchained Shantekia Gooch Ashford University ENG: 225 Introduction to Film Professor Matthew Minicucci February 18, 20013 There are many elements that assist in the successful development of a film. In the essence of the film’s production there are many key people that play a significant role in bringing the pieces of the film together. Not only do the actors’ skills in acting play a great part in any films...
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  • MariaEmiliaAguilarLopez FashionRetailBrandingandVIsualMerchandising ISHE2013 - 1736 Words
    Image Analysis Pulp Fiction Introduction to Study Higher Education Fashion Retail Branding and Visual Merchandising Maria Emilia Aguilar Lopez / AGU13395725 2 DESCRIPTION The poster shown above corresponds to the Pulp Fiction film released in 1994. The image shows a dark haired and blue-eyed woman lying on a bed wearing red lipstick and a black outfit. She is wearing a black top, a pair of black trousers, a pair of black-heeled shoes and a necklace similar to a locket. She has a...
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  • Compare and Contrast 12 Years a Slave and Django Unchained
     For my essay I will compare and contrast the themes between 12 Years a Slave and Django Unchained, two movies that differ immensely when it comes to the direction and delivery of their respective plots; while still holding some key similarities such as their motifs and themes throughout both films. It's those similarities however is also where we can dissect the corresponding differences such as how “heroes” and “villains” are portrayed entirely different from one another. And by using key...
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  • Final Exam English True War Story
    Shailey Ostlund Final Exam—English 11 AP For a story to be considered a true war story, according to Tim O’Brien in his book The Things They Carried, it has to fit specific parameters set up by O’Brien himself. There has to be no moral, no generalizations, no covering up the brutality of war, and it doesn't have to be real. The characters and plot points don't have to be real or even believable this is true, however the story does have to portray real feelings and emotions about war, and not...
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  • Pulp Fiction - 374 Words
    Daniela Gonzalez October 29, 2014 Humanities Pulp Fiction Pulp Fiction was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino in 1994. Winning an Academy Award, Pulp Fiction is 20th century classic very popular amongst the generations that came after being released. Tarantino achieves humor through a well written and witty dialogue that uses classical narrative elements such as parallelism. Characters wander between the four overlapping narratives. He deliberately confuses the audience with...
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  • Pogo's Lead Breakfast: An Exploration of Tarantino's Pulp Fiction
    Pogo – Lead Breakfast (‘Pulp Fiction’ Remix): That’s a Tasty Remix! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7Ad1AuHriI) Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, is an Australian electronic music producer and remixer who specializes in remixing movies in both audio and video ways. Extracting specific sound effects from the movies to create beats, and chopping dialogues to create vocals for his songs, Pogo always succeeds at creating a new interesting piece out of old material. This particular remix, titled “Lead...
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  • Pulp Fiction - 897 Words
    Ethical Values in Pulp Fiction Pulp fiction is a movie filled with drugs, violence, gambling, and pop iconography, describing how real-life society is going towards the “death of god” era; a life without morals. A lot of movie critics would say that Jules (Samuel L. Jackson) and Vincent (John Travolta) possess no ethical values, no sense of morality. They also say that the movie does not convey a message. The movie does convey a message; Quentin Tarantino just masks it behind the...
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  • Film Comparison Reservoir Dogs and the Killing
    Directed by Stanley Kubrick and released in 1956, The Killing has resonated through the years as an influential and groundbreaking story of a botched bank robbery told through the eyes of each different characters point of view. The scenes are strategically organized out of order and lead the story through a maze of plot advancements. Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs opened in October 1992 and draws many influences and themes from Kubrick’s film. The unorthodox arrangement of scenes...
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  • Pulp Fiction - 1720 Words
    Name: Jonathan Kadish (567731) Module: ENGL 3004 Tutor: Prof. G. Gaylard Elective: Celluloid Metafiction Due date: 16 August 2013 Topic: Write a critical analysis of the significance of the non-linear narrative of Pulp Fiction. English 3004: Post Modernism Pulp Fiction This essay will discuss the many original and revolutionary themes as well as cinematic techniques employed by Quentin Tarantino in his film Pulp Fiction,...
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  • Hero - 508 Words
    Phillip A. Wikina 2012 College Essay A Hero Since my days as a youngster, I found myself fascinated in Saturday morning action cartoons, fantasy novels, comic books, video games and Japanese manga and anime. I’d stay up all night reading Superman and would wake up early to watch Power Rangers on Saturday mornings. And man did I watch it all, read it all; everyday all day, inspiring me even today. And despite my families distain for it all, I embraced it; the lore behind it all,...
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  • Inglourious Basterds - 1042 Words
    Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino’s film Inglourious Basterds is a whole lot of movie. Upon purchased the DVD one aspect that was brought to my attention was the misspelled title. This film, despite popular belief, is overwhelmingly good and tastefully produced. In this motion picture Tarantino shows that there is a mature side to his film production as opposed to his earlier film of slightly childish nature like Kill Bill and Death Proof. This side is still talkative but prone to...
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  • Kill Bill Review - 509 Words
    Film Review: Kill Bill Volume 1 – The Spaghettiest of them all “Revenge is a dish best served cold”. Kill Bill: Volume One is a clever and slick rape-revenge, terrifically tying together film genres from Italian spaghetti westerns, Japanese Samurai movies and Hong Kong martial arts flicks. Quentin Tarintino is back. It’s been seven years since the release of ‘Jackie Brown’ and boy does he makes an impact. Once again Tarantino has managed to bring back the once popular film genres and...
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  • Pulp Fiction Analysis - 714 Words
    Taylor Rogers 4/8/12 O’Neal Paper 3 ENGL 1023 Character Analysis Can one character make an entire script move with reason? In the script “Pulp Fiction” by Quentin Tarantino Vincent Vega is that voice of reason that makes the entire script move. In the script “Pulp Fiction” by Tarantino Vincent Vega is portrayed and used as the voice of reason, and always uses logic to get to his final assumptions. In the first scene we come across Vincent he is talking to Jules...
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  • Pulp Fiction - 1243 Words
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