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    Alyssa Famiglietti Film and Literature Professor Talbird Essay 1/Genre Analysis When it came to watching comedy films‚ I started realizing more and more that they ’regenerally all the same story line. You have numerous characters‚ where something bad happens‚or they get put into an obstacle which they need to overcome and of course Everything always works out in the end. Which makes sense when looking up the definition of Comedy‚ you see "a play‚ movie‚ etc.‚ of light and humorous character

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    recently become what movie fanatics are talking about and what viewers want to go see in the theaters. The reasoning behind this is because this genre has everything in it: horror‚ action‚ comedy and sometimes even romance. Viewers love that these films are all based out of the writer’s head: no plot‚ no rules‚ just their thoughts. When viewers go in the theater thinking this would never happen and they leave seeing how easy it would be for it to. I Am Legend (2007) and World War Z (2013) both use

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    Art vs. Art 1. Introduction Literature can‚ at times‚ have a fascinating connection with film. Whether it is a film or a piece of literature‚ both are written by someone that wants to leave an impact on an audience. However‚ movies and books have different roles. They each have different strong points: books give better characterization‚ stronger revelations and inner conflict‚ but movies create better mood with music and visuals/effects. You should always read the book first because it

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    BCM110.3 Project Synopsis Unit BCM110: Introduction to Digital Imagine Monique Dahl SAE/Qantm Institute Byron Bay Submitted in partial fulfilment of the Bachelor of Film Production Student Details Monique Dahl 109311 BFP.1110 FT 21 January 2013 Word Count: 3562 [The final word count taken from the body of the written report without direct quotations] Unit Coordinator/Lecturer: ELKA KERKOF[the current unit

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    Literature: An Inspiration for Film Masterpieces ought to have a muse. A muse doesn’t always need to be a beautiful woman femme fatale‚ either‚ as popular belief might suggest. It simply must be an inspiration; a child with a watering can for Renoir‚ a quarrel with a woman for Ray Charles. Inspiration can be everywhere‚ so why not in words? Literature can be- and often is- a grande muse for people. One of the most popular ways literature embraces it’s splendid inspirationalism is through the big

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    Art and Literature: A Comparison Art and writing are two very different ways of expressing oneself‚ but there are elements of artistic expression that remain common in both. Tone‚ theme‚ and structure are just a few of these elements. The works of Jasper Johns‚ "False Start‚" and‚ "Painting with Two Balls‚" as well as Annie Dillard’s‚ "Heaven and Earth in Jest‚" are comparable in that all three works of art use the aforementioned elements in order to reach the audience with a direct point‚ which

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    Although they all are their own independent films‚ there are undoubtedly several similarities between many of Alfred Hitchcock’s workings. Despite that they all may have different plot‚ the differences between the films are not very significant. There are three different types of Hitchcockian films that were watched in class; a psychological thriller (i.e.: Rope‚ Rear Window)‚ the unexpected action filled plot (i.e.: North By Northwest‚ The Man Who Knew Too Much)‚ and the mix of the two (i.e.:

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    The film that I choose is Scarface. In 1931 Howard Hawks directed the original film "Scarface" based off the novel by Armitae Trail. In any case‚ as a result of its depiction of violence about a ruthless and atrocious gangster‚ which it mixed up lots of controversy with the studios head office about censoring issues‚ which delayed the films debut until the following year of 1932. About half-century later‚ after the first Scarface was released‚ director Brian De Palma made his own remake of the great

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    Literature and Film in Horror Literature and film has been a large part of horror for a long time in history. Horror has been in literature since early 1200s because of the book called Inquisition. The book was largely inspired by religion and witchcraft. Film in horror started with the first horror film Le Manoir Du Diable by a French filmmaker named Georges Melies‚ this film was only two minutes long. Hopefully‚ in this paper you will learn about the history of literature and film in horror.

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    A Discussion of Heroism in Literature and Film Melissa Bushman‚ Yahoo! Contributor Network Mar 1‚ 2007 "Share your voice on Yahoo! websites. Defining Heroism Each individual has their own personal definition of heroism or more specifically the characteristics of a true hero. Some may believe that a hero must be a person of high morals‚ while others may believe that a hero must a brave person‚ and yet others may believe that a hero can conceivably be a hero by chance and must not possess

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    Literature vs. Film Literature can‚ at times‚ have a fascinating connection with film. In some cases‚ it is evident that the two are intertwined in many more ways than the average person may realize. Whether it is a film or a piece of literature‚ both are written by someone that wants to impact readers or a viewing audience. With that being said‚ it is always a question of whether or not the author accomplished his or her goal and if the audience was impacted in the way he or she wanted. Is this intent

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    Film: A Form of Literature and Understanding It The purpose of literature not only describes reality but also adds to it. It’s not merely a depiction of reality; it is rather a value-addition. Literary works are interpretations of the thinking patterns and social standards established in society. They are portrayals of the different aspects of everyday life. Literary works serve as a provision for thought and a boost for imagination and creativity. Reading and understanding literature can help

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    Arthurian Legend In the film‚ King Arthur‚ there are many similarities and differences when being compared to the novel. My main focus is on the many differences that change the relevance of the story. Arthur’s father is a Roman general from the Imperial Roman army and his mother is a Celtic woman. In the historical notes of the legend‚ Arthur’s father is Uther Pendragon‚ a famous Romano-British commander and one of Britain’s earlier kings‚ and his mother is Igraine‚ a beautiful young woman who

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    Many similarities can be observed between the tactics used historically in the battle of Stalingrad and the strategies described in each of the works chosen. The most prevalent battle strategies was hand-to-hand combat in order to siege control over buildings. In the movie‚ Stalingrad (2013)‚ hand to hand combat is used many times – primarily when the German forces are attempting to invade a house belonging to an innocent Russian girl named Katya’s. This is also the building in which a small Russian

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    was trying to portray. These differences are what made the film a close adaptation. The way dialogue is portrayed differs in the novel. The film has time and background music to elaborate on details. The novel has to keep the audience engaged. Camera angle also help portray this dialogue. Thes camera angles can “add meaning to the subject being filmed” (Desmond Hawkes p.28). In this aspect the characters can get into more detail in the film. The connection between Hugo and the Automaton and how

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    that absorb another’s life-force to satisfy the need for blood that serves as their only sustenance (Bunson‚ 1993). These creatures of the night are viewed as monstrosities and as killers; they are depicted as antagonists in novels. Whether in literature or film‚ there is always a fine line that separates vampires from humans (Yurguis‚ 2002). Many believe that the origin of the vampire came from the historical Vlad Tepes. Vlad was known for he ruled with an iron fist; he had the tendency to impale those

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    ENH255: Contemporary U.S. Literature and Film RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ADAPTATION ACROSS MEDIA AND MOTIF Miyazaki’s adoption of Jone’s children novel howl’s moving castle is undoubtedly the largest theatrical release of an animation in Japan. However‚ most importantly a critical approach to the film giving consideration to its source allows us to study Miyizaki’s version as a transformative adoption. Though the film retains most of its elements from the novel‚ Miyizaki adds a novel component of to

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    It seems like every day that a movie is being remade for theaters again‚ but are they any better or have any different of an outcome than they had before. I look to find out the answer in this essay where I decided to watch all of the “Annie” movies that were created and decide if it really is worth directors to spend their time remaking a past movie. That means I watched the original 1982 Annie‚ starring Aileen Quinn as Annie; the 1999 Annie‚ starring Alicia Morton as the young orphan; and the

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    1) EVOLUTION OF FILM In 1873‚ Leland Stanford‚ a former California Governor needed help in winning a bet that he had made with a friend. Stanford was convinced that horse in gallop had all four feet off the ground and was bent on proving it. Since it was impossible to prove such a thing by merely watching a horse race‚ he employed the services of Eadweard Muybridge‚ who was a well-known photographer. Muybridge worked on the problem for four years and finally came up with a solution in

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    A Comparison of Contemporary and Romance Literature Contemporary literature in the form of a short story consists of a plot‚ characters‚ point of view‚ setting‚ and theme (2). These elements can vary a great deal from one story to the next. An author of a short story also reveals a tone and a mood shown by his or her style of writing. Although romance literature contains the elements mentioned above‚ they are very different than those in short stories and are somewhat static from one tale

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