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The movie was produced in 1994 and was greatly affected by events occurring in that time period. Part of this influence can be seen in the film’s… Concerns of the 90s are also brought out in the film, including increased violence, changing rates and types of drug use and cultural oddities such as all over body piercings. Each character has their own…
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Femininity in American Cinema
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The attempt to implement some form of categorization of human characteristics and behaviors into the two seemingly distinct classes, namely "feminine" and "masculine" would be to openly rely on the currently dominant, yet often misrepresented culture of society, as well as to lay stress on the dependence of the perspectives on the essentialist notions of the binary woman/man[1].…
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Femininity in American Cinema
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The attempt to implement some form of categorization of human characteristics and behaviors into the two seemingly distinct classes, namely "feminine" and "masculine" would be to openly rely on the currently dominant, yet often misrepresented culture of society, as well as to… Most Hollywood pictures were based on scripts which had a plainly obvious adherence…
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Feminism in American Cinema
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This essay attempts to show that feminism in American cinema is full of unfulfilled promises, and that despite the best of intentions the results have been much less than what was expected and what could have been achieved. Three articles from the readings - by De Lauretis, Mayne, and Hammett - will be used to support the arguments showing that feminism in American cinema over-promised and under-delivered and that they were driven by their over-powering ambition to use masculine logic in order to change and transform gender-biased patriarchal social structures with the use of pass intellectual fads that were verbalized by a troupe of homosexual male (Foucault), Freudian (Lacan) and Marxist (…
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Latin American Cinema (mexico)
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Los Olivadados by Luis Bunuel is a cinema that has truly changed the parameters and paraphrase of Latin American motion pictures, despite of being the odd bird from the director’s nest. The film is essentially surreal and satiric in nature that exposes the defensive protest… The film focuses on the mansions and estates of the happy wealthy class and director…
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American Cinema in the 1960s
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The reason for such trends was mostly alluded to the prevailing times of political turmoil and unrest. The poverty occurring due to the Depression, led a lot of producers to shut… There is no doubt that Michael Moore has indeed been a very great influence on contemporary film making as he is a complete democrat who does not fight shy of bringing into the…
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Critique of Feminism in American Cinema
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The essay attempts to show how and why the development of feminism in American cinema continues to be filled with bright opportunities. Although past achievements have been substantial, despite the best of intentions, the results were below what could have been achieved.… In the process, feminist ideologies in American cinema were hijacked, distracted,…
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American Cinema into the 21st Century
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The United States has dominated the film industry since 1916 (Toth 2009), and it seems they will continue to do so, as stated best by Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear, “to infinity and beyond!… The Social and Economic Context of the Period In the late 1980s to the early 1990s, the term “popular culture” became a mainstay, due to the dominance of culture in American…
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Latin American Cinema (cuban, Strawberry and Chocolate)
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In order that we critically examine the film Memories of Underdevelopment, we must first look into the attitude and personality of the film’s celebrated director Tomas Gutierrez Alea. Mr. Gutierrez Alea has been a controversial filmmaker, who developed his own film culture in… Describing those days, the film under discussion qualifies as a Cuban cinema with…
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Ancient Greek Sculpture and the American Cinema
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The evolution of ancient Greek sculpture from 600 to 323 BC reflects the development of the American cinema since its start more than 100 years ago. Both artistic styles began with rudimentary, rigid conception and presentation that, while entirely functional and remarkable for their time, were destined to be outdone by later artists.… Sculptures of the…
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Film 152G Contemporary american cinema
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While watching a DVD of Ridley Scott's Alien with friends, an event occurred which may say more about the increasingly crass behavior of my friends than about the film but, upon reflection, I am not so certain. When Ripley, played by Sigourney Weaver, had supposedly vanquished the alien terror and was bedding her cat down, she bent over.… Scott had chosen that…
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Primary criticisms of American Cinema and Griffith's montage by Sergei Eisenstein
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At the early development of film theories, D.W. Griffith has provided certain movies that defined the base grammar of cinema and editing. … At the core of their opinions, the ideas have come out of different philosophies asserting the importance of arts and esthetic medium to provide education or entertainment to people. In later age, as the American cinema…
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The influence of Bunuel on Latin American Cinema
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The paper explores the surrealism and Luis Buñuel in the context of cinema. Surrealism originated from the art movement Dada. The main goal of Dadaism was “to attack established concepts and values of art and to replace them with the power of chance and the irrational” … The paper "The influence of Bunuel on Latin American Cinema" concerns the surrealism and…
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American independent cinema
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Hollywood has become synonymous with world-class quality cinema. Because of marketing and promotional dominance and state-of the-art technology in film production, any film produced here will afterwards become global cinematic masterpieces, with millions of viewers scrimmaging for front seats in cinema houses just to watch Hollywood celebrities.… But its…
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Representation of the Feminine in American Feminist Cinema
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This thesis explores the development of feminism in American cinema as a way to encourage greater equality between the sexes by focusing on the evolving representation of femininity and why such is a significant achievement against the opposing efforts of a predominantly masculine establishment. … The film "Rebecca" shows how women who strayed outside the…
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Little Miss Sunshine as Example of American Independent Cinema
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Cinema School name Little Miss Sunshine Independent film in America is generally defined as any professionally shot feature length film that is created outside of the major studios of Hollywood.… This enables studios to 'test' more experimental films, taking the more successful of these to greater box office success without risking the reputation of the major…
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LATIN AMERICAN JEWISH LITERATURE AND CINEMA
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The Jewish First Born son Name Institution The Jewish First Born Son Introduction A first born male child is given a special status in Judaism. The birth of the first born son is considered a special occasion proceeded by various ceremonies. In addition, the first born male child has special rights concerning certain religious obligations and inheritance.…
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Third Cinema
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Though it originated in a so called ‘Third World’ nation, it did not remain confined with the developing countries. At the time of its… In 1968, after jointly directing a film: La Hora de los Hornos (Hour of the Furnaces), Solanas and Getino wrote their manifesto known as hacia un tercer cine (towards a third cinema). There the authors had identified three…
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The Cinema of Attractions
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The development of early cinema can be considered as a new stage of social life of people. This development is considered to be one of the most important inventions. … Still, the cinema of attractions is a way of the audience identification and the reflection of the needs of the society of nineteenth and early twentieth century. In case the cinema was able to…
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Hollywood Cinema
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This paper talks that Cinema largely affected the women folk of the nation.The author finds out the traces of Hollywood in the curtains of the drawing room to the bed linens and night gowns of that period. In fact, cinema had its most enchanting influence on the people of America during its earliest years.… cal implication of women getting more and more…
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Essay on Third Cinema
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Third Cinema is considered to be a form of an opposition cinema to the established film making schools of the capitalist countries. Though it originated in a so called ‘Third World’ nation, it did not remain confined with the developing countries.… The term ‘Third Cinema’ was coined by in the 1960s by two filmmakers from Argentina: Fernando Solanas and Octavio…
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American Cinena in the 60s70s
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The American Cinema in the 1960's is also known as New or Post Classical Hollywood and was the time of such Classics as Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and the Graduate (1967) and the work of young filmmakers who brought new traditions into the production and theme of Hollywood movies.… This was the age of the mini skirt and the war against racial stereotyping. This…
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Classical Hollywood Cinema
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The distinctive style of filmmaking which reigned in Hollywood between the1920s to 1960s has been called the period of ‘Classical Hollywood Cinema,’ a term first used by researchers Janet Staiger, Kristin Thompson and David Bordwell, to describe the pattern of filmmaking in… This style of filmmaking is based on an invisible style, where the camera and sound…
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Film theory, Third Cinema, First Cinema
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Representation and the construction of stereotypes typify the imperial cinema, underscoring its racial and gender bias. This was depicted in the films, Sanders of the River (1935) and Indochine (1992). … The film contained many symbolisms, which, according to Loomba are necessary in imagining nationhood and building nations (215). In the film, the British were…
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Film theory, Third Cinema, First Cinema
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Representation and the construction of stereotypes typify the imperial cinema, underscoring its racial and gender bias. This was depicted in the films, Sanders of the River (1935) and Indochine (1992). Essentially the cinematic devices were employed to express the imperialist… Fundamentally, the aesthetics, visual language and narrative all worked together to…
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