History Of Wes Anderson

analytical Essay
1614 words
1614 words

Casalini 1 Tyler C. Casalini Mr. David Heck AP English 11 23 April 2014 AP English Research Paper – Rough Draft Since the late 1890’s films have been constantly changing the history of pop culture and the way people view war, politics, and the world as a whole. As the timeline of the history of film progressed, there were many different phases: gothic noir, slapstick comedy, tragedy vs. love, romance, and many more. Towards the more recent times, the central ideas of films started drifting to the greatness of the directors. Directors such as Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and many more were noted as outstanding directors of action and cinematography. In this paper I will speak about Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, and the ever so infamous Baz Luhrmann. These directors have changed the way filmmaking has been and will be looked at from this point on. Wesley "Wes" Anderson - born on May 1, 1969 in Houston, Texas - is an American director and screenwriter. Anderson’s films are known for their extremely unique style seemingly quirky narratives. He graduated from St. John's School in Houston in 1987, where he later used as one of the many sets in his film Rushmore. He then moved on and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990, where he met a future collaborator Owen Wilson who he frequently worked with. Anderson's first film, Bottle Rocket (1996), based on a short film that Casalini 2 he made with the Wilson brothers, was a crime adventure concentrated on a group of young Texans eager to achieve major raids. Initially, Bottle Rocket was intended as a "...really serious movie: A guy coming around a corner just a second too late and this other guy's dead, and he's screaming, 'NO!!!'“ clarifies Ande... ... middle of paper ... ... Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. With many different genres and types of filmmaking, it can result in a large variety of stories and conflicts. Nevertheless, film has always brought people together as a society. If there is one thing everyone can notice about films is the achievement in style and directing. The three directors talked about in this paper are the most successful at delivering a breathtaking style and direction to their films. Baz Luhrmann, Wes Anderson, and Martin Scorsese have produced and directed films over decades and each film as impacted not only the United States but worldwide. With the unmistakable trademarks that each director has, it is very easy to feel sucked into the world in which they are shaping around you and the story. Because of these three directors, the film world and industry has been revolutionized for many centuries to come.

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how wes anderson's films yield the "miniature" characteristic of the realms he shapes, in their set design, camera-work, stop-motion, atlases, and examples.
  • Explains that scorsese was deeply inspired by his armenian-american film instructor, haig p. manoogian, and cassavetes. mean streets was a revolution for him and de niro.
  • Explains that scorsese collaborated with dicaprio again in the wolf of wall street, which added another oscar nomination to the list of his achievements.
  • Explains that mark "baz" luhrmann is an australian film director and screenwriter best known for his films strictly ballroom, romeo + juliet, and moulin rouge!
  • Introduces wes anderson, martin scorsese, and baz luhrmann, who have changed the way filmmaking has been and will be looked at from this paper.
  • Explains that anderson traveled to india to shoot the royal tennenbaums, which featured jason schwartzman, owen wilson, and adrien brody. the film was celebrated and designated for the academy award for best animated feature.
  • Explains that baz luhrmann, wes anderson, and martin scorsese are the most successful at delivering a breathtaking style and direction to their films.
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