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  • Speed Racer by Andy and Larry Wachowski

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    the Japanese animated television series by Tatsuo Yoshida would be very familiar with Speed Racer by Andy and Larry Wachowski in 2008 (American Film Institute Catalog, 2008). As a big hit in the summer of 2008, Speed Racer was considered as a box office bomb because it failed to break even at the box office and received generally negative reviews from film critics such as A.O. Scott and Jim Emerson. The Wachowski brothers were criticized in the conventional sense of cinema; however, it did succeed

  • Wong Kar-wai - an Auteur

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    Asian film student would probably be familiar with his signature works. Wong Kar-wai has been considered as "the very latest auteur produced by the second wave" in Hong Kong cinema (Teo 193). His passion for stylistic filmmaking and pursuit of film artistry gave him the recognition as a Hong Kong auteur. His auteur status arose from the distinctive visual style and individualistic visions evident in his films. Apart from directing, Wong Kar-wai also writes the screenplays for his own films. That

  • All American Horror Film: Scream

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    As the decades have progressed, horror films have continued to entrance, terrify, and disturb the audiences that have been brave enough to endure them. Each new generation brings around unique attitudes, pop culture obsessions, and moral compasses which horror filmmakers play with in order to make their characters and their audiences more vulnerable to the brutalities occurring onscreen. A notable trait relating to the majority of horror films is the traditional formula that decides which character

  • Analysis of the Distinctive Features of an Auteur, Stylistically and Thematically

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    is “A film director, especially one whose work is regarded as having some distinctively personal quality about it…this film director’s practice also has to comply with the ‘auteur theory’, which states that he/she must be considered the primary creative force in a motion picture”. This essay will argue whether Andrei Tarkovsky can be considered to be an auteur. The evidence will be drawn from one of Tarkovsky’s earlier films, ‘Andrei Rublev’ (1966) and ‘Mirror’ (1974). The film opens

  • SIlent Film Industry in Hollywood

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    industry has its beginning and Hollywood’s beginning goes all the way back to the late nineteenth century. Hollywood’s early years are referred as the silent film Era in the film industries. This was due to the films having no synchronized recorded sound with the film. The thought to combine motion picture with recorded sound is nearly as old as film itself. However combining motion picture with recorded sound was not possible at the time due to technological challenges. Synchronized dialogue was only

  • Analysis of M. Night Shyamalan´s After Earth

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    “Danger is real, but fear is a choice.” As intriguing and captivating as this catch phrase sounds, the film as a whole may not fit that classification. While M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth (2013) is ineffective in reaching some of its audiences as anticipated, others seem to have enjoyed the movie thoroughly. The film opens with a promising story where humans are forced to escape a polluted Earth inhabited by an alien race that is trained to exterminate them and retreat to Nova Prime, a new home

  • Four Dimensional Women

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    or reading a book one feels transported back into the time when it was taken place. The films shown in theaters reveal information about our society that we are not well aware of. We live in a world where there are more women in Congress than there are women behind the camera, this is shocking and quite upsetting. Considering the amount of women in Congress are quite small as it is, the number of women in film is even smaller. Media seems to impact people in a stronger manner than the past, which

  • Creating a Film

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    The process for creating a film requires many people and a lot of time dedicated to the project, from development to pre-production, production, post-production, and to marketing and distribution, the steps that go into making a film are more complicated than one may think. The entire process begins in the development phase before actual filming, with the backbone of any film project being the screenplay, chosen by those who want to create the movie, the producers. It is the cheapest part of making

  • Film Analysis: The Scenes in Wyatt Earp

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    The scenes in Wyatt Earp expressed a feeling of comfort between the viewer and the film. The development of the characters reflect upon the hardship of the Old Western lifestyle. In this film, we are introduced to the idea of genre and the components that differentiate films altogether. However, Wyatt Earp has showed us a different side of genre, where two genres are joined together as one. The film Wyatt Earp has displayed examples of genre-breaking through its plot, character development and connection

  • History Of Pakistani Film Industry

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    and film industry of Pakistan Cinema and films are the greatest source of showing and promoting cultures and moral values in the society as well as in the whole world. They shows us that how the people of a specific region lives and perform their activities. As Quaid-e-Azam once said that he wishes more Muslims would enter into the realm of film industry, and he shall always be glad to do all I can to help it. Pakistani film industry is known as "Lollywood". The history of the Pakistan film industry