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  • Tibet on the Big Screen

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    The 1990’s was coined the “Tibet Moment” in Hollywood. Countless celebrities were attending Dharma centers around the country, Steven Seagal was recognized as the reincarnation of an ancient Lama and three big-budget Hollywood films with Tibetan themes were released. One of these films was Jean Jacques Annaud’s epic Seven Years in Tibet, starring Brad Pitt, which tells the true story of the friendship between the Dalai Lama and Austrian mountain climber Heinrich Harrer in the last years of the

  • The Bildungsroman and the Big Screen

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    Abstract — The female bildungsroman, also known as the bildungsromane, is known as a sub-genre of novel where the principle focus of the novel is the education of the protagonist. Literary critic M.H. Abrams defines the bildungsroman as, "the development of the protagonist's mind and character, as [s]he passes from childhood through varied experiences…into maturity and the recognition of [her] identity and role in the world". The character of Elizabeth Bennet from Jane Austen's celebrated novel Pride

  • From Letters To The Big Screen

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    Another key about writing a novel is pace. Rome was not built in a day, and an author can not expect the novel to be written in a short time period as well. That said, the author may have deadlines to meet and can not take his or her time. The key is going at a pace that the author is comfortable with. This helps with the overall flow of the work. If the piece seems rushed, the author leaves out details and loses some important details in the stories plot, which could be crucial. The final part of

  • From Letters To The Big Screen

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    You must also think of pleasing all of the fans of the original book. This sets up many obstacles to be overcome. To understand the process you must know what happens between the writing of the novel and the end result of being made to fit on the big screen. Converting a novel into a screenplay is so difficult because of the fact that a director has to take a work that could be up to 500 or 600 pages and turn it into a film that is able to be watched in less than two hours. To make a movie about a

  • Holography: From Physics to The Big Screen

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    The technical evolution of film industry is one notable feature of modern civilization. The innovation of combining motion pictures with recorded sound. Black-and-white film gradually replaced by the colour motion picture film and the visual effect involve the integration of live-action footage and computer generated imagery to create a scenes which look realistic, but would be dangerous, costly or impossible to be recorded and the popularization of three-dimensional cinema. The developments of technique

  • Romeo And Juliet: From Play To Big Screen

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    Romeo and Juliet: From Play to Big Screen In 1596, William Shakespeare published the tragic tale of two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.     The origins of this story are uncertain but Shakespeare’s chief source for his adoption of the story was from “…The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet, a poem by Arthur Brooke (1562). He also knew the story from Palace of Pleasure, by William Painter, which appeared in several editions prior to 1580.”(Boyce 563) Shakespeare’s classic tale is about

  • The Bildungsroman and the Big Screen: The Coming-of-Age of Elizabeth Bennet

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    The female bildungsroman, also known as the bildungsromane, is known as a sub-genre of novel where the novel's subject is, "the development of the protagonist's mind and character, as [s]he passes from childhood through varied experiences…into maturity and the recognition of [her] identity and role in the world" (Abrams 112-113). The character of Elizabeth Bennet from Jane Austen's celebrated novel Pride and Prejudice is one such bildungsromane heroine. The reader is given insight into the psychological

  • Myth And The Hero's Journey Big Screen Blockbusters Chris Bergeron Analysis

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    himself and a spiritual hero who learns to find an atmosphere of experiencing and come back to communicate it to others . Campbell stated that every one of us is a hero from his birth . After reading this article, “myth and the hero’s journey: big screen blockbusters” by Chris Bergeron , the reader is supposed to be able to understand the writers’ position which is our cultures are affected by our myths .There are many fallacies which can make the argument ineffective . They might be ethical fallacies

  • Analysis Of Adaptations From Short Story To Big Screen By Stephanie Harrison

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    In “Adaptations from Short Story to Big Screen”, by Stephanie Harrison she provides us with various storylines. They might be just short stories other authors wrote but same time I believe she picked these for a reason an organized them how they are. Although, they can be relatable to things in life that there isn’t a time where you won’t look back and rethink that it isn’t. A few of these topic would be about friendship that can lead to betrayal, then there is how those who over use alcohol can

  • America’s Mafia: From Real Life to Big Screen And Back Again

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    audience to connect on a deep level with a character of shady morals and seedy behavior is a requirement for gangster films to be successful. Hollywood has been able to successfully take real life mobsters and make them larger than life on the big screen. Though not all mafia films created are taken directly from real life, most movies have some essence of reality buried within the plot. To understand this obsession with the mafia, it is necessary to understand the beginning of the Mafia’s presence

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