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    Film Adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth “When we ask students about films they have seen and films they like, they almost invariably talk about the narrative or action, with little sense of how the visual composition conveyed the story. In teaching them to ‘read’ film ,we have to draw their attention to the various elements of film language.”[1] From the above quote it’s fair to suggest that when answering this question importance lies on the discussion of Film Language. The

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    Dimensions of Night of the Living Dead

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    black-and-white (Hervey 26). This certain credibility evoked is one that is likely lost on contemporary audiences that grew up in a time in which the news and documentaries are delivered in color, but modern audiences should see parallels in the way The Blair Witch Project co-opted the use of VHS cameras to produce a low-cost horror film with a realistic feel to it. In another budgetary adaptation, the film crew, lacking the funds for cranes and dollies to do moving and panning shots, quickly switched between

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    Essay About Movies

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    There is a great assortment of movies that are made each year, and all different genres to choose from. Movies are a massive part of the entertainment area in today 's society. People from all over the world have different opinions about each genre, such as which is their favorite or least favorite. Since the movie selection has such a wide range of genres, it can make for a difficult decision on which one to choose. When picking a movie to watch, a couple of the options are laughing to tears watching

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    According to encyclopedia.com, Daniel Defoe was an English man born in the 1660’s, who later died in 1737. Defoe was a successful business man, pamphleteer, and novelist, whose work to this day, is still valued. Defoe began his career in business in the late 1680’s doing trade work, and selling ship insurance. However this didn’t last long, in 1692 Daniel Defoe had to declare bankruptcy which in essence led him into a new career path as a journalist. Defoe started doing literary work and writing

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    The Horror Genre

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    closely mirrored that of the treatment of a character in the film 'Childs play'. People therefore watch these films because they like to be scared in an artificial environment like the cinema. This can be shown by the recent success of 'The Blair Witch Project' which was filmed entirely from the viewpoint of the teenagers using a hand held video camera. This sort of camerawork brings us closer to the film and the scene, and puts the viewer in the heart of the action. In today's cinemas people

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    earth-based, nature oriented belief has been established since the thirteenth century, but it is not until recently that it has began to spread across the world. Everywhere we look we see something associated with the practice of wicca. The movie, Blair Witch Project, is one example of the growing belief in spells, charms, and covens. However, there are many people who disapprove of this practice and are labeling it as a 'false religion.'; Christians, for example, greatly disagree with the belief of witchcraft

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    The Legend of Pulau Ubin The story I chose to consider was about one of the small islands that surround Singapore, Pulau Ubin. This is a small island whose main industries are mining and tourism, including trails for biking and hiking. The island has an interesting past, and as a result it now has many legends and myths revolving around it. During the occupation of the Singapore by the Japanese, it was said to be where they had brought soldiers to be tortured. That is a significant reason why

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    article. During the course of this essay, I will address why Kanazawa’s argument is flawed and discuss why no gender is better than the other when it comes to parenting. Kanazawa begins his introduction with a scene from the 1999 horror movie The Blair Witch Project, when Heather Donahue’s character sensed her and her friends’ death in the woods so she turned the camera on herself and began apologizing to her friends’ mothers, as well as her own mother. From there, Kanazawa raises the question: But why

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    The Origin of the Meaning in a Film It is my opinion that a director makes meaning in a film, although the audience will apply their own reading of it. Film has its own "language" and there are a wide range of techniques a director can use to enable the audience to understand his meaning. The director uses mise-en-scène to contribute hugely to how meaning is made in a film - a large part of how the story is told comes from visual content. The elements covered by mise-en-scène are setting

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    Hawthorne

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered to be one of the most substantial writers of his time. His most famous novel, The Scarlet Letter truly originated Hawthorn’s version of romantic writing. It was this novel that also originated Hawthorne’s fame. Most of his works deal with or have some relation to Puritan times. The reason for the familiarity in his works is due to the fact that it seems to be influenced by his own Puritan ancestry. It was not until late in Hawthorne’s life that

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