Cinema Essays

  • Tarkovsky's Cinema

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    Tarkovsky's Cinema To begin, Tarkovsky’s cinema is not about historical realism or exposing the everyday as it really is. Cinema is unavoidably an especially paranoid representation of experience. Sculpture hewn in time resembles everyday events no more than wood sculpture does stumps. What makes Tarkovsky interesting might be gotten at in terms of doors and windows. Dalle Vacche[1] approaches the array of moments and differences in the style: Tarkovsky’s refusal to attach these faces to

  • The Review of Cinema

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    Review of Cinema [IMAGE]As part of my coursework I have to conduct a competitor analysis. This mean that I need to find out what services and products my competitors are providing, what prices they are selling their goods and services, the quality of their services, where they are located etc, so I can then use this information to get a competitive advantage. The first cinema I visited was ‘Ster Century Cinemas’ which is located Romford. I am going to find a map of this cinema and analysis

  • Cinema and Religion

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    Cinema and Religion Entertainment media are contributing to the emergence of new and novel forms of spiritual and religious phenomena in our contemporary (and past) culture. The essays in this issue explore diverse facets of the morphing relationship between entertainment, spirituality and culture. Over the last century, the cinema has played a vital role in the expression and representation of Judeo-Christian religious practices and beliefs. Early cinema told the life of Christ in the Passion

  • History of Philippine Cinema

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    History of Philippine Cinema Introduction The youngest of the Philippine arts, film has evolved to become the most popular of all the art forms. Introduced only in 1897, films have ranged from silent movies to talkies; black and white to color. Outpacing its predecessors by gaining public acceptance, from one end of the country to the other, its viewers come from all walks of life. Nationwide, there are more than 1000 movie theaters. Early in the 1980s, it was estimated in Metro Manila alone

  • Psychoanalysis, Cinema, and Symbolism

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    Psychoanalysis, Cinema, and Symbolism In the article “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” Laura Mulvey discusses the relationships amongst psychoanalysis (primarily Freudian theory), cinema (as she observed it in the mid 1970s), and the symbolism of the female body. Taking some of her statements and ideas slightly out of their context, it is interesting to compare her thoughts to the continuum of oral-print-image cultures. A great deal of this interesting comparison is encouraged by the


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    under commercial circumstances take an approach to form and style influenced by "high art" which offers an alternative to mainstream entertainment" (1). Like avant-garde film making, this style offer the audience with a movie that takes glory in cinemas stance as a modern art form, for art house films are not just intended to be entertaining, they are designed to be imaginative. Shekhar Kapur's 1998 film 'Elizabeth' presents us with a contemporary art film. Although it does offer entertainment through

  • Cinema Vs Japanese Cinema

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    Japanese cinema during the early history of film and through the silent era was similar yet quite different as the history of cinema in the United States and the rest of the western world. Although Japan didn’t have an entrepreneur or inventor trying to invent filmmaking like in England, France, and the United States, it did already have a taste for moving pictures and visual storytelling, leading a transition into film quite natural. Similar to the west, Japanese cinema took its earliest form from

  • Cinema as Intertext in Midnight’s Children

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    Cinema as Intertext in Midnight’s Children Saleem in Midnight’s Children makes an accurate evaluation of India when he states, “Nobody from Bombay should be without a basic film vocabulary” (Rushdie 33). Bollywood, the capital of the film industry in India, is the largest manufacturer of motion pictures in the world. A large percentage of the films are either mythical romances or musicals and often they last longer than three hours in length. While watching Indian cinema would be a painful

  • Transnational Cinema

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    As cultural identity being questioned in global screen due to the influences of transnational cinema and Diasporas in different places, this clip question further the possibilities in future transnational cinema. Through the emergence of cinema styles, all films are to be considered transnational. This essay will argue that transnational cinema could be emerging to a new level in the film industry. The clip provided with the essay explores the potential of transnational films with the context of

  • Stereotypes of Hispanic Women in Cinema

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    The Latina women, even throughout the era resistance cinema, have not been able to make much progress in overcoming the degrading stereotypes that Hollywood has created for them. Despite the many advances that minorities have made in the cinema in recent years, Latina actresses still take on the roles of the "dark skinned lady" and other such stereotypes with strong sexual connotations. It is often debatable whether or not the role of the Latina has undergone dramatic changes since the days of Dolores

  • Direct Cinema

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    Direct Cinema The term 'direct cinema' was coined by American director Albert Maysles, to describe the style of documentary that he and his contemporaries were making in the 1960s as a result of a lightweight, portable 16mm camera and high quality lightweight audio recorders becoming available. The introduction of these, together with film-stock which was sensitive enough to give a good quality close-up monochrome picture under most lighting conditions (Including hand-held lights) led

  • Cinema And Morality

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    In order to understand the conflict between cinema and morality, it is important to understand the journey of women in movies over the years. After all, in most cases, morality is said to be violated because of ‘indecent’ and ‘immoral’ depiction of women. Indian Cinema is the most ‘larger than life’ aspect of our relatively small world. It is that reflection which never fails to depict society in its truest and even its fakest form. 100 years ago, when our cinematic journey began, so

  • Bollywood Cinema

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    Bollywood cinema encompasses a variety of genres. It’s superior ability to create a connection between all strata’s of viewers gives us a reason to explore the hidden representations in Bollywood cinema. Not long after India regained its independence, a new era of Indian Cinema began. This era put forth heart wrenching movies, filled with patriotic messages and a very clean concept of national progress. The main concept of the nation-state was integrated in almost every Hindi cinema that was created

  • Producing a Booking System for a Theatre or Cinema

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    Producing a Booking System for a Theatre or Cinema In this section I am going to state and solve the task that has been set for me, I will also outline a variety of possible solution and list 3 quantifiable objectives or user requirement for my project. (a) Statement of the problem My task was to produce a booking system that would function for a theatre or cinema. My system has to show the entire seat available, all the seat that is booked, empty and reserved seats. (B) Alternative

  • The Rhetoric of Reggae in Artful Cinema for the World

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    The Rhetoric of Reggae in Artful Cinema for the World Perry Henzel's The Harder They Come is credited with a significant and unique role in introducing American audiences to reggae. Whereas earlier cinematic crossmarketed films like A Hard Days Night or Help! were adjunct to and dependent on a group's previous commercial musical success, Henzel's film was for many an introduction to reggae and both precursor and impetus for its international impact and commercial popularity. The film's status

  • British Cinema Vs Hollywood Cinema

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    British Cinema Vs Hollywood Cinema As far as statistics show Hollywood films make twice as much money in the box office than British films. If we look at films in this manner than it is plainly obvious that more people watch Hollywood films than British films and if we believe that the best films are the ones that more people see than we can conclude that Hollywood films are better than British ones. But it's not as simple as this although the box office does have an impact on the end result

  • The History of Digital Cinema

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    Digital cinema has quickly created a huge impression in the worlds of film and television. The progression from traditional film to digitized software has brought upon a myriad of new methods and processes to create and transport film more easily than ever before. 2K Resolution is one of many forms of digital cinema that has long been used in the history of film and is still the most popular format to use during screenings of feature films at a movie cinema. The history of 2K Resolution begins from

  • Analysis Of Cinema Paradiso

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    The film Cinema Paradiso was originated in 1988, it is a drama film that was directed by Giuseppe Tornatore and it’s original title was Nuovo Cinema Paradiso. The film was an inspiring way of exploring Italian Cinema and how it’s importance to viewers it truly is. Salvator, who is the main character looked up to Alfredo as a child, who was his best friend and teacher who taught him everything he knows about film making. In Cinema Paradiso the film dealt with several elements such as scenery, photography

  • Essay On Digital Cinema

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    1. Digital cinema The technology that was used now in theatre is digital cinema. In addition to the equipment already in a cinema film based on a screen of DCI-compliant digital cinema requires a digital projector and a computer known as a "server". For a typical film characteristic of this file will be anywhere between 90 and 300 GB of data (about two to six times the information of a Blu-ray disc) and can reach as physical delivery on a conventional computer hard disk or via satellite or fiber-optic

  • Importance Of Indian Cinema

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    The pleasure of watching a great cinema or conversely the disappointment and frustration of watching a poor film, is familiar to most of us. Cinema is one of the most popular and vibrant cultural practices reflecting a plethora of social, economic and cultural phenomena in modern societies. Cinema sometimes is the cultural reconstruction of our daily lives, sometimes an entree to a different time or place or idea that otherwise is difficult or even impossible to access. They remix the real, the unreal