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    George Stevens

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    George Cooper Stevens was born in Oakland California on December 18, 1904. His parents were Landers Stevens and Georgia Cooper who at the time had their own theatrical company called Ye Liberty Playhouse based out of Oakland. In 1922 his parents decided to make a change and move their family to Glendale California, leaving behind their company of live theater to find work in the movie industry. After moving, his parents were able to find little parts in low budget films getting their feet wet in

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    In movies everywhere, shots are seamlessly put together to create something great. Cinematic techniques serve a purpose in every shot of every movie. Tim Burton, a unique and interesting director, knows this better than anyone. Known for his dark and quirky movie style, viewers can almost instantly pick out a Burton film when they see one. Burton was always the one who stood out for being different, so he put this idiosyncrasy into his movies today. The incredible Tim Burton uses close up shots

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    The film industry suffers from ups and downs. The industry itself is always making new things happen from older ideas. The remaking of classic films has become a common thing; however, some are remade very poorly. The film industry decided to remake the film “The thing”. The film is a very unique remake because it acts as a prequel to the original film. The original film was made in 1982 and the remake was made in 2011. The original film was a very unique horror film, and so was the remake. These

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    was accepted into the university and eventually became to love theater and progressed a passion for it. Mel Gibson make his stage debut in NIDA production of Romeo and Juliet and his screen debut in a low-budget film Summer City in 1977. After graduating from NIDA, he joined the Southern Australian Theater Company where he appeared in classical productions. He landed a role on the Australians series the Sullivans from 1976-83. This was an excellent opportunity for exposure but Mel did not like television

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    Psycho Research Analysis Essay

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    In the world of cinema, there’s almost always a discussion regarding what scenes would be suitable for the grasping imagination of any audience, young or old. Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film, Psycho, sparked a plug for the movie industry as it was the first movie of its kind to display such graphic scenes of sex and violence to a worldwide audience. In the article, “Psycho at Fifty: Pure Cinema or Invitation to an Orgy?” by John A. Bertolini, he describes how the images and scenes throughout the whole

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    Good versus Evil themes appear often in movies but I’m not talking about themes – I’m talking about the quality of them. People put labels upon movies such as good, decent, fine, nice, bad, horrible, okay, evil, and plenty of others but more times than ever, they mislabel the move as being too kind to it without even knowing the conditions of the movie’s budget or even give it a second thought. Effective movies (or “good” as most people say) contain the very similar things that ineffective (or “bad)

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    The movie industry has been around for just over one hundred years. The first Public exhibition of film was the film titled “The Arrival of a Train at a Station”. The mythos around this story is that it’s said that the audience jumped out of the way when the train arrived because they believed it was going to hit them because it was a real train. Since then the nineteen seventies opened the eyes of the movie producer’s that sequels could be used to make big money. Since the decade featured

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    Film and its success during the period of 1910-1945 was heavily determined by the audience’s reception of the work. During this time, there was an influx of films being produced and stars rising within the system. Although the stars were seen as the role models and are portrayed larger than life, it is ultimately the audience that determines the fate of the success of the stars. Audiences would go see a film if a certain actor was in it; or an actor, and the name of the star alone can determine that

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    In today’s time, films have been so much more than high priced motion pictures. Films are the back bone to our weekends, first dates, and so much more. With that being said, there are large expectations for new movies that come out and the first impression can be the difference in audiences everywhere deeming these films “good” or “bad”. In the article “FX Porn” David Foster Wallace argued that a “good” film follows a strategic cycle, he claimed that this is a well thought out process that has been

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    Peer to Peer Piracy and the Film Industry

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    Peer to Peer Piracy and the Film Industry Introduction Each day an estimated 400,000 films exchange hands through the Internet. Movie piracy, once reserved to pirate syndicates and illegal duplication factories, has become a common staple among college students with high-speed internet access. With advanced compression technology, movie files can be transferred across continents in hours and across campus networks in under ten minutes. File-sharing is seen as a victimless crime, but the motion

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