He always thought of his childhood as normal, because it was what he was used to. Tim’s odd life growing up was the cause for many of the gloomy moods within the movies he has directed. A short film Burton had directed for Disney, “Frankenweenie,” was considered to scary for younger audiences. The style of that film opened doors for Burton’s unique style. Time Burton’s dark, mysterious style allowed him to show his uniqueness by using low key lighting, shot-reverse-shot, and close-ups in the films Big Fish, Corpse Bride, and Edward Scissorhands.
A thriller is a show filled with anticipation, tension, and excitement. Such shows would include Lost and 24. Both shows will leave audiences at the edge of thier seat and wanting more by the end of each episode. It is almost as if the characters are our best friends, and we are going through the adventure with them. A horror show will create an uneasy, eerie atmosphere and is intended to frighten watchers.
Ridley Scott's Alien released in 1979 is a film that can be categorised as such an art horror. Alien's writer Dan O'Bannon described his goal as wanting it to be like the science fiction film like Dark Star (released in 1974), only "as a horror not a comedy" (DVD commentary, 2003). At the time, this mix of genre's was almost unheard of. The success of Alien however can be attributed to many things, the cinematography techniques being one of the stand out features of the film. It received several awards for the cinematography and an Oscar nomination for art/set decoration (1979).
The author also mentions about how the movie theatres now a days look like 7 eleven with a movie screen on them. My take is more than the inconveniences the author misses the authenticity, the excitement, the general aura of watching a new movie, or watching a movie which has been declared a good grosser in the theatre the next week. Author mentions the crowd distribution, imagine a local screening theatre in a small area and when one goes to a movie it is a collection of known faces who are generally interested in the movie. Imagine a movie you really want to watch and your friends are interested too, screening at a local theatre the exitement around it, and the people who really want to check out the movie, the genuine excitement that existed is no more is what i feel the author is trying to convey. After going through all the hassles, people get exasperated at the seat of the theatre, rather than it being an awesome experience.
It is a completely unconventional film, that was somewhat shocking to audiences when it first came out in theatres because of its extremely different storyline that most people had not seen in film before. However, it attracted a lot of people, however, because of its witty humor that pokes fun at the storyline. This film is an American independent film because it fits completely into Geoff King’s theory of independent films. This means that it’s production history is not what a typical Hollywood movie’s would be, it’s narrative is something that most film audiences have not seen, and it has a very strong alternative vision and voice that will make people think once the movie is over. This film has
“Crash” is a wonderful movie that I saw recently at home. Overall, I think this is a very enjoyable movie, although violence and racism are evident. This movie took the Academy Award for Best Movie of 2005. this movie narrates several stories interwoven during two days in Los Angeles and a car crash. The emotional mood and music of this film are sad. For this movie, music gives a better explanation of content than language.
It makes parodies of just about any person one can think of. It makes fun of people like Michael Jackson to people like Rocky Dennis. Also, Family Guy contains many flashback scenes that are gut-bursting funny! In the episode “Petarded,” a flashback comes on of when the protagonist (Peter Griffin) locked his keys “out” of the car, or in the episode “Patriot Games,” a
Historical Movie Analysis \ (Nightmare on Elm Street) Our bodies elicit reactions of tension and anxiety because horror films draw on a number of different methods to make them do so. They are filled with graphic murders that show the most obvious source of fear itself. The genre horror has a play on cultural taboo which constructs an underlying stress among the audience. The demographic of horror films was established as a young to middle class market because the genre refocused the content in the movies. It draws upon unsettling teen issues throughout history.
Through various fresh approaches to filmmaking and story building, Night of The Living Dead was able to positively surprise audiences and critics with new characteristics, challenging its predecessors’ conventions in spite of its limited budget and setting the standards for horror films to come. This paper will present an analysis focusing on the characteristics that place the film in the horror genre, while relating them to those of former and contemporary critically-acclaimed horror films. The emphasis will be placed on the movie’s storyline, its filming and editing style and its explicitly displayed violence. “Genre” is a french word that can be literally translated to kind or type. A study of a film in relation to its genre focuses on the aspects that place this film in a particular genre and/or the contributions it brought to it.
Unnecessary killing in Signs Signs is one of those movies when you finish watching it you say to yourself, “Wait a minute! No way I missed that!” This is the kind of reaction that has become the norm for M. Night Shyamalan when his viewers have just finished watching one of his films. Signs is no different in that it delivers a one, two punch to your mental state in the last few moments. But instead of an amazing twist or somewhat odd turn of events that leaves some dumbfounded at how it never occurred to them, this movie reveals its true nature as more of an epiphany. The ending is fantastic and it urges you to hit rewind once it is over just so you could see that one more time, however the underlying story is troubling.