Japan is known to be a very creative and eccentric society; this is evident through not only some of their technological advances but their forms of entertainment like TV shows and video games. Through these advances in technology the Japanese have been on the cutting edge of robotics. They have produced some of the most life like robotics, matching human dimensions and expressions, and are in the works to making them more advanced every day. Some examples of robots that have been developed are the Asimo robot which is able to serve drinks, work with other Asimo models, work in an office environment and even conduct an orchestra, Baby Nobi which has 600 tactile sense and moves just like a human baby. The
After his collage career he went straight into the military. In the military he was a polit during the Korean War. Once the war end the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) saw that Neil was a very skilled pilot and they asked him if he would want to be a test pilot for them. As his long career end he became a teacher. Neil Armstrong is a great example of a true American because of his military service, his service during the Apollo Missions, and later in his career in teaching collage.
Chelsie Douglas Midterm Paper PSYC 2314 Disney’s Tarzan Psychological Analysis Disney’s Tarzan is an appealing movie to people of all ages. It’s a fun yet, emotional movie that everyone can enjoy and relate to. It not only displays the emotions of the characters, but let’s the viewer feel those emotions also. When looking deeper into the movie, the viewer will see that there are many psychological experiences that happen to Tarzan that can occur in everyday life. These experiences include coping with relationships, parenting styles, neglect, self-esteem and self-consciousness.
He has written nearly 400 film scores (Imdb.com. Web) so adding him to the crew for Hamlet seemed like a good move to make. Some might wonder, why him? Why did that maker of this movie pick him to be the music director? Ennio Morricone has won numerous awards for his works some including a honorary award in 2007 at the Academy Awards for his magnificent and multifaced contributions to the art of film music as well as a win at the Golden Globes in 2000 for best original score for the film The Legend of 1900 ("Ennio Morricone."
His pictures not only narrated exciting stories but also broke new ground. Many of his novelties were mechanical, such as his use of the long lens, his liking for shooting with multiple cameras, and his virtuosic editing. Other innovations were tied to his emphasis on details within his films, such as elaborate period costumes and sets, western music, stunning location shots, and detailed miniature sets. There’s not any reason to question Kurosawa’s word that all his films were Japanese and aimed solely at a Japanese audience. However, many writers on the topic saw camera movements or set ups that resembled John Ford, read about Kurosawa’s fascination for westerns and American pulp fiction, and added it up into a bland statement of Kurosawa being an essentially Western film maker.
Tsu Wong graduated with a degree in aeronautical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, so bearing in mind that Westervelt and Tsu Wong were both Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni’s, Westervelt referred Wong to Boeing. During Wong’s interview Boeing assured his security in Seattle for one year in return to aid harvest a successful company, so he was then commissioned as the company’s chief aeronautical engineer. According to Balmaceda (n.d.) Tsu Wong
The Magic of Disney “Children are always reaching” (Walt Disney). Children are the most impressionable people in our society. They believe almost everything they hear or see and their personalities are greatly affected by everything they are exposed to. Everyday children are surrounded by many messages, some from company advertisements, and others from the shows they watch on TV. “Disney is the largest and media and entertainment conglomerate in the world” (Cinema: Man and Mouse, Time).
Estevan Ornelas Intro to Visual Culture Miyazaki Miyazakis Princess Mononoke brought action romance and fantasy to the boring environmental documentary. The film perfectly portrays Miyazakis ability to balance drama with meaning, being able to make a great fast action movie that also gets one to think. (Back up Quote) Also the film has influenced visual culture by “promoting this realism that modernization will ultimately be the down fall of mother earth”(Mac Williams 255) Hiyao Miyazaki accomplishes these things in Princess Mononoke by Using extremely detailed scenery but while matching that with incredible engaging plot Miyazaki is able to convey meaning in his story with ease. Hayao Miyazaki, born January 5, 1941 is a Japanese manga artist and well known film director and animator of many popular anime feature films. Through a career that has spanned nearly fifty years, Miyazaki has proved his worth as a director slash animator through his widely popular animated movies such as Princes Nausicaa and the Valley of the wind, Castle of Cagliostro, My Niegbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and many more.
Joseph Nash 15/11/11 Media 10 Wendy Wisely Alfred Hitchcock Auteur Analysis Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most brought up names in the film industry. He is a director that brought many different technical innovations, along with techniques used in camera shots, music, lighting, and editing to capture suspenseful moments in his films and keep audiences on the edge of their seats. He notably put a signature in most of his films with a small cameo, he can be seen in the background walking a dog or reading a newspaper, being fresh out of the silent film era he made innovations in sound and color films cementing his name in film history as one of the top storytellers and the creator of the thriller/suspense genre. Alfred Hitchcock started his career in England, “39 Steps” which came out in 1935 was the first of his films that caught Hollywood’s attention and thus began his American film career. One film by Hitchcock that terrified audiences around the world with new shots to startle anyone was “Physco.” The scene where the woman is seen taking a shower while home alone, the scene is set up with lights high up on the side of the shower with the curtain drawn.
Any classic film contains many of the following aspects; an outstanding cast, great use of color and music, and an unforgettable story line. In 1964, such a film was released by Walt Disney Productions. As any child would agree, “there really is only one word to describe Mary Poppins, and that is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”1 The story line of this classic movie is truly impeccable. “Mary Poppins combines live action with interludes of animation, and became the biggest commercial success that the studio would enjoy during Walt Disney’s lifetime.”2 Its use of live action with interludes of animation are what make it so creative and cutting edge. “Mary Poppins is a film rich in detail, but its universal appeal is due to the fact that it blends so many elements together.”3 This movie “became an instant, blockbuster hit, with thirteen Academy Award nominations.”4 Such awards were Best Actress Oscar, Best Film Editing Oscar, Best Music Scoring Oscar, Best Song Oscar, and Best Special Visual Effects Oscar.