• Violent Movie Movies People Effects
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    Imagine, a man just got shot in the chest and his blood is pouring out like water from a faucet. The killer pulls out a knife to finish his work and violently stabs his victim to death. Why would anyone want to see this? The fact is, many people do want to see violent movies, and this has been proven with their high ratings at the box office. Whether people use these violent movies to release their daily frustrations, to see the danger involved in watching them, or the special effects, people wa...
  • Star Wars Special Sound Movie
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    You " re sitting in a dark movie theater. X-Wing fighters whiz across the screen, and light sabers flash. You " ve seen it all before, but now it's better than ever. Star Wars, the Special Edition, is a classic that has been updated for the 1990 s. The new Star Wars has additional special effects, a more realistic home planet, and improved sound. The original Star Wars movie had great special effects, but they weren't as good as today's computer-generated special effects. In the new Star Wars, ...
  • Film Review Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
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    Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind Society & Entertainment Film Review What do you get when you combine aliens, a little bit of mystery, tasteful comedy, good acting, and award-winning direction? A wonderful film from one of the most celebrated directors of our time, Stephen Spielberg.' Close Encounters' places Richard Dreyfuss and Melinda Barro in roles of regular suburbanites who both believe to have seen a UFO. The plot thickens and the intrigue begins when these two determined p...
  • Star War Special Effects
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    People saw the news on the TV, hundreds of Star Wars fans lined up out side of movie ticket box office when Star Wars: Episode I- the Phantom Menace just starts showing in theaters. Star War fans waited hours in the line, just to get the movie tickets so they can watch this latest Sci-fi movie. The sneak previews of the Phantom Menace showed many spectacular computer generated scenes, graphics, and characters that gave me an impression that the movie was going to be a very good. Sadly, I was qui...
  • Pyrotechnics Special Effect
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    PYROTECHNICS Pyrotechnics special effects are widely used in motion picture production to create all types of effects involving explosions, fires, light, smoke and sound concussions. The types of pyrotechnics materials used include flash powder, flash paper, gun cotton, black powder (gunpowder), smokeless powder, detonator explosives, and many more. They are used in bullet hits (squibs), blank cartridges, flash pots, fuses, mortars, smoke pots, sparkle pots, etc. The main problems of pyrotechnic...
  • Macbeth Dramatic Analysis Special Effects
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    In Act 1 Scene 3 the modern tragic formula is emphasized by the special effects, characters, and props that are used. These three dramatic aspects of the play display the witches as true magical beings that are capable of destroying Macbeth. In Act 1 Scene 3 the modern tragic formula is highlighted by the special effects that are used. The smoke and fog that arise as the witches first appear portrays them as evil and mysterious creatures. Also, as the witches begin to prepare their magical spell...
  • Jaws Special Effects
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    All that Jaws Throughout the history of modern cinema, we as a people have seen various films that have caused fear, hope, laughter, love, and various other emotions. The movie Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg, was a very well-written film, but the insignificant parts made me lose focus on what was occurring. I thought this movie lacked in a few fields such as special effects, acting and background illuminations. However, the special effects were well-organized for being created in 1975. Over...
  • Film Terms Special Effects
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    I. Editing. Termsi. Scenes are comprised of shots 1. Any movie ii. Editing is the joining of one shot to another 1. Dialogue is the clearest example iii. An establishing shot shows a change in scene 1. American Pie - Showing the outside of Stiffler's house before going into the party scene iv. A shot is a segment of film 1. Any Movie. Historyi. Birth of A Nation was the first film to use extensive editing ii. Who Framed Rodger Rabbit? was the first film to use humans and animation together iii...
  • A Changing Industry Motion Picture Special Effects
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    A Changing Industry: Motion Picture Special Effects " Special visual effects have added to the allure of motion pictures since the early days of cinema. French director Georges M'eli " es is considered the most influential pioneer of special effects. His film "A Trip to the Moon" combined live action with animation, demonstrating to audiences that cinema could create worlds, objects, and events that did not exist in real life" (Tanis par. 1). Through examples of the new techniques and the movies...
  • Special Effects Motion Make Movies
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    Special Effects Special effects in motion pictures has evolved over the years into an involved science of illusion and visual magic. The following is a comprehensive perspective depicting the rapidly expanding realm of cinematography. In times of old, special effects in movies was limited to an individual's creativity and the constrictive limits of the tools available. However the results of early special effects masters astounded audiences in their age in the same manner that modern artists do ...
  • Essay On The Movie Lord Of The Flies
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    Essay On the Movie 'Lord of the Flies " After viewing the movie The Lord of the Flies, I would say that this movie is not worth watching. In this essay I will give 3 good reasons why one should not waste time watching this film. The 3 reasons are the music, special effects, and the bad setting / props . First of all the music in the Lord of the Flies movie does not match the scenes to the movie. My first example is the choir song, Jacks choir always sings. Iwould say it was not suitable for the ...
  • Special Effects Motion Movies Make
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    Special Effects Written by: Brett Amato Special effects in motion pictures has evolved over the years into an involved science of illusion and visual magic. The following is a comprehensive perspective depicting the rapidly expanding realm of cinematography. In times of old, special effects in movies was limited to an individual's creativity and the constrictive limits of the tools available. However the results of early special effects masters astounded audiences in their age in the same manner...
  • Sixth Sense Movie Cole Important Effects
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    The Sixth Sense The Sixth Sense, directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan, follows the troubled life of eight-year-old Cole Sear, played by Haley Joel Os ment, who is haunted by his supernatural abilities to see and communicate with the dead. Being sought after by the disturbed spirits of his hometown of Philadelphia, Cole must reconcile this frightening power with his desperate desire to be normal. Growing more isolated from his helpless mother and distrustful of his peers in school, Cole soo...
  • Review Of Beauty And The Beast Theatre Performa
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    Review of "Beauty and the Beast" Theatre Performance Once upon a time, a young Prince lived in a shining castle. One cold night an old beggar woman arrived, offering him a single rose in return for shelter from the cold. Repulsed by her ugliness, he turned her away. Suddenly, she transformed into a beautiful enchantress and to punish the Prince, she turned him into a hideous beast. Then she gave him a magic mirror and an enchanted rose, telling him it would bloom until his twenty-first year. To...
  • Narrative Essay On Special Effects
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    Special effects in motion pictures has evolved over the years into an involved science of illusion and visual magic. The following is a comprehensive perspective depicting the rapidly expanding realm of cinematography. In times of old, special effects in movies was limited to an individual's creativity and the constrictive limits of the tools available. However the results of early special effects masters astounded audiences in their age in the same manner that modern artis...
  • Special Effects Movies Movie Blue
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    Special Effects When you see a commercial, and animals are talking to each other and having human expressions you think, "How did they do that"? The answer is special effects. When you look at commercials, movies, cartoons, all of them have some sort of special effect. With the technology becoming better we begin to see more and different types of special effects. As with the movie Toy Story, being created all by computer, it was the first of its kind. As the times and movies progressed we have ...
  • Movie Reviews A Critique
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    In today's media based culture many facets of everyday life come under the revision of a critic. Moreover people tend to base daily decisions on the opinions and views of these critics. Movies no exception by and perhaps better considered to be the best example of this trend. The critique of theatre goes back to the days of Athenian drama, where if actors put on a poor performance they were banned from the stage for life. Worse yet for the playwright, if their script was not seen as a good repr...
  • Special Effects Film Eisenstein Montage
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    Eisenstein's The Battleship: Potemkin is a landmark in film history. The camera work has paved the way for all the movies that are viewed today. In this film Eisenstein introduced many new forms of filming and editing that are still used today. By using these new forms of editing he was able to introduce things such as the montage, jump cuts, and fading. These were the first form of special effects the industry ever saw. The most famous montage in this film is the Odessa steps scene, although th...
  • The Matrix Special Effects
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    INTRO- attention getter: movie trailer How do people float in the air and move in slow motion? That effect is just on of the many special effects the movie The Matrix has. All movies have special effects. It could have a simple effect like and added sound or image. Or it can have more intense effects like the use of blue screens, green screens, wires, props and many more. When I know how the movie makers created their effects it makes it more interesting and exciting. In the movie The Matrix the...
  • Comparison Of Beowulf And The Odyssey
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    After reading Beowulf and The Odyssey I began to compare and contrast the two epics. There are lots of obvious differences and similarities. An obvious similarity is there are heroes in both of these epics. The settings in both epics are similar too. The characters in both are different in many ways though. So the next few paragraphs you will learn the main similarities and differences of these two epics. Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon epic that puts good against evil. It puts Beowulf against Grende...