• Mise En Scene Craig Shot Family
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    Aneroxia Nervosa SHOT BY SHOT ANALYSIS SHOT ONE CINEMATOGRAPHY: The points made where that the shot will start off as a birds eye view and zero in to a wide shot of a typical home. The point in this is to create a typical family home scene, in an ordinary neighbourhood so to emphasize that Craig is simply a bad egg and evoke emotion (in particular sympathy) from audience. A police car will enter the shot and the sounds will stop, the scene will be cut shortly after SOUND: I have not chosen music...
  • Straight Cut Shot Neo Guard
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    The Matrix Directed by the Wachowski Brothers " Buckle your seat belt Dorothy, because Kansas is going bye-bye." -Cypher (Hugo Weaving) "Through all the action we " re trying to tell a story and there is a lesson to be learned. The movie has a meaning and a positive message. It's a story for the fight for individuality and compassion and coming to terms with the world. It has such heart and soul." -Keanu Reeves " Expect the unexpected." -The Wachowski Brothers Written and directed by the Wachows...
  • Blue Velvet Scene Analysis
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    The opening scene in David Lynch's Blue Velvet portrays the theme of the entire film. During this sequence he uses a pattern of showing the audience pleasant images, and then disturbing images to contrast the two. The first shot of the roses over the picket fence and the title track "Blue Velvet" establishes the setting (Lumberton) as a typical suburban town. The camera starts on a bright blue sky with birds chirping and flying by and then tilts down to bright red roses over a bright white fence...
  • Top Shelf Perfect Wrist
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    Top Shelf: A Guide to the Perfect Wrist Shot What youngster has not dreamed about snapping a wrist shot past the goalie in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final to win the game However, not everyone has a shot of this calibre; a shot so great that any goalie who faces it trembles in fear as the player with the puck breaks in alone with his eye on the corner of the net. There is hope though, and in the following pages you will find a step by step guide to the perfect wrist shot so that you too may redu...
  • Film Review Shot Camera Paragraph
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    WRITING A FILM REVIEW Be sure to check out film terminology! In writing your film review, remember that your writing is intended to be persuasive. Additionally, your writing should demonstrate clearly that you not only viewed the film, but also read the novel or play which formed the basis of the film. Paragraph 1: Offer your overall impression of the film while mentioning the movie's title, director, and key actors. Paragraph 2: Summarize the plot of the film, noting differences from the origin...
  • Themes In Blue Velvet
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    Exploring the Dark Side: Contrasting Themes in "Blue Velvet" The subconscious psyche is one of the most fascinating and almost completely inexplicable aspects of human behavior. Even more intriguing than merely the subconscious is the notion of a darker, more repressed side that many individuals refuse to acknowledge exists within them. In David Lynch's film "Blue Velvet," the director attempts to explore the psyche of a young man named Jeffrey Beaumont, most notably the clash between his darker...
  • Silent Film Dracula Shot Jonathon
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    Horror films of today employ several film techniques to invoke responses from the viewer. However, early silent films relied more on these techniques because without a script, the viewer needs another way to interpret the film. The 1922 silent film Nosferatu directed by F. W. Murnau is one of the first of it's kind to apply what most would consider to be more modern film techniques. Montage plays a key role in this film, as does unusual camera angles, over acting, early special effects, and fram...
  • Girl Shot Guy Close
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    LINK TOUCHCOMMERCIALo Guy walks into a caf'e / bar with a carry on case A girl takes a look at him (A quick close up shot) o A wide shot that shows that there are three (3) girls in the caf'e looking at him while he is sitting down There is a MS (Medium Shot) of the girl that is in a red dress starring at the mano The camera goes to the map with a CU (Close Up Shot) the direction that he is headed too While he moves his finger the girl in the red dress that is starring at him is sweating but he ...
  • Jump Shot Ball One Shots
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    Basketball is one of the most watched and played sport across the nation. The offense in basketball includes lay-ups, dunks, free throws, and jump shots. The jump shot is one of the most common shot. With the jump shot one doesn't have to be stationary and open. He or she can score on the move, and in traffic, by jumping and extending the shot over the defender. Gripping the ball and proper footwork are important for one to succeed with the jump shot. When receiving the ball, catch the ball in ...
  • Casablanca A New Perspective
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    'Casablanca:' A New Perspective Throughout history, the film industry has seen many directing styles and techniques. The early part of the 20 th century saw a factory style of film production, but as the years went by, director's began to employ new and untried techniques in their pictures. One such technique which these director's implemented was a new approach to the use of the camera and camera angles.' Casablanca,' an Academy Award winning film of 1942 saw director Michael Curtizmanipulate t...
  • Tracey Leonard Shot Segment Close
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    Tracey Leonard s Autobiography, The Full Catastrophe was chosen for this documentary, as it is a truly uplifting story. It is centred around her years as a nurse, working in missionaries throughout India and Northern Australia. Sadly her life is altered profoundly when she is involved in a severe accident, one which leaves her as a quadriplegic. I believe that her story should be shared with all, to enlighten people on such a strong and determined person s life. The first segment opens with an ...
  • Straight Cut Shot Neo Trinity
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    The Matrix Directed by the Wachowski Brothers " Buckle your seat belt Dorothy, because Kansas is going bye-bye." -Cypher (Hugo Weaving) "Through all the action we " re trying to tell a story and there is a lesson to be learned. The movie has a meaning and a positive message. It's a story for the fight for individuality and compassion and coming to terms with the world. It has such heart and soul." -Keanu Reeves " Expect the unexpected." -The Wachowski Brothers Written and directed by the Wachows...
  • Lennie George Didn Shot
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    OF MICE AND MEN Should George have shot his friend Lennie? George probably did the right thing by shooting Lennie. How can we condemn George for sparing his friend Lennie the pain and fear of being killed by someone else? He did something society sees as wrong, but he did it for a good reason. Lennie didn't deserve to die, but there was no other alternative. Curley wanted to kill Lennie, and since George cared for Lennie, he figured the best thing would be for him to put Lennie out of his misery...
  • Shoulder Shot Devlin Alicia Scene
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    The 3 rd Major Scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious 1. The scene begins by fading in on the back of the silent man's head (Cary Grant) in Alicia's bungalow. Then the camera zooms out while sweeping right to give the first full shot and view of both of the main characters. They are shown seated at a table, with many empty bottles of liquor and glasses. 2. Then a tight reverse over the shoulder shot of Devlin's face (Cary Grant) is next. Devlin then proclaims: "There's one more drink left apiece...
  • Handball Goalie Shot Goal
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    Goal Tending When playing goalie in team handball, the most important thing to do is make yourself as big as possible. This can be done can be done in a few ways. One way to make yourself bigger is to get your arms up in the air and stand tall. Your arms should be in the air at about 45 degree angles with your palms facing out and fingers spread wide. Your legs should be positioned in a stance wider than shoulder width. This way you are able to kick away low shots and are already in a good posit...
  • Hard Core Logo The Movie
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    Last Shot Hard Core Logo is Bruce McDonald s film on touring with an eccentric Canadian rock group. The genius of McDonald to make this film look like a documentary was amazing. What makes this film stand out among others is it s ending. The end of the film has Joe Dick whom is played by Hugh Dillon saying It s end the tour one more shot than pours himself a shot and then kills himself with a last shot to the head. Joe is responsible for the last shot, and it his him that does have the last shot...
  • Scene Analysis Of John Q
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    John Q. Archibald and his wife have found out that their son has a heart condition. This condition is so severe that he will not survive without heart transplant surgery. John believes that he has insurance to cover this surgery but finds out this is not the case. He begins a campaign to get his insurance to cover the cost of the surgery as well as fund raising to help with the medical expenses for his son's hospitalization and surgery. The hospital refuses to put Mike Archibald on the list for...
  • Staging Vs Dramatic Tension
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    Dramatic tension, a fundamental cinematic attribute found in film, draws in audience interest through calamity, mystery, action, or anything attention-grabbing. However, without proper shot staging, the scene will not portray the dramatic tension in the intended way. Therefore, the filmmaker must take staging into account when producing a scene which involves dramatic tension. Shot composition became a big deal in cinema from the beginning, as it could make or break the mood of a scene. For exam...
  • Medium Shot Sound Jack Depalma
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    In Depalma's thriller Blowout Jack Terry is a folly artist that happens to witness the accidental assassination of Governor McRyan. Not only does he see the whole thing unfold, but also he has the sound of the entire accident on tape. After analysis Jack not only got the sound of the trees which he was looking for, but he got the recording of the gun shot that starts the conspiracy that not only was the death of the Governor not accidental, it was set up by a third party present at the scene. Th...
  • Move Forward Men Beach Shot
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    You never get used to it. Never stop seeing your best mate's face disappear as an enemy shell blasts it away in a split second. Of course people think you " re crazy when for no reason you stare into space or burst out crying and shaking but what do they know? Have they experienced some of the horrors of war that I have? Do they realise that men selflessly gave up their future so that they could live in peace? 1944. Omaha beach. Orders - At all costs take over the beach. It seems like yesterday ...