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  • Craig's Reaction Shot Six Cinematography
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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...
  • Last Shot Of Cocaine
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    The Day in the Life of A Drug Addict I awoke to the smell of an old house, the lights were off and the house was cold and damp. Doug was nudging me saying "Wake-up! I got us a wake-up... get out of bed!" He was wide awake and holding a sixteenth of cocaine in his hand. My stomach started churring as I got up and ran to the restroom. He had woken me up many days like this but today Doug really had the dope. He enjoyed waking me up and making me think he had some cocaine, but most days he did not....
  • Safe Bet Over The Long Shot
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    Subjects in gambling tasks that involve both choice and pricing show a pattern of responses known as preference reversal. That is, although subjects in a choice condition generally will give higher preference ratings to 'safe'; , high-probability / low -payoff, bets than to 'long shot'; , low-probability / high -payoff, bets, when they are asked in a pricing condition to generate an amount of money that they would accept to avoid the gamble altogether they tend to give higher values for long sho...
  • Next Shot
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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...
  • Adaptation Of Great Expectations
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    There are many issues involved with adapting a classic novel for the small screen, but probably the most important of these is the degree of loyalty the adaptation should make with the original novel. For a director it is almost impossible to remain perfectly loyal to the novel. For instance, around the time of the first director, David Lean, filmmaking had not advanced to such a stage for it to be possible to, as shown in the book, animate the roots of a tree to look like dead people's hands. A...
  • Lincoln's And Booth's Side Of The Story
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    Some argue that the day Lincoln was shot was the most dramatic thing to ever happen to this country. April 14, 1865 was the day, Ford Theater was the place, and John Wilkes Booth was the perpetrator. Jim Bishop, appropriately titled 'The Day Lincoln Was Shot', has eloquently put the account of this event into writing. This story is a well-researched moment-to-moment account of the last 24 hours of Abraham Lincoln's life. Jim Bishop narrates these last tragic hours through records and personal ac...
  • Shot And The Goalie Touches The Ball
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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...
  • Last Shot Hard Core Logo
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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...
  • Thelma And Louise Long For Their Freedom
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    Hailey Thomas April 6, 2001 Feeder 3.2 Thelma and Louise In the final scene from Thelma and Louise the cinematographic effects are astounding. Panning, reaction shot, and dissolve are all used in the last section of the movie clip extensively. These three cinematographic terms are perfect for this clip because of the intensity they add to the scene. Through the use of panning, reaction shot, and dissolve the actresses portray two extreme emotions of desperation and the tranquility of freedom. De...
  • Back To The Rest Of The Boys
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    SIEGE I open the door to my unmarked patrol car. Its a ninety-four black Pontiac Grand Prix. I climb into the drivers seat, close the door, buckle up, and start the car. The powerful V 8 rumbles as the electronic starter ignites the gasoline and drives the pistons up and down. I rev the engine just because I like to hear that puppy purr. As the car warms up, my electronic equipment comes to life. There is a radar gun in the middle of my dash, a small on-board computer, and my radio. I pick up th...
  • Shooting John Kennedy
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    Matt Robinson The Assassination of John F. Kennedy The Assassination of JFK, which occurred in Dallas, Texas on a seemingly normal November day was one of the most shocking moments in recent history. He was riding in an open limousine when he was shot several times, once noticeably in the brain. The crowd, as one could imagine, was shocked, appalled, and panicked. Their leader had been stricken down right in front of their eyes. Shortly after the shooting John Kennedy died. Also shortly after th...
  • Strong Contrast Between Melanie And Scarlet
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    Gone with the wind (1939) dir. Victor Fleming This is a film about contrast. In the film clip, lag re amount of contrast can be found between characters, lighting, the way of how colour is presented, the way of how camera being placed, and the way of how shots being taken. Misc-en-Scene From the film clip (and the whole film), the colour image is strong on contrast, not only the colour of the settings, the furnitures, and the costumes, also the colour contrast of indoor and outdoor. In the film ...
  • Mid Shot Of Cynthia's Face As Maurice
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    Introduction to Film and Television theory 3. Secrets and Lies (1996), directed by Mike Leigh Secrets and Lies is primarily a film based on characters. Discuss how characters are Revealed and developed in the film through narrative structure and cinema techniques. Use specific scenes from the film to illustrate you " re answer. Secrets and Lies is a film that can make an audience feel like they are not watching a film at all, but that they are looking in on everyday people going about their norm...
  • The Camera Angles And Shot Compositions Change
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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...

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