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  • Tarkovskys Film Zerkalo
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    The Mirror of Time and Memory. Live in the house-and the house will stand. I will call up any century, Go into it and build myself a house With shoulder blades like timber props I help up every day that made the past, With a surveyors chain I measure time And traveled through as if across the Urals. I only need my immortality For my blood to go on flowing from age to age. I would readily pay with my life For a safe place with constant warmth Were it not that lifes flying needle leads me on Throu...
  • Uncanny Alien Bug Mother
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    This morning I was struck by the realization that I've been going to movies for fifty years now; starting when I was eighteen months old, my mother would take me on a streetcar every Thursday togo shopping, have lunch, and go to a matinee and stage show at thePantages or the Orpheum in downtown Los Angeles. Clearly I like movies and I usually find something enjoyable even about bad ones. I can hardly remember a time when I have seriously considered walking out of a film. But I considered it yest...
  • Film Kane
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    Citizen Kane After watching the movie "Citizen Kane" I realized why this movie was named one of the best films ever. Yellow journalism was in an era from the 1880 to the 1900 and it featured flashy journalism of that time, which made editors write about invented stories. Which went to big headlines on subjects that weren't true. The two big writers of that time were William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. During the film Kane is depicted as a yellow journalism at different times. One exampl...
  • End Of The Film Evan
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    "Butterfly Effect" was perhaps one of the best films I have ever seen. I found it mysterious, interesting and fascinating. I wanted to write my reaction paper about "Butterfly Effect" because of the similarity to the film we saw in class called "Donnie Darko". Both films investigate the issue of destiny thoroughly. Both film had a male character that has memories, dreams or black outs which make them at first confused. But later on, they realized the power they have in order to change their dest...
  • Nineteen Fifties Cult Films
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    1950'over past nine weeks we " ve embarked on a journey spanning seven decades of cult films and also received a brief education of our not so distant past. We " ve seen the outrageous, the good, the bad and the ugly, the weirdly dramatic, and the just plain weird of the last seven decades of cult films and how in the end somehow find away to incorporate a piece of American culture at the time. However, by far the most intriguing decade to me would have to be the nineteen fifties. There are many...
  • Evan Attempts
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    Movie Review of The Butterfly Effect It's not everyday that one may watch a film that can be categorized in all of the genres of drama, thriller, sci-fi, and love. However, in J. Mackye Gruber and Eric Bress's movie, The Butterfly Effect, they do just that. Throughout the film, a young man, Evan T reborn, played by Ashton Kutcher, who like his institutionalized dad before him, has memory blackouts that he must deal with. After several years had passed, Evan discovers a supernatural technique to ...
  • Chaplin's Career With Keystone Studios
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    Charlie Chaplin did not use sound to communicate to the audience in his movies. Despite the fact that there was no spoken language, his movies were sensational and the audiences loved them. Chaplin was thought of as cinema's first genius and has been called the single most-influential artist in the history of motion pictures. I am researching Charlie Chaplin to learn how he became a sensational comedian and one of the best actors of all time. Chaplin is considered as one of the most pivotal star...
  • Bravery And Courage
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    Heroism is portraying qualities of courage, bravery, and valor along with many other highly dignified traits. The crew of Apollo 13 displayed much bravery and courage. The time and dedication it took to show many emotions were greatly shown. Courage was shown many times throughout the film. It was shown when the astronauts were up in space and had to be able to battle out the cold when there was not enough power to generate the heat. That particular event would take much courage, physical streng...
  • Desirous Of Protee The Entire Film
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    Chocolat In the film Chocolat the main characters Aimee and Protee have an intense sexual desire towards each other, which they must deny. Their relationship is an impossibility because Aimee is a married French colonialist, and Protee is her African servant. In an interesting power struggle, Aimee represents French colonial power while Protee serves as the moral authority. Aimee demonstrates control over Protee and the other servants in the film because she is their white colonial master. She c...
  • Perfect Wave
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    Surfing has been around for many years, in fact since 400 A. D and people are still going hard at it today and will for many more years to come. The very first surfers were the Island folk who would use the waves to get over the coral reefs and back to shore after their hard days of fishing. They found that this was the easiest and quickest way of transport over the reefs so they continued to do it for many years. As time went on the art of riding waves then developed into more of a 'leisure spo...
  • Film
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    Shrek The G -eat est Fairytale Never told! By Ahsanul Hogue (Film Correspondent) Finally, a 'family film' you can sink your teeth into. Based on a William Steig's book about a green ogre. This computer animated film is aimed at children as well as adults. And what a excellent story line. The theme of the film is comedy. The general message was that it does not matter if your pretty or ugly looking. It matters what's in the inside not the outside. When it comes to computer-generated motion pictur...
  • Andrew And His Father's Moments
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    Garden State by 'Pipsorcle " Andrew Largeman's (Zack Braff) journey throughout 'Garden State's seems to be a testament on the meaning of liberation. Going from his struggling acting life in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey, where he witnesses his mother's funeral, Andrew is in the mist of confronting difficult issues. One of the biggest issues is coming to terms with his psychologist father (Ian Holm), whom he has distanced himself from for many years because he has put him on powerful ...
  • Good Film Developer
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    Basics of film developing This step, basics of film developing, is very important that can make a person becomes a great photography. After knowing how to use the camera and how to take the pictures, the next step is learning how to develop the film. Although the person has a good negative; but a person doesn't have a good develop's skill, or doesn't know the right way about developing, how can that person makes a good picture. He / she should know how to develop film and how to roll the film. B...
  • Sequences From The Same Film
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    "Space and time in cinema are constructs" -- -- Cinema is a medium, a realistic device through which the spectator looks at the objective reality. A filmmaker may represent this objective reality in an apparently objective way; or he may foreground his authorial presence, or the spectator's presence, or the camera's presence in various ways. Generally, in a fiction-film the frame acts as a window through which real life is portrayed. Here, a particular type of suture is made where the characters...
  • Antonio And Bruno
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    The Bicycle thief - Antonio and Bruno relationship On one level, the film is about the economical crisis and the unemployment in Italy during the post-war period. It is a society where the poverty drives people to criminal offences. No one seems to care about others because everybody has their own problems. Not even the police are very helpful, when Antonio reports his stolen bike. The only sign of humanity is in the end when the man, from whom Antonio steels the bike, does not want to press cha...
  • Films Move Forward In Time
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    Destiny and Choice in "Hiroshima Mon Amour" and "Before the Rain" The passing of time and life's events have always posed man with deep questions. How do yesterday's moments help set what happens today, and how does the actual transition in time occur? Drawing lines between past, present and future help us to do this just as distinguishing between the individual and society makes us all different. These two separate examples merge together as life is a continuum rather than blocks of events, and...
  • Visible In Alfie And Darling
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    Messages and Values portrayed in 1960's British cinema The Swinging 60's was the name given to the period in the 1960's where there was a phenomenal rise in youth culture, fuelled by pop music, fashion and a sexual revolution. Swinging London was portrayed in several films during this period, notably Alfie, Darling and A Hard Day's Night. The main theme of Alfie and Darling is the increase of sexual relationships in the younger generations. This is due to the creation of contraceptive pills and ...
  • T Horror Films
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    A life in the day of? Paul Gambrill Here is a Picture of me. Sadly, it's not very good-probably because I HATE having my photo taken. My name is Paul Gambrill; I live in a house in Felixstowe that is very close to Safeway (I can buy a pie in under 1 minute); I am 15 but change my age to suit my mood-I can go from 10 to 20 in one day; I like cool things and hate most things / people.? My average morning consists mainly of shouting, swearing and a whole lot of trying to get out of spending another...
  • Walk In The Clouds
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    A Walk In The Clouds – AA Walk In The Clouds – A Wonderland Called Sentiment In an era when harsh actuality of everyday life propels one to the realm of insanity, to a pharmaceutical ly induced sleep, or to a dreadful state of existence, it is a pleasure for a fairytale world to engulf an individual. Although for only a brief time of ninety minutes, that ninety minutes is as refreshing as a relaxing soak in a warm tub of water.? A Walk in the Clouds? provides the means of escape by w...

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