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The Different Types of Discourse in “Following” and Their Effects on the Viewer

3 pages | 610 words

"Following" is a 1998 British neo-noir psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan. The story follows a young writer, Bill, who becomes obsessed with following strangers around London. He eventually meets a man named Cobb, who leads him into a life of crime. The film has received critical acclaim for its use of non-linear storytelling and its exploration of themes such as voyeurism, obsession, and identity.

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School Violence: The Consequences of America’s Attitude to Guns

3 pages | 610 words

This essay looks at two films about school violence - Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" and Gus Van Sant's "Elephant". The films are very different in terms of genre, style and approach to the problem, but they are united by one thing - an attempt to find out the reasons for school violence and its consequences.

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“Sicko”: A Critique of the American Health Care System

2 pages | 390 words

This essay will analyze the documentary film "Sicko" by Michael Moore. In the film, Moore examines the health care system of the United States and how it compares to systems in other countries. The film has been both praised and criticized for its approach and accuracy.

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Taoist Concepts in Hero, Fight Club and Star Wars

5 pages | 1340 words

This essay will analyze how different aspects of Taoism are represented in the movies Hero, Fight Club, and Star Wars. These films were selected because they are very different from each other in terms of genre and style, but they all contain elements that can be linked back to Taoism. The essay will discuss how the concepts of Wu Wei, Yin and Yang, and the Five Elements are illustrated in each movie.

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The Godfather: A Technical and Associated Elements Masterpiece

4 pages | 1080 words

The Godfather is a good combination of technical and associated elements which are equally clear, a few of which earn extraordinary credits. Cinematography is the chief among these. Gordon Willis' photography is as magnificent as ever, making use of light, dark, color and shadow in much the same way as director Francis Ford Coppola did with his own movies. And like those films, this one also features an extensive use of montage sequences which are both interesting and effective. The sound is also very good. The mix of music and dialog is excellent, and the film's overall sound design is very effective. The acting is also very good. Marlon Brando gives one of his best performances in years as Don Vito Corleone, and Al Pacino is also very good as Michael Corleone. The rest of the cast is also very good, including James Caan

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The Importance of Liberty, Individualism, and Democracy in Braveheart

3 pages | 630 words

Braveheart is a story about a man who defies tyranny to win back his country's freedom. The film, directed by Mel Gibson, has become an iconic representation of liberty and individualism.

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The Immigrant Experience in “Sweet Land”

4 pages | 1090 words

"Sweet Land" is a film which explores the theme of immigration and the challenges which arise from it. This is a perfect example of how diversity can be used in order to create a successful film.

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City of God: A Look into the Harsh Reality of Life in the Slums of Brazil

2 pages | 340 words

City of God is a 2002 Brazilian crime film directed by Fernando Meirelles. It is based on the 1997 novel of the same name by Paulo Lins, and tells the story of how the residents of Cidade de Deus (the City of God) favela in Rio de Janeiro deal with drug dealers and gangsters. The film was released in Brazil on August 2, 2002, and went on to receive critical acclaim.

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A Stylistic Analysis of the Film “Stand by Me”

4 pages | 880 words

This paper is a stylistic analysis of the film "Stand by Me" directed by Rob Reiner. The film is an adventurous drama that is told in the first person singular, which points to the narrative mode of discourse. In this film, the viewer is taken on a journey through the eyes of the protagonist Gordie Lachance. The story is set in the summer of 1959, in the small town of Castle Rock, Maine. The film follows the story of four young boys who embark on a journey to find the body of a missing boy. Along the way, the boys face various challenges and obstacles, which help them to grow and mature. The film is light-hearted and humorous, but also deals with some serious themes such as death, friendship, and coming of age. In this paper, I will be analyzing the use

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – A Success Story Thanks to Detailed Planning, Storyboarding, and Collaboration

4 pages | 1010 words

This essay explores how planning, storyboarding, and collaboration were key signs of success in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. It discusses how Jackson's use of these elements helped to make the movie a success.

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