Category Posts : Film

Throne of Blood and Macbeth

Film / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

Compares Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 film to Shakekspeare’s “Macbeth” in terms of use of source material, adaptation elements, plot, character, theme.

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Charlie Chaplin

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Analysis of his films & development from gag-based shorts to comedy features with complex ideas. Discusses “The Kid,” “His Trysting Place,” “The Idle Class.”

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Textual Analysis of 3min Clip of TITANIC (1997)

Film / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

This is an essay based on a 3 min clip from the film, starting from where Rose tells the discovery crew about Titanic and ending with jack+fabrizio gambling. It looks closely at features such as editing,mise-en-scene and representation.

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Frankenstein

Film / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

This essay focuses on Mary Shelley’s book Frankenstein published in 1818 and on the 1993 film version of Shelley’s novel by filmmaker David Wickes.

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