Film Essay Examples

The part of the film

In the opening scene of the film there is an important camera shot going on, a point of view shot of a creature flying over the water, which eventually leads into a and if you listen very carefully you can hear a drum beat that could relate to a heart beat, this could make the… View Article

To Be Or Not To Be, Innit

How does the introduction to “To Be Or Not To Be, Innit” use language to achieve its purposes and what issues does it raise about language and power? The purpose of the text ‘To Be Or Not To Be, Innit’ is to persuade those who believe Shakespeare is not ‘cool’ enough to be used in… View Article

Coppola’s first feature film

Similarly, the 1992 adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola has an equally complex representation of Dracula. Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, USA, but he grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father was a composer and musician, while his mother had… View Article

An Inspector Calls

I am writing to you about a film I would like you to play a part in. It’s called An Inspector Calls, it is set in Brumley, an industrial city in the north midlands, 1912. The play is about a young woman named Eva Smith who commits suicide after an unfortunate line of events. An… View Article

The film Pretty Woman

We recently watched the film Pretty Woman, which was directed by American Hollywood producer Garry Marshall, who had previously produced 70’s T. V sitcoms, such as Happy Days, Mork & Mindy, and Laverne & Shirley. This film was made between 24th July 1989 and 18th October 1989, and was then released on 23rd March 1990…. View Article

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

The traditional view of Dracula as an old man who is played by Gary Oldman in the film is a man who is almost invincible and completely ruthless. Dracula’s appearance in the film compared to the novel by Bram Stoker is quite similar in some ways. The appearance of Dracula doesn’t differ that much and… View Article

Sinise’s film version ‘Of Mice and Men’

Analyse both the beginning and ending of Steinbeck’s novel with the opening and closing sequences of Sinise’s film version ‘Of Mice and Men’ They are many of difficulties that a director faces when adapting a classic novel to the ‘big screen.’ One of the biggest difficulties Sinise would have faced in adapting ‘Of Mice and… View Article

The film versions

The setting in this version is very ominous. It begins with a boy, Pip walking along a road past the gallows, which gives the audiences the feeling that danger is about because gallows were we criminals were murdered so it hints that a criminal is about. The sky is gloomy and looks like it is… View Article

A Passage Taken From the Film ‘Trainspotting’

The passage is taken from a film ‘Trainspotting’, and is therefore a scripted piece. In a situation like this situation in ‘real life’, there would undoubtedly have been interruptions on numerous occasions; however, being a scripted piece, there were no overlaps; the entire passage is in the form of turn taking. In ‘real life’, we… View Article

The Elephant man Film Review

The Elephant Man’ is an emotional rollercoaster about two men struggling to change the world’s view on physical disabilities. It is a remarkable story that is heart rendering from beginning to end. ‘The Elephant Man’ was released in 1980, after Mel Brooks had fought for years to bring this masterpiece to life. David Lynch, director… View Article

The film of Step Mom by Gigi Levangie

A Comparison between my improvisation of Generation gap by us and the film of Step Mom by Gigi Levangie The two pieces of improvisation are good for a comparison because our improvisation is about two single parents one who lives with their mother moving in and how the children react to each other. Step mom… View Article

The film Jack Ruby

Jack Ruby started of as a small time club owner in Dallas called the Carousel Club. He also did small time bootlegging. Some indications that Jack Ruby was a player in Dallas or in the Mafia was that when ever he was arrested he seemed to be let of with a small fine or even… View Article

Manipulation in Blade Runner and Maus

This paper discusses the issue of manipulation in Ridley Scott’s, Blade Runner, and Art Spiegelman’s, Maus – volume I and II. When used as a form of authoritative control, manipulation lends itself to the dehumanization of the characters within these texts; consequently enslaving them to an inescapable and fascist framework of control. Manipulation is an… View Article

Are we influenced by TV and film?

Censorship of the media allows either the government or a governmentally appointed department the right to dictate to individuals what they are allowed to view. In a democratic society, personal freedom is of paramount importance and therefore we should have the right watch what ever we want. But, the most vulnerable in society, for example… View Article