Films Essay Topics

French and Italian Films

The EU Directive has “put forth the greatest effort to fend off what it has termed “American cultural imperialism.. ” 14 France is the strongest implementor of this directive that it currently requires utmost 40% of films shown in in the country are of non-European origin. The country is also lobbying for other fellow member… View Article

European Films & An Analysis

Films are products of culture. It is a culture woven into a piece of art. Films are like mirrors reflecting certain cultures, and these cultures in turn, are also affected back by these films in which they relate to. In fact, film is considered as one great type of art because of its effectiveness in… View Article

Comparative Analysis of Two Films

Stereotyping can be defined as sweeping generalizations about affiliates of a certain gender, nationality, religion, race, or other group. Social stereotyping has been a worldwide issue for many years. More specifically, stereotypical assertions, based on both gender and race, have been a common theme throughout many 20th and 21st century films. Both Crash, directed by… View Article

Documentary films

Documentary films have paved way to show the reality of life. More often than not, it provides awareness of the present situation that was not addressed accurately in films and television shows alike. Documentary, like other discourses of the real, retains a vestigial responsibility to describe and interpret the world of collective experience, a responsibility… View Article

June Yip proposes post colonialism to evaluate Taiwanese films

June Yip analyzes Taiwan in the book Envisioning Taiwan as a new breed of country in the postcolonial era which has least interest in the idea of nation-state, maintaining it’s very local faces as well as open to international influences with much surprise. Yip takes a look at Taiwan’s post-national territory status through its fiction… View Article

Gender Stereotypes in Films

Erwin Goffman (1959) in “The Presentation of Self,” asserts that “when an individual plays a part he implicitly requests his observers to take seriously the impression that is fostered before him. ” That is, individuals tend to behave according to the accepted norms and behaviors of the culture or society they are a part of,… View Article

Males and Females in Peter Greenaways Films

The following paper gives an overview of the movies of Peter Greenaway along with how he portrays women and men his films. The paper would be based on the roles of men and women in his three movies, drowning by numbers, the belly of an architect and the Draughtsman’s contract. One common aspect that would… View Article

Two Russian Films

Sometimes, art represents the suppressed voice of the majority. If the dominant factor is really tyrannical, and those who oppose it would be placed in grave danger, those with a passion for change use art as a catalyst for change. These people are often called artists, yet some would say that they should be called… View Article

Films Present Psychosocial Disabilities

A number of films feature psychosocial disabilities simply because some people suffer from these illnesses in real life. Through analyzing films, one can comprehend the attitudes of society toward people with these disabilities. It can be a special emphasis on their capabilities or a barrier on their participation in the community. Since these individuals have… View Article

Films by Pasolini

Pаsоlіnі bеgаn shооtіng hіs fіrst fіlm, Аccаtоnе, іn Оctоbеr 1960. Hіs mоvе іntо fіlm wаs thе tеrmіnus аd quеm оf thе 1958-9 crіsіs іn hіs wоrk, аnd іn hіs publіc rоlе, dіscussеd іn Pаrt І. Thе аttеmpt tо crеаtе sіmulаcrа оf іnnоcеncе аnd аuthеntіcіty wіthіn lіtеrаry lаnguаgе, bеgun іn Frіulі аnd cаrrіеd оvеr іntо hіs… View Article

Reviewing Films Depicting Supremacy of Artificial Intelligence

There is without a shadow of a doubt that we are now living in a time when there is almost nothing we cannot accomplish. The outbreak of high technology all around the world is soaring, and day by day, improvements on what is already highly intelligent devices are being developed. From computers, to cellular phones,… View Article

Political films

The research paper “The Timing of Presidential Cinema” discusses and analyzes social meaning of political films. Little research is done in this filed, although many films contain political and economic meaning. Interestingly, the release of presidential cinema is associated with the controlling party and with the ideology that the party has in the White House…. View Article

Political Campaign Videos

Shifts in the campaign films “The Sky is the Limit” by George Bush and “A New Beginning” by Ronald Reagan must have been very evident to expert media critics, but were not at all noticeable for average reasonable television viewers, making the films more effective materials in campaign. Let us first take a look at… View Article

Why We Crave Horror Movies

As we analyze Stephen King’s essay “Why We Crave Horror Movies,” we come across his essential reasons as to what gives us the ambition and motivation to insist watching horror movies. In a way Stephen King is correct; one way or another we all are mentally ill to a point. No one is perfect, and… View Article

African American Movie

Out of all the great African-American films out there, I decided to write on a film, which is still considered to be a classic to this day, “Cooley High. ” The film takes place in Chicago, 1964, and centers on a group of lower-class black kids, including Preach, a smart student, and his close friend,… View Article

International Management

1. Hollywood movies affect national culture outside the United States because it leads people to stereo-type other cultures. Such as the stereo-type of Japanese people as robotic caricatures who mix there L’s and R’s and Bill Murry who played a character was taking a shower in a Five-star hotel and has to bend down to… View Article

Example Creative Project Analysis as Film Studies

In my storyboard I started with normal diegetic sound to create the normal, realistic atmosphere of sounds such as gates creaking and the wind blowing. This is so the audience is aware of the surroundings, considering no establishing shot was used prior to this to show the setting also generates a dark and mysterious atmosphere… View Article

Film Classification

After a long day’s work we all enjoy siting down in front of the tv screen and get lost in a movie of our choice. In that 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours we are lost in an alternative realty. Leaving all the stress of hours past and cheer on as Bruce Wayne puts… View Article

Grizzly Man

Grizzly Man In Grizzly Man,among the controversy stirred by the behavior of Treadwell, the central idea expressed in the film is that the nature is indeed indifferent and man should not cross the borderline between man and nature. Wild animals are not friends of human. Treadwell put all his heart to the cause of protecting… View Article

Analytical Essay on Film

With reference to at least TWO films from the film list, discuss the way that new digital technology has had an effect on film form and/or exhibition Digital technology has transformed the way we have our cinematic experiences has evolved (DreamWorks). With evolving technology the cinema has taken leaps and bounds in expanding the vision… View Article

The Role of Film in Depicting History

Films are very instrumental in relating stories because they provide vivid images of what can only be imagined when reading newspapers or books, or hearing stories over the radio. A film’s greatest asset is that it moves and in doing so, scenes are presented with such realism that they elicit larger audience involvement and emotional… View Article

Trailer Comparison of Casino Royale and Mission Impossible II

The use of trailers to advertise films has developed into an art almost separate from that of making the film itself and in some cases, specialist directors are hired specifically for the trailers. Such attention is being paid towards the making of trailers due to its pivotal role in boosting the profits of the film,… View Article

Cult Films

Eccentric, offbeat, weird, ‘unique’ and catering to esoteric tastes of a particularly small group and number of individuals, cult movies or cult films are the exact opposite of the blockbuster, hollywood and hollywood-type mainstream feature films being screened in major movie houses today. Cult movies usually acquire a ‘cult following,’ groups of individuals whose particular… View Article

Male Identity and Greek Mythology’s Hercules in Films

Famed for his mighty muscles, Hercules was the son of the mortal woman Alcmene and the god Zeus. Hercules performed many legendary feats of strength, the first of which came as an infant: when Zeus’s wife Hera placed two serpents in his crib, Hercules quickly strangled them. After he had grown to manhood Hera got… View Article

Blockbuster Films

Extra-terrestrial beings, intergalactic space flight, fictionalized re-telling of actual historical events, biological disasters that either threaten or bring human existence to a screeching halt, these are several of the most common elements and themes found in blockbuster films. But given the varying elements of blockbusters in film history, certain uncertainties give the term no exact… View Article

Adversity in ‘Lord of the Flies’

Adversity is presented in many forms during ‘Lord of the Flies’ for the main character Ralph. It comes not only in the form of other people but a corruption of what society the boys on the island have managed to hold onto. One of the strongest forms of adversity came in the form of a… View Article

A good film just like a good book

After I click the pause, the screen froze and there is a sentence remain on the screen, ‘Oh, this land was made for you and me. ‘ There is a feeling from my heart which I can not explain with words, this felling contains angry, disappointed, sadness, but the most is the powerlessness to face… View Article

Hedda Gabler Essay

In Ibsen’s drama Hedda Gabler, Hedda was a wealthy woman with a great background, until she marries Mr. Tesman. When she is chained down to this man she starts to become unstable and reveals how truly devilish she can be. From manipulating her loved ones to down-right killing them. These incidents occur because of jealousy… View Article

A Memorable Family Occasion

The return of my eldest brother from overseas after completing his medical studies in England was a memorable family occasion. Every member of our family turned up at the airport with joy and expectations to await his arrival. As the plane taxied in, we wondered how he would look after his long absence, for he had… View Article