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Unformatted text preview: Film noir- means black film, film noir refers to a style or mode of filmmaking, which flourished between 1941 and 1958, that presents narratives involving crime or criminal actions in a manner that disturbs, lost direction, or otherwise induces nervous in the viewer. Existentialism- there is no god. What you do make who you are. World is a random place and things are not make serious. Femme fatale- stereotype. Women are bad, men are trying to take over the world but women are trying to take over men and then take over the world. Propaganda- what is a propaganda film? Trying t rick people what the film want to present and trying to get you to do something. For example, democracy will make people fight against communists. , [ * German expressionism- 1900s began. 1918-1920 -> realism is a lie. Above and beneath surface reality what you feel like. For example, if you want to draw a picture, when you use expressionisms way to draw, you will t ry to think what the view is like and then draw it. however, if you use realisms way to draw, you will go out and see the real things. Pacifism : what it means in relationship to war and how it affected war films in the U.S.? World War I I is a good war and Vietnam War is a bad war. The protagonist became a group of people. the story is focus on this group of people. Auteur theory- the director makes everything. But it didnt work well. Some people think no person cannot do everything The New Wave : what style of films, during which decades and where were they make? Happened in French 1950s- 1960s and it is a film movement. The films is only influence the U.S. film making which the film is totally create by direct, director is the creator. Panning and scanning- cinemascope fit on TV. Panning and scanning the original widescreen image so that it could be recomposed for TV. Aspect ratio- achieved by cropping the tops and bottoms of 35mm images in projection. Ratio of width to height Postmodernism- represents a reaction to the canonization of modernist aesthics. I t refuses to make the traditional distinctions drawn by modernists and premodernists between high culture and popular culture....
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