Film Assignment 2
For this assignment I watched Stand by Me (1986). This movie was based upon the
novella The Body by Stephen King. Rob Reiner (nominated for best motion picture
director) directed this movie. Rob Reiner won truly moving picture award. Scr
Running Head: THE DEVELOPMENT OF 3D FILMMAKING
The Development of 3D Filmmaking
How 3D Works
The human eyes each have slightly different views of the world. The left eye sees
more of the left side of objects while the right eye sees more of the r
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird was a Pulitzer Prize winning book written by Harper Lee.
Producer Alan J. Pakula had a vision that this book could be a successful film but
many studios refused to make this film because it was, there was no rom
THE WAY OF THE DRAGON
ARTH 334 September 29, 2016
The Way of the Dragon
The 1972 film The Way of the Dragon is about a young lady by the name of Ms. Chen who writes a
letter to her Uncle Wang because she needs help with some bruta
September 16, 2016
Arth 334: Paper One
Sergeant Rutledge is a 1960 western and military courtroom drama film directed by Tom
Ford. The story is told through a series of flash backs that contained a testimony of
witnesses as they detailed th
August 31, 2016
Outline and Resources
Spike Lee Outline
Thesis: There are many great Directors around the world. Director Spike Lee is one of
them because of his perception towards the films he has directed.
Who is Spik
Part 2: Now that you have commented on the specific film you viewed,
see if you can draw some general conclusions about the work of the
director and one of the main actors or actresses. Be sure to comment on
the overall impression you had of the film, inc
If you watched a War film, what does it have in common with the War films in the Week Five
content? If you watched a Neo Noir film, what does it have in common with the Film Noir films
in the Week Five content (other than being in color).
Ferris Buellers Day Off
Ferris Buellers Day off was released in 1986 and was written, directed and
produced by John Hughes. John Hughes is a comedic genius. He did an
exceptional job of writing this screenplay with perfectly timed jokes and
antics. This d
Steven Allan Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio. His father,
Arnold Spielberg was an electrical engineer that worked on developing the first
computers. His mother was a concert pianist and resteraunteur. When Steven was 4
I have read all of Chapter three.
It seems like I am in agreement with a lot of the class members that have posted to the
conference already in regards to chapter three. The major consensus seems to be that it was a
dark chapter for Sidney Lumet to write.
I have read all of Chapter four.
Im starting to notice a trend here between film and writing. Josh you are a published
author and graduated with a degree in film, Sidney Lumet also a published author and directed
films. Is this a coincidence as Buster Kea
I have read all of Chapter five.
As I am reading along in chapter five, I am starting to get the understanding of how much
Sidney Lumet has a love and respect for almost every aspect of film-making. I give him credit
for bringing so many moving parts of a
I have read all of Chapter seven.
In chapter seven of Sidney Lumets book Making Movies, he discusses shooting the
movie. I find Sidneys style of writing very captivating. He writes with such ease, making me
believe that I am right there with him on the se
I have read all of Chapter ten.
This was a chapter where I didnt feel the love from Sidney Lumet for this craft of
creating music and sound effects for film. Thus far in everything we have read Sidney has
spoken in great detail and with a great respect fo
The camera oscura was first described in 1490 by the likes of Leonard da Vinci in
how it functions in the same way as the human eye. Today it is called the pinhole camera
because the concept is simple; go into a dark room and place a pinhole in a thin
Quentin Tarantino, the best director in the business
Understanding Movies, ARTH 334 7381
University of Maryland University College
Prof. Sara Weinstock
Introduction - This paper will examine the life of Quentin Tarantino. I will
February 5, 2015
Guy Ritchie has one of the most unique directing styles and has left a lasting
impression on movie goers over the last couple decades. This unique style that Guy
Ritchie directs has led him to several n
We will not have a final exam in this class. Instead we will have a final project that will assess what
you have learned in the class.
There are 3 parts to the final project:
1. Topic - You are to pick a topic for your final project before the end of week
April 12th, 2016
BLACK HAWK DOWN Outline and Resources
Making of BLACK HAWK DOWN:
A. Adapting Black Hawk Down: a Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden was the
idea of director Simon West who suggested to Jerry Bruckheimer that he should
buy the film right
Week Two, Topic 2
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The Birth of a Nation (1913) is still seen as a monumental film due to its innovation of filming
techniques that are still used today. For example, one of D. W. Griffith's key co
Week Seven, Only Topic
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Watch a film that won an Oscar associated with its screenplay. Click here to see a list.
Write 3 - 5 paragraphs about why you think this film won an Oscar for its scree
Francis Ford Coppola Outline
Thesis: There are many great Directors around the world. Director Francis Ford Coppola
is one of them because of his perception towards the films he has directed.
I. Who is Francis Ford Coppola
A. Early Life
1. Where was Coppo
Film Assignment 1
For this assignment I watched The Childrens Hour (1961). William Wyler (nominated
for best motion picture director) directed this movie. The writers were Lillian Hellman
(play) and John Michael Hayes (screenplay). Main characters were Au
Director Francis Ford Coppola
Directing is the essence of any movie. Without directors, films will not be
able to exist or express the passion and entertainment they have. I consider that
directors are the most influential and important part of a film. I
Week Five, Only Topic
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Watch either a War film made in the last 25 years or a Neo Noir film from the list, Neo Nior
Films 1982 - 1999.pdf . (It cannot be your favorite movie.)
If you watched a
Week Six, Only Topic
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Watch a movie made between 1970 1980 that you have not already seen for this class and
answer the following questions.
Describe at least three special effects, camera trick
Paper 2 on Unforgiven
Most of the elements I observed while watching this film were spectacular for a
Western movie. Everything seemed to fit and it seemed like I was actually there
spectating. This movie really showed so many things, ch
Paper 1 on Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Some of the elements that I observed while watching this film were, I think, a
little ahead of its time. Most of the story had an amusing element to it, as well as it
mainly falling into a Wester