Martin Scorsese Essays and Term Papers
Hitchcock's Influence on Scorsese and J. Lee ThompsonCape Fear's Various Incarnations-From Thompson to Scorsese via Hitchcock's influence
Alfred Hitchcock is the famed, one might say infamous, master of suspense. This suspense often occurs, however, in apparently ordinary situations and settings and revolves around the extraordinary use of ...
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A Scene From Martin Scorcese's "Mean Streets"Considered to be one of the most consistently inventive American
directors in the last thirty years, Martin Scorsese has brought to life
some of the most violently thought provoking stories onto the screen. Many
of his films deal with life in the Mafia. Some have dealt with psychotics
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Hollywood's Attack On ReligionThe section that I have chosen to analyze from the book Hollywood vs.
America is "The Attack on Religion." In this part of the book, Michael Medved
discusses the shift in attitude Hollywood has made toward religion, from
acceptable to contemptible. He takes a look at the messages being sent in ...
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Existentialism In FilmI could not say where or how existentialist themes first emerged in film. Often times, critics will point to the work of Ingmar Bergman and Federico Fellini as early examples. Indeed, these two men are titans in their art, and they will be discussed in this essay. However, it occurs to me that a ...
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Youth ViolenceIn the book Toting a Gun for Tomorrow by Jonie Michel, a fictional world is created where it is an accepted fact that occurs, and where teens kill teens in large numbers. The main idea in this book is that changes need to be made in order to deter teen violence, and when these changes do not ...
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Gangs of New YorkGangs of New York
For my film report I watched the movie Gangs of New York. This film was released in the year 2002 and the director was Martin Scorsese. This is one of the best films Iíve ever watched thanks to the wonderful acting. The actors in this film are very good. Some of these names ...
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The Psychological KillerRobert Young
Film & Genre 260
May 9th, 2011
I Fear Myself
As film evolved over the years, genres grew as well. Sub-genre branched from the typical genres such as; Drama, comedy, honor, romance, action, musical, westerns, and science fiction. The psychological thriller genre is ...
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The Last Temptation Of ChristOutrage, controversy, beliefs, and disbelief, who knows? With countless renditions and rewritings of the bible, with 170 forms of religion known to man, who is to say what really happened during the last days of Christ. Who knows what went through the mind of any one human being, at any given ...
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