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The Description Of The Movie “Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone”

This movie is set in England’s little suburb. A little cat is seen and she transforms into Professor McGonagall, a witch. She meets Professor Dumbledore, a wizard at Dursley’s doorstep. A little boy named Harry Potter is held by Hagrid, a massage therapist. Dudley Dursley is now the Dursley family’s spoilt son. Harry has no room and lives below the stairs. Dudley’s birthday celebration ends with the party going to the Zoo. Harry makes the glass go away and Dudley goes into the Boa Constrictor Pit. Harry is the one to blame for this incident. These mysterious letters begin to appear soon and are addressed to Harry. Harry receives these mysterious letters. Harry tries to hide them but Dursley fails. Mr. Dursley eventually takes his entire family on a trip to a remote island just before Harry’s eleventh birthday. The family hears a bang and Hagrid enters. Hagrid then gives Harry a letter about Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft. Harry learns that his magical abilities were being lied to by the Dursleys. Hagrid follows Harry to London for supplies the next day. Harry discovers that his parents have given him a lot in money. They shop at Diagon Alley. Harry receives a school uniform. Books, potion ingredients and a magic stick. Harry is having lunch with Hagrid when he inquires about the reason for his scarred forehead. Hagrid is reluctant to reveal his secrets, but tells Harry about Voldemort’s tragedy. He claims that wizards can go wrong, and that he is one of them. He killed the one who didn’t join him. He tried to recruit Harry’s parents that night but they wouldn’t listen so he shot them. He was going to kill Harry. But he saw something, and then gave Harry the scar. Hagrid informs Harry that Voldemort hasn’t been seen since. Hagrid later takes Harry to train station. To reach platform 9/3, he has a to cross a wall. He is able to make friends with Ronald Weasley while riding on the train. They must wear this hat when they reach Hogwarts. Harry hints that he doesn’t have to go to Slytherin because he can put it on. The friend goes into Gryffindor. He soon discovers that Snape his potions instructor doesn’t love him. Hagrid informs Harry that Snape doesn’t like Harry, but he is still insured. The boys are instructed to stay on the ground during their flying lesson. Draco malfoy, a boy’s toy, then takes Draco Malfoy’s toy and soars into the air. Harry demands that Malfoy return the toy. Malfoy throws Harry the toy and Harry runs and grabs it. Professor McGonagall has Harry bring the toy to Gryffindor Quidditch’s captain. He recommends that he become their seeker. All of the Hogwarts children are led to their dorms after a troll was spotted during Halloween. Harry and Ron flee to Hermione to rescue Hermione, who didn’t know of the troll. The troll attacks them while they are there. Harry climbs on the back of the troll and raises his wand up to the nose. Ron uses a spell to make the trolls club smash into the head of the troll, killing it. All teachers are stunned and give them points towards their houses. Harry buys his Dad an invisibility jacket and goes to school after Christmas. The Mirror of Erised is what he discovers. It shows the deepest desires of anyone who looks at it. Harry sees his parents and Harry when he looks at it. The Trio decided to solve a mystery during Christmas Break. A bank break-in, and a Sorcerer’s stone guarded with a 3 headed dog. Nicolas Flamel, a friend to Dumbledore’s, holds the Sorcerer’s Stone. This Stone provides unlimited wealth as well as long life. Hagrid win a Dragon in Poker a few days later. Ron, Ron’s brother from Romania studies dragons. Malfoy is able to catch them and take 150 points off their house. Malfoy and the Trio are grounded, and Hagrid must accompany them to find out who has been eating Unicorns. Harry is separated from Malfoy and sees him wearing a hood who drinks the blood. Harry is saved when the mark of the man begins to hurt. A friendly centaur tells Harry that Voldemort has been plotting to steal his Sorcerer’s stone. Harry decides to steal Voldemort’s Stone. Harry, Ron, Hermione and Hermione walk to the corridor with the 3 headed dog at midnight. They move on to the sticky stuff after they have gotten past this. They arrive at this enormous chess board game where Ron has to give his life for his friends. Hermione accompanies Harry as he enters the room to seek the Stone.

When he arrives in the room, Professor Quirrell greets him and puts him in front a Mirror. Harry takes out the Stone from his pocket and tells Quirrell it is something else. Quirrell takes down his turban. Voldemort is located in the backside of Quirrell’s head. Voldemort gives Quirrell instructions to kill Harry. He fails because Harry gets burnt to his skin. Harry falls asleep. Harry wakes up to find Dumbledore in hospital. Harry will be told that Mr. Flamel and Harry have decided on the destruction of the Stone. Harry then travels to the End Of Year Banquet. Here, the house with more points wins. Slytherin looks set to win, as Dumbledore gives Harry and his friends a certificate for Griffindor’s achievements. Harry will be heading to London for the Summer with his Dursleys friends, and that is where we leave him. Harry Potter’s moral lesson is to never give-up, even when things aren’t making sense. I believe that most people have many different things going on in their lives. Even though it may not make sense, and we don’t know how to wait, it will eventually work out. It will put you on the right track. He was discriminated against for his identity, which he didn’t know made sense.

A View Of The Character Of Sam Shakusky As Depicted In Wes Anderson’s Film, Moonrise Kingdom

Sam Shakusky is a leader who is determined to challenge the existing power structure.

Hollywood’s gender system is built on men saving their women-in-distress counterparts by conceiving and performing their roles. In films, the male focus is assumed to be emotionless and unable to feel empathy. This is how film depicts men in their most extreme forms. These depictions have been a norm in society and film. If they are not, it can cause a lot of scrutiny. Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson is challenging these criteria. The manhood actions of the main character are depicted in a very different light than in other films. This makes it important for American cinema. According to the film’s main focus, his masculinity doesn’t have to be hegemonic. And it isn’t perpetuated by edgy manhood acts. The film’s focus, Sam Shakusky is a man of nobility who challenges hegemonic masculinity. He is emotionally and respectful and resists the almost cartoonish and contradictory attempts at manhood that others make. This makes his character crucial to modern film culture’s understanding of masculinity.

Sam Shakusky is a man of noble masculinity. His emotions are the first thing that drives his actions. Sam Shakusky, an orphan left behind by his family and without a place to call home, has no inspiration for masculinity. As a result of his neglect, Sam behaves in a way that is different from other men in film. Men, Masculinity and Manhood Acts, Douglas Schrock and Michael Schwalbe, highlight the fact that boys are the first to be differentiated in masculinity. It becomes clear from the scene in which Sam and Suzy exchange letters that he was ignored by both his peers as well as adults during Sam’s childhood. He became more emotional and focused on painting than learning from the boys around. As a result, he develops a stronger sense of emotion and masculinity. Traditional definitions would say that Sam was not able to have male friends as a child, but it enhanced his sense of self, which is a key aspect of masculinity. One’s physical and/or behavioral characteristics must be maintained in possession of one’s self. Sam’s consistent behavior reflects his emotions. His masculinity is also reflected in his emotions. He is masculine and Suzy is a good example of his masculinity. Sam’s emotional attachment to Suzy is different from any other male character in the film. Men must possess an awareness of their self and be able to fulfill their needs. Schwalbe and Schrock 155. Sam immediately recognizes that Suzy is his desire when he meets her. He first meets Suzy on stage in a play. He then sneaks backstage and speaks with Suzy. It is important that he pursues Suzy because it demonstrates his desire for her and also shows that he accepts masculine behavior within the gender social structure. Although he’s masculine in his approach, he approaches Suzy with a gentle, sensitive manner. This is a departure from traditional masculinity. He approaches her and shows his compassion for women, rather than trying to be heroic and act out. This is important because his open and honest emotional investments in women, which contrast with mainstream masculinity as film, allow him still to be a manly figure.

Sam’s respect of women is another aspect that defines his masculinity. Sam’s respect of Suzy is demonstrated in many different ways. Barbara J. Risman discusses Gender as a Society: Theory Wrestling With Activism. She argues, based upon the context of a relationship gender roles change and that this can negatively impact progress towards gender equality. Sam, however, is open to the idea of working with Suzy as he runs away, regardless his title in their relationship. He doesn’t want to be in complete control of the scene while they move through woods. Instead, he trusts Suzy and allows her to contribute equally. This is evident when Suzy and Sam are captured by traditionally masculine Khaki Scouts. They want to prove they’re “man enough.” Suzy saves Sam. Sam appreciates Suzy’s efforts to save him.

His actions. Suzy is his equal power partner. He doesn’t need to be assertive to prove that he’s masculine like his peers, the Khaki Scouts.

The Khakis Scouts constantly try to assert their male power over Sam and Suzy. This contrasts with Sam’s noble but humble masculinity. While they are boys, the Khakis Scouts take on the role of men when they are assigned by police to help find Sam and Suzy. Schrock-Schwalbe’s argument is supported by this behavior. Young men tend to form large groups and emulate male figures during their development. Sam’s acceptance of his masculinity is evident by the contrast in their attempts to be masculine as Khaki Scouts. Sam’s personal happiness and lack of possession of their masculinity is evidence of their lack of self-esteem. While he dominates the Khakis Scouts, they try harder to be dominant. Contrast Sam’s noble and humble masculinity with the Khaki Scouts overwhelming attempts to be hegemonic, shows the flaws in traditional masculinity in film. Because of their intrinsic goals, males often seek competition with others in film’s traditional masculinity.

The film’s tradition of masculinity has not been changed significantly in its history. This leads to unrealistic male and female perceptions. Moonrise Kingdom is a great film, but Sam Shakusky, who is a perfect example of masculinity in film, makes Moonrise Kingdom a very important film. He is admirable for his modesty and kindness, even in the face of social difficulties. This trait is not often seen as masculinity. Male focus is often admirable for their heroic actions and not modest behaviour. Sam’s important role is due to its contrast of the societal implications on masculinity.

Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson focuses on masculinity in a variety of ways. This film is important for American cinema as well as the definition of masculinity. The film shows that masculinity isn’t hegemonic as traditional films portray. Masculinity isn’t based on absurd acts of manhood, rather it is based more on modesty than nobility. Moonrise Kingdom’s value in American filmmaking comes from its depiction and celebration of masculinity. Through Sam Shakusky, the film challenges Michael Schwalbe and Douglas Schrock’s arguments about hegemonic masculinity.

Analysis Of Cinematographic Techniques In Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko tells the story of Donnie, a highschool student who experiences sleepwalking problems and dreams of seeing a man in a rabbit costume. After an unusual near-death experience, Donnie finds himself responsible in numerous vandalism and violence committed against his community. This film is filled with symbolism and touches on themes such fear, love, loss, and sacrifice.

Donnie Darko’s most distinctive film technique is lighting. Low key lighting is used throughout the film, which makes it dark. Donnie Darko’s film has a “thriller-esque” feel. This creates a very creepy and distorted mood and can be used to draw the viewers’ attention to a particular visual. As the movie progresses, it seems that the lighting gets darker. As the protagonist approaches the answer to the question, the shadows covering his face become more heavy. Although the film isn’t very brightly lit, certain scenes are well-lit. Donnie’s normal life is an example. To help Donnie feel like a typical teenager, bright, high-key lighting helps him shoot cans in a field. The scene looks almost as though it was lit entirely with the sun’s natural light, which makes it feel calm and relaxed. Three-point lighting can also be used to selectively lighten the scene. This transforms the subject into a dynamic image that “pops”. Donnie and Frank’s rabbit friend Frank talk to each other using three-point lighting. Frank is the main focus of the conversation. Donnie can focus on Frank’s words and it makes it easier for him to communicate his point. The use of color can bring life to otherwise insignificant or mundane surroundings. They can help set the mood and tone for any given situation or object. Black and white can be associated with good or evil, yin or yang, in terms of color schemes. Donnie is often seen in plain white shirts throughout the film. This contrasts well with Frank’s. Donnie will always be wearing a dark colored shirt, or a black shirt, whenever he meets Frank. It is worth noting that Gretchen can be present when Frank is with Donnie. Donnie has been confronting Frank by himself up until now. Donnie is wearing a black jacket and a white shirt, symbolizing Donnie’s fight with evil.

Donnie’s mental fragility is also enhanced by Donnie’s dark-colored rabbit. Frank’s color scheme serves as a subconscious warning of Donnie’s imminent doom.

Also, the film’s dark and disturbing tone is enhanced by the use of excessive shadowing. The color scheme is not right, even in scenes one might associate with peace. Donnie Darko opens with shots of mountains in the early morning. The color scheme is ominous and sickening, despite being a sunrise shot. Donnie Darko uses color and lighting to create an atmosphere that is chaotic, strange, and foreboding. It is heavily dependent on functional ignorance. This leaves its audience in the darkness and prompts them to speculate about what might happen.

Ethnic Notions And Its Representation Of Social Issues In America

Ethnic Notions, a 1987 film by Marlon Richards, portrays many of America’s social problems before and after the Civil War. This film focuses on different social issues, such as sexuality and appearances. These issues were directly influenced by media. Different stereotypes were created by the media, which was responsible for the portrayal of African Americans in cartoons and minstrel shows.

Media used “blackface” as a means to defend slavery. Media created a variety of characters that helped to create the idea of serviility. In defense of slavery, characters like “Happy Sambo”, “Mammy”, and others were created. Media portrays African Americans as happy and eager to work for slave owner owners. Happy Sambo was described as a cheerful, dance-loving, African American man who enjoyed working for slave owners. The Mammy was a happy, older woman who was willing to do whatever was asked of her. These characters were created to defend slavery and to promote false beliefs about African American. White performers would portray their “blackface” and imitate African Americans stereotypes. Zip Coon was another character that was created to portray African Americans as free and not able to fit in society. This is very similar to Abraham Lincoln’s media portrayal. Many people consider Lincoln the president who abolished Slavery. This is the only image we have of Lincoln. Lincoln said that he would save the Union if he could do so without releasing any slaves. If he could, a free all slaves would be a better option. (Morgan, 3). Many people, including me, didn’t know Lincoln was a staunch supporter of the Union. This is a clear example of how the media can influence society and shape our opinions.

The film also addresses the topic of gender and sexuality in relation to African American women. In terms of their appearance, the film featured many depictions of African American women. Film provided different images of “Mammy”, which showed characteristics such as large, motherly and docile, which was different from how white women were depicted. Many women today are sexualized according to a set standard. For example, Mammy’s character has a beautiful body.

Before Ethnic Notions, I did not have much knowledge about blackface and minstrels. This is what I think continues to happen today with social media becoming a big part of our lives. Social media has become a place for racism, as people regularly compare their races to one another. In today’s society, racism like “blackface” is still prevalent. They would rather hire an Asian actress and actor than hire an Asian actress, and instead hire a Caucasian actor or actress with a yellow-faced face to fill those roles. Asian American communities are underrepresented in media, just like the African American communities. While it is common for Asians to be the subject of stereotypical or racist jokes, the media rarely mentions this. Jess Watters was an example of racist behavior. He went to Chinatown, New York, and interviewed members of the Asian community. He not only interviewed them but also mocked them using Asian stereotypes. The story did not make the headlines as often as stories about racism targeting minorities. Although these images of African Americans may not be as common today, they are still visible in the media.

Grave Of The Fireflies

Formalism, which is a method that treats each work of artwork as an original work of work of artistic art, has intrinsic properties. Barrot & Sipacio, 2016, states that historical contexts, authors, and other contexts are irrelevant or not important for understanding the meaning. It focuses on the structure and tone of the story or text, as well as the style, imagery, tone, genre, and other formal aspects. The animated film “Grave of the Fireflies” is about two children living in Kobe after being made homeless by the bombs. It’s a sad story about the survival struggle of a teenage boy (Jun 2011, 2011).

Seita’s perspective is used to tell the story. Metaphors can be used to highlight the central theme or to explain the message the author wishes to convey. Setsuko is always greeted by fireflies when she feels helpless. This symbolises the light or lamp that gives hope in times of trouble. It is evident that Setsuko’s brother was asking her why fireflies die so quickly. It also shows how fragile life is, and the loss of their mother. The story also uses a simile. Setsuko can use the candy tin for emotional support. She will always get a little candy from Seita whenever she misses her mom. It is a testament to the transformation of Seita from a brother into an exemplary mother figure. It shows how Seita felt that there was still hope despite all the challenges she faced. Flashbacks are used to recall the pain of losing a loved one. Setsuko discovered the true story of her mom’s death, and Seita was unable to control his emotions. It shows that Seita, although emotionally fragile, is strong enough to meet many challenges and obstacles to help his sister survive. Setsuko’s demise was due to the war’s devastating effects and Seita’s prideful and selfish nature. Seita was reminded by his aunt to find a job, but he refused and fled the aunt’s house. When they ran out, the family began to steal fruit and eat frogs. Setsuko had diarrhea and malnutrition, but Setsuko tried everything he could to feed his sister. But it was too late. Seita expressed his brother’s gratitude and kindness by saying, “Seita. Thank you.” The final part of the film is so sad and heartbreaking because of what happened.

Classical Music Review: Faculty Chamber Music Concert

Tuesday, November 12th, was the Faculty Chamber Music Concert. The concert featured music by four prominent composers. The Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values hosted the concert. The perfect location for this performance was the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. The performance featured three performers: Barbara Prescott and Maurizio Venturini. There was also three instruments played. Barbara played the flute and Maurizio was the bassoon. Grigorios was the pianist. I found the music very creative and talented after listening to them performed by their real composers. Johann Joachim Quantz’s Trio Sonata was the first piece. Joachim Quantz, a German flutist and flute maker, was also a composer of baroque music. Barbara Prescot was the performer of most parts in the Sonata. The flute was played beautifully by her, and the whole crowd stared at her in amazement. Barbara was easily my favorite composer for the whole concert. Her comfort with music and ease of use made it seem effortless to her. The concerto started with the flute. Then came the bassoon. These two instruments worked perfectly together. The piece was divided into four movements: Allegro, Allegro, Adagio and Allegro. Each movement had a different texture, with the solo violinist creating a harmony and the other instruments adding their own textures. The solo violinist was able to hear the monophony. Once the other instruments had been added, it changed to Homophony. Although the tempo seemed to change, it remained fairly constant. Barbara maintained control over her solo’s and the pace of the others. The entire piece was performed with great ease. Every movement was well-executed, and each instrument played well together to create an excellent beat. Antonio Vivaldi (a baroque composer) composed the second movement. He was an influential musical composer in his era. The Concerto for Bassoon was performed in B-flat Major. The piece began with all instruments being combined. They started off forte and then became quieter and louder. Especially in the concerto’s long solo, the bassoon was clearly heard more than the rest of the instruments. The chorus was composed of all instruments. As the chorus got quieter, one instrument would stand out more. It was clear that there were three movements to the piece: Allegro Largo Allegro. This piece had a lot transparency, which was evident in the way the musicians held back. But there were also moments of excitement. The third movement, Ballade for Piano and Flute Op.288, was composed by Carl Reinecke. He was a German composer/conductor/pianist in the middle romantic age. The flute then added beautiful melodies to the melody. The flute and piano combined their solo pieces into one another throughout the entire piece. It was mostly in triple meter. The melody, which was created by the flute & piano, did not seem consistent but seemed to repeat itself later in this piece. The piece was a bit confusing at times. One part seemed to have an end. However, the piano would play another note, and the song would continue with the flute accompaniment. The uniqueness of this piece is due to the many harmonies and pitches that were combined to make it. Jean Baptiste Breval (a french cellist/composer who made a lot more instrumental pieces than he did vocal pieces) concluded the concert. This was Symphonie Concertante Op.31 F Major. The opening of this piece featured the bassoon playing a deep tone and then getting brighter in its tone color. This piece had three movements, which were easily identifiable. Maestoso, the first movement, was played by the bassoon in its entirety. After that, the flute took the lead and performed a solo. The orchestra worked in harmony for the majority of the movement. The piece had many contrasts in its tempo and dynamics. However, the movement ended in harmony with the whole orchestra joining forces to make a strong last note. Next came the Andante movement. The bassoon began by following a rhythm, adding dark tone color as flute started to create a rhythm. The two musicians played well together and demonstrated their proficiency in playing their instruments. The piece’s finale was in rondo. It started very fast but then the pace picked up as the flute played with the bassoon.

The musicians’ ability to perform all music was evident throughout the concert. The performers performed well and were very entertaining. The pieces worked together well, although I think the first symphony should have been opened as it was more entertaining and had a faster pace. It was great that the performers played pieces from both Romantic and Baroque periods. The whole performance was very professional and flowed nearly flawlessly. Every piece was performed correctly and enthusiastically. It was amazing to see how the performers were able to work together in solo pieces as well as when performing in homophony.

Analysis Of The Movie “Pink” By Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

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Outrage at women’s modesty

Indian Men have lost the concept of consent matter

Murder attempt

Aniruddha Roch Chowdhary directs the movie “PINK”. It is about the story of a courtroom in which we see the plights and daily struggles of women. This is something all women can relate, regardless of age. It’s a common scenario for girls, whether they were in the same position or not. It is a damning indictment of society and our shortcomings.

There are many struggles that can occur during and after incidents, including defamation. Molestation, threats or teasing can also be used. This shows how women are submerged under the oppressive patriarchy, misogyny. It revolves around the process and how innocents get intimidated and silenced by their superiors. Deepak, the lawyer who saved them from their worst times, was a great actor and a nice role model. Minal uses a bottle to attack Rajveer, injuring him badly. This leads to a dog-cat chase. The men who intimidate and malign them make their lives miserable. Rajveer makes it very difficult for girls to get a false FIR filed against them, claiming they are prostitutes.

After a time when they are unable to accept the accusations and breakdown, the prosecution council continues to intimidate them. The prosecution council continues to mislead the court by providing fake evidences and witnesses, and adding facts that were not true.

The film begins to take a dramatic turn after Deepak Sehgall, a retired defense lawyer (Amitabh), takes up the case. He said, “No isn’t just a word. It’s a full meaning, complete sentence.” This was part of his closing argument.

The movie depicts a conflict between male and female leads after a rock concert. After dinner, they go out to drink and have sex. One of them inflicts two female leads, and then, in self-defence, she smashes the bottle on his head.

We see later that the male lead’s cousin is trying to get revenge on them by intimidating, threatening, and kidnapping them.

The movie focuses on the following legal principles:

Under article 354 of Penal Code, any crime against women which does not result in penetration of their bodies is considered to be a crime of sexual rape. This is the essence of the intention and should be remembered so that the accused does not get away with a wrong exercise of his rights or information.

It is a false, unprivileged statement of facts that can cause harm to another person’s reputation or cause loss. It is subject to the law of tort.

Failing to restraining anyone in such an way as to keep that person from going beyond certain circumscrI have to admit that I agree with the entire judgement and sentences handed out by Sanjay in the case. Vishwa was only warned because he tried helping the female leads.

He might or may have been charged with the same crimes as Ankit Dumpy and Dumpy. He could have been punished under the same offences as Ankit and Dumpy i.e., criminal intimidation and defamation.

Consent Matter- An Indian concept lost to many Men.When someone says no, it is only one thing. No grabbing. No coercion. Grab your groping hands and smile. It’s not easy. It isn’t easy for a person to have loose morals. They don’t ask for it. If the aggressor does not back down, it could be used to prelude to using stronger language.

It is a disturbing world, constantly being watched by neighbours. They deduce her character based upon when she returns home from work and who she entertains. Ibing limits.

In accordance with IPC section 503, any threat to another person or his reputation or property or the reputation of any other person that is in that person’s interest with the intent of causing alarm to that individual or to cause him to do anything he isn’t legally obliged to do or to omit from doing any act that the person is legally entitled, constitutes criminal intimidation. For either of these offenses, you could face imprisonment up to two-years, fine, or both.

Attempt To MurderUnder IPC 307.07, mensa rea murder means that there is an intention or possibility of death.

It is stipulated that private defense may be sought in cases of grievous bodily harm or rape. Involuntary death is not an option.

Indian Penal Code Section 233 was amended to allow women the right kill anyone who tries rape to them. Since Minal’s Act of Grievous Hurt and Attempt to Murder was Provocation and did not require Private defense and evidence, the court cleared the female leads.

Extortion charges were not supported by any evidence and will. Rajveer was penalized under Section 354, IPC. Dumpy and Ankit were sentenced under Article 503 together with Article 506 IPC. Vishwa was given a warning.

Analysis Of Film Editing Techniques In Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

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Flashforward and Flashback

Continuity or discontinuity


Eye-liner Match

The order of events in time

To sum up

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind combines romance, drama and science-fiction. The story centers on Joel Barish, a middle-aged man who falls for Clementine Kruczynsk. Their two-year relationship fell apart over time and Clementine erased all her memories of Joel. Joel discovers the mistakes of Clementine and decides that he will do the same to erase the memories of his girlfriends. Joel realizes that he doesn’t want the memories to disappear during the erasing process. Valdis Oskarsdottir is the film editor. He uses a variety of editing techniques, including flashbacks and continuity and discontinuity editing as well jump cuts and eye line matches. These techniques assist in developing the story, balancing the perspectives of characters while keeping it simple for the viewers to follow.

Flashback or Flash Forward Flashback are often used to jump back in time and take the story forward. It is used to help build characters and the story. Flashback is used to depict the love story between Clementine and Joel before they decided to erase their memories. Joel decides on a memory-erasing procedure similar to the one he had before. This is when he realizes how much he wants them to stay. He attempts to stop it, as he learns that Clementine is still his love. Joel’s memory eraser makes the story appear to be narrated backwards. Joel wakes up one morning and sees his dream. He imagines his self as he speaks to his neighbors. Joel becomes uncomfortable as a result. As their happy moments in their relationship disappear, Joel’s confusion is felt by the audience. This makes it more entertaining and different than other love triangle drama films. Flash-forward editing is used at the beginning of this film by the author. Joel and Clementine meet in the train. This is their first encounter since their memories are gone. Continuity or Discontinuity are both very common methods of continuity editing. This is the most common style of movie editing. Continuity editing involves cutting to preserve the flow and clear storylines. There are two kinds of continuity editing: spatial and temporal. Joel Banish experiences fragments of real life in the In Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Some fragments are memories while others are illusions created by his imaginations. The audience can use and join various cues throughout the film to see Joel’s reality at different times. Joel realizes that he doesn’t want to keep making the impulsive decision to erase the memories and he grabs Clementine’s hands. They run through various places while the doctor continues to erase Joel’s memory. As Clementine and Joel run from the drive-in cinema to the doctor’s office and finally to the library, the places disappear.

Joel moves from one scene to the other in the film, but the viewers understand that the film is one continuous scene. The film’s themes and Joel’s behavior help them see it. Continuity technique allows you to explore ideas about memories and your unconscious mind. Joel held on tightly to Clementine even though everything seemed to have disappeared: the car vanished and his face looked distorted. He fights to save his memory and hers. Joel’s memories also show fights and difficult moments in their relationship. Joel is able to use his imagination and mind to create new scenes and move through time and space. Joel continues fighting to preserve Clementine’s memory in a continuous running scene.

The film’s initial stages have a smooth rhythm. The author incorporates both continuity and discontinuity editing to balance the drastic changes in reality and memories. Joel sees his car damaged and walks towards it. Joel leaves a note thanking his neighbor. Joel can’t remember what the neighbor did as this happened the next morning. The scene isn’t very clear and the author used discontinuity editing to confuse the audience. An audience without discontinuity would not be able see the actions of other actors at any given moment.

Jump-cuts You can’t ignore the use jump cuts with continuity editing in order to create a smooth transition between scenes. Jump-cuts can be achieved without the need to rotate your camera 30 degrees. Combining multiple shots creates a jump effect. The editor intentionally used both cross-cutting and jump cuts in the film to show Joel’s reactions to the process of erasing his memories. The film employs different effects for each memory loss scenario. Joel watches everything disappear before his eyes. Some memory loss scenes appear faster; others slow down. Light and sound are used to illustrate the difficult experience Joel is facing. Clementine’s memory begins to fade and the viewer is able to see that Joel and Clementine are in darkness. This shot shows the irritating sound effects and the frustrations that the character experiences.

Another example of continuity editing is the Eye-line Match. It is a method that helps create consistency between shots. This allows for smooth narration. Filmmaking is incomplete without eye-line match. It describes what viewers see through an actor’s lens. Although it is most commonly applied to characters, it can also apply to objects and views. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind makes use of successive shot-reverse shots, eye-line matches and other techniques to capture Joel’s anxious dialog. Eye-line matches are also used in the film because Joel’s memory is constantly changing and he must keep refocusing.

Chronology Chronology has been used throughout the film as an editing element. Eternal Sunshine is the reverse story of Joel’s and Clementine’s relationship. Joel’s memories are distorted and the audience will see their lives play out on the screen. The film starts with the most recent scene and ends with the beginning. Their relationship appears to be improving with the incorporation Chronology, although this is not the truth. The audience will remember the good times and forget about the bad memories. This is a very effective tactic, especially since they are unhappy together.

Conclusion. Well planned shots can create an authentic feeling, which allows the audience to feel more involved in the scene. It is easy to notice the handheld camera movements and camera focus changes. Every shot is planned out and detail with uniqueness. These shots are then combined using various editing techniques. This film gives viewers a satisfying experience. The movie is full of surprises, which makes the movie even more fascinating. The series makes you feel connected to the characters, their personalities and the story. This film uses a variety of techniques to communicate the emotions, confusions, and regrets Joel is feeling.

The Other Wes Moore: Second Chances

People deserve another chance depending on how they have done in the past and their willingness to change.

The consequences and actions one takes will determine the second chance. Some people are not entitled to multiple chances because they have done wrong in the past. In The Other Wes Moore – One Name, two Fates, the mother gives Wes every opportunity to stop getting into trouble. Wes does, and he attends military school. But he ends up going back to crime after he is released. The shots the Wes got were not due to his efforts to improve himself by enrolling in military school. E. Lockhart’s book We Were Liars offers many second chances. Part One, We Were Liars: Cadence travels to Europe to visit her father. Unfortunately, she is unable to spend two summers with them due to an accident. They never respond to her emails almost every day. She later explains that Gat did not reach out to her, and that he was not at the accident scene. Later, Cady finds herself on the island and becomes upset at Gat’s lies. “What would it be like if you asked me to start over?” (Lockhart, 87). Gat would like another chance. He asks for one to show that he wants to make things right with Cady. She was deeply hurt when he abandoned her and didn’t respond to her. Gat, much like the other Wes didn’t deserve another chance.

Your attitude towards improvement and change is key to second chances. A person should accept the chance to learn and gain trust from others. They must also be open to accepting responsibility for their actions. This shows that they are willing to work hard and earn the trust they have lost. This is true for the liars. Cadence was not impressed by their inaction. She returned to the island to forgive them all, as they were all hurt.

The second chance is about forgiveness and opportunities. Giving another the opportunity to forgive is a sign that one is giving them the chance. You can always give another chance. They should be positive and open-minded. The person giving the opportunity should be open to forgiveness and forget. This principle can be applied to my current life situation. There are two relatives who are fighting because of past problems. They have tried to forgive and forget each other, but they are not able to.

Works cited

In E. Lockhart’s novel We Were Liars, readers are taken on an intense journey about a family’s secrets, lies, and betrayals. Delacorte Press, 2014.

Moore, Wes. The Other Wes Moore: One name, Two fates. Spiegel & Grau, 2011.

Overview Of Japanese Anime And It’s Popularity

The world’s leader in animation culture, Japanese animation has a significant role to play. Let me tell you what the differences are between anime and cartoon, as well as the types of anime.

The Japanese pronunciation “animation” is the basis of the term “anime.” This is Japan’s version of animation. The Urban dictionary describes it as “Anime fashion”: Characters with large eyes, long hair and unusual colors. These plots can range from extremely immature (kiddy stuff) to very mature (violence and content, thick plot) You should also note the differences between Japanese and American animes. A cartoon’s storyline can be more complicated than an anime’s. Cartoons are intended for teens, but anime is for adults. Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away is one of the most popular blockbuster anime movies. To create an anime series, it takes a lot to concentrate.

Your Lie, April will be my example. The story is about a rare talent: high school girls (violinist), and boys (pianist) collaborate to make the story of youth. Ma gongsheng grew up with the expectation of his mother, who wanted him to become a famous pianist. He was in primary and won many grand piano competition prizes. The boy was born in the autumn of 11 years. His mother died in that year. Disappointed, he decided to stop playing. But at 14 years old, he met a former student. They became friends and were able to play together.

The anime has become more popular all over the globe. In many countries, anime is a major hobby. Japan also reaps many benefits from anime. According to data released by the Japanese ministry for economy in April 2003-March 2004, Japanese anime market sales (animation films, animation TV videos and animation TV channels in revenue) totaled 373.9 billion and 213.5 billion respectively. This represents a 16.0.4 billion increase over 2002 yen. The growth rate was above 75.1%. According to Japan Institute of Publishing Science statistics, comic books account roughly 40% of Japanese publications. Japan sold 2227.8 billion yen worth of magazines and books in 2003.


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