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Saving Private Ryan

“Saving Private Ryan” was made in 1998, and was directed by Stephen Spielberg. The film stars Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore and Tom Hanks, who plays the leading role of Captain John Miller. “Saving Private Ryan” is about a squad on a dangerous mission. Led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks), the unit is under orders Read More

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Psycho

‘Psycho’ is a unique film this is because it cost $850,000 to make and has earned more than $40 million. Also the film style is film noir which is a group of films released in the late nineteen forties and fifties, The style of lighting used in film noir is low- key this is used Read More

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The Bill

The commentary I am going to write about is on a police series called the Bill. The Bill first started in 1983 and quickly came a national institution, renowned for its real life feel, likeable characters and accessible short story format but things have changed since then. It is heading in a new direction bidding Read More

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Horror films

Horror films are made to grip and scare the audience in many different ways in the opening extract. I am going to be using two examples of classic horror movies and how they have scared their audiences. My first example of a horror movie is a film called ‘I know what you did last summer’ Read More

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Dr Malcolm Crowe

The sixth sense impressed film critics when it was released in 1999. The film uses the assumption of the audience that Dr Crow is alive to feed the story line and shock the viewers at the end. M. Night Shyamalan the director uses many different techniques to achieve this varying from colours to camera angles; Read More

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The opening sequence of the film Scream

The opening sequence of a film is important because it makes the audience interested and makes them want to keep watching but to do this the director needs to develop a good teen introduction to the film. In a teen horror film the audience would expect the first impressions of the characters to be formed, Read More

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Blade Runner

At the start of the film the director captures the audiences attention by placing the words to set the time and the date of the film. Immediately the audience is made to concentrate on the film by reading the words. To keep the audience interested, many key words are made to stand out by either Read More