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The Third Man (1949)

In this film extract analysis I will be looking at Carol Reeds – The Third Man. I will be looking at certain points and aspects of studding this opening extract and I have split this essay up into sections discussing different aspects of the extract and I will compare and contrast throughout. The first thing Read More

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The Lord of the Rings in New Zealand

The Lord of the Rings was written by J.R.R. Tolkien in 1954 and has become one of the most well known and read books in history. Christmas 2001 saw the long awaited release of the first part of the film trilogy directed by New Zealander Peter Jackson. The films took eighteen months to make and Read More

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Crash from a Psychological Perspective

In the film Crash we are given a picture of all different kinds of social and multicultural differences, giving us an eye opening example of how these conducts and racisms affect our society. Two of the most obvious biases within the film are prejudice and stereotyping. These behaviors are viewed as thoughts and feelings that Read More

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Keeping the Faith

Keeping the faith is a film based around a friendship between the three main characters. Brian, Jake and Anna grew up together. Anna moved away when they attended high school but Jake and Brian remained good friends. Their friendship lasted the time, even though they both felt very strongly about their religions, which were different. Read More

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Director’s notes on Shawshank Redemption

The first week of film was very stressful as we had so much preparation to do. The murder scene dark to symbolise the dark hideous act of murder, which would create the uncertainty as to who actually committed the crime. The passionate music was added to show the contrast of the violent act of murder Read More

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Character Analysis – Ricky in American Beauty

Where is the beauty in a plastic bag, a deceased bird, a dead person? Strange questions you may think if you haven’t seen the film American Beauty but it is one person’s obsession with beauty that creates a fascination and a particular attraction towards it that makes it all comprehensible. Ricky Fitz, the new next Read More