WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- A COLD WIND IN AUGUST. // New Yorker;9/30/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 33, p14
The article reviews the motion picture "A Cold Wind in August."
- MEMO PAD. Bercovici, Jeff // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/7/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 74, p12
The article deals with issues concerning the film The Devil Wears Prada. With less than three months to go before The Devil Wears Prada opens in theaters, there has been some talk that Fox 2000 Pictures is not screening the film for editors of any CondÃ© Nast magazines. The novel on which the...
- Narrative Structure in "The Sixth Sense": A New Twist in "Twist Movies"? Lavik, Erlend // Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television;Fall2006, Issue 58, p55
In this article, the author employs a historical poetics approach to look at the ways twist movies like "The Sixth Sense" are constructed in order to trick their audience. He argues that the film contains elements that support two separate, mutually exclusive story interpretations, allowing the...
- Contingency, Order, and the Modular Narrative: "21 Grams" and "Irreversible." Cameron, Allan // Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television;Fall2006, Issue 58, p65
In this article, the author addresses the tension between contingency and determinism in the films "21 Grams" and "Irreversible." The author argues for using Lev Manovich's idea of the database narrative as a way to understand these contemporary texts. The author states that these films disrupt...
- `Star Wars' forever: why we keep watching. Goodale, Gloria // Christian Science Monitor;5/19/99, Vol. 91 Issue 121, p1
Discusses how the original `Star Wars' movie hit a cultural chord with society. How the initial movie was the first refutation of cynicism and irony; The staying power of the `Star Wars' movies; How the `Star Wars' theme has powerful resonance in 1999.
- The Three-Act Structure and You, Perfect Together. Sussan, Xandy // Hollywood Scriptwriter;Jun2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p14
Discusses the use of the Three-Act Structure in storytelling in motion pictures. Sections of a motion picture script; Description of the acts; Benefits of the structure to a motion picture.
- BOOKS VS. MOVIES. Corliss, Richard; Grossman, Lev; Schickel, Richard; Luscombe, Belinda; Farouky, Jumana; Lofaro, Lina; Miranda, Carolina A. // Time;12/5/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 23, p98
This article discusses the debate about whether or not movie versions of books are better than the books themselves. Most who read the book first have preconceived visions of the plot and characters and are usually disappointed wit the movie version. Hollywood has been making movies of all types...
- Tom's a-cold: Transformation and redemption in King Lear and The Fisher King. Stenberg, Doug // Literature Film Quarterly;1994, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p160
Discusses the similarities between William Shakespeare's drama `King Lear' and the motion picture `The Fisher King,' directed by starring Robin Williams. Treatment of redemption through madness and love; Importance of forgiveness; Poverty, homelessness and the heroes' empathy; Giving up of...
- WHAT'S YOUR THEMATIC? 0'BIEN, TERR // Script (10922016);Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p22
The article emphasizes the development of the distinct voice and quality of films by creating the core theme. The author shares his knowledge on creating the core theme with other screenwriters during the CineStory Writers' Retreat. The retreat focuses on various topics, including films that...