Essay Examples on Movies

Music in Films to create a specific mood or feeling.

Since the beginning of the film, music has been used to emphasize what is happening or to create a specific mood or feeling. This started first with a silent film with a pianist or orchestra which then lead into the soundtracks and scores we have for films today. Do films with specially composed music work better than films with pre-existing music. This can be viewed in many ways. Films with specially composed music may be seen to capture what is happening in the film a lot better, than films with pre-existing music but pre-existing music films may be seen to have a better periodic sense to them. This is something I am going to discuss and look at within my essay. Films started off as being silent which was due to limitations in technology. Usually, a pianist or orchestra in larger city cinemas would play along with the film adding music live. This music would be played from a book under the section which best fits the genre of the film or the scene happening. This music would either be specially composed for the scene genre or would be a pre-existing piece of music, which would fit what was happening on the screen. Mervyn Cooke stated that they believe that film music can be traced back to the early 1890s. in Paris In 1890 Paris Pantomimes Lumineuses by Émile Reynaud said to be the first animated films were shown in 1892 and featured specially composed music by Gaston Paulin Pantomimes Lumineuses features an animation titled Pauvre Pierrot translated as Poor Pierrot.

2 pages | 518 words

Noah and Allie Love story. The Notebook movie review.

In the film The Notebook we can analyze love styles. This love story is about a young country male who meets a young woman that is wealthy and controlled by her parents. She is in town during summer vacation. They both fall in love but their circumstances separate them. This couple is a great example of relationship development they go through most of the interpersonal stages. In the following paragraphs, I will discuss Noah and Allies love style. At the beginning of the film, Noah was informed about Allie's style of life because his best friend knew her. He was extremely attractive to her and wanted to go on a date with her. They were able to get to know each other through mutual friends they accompanied their friends to a movie date and were able to spend time together. The attraction that Noah felt for Allie was different from what she felt. He believed she was extremely beautiful and seemed adventurous. On the contrary Allie fell for Noah's personality. In my point of view Noah and Allie went through an interpersonal relationship stage. In the investigate stage Noah was able to know about Allies' busy life which was her education art and piano classes, and Allie knew about Noah's job at the lumber yard.
2 pages | 430 words