155 Answered Questions for the topic film
Film and Media Arts Challenge
Analyze Film and Media Arts' development and discover where Media Arts may go in the future.
The Male Gaze in 2020
Has "The Male Gaze," an expression coined by Laura Mulvey in her essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema," become completely obsolete in today's media? Why or why not?
How does "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" impact as a feminist study?
"Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" by Laura Mulvey.Course name: Literature in Film and Media.
Write a presentation script on "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" by Laura Mulvey.
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What movie has a scene with a woman slowing going into the ocean/sea from the beach and then diving into the water?
I really need this kind of scene for one of my school projects, but searched everywhere and not able to find it...Though I clearly remember seeing something similar in a movie. Can anyone help,... more
What are three examples of how the songs or dance numbers enhance/move the plot forward in Grease?
What are three examples of how the songs or dance numbers enhance/move the plot forward in Grease?i need to know as I don’t know how to answer this question.
Volcano Movie Science
Discuss at least five different instances where the film’s script used science as a plot point in the film Volcano.
true or false question
By 1931, nearly 85 percent of America's twenty thousand theaters accommodated silent films (sound pictures).
The off-network syndication market was one of the primary factors in the rise of filmed episodic narrative programs. true or false?
What characteristics tie anime styles together?
Anime seems to be a broad subject, but it also tends to be fairly easy to identify something as anime, even if it is dubbed very well. The only exception that I can personally think of where it's... more
Film Film Industry
How much of a film's revenue comes from its cinema release?
Very often when a film's success is being judged, its opening few weeks takings are considered. However many films and franchises also generate revenue from DVD/BluRay sales and merchandise.What... more
Why is the first episode of a TV show called 'Pilot'?
What is the meaning of the word 'Pilot', as used for the first episode of a TV-show, implied here? Does it have anything to do with a smooth take-off?
How are the best director award winners chosen?
I do not understand how the best director awards are determined each year. It seems impossible to assess the method of a movie director unless you are part of the crew.So, how do the... more
What is it called when a movie breaks the illusion of fantasy?
What is it called when a movie breaks the illusion of fantasy? For example, a character talks to the camera or otherwise breaks character so the movie violates the illusion of the fiction.
Is there a term to describe this plot characteristic?
I've watched shows like The Simpsons, Family Guy, Spongebob, etc. wherein each episode feels somewhat disconnected. In shows like Arrow, The Flash, and others, each episode builds up to a series... more
Do movie actors/actresses dub their scenes after shooting or do they use the audio that is in the scene?
Do they record the audio separately? Or is it all taken in one shot?I think I remember watching some cheap indie films whose audio and video, particularly the speaking of the actors, are not very... more
What exactly is 70mm print and why does anyone care?
There has been a bit of controversy lately over the release of Tarantino's *Hateful Eight* movie. As I understand it, the movie was scheduled to play in a particular theater in Los Angeles that... more
Do actors performing stunts have to take substance test?
We all know that some actors are known to abuse alcohol or drugs in their free time. Considering some of them choose to perform certain stunts without a sub, I would imagine they could impose a... more
How do streaming services earn money?
Netflix and Prime are (I think) the two leading competitors in streaming services. Both services are releasing original movies and shows which are exclusively available in their platform. But... more
Customs and decisions on putting bloopers in end credits?
Who decides whether to put bloopers in end credits?I sort of feel like *any* comedy should pepper the end credits with bloopers, gags, or outtakes. I love them. Is there an industry view on the... more
Are there any global standards to identify a movie?
I know there exist approaches like **EIDR** (Entertainment Identifier Registry) and **ISAN** (International Standard Audiovisual Number). But I do not know how many movies are contained within... more
What factors go into determining what trailers are played before movies?
As we all know, the most exciting part of seeing a movie is the trailers of upcoming movies before the actual film (note, this is coming from an American point of view, I am uncertain if this... more
What is it called when sound from next scene begins before the current scene is over?
Sometimes, in films the sound for the next scene will begin while the current scene is still playing.For example, in Episode 3 of Season 5 of Game of Thrones, Arya is washing a corpse for the first... more