200 film and Visual Culture Intro

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  • http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-02/16/alex-eylar-lego-movie-scenes-recreated/viewgallery#!image-number=1
  • http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-02/16/alex-eylar-lego-movie-scenes-recreated/viewgallery#!image-number=1
  • "The straitjacket was a challenge. The Lego Co. has yet to produce a convincing straitjacket, but I wouldn't expect it anytime soon."
  • The Exorcist
  • 2001 Space Odyssey…building that scene. I'd like HAL to voice my car's navigation system."
  • Clockwork Orange -
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - "One of my favorite endings in all cinema."
  • "Another challenge: flying. Harry and Draco are attached via thin Lego rods to the wall behind them. I try not to use wires or non-Lego tricks; if I can pull if off with only what the Lego Co. gives me, it makes me very happy."
  • BACK TO THE FUTURE "I listen to music pretty often when I build, and for Back to the Future there was only one song I could play: 'Johnny B. Goode'."
  • TRON "Electrify the boys and girls, if you could be SO kind."
  • “ The scene with the twins is one of my big childhood fears. I caught The Shining on TV one day when I was too young to be seeing it; scared the hell out of me. Even while gathering reference pictures for this build, I felt a little weirded out.“
  • Psycho - “The ‘Marion Crane’ in the Psycho shot and the girl in the American Beauty shot are the same Lego figure. That was unintentional; Lego doesn't have too many good female heads."
  • American Beauty - "Nobody has taken issue with the naked Lego woman, or maybe it's why that particular shot of mine is one of the most popular."
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • JAMES BOND "Another very easy build. The 'gun barrel' is the view through a line of rubber Lego tires."
  • (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, sex symbol, and early pop icon. Known as the "Latin Lover",[1] he was one of the most popular international stars of the 1920s, and one of the most recognized stars of the silent film era. He is best known for his work in The Sheik and The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. His death at age 31 caused mass hysteria among his female fans, propelling him into icon status.[2]
  • A person who is fond of motion pictures
  • Hippies
  • 200 film and Visual Culture Intro

    1. 1. $2,783,165,628
    2. 2. http://www.afi.com/10top10/ The American Film Institute
    3. 3. A film student has found the perfect way to pay homage to the great cinematic moments of our time -- Lego dioramas. Self-confessed "Lego geek" Alex Eylar has recreated the most iconic (and sometimes just his favorite) scenes)
    4. 4. "Each scene can take anywhere between ten minutes and an hour, depending on the size and level of detail," said Eylar. "The American Beauty shot was the easiest: just a character in a bed of red pieces. Inception was the hardest: it required an entire hallway to be flipped upside-down and characters placed very carefully. American Beauty took about 15 minutes; Inception took an hour to build and probably another half hour to photograph.” He owns 30,000 LEGOS!
    5. 8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sLX8bcgwGs4
    6. 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TVooUHN7j4
    7. 18. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_9HOuSZaDY
    8. 19. Film, the Eye + Visual Culture: A Brief Overview Rudolf Valentino
    9. 20. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_sG5vRKcB0
    10. 21. Cinophile
    11. 22. What do film historians do?
    12. 23. What does a film historian do? describes and analyzes •  Influence of a film
    13. 24. (1939) director George Cukor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD2uQzeZHzo
    14. 25. (1939) director George Cukor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD2uQzeZHzo 2008
    15. 26. What does a film historian do? describes and analyzes •  Influence •  Trends and Generalizations
    16. 27. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIfUD70yvz8&feature=related
    17. 28. What does a film historian do? describes and analyzes •  Influence •  Trends and Generalizations •  Periods
    18. 29. What does a film historian do? describes and analyzes •  Influence •  Trends and Generalizations •  Periods •  Significance
    19. 30. How a brain watches a film… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD2uQzeZHzo
    20. 31. To enjoy a film, it must want to be deceived… “ If an audience is to enjoy a movie or performance, they normally must suspend critical judgment to do so.” www.chemistryland.com/.../ Audience/Audience.html http://www.100fps.com/how_many_frames_can_humans_see.htm See “Frames per second” …24fps
    21. 32. The brain also suspends disbelief … “ Making it easier to believe in the characters and narratives, no matter how unusual.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuapyExYJBI
    22. 34. The brain wants to make sense of the world … “ So it is easier to see the illusion versus frames of still images speeding by.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iLKE-sEoV0&playnext=1&list=PLE1DEC0504FD116F5&index=54
    23. 35. The brain is fooled by optical illusions… “ http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/index.html
    24. 36. Pre-Cinema Technologies
    25. 38. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEAObel8yIE&feature=related
    26. 39. The film largely consists of a stick figure moving about and encountering all manner of morphing objects, such as a wine bottle that transforms into a flower. There were also sections of live action where the animator’s hands would enter the scene. The main character is drawn by the artist's hand on camera, and the main characters are a clown and a gentleman. It is considered to be the first fully animated film ever made
    27. 40. Pre-Cinema Technologies The Lumiere
    28. 41. Pre-Cinema Technologies The Cyclorama
    29. 42. Pre-Cinema Technologies The Cyclorama
    30. 43. Pre-Cinema Technologies The Magic Lantern http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzCNB6z4PUc
    31. 44. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZJqRhKBSzg&feature=related The Rat Catcher.
    32. 45. Pre-Cinema Technologies The Camera Obscura
    33. 46. Pre-Cinema Technologies The Column Stereoscope (1870s)
    34. 47. Pre-Cinema Technologies Stereoscope Production in Paris (1850s)
    35. 48. Pre-Cinema Technologies Stereoscope in Use
    36. 49. Pre-Cinema Technologies Kaleidoscopes
    37. 50. Pre-Cinema Technologies Phenakistiscope
    38. 51. Pre-Cinema Technologies Thaumatrope http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dol1xOW_Qzk
    39. 52. The Lumière Brothers
    40. 53. Early Film http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nj0vEO4Q6s The Lumiere Brothers (1895) Workers Leaving the Factory and other titles
    41. 54. Early Animation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwobPtWdGm0 Emile Cohl (1908) Fantasmagorie
    42. 55. Film around the Globe Francois Truffaut http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eqx8DxvpyR8&feature=related
    43. 56. Film around the Globe India Bollywood is a term used to describe the Indian movie industry but it specifically means productions from Mumbai http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHjCF8Q_ri8
    44. 57. Film around the Globe India http://www.thirteen.org/sites/reel13/blog/watch-sita-sings-the-blues-online/347/ “ Sita Sings the Blues” Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama. Nina is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by e-mail. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern comedy in this beautifully animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana . Set to the 1920’s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues earns its tagline as “The Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told.” Contemporary Bollywood Mix
    45. 58. Film around the Globe India http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jisgfALQw0w Naya Daur - late fifties
    46. 59. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhyAAMpYGZA Parody
    47. 60. Film around the Globe India http://www.thirteen.org/sites/reel13/category/shorts/ Look at the Channel 13 “shorts” film archive Naya Daur - late fifties
    48. 61. Film around the Globe Italy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WQLdZ7d9Lc Cinema Paradiso (1988) Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
    49. 62. Film around the Globe France http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LXpRn6etGw&feature=&p=841CEF9A734B05F2&index=0&playnext=1 The Decalogue Krzysztof Kieslowski Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain
    50. 63. Film around the Globe Japan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmobWRtVyLs&feature=related COMBAT SAMURI Combat Samurai
    51. 64. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUXKQl3dgbg&feature=related Hiroshima Mon Amour
    52. 65. Film around the Globe How does film shape our impressions of other cultures? Does the industry perpetuate stereotypes? Example? Does it promote understanding? Example? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUXKQl3dgbg&feature=related The Horror?
    53. 66. Film Industry Today How does film impact society? …One’s life and beliefs? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUXKQl3dgbg&feature=related
    54. 67. Film Industry Today How often do you see a movie?
    55. 68. Film Industry Today Dark Knight = 158.3 billion dollars profit Richard J. Turman, Deputy Assistant Secretary National Institute of Health: Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the subcommittee. It is an honor and a privilege to appear before you today to present the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget request of $28.9 billion for Fiscal Year 2008, and to discuss the priorities of NIH for this year and beyond.
    56. 69. George Clooney Film Quiz
    57. 70. In the movie "From Dusk till Dawn", George Clooney played a convict who escaped from prison and battled vampires at a strip club south of the border. What was the name of George Clooney's character in this movie? Seth Gecko
 Jacob Fuller
 Richie Gecko
 Lawrence Bender What superhero character did George Clooney play in a 1997 film? Batman
 Green Hornet
 Superman
 Spiderman George Clooney took a different turn in his role in this next movie. What was the name of the romantic comedy in which George played a single dad who fell in love with a single mom? Out of Sight
 One Fine Day
 A Perfect Day
 Intolerable Cruelty George Clooney played the role of a swordfishing boat captain in the movie, "A Perfect Storm". What was the name of the boat that his character captained? Mistral
 Flemish Cap
 Gloucester
 Andrea Gail "Three Kings" was an action movie that starred George Clooney as an army man named Archie Gates, who went on a treasure hunt of sorts, during the 1991 Iraqi uprising. What was Archie Gates rank in the army? sergeant
 major
 general
 private
    58. 71. One of George Clooney's biggest movie flops was this sci-fi movie about a psychiatrist who was mourning the loss of his wife and went to a space station to help save the crew. What was the name of this movie? The Peacemaker
 The Shining
 Solaris
 2001: A Space Odyssey "Good Night, and Good Luck" was a movie that not only did George Clooney star in but also directed and helped write. What was George Clooney's character, Fred Friendly's, job? reporter
 co-producer
 editor
 writer "Syriana" was a movie about the global influence of the oil industry. Did George Clooney win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Agent Bob Barnes? Yes
 No What was the name of the character George Clooney played in the movie, "Ocean's Eleven"? Linus Caldwell
 Rusty Ryan
 David Ocean
 Danny Ocean
    59. 72. In the movie "From Dusk till Dawn", George Clooney played a convict who escaped from prison and battled vampires at a strip club south of the border. What was the name of George Clooney's character in this movie? Seth Gecko 
 Jacob Fuller
 Richie Gecko
 Lawrence Bender What superhero character did George Clooney play in a 1997 film? Batman 
 Green Hornet
 Superman
 Spiderman George Clooney took a different turn in his role in this next movie. What was the name of the romantic comedy in which George played a single dad who fell in love with a single mom? Out of Sight
 One Fine Day 
 A Perfect Day
 Intolerable Cruelty George Clooney played the role of a swordfishing boat captain in the movie, "A Perfect Storm". What was the name of the boat that his character captained? Mistral
 Flemish Cap
 Gloucester
 Andrea Gail "Three Kings" was an action movie that starred George Clooney as an army man named Archie Gates, who went on a treasure hunt of sorts, during the 1991 Iraqi uprising. What was Archie Gates rank in the army? sergeant
 major 
 general
 private
    60. 73. One of George Clooney's biggest movie flops was this sci-fi movie about a psychiatrist who was mourning the loss of his wife and went to a space station to help save the crew. What was the name of this movie? The Peacemaker
 The Shining
 Solaris 
 2001: A Space Odyssey "Good Night, and Good Luck" was a movie that not only did George Clooney star in but also directed and helped write. What was George Clooney's character, Fred Friendly's, job? reporter 
 co-producer
 editor
 writer "Syriana" was a movie about the global influence of the oil industry. Did George Clooney win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Agent Bob Barnes? Yes 
 No What was the name of the character George Clooney played in the movie, "Ocean's Eleven"? Linus Caldwell
 Rusty Ryan
 David Ocean
 Danny Ocean
    61. 75. Sources Crary, J. (1996). The techniques of the observer: On vision and modernity in the Nineteenth Century . Cambridge: MIT Press. Thompson, K. & Bordwell, D. (2003) . Film history: An introduction . Boston: McGraw Hill. And … Youtube.com

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