Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine That line was from the film “The Imitation Game”, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. A film that talked about Alan Turing, a key figure in cracking the Enigma code during the Second World War. […]Read more "I know it’s not ordinary. But who ever loved ordinary? – The Imitation Game"
All of the theories that are mention in the previous article indicate that books are always better than their adaptations. When doing so, viewers also need to see how the adaptations capture the essence of the original text. Fidelity discourse is often brought up in relations to adaptation. It is when the viewers see how […]Read more "M. Butterfly Part 3 – Conclusion"
Second theory is ‘anti-corporeality.’ In this content filmic text is seen as an obscene. Reading a book triggers your imaginary to provide the scene that is written, but in the film it portrays it to the viewer. A play is limited. It was performed in a stage, which does not have much place to move. […]Read more "M. Butterfly Part 2 – How can adaptation be better than the original text?"
Many forms of texts are now being made into movies. Adapting from books, games, or even radio shows. When adaptation happens occurs, sometimes fans are outraged when the films are not truthful to the original text. Films often used the terms, “based on this book, loosely based on, or inspired by” to give an idea […]Read more "Book to Film Adaptation – Case Study of M.Butterfly (1993, David Cronenberg)"
When I first saw the poster of this film, I thought, “hmm Chris Hemsworth is in it, this film must be not bad.” Then a friend of mine told me that Wang Lee Hom, a Taiwan’s singer was going to be in the movie as well. I know for fact that he is fluent in […]Read more "Blackhat Review – 133 minutes that I could never get back"
Performance vs Persona These two films are very interesting to use in order to analyze Johnny Depp performance because many critics have been making the connection of resemblance between the character Edward Scissorhands and Peter Pan. Both of them were stuck in their boyhood, not wanting to grow up. Not only the characters human behavior, […]Read more "Johnny Depp, Who Are You? (Part 3, Final)"
Johnny Depp’s Performances To study a star, viewers need to look deeply at their performance. Performance is looking through their facial expression, voice, gestures, body posture, and movement. It is when the action is done, and how the lines are said. The criteria above help viewer in understanding the movie and allow them to […]Read more "Johnny Depp, The Anticipated Performance (Part 2)."