Focus Film Essay For Essay Assignments 11ena Visual Text

719 words - 3 pages

11ENA READING LOG 3
Film Log
Title: Focus
Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
The 2015 film “Focus” directed by “Glenn Ficarra and John Requa” Staring “Will Smith and Margot Robbie” is about (Will Smith) a veteran con-artist who takes (Margot Robbie) a “newbie” who’s just coming into the scene of being a con under his wing and shows her his tips and tricks to his success of being a con. Which by the end have them falling for each other.
At the start of the film, Smith who plays “Nicky” but everyone calls him “Mello” and Robbie who plays “Jess” enjoy crackling chemistry as strangers trying to outsmart each other over wine and candlelight at an upscale Manhattan restaurant Jess is a small-time hustler trying to weasel her way into more profitable gigs whereas “Mello” has been at this game his whole life and has major operations down to a science. After this scene each of them realizes the truth about the other, and she starts to beg him to teach her everything he knows. This leads to a scene of them flirtatiously dancing around each other in the snowy Lincoln Centre, with Nicky preaching the importance of taking away a stranger’s focus to pick pocket every one of Jess belongings. Something I liked about this scene is that these two simply made a connection with each other by just doing what they love and speaking like real people whereas today modern society has everyone glued to their phones and not communicating verbally with each other. And if two complete Strangers in a film can do it why can’t we?
After the last scene it’s off to New Orleans, where Nicky reluctantly lets Jess join the massive team he’s assembled to snatch watches and wallets from the unsuspecting crowd who’ve gathered for a Major Professional Football Championship called the Superdome. Where later we see Mello and Jess who is blindsided to this risk all the money for some silly bet against a millionaire as they bet the whole crews cut on a “pick a player from any team wager”...

Other Essays On Focus film essay for essay assignments - 11ena - visual text

new boy short film for englisn internal year 11 - glendowie (english) - essay

587 words - 3 pages This essay discusses the Irish short film New Boy directed by Steph Green. The film shows a young African boy, Joseph, ​adapting to his new school in Ireland. The director uses different techniques to portray how Joseph moves from being lonely, sad and isolated to fitting in and finding some new friends and happiness. In the opening scene Joseph is introduced to the class. The director uses camera angles and dialogue to demonstrate Joseph's

Be My Brother (2009) Short film, film analysis - English Film Analysis - Essay

1250 words - 5 pages How does Clay-Smith shatter notions of ‘disability’ and the labels that society imposes on the marginalised using the multimodal form of a short film, ​Be My Brother ? Those who are marginalised often are perceived as unwanted by those in their surroundings. People with disabilities will repeatedly victims of being ostracized and outcasted by mainstream society who is unwilling to expose themselves to the new experiences making it incapable for

Romeo And Juliet - Film Techniques - English - Essay

1758 words - 8 pages , the love I bear thee can afford. No better term than this: thou art a villain.’ Shakespeare shows Tybalt’s importance through these intimidating words. Through both text types one can tell that we get a sense of Tybalt's significance whether it is visual or written. Love is a reoccurring theme throughout the movie and is clearly evident during the ball where Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. The audience is presented with vibrant colours

Visual Analysis of a Graphic Novel - Notre Dame/Freshman Composition - Essay

1227 words - 5 pages ​ ​the​ ​effect​ ​that​ ​the​ ​image​ ​is​ ​blurry,​ ​out​ ​of  focus,​ ​and​ ​or​ ​old.​ ​The​ ​word​ ​blurry​ ​attends​ ​to​ ​Bechdel’s​ ​overall​ ​novel.​ ​Most​ ​of  the​ ​book​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​blur,​ ​a​ ​mix​ ​up​ ​of​ ​emotions,​ ​and​ ​flatout​ ​confusion​ ​for  Alison​ ​at​ ​times.​ ​In​ ​this​ ​panel​ ​there​ ​is​ ​an​ ​emphasis​ ​on​ ​the​ ​color​ ​gray.​ ​This  gives​ ​a​ ​range​ ​of​ ​depth​ ​to​ ​the​ ​photograph.​ ​The​ ​closer

lit design brief for visual communication - koonung - essay

473 words - 2 pages Lit Design Brief Designer’s name: Thomas Du Form: 10H Class: CAD Client: The client is a small child's toy manufacturer based in America called Toys “R” Us. They have been producing children's toys since 1985 and focus mainly on plush toys and miniature play sets. They are an experienced children’s retail store which was founded by Charles P. Lazarus. The client has been in the toy business

Du Oder Ich painted by Maria Lassnig: An analysis - Visual Culture - essay

826 words - 4 pages moved to Vienna where she began work and attended the Vienna Fine Arts Academy. She later spent time in Paris, where she was introduced to abstract expressionism, and New York, where she studied film animation at the New York School of Visual Arts in the 1970’s. In the following years, she became the first woman professor of painting at the Vienna University of Applied Arts. In 1980, Lassnig returned to Austria to accept her award and she served as

Distinctly Visual- The shoe horn sonata, Strange fruit - year 12 - HSC Essay

892 words - 4 pages perspectives on the darker side of humanity. Mistos ‘Shoe Horn Sonata’ uses distinctively visual features to offer perspectives on such important human experiences as the resilience and courage of individuals against great adversity. The most important image is of the women; Bridie and Sheila are consistently on stage and their visual presence forces the audience to focus in the two war veterans and their experiences. The use on the ‘On-Air

Discovery Essay; Life of Pi & Related text of invictus - Year 12 HSC - Essay

966 words - 4 pages Discovery is the key to human progress but it comes at a costs. It is an encounter of a persons perception on their life based on experiences, triggering the need to reflect aspects of their lives. This is adapted within the film ‘Life of Pi’ directed by Ang Lee and the poem ‘Invictus’ by William Ernest Hill. Both film/text portrays a understanding and consideration of discovery through a bunch of techniques that conveys with spiritual discovery

Belonging Essay of prescribed text - Tempest - Advanced English Year 11 - Essay

974 words - 4 pages Belonging Essay How are aspects of belonging used in your text to convey ideas about the human experience? Belonging is not a fixed state, but a changeable spectrum, ranging from themes of alienation to perfect belonging, with a vast territory of possible human experiences in between. An individual’s sense of placement within this spectrum varies between people and is created from our personality traits, personal circumstances, and the

Informative text on the context of Romanticism - Ryde Secondary - Informative Essay

1272 words - 6 pages 1 Victoria Vu / 11ENA03 Writing Portfolio Task 1: Romanticism Informative Essay Task: Compose an informative text about Romanticism. This must be 500-800 words and may include history, conventions and purpose of the literary movement. Romanticism was the dominant artistic, literary and intellectual movement during the late 17th century to the mid 19th century and is known as the reaction against the Age of Enlightenment. This movement was a

Text Analysis – Short Stories Bloodlines by Archimede Fusillo and Manhood by John Wain. - English - Essay

981 words - 4 pages Text Analysis – Short Stories Bloodlines by Archimede Fusillo and Manhood by John Wain are two short stories with major differences in characterisation and language techniques. Both stories have examples of family issues which are quite similar. The stories revolve around the fathers pushing their sons to pursue something they are not interested in. Having said that, the stories also have differences in the family issue with Bloodlines being

Similar Papers

Goldstone Visual Analysis On Independent Film Analysis On A Visual Text English Visual Text Essay

1298 words - 6 pages text goldstone directed by Ivan Sven gives a unique aboriginal perspective which promotes empathy and controversy within an audience through visual conventions such as characterisation, camera angles and symbolism. Ivan Sven has used the film noir genre to manipulate the idealisation of post-colonisation. The manipulation of the genre film noir is further supported through the use of camera angles, which symbolise the meaning of land in

Film Visual And Performing Arts Dei Gracia Academy Essay

2604 words - 11 pages and essay question  How does music function as a representational language.  The three approaches from Hall all feed into how music works  In terms of the reflective/mimetic approach, in which art copies nature: Rhythm, heartbeat, walking, talking. Each language has implicit rhythm and cadences Pitch up for tension and down for calm, up for public, down for private. 6  In terms of the intentional approach: We add meaning through lyrics Or

Unisa Assignments For Module On Social Development. Unisa Essay

1727 words - 7 pages confidence to learners whose strengths lie in visual perception or who communicate well when they draw objects, make map concepts and organize content. -develop thinking skills (e.g. selecting and combining strategies) to solve problems and to initiate new solutions to writing tasks. - combine verbal and visual literacies to make an integrated text. 6. Ten guidelines for effective questioning teachers use: -bear in mind that you can use the same questions

Learning Log For Media Film Studies Uni Essay

734 words - 3 pages them sign permission forms to alleviate any stress. This benefited my film as the shoot day I had no stress, and everything was how it should’ve been as I had planned everything in advance. I then sorted my crew. I worked very closely with my DOP and camera operator to make sure we had a clear understanding and vision for the film. This allowed me to step back and focus on my role as a director and direct a film I would be happy with. By having a