Action film Essay Topics

Alfred Hitchcock’s film

By referring closely to two scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s film ‘Psycho’ (1960), give your views in detail on how the director uses the soundtrack and the camera to create fear and suspense in the audience. ‘Psycho’ is one of Alfred Hitchcock’s most well known and famous films. The film was made in forty-one days and… View Article

Film/novel “True Grit”

Out in a middle of nowhere, a man rides a horse in haste as if it were chasing after something. This is the common image of the cowboy that we have all become familiar with. In fact, it is next to impossible not to recognize the image of the cowboy because it is so powerful… View Article

The Martin Scorsese film

The Martin Scorsese film, Raging Bull, is a classic cinematic film that combines all of the best aspects of drama with emphatic themes in regards to the characters. Like in all Scorsese films, this one has a hard line focus on strong cultural and personal themes surrounding the characters. The main character of the film,… View Article

Representation of Sex and Gender in the Film Goldfinger

“My Name is Bond, James Bond. ” A film franchise that has spanned for a better part of this century has been engrained to generations, young, old, men and women. Bond’s suave outlook, dominating presence, and alluring sex appeal has engrained among generations how a man should conduct himself – a man’s man, and has… View Article

Meaning of Life and Action Movie

I’m not a big fan of action movies. What bothers me is not that the protagonist is most often chased throughout the movie, jumping out of (through, onto) moving vehicles, dangling from or climbing the walls, delivering shots or skillfully escaping various projectile weapons. It’s that once the excitement is done, nothing much remains. It… View Article