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Film Pioneers from the 1800s

Film wouldn’t be what it is today, if it weren’t for the following five pioneers of 19th century cinema. They pushed the boundaries of what was possible, and their contributions have had a lasting effect. 528 more words

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Media Post Week 2

  The film I chose was the Merry Frolics of Satan (1906) by Georges Melies. It is evident that all of Melies’ work has inspired and provided a basis for modern film. 199 more words

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Week 2 Media Post

I chose a film by Georges Méliès for my media post this week. The film is entitled “Le Diable Noir”. It was released in 1905 and depicts the mischievous antics of a devil upon an unsuspecting guest in a hotel.  246 more words

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Week 2 Media Post

I’m really blown away by how much narrative there is in these silent films. It’s like they really hold your hand through the whole film to show the typical audience at the time the moving pictures were not just something to document real time life. 180 more words

Le Voyage Dans la Lune

I have previously seen most of these short films, including Le Voyage Dans la Lune, yet it still remains my favorite. It is full of great practical effects from stop motion to matte paintings. 248 more words

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Short Film Review - Le Voyage dans la Lune

Le Voyage dans la Lune, A Trip to the Moon, is a silent short film directed by George Méliès back in 1902. Méliès also plays Professor Barbenfouillis, an astronomer who leads the voyage to the moon. 220 more words

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A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon was by far the most interesting film, to me, out of the bunch. 

A few years ago I watched Martin Scorsese’s film,  231 more words

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