Reading Film (Fall 2011)

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American time capsule

November 21st, 2011 by Kaitlin Stevens · No Comments · Uncategorized

How can one represent 200 years in 2 minutes and 45 seconds? Seems like an impossible task, doesn’t it? We maybe for the average Joe, but not for Chuck Braverman! In his short film, American Time Capsule, he captures America’s history in various pictures composed into somewhat of a slideshow. He doesn’t even use dialogue, […]

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American time capsule

November 21st, 2011 by martinvukaj · No Comments · Uncategorized

Smothers brothers have shown us a montage, american time capsule by chuck braverman, a collection of pictures and images encompassing over 2 centuries of American History up until president nixon. In short, these images provide us, the viewer, a look at some of the united states most major events starting with george washington and continuing […]

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Tom Schalk’s Analysis on An American Time Capsule

November 21st, 2011 by Tom Schalk · No Comments · Uncategorized

If you had to recite 20 years of American history in two minutes, could you? Naturally, you could not without losing a great amount of context concerning the material. An American Time Capsule doesn’t so much preserve our history as it does show images of it. True, Americans may have an understanding of what is represented in the […]

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American Time Capsule

November 20th, 2011 by Jeen Kim · No Comments · Uncategorized

The American Time Capsule by Chuck Braverman is a quick montage of images in chronological order of our history. This rapid succession of images capturing our past hypnotizes the viewer, as he/she tries to keep up. As the viewer tries to keep up, some images are remembered and some are forgotten. The remembered images are […]

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American Time Capsule

November 16th, 2011 by Roberto Rodriguez · No Comments · Uncategorized

The history of the United States of America can seem like a very long time to the naked eye but to Montage it can be very short as well. You would have thought that it was impossible to see a country’s entire history in a matter of minutes until American Time Capsule did it. What […]

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America Time Capsule

November 16th, 2011 by Daniel Min · No Comments · Uncategorized

This is just my stream of conscious. American History is encapsulated into series of rapidly moving images that convey our bloody history. Starting with the Revolutionary war where the Red Coat is fighting against the Continental Army for the precursor of the United States in the New World. Our founding fathers established freedom liberty and […]

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1st Paragraph of American Time Capsule

November 16th, 2011 by Natalie Bernabe · No Comments · Uncategorized

Images are moments in time that we can reflect back on, while paintings can reflect the artist’s imagination of a scene or idea. The impact one feels while viewing a painting or image is the same, however; we are visualizing what the photographer or artist is portraying to us.  In the American Time Capsule, we […]

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Revised Investigative Proposal

October 26th, 2011 by Kaitlin Stevens · No Comments · Uncategorized

Kaitlin Stevens Assignment #3: Investigative Proposal Robert DeNiro: Arguably one of the most legendary actors of our time. He has played and mastered many different roles in various movie genres. It’s rather obvious that DeNiro consistently plays “bad guy” roles – but that could depend on what your definition of a “bad guy” is. Anyway, […]

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Investigative Proposal (2nd revision)

October 24th, 2011 by sandra411 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Sandra Czaja Prof. Ferguson October, 21, 2011 Investigative Proposal: Going to the movies to view a film for the first time, without having any knowledge on how it will be is very common among moviegoers. But many people these days want to know if their money will be put to good use when seeing a […]

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Tom Schalk’s Investigative Proposal (3rd Revision)

October 24th, 2011 by Tom Schalk · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Mankind has maintained a sense of wonder since its inception. When answers were needed for questions such as the origin of our kind, they usually were assumed to be the responsibility of greater beings of power beyond mortals. It’s still a debatable subject today, but there was a time in Greece when people believed that […]

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