Just think MURDER and you can become an actress or a queen. Your choice.

When Charlize Theron was asked ‘how to walk like a queen’ on The Ellen Show: 

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Stardom and Performance Quotes: 

“Movie actors therefore learn to control and modulate behaviour to fit a variety of situations, suiting their actions to a medium that might view them at any distance, height, or angle and that sometimes changes the vantage point within a single shot.”

– James Naremore, Acting in the Cinema (Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1988), 21.

“Performance is what the performer does in addition to the actions/functions s/he performs in the plot and the lines s/he is given to say. Performance is how the action/function is done, how the lines are said.”

– Richard Dyer, Stars (London: BFI Publishing, 1979), 134. 

 

 

Essay Writing Time = Reading Like a Crazy Person

“We must define entertainment as a commercial commodity, produced and consumed as part of a capitalist industrial system. In return for the price of admission to an entertainment, we expect to witness some kind of performance produced by people who make their living performing for paying audiences.”(Maltby, 56)

– ‘Chapter Three: Entertainment 2’ in Hollywood Cinema: Second Edition by Richard Maltby, 54-73 (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2003).

What can I say, I enjoy paying George Clooney and Béyonce to do their job! With films, you don’t receive a commodity or physical good, instead you receive a service, an experience, a set amount of time “entertained”. Sans aucun doubt, j’adore le département du cinéma et l’audiovisuel et la philosophie que nous apprenons sur l’industrie du divertissement.