Movies and New York City Comparison Essay by Write Fine

Movies and New York City
An analysis of how the public's perception of New York City was affected by three movies: Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets", Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" and Woody Allen's "Annie Hall".
# 112296 | 2,811 words | 9 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 19, 2009 in English (Comparison) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)


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Description:

This paper looks at how the public's perception of New York City has been affected by Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets", Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" and Woody Allen's "Annie Hall". Through an exploration of these three films, the paper demonstrates how the popular imagination has been infused with the idea of New York as a melting pot of people from all over the world.

Outline:
Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets"
Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing"
Woody Allen's "Annie Hall"
Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Calvino, Italo. 1974. Invisible Cities. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
  • Cannon, Damian. 1997. "Mean Streets (1973)." Movie Reviews UK. Retrieved April 24, 2008 from: http://www.film.u-net.com/Movies/Reviews/Mean_Streets.html.
  • Ebert, Roger. 2003. "Mean Streets." Retrieved April 25, 2008 from: http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20031231/REVIEWS08/401010340/1023.
  • Friedman, Lawrence S. 1997. The Cinema of Martin Scorsese. New York: Continuum.
  • Grist, Leighton. 2000. The Films of Martin Scorsese, 1963-77: Authorship and Context. New York: St. Martin's.

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