Sign In
Not register? Register Now!
Essay Available:
1 page/≈275 words
Check Instructions
Communications & Media
Movie Review
English (U.S.)
MS Word
Total cost:
$ 3.96

Early Films: A Review (Communications & Media Movie Review) (Movie Review Sample)


Write one weekly discussion post
Early Cinema


Charles Musser, “When Did Cinema Become Cinema? - UB Learns

Thomas Gunning, "The Cinema of Attractions" Excerpt - UB Learns

Viewings (Please watch one film from each filmmaker, explore and browse. Consider your initial responses on the films)

Post 3 Due Wednesday 11:59 pm

Early Cinema - Links from films from the 1890s by Méliès films, a few Lumiere brothers and Edison films with summaries:

Link: https://film(dot)avclub(dot)com/the-10-best-films-of-the-1890s-1798234254

Edison -


Digital Archive or Youtube Links:

https://archive(dot)org/details/ThomasA.EdisonFilms -



https://archive(dot)org/details/EdisonMotionPicturesCollectionPartThree19021922 - these three togther contain all of Edison’s films

Muybridge -

Digital Archive or Youtube Links:

https://www(dot)youtube(dot)com/watch?v=IEqccPhsqgA - The Horse in Motion; first example of chronophotography, which was important to the development of motion pictures

https://www(dot)loc(dot)gov/search/?fa=contributor:muybridge,+eadweard - All Muybridge’s works that are available online from the Library of Congress. Includes some single images as well as his series that show motion

https://www(dot)eadweardmuybridge(dot)co(dot)uk/muybridge_image_and_context/ - Archive of Muybridge’s photography (including series showing motion), with context provided

https://www(dot)flickr(dot)com/photos/library_of_congress/sets/72157643408814004/ - collection of “Animal Locomotion” image sets

Lumiere Brothers -

Article : https://www(dot)nationalgeographic(dot)com/history/magazine/2019/01-02/creation-of-the-motion-picture-lumiere-brothers/

Digital Archive or Youtube Links:

https://archive(dot)org/details/EarlyLumieryFilms - a few different films in one video

https://archive(dot)org/details/AugusteLouisLumiereDemolitionDunMur1896Xvid/Auguste+%26+Louis+Lumi%C3%A8re++Enfants+annamites+ramassant+des+sap%C3%A8ques+devant+la+pagode+des+dames+(1900).avi - a few different films in one video

https://archive(dot)org/details/FilmsLumiere1#:~:text=%20Les%20Films%20des%20Lumi%C3%A9re%20%28part%201%29%20,serpentine%20%5B765%5D%203%20Partie%20d%27%C3%A9cart%C3%A9%20%5B73%5D%20More%20, https://archive(dot)org/details/FilmsLumiere2 -


Early Films: A Review
Student’s Name
Institutional Affiliation
Course Name and Number
Professor’s Name
Assignment Due Date
Early Films: A Review
It is enthralling to watch early works of film. They show how the first filmmakers involved themselves with their new-found invention. To them, it most likely seemed like a pass time. But, today, it is the foundation of the largest percentage of media. Discussed below is a review of a collection of films from Edison, Muybridge, and the Lumiere Brothers.
Part one of Edison’s film collection provides a rough view of how filmmaking began. The individuals in the films are seen repeating actions over and over again. In the first two short films, i

Get the Whole Paper!
Not exactly what you need?
Do you need a custom essay? Order right now:

Other Topics:

  • Critical reflection 1. The Plight of Refugees. Communications & Media
    Description: In 2019, the population of migrants in the world stood at 272 million. While that number is staggering, the 2018 and 2019 figures exposed by "UNHCR's global trends in forced displacement" show that more migrants are on the move. ...
    3 pages/≈825 words | APA | Communications & Media | Movie Review |
  • Communication extra credit Communications & Media Movie Review
    Description: Apollo 13 is not only a great movie but it is also one that showcases numerous effective leadership behaviors. The leadership behaviors of the NASA team at the Mission Control Center as well as those of the astronauts were instrumental in navigating the many challenges experienced...
    1 page/≈275 words | APA | Communications & Media | Movie Review |
  • The Final Table, Movie Review. Communications & Media
    Description: Like any other cooking competition, The Final Table is primarily based on high stakes and time-limited food challenges. The show attracts a wide array of talent from different parts across the world. ...
    2 pages/≈550 words | APA | Communications & Media | Movie Review |