21 Jump Street:
Upbeat music makes it immediately clear that it is a light-hearted comedy.
The mismatch of images creates a narrative enigma as it creates confusion.
Music is interrupted on multiple occasions with comical dialogue.
Credits appear on screen in a fast-paced fashion.
Main characters and settings introduced.
Da Vinci’s Demons:
The dark and monotone music connotes a serious tone to the film.
The unexplained images create multiple narrative enigmas; what do they mean?
What is their significance?
No dialogue or sound effects
Both create narrative enigmas.
Both create fast pace using short shot durations.
Create opposite tones (light-hearted contrasts serious).
No dialogue in Da Vinci’s Demons
Name of film.
Da Vinci’s Demons is symbolic, 21Jump Street is a combination of symbolic and non-
The two films are marketed towards difference audiences.
Quantum of Solace:
All you see is credits to begin with.
Bullet being shot during credits.
Music creates excitement and suspense.
See people and a gun falling from space.
Another bullet is shot.
Sunset creates equilibrium at the end.
Credits flash up fast.
Both have credits.
Both have music.
Quantum of Solace introduces main characters, Spring Breakers does not.
Spring Breakers shows setting, Quantum of Solace does not.
Spring Breakers simply sets the tone but does not give anything away.
Quantum of Solace shows that certain aspects are significant, e.g. the gun.
More solemn tone to Quantum of Solace, Spring Breakers is more light-
Camera follows the journey of a feather floating peacefully through the air- possibly
symbolic of the main character’s journey.
Feather lands on main character’s shoe.
Credits come in at medium pace.
Main characters introduced.
Creepy music sets the tone.
Both use music to set the tone.
Both introduce main characters.
Credits included in both.
Different camera techniques.
Settings and characters introduced.
Different features, e.g. sound, editing and camera techniques can set different
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Animated images alongside credits.
Exaggerated images convey comical theme.
Serious images of violence are mocked.
To Kill A Mocking Bird:
Black and white.
Credits appear slowly.
Lots of unexplained objects create narrative enigma; what is their significance?
What is their relevance?
Both have credits.
Both have backing music.
Create opposing tones; comical and serious.
The Interview is colourful, fast-paced and eye-catching.
To Kill a Mocking Bird intrigues the audience through narrative enigmas.