Hitchcock vs Kubrick

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In this essay topic I will be examining the roles of Hitchcock and Kubrick in their films. I will not be only explaining what an auteur is but the origin and why it is so significant to me and to everyone nowadays and why both of these directors are considered auteurs. The roles that both Hitchcock and Kubrick play in this essay are why that is so important for them to be considered auteurs. In my topic I will be arguing that Hitchcock and Kubrick were both Auteurs, but couldn't every director be an auteur isn't the definition of an Auteur a film director who is considered the primary creative force in the picture. Why are Hitchcock and Kubrick so special I am going to argue that they are great auteurs, how I'm going to do this is by viewing two hitchcock movies and two Kubrick movies and compare them to movies I have recently watched in the movie theaters.
The two Hitchcock films I'll review watching are vertigo and to catch a thief . I choose these films because vertigo is the very first Alfred Hitchcock movie I watched and it was very interesting to watch such an old movie that was so entertaining. The way Hitchcock used the music and the way he is able to build the suspense and keep the suspense going even when without the music made it very shocking to me. And then in to catch a thief how Hitchcock was able to put an ordinary man in such bizarre events made it fun to watch. Two movies I have chosen for Stanley Kubrick are the shining and 2001 a space Odyssey. I choose the shining because it is the first scary movie I have ever watched I have watched it 2 to 3 years ago with my family and I haven't watched a scary one since the way Kubrick was able to use the Instruments to produce the suspense and thriller behind every door,made it a very memorable movie to watch. In the theaters I've recently watch Captain America 2, Dawn of the planet of the apes, and…...

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