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Drama (film and television)

In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction intended to be more serious than humorous in tone. Drama of this kind is qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama"; these terms tend to indicate a particular setting or subject-matter, or else they qualify the otherwise serious tone of a drama with elements that encourage a broader range of moods. All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent characters. In this broader sense, drama is a mode distinct from novels, short stories, narrative poetry or songs. In the modern era before the birth of cinema or television, "drama" within theatre was a type of play, neither a comedy nor a tragedy, it is this narrower sense that the television industries, along with film studies, adopted.

"Radio drama" has been used in both senses—originally transmitted in a live performance, it has been used to describe the more high-brow and serious end of the dramatic output of radio. Crime drama, police procedural, legal drama character development based on themes involving criminals, law enforcement and the legal system. Historical drama films that focus on dramatic events in history. Horror drama a film that focuses on imperiled characters dealing with realistic emotional struggles involving dysfunctional family relations, in a horror setting; the film's horror elements serve as a backdrop to an unraveling dramatic plot. Docudrama the difference between a docudrama and a documentary is that in a documentary it uses real people to describe history or current events. Not to be confused with docufiction. Comedy-drama a film in which there is an equal, or nearly equal, balance of humour and serious content. Melodrama a sub-type of drama films that uses plots that appeal to the heightened emotions of the audience.

Melodramatic plots deal with "crises of human emotion, failed romance or friendship, strained familial situations, illness, neuroses, or emotional and physical hardship". Film critics sometimes use the term "pejoratively to connote an unrealistic, pathos-filled, camp tale of romance or domestic situations with stereotypical characters that would directly appeal to feminine audiences". Called "women's movies", "weepies", tearjerkers, or "chick flicks". If they are targeted to a male audience they are called "guy cry" films. Considered "soap-opera" drama. Military drama focuses on the interpersonal and situational crises of characters in the military Romantic drama a sub-type of dramatic film which dwells on the elements of romantic love. Teen drama focuses on teenage characters where a secondary school setting plays a role List of drama films Bourgeois tragedy Domestic tragedy Dramatic structure Soap opera Tragicomedy Sheehan, Helena. 1987. Irish Television Drama: A Society and Its Stories ISBN 0-86029-011-5

Paul Glass

Paul Eugene Glass is a Swiss-American composer. Born in Los Angeles, Glass is the son of silent film actor and film executive Gaston Glass, he was educated at the University of Southern California, was taught by Ingolf Dahl, Goffredo Petrassi in Rome. Glass attended Princeton University under a fellowship, attended the Institute of International Education in Warsaw with Witold Lutoslawski on a grant, he joined ASCAP in 1961. Glass has been married twice, the first time being to Marina Fistoulari Mahler, on April 3, 1965, the second time being to Penelope Margaret Mackworth-Praed, on July 12, 1977. Glass and Mackworth-Praed live in Carona, Switzerland. Both are professors at Franklin University Switzerland, he is sometimes credited as Paul E. Glass. Paul Glass' works are published by Schade. StageEschatos, Ballet Kakapo, Children's Ballet OrchestralSinfonia No. 1 Suita Symfonyczna Eufonia for string orchestra Sinfonia No. 3 Lamento dell'acqua Ektenia Sinfonia No. 4 "quan shi qu" Corale I per Margaret for string orchestra Distanza for string orchestra or string quintet How To Begin Sinfonia No. 5 "ad modum missae" for double children's or female chorus, double mixed chorus and orchestra Sinfonia No. 6 "Quinto Giorno" Corale II per Margaret for string orchestra Grandiflora Corale III per Margaret for string orchestra Sinfonia No.7 teilchen sinfonia n.8 omaggio al minimo for string orchestra the return to dissonance for large orchestra ConcertanteConcerto for cello and orchestra Concerto for improvising piano and large orchestra Soggetti migranti for 3 percussionists and orchestra Lo svasso cornuto for English horn and orchestra El buen aire for cello and orchestra romanza per solo violino orchestra Chamber and instrumental musicVariations for woodwind quintet Passacaglia for string quartet Quartet for 4 trombones Rondo for violin and piano Music for Brass and Percussion Quintet for clarinet and string quartet Trio for flute and piano 3 Pezzi for violin and piano Sonata for cello and piano Trio for flute and bassoon Quartet for flute, clarinet and cello Pezzo for bass clarinet Une chanson silencieuse for flute and cello Vittoria for viola solo Bläserquintett II Studio for 2 cellos Suite pour soeur et frère for 2 violins, viola and double bass Piano Trio Echanges for 16 instrumentalists Septet for 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones and tuba Wie ein Naturlaut for 10 instrumentalists Quartet for oboe, violin and cello Quartet for 4 saxophones 3 pezzi for clarinet Variazioni for flute solo Fux-Variationen for cello solo Arundo donax for 3 oboes Eufonia for string quintet String Quartet No.1 Bis for piano Confronto for cello solo Distanza for string quintet Specchio for violin solo Un piccolo giro for string quartet Incomprehension for oboe and cello Prisma per ballerina for alto saxophone, trombone, piano and double bass Confronto II for flute solo Doppelwitz for 2 violas Tre ghiri for 3 violins Solenne for 4 trombones, or 4 bassoons, or 4 cellos Adagio for violin and cello atrevoci for alto flute, English horn and bassoon Confronto for horn solo In tono sommesso for clarinet or bass clarinet Scomposizione originale for cello solo Spiegel for double bass solo Intervalli per viola Intervalli per tre trombe in do Intervalli per fagotto Ida y vuelta per violino e violoncello En todas las tonalidades per clarinetto in Sib Ida y vuelta per due violini Ottantaquattro per violoncello Vanessa Atalanta per flauto solo Trois études pour quatuor à cordes String Quartet No.2 trombonite per solo trombone passacaglia 2019 - nello stile di allora per quartetto d'archi come un'improvvisazione per solo violoncello bach im spiegel per solo violoncello elegia per trio d'archi Piano5 Klavierstücke Omaggio Precipitevolissimevolmente Ottantaquattro per pianoforte Il piccolo portico di Carona trois préludes Vocal5 chansons pour une princesse errante for baritone and piano.

They Who Hide Behind Masks

"They Who Hide Behind Masks" is the third episode of the fourth season and 69th episode overall from the Fox series Gotham. The show is itself based on the characters created by DC Comics set in the Batman mythology; the episode was written by co-executive producers Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt and directed by Mark Tonderai. It was first broadcast on October 5, 2017. In the episode, Gordon travels to Miami in order to get Carmine Falcone's help in taking down Cobblepot for good. There, he meets with Falcone's daughter, who seems to take an interest in him. However, he soon discovers the truth: Falcone is dying and due to his health conditions, he can't leave the city. Meanwhile, Bruce continues discovering more about Ra's al Ghul and finds out about his origin and a certain item he takes an interest on: a 2,000 year old knife, he competes with Barbara to get the knife. Meanwhile, Nygma is unfrozen by an obsessive fan but discovers he may not be the same as before; the episode received positive reviews with critics praising Bruce's character development as well as the cinematography but Gordon's storyline attracted mixed response.

In Arabia 125 A. D. a man on a horse is crossing a battlefield where many soldiers have died and takes an interest in one of them. He takes the man to the Lazarus Pit, he tells the man that he is given a dagger to take on the mantle of Ra's al Ghul. Back to the present day, Bruce investigates a new merchandise that arrived at the docks at Cobblepot's name but finds a thief advancing to the boat; the thief arrives at a truck to steal the product but Bruce is caught by the guards. He manages to defeat them and escape but the thief escapes, revealing to be Selina. Meanwhile, Gordon travels to Miami to meet with Falcone, he joins Falcone at a table accompanied by Sofia, Falcone's only daughter. He asks for Falcone's help in taking down Cobblepot but Falcone says he can't because he's dying and leaving the city would be risky for his health. Sofia volunteers to stay with Gordon while he remains in Miami. While meeting up at the beach, they end up kissing. While Cobblepot and Zsasz leave the club, a woman uses a blowtorch to free Nygma from his frozen state.

She takes him to her hideout. The woman, Myrtle Jenkins, who went to school with him, reveals she is his "number one fan", she wants him to regain his strength so he can be "Gotham's greatest villain" with her as his sidekick, "The Riddlette". However, he begins to show signs of brain damage from the freezing process when he can't answer riddles and escapes. Meanwhile, Bruce inspects the freighter and discovers that the merchandise is a black market auction in Cobblepot's club, he is confronted by the guards until Alfred beats the guards. Barbara is refused. Bruce and Alfred discover that the knife was used to embalm King Balahsi, ruler of ancient Mesopotamia in the first century, they discover in an ancient book an image of Ra's, an image taken 2,000 years ago. Bruce and Alfred attend the auction and Bruce takes the role of billionaire brat in order to get the knife. After battling with Barbara for the bidding, Bruce wins the knife for 2 million dollars; that night, Selina sneaks into Wayne Manor to retrieve it when she's confronted by Bruce.

Bruce tells her to leave. Gordon returns to Gotham and is shocked to find Sofia there wanting to help him. Cobblepot and Zsasz confront Myrtle for unfreezing Nygma; when she reveals Nygma's damaged mind, Cobblepot has Zsasz kill her. Meanwhile, in the streets, a confused Nygma sees posters for Cobblepot's club. Barbara is confronted by Ra's. After a brief fight, they both talk about the knife. Ra's takes more interest in Bruce after learning he has the knife and they both kiss. In September 2017, it was announced that the third episode of the season would be titled "They Who Hide Behind Masks" and was to be written by Steven Lilien & Bryan Wynbrandt and directed by Mark Tonderai. Morena Baccarin, Jessica Lucas, Chris Chalk and Drew Powell don't appear in the episode as their respective characters. Baccarin and Chalk receive credit only, while Powell is uncredited. In September 2017, it was announced that the guest cast for the episode would include Ilana Becker as Myrtle Jenkins, John Doman as Carmine Falcone, Anthony Carrigan as Victor Zsasz, Kelcy Griffin as Detective Harper.

The episode was watched by 2.92 million viewers with a 0.9/3 share among adults aged 18 to 49. This was a slight increase in viewership from the previous episode, watched by 2.87 million viewers with a 0.9/3 in the 18-49 demographics. With these ratings, Gotham ranked second for Fox, behind The Orville, fourth on its timeslot, eleventh for the night, behind The Orville, How to Get Away with Murder, Great News, The Good Place, Chicago Fire, Grey's Anatomy, Will & Grace, Thursday Night Football. "A Dark Knight: They Who Hide Behind Masks" received positive reviews from critics. Matt Fowler of IGN gave the episode a "good" 7.8 out of 10 and wrote in his verdict, "'They Who Hide Behind Masks' honed in on Bruce's vigilante tutelage at the hands of Alfred, who encouraged him to not only take on different personas, but to play up a public'spoiled brat' facade to achieve his goals. It worked well thanks to Bruce's commitment and Alfred's savvy advice. Sure, there was some silliness to endure, but overall this was a good outing."Nick Hogan of TV Overmind gav