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  • Movie


    While I do not generally care for television, I do enjoy movies. Movies, however, present both a financial and a time commitment. When my family and I go to a movie, we spend roughly $20 for admission and an additional $20 for popcorn, sodas, and other snacks. At this cost, a night at the movies will often function as the evening meal as well. Occasionally my mom and I or my husband and I

    Essay Length: 830 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 10, 2010
  • Movies Heroes

    Movies Heroes

    I have seen many films, episodes, and all time favorites throughout my life. Attitudes, styles, and feelings are carried out in each film. You learn to enjoy watching these characters assume their role and act in such a notorious way. Every character has his or her way of acting. For example, to be considered a hero in a film, you must be the underdog and be victorious. You can be in romance if you are

    Essay Length: 637 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 12, 2010
  • Movie - Philadelphia

    Movie - Philadelphia

    In the movie Philadelphia a lawyer named Joe miller takes a heroic journey. His journey is taking a case dealing with an Aids patience that is working in a distinguished law firm . Andrew Beckon is wrongfully accused of losing an important document regarding an important cort case. To make the call of this hero more interesting, he has a personal problem with homosexual behaver . Also , he has to deal with society Ð''s

    Essay Length: 542 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 15, 2010
  • Kinsey Movie Review

    Kinsey Movie Review

    I found the movie Kinsey to be both true to his work and to the essence of this dedicated man. Besides being highly entertaining, it was very relevant today to an audience which had no idea who Alfred Kinsey was or how his work had impacted their lives. Anyone who sees this movie will get to experience first hand how ignorant and misinformed people were about sex when Kinsey began studying human sexuality. Examples of

    Essay Length: 431 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 17, 2010
  • The World Is Not Enough Movie Review

    The World Is Not Enough Movie Review

    Movie Critique: The World is Not Enough With myself being a mad James Bond fan seeing this movie was not enough. I attended it the first night that it was shown and then upon hearing that we could critique a movie in the movie theater again, I knew that I must see Bond again. The director's goal in the movie was the same as it is in any of the previous James Bond movies. To

    Essay Length: 262 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2010
  • Troy (The Movie)

    Troy (The Movie)

    War has existed throughout History. Some men fight for power, some for glory, some for honor, and some for love. Troy is a movie inspired by HomerЎЇs epic tale ÐŽoThe IliadÐŽ±. It tells the story of two worlds that go to war for honor and power. Both sides are in pursuit of glory, but love turns out to deceive their hopes and aspirations (as with Paris and Achilles), causing a nation burnt to the ground

    Essay Length: 675 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 19, 2010
  • The Genre Of Horror

    The Genre Of Horror

    The Horrible genre of Horror Do you remember seeing a good horror movie? The majority answer to this question is no. Even those who've seen every Night of the Living Dead Movie will tell you that a good horror flick is rarer than Roseanne and Tom Arnold's cameo appearance in the Nightmare on Elm St. series. Despite all the obvious gashes of imperfection that lurk behind every corner of the screen, the American film

    Essay Length: 598 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 22, 2010
  • Movies Related To To Kill A Mockingbird

    Movies Related To To Kill A Mockingbird

    1. A CIVIL ACTION (1998); with John Travolta and Robert Duvall, based on a true story regarding chemical violation of a community's water sources. 2. ERIN BROCKOVICH (1999) with Julia Roberts and Albert Finney, based on the same basic issue as A Civil Action, but with decidedly different conclusion! 3. THE ACCUSED (1988); with Jodie Foster & Kelly McGillis. True story of a Massachusetts gang-rape case and follow-up case. Issues regarding admission of evidence, criminal

    Essay Length: 685 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 25, 2010
  • Movie Report: Extreme Measures

    Movie Report: Extreme Measures

    This film "Extreme Measures" enables us, the viewers, to regard another side in medical issues today; in which humans are being treated as lab rats against their own will, in the name of science. It talks about a young British doctor named Dr. Guy Luthar, who is at the beginning of a great long term career with the Gramercy hospital in New York. The movie begins with two homeless men running for their lives from

    Essay Length: 898 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 30, 2010
  • Horror Genre

    Horror Genre

    The idea that the monster within horror works as a metaphor, reflecting the socio-cultural fears of its time is a theory which has been tried and tested since the dawn of the genre. The monster can be seen to illustrate our phobias or uncertainties as a human, changing with the times and therefore always seeming to be relevant in society. If this is true then the converse must also hold the same weight, that by

    Essay Length: 4,263 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: October 31, 2010
  • Movie Review: The Forgotten

    Movie Review: The Forgotten

    What if everyone you loved, every moment you held dear, changed forever? This question is asked in The Forgotten. Julianne Moore stars as Telly Peretta, a grief-stricken mother who lost her eight-year old son when the plane he boarded 14 months earlier disappeared. Suddenly, one day, she notices that her son has been removed from any photographs she has of him and pretty much any other record of his existence has been erased. Memories

    Essay Length: 488 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 1, 2010
  • Patriot Movie Review

    Patriot Movie Review

    When the Charleston Assembly votes to join the rebellion, a friend from Benjamin's past, Col. Burwell, tries to recruit him to join the Continental Army. After all, Burwell says, everyone still remembers Benjamin's exploits at Fort Wilderness during that war. But Benjamin wants nothing to do with the looming hostilities. "I have seven children," he says. "My wife is dead. Who's to care for them if I go to war?" But his eldest son, Gabriel,

    Essay Length: 1,147 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 1, 2010
  • Crash The Movie

    Crash The Movie

    The movie Crash, created by Paul Haggis, incorporates the many struggles faced by today's racial stereotypes, into a collage of various interconnected, cultural dilemmas encountered by the film's multi-ethnic cast. Paul Haggis uses the dialogue and physical actions of his characters to illustrate the various racial stereotypes that are pre-assigned to each race by every individual. This film is a mesmerizing physical melodrama that touches the emotions of its audience's hearts and souls. Many of

    Essay Length: 2,099 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 1, 2010
  • Sex And Violence In Movies

    Sex And Violence In Movies

    In the late seventies, Our Nation became shocked and outraged by the rape , multilation, and murder of a dozen young beautiful girls.The man who was mainly responsable for these murders, Ted Bundy, who was later apprehended and executed.During his detention in various penitentiaries,he was mentally probed and probbed by phycologist and phychoanalysts hoping to discover the root of violent actions and sexual frustrations.Many theories arose in attempts to explain the motivational factors behind his

    Essay Length: 1,455 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2010
  • Shallow Hal Movie Review

    Shallow Hal Movie Review

    Shallow Hal When I asked my friends about this movie they all said the same thing that it was about a guy who sees a fat girl as blonde bomb shell. I heard that it was a hysterical movie and has a good message. - Hal's father is dieing in the hospital and his last words telling Hal to only go after the perfect girls, big boos, and a nice posterior. In result this traumatizes

    Essay Length: 342 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2010
  • A Simple Plan Movie Review

    A Simple Plan Movie Review

    In A Simple Plan, director Sam Raimi delivers many emotionally effective scenes. He enhances each scene with vital, well placed filmmaking techniques. Raimi's techniques include implementing direct dialogue and conflict, exploiting the special bond between two brothers, and the portrayal of greed in the wrong people. The scenes which this effectiveness is presented the strongest are Jacob's talk with Hank in the car, Jacob's death in the nature preserve, and the final burning of

    Essay Length: 834 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2010
  • Of Mice And Men Movie Review

    Of Mice And Men Movie Review

    For anyone who has ever had a dream. This movie takes place during the great depression and follows two drifters Lennie (John Malkovich) and George (Gary Sinise). Lennie is a big mentally challenged man who has the mind of a child and doesn't know his own strength. George is a smaller guy who has been taking care of Lennie ever since his Aunt Clara died who has raised him since he was a child. George

    Essay Length: 364 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 4, 2010
  • Making Movies: A Challenge To Superior Students

    Making Movies: A Challenge To Superior Students

    Making Movies: A Challenge to Superior Students A project by Professor William D. Baker published in the Journal of Communications, 1954 William D. Baker, an English professor, makes light of the dilemma faced by the faculty of Michigan State College; how to challenge advanced students. The college hosted special conferences and offered remedial services for students that were doing poorly, yet had no constructive program for students who were excelling in their studies other than

    Essay Length: 676 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 5, 2010
  • Summary And Overview On The Movie Crash

    Summary And Overview On The Movie Crash

    Crash "Collision of Absolute Bigotry" This movie Directed by Paul Haggis who also directed Academy Award Winning "Million Dollar Baby" and had also won an Academy Award for this movie as well puts a twisted story in this film. This movie is trying to symbolize what goes on in the world today in regards to racism and stereotypes. He tries to make a point on how societies view themselves and others in the world based

    Essay Length: 1,005 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 5, 2010
  • Movie Analysis

    Movie Analysis

    Mitch Ryan A. Jusay Submitted to: I-Faith Mrs. Navera I. Setting At first Jesus and the 12 apostles were in a dense jungle praying. The 2nd setting is in Jerusalem. The 3rd setting is in on "the skull" where Jesus was crucified. II. Characters and Roles 1. Jesus - The Messiah, God's son. 2. Peter - denied Jesus 3 times. 3. Judas - betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver. 4. Pontius Pilate -

    Essay Length: 1,109 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2010
  • State Fair: Movie Vs. Book

    State Fair: Movie Vs. Book

    The book Sate Fair is unique in its class, as the movie State Fair is, also, unique in its. Phil Stong illustrates how one Iowan farming family goes to the fair and comes back changed--each and every one. The Frakes are as normal as any family, living on a farm, and yearning for more, more of love, more of life--simply more. This family goes to the fair, hoping for the best. Abel Frake--beloved father--has

    Essay Length: 647 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 7, 2010
  • Small List Of Biography Movies

    Small List Of Biography Movies

    Monster (2003) "Aileen 'Lee' Carol Wuornos (Female serial killer) Played by Charlize Theron Downfall (2005) "Adolph Hitler" (Nazi Leader WW I and II) Played by Bruno Ganz Get Rich Or Die Trying (2005) "50 Cent" (some rapper) Played by 50 Cent Catch Me If You Can (2002) "Frank Abagnale Jr." (Convict. Made millions through cons) Played by Leonardo DiCaprio A Beautiful Mind (2001) "John Nash" (Nobel prize winning mathematician) Played by Russell Crowe The Last

    Essay Length: 318 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2010
  • Woman In The Dunes - Movie Review

    Woman In The Dunes - Movie Review

    Del Griffith Japanese Cinema Paper two Woman in the Dunes, by director Hiroshi Teshigahara, is a film of significant importance to anyone studying film, culture, or art. It made quite an impact in 1964 when it was released, and to this day is regarded as a masterpiece among many film circles. This once again credits my theory; the only difference between art and entertainment is that the former lacks the latter. Briefly, the story is

    Essay Length: 533 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2010
  • The Movie O

    The Movie O

    Reinventing Shakespeare is a favorite past time of Hollywood and independent cinema. Acclaimed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa transformed "King Lear" for his masterpiece "Ran." Julie Taymor took a blend of history and Shakespeare to spin her fascist focused version of "Titus Andronicus." Fascism and Shakespeare were also re-envisioned in 1995's "Richard III." However, the most effective reinvention of a Shakespearean text in the 1990s, was Baz Luhrmann's "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet." This modernization hit

    Essay Length: 650 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2010
  • Crash (The Movie)

    Crash (The Movie)

    Crash Paper My first impression of the movie "Crash" was that it was a bit overwhelming. Though I do agree that many, if not all of the topics are in fact true and made for the movie, I thought it was a bit exaggerated. The movie touched on so many different types of racial, class, and gender stereotypes and all seemed to have been related in the end. For example, the very first scene was

    Essay Length: 653 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2010

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