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  • Auteur Paper: Michael Moore

    Auteur Paper: Michael Moore

    Kelly Enright Haden Theater Auteur Paper Michael Moore Director Michael Moore is one of the most controversial movie makers of our time. His documentaries look to our government and media for a reason to the problems of out troubled nation. He uses strong statements and sometimes rude actions to get the reactions and shots he needs to make his films interesting. His movies always dissect the most sensitive topics that are on the American citizens’

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Babel Responce

    Babel Responce

    This film explores different cultures and their reaction and involvement with the same crisis. The technique the director uses, moving around in time and place, envelopes the viewer in every situation simultaneously. This film is an eye opener to other cultures that we cannot see on tourist visits. We are brought in depth into what I believe to be very much actually like the cultures represented. We are shown different values from each sect of

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Artur
  • Bach Chaconne D Minor

    Bach Chaconne D Minor

    J.S. Bach is quite possibly the most respected composer of any time period. His compositions continue to be performed today because of their untimely beauty as well as the incredible technical ability one gains from playing such works. They not only challenge the performer technically but conceal a wealth of musical complexity which appeals to any musician regardless of their ability because it can be appreciated by individuals on various levels of musical understanding.

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Edward
  • Back to Black Music Review

    Back to Black Music Review

    Back to Black happens to be the second album by the British boozer, Amy Winehouse. It is one of those albums for people who are fond of banging beat about a lovesick bad girl. Back to Black represents Winehouse as a blunt person, who is not afraid to disclose her personal mishaps like struggle with alcohol or a breakup from which it has been hard to recover. The whole album brings back the late sixties

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Bamboozled - the Movie

    Bamboozled - the Movie

    Bamboozled Bamboozled, a controversial movie produced by Spike Lee, is based on the relationships that forms between people of racially contrasting perspectives. Throughout Bamboozled the audience sees the struggle between Dunwitty, the white boss, and Pierre Delacroix, the black scriptwriter. Dunwitty exemplifies white power and although he believes it to be alright to casually throw the word “nigger” around in a conversation, he doesn’t truly appreciate or respect the black race. Lott and Bell Hooks

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Monika
  • Band That I Would Have Lked to See Live

    Band That I Would Have Lked to See Live

    One band that I would like to have seen live would be the Doors. The Doors were and still are a great American rock band that formed in 1965 in Los Angeles by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and Bobby Krieger. I am a huge fan of Jim Morrison and the Doors, whenever I listen to Jim Morrison’s voice I am drawn into some forbidden world. His voice is amazing and I think that

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Vika
  • Bands of the 60's and 70's

    Bands of the 60's and 70's

    Bands of the 60’s and 70’s Most of the best music to date was made in 1960-70. Three of the best bands were Led Zeppelin, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and the Grateful Dead. Led Zeppelin was a British rock band that became one of the most popular and influential musical groups of all time. The band debuted in 1968. The members were Jimmy Page on guitar, John Bonham on drums, John Paul Jones on bass

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Monika
  • Bang the Drum Slowly

    Bang the Drum Slowly

    Bang the Drum Slowly Every game needs rules in order to ensure that everyone has a fair chance at succeeding in the game. If, however, fairness to all players is not a necessity, then no rules are necessary. In “Bang the Drum Slowly,” this theme is inherent in everything from card games to life itself. The Exciting Game Without Any Rules (or “TEGWAR”), is the game by which Henry Wiggins and Bruce Pearson play in

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Baroque and Classical Wordpainting Techniques

    Baroque and Classical Wordpainting Techniques

    Renaissance and Baroque composers were faced with the task of creating complex pieces that express both human emotion and ideas. While this is primarily one of the main purposes of all forms of music itself, including genres today, in the 15th through 18th centuries, this was largely done through the musical composition of a piece rather than the lyrics. Composers utilized several different techniques in order to portray to the listener the purpose and meaning

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Artur
  • Baroque Mexican Music Concert Report

    Baroque Mexican Music Concert Report

    The concert I attended was a recital of Mexican baroque choral music. There were 5 main pieces played, each one having its own unique style and function. The recital was held at University of South Carolina School of Music recital hall room 201 on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 6:00pm. The group that sang was the graduate vocal ensemble and was conducted by Daniel S. Clark. The group of singers did an excellent job

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Yan
  • Baroque Mexican Music Concert Report

    Baroque Mexican Music Concert Report

    The concert I attended was a recital of Mexican baroque choral music. There were 5 main pieces played, each one having its own unique style and function. The recital was held at University of South Carolina School of Music recital hall room 201 on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 6:00pm. The group that sang was the graduate vocal ensemble and was conducted by Daniel S. Clark. The group of singers did an excellent job

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Baroque Period

    Baroque Period

    Baroque Period The Baroque period of music existed from 1600 to 1750. The word Baroque means “highly decorated” which was a suitable description for music of this time. This was a time at which we today, consider to be a fairytale, full of kings, queens, and castles. Music at this time was very ornate and predominantly enjoyed by the Royal courts. Its patrons included Kings Queens, and Dukes. Musicians also received support from the Catholic

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Jack
  • Baroque Vs Classical

    Baroque Vs Classical

    Baroque vs Classical Music form the period of approximately 1600-1750 is usually referred to as “baroque.” This was a time when the doctrine of the “divine right of kings” ensured the absolute rule of “God-chosen” monarchs. During this time, Louis XIV became the most powerful and praised monarch in all of European history. Discoveries in science stimulated both technology and philosophy. People began to think about ordinary matters in a new way, affected by the

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Max
  • Barr

    Barr

    Please answer the following questions with an eye toward what Barr explicitly says in Acting for the Camera. The purpose of this examination is to demonstrate that you have read the required text for this course. Do not bring in other sources or information � even if it is true enough! Answer based on what Barr says. Please type your answers: 12 point New Times Roman font with 1&1/2 line spacing. Part One. Define what

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Basketball

    Basketball

    Write about something that communicates something meaningful about who you are. It can be about anything, but I think that if you handed it, with a bunch of other 250 word essays, to several of your friends that they should be able to identify yours and say that on the basis of reading just that, they would know something "real" about who you are. As for topics, you might look at the essay as a

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By: tyrell23
  • Batman

    Batman

    The best part of Batman Begins was its ending... and I'm not being sarcastic. As I was watching the last scene of the movie, I wanted to jump out of my seat and cheer when Jim Gordon handed Batman the Joker playing card. It's been a while since I reacted with such glee at the promise of a sequel (usually it's more of, "hay nako, may part two pa yan!"). Yes, the movie was that

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Max
  • Batman Begins

    Batman Begins

    Word count 763 Batman Begins Have you ever experienced something that has changed you completely and you have no clue why? You’re just sitting there wondering how your mind works and how this could have had such a crazy effect on you. My insane experience and favorite movie was Batman Begins in IMAX. A few reasons why Batman was such a breath taking film were; it explained everything about my child hood superhero, Batman was

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Victor
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm - a Critical Review

    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm - a Critical Review

    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm This paper will break down the elements of the critical process using the three critical methods that were discussed in class. Also included in the paper will be the notes that were taken from the conversation I overheard at Hardees, about the movie “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm” between Seiter, Thompson, and Meehan. This critique will discuss the several components to each of the three critical methods including cultural codes

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Batman: The Movie

    Batman: The Movie

    After an analysis and reanalysis of Batman: The Movie (1966) it’s apparent that this utterly absurd Batman film is one for the ages. This hysterical take on Batman is completely made by character development and emotions towards them brought on through the unique mise en scène of the film. While this depiction of Batman is much different than what modern day Batman fans are used to, everything that can be seen on screen makes it

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    Submitted: February 16, 2015 By: murd0044
  • Bats

    Bats

    Bats When a movie like "Bats" comes around you can get a general idea of what the movie is going to be about just based on the title. With progressively increasing budgets limiting the capacity of the movie, filmmakers are left with a catastrophic product. This is a completely mediocre, unexciting, and unoriginal example of the normally-harmless-animals-eating-people genre. It is a miracle that this movie was made, let alone released to theaters. It wasn't such

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Baz Luhrmann

    Baz Luhrmann

    Baz Luhrmann The "quick-cut" editing style is more revealing of the surroundings, not less so. As opposed to the stereotypical long, wide shots which allow the viewer to acknowledge everything on screen in a distanced shot - Rouge!'s editing allows for a series of individual intimate portraits, revealing the environment in a different way. Luhrmann's fluttering editing often finds a beautiful sync with the music - cutting less when Kidman's Satine purrs the slow "One

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Beatles

    Beatles

    The Beatles were the most influential popular music group of the rock era. They affected the post-war baby boom generation of Britain, the United States and many other countries during the 1960s. Certainly they are the most popular group in rock history, with global sales exceeding 1.1 billion records. While they were originally famous for merseybeat, or what some labelled light-weight pop music which provoked complete hysteria in young women. Their later works achieved a

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Beatles Breakup

    Beatles Breakup

    Is there truly one reason why the Beatles broke up? Unless the person who is asked this question loathes a certain female, Japanese, avant-garde artist, then the answer is NO. It should be noted that it is unlikely that one person was capable of splitting one of the most influential groups of the modern era, one that was all for one and one for all. There are many factors that can be blamed on the

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: July
  • Beatles: Boyband to Revolutionaries

    Beatles: Boyband to Revolutionaries

    The Beatles had its start as a young band in the early 1960’s; they came about just as some of the most influential rock n’ roll artists were exiting the scene, as a result, their success and music had a great impact on music in their time. They brought with them a fresh kind of music which involved fusing of different musical sounds like rhythm & blues as well as different types of pop music

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: regina
  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast is without a doubt one of Disney's finest classics. The first animated film to ever be nominated for best picture and after you see it, you could understand and agree with it's nomination. Beauty and the Beast is going to be one of those films that will always be remembered, I know that it's a movie that I will show my children one day. It has unbelievably terrific animation, a beautiful

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • Becoming a Man

    Becoming a Man

    Becoming a Man When you hear the words “40 year old virgin,” many things might come to mind. You might think of a nun, or your nerdy computer teacher, or the popular 2005 movie, The 40 Year Old Virgin, starring actor Steve Carell. This award winning comedy follows the life of Andy Stitzer, a forty-year-old man who through a combination of unfortunate accidents and his own shyness has altogether give up on sex. When his

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Becoming the Future of the Silver Screen

    Becoming the Future of the Silver Screen

    Mrs. Grinnell English 12 1st May 2005 Film and Video Production: Becoming the Future of the Silver Screen Every so often a movie is released with such tense anticipation and glamorous visual art that the public is drawn to this dramatic rendition of life in the theatre. For even just two hours or so, you are put into a different lifestyle. Action, drama or comedy it may be. We are thrust into a different

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    Essay Length: 2,680 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Beethoven

    Beethoven

    Symphony No. 5 was a famous piece written and composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven’s life was at creative height when this piece was composed. Although Symphony No.9 would later become his most popular composition the first movement of Symphony No.5 is widely known as it connects the listener to Beethoven’s ideals of music. Its strong sounds exude the composer’s ability in not only his genre but today as well. His musical abilities were developed

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • Beethoven

    Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven was, and is still today, a Legend in the history of classical music. His influence on music is unequalled. Perhaps no other composer in history wrote music of such exhilarating power. No other composer did so against the trials and hardships that he had went through. He beat the odds to become who he was. A Beethoven was born in Bonn in 1770. His father, a music enthusiast, dreamed of molding

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Max
  • Beethoven

    Beethoven

    He studied first with his father, Johann, a singer and instrumentalist in the service of the Elector of Cologne at Bonn, but mainly with C.G. Neefe, court organist. At 11 Ѕ he was able to deputize for Neefe; at 12 he had some music published. In 1787 he went to Vienna, but quickly returned on hearing that his mother was dying. Five years later he went back to Vienna, where he settled. He pursued his

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    Essay Length: 3,392 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Mike

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