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  • Crash


    "Crash" is a movie that exposes different kinds of social and multicultural differences, giving us a quick example of how these conducts affect our society. Two of the behaviors observed, are Prejudice and Stereotyping. Identified as the causes of where all the events eradicate. These behaviors are viewed as thoughts and feelings that almost everyone has felt more than once. In the first scene we observe a Muslim man inside a firearm store, attempting to

    Essay Length: 697 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: July
  • Crash


    Diversity is something that has essentially no limitations that are known. People often classify or separate people based on such things as race, appearance, sexuality and so on. In the film “Crash” these issues are essentially the main plot line for the film, with twists and turns along the way with different interpretations from the viewpoints of different people in different categories of diversity. Presenting the issues from many groups allows a draw for an

    Essay Length: 360 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Crash


    April 7, 2006 Dear Cole, A year ago, today, you came into this world, somewhat amazed and a little bewildered. I can understand why, as we all arrive in this world naked and cut off from the comfort of our mother’s womb. We are cast from the sanctity that we knew for nine months into a place that is cold, loud, and filled with people that you once knew only by sound but now

    Essay Length: 2,362 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Crash


    The twentieth century has witnessed two important historical developments: globalization and powerful communications technology. Globalization allows people of different races, cultures, religions, and other backgrounds to interact and exchange ideas across great distances. Meanwhile, more advanced technology in communications facilitates these exchanges and helps the world come a little closer together. However, amid the shrinking global village and improved media lie many levels of prejudice. Prejudice expressed in the media, be it intentionally or subconsciously,

    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Crash


    You'd be forgiven for thinking that a film with the title "Crash" (Lions Gate) might just be some mindless action film. And, indeed, the first few minutes of the movie, with its somber depiction of Los Angeles at its murkiest -- with off-putting music to match -- might seem to confirm your worst fears. At the start, we see Don Cheadle as Graham, a weary detective, become involved in a traffic accident. His partner Ria

    Essay Length: 854 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Max
  • Crash


    Diversity! According to Encarta’s online dictionary, the definition identifies diversity as a variety of something such as opinion, color, or style. Perhaps this explanation best suited this high powered drama as diversity observed, explained, and adversely affected the lives of people along with their boundaries by way of skewed perception, fear, and stereotypical validation of race and the accompanying attributes. While the foundation of American society suggest unity and harmony when faced with adversity from

    Essay Length: 510 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Steve
  • Crash


    CRASH Through the analogy of car crashes, the movie Crash attempts to bring matters of race in America to the foreground. After being rear ended, Graham, an African American detective, sets the tone when he says “In L.A., nobody touches you. We’re always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much that sometimes we crash into one another just to feel something”. The illusion of feeling safe and impermeable to

    Essay Length: 1,261 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Top
  • Crash 2005 Analysis

    Crash 2005 Analysis

    ssues of race and gender cause a group of strangers in Los Angeles to physically and emotionally collide in this drama from director and screenwriter Paul Haggis. Graham (Don Cheadle) is a police detective whose brother is a street criminal, and it hurts him to know his mother cares more about his ne'er-do-well brother than him. Graham's partner is Ria (Jennifer Esposito), who is also his girlfriend, though she has begun to bristle at his

    Essay Length: 290 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • Crash Character Analysis

    Crash Character Analysis

    Challenging and thought-provoking, Paul Haggis’ “Crash” takes a provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of post-9/11 Los Angeles, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic cast of characters’ struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another’s lives. In the gray area between black and white, victim and aggressor, there are no easy

    Essay Length: 2,424 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Crash Directed by Paul Haggis

    Crash Directed by Paul Haggis

    The 2004 motion picture "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis is a complicated and thorny film taken place in one of Americas greatest cities, Los Angeles. It demonstrates, its many main characters from all different ethnicities, and economic classes as being fragile and emotionally instable to the point of explosion. Although these characters are different they are connected by the theme of the film, racism. Paul Haggis allowed the actors to leap off the ground with

    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Crash the Movie Assimilation

    Crash the Movie Assimilation

    “Crash” the movie is a great tool to help people realize the hardships that immigrants face as they come, and try to assimilate to the U.S. culture. The first part of the assimilation cycle is an immigrant coming to the United States. In the movie this is depicted by the Chinese immigrants in the back of the van driven by Ludacris. They probably didn’t know what was going on because none of them probably knew

    Essay Length: 777 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Edward
  • Crash" Response Essay

    Crash" Response Essay

    For many years discrimination has been a big issue throughout the world. Particularly, in the history of America where people of ethnic backgrounds faced many racial slurs from people who didn’t understand their culture. Some people tend to think of the stereotypes of different cultures and use it against all people of that ethnicity. They label them as all the same when they really do not know that not one person is identical to another,

    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Crash: A Look at Race and Prejudice in America

    Crash: A Look at Race and Prejudice in America

    Crash is a complex and thought-provoking Lion’s Gate film that takes a provocative, unflinching look at the intricacy of racial tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of Los Angeles, California, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic cast of characters’ struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another’s lives. The various characters include a White housewife and her district attorney

    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Bred
  • Crash: Culture Shock and Race

    Crash: Culture Shock and Race

    The movie Crash incorporates aspects of anthropology such as ethnocentrism, race, and differing roles in society. Each of these aspects is revealed through the lives of different people colliding with one another and according to biases and personal prejudices. The title Crash metaphorically represents the culture shock we experience when we “crash” into people of different nationalities. Ethnocentrism, the belief in the superiority of one ethic or racial group over another, is an evident theme

    Essay Length: 596 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Janna
  • Crazy Love

    Crazy Love

    Crazy Love After taking Studies in Non-Fiction Film II, I was able to focus more on the content because I knew what was expected of me in the end. The first time I took this class I was focused on writing down every detail of every movie. I found this to be distracting in that I was not able to fully enjoy the movie. This time, I took only the notes that I knew

    Essay Length: 1,414 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Creative Writing - the Brookehaven Athens Clinic

    Creative Writing - the Brookehaven Athens Clinic

    The Brookehaven Athens Clinic. The name makes it sound like an exuberant place that could be filled with nice, caring doctors, sweet charming nurses clarity coming in through the windows of the patients to give them hope and look towards tomorrow. That’s what someone who passes by might think. I should probably mention that Brookehaven is no ordinary clinic. It’s a psychiatric clinic. It’s where all the crazies go to be contained or possibly

    Essay Length: 2,122 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2015 By: Riri_12
  • Creativity


    Creativity comes in different forms. Whether it is work related with thinking outside the box, or an artistic approach, creativity is a continuous part of daily life. My earliest memory of being creative was in grammar school. I started drawing Disney movie characters such as Simba from The Lion King. Another form of creativity I later discovered was writing stories. Further down the road I discovered that I also had to use creative thinking in

    Essay Length: 859 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Janna
  • Creativity Please

    Creativity Please

    Creativity Please! More creativity is needed in today’s world. American pop culture has become dull. It seems as if originality has disappeared. In most aspects of American pop culture from music to movies and even fashion. Music today is lame. Rock and roll is dead, and rap might as well be. There is no creativity in today’s music. Music is made in the hopes of making money. Every single band sounds the same. It is

    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Creed


    Hello my friend we meet again It's been a while where should we begin feels like forever Within my heart are memories Of perfect love that you gave to me I remember When you are with me I'm free_I'm careless_I believe Above all the others we'll fly This brings tears to my eyes My sacrifice We've seen our share of ups and downs Oh how quickly life can turn around in an instant It feels

    Essay Length: 260 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment Making crimes comes as a result of many various things in life. The first and the greatest one is called money as the old expression that says “Money is the root of all evil”. As many people who are in need of money makes different types of crimes just to gain that money, however it’s coming through a wrong way. Poor people make some small crimes because of money. In the play,

    Essay Length: 1,218 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Crime in Crash

    Crime in Crash

    I chose to review the movie Crash directed by Paul Haggis which featured many different crimes specifically dealing with racial issues throughout the movie. After closely examining the movie I will explain the elements of "motivation" and "opportunity" as well as touch on the impact of bystanders, aftermath of crime, victim precipitation and correlation of gender and crime. This movie features several small stories which intertwine during a short period of time in a city

    Essay Length: 1,018 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Top
  • Cristof of the Truman Show

    Cristof of the Truman Show

    Christof He is the God of his own little world, he directly tells all what to do in his world, and he brings millions of people together around the world for one man, and his name is Christof. In the movie The Truman Show Truman is living in a world where everyone knows his life is shown on worldwide television but him. He lives in a giant dome created by a man named Christof. He

    Essay Length: 751 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • Critical Analysis: Youth and the Media

    Critical Analysis: Youth and the Media

    Critical Analysis: Youth and the Media In “Lessons from Littleton: What Congress Doesn’t Want to Hear about Youth and the Media”, Henry Jenkins describes how violent entertainment is portrayed as a witch. He then continues to explain that something needs to be done about the “cultural pollution” that our teens are exposed to. Due to the many problems with the “scientific” approach to culture it is up to the parents to limit or control what

    Essay Length: 461 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Critique for Ў°to Liveў±

    Critique for Ў°to Liveў±

    Ў°To LiveЎ± is a great movie that shows the lives of an ordinary family through a couple of generations. The characters seem real and are well developed. The audience can fully see through their viewpoints. Not only does the movie portray the hardships and struggles of the family through their experiences, it shows the happy times in between as well. In the end, you care for the family so much that you canЎЇt take your

    Essay Length: 325 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Critique of "the Art of National Identity" by John Orr

    Critique of "the Art of National Identity" by John Orr

    Critique of “The Art of National Identity” by John Orr; With an alternative view of the films of Peter Greenaway The essay entitled “The Art of National Identity: Peter Greenaway and Derek Jarman” by John Orr makes a number of excellent points regarding the opus of each of the two filmmakers. By focusing his analysis on the relation of their works to the art and concept of national identity, however, Orr misses the opportunity to

    Essay Length: 1,849 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Jon
  • Critique of a Film Script

    Critique of a Film Script

    Critique of a Film Script Star Wars: A New Hope In this critique, I will be discussing how Star Wars: A New Hope, can be said to repeat or fit in with traditional film patterns. First of all, the film has a linear narrative, in that it goes from beginning to end in chronological order. In regard to a traditional three act structure, this script can be said to follow it in two different respects.

    Essay Length: 797 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Critique of Shawshank Redemption

    Critique of Shawshank Redemption

    Critique of “The Shawshank Redemption” The Shawshank Redemption is a great film depicting the journey of Andy Dufresne, as played by Tim Robbins, getting convicted of murdering his wife and getting sent to jail. The only thing: he didn’t do it. This is one of my most favored movies to watch, it also happens to be a good short story by Stephen King. One of the main things that rally grabbed my attention was the

    Essay Length: 729 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: July
  • Critique on Titanic

    Critique on Titanic

    This movie is unrealistic and horrible. It has been said many times that a movie gains popularity if it embodies a culture or ideology of a particular society. No wonder this is the highest grossing film of all time, it embodies many not so positive elements of the American dream. You don’t need economic or social stability in your life, "I love waking up in the morning not knowing what's gonna happen or, who

    Essay Length: 337 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Janna
  • Cruel Inentions

    Cruel Inentions

    The film Cruel Intentions is a narration based on a bet between two step-siblings exploring society’s sexual boundaries. We are first introduced to Sebastian, a fifth year high school Senior with no respect for anyone/ thing except his own reputation of sexual conquest. His stepsister Kathryn is, well, as she puts it “I'm the Marsha fucking Brady of the Upper East Side”. A quick summary, Sebastian wants to have sex with Annette, the new head

    Essay Length: 686 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Artur
  • Cruel Intentions

    Cruel Intentions

    The film “Cruel Intentions,” directed by John Hughes, is a fast-paced glimpse into the lives of New York yuppies whose entire existence revolves around money, power, sex, and drugs. Hughes’ direction for the movie concentrates on those who prey on innocence and will stop at nothing to achieve their ambitions. The story centers on Sebestian, played by Ryan Phillipe, whose main intention in life is to sleep with, and ruin the reputations of, girls whom

    Essay Length: 559 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Mike
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