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  • Gandhi


    In a time when racial and religious prejudice ran rampant in the four corners of the world a little brown man in India strived for a change. Gandhi is a profound movie that takes its biopic title to new heights in completely capturing the spirit of a majestic man in a time which one such person was needed in the world. It documents the life and times of Mohandas K. (later called Mahatma) Gandhi and

    Essay Length: 1,110 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Gandhi


    The movie “Gandhi” was just as interesting as it was informational. Mohandas Gandhi, more widely known as Mahatma Gandhi was the prominent leader of the Indian Independence Movement. The movement as well as the movie started off with Gandhi protesting the passes that the British were forcing all Indians to carry. Gandhi felt that if everyone did not have to carry these passes there was no reason that the Indians should. He decided to burn

    Essay Length: 596 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Victor
  • Gandhi the Film and How It Compares to Early 20th Century Indian History

    Gandhi the Film and How It Compares to Early 20th Century Indian History

    Gandhi While ‘Gandhi’, the movie, when combined with Metcalf and Frankel’s research , gives a comprehensive and multi-dimensional understanding of India towards the end of the British occupation, and helps us empathize in a way the readings alone cannot, I feel that the movie on its own, irresponsibly conveys a dangerously limited understanding of the early 20th century dilemma in the Asian sub-continent. By failing to capture the salient class tensions and problematic notions

    Essay Length: 933 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Garages


    Today in my garage i found a cat and the cats name was bob. bob the cat knows how to drive cars, but only automatics (he can't reach the clutch and the shifter) one time bob ran away and i found him at a brothrel. bob is a very bad kitty. I tried to have bob declawed after he tried to slit my wrist while i was sleeping but he said he needs his claws

    Essay Length: 268 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • Garden of Eden Production of Masterminds

    Garden of Eden Production of Masterminds

    Sex is a very pleasurable experience between a man and a women but it can also be used to control one of the partners. In Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve have many sexual encounters that seem to keep Adam under the control of Eve. Adam is so infatuated with Eve it gets him to give into temptation, as he never had control over himself but that Eve had full control over him. But pleasure can

    Essay Length: 1,567 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Monika
  • Garden State by 'pipsorcle'

    Garden State by 'pipsorcle'

    Garden State by 'Pipsorcle' Andrew Largeman's (Zack Braff) journey throughout "Garden State" seems to be a testament on the meaning of liberation. Going from his struggling acting life in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey, where he witnesses his mother's funeral, Andrew is in the mist of confronting difficult issues. One of the biggest issues is coming to terms with his psychologist father (Ian Holm), whom he has distanced himself from for many

    Essay Length: 1,185 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Max
  • Gattaca


    In the future discrimination is based on genetics, not race or class. Parents see geneticist to filter out undesirable traits in their children. Vincent's parents decided to go trust mother nature and concieve naturally. Vincent is seen as genetically inferior and is doomed to a life of servitude. His parents have a second child and choose to consult a geneticist. this child is his parents pride and joy. Vincent is treated as if he's fragile

    Essay Length: 726 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • Gattaca


    What would the world be like if we could pick how everyone would grow up to be? Would it create a better place to live in? Would it take the natural aspect out of human nature? Would the process even be considered human? There would be the endless questions of whether it was morally right or wrong, or if we should bother trying to perfect a person when they are just not made to be

    Essay Length: 748 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Gattaca


    Gattaca The movie Gattaca is a look into a disturbing view of the future and what science might be able to do. The disturbing part about Gattaca is that science can know too much about a person, the segregation is very extreme and that there is no push to change the way things are. First, the scientist during the time period Gattaca was set in knows too much about a person. Before the person is

    Essay Length: 584 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Top
  • Gattaca


    Minority Report is Steven Spielberg№s second cinematic journey and investigation into interior darkness and (after his portrayal of the dark psyche in A.I.: Artificial Intelligence) into the future of humankind. It comes in the form of the atmospheric neo-noir/sci-fi/futuristic thriller which stars an intense Tom Cruise.... Myth, Shadow Politics, and Perennial Philosophy in Minority Report (Writers: Jon Cohen and Frank Scott; Director: Steven Spielberg. 20th Century Fox and Dream Works Pictures, 2002) A Film Analysis

    Essay Length: 3,573 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Gattaca


    Gattaca is a film about conquering the human gene via genetic manipulation and how this technology cannot eradicate the problems with human nature. This assumes that to manipulate human genetics is justifiable and that human nature is a flaw. This film is about human nature triumphing over a society in which perfect DNA is the only measure of success. There are many examples of scientific advances in Gattaca. The main advance is genetic engineering and

    Essay Length: 524 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Gattaca


    Synopsis Set in the 21st century, Gattaca gives one perspective of what the future of discrimination is to become: DNA. “No longer determined by social status or the color of your skin, no, we now have discrimination down to a science.” Gattaca is similar to our current NASA, a space agency in the future that is only open to those with the “right things.” Children, for those who can afford it, are now created by

    Essay Length: 743 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: July
  • Gattaca


    The story of Vincent shows in Gattaca that there is possibility of beating the genetic engineering system. Vincent is one of the last naturally born babies born into a sterile, genetically enhanced world, where life expectancy and disease likelihood are ascertained at birth. Myopic and due to die at 30, he has no chance of a career in a society that now discriminates against your genes, instead of your gender, race or religion. Vincent an

    Essay Length: 679 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Gattaca (summary and Analysis)

    Gattaca (summary and Analysis)

    Gattaca A Film by Andrew Niccol Summary and Analysis Summary Exactly five seconds after he came into the world, Vincent Freeman was already considered to be a looser. His first genetic test revealed high probabilities of hyperactivity, sight troubles and serious heart diseases, a life expectancy of 30 years and 2 months and quite low intellectual faculties. At that time, the artificial insemination of test tube babies selected according to their genetic potential had become

    Essay Length: 1,589 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Vika
  • Gattaca Final Scene "going Home" Analysis

    Gattaca Final Scene "going Home" Analysis

    I. SCENE OVERVIEW GATTACA is a film about a possible future. Man has mastered genetics and has taken over evolution. Superior children are made simply by manipulating genes. It’s an examination of one of man’s greatest aspects. In fact, the film’s tagline is "There is no gene for the human spirit." The superior are often complacent, confident in their inherent abilities. Those who’ve been conceived naturally are considered lower class, but really are the fighters,

    Essay Length: 5,404 Words / 22 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Gattaca Opening Scenes

    Gattaca Opening Scenes

    ‘Gattaca’ is a 1999 futuristic thriller directed by New Zealander Andrew Niccol. In it, Andrew Niccol explores the themes of genetic modification and its possible future use in human engineering. The opening scenes are stylishly designed and subtly introduce the themes and main character of the film. As mentioned, genetics plays a very large role in the film ‘Gattaca’ and is introduced in several ways in the opening scenes. The very first images the viewer

    Essay Length: 528 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Gattaca-“the World of Gattaca Is Focused on Genetic Perfection, Yet It Is the Imperfect Vincent That Achieves the Most”

    Gattaca-“the World of Gattaca Is Focused on Genetic Perfection, Yet It Is the Imperfect Vincent That Achieves the Most”

    Set within a world governed by genetic engineering, Andrew Niccol’s film, Gattaca, portrays the dire consequences of such a society in “the not too distant future”. Given a pre-determined life as a “god child” due of his parent’s adherence to religious beliefs, Vincent Freeman is an individual who “refuses to play the hand he was dealt”. Vincent although seemingly cursed with an imperfect genetic composition manages to overcome considerable odds in order to achieve his

    Essay Length: 1,025 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: David
  • Gay Activist Review of Philadelphia

    Gay Activist Review of Philadelphia

    Philadelphia the movie, starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington is a groundbreaking, astonishing piece that spotlights AIDS and homosexuality through a revealing tale of a gay lawyer. Andrew Beckett (played by Tom Hanks), a gay, AIDS-stricken man was fired from his career for what he deems to be discrimination against his disease and sexual orientation. Andrew feels that he has a case on his hands and takes his case to 10 different lawyers. All of

    Essay Length: 1,022 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • Gender and Communication

    Gender and Communication

    Gender and Communications Communication is an ongoing, transactional process in which individuals exchange messages whose meanings are influenced by the history of the relationship and the experiences of the participants. (Adler, p.384) Communication depends on relationships between the people who are communicating, and on common basics between them. Problems in communications between people may arise due to differences in cultures, perceptions, values, and expectations from life. As in many other gender differences, miscommunications between males

    Essay Length: 1,758 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Monika
  • Genre Criticism of Stanley Kubrick’s the Shining

    Genre Criticism of Stanley Kubrick’s the Shining

    The true measure of success for any film lies in its ability to establish a relationship with its audience. Perhaps more than in any other genre, the horror film must be aware of this relationship and manage it carefully. After all, the purpose of a horror film is not necessarily to invoke thought, but rather to evoke an emotional reaction from its audience. Horror films of all types have used frightening images, disturbing characters, and

    Essay Length: 1,809 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • Genus Loves Company: The Life of Ray Charles

    Genus Loves Company: The Life of Ray Charles

    Genus Loves Company: The Life of Ray Charles Musician Ray Charles is generally considered a musical genius, and is so in many fields. He has enormous success in jazz, blues, soul music, country and western, and cross over pop. Acknowledged as an expert vocalist, pianist, saxophonist, and all around-entertainer, Charles first burst into popular attention in the 1950s as the virtual inventor of soul music. Ray Charles once defined soul music, “[soul music] is

    Essay Length: 980 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Fonta
  • George Gershwin

    George Gershwin

    One of the most influential composers of the 1920’s was George Gershwin. Gershwin was the most celebrated and wealthiest American composers of the 1920’s. In this paper I will discuss Gershwin’s life as a child and his upbringing and how his music expressed the dreams of every American Citizen by mixing different styles of music like Jewish, black, jazz, classical, blues and put them into one genre and created absolute music. George Gershwin was

    Essay Length: 2,842 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • George Handel

    George Handel

    The Artistry of G.F.Handel (1685-1759) First Part Halle - Hamburg - Rome 1690-1712 It's hard today to speak about Handel's life and works without mentioning the similarities between him and Bach; first of all they were born in the same year:1685, even if it's not a case than the most geniuses of the late baroque era (Couperin, Telemann Scarlatti ) would have almost been all co-aged.Neverhless unlike Bach, Handel immortalised the name of a family

    Essay Length: 600 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Gershwin, Jazz, and the Rhapsody

    Gershwin, Jazz, and the Rhapsody

    The Gershwin biographer Isaac Goldberg wrote in 1931 that with the Rhapsody in Blue, George Gershwin “fired the jazz shot heard round the world.” This symphonic jazz concerto may be the most famous piece of American classical music. Undoubtedly the most famous classical work of its own time, it was a serious concert work that contained elements of popular music in the 1920s including the style of jazz. Gershwin’s Rhapsody even remains a part

    Essay Length: 449 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Getting Help in the Music Business

    Getting Help in the Music Business

    The music business is a vast and complicated district of an even broader trade. When people go into the music business, it is very easy to get lost in the glitter and fantasy of being a music super star. But, before they start to achieve any of these dreams, they have to know a thing or two about the occupation. An artist manager can make all of this material less difficult and complicated. The

    Essay Length: 2,318 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Artur
  • Gibson Les Paul

    Gibson Les Paul

    The Gibson Les Paul signature model is among the most recognized solid-body electric guitar designs. It was developed in the early 1950s and has become one of the most enduring and popular musical instrument models in the world. Its design has been left virtually untouched for nearly 50 years. Origins The Les Paul model represented a design collaboration between Gibson Guitar, under president Ted McCarty, and the pop star, electronics inventor and accomplished jazz guitarist

    Essay Length: 860 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Gillian Armstrong

    Gillian Armstrong

    The first reason I chose Gillian Armstrong for my research paper is because I admire her dedication and ambition to become a director even though it was a male-dominated job at the time. She is an extremely ambitious and independent woman that didn’t let anything get in her way of pursuing her goal to become a director. The second reason I picked Gillian Armstrong is because she is the director of Little Women, which

    Essay Length: 1,737 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Girl Interrupted

    Girl Interrupted

    The movie "Girl Interrupted" is based on the biography by Susanna Kayson. In the story she tells of her two year stay in a mental hospital. The director uses many camera angles and techniqques to carry on the story line. He wanted most of the setting to take place in the hospital. Throughout the stor, Kayson tells of her fears, friends, and herself. Growing and learning everyday, Susanna is finally declared healthy and is relaesed.

    Essay Length: 322 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Girl Interrupted

    Girl Interrupted

    The movie �Girl Interrupted’ is a story of a nineteen year old girl (Suzanna) in the 1960’s who, after being suspected of trying to commit suicide, gets sent away to the Mental Institution (Claymoore) for a short �resting period.’ Her psychiatrist had suggested to her that the affair with one of her parents’ friends, along with her misconception that chasing a bottle of aspirin with a bottle of vodka is anything other than a suicide

    Essay Length: 591 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Mike
  • Giving a Piece of My Heart Is Not Just Cheap Thrills

    Giving a Piece of My Heart Is Not Just Cheap Thrills

    Giving a Piece of My Heart is not just Cheap Thrills When Janis Joplin sings “Piece of My Heart,” I think about friends, ex-boyfriends, would-be boyfriends, my family and extended family, all of them walking around with a piece of my heart. When Janis pours out her soul on the chorus, “I want you to come on, come on, come on, come on and take it, Take it! Take another little piece of my heart

    Essay Length: 1,679 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Wendy
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