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  • Hush


    Following the unexpected box-office hit What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), director Robert Aldrich wanted to re-team stars Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. He thought he had the perfect property in Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), based on the short story Hush Now...Sweet Charlotte by Henry Farrell who had also written What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. The working title was What Ever Happened to Cousin Charlotte?, which was changed because Bette Davis thought the

    Essay Length: 1,231 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Jessica
  • I Am a Rock

    I Am a Rock

    I am a rock When reading or listening to poetry, the main objective for me is to feel moved. Happiness, longing, sadness are some of the feelings that can be achieved just by listening to others’ words. It is within these words that creates another world, or separates us from our own. Words all have a certain kind of attachment to them, so if used properly an author can stimulate a reader beyond belief. Simon

    Essay Length: 1,339 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • I Am Sam Review

    I Am Sam Review

    I Am Sam is a powerful, emotional movie that explores the life of a mentally handicapped man that has a child with a homeless woman who does not want anything to do with the child, so Sam is forced to raise her on his own. This situation is fine until the child develops higher intellectually than her own father, who is about the age of a seven year old. Sam goes to court to show

    Essay Length: 394 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • I Am Sam’s Review

    I Am Sam’s Review

    I Am Sam begins with Sam Dawson (Sean Penn) at his job. He lives in Santa Monica and works at Starbucks. We can see that he's mentally retarded. He appears slightly autistic. Because of this, he's given only menial tasks to do. Suddenly, his boss tells him that he has to go. We see Sam running through the streets, catching buses and so on to end up at a hospital. A woman is in labor

    Essay Length: 831 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: regina
  • I Heart Huckabees

    I Heart Huckabees

    I Heart Huckabees “Nothing’s okay, so it’s okay” was the major turning point for Brad Stand and the existential detectives working on his case. Which in reality makes perfect sense, since life is chaotic and hectic, wouldn’t it be perfectly normal for nothing to be “okay”? Since “okay” really isn’t a state of being you really can’t “be” “okay”. However you sure can think that you are. Existentialism is the philosophy behind “being” and it

    Essay Length: 361 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Jon
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer

    I Know What You Did Last Summer

    A group of four teenagers named Julie James (Jennifer Love Hewitt), the shy brunette who is the main character, Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), the beautiful beauty queen of her high school who has a bratty sister, Ray Bronson (Freddie Prinze Jr.), the fisherman kid, and Barry William Cox (Ryan Phillipe), the football jock who swears constantly, return from a 4th of July party in Barry's car and accidentally run over a man named David

    Essay Length: 458 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • I like It like That

    I like It like That

    I Like it Like That is a commentary on the struggles of a Latino family trying to survive in a Bronx community in New York City. It tells the story of Lisette Linares, a young black Latina who lives with her bicycle-messenger husband Chino and their three children Li'l C, Minnie, and Pee Wee in a perpetually cramped walkup on Findlay and 167th in the Bronx. The story begins with a bleak existence for our

    Essay Length: 1,004 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: regina
  • I, Arthur Dexter Bradley

    I, Arthur Dexter Bradley

    I, Arthur Dexter Bradley Testimony given to police March 1978(two years after the trial): I got into the cocaine business in ’61 following in my brother’s footsteps. I made thousands of money selling coke in local clubs and bars in Florida for years. I had my run-ins with the occasional thugs trying to steal an ounce or two and decided it would be in my best interest if I found some “protection”. I bought a

    Essay Length: 1,119 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • I,robot Vs. Frankenstein

    I,robot Vs. Frankenstein

    In the 19th century Mary Shelley introduced us her first and unique novel Frankenstein. Almost 200 years later director Alex Proyas released his new blockbuster I, Robot based on the homonymous short story by Isaac Asimov. Both stories tell the viewer a fiction about creatures produced by human beings. These creatures feel itself as a stranger in the society and misunderstood. But even if the stories have the same beginning they are presented in a

    Essay Length: 1,037 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: July
  • Ice Cube’s "death Certificate"

    Ice Cube’s "death Certificate"

    Ice Cube’s “Death Certificate” album has two very distinctive sides to it; a death side followed by a life side. While there are similarities between the two sets of tracks, such as a negative portrayal of white men and police officers and a picture of the oppression of black men in the inner city, they both have significant differences in their portrayals of society during the time of the album, 1991. The “death” tracks are

    Essay Length: 347 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Vika
  • Ideas of Oldenburg in Modern Television

    Ideas of Oldenburg in Modern Television

    Ideas Of Oldenberg In Modern TV Shows There are a plethora of shows I watch pretty regularly on TV. I don’t categorize myself as a big TV viewer, but there are probably about 10 shows that I keep up with either through Ti-Vo or the internet. For this assignment, I decided to watch an episode of One Tree Hill. The name of the episode is “The Same Deep Water As You.” I assume that

    Essay Length: 1,410 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Tommy
  • If Everyone Cared

    If Everyone Cared

    If Everyone Cared Nickelback’s song If Everyone Cared has a lot of different ways that it can be interpreted. First you could say that this song is a very religious. With lines like “Singing Amen, I’m alive” obviously Amen is a religious term which leads people to think that this song is about God. Another part is the chorus “If everyone cared and nobody cried, If everyone loved and nobody lied, If everyone shared and

    Essay Length: 317 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • If Steven Tyler Was a Turkey

    If Steven Tyler Was a Turkey

    Tom Turkey needed a make over, something to give him a new look, something to get him out of being the main course for the winter holidays! So I decided to give him a make over to draw different attention to his new life and image! He wanted to become just like Steven Tyler (the lead singer from Aerosmith). This is the story of how I changed his dreams into reality! When I first came

    Essay Length: 548 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Edward
  • Ikiru Film Study

    Ikiru Film Study

    The film "Ikiru" is a medium of social criticism. The film has satire about the gender roles seen in a patriarchy japanases culture. In this film we see a reversal of the gender roles especially in the characters of Eun-Jin and Kang Su-il. Shin Eun-kung, as Eun-Jin is depicted as a fearless masculine warrior. On the other hand Kang Su-il is a civil servant that follows the law and lacks masculinity. There is even a

    Essay Length: 291 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: July
  • Illegal Downloading "is" Stealing

    Illegal Downloading "is" Stealing

    Illegal Downloading “is” Stealing With the popularity of the Internet, sales for CDs, DVDs, Movies, and many other products have increased. Along with the increase of sales has brought forth an ever increasing problem of illegal media being downloaded. Programs such as Bittorent, Kazaa, and other direct-connect networking programs have allowed the transferring of such illegal media. Downloading song files from the Internet over a free peer to peer network is the moral equivalent of

    Essay Length: 532 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Illegal File Sharing

    Illegal File Sharing

    The long-term effects of illegal file sharing can negatively affect our culture, society, and possibly the entire entertainment industry. Since the beginning of Napster, it gave people, especially our techno-savvy generation, a gateway to free music. Why would one go out to the store or shop online and wait for a CD in the mail when they can download it almost instantly, for free. It is almost like Adam and Eve eating from the forbidden

    Essay Length: 679 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Implications of the Classical Symphony

    Implications of the Classical Symphony

    The classical era brought about a plethora of changes which drove western music into a brand new direction. Whereas the Renaissance period brought about enlightenment and the breaking away of traditional religious music, and the Baroque period exploding the provisions of artistic expression, the Classical period came back to square one and established systemized order. Although we no longer have the same verbosity of the Baroque era, the Classical period combined the elements of order

    Essay Length: 1,672 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Jon
  • Importance of Family Life

    Importance of Family Life

    Importance of Family Life Euripides, a famous Greek playwright once wrote, “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” This quote is extremely prevalent in the unit of socialization. Throughout this unit, three films were used to exemplify the importance of a solid home foundation and the effects of what happens if a child is deprived of this. In one of the films Stand by Me which was originally written by Stephen King, offers an

    Essay Length: 914 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Importance of Studying the Media

    Importance of Studying the Media

    Studying media is important for several reasons, especially today when we have the ability to look back and see how far ideas and technologies have come and where they are headed. As Annabelle Sreberny-Mohammadi suggests in her article, “Forms of Media as Ways of Knowing”, examining history and how media are utilized and changing in the past and in the present can help us see how far we have come. It allows us to appreciate

    Essay Length: 811 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Impressions of Remoteness and Peace Through Two Different Techniques

    Impressions of Remoteness and Peace Through Two Different Techniques

    Through the techniques of idealism and realism painting, Hiroshige and Albrecht Durer create two pieces that are found extremely humble and peaceful. A bridge in a Snowy Landscape is a woodblock print while the piece by Albrecht Durer is an engraving that exhibits a Christian scholar translating the bible. Hiroshiges uses manipulation of reality to enforce on the viewer the grandness and security of nature, while Durer uses the technique of immense realistic detail

    Essay Length: 900 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Mikki
  • In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood

    Director and screenwriter Richard Brooks influences the viewers of In Cold Blood, to think not only certain things about the murder and murderers in the plot, which is based on a true story and nonfiction novel, but also tries to shape viewers’ ideas about certain social issues. In particular, sex becomes a theme throughout the movie and given how particular characters respond to sex, shapes the viewers’ sense of the character. Sex through Perry’s eyes,

    Essay Length: 1,064 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Yan
  • In the Heat of the Night: A Classic Murder Melodrama

    In the Heat of the Night: A Classic Murder Melodrama

    Alyson Nounй AMS 3930 Critical Analysis I In the Heat of the Night: A Classic Murder Melodrama In the Heat of the Night is a classic 1967 film directed by Norman Jewison and produced by Walter Mirisch for MGM Home Entertainment. The screenplay written by Stirling Silliphant was based on a novel by John Ball. This film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and received five Oscars, including Best Picture. The story begins after the

    Essay Length: 259 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Mike
  • In the Name of the Father

    In the Name of the Father

    The Film “In the name of the father” explores many aspects such as lighting, relationships, camera angles and sound to capture the audience’s attention. Segment 15 is set in a police station were Gerry and Paul are being questioned about their suspected involvement in the Gilford bombing. The scene started with two police officers holding Gerry up with his arms out, this was a visual symbol of Jesus who was wrongly accused and crucified

    Essay Length: 441 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • In the Name of the Father

    In the Name of the Father

    About Ireland Because I have seen the movie “In the Name of the Father” before I choose to write about it. In the early 1970s, Gerry Conlon went to London from Belfast to pursue a different life and later on he found work there. In 1974, along with friends and family, he was arrested and later accused of the Guilford Bombing. Conlon was to spend fifteen years in jail for something he had never done.

    Essay Length: 250 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: regina
  • Incest in Kings Row

    Incest in Kings Row

    Shady characters permeate this film, but they can be easily forgotten under the thick melodrama that sweeps you into the storyline. Perhaps the most disturbing character to me was Dr. Tower. I mean, really, who is this guy? From the beginning I could detect a kind of strange dynamic between Cassie and her father. After she and Parris swim together as children, she says that if her father finds out she's been swimming with Parris,

    Essay Length: 544 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Incredible Indie Influence: Tim Kasher

    Incredible Indie Influence: Tim Kasher

    What comes to mind when you think of Omaha, Nebraska? More than likely the image of a small, cattle town comes into your head; a place with little to offer in the area of musical development. And if you would have said this about 15 years ago, you would have been right, essentially. However, these days if you ask someone familiar with the indie rock scene you would get a completely different answer. You would

    Essay Length: 1,712 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: David
  • India Arie

    India Arie

    Describe your favorite person Neo-soul artist India Arie is a very gifted and talented songstress, because of how she sings and the self-worth music that she sings about. She is one of the best soulful artists in the world today. Her voice will light up the stage, and light up your heart. She has inspired many people to have more self love, and confidence. In her music she talks about loving yourself no matter how

    Essay Length: 753 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Indian Cinema

    Indian Cinema

    It is common for Americans to think that Hollywood is the largest film industry in the world. The truth of the matter is that Bollywood actually is the largest film industry. It would be nonsense to consider Bollywood one of the most underrated film industries in the world, because it is very popular all over the world except for in the United States. Bollywood has a very wide fan base in places such as Europe,

    Essay Length: 914 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Steve
  • Indian Music

    Indian Music

    The music of India is one of the oldest unspoken musical traditions in the world. The basis of for Indian music is “sangeet.” Sangeet is a combination of three art forms: vocal music, instrumental music (Indian music). Indian music is base upon seven modes (scales). It is probably no coincidence that Greek music is also base upon seven modes. Furthermore, the Indian scales follow the same process of modulation (murchana) that was found in ancient

    Essay Length: 1,171 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Indian News Broadcasting

    Indian News Broadcasting

    Aberdeen Business School RESEARCH METHODS BSM577 Research Proposal THE DYNAMICS, CHALLENGES & PROSPECTS OF INDIAN TELEVISION Submitted by Kalyan Priya Dasgupta (0701626) MSc Management Date: 25th April 2008 Submitted To: Dr Seonaidh McDonald TABLE OF CONTENT Sr. No. Title Page No. 1 Introduction 3 2 Provisional title 3 3 Statement of the proposal 3 4,5 Aim of the study & Objective 4 6 Literature review 4-15 7 Methodology 15-18 8 Conclusion 18-19 1. INTRODUCTION In

    Essay Length: 5,748 Words / 23 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Andrew
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