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  • Last Holidays

    Last Holidays

    I glanced back at my movie ticket and observed the phrase “Last Holiday�, just what exactly is “Last� means and why did I pick this movie? I was pretty sure that my life does not relate to Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) who lives a small life tucked inside big dreams. In addition, I am a student and she is a shy cookware salesperson for a New Orleans retail outlet. Pretty much the movie started

    Essay Length: 499 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Bred
  • Last of the Mohicans

    Last of the Mohicans

    The “Last of the Mohicans” demonstrates the difference and diversity of the cultures of the New World or America in 1757. James Fennimore Cooper, the writer of “Last of the Mohicans,” told a story of life between three cultures in eastern Canada and modern day area New York State. The three main cultures he wrote about in “Last of the Mohicans” are the Native Americans, settlers, and the British. First, the Native Americans lived

    Essay Length: 1,074 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Monika
  • Last Sasmurai

    Last Sasmurai

    Captain Nathan Algren (TOM CRUISE) is a man adrift. The battles he once fought now seem distant and futile. Once he risked his life for honor and country, but, in the years since the Civil War, the world has changed. Pragmatism has replaced courage, self-interest has taken the place of sacrifice and honor is nowhere to be found ? especially out West where his role in the Indian Campaigns ended in disillusionment and sorrow. Somewhere

    Essay Length: 302 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Vika
  • Latin American Music

    Latin American Music

    Latin American Music The Caribbean region was the first area of the Americans to be populated by African immigratnts. A strong African influence pervades music, dance, the arts, literature, speech, and religious pratices. Other immigrants that were bought to the new world have adopted their culture. They had left some of their culture, modified others, and create new forms. This adaptation to local american conditions is called creolization. Latin American music has always been deeply

    Essay Length: 482 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Bred
  • Latin Jazz Orchestra

    Latin Jazz Orchestra

    If I were to use one word to describe the "Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra" that word would be astonishing. At first, hearing that I was required to attend a Jazz concert I was completely turned off. I am very closed minded and automatically thought to myself that the kind of music would be dreadful. That is not the case anymore. This genre of music is amusing and very pleasing to the ears. The band members are

    Essay Length: 1,000 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Top
  • Leadership Essay on the Movie 12’oclock High

    Leadership Essay on the Movie 12’oclock High

    Introduction Set in Archbury Airfield, England, during World War II, “Twelve O’Clock High” is full of engaging individuals whose character development reveal insights into the different approaches to leadership and their resultant effectiveness. The movie centralizes on the American 918th Bomber Group, a flight crew suffering from low-moral, dismal performance and “hard luck” after several unsuccessful flight missions. However, their luck drastically changes under the leadership of a dedicated, relentless general bent on boosting the

    Essay Length: 1,642 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Leadership Traits in the Movie Godfather

    Leadership Traits in the Movie Godfather

    I. Manager vs. Leaders A. Sonny 1. He could keep things as they were but he could not take certain situations and make them better 2. It became clear as the movie progressed that Sonny could not make wise decisions for the family. 3. For example when his sister was attacked for the second time, in an era of war and crisis in the family he rushed off. He did not think the situation through

    Essay Length: 2,472 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Janna
  • League of Their Own

    League of Their Own

    Baseball has always been seen as a man’s sport. Its early origins were strictly male players with no mention over of females being involved. But what happens when there are men that are away at war and baseball must continue forward? The movie A League of Their Own depicts the time during WWII when men were off defending the country and baseball continued forward with the AAGPBL. The league did a number of things for

    Essay Length: 372 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lean on Me

    Lean on Me

    Lean on me is a good film especially for school administrators and people who are thinking of becoming an administrator some day. It gives us a lot of insight in handling different challenges faced by administrators.There were a couple of interesting points that struck me while watching the movie. I especially liked the line at the start of the movie - "Discipline is not the enemy of enthusiasm". This line is very true. It doesn't

    Essay Length: 1,177 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2011 By: marianitaa
  • Leaving Las Vegas

    Leaving Las Vegas

    Leaving Las Vegas, directed by Mike Figgis and based on the autobiographical novel by John O’Brien, is an emotional story about an alcoholic who rejects life and wants to drink himself to death in Las Vegas, and an unselfish prostitute who loves him the way he is. Ben, played by Nicholas Cage, was a former movie producer in Los Angeles and has obviously crumbled in the glamour world of Hollywood which is shown in the

    Essay Length: 1,330 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin

    “Light and Shade” was the famous qoute Rolling Stone author Cameron Crowe used to describe Led Zeppelin. One of the all-time greatest rock bands, their sound was a combination of a thuderous rhythm section, unbelievable guitar riffs, and wild frontman. They had a balance and counter-balance based in the blues with a hard edgy sound. Their sound was at times hard and soft, pounding and melodic, it was light and shade. In 1968 Jimmy Page

    Essay Length: 1,021 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin was one of the giants of the 1970’s in hard rock. They were also one of the greatest success stories that ever played hard rock music. The group was one the more popular hard rock groups that performed in the seventies, and even had some hits in the 1960’s. The members of the group are Jimmy Page, born on April 9, 1944, Robert Plant, born on August 24, 1948, John Paul Jones, born

    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Jon
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin was one of the giants of the 1970’s in hard rock. They were also one of the greatest success stories that ever played hard rock music. The group was one the more popular hard rock groups that performed in the seventies, and even had some hits in the 1960’s. The members of the group are Jimmy Page, born on April 9, 1944, Robert Plant, born on August 24, 1948, John Paul Jones, born

    Essay Length: 891 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Artur
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin formed out of the Yardbirds. The Yardbirds had three of Britain's greatest guitarist Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page. The Yardbirds made a name for themselves in London's rapidly exploding R&B circuit. Jimmy Page was the last member in the Yardbirds and the first member in Led Zeppelin. In the Yardbirds final days the band deserted Page with the rights to the song and the responsibility for the upcoming tour. Jimmy Page

    Essay Length: 1,053 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Led Zeppelin II

    Led Zeppelin II

    Electronic Commerce Initially, the Internet was designed to be used by government and academic users, but now it is rapidly becoming commercialized. It has on-line "shops", even electronic "shopping malls". Customers, browsing at their computers, can view products, read descriptions, and sometimes even try samples. What they lack is the means to buy from their keyboard, on impulse. They could pay by credit card, transmitting the necessary data by modem; but intercepting messages on the

    Essay Length: 1,392 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Yan
  • Led Zeppelin: A Band for the Ages

    Led Zeppelin: A Band for the Ages

    Led Zeppelin: A Band for the Ages Throughout the years, music has provided an incredible effect on American culture. From Elvis Presley’s questionable dancing moves to the British Invasion to today’s hip-hop culture, music has influenced many aspects of American culture such as fashion, media, and the economy. Many different types of music suit many different demographics of people the United States. There will always be an audience for music no matter how popular or

    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Led Zepplin

    Led Zepplin

    Led Zeppelin The band Led Zeppelin is one of the greatest hard rock groups of all time. The band also has one of the best success stories in the history hard rock music. Led Zeppelins success in hard rock was achieved in the seventies and they even had a few hits in the late sixties. The musicians in Led Zeppelin are Jimmy Page: Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham.. All of the

    Essay Length: 323 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Legally Blonde

    Legally Blonde

    One doesn't expect deep intelligence from a warm-weather Hollywood romance, but "Legally Blonde" has enough plot holes to drive Warner's snazzy sedan through. If Elle's so smart, why does she behave like a bubblehead? If she's a bubblehead, how can she ace the law boards on a moment's notice? Why would Harvard Law School want the likes of her and Warner in the first place? To be fair, "Legally Blonde" answers some of these questions.

    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: lars0421
  • Legends of the Fall

    Legends of the Fall

    “Legends of the Fall” -- directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond, and Aidan Quinn -- tells the story of Colonel Ludlow (Hopkins) and his three sons; Alfred, Tristan, and Samuel. “Legends of the Fall” is a sort of epic melodrama about three brothers, their father, and the woman who weaves among all of them. The film is primarily focused with the middle brother, played by Brad Pitt. Pitt

    Essay Length: 917 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Leonard’s Tattoos in Memento

    Leonard’s Tattoos in Memento

    Leonard’s Tattoos in Memento Memento is a film written by director Christopher Nolan, where Leonard Shelby, an overly confused man wants revenge after his wife's murder. Leonard suffers brain damage rendering him incapable of making new memories; her death is the last thing branded in his mind. Though his affliction keeps him from being able to form new memories, Leonard seeks revenge; to wreak this revenge he must keep notes on even his own life,

    Essay Length: 815 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Steve
  • Leone: The Movies of Fantasy

    Leone: The Movies of Fantasy

    can't quite find the words to even come close to describing the pure brilliance of this movie. When this movie was made, the western genre was dominated by the big hollywood studios. The western was taken by these studios and transformed into an opportunity to portray classic superheroes like John Wayne and Burt Lancaster in their fight against all sorts of smalltime crooks and outlaws in smalltime stories and smalltime towns. It was a genuine

    Essay Length: 690 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: regina
  • Leone’s Spaghetti

    Leone’s Spaghetti

    Leone’s Spaghetti The “spaghetti” western, Sergio Leone’s conscious departure from what had come to be known as the “classic” western formula, became a modification of the conventions of the traditional genre. In the film For A Few Dollars More (Per qualque dollaro in piщ, 1965), Leone’s formula is developed through a reformed narrative structure, slight changes in the traditional characters, his unique style, and the simple use of language, which revolutionized the western. The American

    Essay Length: 778 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Artur
  • Les Choristes

    Les Choristes

    En France d’aprиs-guerre en 1948, Clйment Mathieu, professeur de musique sans emploi, accepte le poste de surveillant au Fond de l’Йtang, un internat de rййducation pour mineurs. Le systиme rйpressif appliquй par le directeur, Rachin, bouleverse Mathieu. Il dйcide d’initier ces enfants difficiles а la musique et au chant choral, malgrй les rиglements sйvиres du directeur. Par la musique, Mathieu rйussi а changer les comportements de chacun. En filmant l’histoire de ce musicien ratй qui

    Essay Length: 476 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Victor
  • Les Claypool

    Les Claypool

    Les Claypool Leslie “Les” Claypool is a bassist and lead singer best known for his work with the alternative rock bad called Primus. Born on September 29th, 1963, in Richmond, California ( raised in El Sobrante, California in a working class family). Claypool’s mastery of the eletc ric bass has brought him into the spotlight with his funky, creative playing style. Though he cites bass virtuoso Geddy Lee of Rush as his greatest influence. Claypool

    Essay Length: 1,596 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Les Miserables - the Terrible

    Les Miserables - the Terrible

    Les Miserables known in English as "The Terrible" is a musical portrayal of the French Revolution. It is a musical tragedy, which served as a major powerhouse competitor for Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals in the early eighties and nineties. When first debuting on Broadway in 1987 it traveled a long hard road to compete with musicals of the decade. However, in time many well-known performers were proud to associate themselves with this wonderful work of

    Essay Length: 718 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • Les Paul

    Les Paul

    Les Paul, known to friends as Lester William Polsfuss was born on June the 9th 1915. He is on the most important figure heads in the creation of a solid-bodied electric guitar and overdubbing recording techniques, not to mention various effects also. Paul's interest in music began when he took up the harmonica at age eight In 1947, Paul released a song through Capitol Records that had originally begun as an experiment in his garage,

    Essay Length: 685 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Lesson Plan for Saxophone First Lesson

    Lesson Plan for Saxophone First Lesson

    Saxophone First Lesson Plan: Introduce yourself to the student, and learn their name. „P First, show the student how to put the saxophone together: 1. Attach neck to the saxophone body 2. Then, attach mouthpiece to neck 3. Finally, attach the neck strap to saxophone 4. Tell them that it is a good idea to put the reed in their mouth while they put their instruments together, so it will be moist and ready for

    Essay Length: 381 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Letter to My Sister

    Letter to My Sister

    Dear Kaitlyn, Hey, its your sister. I am writing you to tell you my story and thank you for everything you involuntarily did. Since you never got the chance to tell your story, I need to tell you mine. I owe you everything because you saved my life. Through the loss of your life, our parents conceived another child, me. The day you died it crushed our parents. Questioning everything they believed in, they wondered

    Essay Length: 823 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 27, 2014 By: MaKayla Ketchem
  • Liebnitz


    Sir Isaac Newton Through his early life experiences and with the knowledge left by his predecessors, Sir Isaac Newton was able to develop calculus, natural forces, and optics. From birth to early childhood, Isaac Newton overcame many personal, social, and mental hardships. It is through these experiences that helped create the person society knows him as in this day and age. The beginning of these obstacles started at birth for Newton. Isaac was born premature

    Essay Length: 731 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • Liesel and Rudy - the Book Thief

    Liesel and Rudy - the Book Thief

    Russell 1 Melissa Russell Mrs. Altenbernd English 60 08 April 2014 Liesel and Rudy In the story, “The Book Thief” The two main characters, Liesel and Rudy, both are confronted by many challenges living through the time period of the Nazi’s. Though their friendship was not perfect, they were a good team and brought out the best qualities of each other. But throughout the book it shows how these characters are both different and the

    Essay Length: 662 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2018 By: lissylovee
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