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  • Rabbit-Proof Fence: A Short Film Report.

    Rabbit-Proof Fence: A Short Film Report.

    Rabbit-Proof Fence is an Australian-produced drama movie and semi-documentary, being based on a book and true story told by Doris Pilkington Garimara. Her book is called Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, and by watching the movie we can easily see why it bears that name. The story takes place in 1931, a time quite different from ours, when the indigenous Aborigines were suppressed by the relatively newly arrived white Europeans. The Aborigines were reduced to “lower-caste”

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Racial Tension in Crash

    Racial Tension in Crash

    Will there always be disagreement between ethnicities, or will races solve their discrepancies? The movie Crash takes a closer look at this idea of racial anxiety in society. Throughout the film, different races collide with each other, creating conflicts that are a constant part of today’s culture. Although it gives examples of many different races conflicting, it appears that the main focus is between blacks and whites. Crash reinforces the idea of racial tension

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Janna
  • Racism in Disney’s Aladdin

    Racism in Disney’s Aladdin

    Racism: discrimination which exemplifies stereotypical differences between the ethnic groups to which people belong. While Disney animated films are the ideal family movies, it is undisclosed to many that such racism is being portrayed. Disney’s movie Aladdin (1992), “was a high-profile release, the winner of two Academy Awards, and one of the most successful Disney films ever produced” (Giroux, 104); however, what is often disregarded is the obvious depiction of careless racism towards Arabs seen

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Edward
  • Racism in Pocahontas

    Racism in Pocahontas

    Racism in Pocahontas The film Pocahontas, produced by Walt Disney films, portrays the tension between the Powhatan tribe and English settlers during the establishment of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the “New World.” In examining this film using the article “Ten Quick Ways to Analyze Children’s Books for Racism and Sexism,” it quickly becomes apparent that although there are forms of racism as described in the article (what will be referred to as

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Monika
  • Radio - Movie Review

    Radio - Movie Review

    Movie Critique Summary The movie Radio is based on the true life story of James Robert “Radio” Kennedy, an African-American male with a slight mental disability, played by Cuba Gooding Jr.. The setting of this movie is in the small rural town of Anderson, South Carolina in 1976.The movie begins with the main character, Radio, pushing a grocery cart filled with his personal belongings and a radio, which he was affectionately named after, along a

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Radio Analysis

    Radio Analysis

    Radio Analysis 1. Introduction Every day, many people tune in to radio news. In Britain alone, every week over 12 million listen to news bulletins from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on five radio networks. The language of the news media, especially of radio news, offers a number of areas which are worth researching and investigating. An investigation of the linguistic features of the language in radio news - similar to any other investigation -

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • Radio?

    Radio?

    When I listen to the radio, there is always one station that I turn to first. KDHX 88.1 is member-supported community radio that serves the St. Louis metro area. I have never found another radio station that could compare to the broad mix of eclectic programming that KDHX provides. You never know what you are going to hear when you tune in, it could be live local music, a film or restaurant review, or an

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Radiohead and the Beatles

    Radiohead and the Beatles

    A defining album in the history of Rock music was Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, released by The Beatles in 1967. In fact, the album was recently ranked #1 on Rolling Stone magazine’s “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” According to the editors of Rolling Stone, one of the main reasons that the album was so influential, and thus deserving of number one of all time, was that it was innovative in a

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Rage Against the Machine

    Rage Against the Machine

    I’ll Rage Against YOUR Machine! “Bring that shit in! Uggh! Yeah the movement’s in motion with mass militant poetry Now check this out…uggh!” These are the opening lyrics to one of Rage Against the Machine’s most popular songs. All of their lyrics were written by their vocalist, Zack de la Rocha, an angry Chicano American from Orange County. He was born on January 12, 1970 in Long Beach, California to Beto and Olivia de la

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Rage Against the Machine: Bulls on Parade

    Rage Against the Machine: Bulls on Parade

    Jordan Friedlander-Tapia Composition II Mrs Frogatt Rage against the Machine: Bulls On Parade Bulls on Parade is a famous song created by Rage Against The Machine in 1996 which brought their second album “Evil Empire” to sixth on the all time billboard record sales. Although one can try to name the main themes in this song, its not necessarily on any one subject. This song is has extremely complex lyrics that one has to “dig”

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Raging Bull

    Raging Bull

    Essential Vision: The essential vision of this movie is not about boxing. Jake La Motta is a boxer who is full of self hatred and abusive to himself and others. As his anger and hatred increase, he leads himself down a path of self destruction and paranoia. Those closest to him realize that they can not save Jake from himself. The title of the movie itself “Raging Bull” depicts the persona of Jake and how

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Max
  • Raging Bull

    Raging Bull

    “Raging Bull” (1980) is not a so much a film about boxing but more of a story about a psychotically jealous, sexually insecure borderline homosexual, caged animal of a man, who encourages pain and suffering in his life as almost a form of reparation. Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece of a film drags you down into the seedy filth stenched world of former middleweight boxing champion Jake “The Bronx Bull” LaMotta. Masterfully he paints the picture

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Edward
  • Raging Bull

    Raging Bull

    Rob Kelly 10/03/05 Raging Bull Raging Bull is based upon the real life tale of former middleweight boxing champion, Jake La Motta. The ups and down’s of the legendary boxer are well documented and were brought to an intense light in Scorcese’s 1980 epic starring Robert De Niro as La Motta and Joe Pesci as La Motta’s brother, Joey who was also his long-time trainer. From his rise as Middleweight champion to his downfall, Scorcese

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Ragtime - a Very Influential Part of the Development of Jazz

    Ragtime - a Very Influential Part of the Development of Jazz

    Ragtime was a very influential part of the development of jazz. Ragtime became very popular in the late 1800’s. Ragtime’s distinct style set it apart from the other genres. Syncopation is what defines this art form. This is when the loud accents fall in between the beats. Anything that is syncopated is basically ragtime. One of the most important ragtime composers was Scott Joplin. Like all great artists, Joplin did not restrict himself to this

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Jon
  • Rain - Love Song

    Rain - Love Song

    ROMANIZATION *Love song /Neol Butjabeun Norae* Oneuldo seosongineun noye jib hwaga naneun geol Naneun himdeunde naneun himdeunde irohke Hajiman naneun eojjol su obso Ni mameul dolligin nomu neujeun geol kkeutnaboryeosso eojjol su obso ijen.. Han sungan nae mome iksokhaetdeon ni soni nal mironae Naneun oddeokhae naneun oddeokhae oneuldo ddeonagan noye sumkyeor ajikdo Neol saranghae Naneun oddeokhae naneun oddeokhae jebal.. Oh~ Jebal.. dorawa... Nan niga saenggag na jakkuman saenggag na yejeon choreom ni son jabeul suga

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    Submitted: May 19, 2011 By: Boyy
  • Rain Man

    Rain Man

    Often in life the greatest thing you have is that which you have yet to even know existed. In Rain Main, Charlie Babbage(Tom Cruise) discovers he has a brother Raymond (Dustin Huffman). At first Charlie sees Raymond as an obstacle to inheriting his father's fortune but with time learns to love Raymond his mentally challenged savant brother. Charlie has run into financial difficulties and is about to lose his exotic car dealership. As he attempts

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Rain Man

    Rain Man

    Rain Man, a film about an exceptional person, portrays the life of Raymond Babbot and his struggle to be understood and loved by his brother Charlie Babbot. This academy award-winning drama stars two incredibly talented actors - Tom Cruise (Charlie) and Dustin Hoffman (Raymond). These two brothers, separated at a young age by Raymond’s exceptional condition, find themselves later in life brought together by their father’s death. The movie grabs the heart of it’s audience

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Raise in Red Lantern

    Raise in Red Lantern

    In Ў§Raise the Red LanternЎЁ, the symbolic implications of the ancestral altar in the central reception hall go beyond the family walls, because it displays the portraits of all the powerful officals in the Chen family, thus suggesting the entire patriarchal tradition and its political power. In Ў§Raise the Red LanternЎЁ, the red lantern, an invented icon here (and one accused of being a fake cultural signifier used merely for sensational purposes), is the filmЎ¦s

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Raise the Red Lantern

    Raise the Red Lantern

    Raise the Red Lantern is a movie that kidnaps you to a foreign place and immerses you completely with new traditions. The story follows young Songhian whom is forced by her mother to get married to a rich man. In his household, she becomes the Forth Mistress, and the youngest among her husband’s wives. Songhian and the audience quickly learn the rules of the Master’s beautifully designed compound, whichever wife the Master currently favors is

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Victor
  • Rammstein

    Rammstein

    As the dark stadium filled with fire, with the sounds of guns and bombs exploding everywhere, the crazed fans yelled at the top of their lungs. The enormous stage was rumbling with the sound of a single guitar as the band slowly started their next encore performance. Soon after I realized that I was actually at the Sanitarium concert listening to Metallica play "One", I thought to my self, "Is this real, am I actually

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Rap

    Rap

    Throughout the past years, rap and all other types of music artist use their music to express their views, opinions and feelings in their songs. From their lyrics, you will have a little understanding towards what they see and feel about the society. The artists should be happy because this is a freedom of speech country and they can compose any types of music to express themselves. Although there are voices saying rap music should

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Victor
  • Rap

    Rap

    Often times when people hear about hip hop/rap music, they fill paint a picture in their heads of black men cussing, guns, marijuana, cocaine, lots of gold, and girls looking like prostitutes. Parents and teachers put an image in their kids’ head that rap music is bad, and they don’t want their kids to be influenced by something that is negative. With the way Rap music is advertised in the US, I would have to

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Rap - the Music of the Tough Guys

    Rap - the Music of the Tough Guys

    Essay Sample on "Rap - The Music of the Tough Guys" The music rap only a decade and a haft old , finally notice by the world in 1990 as real music had has its real downfall with violence and corruption that surrounds this new kind of music. Its gotten so bad 1/20 people that listen to rap has run into the law that been influence by listening to music.That in order to stop all

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Rap as a Language

    Rap as a Language

    Since its start in the music industry around nineteen eighty-eight rap music has always been under a lot of scrutiny for its lyrics and messages that it portrays. Rap music has a long history starting back to the days of slavery and has come a long way since then bridging gaps between all genres of music including jazz, blues, and basic drum beats. When hip hop first came about its message was simple. It

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Rap Killz

    Rap Killz

    The cultural majority in America is up in arms over the rising levels of violence and horrific images that have seeped into popular entertainment. Movies, television, and music have always been controversial, but even they can cross the line between poor taste and immorality. Entertainment corporations and record labels don't even blink, when told of the excessive torture or satanic lyrics found in material. Producers and directors continue to push the envelop on what is

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Anna
  • Rap Music

    Rap Music

    The cultural majority in America is up in arms over the rising levels of violence and horrific images that have seeped into popular entertainment. Movies, television, and music have always been controversial, but even they can cross the line between poor taste and immorality. Entertainment corporations and record labels don't even blink, when told of the excessive torture or satanic lyrics found in material. Producers and directors continue to push the envelop on what

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    Essay Length: 320 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Rap Music

    Rap Music

    Rap Music The following is an excerpt from Black Noise, a book written by Tricia Rose, that describes the importance and background of rap music in society. "Rap music brings together a tangle of some of the most complex social, cultural, and political issues in contemporary American society. Rap's contradictory articulations are not signs of absent intellectual clarity; they are a common feature of community and popular cultural dialogues that always offer more than one

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • Rap Music

    Rap Music

    Rap History Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song “Rapper's Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Anna
  • Rap Music

    Rap Music

    Back in the days, all you heard in the radio was west coast rap. Now a days all you hear are music from the south like crunk, finger snap, and chopped and served. Crunk music is a style of music that you go to a club and have a good time dancing while while hearing the bass himble through your body. All this crunk music style started when a producer named Lil John came

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Rap Music’s History

    Rap Music’s History

    Rap’s History Rap music began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early artists of this art form. Through their performances at clubs, rap gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of rap was the song �Rapper's Delight’ by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979. It helped bring rap music into the spotlight. The 1980’s

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    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Victor
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