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  • Riaa Files New Copyright Infringement Lawsuits Against 754 Illegal File Sharers

    Riaa Files New Copyright Infringement Lawsuits Against 754 Illegal File Sharers

    RIAA Files New Copyright Infringement Lawsuits Against 754 Illegal File Sharers Users of College Computer Networks At Columbia, Old Dominion, West Georgia, University of Pennsylvania, Westchester University And Widener University Among Those Sued Washington (Dec. 16) -- The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced today that its member companies filed a new wave of copyright infringement lawsuits against 754 individual file-sharers. The “John Doe” litigations were filed in federal district courts across the country,

    Essay Length: 423 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Richard Linklater: An Overview

    Richard Linklater: An Overview

    In 1989, a book by Rick Schmidt entitled How to Make a Feature Film at Used Car Prices was published. This book was a how-to on making an independent film at a maximum of $10,000, and had become a “bible” of filmmakers in the early/mid 90’s such as Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino, and eventually Richard Linklater. Linklater originally had plans to become a doctor, studying gynecology at Sam Huston State University, but left college and

    Essay Length: 1,668 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Anna
  • Rick Blaine, Nations Front Figure

    Rick Blaine, Nations Front Figure

    Rick Blaine , front figure of a nation. In the summer of 1934 Adolf Hitler took the hot-seat as the German leader and 'Fuhrer'. Four years later he had invaded Austria. 1939 the invasion of Poland and Czechoslovakia was a fact. At the same time polls taken in America showed that approximately 94% of the American citizens didn't want their government to interfere with the European business. 12 months later , in the late 1940,

    Essay Length: 828 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Rights for Co Parents for Same Sex Couples

    Rights for Co Parents for Same Sex Couples

    Rights for Co parents for Same Sex Couples There are about one hundred thousand plus children whose parents’ legal rights have been terminated and who are waiting to be adopted, not including children sixteen year of age and older. With all these children in need of a home, adoption agencies select parents for children by race and ethnicity, gender, age, and based on the child’s special needs. Children who are waiting to be adopted just

    Essay Length: 1,306 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Ring the Alarm

    Ring the Alarm

    I chose to pick a sequence of shots from Seven Samurai directed by Akira Kurosawa. The location is outside of the old man’s hut in the Rikichi village. It occurs after the samurai have confronted the old man regarding the unpleasant welcome of the villagers. The alarm sounds and the men rush outside of the hut to see what is going on. First there is a long shot of a group of men running from

    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Janna
  • Riotmaker - Tech N9ne

    Riotmaker - Tech N9ne

    This song is dedicated to Bryon B’zle Dennis, and all of the 57th Street Rogue Dog Villains. Real riot makers. This one right here is for the riot makers, the moshers, the surfers and jaw breakers. We gon start this shit off right, we got KCMO in the house 2 nite We gon start this shit off right, we got Tecca Nina in the house 2 nite c-mon This is the moment for riders and

    Essay Length: 904 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Janna
  • Rise Against :the Band

    Rise Against :the Band

    Rise Against Rise Against started in 1999 in Chicago. It is comprised of vocalist Tim McIlrath, bassist Joe Principe, Chris Chasse on guitar, and Brandon Barnes on drums. They are considered punk, but also have elements of hardcore and emo. And, rare though it is nowadays, the band writes all their own music and songs. After the made a demo, they were signed to Fat Wreck Chords. They released their first CD, The Unraveling in

    Essay Length: 467 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption in 1982 - Stephen King

    Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption in 1982 - Stephen King

    White 2 Hope Stephen King published his novella "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption in 1982. In 1994 this novella was turned into a movie called The Shawshank Redemption. Frank Darabont wrote the screenplay. A good adaptation will capture the same overall essence of the written book or novella. Darabont did a wonderful job of adapting this novella into a movie. He captured the overall essence in a way that makes a heart rejoice in

    Essay Length: 1,308 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Ritchie Rich

    Ritchie Rich

    While this whole site is really about history, in a way, these articles are specifically focused on historical events, such as the Hollywood Blacklist and the opening of the movies to African-American actors. It seems like a good time to take another look at the infamous Hays Code, which attempted to censor American films from 1934 until 1966 (though its influence declined after 1952). Some say it was good idea. Judge for yourself. Winona Ryder

    Essay Length: 483 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Rite of Spring

    Rite of Spring

    Almost definitely imitating the act of new life waking in the spring soil, Stravinsky starts the haunting introduction to his world-renown ballet, Rite of Spring, with a high-pitched lone bassoon. The unstable eeriness continues as a horn and pair of clarinets join in the rubato tempo. Just as everything wakes and bursts into life in spring, so does the piece as more and more instruments join in. Each instrument seems to have a different theme,

    Essay Length: 855 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Road to Perdition

    Road to Perdition

    Director Sam Mendes’ Road to Perdition is the officially-approved US film of the moment, overwhelmingly endorsed by the media and starring “America’s favorite actor,” Tom Hanks. An unstated assumption is that the movie’s pedigree makes it an obligatory cultural or quasi-cultural experience for certain social layers. It is a gangster film with darkened images meant to impart an art-house quality. Set in the early Depression era, it is also insinuated that a social insight or

    Essay Length: 1,007 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Victor
  • Robert Altman’s "nashville"

    Robert Altman’s "nashville"

    Nashville Essay Robert Altman's movie Nashville is based on the political, social, and personal problems that our country has to deal with. These problems are rooted in the battle between the need to create some false image of success and the need for truth which is the struggle that exists in every character of this film (except Jeff Goldbloom). To show this Robert Altman takes us through Nashville's Country Music using political commentary, music and

    Essay Length: 782 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Robert Altman’s the Long Goodbye as a Genre Revisionist Film

    Robert Altman’s the Long Goodbye as a Genre Revisionist Film

    "Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye attempts to do a very interesting thing. It tries to be all genre and no story… It makes no serious effort to reproduce the Raymond Chandler detective novel… it just takes all the characters out of that novel and lets them stew together in something that feels like a private-eye movie." ---ROGER EBERT (REVIEW) The period of American cinema between 1965 and 1975 produced many films that almost completely restructured

    Essay Length: 1,671 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: David
  • Robert Deniro

    Robert Deniro

    I have chosen Robert De Niro as the focus of this paper. De Niro is a multi Academy Award winning actor whose career spans more than three decades. Born in New York City in 1943 to two artist parents, he caught the “acting bug” as a young man. He won critical success for his first film, Bang the Drum Slowly (1973). However, it was 1976’s Taxi Driver that imprinted his range as an actor into

    Essay Length: 1,734 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Robert Plant

    Robert Plant

    In 1968, a naпve young singer from the Black Country hills in England named Robert Plant was discovered wailing the blues by veteran session guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones. When Plant recommended his friend John Bonham as the drummer, one of the most successful bands in rock history was born as Led Zeppelin. But the group that started with such force also ended in flames after 12 years, as Bonham's death from

    Essay Length: 621 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Bred
  • Robert Schumann, “grillen” from Fantasiestucke, Opus 12

    Robert Schumann, “grillen” from Fantasiestucke, Opus 12

    Music in the nineteenth century saw the creation and evolution of new music genres such as the piano miniature, short expressive piano pieces. During this time raw emotion and expressionism prevailed as the focus of music during this described “Romantic” movement. Robert Schumann’s “Grillen”, from Fantasiestucke, Opus 12 was written in July 1837 contains several virtues of music during his time period. Schumann’s uses various qualities in his music such as form, pitch, rhythm and

    Essay Length: 1,133 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Robot in Love

    Robot in Love

    robot in love Last year’s offering, “Ratatouille,” about a cartoon rat with Cordon Bleu aspirations, seemed like a hard sell. But Pixar may have outdone itself in the weird-premises department with “Wall-E,” a $180 million post-apocalyptic, near-silent robot love story inspired by Charlie Chaplin. Andrew Stanton, who wrote and directed the film, doesn’t care if the kiddies want to hug Wall-E or not when the movie comes out on Friday. “I never think about the

    Essay Length: 856 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Edward
  • Rock and Not to Roll

    Rock and Not to Roll

    “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin has not only inspired and influenced many artists over the years, but has aided me by coping with personal dire circumstances. Having looked over the lyrics of the song I came to the conclusion that the song is mainly about the Apocalypse, the end of the world. The song tells how people would react if they knew that the world was about to end. Personally, sometimes I may feel

    Essay Length: 1,236 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Yan
  • Rock and Roll

    Rock and Roll

    Rock and roll (also spelled rock 'n' roll, especially in its first decade), is a genre of music that emerged as a defined musical style in American South in the 1950s, and quickly spread to the rest of the country, and the world. It later evolved into the various different sub-genres of what is now called simply 'rock'. Rock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s, though elements of

    Essay Length: 458 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Rock and Roll as a Performing Art

    Rock and Roll as a Performing Art

    Introduction Rock and Roll, Rock 'n' Roll, also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals, often with harmony, electric guitars, a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. It has been credited with ending wars and spreading peace and tolerance, as well as corrupting the innocent and spreading moral riots. Rock has become popular across the globe, far from its birthplace in the United

    Essay Length: 2,643 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Victor
  • Rock Music

    Rock Music

    Rock is a popular form of music that has evolved over the past couple of decades starting in the 1950s until present day. Rock music has been know to be used as a form of expression over the years. Despite its sometimes negative and defiant lyrics, rock is a form of art that allows one to release his/her feelings through singing in an expressive tone. I personally don’t see problem with people expressing their emotions

    Essay Length: 501 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Rock Music: Affecting the Entity of Youth That Subject the Society to Bear the Risk

    Rock Music: Affecting the Entity of Youth That Subject the Society to Bear the Risk

    Thesis Statement: It is true that a man has dominance over himself and that he has the power to build his own perspectives in spite of thousands of influences, however, it could not be falsified that rock music has taken part over youth’s entity and on society. Music has its origin as early as the earliest civilization. Of its entire genre, significantly, no one could determine the greatest, however, rock music is said to be

    Essay Length: 3,566 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Top
  • Rocky


    „« 10th March 2006 „« Rocky (PG) „« Running time= 115 Minutes „« Year Made= 1976 „« Author= Unknown „« Director= John G Avildsen „« Producer= Irwin Winkler ROCKY- Sylvester Stallone MICKEY- Burgess Meredith APOLLO- Carl Weathers Plot Summary: Rocky Balboa is a Philadelphia club fighter who seems to be going nowhere in his boxing career and even his life. As fate would have it, Rocky is chosen by The Heavyweight Champion of the

    Essay Length: 345 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Max
  • Rodrigo Mendoza Video

    Rodrigo Mendoza Video

    The video starts with Rodrigo Mendoza (Robert DeNiro) a European slave trader who supplied areas of South America with “slaves” to work the plantations. Mendoza encounters Father Gabriel (Jeremy Irons) after Gabriel is sent to take his dead brothers place in converting the native peoples of South America into Christianity. The setting is a subtropical climate somewhere in the Amazon region. After a brief run in between the violent Mendoza and Father Gabriel the movie

    Essay Length: 475 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Roger and Me

    Roger and Me

    “Roger and Me” The film was one that utilized and demonstrated many techniques found in the genre of documentary. Michael Moore took every aspect of making a film and flawlessly executed it. The resulting product was one that was to the point and interesting. The first thing that I realized was Moore’s ability to use B role and integrate it seamlessly into the film. One example would be when he was moving home from San

    Essay Length: 415 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Edward
  • Roman Holiday

    Roman Holiday

    Review: Roman Holiday By Fizza Aslam (SMC) Roman Holiday is a famous and important film for many reasons, probably most for introducing the world to the incomparable Audrey, here in her first major starring role, and one which won her an Academy Award. With lots chemistry, inspired direction by William Wyler, and impressive locale work, shot completely on location in Rome, this ranks as one of the best romantic comedies ever made. It's a modern-day

    Essay Length: 524 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Steve
  • Romantic European Music

    Romantic European Music

    The era of Romantic music is defined as the period of European classical music that runs roughly from the early 1800s to the first decade of the 20th century. Music that was written during the Romantic period and considered “Romantic music” follows a certain style. The Romantic period was preceded by the classical period, and was followed by the modernist period. Romantic music is related to romanticism in literature, visual arts, and philosophy, however the

    Essay Length: 460 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Romanticism in "bohemian Rhapsody"

    Romanticism in "bohemian Rhapsody"

    With the launch of the British rock band Queen’s 1975 album, A Night at the Opera, came the six-minute single “Bohemian Rhapsody”. This mishmash of a song combines a cappella (without instruments) opera and heavy metal and a great range of emotional lyrics to create a unique and harmonic work of art. It was a huge commercial success, not only in the United Kingdom where it was released, but all over the world. In fact,

    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Monika
  • Romeoo and Juliet

    Romeoo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet was classified as a comedy during the ages when it was born, but can a comedy end in sorrow as this one does? What makes Romeo and Juliet such a comedy when others think of it more of a tragedy? In some ways, yes, it is a comedy, but people would have to be looking for humour to find it, but tragedy was mixed throughout the play. Puns, or plays on words,

    Essay Length: 789 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: July
  • Rope: The Movie

    Rope: The Movie

    Jackie Henke Hour 6 Movie: Rope “Rope” is an Alfred Hitchcock movie loosely based off of the Leopold-Loeb murder in the 1920’s. Hitchcock’s tale differs from the event noticeably, but along with its differences, there are many similarities. First, the movie talks about the perfect crime, one only a superior individual could commit without remorse. In real life Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb believed that they needed to prove their ability to commit such a

    Essay Length: 665 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Jessica
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