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  • Sweet and Lowdown

    Sweet and Lowdown

    К "Sweet and Lowdown" focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Emmett was an arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world. He trys his hardest in the movie to not become attached to anyone because he is an artist and needs to be free. This is easy for him to do with Hattie, for she is mute. Hattie has no choice but to

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Swing Kids

    Swing Kids

    Swing Kids 1. Hamburg, Germany. 1939. The main character, a young, German man named Peter Muller, was very traumatized by what the Nazi’s and Gestapo (the terrorist political police of the Nazi regime founded by Hermann Gцring, whose purpose was to persecute all political opponents of the Nazi regime) did to his father. Over the course of the movie, Peter went through a change; he saw his father in a new light, and realized what

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Monika
  • Swordfish

    Swordfish

    Swordfish In the opening scene of the film a major character (John Travolta) has a monologue; it is one of my favorite monologues I have ever seen in a film. The scene is carried out in a very interesting way, all the while never losing sight on the main subject. Slight variations in the focal length, lighting, sound and of course the composition of each shot, it is the most well thought out scene in

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: regina
  • Symbolic World Analysis of the Boondock Saints

    Symbolic World Analysis of the Boondock Saints

    Symbolic World Analysis Of The Boondock Saints In The Boondock Saints, two brothers, Conner and Murphy McManus are in a situation where they believe that they are being called upon by God to kill criminals. The story line begins with them in a Roman Catholic Church where the pastor is preaching about a great evil, the “indifference of good men.” The two live in an Irish neighborhood in Boston where the Russian mob is trying

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: regina
  • Symbolism in the Movie Fight Club

    Symbolism in the Movie Fight Club

    Symbolism Soap"With enough soap, we could blow up just about anything." 'Tyler was full of useful information.' -Tyler and the Narrator Erika writes: When the narrator first meets Tyler, Tyler declares that he is a soap salesman, although Tyler has various other occupations including a night-time movie projectionist and a waiter. Tyler, however, most identifies himself with the job of selling soap, thus lending weight to the symbolic importance played by soap in the movie.

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Symphony

    Symphony

    The musical performance I attended was the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra. The location of the performance was the Stude Concert Hall at Rice University. The concert hall was quite big it contained several seats which the central focus was the orchestra. Our seats were pretty close and were at a position which we could see the conductor’s face. The audience was dresses quite casual and some were dressed sharp. The orchestra members were at rest

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Artur
  • Synopsis and Report of Luna Park

    Synopsis and Report of Luna Park

    Luna Park * Love * Hate * Attitude * Nationalism * Learning * Deceit * The Director Pavel Lungin is the son of Semyon Lungin. Luna Park is his second endeavor as a director (his first was Taxi-Blues), though he has many other writing credits under his belt. Since Luna Park he has written and directed several more films, including Tycoon and The Wedding. He has been hailed as Russia’s first auteur director. The Film

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: David
  • Synopsis of Go

    Synopsis of Go

    Set in South Boston, Good Will Hunting is about Will Hunting (Matt Damon), a young man who immerses himself in books, drinking and friends to escape his anger and frustration stemming largely from his past experiences with abusive foster families. Will and his best friend, Chuckie Sullivan, who is practically like a brother to him, live, work and hang out together with their small group of friends in impoverished areas of Boston, drinking and occasionally

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Tabla Essay

    Tabla Essay

    This term, my learning in tabla classes has been concentrated on the structure and presentation of Indian classical music. I have become more aware of how the tabla, sitar and vocals fit together. I’ve also learnt terms used commonly and how different parts of a composition are put together in a traditional manner, to form a solo. For example, a peshkar is the first expression within a tabla solo, which allows new sounds to be

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Take That Back for Good?

    Take That Back for Good?

    Take That… Back For Good? In the early 90s when Manchester was producing some of music’s most-talked-about groups, such as Oasis, The Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses, a manager named Nigel Martin-Smith had decided that the pop charts needed a severe injection of fun. Martin-Smith auditioned prospective stars and assembled a line up of five working-class boys from the North West of England. Gary Barlow (19), Howard Donald (21), Jason Orange (19), Mark Owen

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Max
  • Take-Two Boss Squashes Gtaiv Delay Rumors

    Take-Two Boss Squashes Gtaiv Delay Rumors

    For this week, no news is good news for gamers eagerly anticipating Grand Theft Auto IV. On Tuesday, Take-Two Interactive chairman Strauss Zelnick spoke at the 2007 BMO Capital Markets Interactive Entertainment Summit in New York City. When asked about the release date of Grand Theft Auto IV, Zelnick offered a status quo answer that was reported and rereported on industry trade sites until the executive was inaccurately characterized as backing down from the previously

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Jack
  • Taking Back Sunday

    Taking Back Sunday

    The most awsome band is taking back sunday.Formed in November of 1999, Amityville, NY's Taking Back Sunday completed its lineup in December of 2000, when Adam Lazzara took over vocals and Shaun Cooper was added on bass. Taking its melodic hardcore sound from bands like Lifetime, Endpoint, and Sunny Day Real Estate, as well as guitarist Ed Reyes' emo band Movielife, Taking Back Sunday recorded its first demo, a five-song CD, that was released in

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Talented Mr Ripley

    Talented Mr Ripley

    The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) Cast: Matt Damon .... Tom Ripley Gwyneth Paltrow .... Marge Sherwood Jude Law .... Dickie Greenleaf Cate Blanchett .... Meredith Logue Philip Seymour Hoffman .... Freddie Miles Jack Davenport .... Peter Smith-Kingsley James Rebhorn .... Herbert Greenleaf Sergio Rubini .... Inspector Roverini Philip Baker Hall .... Alvin MacCarron Celia Weston .... Aunt Joan Fiorello .... Fausto (as Rosario Fiorello) Stefania Rocca .... Silvana Ivano Marescotti .... Colonnello Verrecchia Anna

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Talley’s Folley

    Talley’s Folley

    An interesting script, natural direction, and experienced actors carried the recent production of “Talley’s Folly”. The Playmakers organization produced the romantic comedy February 13 through 18, 2002. Starring Joe Sturgeon, drama teacher, and Ginny Lee, senior, “Talley’s Folly” offered laughs, complications, misunderstandings, fears and secrets in only 97 minutes. “Folly” also offered limited seating, high temperatures, and sometimes frustrating dialogue. Langford Wilson’s script told the story of a 40-something Jewish accountant, Matt Friedman, from

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver I am going to take four scene from the taxi driver and show how the mise-en-scene, cinematography, and editing support Travis BickleЎЇs state of mind and personality. First I want to state what TravisЎЇs state of mind and personality is throughout most of the film. Travis is isolated from the rest of the world. He feels like he does not fit in with the rest of society. He is looking for a direction,

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    Essay Length: 1,769 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Jack
  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorcese is a modern day classic movie. It deals with the subject of alienation. The movie is also somewhat disturbing. It is so because of the time period it takes place in. It takes place during a disturbing time for americans. It is some time after the Vietnam War as well as Nixon’s Watergate scandle. It takes place in an urban region. The movie focuses on Denero’s character, Travis Bickle.

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Bred
  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    The technique of slow motion is familiar to audiences, who usually see it in romantic scenes, or scenes in which regret and melancholy are expressed--or sometimes in scenes where a catastrophe looms, and cannot be avoided. But Scorsese was finding a personal use for it, a way to suggest a subjective state in a POV shot. And in scenes in a cab driver's diner, he uses closeups of observed details to show how Travis's attention

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: July
  • Taxi Driver: A Modern Version of the Western Film

    Taxi Driver: A Modern Version of the Western Film

    There have been many genres of film that are included in American film history; one of which is the Western. In the mid 1900’s Western films were at their peak and Saturday afternoons would be spent watching cowboys and Indians battle until the end while watching comfortably from a movie theatre. Knowing this, it’s not hard to understand why film makers later on would base plots and characters off of these mystifying films. The

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Vika
  • Taxpayer’s Rights in Audit and Appeal

    Taxpayer’s Rights in Audit and Appeal

    Taxpayers’ Rights in Audit and Appeal The IRS is a huge advocate of taxpayers’ rights and trains their employees to explain and protect rights of every taxpayer. These rights include but are not limited to: a right to professional and courteous treatment by IRS employees, a right to privacy and confidentiality about tax matters; a right to know why the IRS is asking for information, how the IRS will use it and what will happen

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky

    "UNBRIDLED EMOTION" would perhaps best describe the music of Tchaikovsky. His deep-sensitivity saturated his music producing lush melodies that have enamored listeners for over a century. Yet, Tchaikovsky's personal life was in turmoil from the very beginning. As a youth Tchaikovsky faced the hardship of losing his mother at age 14 and was forced to deal with the cold atmosphere of a military boarding school. As such, he shied away from the harsh and brutal

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Monika
  • Technical Anlaysis

    Technical Anlaysis

    Are you what you wear? I personally do not think you are what you wear because everyone has their own taste in everything. But Yes u might say people like to express their emotion through what they wear i.e. if someone is to wear skinny jeans he’s going to be taken as seriously as someone who is dressed in a suit because the person who is dressed in a suit is most likely to bring

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    Essay Length: 408 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: July
  • Technicolor Research Topic Report: Sound and Image.

    Technicolor Research Topic Report: Sound and Image.

    Technicolor Research Topic Report: Sound and Image. This is a written report where my partner on the topic and I presented a ten minute oral summary of our chosen research topic on Technicolor. We chose Technicolor as we felt it had most to say to us, threw the progression of the technology the problems threw out the years of perfecting the technology, to the ultimate glory of the Technicolor experience. As we didn’t know too

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • Technique Can only Takes You So Far

    Technique Can only Takes You So Far

    When most people refer to technique, they are addressing issues such as how to use your fingers, hands and arms, how to find the right notes and how to accurately play each passage. Although these issues are important and should properly be taught to a young student, there comes a point in one’s studies where finding the right notes is no longer enough. What separates a good pianist from a great one is his/her

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Technology, Children, and the Power of the Heart

    Technology, Children, and the Power of the Heart

    Technology, Children, and the Power of the Heart By: Cindy Bravaco September 18, 2003 The primary focus of this article is to teach or give educators a better understanding of how children grasp new technology. The article stated that many teachers are stuck in the transmission or “lecture/demonstration” type of teaching. It seems that lecturing is best used in transferring simple knowledge but ineffective for more complex learning. The article described two different events. These

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Artur
  • Teenage Film Essay

    Teenage Film Essay

    Teenage films are a type of film made to attract an adolescent audience. The main ways that film makers try to attract teens to a teenage film are to create an unreal adolescent world, to make the teenager the hero, the adults stupid and incompetent and to use stereotypes that teens can relate to. By doing all this they can manipulate the teen audience and suck them in to the film, making it an affective

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Teenybop

    Teenybop

    The first time I can remember taking a profound interest in music was probably in the third grade. This was when I first became a fan, bought my own cassettes, and plastered my room with pictures of my favorite group. And who were they? A sort of one-year, four-hot wonder called Ace of Base. Although I can’t remember exactly where I was when I first heard Ace of Base, I remember how their music made

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Mike
  • Television Through the Eyes of Adolescents

    Television Through the Eyes of Adolescents

    What has the world come to these days? It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in the streets, back alleys, school, and even at home. In many peoples living rooms there sits an outlet for violence that often goes unnoticed. It is the television, and the children who view it are often pulled into its realistic world of violence scenes with sometimes devastating results. Each week, children

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Jack
  • Television Viewing Hours

    Television Viewing Hours

    .) The pearson’s r between the dependent variable television viewing hours a week and the independent variable the “female gender” is one of negative .238, the stat sig value is .095; as a result it can not be generalized to the population. 2.) The pearson’s r between the dependent variable television viewing hours a week and the independent variable “age range” is one of negative .003, the stat sig value is .981; as a result

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Ten Best Performances in English Films

    Ten Best Performances in English Films

    In any movie, the hardest job is probably that of the actor. He not only has to give his character an air of believability but also must bond with the viewer emotionally. As always, a few things first, • In compiling this list I have tried to focus on what in my opinion should be the best performances in English films. However when speaking of performances, it is impossible to keep one’s personal choices

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Terrence Malick’s "the Thin Red Line" and Hollywood’s Traditional Depictions of War

    Terrence Malick’s "the Thin Red Line" and Hollywood’s Traditional Depictions of War

    THEThin Red Line is a three-hour epic about the World War II, directed by Terrence Malick, who made his comeback to the film industry after 20 years with a subject that had been neglected for almost as long.(1) The film is based on James Jones’ novel, published in 1962, which was first adapted for the big screen by Andrew Marton in 1964 rather unsuccessfully. For many years, the book seemed to defy cinematic adaptation due

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    Essay Length: 3,878 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Bred
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