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  • The Beatles: Rock Legends

    The Beatles: Rock Legends

    Those of us in our forties today remember with fondness and excitement the atmosphere created by four young guys from Liverpool, England. As all of us remember where we were during the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, we likewise remember being transfixed in front of our small black & white television sets on February 9, 1964, when the Beatles made their first American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. In

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Beatles: Sgt. Peppers

    The Beatles: Sgt. Peppers

    The Beatles had always been seen as a British boy band that hit it big in the United States. In 1966, they performed their last tour. It was as if the fans were starting to lose interest in them because they were not coming around as much. However, in 1967 they released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The Beatles had no idea that this album would be the turning point of their careers. It

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Beatles’ Influence

    The Beatles’ Influence

    The Beatles’ Influence University of Phoenix Soc 110: Team Collaboration, Conflict, and Resolution January 4th, 2007 Who or what defines an effective leader? To most, this person or group of persons possesses specific qualities that are desired, admired, and respected. These leaders influence others by their accomplishments and by their positive impact they have left for others. There are many political, religious, business, artistic, and academic leaders that, throughout history, have affected society in

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Bicycle Thief

    The Bicycle Thief

    The Bicycle Thief The Bicycle Thief on the surface is a simple story of a man whose bicycle is stolen and the angst he endures on his unrelenting search for the bike. But the Italian film is actually neo-realist tale depicting life in Italy after war. There are two main components in this film that makes it part of Neo-realism. They are the overall look of the film and the fact that it makes you

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Birds

    The Birds

    Plot Beautiful and young Melanie Daniels ("Tippi" Hedren), a wealthy socialite whose father is the proprietor of a large newspaper, visits a San Francisco pet shop to pick up a myna bird she has ordered for her aunt. There, Melanie meets Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), a lawyer who is looking for a pair of lovebirds to give to his young sister. Intrigued by him, she buys the lovebirds and finds the address for Mitch's home

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Birds

    The Birds

    The Birds Picture the setting of a warm day in San Francisco, in a bird shop. This is where the story of The Birds begins. Called the scariest film of 1963, Alfred Hitchcock did a phenomenal job directing and casting this movie. On the cutting edge of technology for his time, Hitchcock delivers a truly scary and possibly disturbing film while using lesser known actors, no musical score whatsoever, and a great setting with

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Birth of Soul

    The Birth of Soul

    THE BIRTH OF SOUL Soul comes from a blend of two different types of music, Gospel and Blues. Soul music was a way of speaking out against the predudices of the world. One of the main people to strat this style of music was a Blind man named Ray Charles. At a concert in Augusta, Georgia.The promoter told Ray Charles that he wanted the Black people upstairs and the White people downstairs. Ray Charles

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: July
  • The Black Dalhia Worst Film Essay

    The Black Dalhia Worst Film Essay

    Snickers really satisfy; “The Black Dahlia” does not! If all that mattered in movie-making was that the end result was pretty to look at, I would be giving Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia a rave review. There's no denying the film's visual virtues: the cinematography, the set design, the costumes, the hairstyles and the makeup. The screenplay, however, is another matter. For about 90 minutes, it moves at a fast pace, the movie is

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: regina
  • The Black Dog

    The Black Dog

    Everything gets slicker. When it comes to consumer technology, you just have to throw up your hands at some point. My discman finally died its death a month or so back, and I was forced to buy an iPod I couldn't really afford. If I'm honest, I caved mostly because the idea of buying a new discman in 2007 was too ridiculous to contemplate. I would have been laughed out of Best Buy. Aesthetics are

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    Submitted: June 4, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Boiler Room

    The Boiler Room

    The Boiler Room The movie The Boiler room is about a young man who has dropped out of Queens College and wants to please his father, who is a federal judge who is extremely harsh. At his father’s persistence, Seth Davis closes down a casino he operated in his house for college students and seeks a new job. Thinking he would be pleasing his father he takes a job at a small brokerage firm called

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club

    Society is always trying in some way or other to grind teenagers down to a demeaning surface. Unfortunately, this stereotype may never change. The Breakfast Club written and directed by John Hughes expresses exactly that theme. Fortunately, youth of every age understand exactly what they are going through and have the ability to change what is being thrust on them by the socialization process which begins in the home and is reinforced at school, not

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Top
  • The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club is a movie about five totally different students in high school who are forced to spend a Saturday in detention in their school library. The students come from completely different social classes which make it very difficult for any of them to get along. They learn more about each other and their problems that each of them have at home and at school. This movie plays their different

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Yan
  • The British Invasion. What Happened? and Why Affected the World

    The British Invasion. What Happened? and Why Affected the World

    M’Coy 1 Grayson M’Coy January 25, 2008 History of Rock and Roll The British Invasion. What Happened? And Why Affected the World The British Invasion produced a wide range of successful rock stars. It refers to the fleet of British bands that hit it big when they came to American and were loved by every teenage girl. The United States was known for their rock and roll and pop musicians that extend their cultural influence

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Wendy
  • The Bronze Screen

    The Bronze Screen

    The history of Latinos in the Hollywood Motion Picture Industry is an example of one of the many dilemmas that Latinos have been faced with and furthermore have been able to overcome. Latino actors, writers, directors and most importantly the Culture have been a major contribution to the Hollywood film industry for many years. The Bronze Screen tells a story of the beginning and development of the Latino Community in the film industry. Hollywood presented

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect

    “Butterfly Effect” was perhaps one of the best films I have ever seen. I found it mysterious, interesting and fascinating. I wanted to write my reaction paper about “Butterfly Effect” because of the similarity to the film we saw in class called “Donnie Darko”. Both films investigate the issue of destiny thoroughly. Both film had a male character that has memories, dreams or black outs which make them at first confused. But later on,

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Top
  • The Characters and Their Reactions to Keating’s Teachings

    The Characters and Their Reactions to Keating’s Teachings

    The Characters and Their Reactions to Keating's Teaching Dead poet society is a magnificent film about a group of boys who strive to seek the marrow in life. Their new English teacher, Mr. Keating inspires his students to pursue individual passions and make their lives extraordinary, through his teaching strategies. However, each character responds to Keating's teachings in different ways. Characters like Neil Perry and Charlie Dalton suck the marrow out of life but end

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Characters in Donnie Darko Are Isolated, Confused and Many Are Unable to Cope with Reality. Richard Kelly Has Presented a Disturbing Portrait of Human Existence and Interpersonal Relationships. Discuss.

    The Characters in Donnie Darko Are Isolated, Confused and Many Are Unable to Cope with Reality. Richard Kelly Has Presented a Disturbing Portrait of Human Existence and Interpersonal Relationships. Discuss.

    In Richard Kelly’s controversial cult classic, Donnie Darko, the characters are isolated, confused and many are unable to cope with reality. The film presents a potentially disturbing portrait of human existence in terms of a dual reality. The interpersonal relationships displayed in the film are complex and present a disconcerting view on such relations between people. The characters in the film all share this inner confusion and inability to cope, and yet, on the outside,

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: regina
  • The Choro

    The Choro

    The Choro Traditionally, when people think of Brazilian music the first thing that comes to mind is either the bossa nova or the samba. While these are two of the main musical genres that developed in Brazil, they represent only a portion of Brazilian music. Historically, the population of Brazil has been composed of four main groups: the Portuguese, the Africans; the indigenous people; and the various other European, Middle Eastern, and Asian immigrant groups,

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: David
  • The Chosen

    The Chosen

    The movie The Chosen is about two young Jew boys named Danny and Reuven which are experiencing modern day teenage pleasure which are movies, college and parties. This movie also explores Judaic politics and struggles about teenage life with religion. The religion Judaism has a lot to do with this movie because it shows how some Jews can be so in tuned with their culture and traditions whether they are from different groups of

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Cider House Rules

    The Cider House Rules

    The Cider House Rules The movie, The Cider House Rules, contains many different themes and elements that could have been interpreted several different ways depending on the person and their distinct preference. Some themes that are present within the movie include the dilemma of abortion, the destiny of oneself, and other minor themes. These others which are spoken of, are not necessarily main themes, but none-the-less remain pertinent and relevant to the way a movie-goer

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • The City Life

    The City Life

    THE CITY LIFE Living in a large city certainly has its advantages and disadvantages. Some of the key advantages of living in the city are the number of jobs available, the commute to those available jobs, the hot spots, popular malls, and the convenience of public transportation. There are a number of entertaining venues in the city such as the state’s baseball and/or football stadium, arenas, theaters, and don’t forget that most entertainers perform at

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Classic Period in Music

    The Classic Period in Music

    Getting it's name from art history, the classic period in music extends from 1740 to 1810 and includes the music of Haydn, Mozart, the first period of Beethoven, and Bach's sons. The classical period of music coordinated harmony, melody, rhythm, and orchestration more effectively then earlier periods of music. During the classical era the social function of music began to change from earlier aristocratic and religious connections toward more public and secular activities associated

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Color of Love. Virtual Love

    The Color of Love. Virtual Love

    In Dansy Senna’s essay, “The Color of Love” and Meghan Daum’s essay, “Virtual Love” there are many different themes. The most obvious theme would be the subject of love, as both essay titles include the word. Love is a certain high a person may have. He or she feel like their on top of the world when they seem to find, in their opinion, their soul mate. But, as with all the highs come all

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Concert Overtures by Diana Bickley

    The Concert Overtures by Diana Bickley

    The concert overtures by Diana Bickley Introduction * Berlioz’s concert overtures raised questions on the balance between programmatic influences and pure musical coherence * First French composer to composer an independent overture with no reference to any opera, ballet, or play. (Waverly) Grande Ouverture des Francs-Juges * Although it was composed as a prelude to the opera Les Francs-Juges, Berlioz regarded it as a concert overture * Mediant Relations : * After which, it returned

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    Submitted: August 22, 2014 By: amoreelafede
  • The Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster Is Not So Much a Film as a Dev

    The Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster Is Not So Much a Film as a Dev

    “ I like ideas, especially movie ideas, that you can hold in your hand. If a person can tell me the idea in twenty-five words or less, its going to make a pretty good movie.” Steven Spielberg.’ For this essay I intend to discuss how Hollywood as an industry has used the marketing strategies of blockbuster films to significant advantage in film merchandising. Along with the use of mass merchandising as a form of

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Conversation

    The Conversation

    Perhaps the most renowned film maker of his generation, Francis Ford Coppola emerged in the seventies with his mega blockbuster The Godfather. Following his great success Coppola released a film starring Gene Hackman entitled The Conversation. While the content of the film will forever be remembered as outstanding, the film did not merit the same success as it?s predecessor. The protagonist in The Conversation is an independent bugger and private investigator of sorts by the

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Conversation

    The Conversation

    Perhaps the most renowned film maker of his generation, Francis Ford Coppola emerged in the seventies with his mega blockbuster The Godfather. Following his great success Coppola released a film starring Gene Hackman entitled The Conversation. While the content of the film will forever be remembered as outstanding, the film did not merit the same success as it’s predecessor. The protagonist in The Conversation is an independent bugger and private investigator of sorts by

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Core

    The Core

    The Core The core was a scientific fiction movie about how the Earth stopped spinning on its axis. The problem rooted at the core of the Earth. It caused the atmosphere to weaken and therefore made the Earth vulnerable to the solar winds from the sun. If this problem had not been solved it would have been the end of the world and life on the planet would have ceased to exist. However the

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Corporation

    The Corporation

    “The Corporation” The film started out with a bunch of different brand logos flashing across the screen as a woman’s voice introduced the movie. This was a hard-hitting intro. It put into perspective how corporate America really is. This film’s ultimate goal was to investigate and assess corporations in America. Through interviews, and undercover footage, the movie slowly unfolded the dehumanizing brain of corporate America. The movie then continued to single out certain American corporations

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Corporation

    The Corporation

    The film stresses that corporations have not always existed. They date back to before the seventeenth century in Europe as a result of the industrial revolution and the civil war. However, in the seventeenth century making money became a key focus. A corporation is defined as a group of individuals working together to accomplish a goal, that goal being making themselves and shareholders as much money as possible is the shortest amount of time

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Stenly
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