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  • 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,

    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.

    Essay Length: 340 Words / 2 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 296 Words / 2 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 914 Words / 4 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 476 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • 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

    Essay Length: 680 Words / 3 Pages
    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

    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

    Essay Length: 2,167 Words / 9 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,933 Words / 8 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 468 Words / 2 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 895 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • 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

    Essay Length: 810 Words / 4 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,593 Words / 7 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 967 Words / 4 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,684 Words / 7 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 3,878 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Bred
  • Terrific Looking Film, Especially During This Era

    Terrific Looking Film, Especially During This Era

    Terrific looking film, especially during this era Nanook of the North is one of the first documentaries made in the early nineteen hundreds. Robert J. Flaherty's helps establish the film by successful adapting to his environment by filming extraordinary hunting and fishing scenes consisting largely of medium shots. At times, this film resembles a home made film, concentrating on Nanook’s family personalities, rather than the everyday tasks they take on. This film gets somewhat intimate,

    Essay Length: 582 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Yan
  • Thank You for Smoking

    Thank You for Smoking

    There’s something exhilarating about watching a clever liar in full, resplendent flight. Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhardt) has what he cheerfully describes as a "challenging" job: he represents the interests of the tobacco industry in a world that generally considers the product reprehensible. At the beginning of "Thank You For Smoking," Nick is getting ready to defend himself on the Joan Lunden talk show, in the company of anti-smoking do-gooders and a cancer-stricken, bald teenaged boy.

    Essay Length: 949 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The "perfect" Musical Image

    The "perfect" Musical Image

    The “Perfect” Musical Image What is the “perfect” image? Is there a specific category a good musician should fall under? In this research project I want to find the way musicians are perceived, opposed to being blind to the color of the musician’s skin and only listening to the talent of that musician. My goal is to uncover the under laying stereotype people create for the ideal musician, does a musician have to fit a

    Essay Length: 387 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The 10 Commnadments

    The 10 Commnadments

    James Brown 3-1-06 Creative Liberty, AKA Hollywood Underneath every film, sitcom, commercial, or televised event that comes from Hollywood is a just cause just waiting to be discovered. Happy endings, lessons learned, and righted wrongs are the prizes for having waded through the unnecessary details of the story. Catching you by your eye and not your mind is the greatest scheme that Hollywood has come up with. You stimulate your mind by the visual aspect

    Essay Length: 1,154 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Wendy
  • The 13th Floor Elevators

    The 13th Floor Elevators

    The 13th Floor Elevators “Since Aristotle, man has organized his knowledge vertically in separate and unrelated groups -- Science, Religion, Sex, Relaxation, Work etc. The main emphasis in his language, his system of storing knowledge, has been on the identification of objects rather than on the relationships between objects. He is now forced to use his tools of reasoning separately and for one situation at a time. Had man been able to see past this

    Essay Length: 1,110 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Anna
  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps In class we left off where Mr. Hanna is staying at a farmers house, where the farmers wife wakes him up to tell him that the police are coming. She gives him her husband’s coat and he runs out the back. The police see him and chase him. Mr. Hanna goes to a house that Pamela told him to go to, and it turns out to be the man without his

    Essay Length: 406 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin

    The 40 Year Old Virgin

    The 40 Year Old Virgin is proof that comedies can still be funny. Sadly, movies like this, with a kind of consistent humor, come out too rarely. Yes, it’s a little long, almost two hours, but there are plenty of laughs throughout the movie, especially in the last 30 minutes, and they also save one of the best jokes for last. If you’re looking for a successor to There’s Something About Mary and American Pie,

    Essay Length: 520 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Janna
  • The 5 Women

    The 5 Women

    Louie, Jason 3/6/04 Chinese 2 5° The five women in the family did not get along well together. They were backstabbing each other and no one trusted each other. They fought about position in the family. The woman with a higher number is the lower ranked wife. Everyone wanted to be the higher ranked wife so that they get the best care from the husband and the servants. They had to live in the

    Essay Length: 555 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Accused

    The Accused

    Rape is a very hard-hitting tragedy in our society. A rape is reported every 6 minutes in the United States, and every 1 rape out of 4 is a multiple rape. With these statistics it is not difficult to see why this is such an alarming topic. The director depicts this as a very serious offense that destroyed the life of a young woman. The elasticity of the judicial system is also apparent because it

    Essay Length: 653 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism In The 20th Century Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were very well known authors of the early 20th century. Most of their writings were concerned with racism and equality. During that time period there was much evidence that African Americans had been treated unfairly, unjustly, and as if they had been beneath the whites. Segregation of schools, churches, bathrooms, and stores were only a few of the many things wrong with

    Essay Length: 872 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The American Apocalypse

    The American Apocalypse

    In spite of its critically cherished commitment to post-modern ambiguity, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America unapologetically weaves a through-line of stark apocalyptic imagery into its eighties Reaganite tapestry of failed ideological narratives and corrupt American realpolitik. There are cainite markings, divine plagues, holes in the ozone-layer, a demonic Roy Cohn; lest we forget the descending angel and naught-prophetic Prior, for whom the impending Armageddon is strictly personal. The forbearer of all this doom and gloom

    Essay Length: 2,665 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Yan
  • The American President

    The American President

    "The American President," directed by Rob Reiner is portraying everyday problems the president has to face along with hidden political issues that concern his presidency. The movie begins with Andrew Shepherd, a role played by Micheal Douglas who's a widow president with a young daughter and is currently running for his second term. He is counting on his crime bill to cinch the result of the upcoming political struggle. In the movie there is an

    Essay Length: 542 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Analysis of Baron Munchausen

    The Analysis of Baron Munchausen

    The Analysis of Baron Munchausen In the book Signs of Life, the author Linda Seger writes about heroes, and their typical characteristics, that for the most part have always been the same throughout history. Even the word hero is already put in the male tense, suggesting there that most heroes have been and will be males. For the most part Seger’s points are well taken and are backed up mostly by every heroic story I’ve

    Essay Length: 805 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Art

    The Art

    identification (RFID) technology. Like any link between business and consumers, it is important to consider the security and privacy of the consumer. This essay will discuss the benefits of RFID for logistics, elements of the supply chain and will also adhere to topics related to the consumer. In the future we could be tracked because of what we wear, eat or what we carry. This minuscule microchip technology known as RFID works by sending a

    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Edward
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