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  • The Two-Tiered System of Allusions

    The Two-Tiered System of Allusions

    In Hollywood today, most films can be categorized according to the genre system. There are action films, horror flicks, Westerns, comedies and the likes. On a broader scope, films are often separated into two categories: Hollywood films, and independent or foreign ‘art house’ films. Yet, this outlook, albeit superficial, was how many viewed films. Celebrity-packed blockbusters filled with action and drama, with the use of seamless top-of-the-line digital editing and special effects were considered ‘Hollywood

    Essay Length: 322 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Review

    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Review

    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, which is being performed by the Two Rivers Theatre Company, is a remake of a 1964 bittersweet French musical romance originally directed by Jacques Demy. The only way I can describe this play is as a sugary, jazz pop opera with an unexpected ending. There is no spoken dialogue in this play; the actor sings every word you hear. Surprisingly, the sung dialogue was not as intolerable as I first imagined

    Essay Length: 692 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Use of Dramatic Elements in the Dies Irae Sequence of the Requiems of Berlioz and Verdi

    The Use of Dramatic Elements in the Dies Irae Sequence of the Requiems of Berlioz and Verdi

    THE USE OF DRAMATIC ELEMENTS IN THE DIES IRAE SEQUENCE OF THE REQUIEMS OF BERLIOZ AND VERDI Berlioz’s Grande Messe des Morts (1837) and Verdi’s Messa da Requiem (1874) are two of the most important and frequently performed requiem settings of the 19th century. Both are large-scale works calling for an enormous amount of instrumental and vocal musicians. These requiems caused controversy over liturgical bounds, with respects to both the rearranging of text and the

    Essay Length: 1,180 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects The Usual Suspects is an excellent movie. The performance of Gabriel Byrne as an ex-crooked cop (Dean Keaton) who had become straight, or had at least tried to was interesting. Throughout the whole film it seemed that he was the puppet master controlling every move the other four made. But at the same time, it seemed that no matter how hard he tried to get out of trouble the deeper he dug

    Essay Length: 476 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects, copyright 1995 Directed by: Bryan Singer Written by: Christopher McQuarrie Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Pollack, Benicio Del Toro, Chazz Palminteri, Pete Postlethwaite, Giancarlo Esposito, Suzy Amis, Dan Hedaya The "usual suspects" are five men: Dean Keaton (Gabriel Byrne), an ex-cop-turned-crook; Michael McManus (Stephen Baldwin), a psycho entry man; Todd Hockney (Kevin Pollak), a hardware specialist with; Fred Fenster (Benicio Del Toro), McManus' partner; and Verbal Kint (Kevin Spacey), a

    Essay Length: 1,271 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Top
  • The Video-“this Ain't a Scene It's an Arms Race” by Fall out Boy

    The Video-“this Ain't a Scene It's an Arms Race” by Fall out Boy

    The Video-“This Ain’t a Scene It’s an Arms Race” by Fall Out Boy The song This Ain’t a Scene It’s an Arms Race by Fall Out Boy, is off their new album Infinity on High. In the video, it is a continuation to their video Dance, Dance as shown in the beginning of this video. It shows how the band is now being produced by someone who mainly produces hip-hop artists and not punk rock

    Essay Length: 290 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Voice of Jazz

    The Voice of Jazz

    The Voice of Jazz A warm spring day with budding flowers all colors of the rainbow is the time when the voice of jazz spoke to me. I was a freshman in high school and always had an interest in music that increased with age. I devoted years and hundreds of hours to mastering the piano, voice, and violin. But when I first went to the school’s spring concert I knew where my talent

    Essay Length: 693 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Waitress

    The Waitress

    "Waitress" is a happily oddball comedy with well-written characters and a charming, offbeat tone. It's about Jenna (Keri Russel), a deeply unhappy woman trapped in a dysfunctional marriage. Jenna works at a diner in the deep south, and hates her life. Determined to escape her dreary reality, she spends her days dreaming up new pie recipes, naming them after the ups and downs of her life. "Waitress" is an appealing combination of quirky jokes and

    Essay Length: 283 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Top
  • The Wall - the Musical Film

    The Wall - the Musical Film

    Is there Anybody in There? In the musical film, The Wall, Roger Waters and Pink Floyd portray the protagonist, Pink, as a man who is delving into the realm of insanity. Over the course of the movie, Pink slowly spirals downward and becomes more paranoid and schizophrenic. His hallucinations increase in both quantity and horror. However, Pink’s fall into total insanity is mirrored by that of Chief Bromden in Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the

    Essay Length: 925 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Walls Fall Down - an Industry Headed Towards the Way of the Romans

    The Walls Fall Down - an Industry Headed Towards the Way of the Romans

    The Walls Fall Down: An Industry Headed Towards the way of the Romans The Music industry’s current approach to business is misled and does not follow the basic fundamentals of sales and customer satisfaction. The customer’s always right. Seems simple enough, doesn’t it? I’ve held positions in customer service for the past three years or so, and from what I’ve observed, this is most likely considered the most important rule of business. So when you

    Essay Length: 904 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Waterlander

    The Waterlander

    Chicago is being played at Cambridge theatre in central London. This play is actually based on the movie Chicago. The play first started in United Stated of America in Chicago it self and then it went all around the world. The play is little different from the movie it’s self. But the dancing in the play was too good. And I enjoyed the play more than the movie. One odd thing I found in the

    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Wild Bunch

    The Wild Bunch

    “Faster Pussycat, kill, kill!!” Review of “The Wild Bunch”(1969) Written by Sam Peckinpah Violence can be shown in many ways. Sam Peckinpah’s, “The Wild Bunch” caused a fuss because of it’s raw violence. The depiction of violence in this film was rare. The deaths are not heroic or clean in any way. When a fight broke out and a gun was shot, it usually ended in major bloodshed and dead bodies. I believe that alongside

    Essay Length: 378 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Max
  • Thea 104 Response Paper

    Thea 104 Response Paper

    Brielle Close THEA104-010 Question #2 The Power of Words Section 1: I went to see God of Carnage on one of the last nights that it was being shown and the show did start late due to technical difficulties but once it did start, I absolutely loved it. There were definitely many parts I could relate to when it came to the emotions certain characters were feeling due to actions of others. One example

    Essay Length: 401 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 15, 2017 By: Brielle Close
  • Theatre for Social Change

    Theatre for Social Change

    1. Rooting from an issue I am truly passionate about, I chose the issue of racism in society. As an Asian American, and a minority at this University, I have been a figure involved with racial prejudice during my time as a student. I have been the recipient of bias, solely due to my racial status. What I believe does require attention is the blatant national events that occur because of racism. For example, the

    Essay Length: 770 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2016 By: EternalRice
  • Theatre Review

    Theatre Review

    Yassir Al Suod Intro to Grad Study Dr. Jadwiga Smith 13/May/2014 Theatre Review On 26th of October at 8 p.m., I attended BSU's "Pilgrims of the Night" play, written by Len Jenkin, which features supernatural beings and an unconventional plot structure. It shows how all aspects of life connect, reinforcing the theme that we are all someway connected. It also shows that fleeting moments of human contact can have the deepest effects upon us. Its

    Essay Length: 467 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 30, 2014 By: Yasseralsoud
  • Theatre's Troublesome History

    Theatre's Troublesome History

    Although theatre was considered dangerous throughout various periods in History, I believe its one of the best things that could have happened to our society. That’s why, I believe, theatre is a necessary art form. Its one thing to sit and read a political article in the newspaper at home, criticising the government for trampling on freedom; its another to absorb this idea in a room full of people all focused on the play unfolding

    Essay Length: 1,053 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Thelma and Louise

    Thelma and Louise

    Thelma and Louise is a movie that portrayed women to be naпve, impulsive and irresponsible. Feminists say that the film showed how women are “victims of this patriarchal society we live in,”(4) and others say that Thelma and Louise are “forced to be criminals because of men” and that “the male society is the reason why a harmless girls’ weekend away was turned into a suicide”(4). I beg to differ. I believe it was poor

    Essay Length: 581 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Thelma and Louise Character Analysis

    Thelma and Louise Character Analysis

    The film begins with Thelma (Geena Davis) and Louise (Susan Sarandon), living repressed lives in Arkansas. Both women have stereotypical roles in this movie. As best friends, they decide to go on an adventure that takes a dramatic turn and ends up being an adventurous police chase to the sudden death. Thelma is an unhappy housewife who despises her husband (Daryl), who is a bumbling, controlling and narcissistic. Her character is somewhat infantile, in

    Essay Length: 738 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Thelma and Louise: A Freudian Analysis

    Thelma and Louise: A Freudian Analysis

    The movie entitled Thelma and Louise is about the adventure of two best friends who seek a pleasant vacation, but get nothing other than a disastrous one. During the journey, they came across a nightclub, where someone suffered a terrible fate. As they run away from the police to avoid being sent to jail, they face all sorts of obstacles that come between them and Mexico. By applying a Freudian analysis to the story, we

    Essay Length: 710 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Yan
  • Theme of Bodies, Rest and Motion

    Theme of Bodies, Rest and Motion

    Theme of Bodies, Rest and Motion This is a story about searching and trying to find home. Four people are looking for their place in life. It’s about belonging. They are at the beginning of the film living a superficial temporary existence. We have a character Nick who is a man lost, he is looking for a purpose, a sense of belonging and direction. He is disconnected from his family and even from society, from

    Essay Length: 842 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Theonworld


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    Essay Length: 540 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2011 By: theonworld
  • Therapy of Music

    Therapy of Music

    There is much more to music than just entertainment. Music Therapy looks deep into one particular function of music from a scientific point of view. A great amount of research has been completed on this practice and it is scientifically proven that our brains respond to music as if it were medicine. Recent studies have suggested that playing an instrument or listening to music can have a wide range of benefits. Music therapy is the

    Essay Length: 1,248 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: David
  • Theres Something About Mary

    Theres Something About Mary

    Regret is one of the most powerful emotions human beings can experience. Regretting decisions that were made for a career or for buying a car or really any type of decision that afterwards plagues us is a common human occurrence. The worst type of regret is losing someone that we felt we had romantic feelings for and having the situation not work out to our hopes. It is this regret that plagues Ben Stiller’s character

    Essay Length: 1,315 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Tommy
  • They’re Red Hot"

    They’re Red Hot"

    “They’re Red Hot” By The Red Hot Chili Peppers are widely known for their punk-funk music. They got their start in Los Angeles, California at a small venue, the Rhythm Lounge at the Grandea Room on Melrose, playing in front of thirty people (Scar Tissue, p. 104-106). They were known as Tony Flow and the Miraculous Masters of Mayhem. It wasn’t until after their second performance under this name that they decided to change the

    Essay Length: 1,956 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Third Cinema Theories and the Nollywood Experience

    Third Cinema Theories and the Nollywood Experience

    Introduction The term, �Third Cinema’ was coined in an interview with the Argentine Cine Liberacion group, published in the journal Cine Cubano (March 1969), and was then more fully developed in the manifesto “Towards a Third Cinema: Notes and Experiences for the Development of a cinema in the Third World,” written by Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino, members of that group. Femi Shaka describes it as “a tool for creating a revolutionary consciousness for the

    Essay Length: 2,471 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Victor
  • Third Cinema: The Way Forward

    Third Cinema: The Way Forward

    Third Cinema: The Way Forward The term �Third Cinema’ is accredited to Argentine Filmmakers, Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino, who introduced new ways of categorising cinema traditions in their 1969 manifesto Hacia un tercer cine – Towards a third cinema. They discussed the films and industries within recently decolonised countries and proposed a new framework. This new movement opposes the notion of Cinema as a consumer good, as with so-called �First Cinema’- perpetuated by, but

    Essay Length: 519 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Thirteen Movie Review

    Thirteen Movie Review

    The 2003 movie Thirteen, starring Evan Rachel Wood and Holly Hunter, details the gripping, and often harrowing journey into the cognitive development of thirteen year old Tracy Freeman, played by Wood, and the consequences she and her family endures. Residing in the slums of Los Angeles and Hollywood, Tracy comes of age in a morally ambiguous setting surrounded by and increasingly more often participating in dangerous heightened episodes of substance abuse, sexual exploration and self-harm

    Essay Length: 1,182 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2015 By: atticusblue
  • This Baby Is a Keeper!

    This Baby Is a Keeper!

    Juno is a film that breaks barriers as it takes an everyday occurrence of an unplanned teenage pregnancy and turns it into pure magic on the silver screen. John Reitman directs this modern-day masterpiece as a follow up to his Thank You for Not Smoking, with a very unique sense of style, as well as a very realistic and convincing journey, that will make you feel as though you are back in high school, and

    Essay Length: 788 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: regina
  • This Is the End

    This Is the End

    This is The End “I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps "Oh look at that!" Then - whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again, and they won't be able to forget me - ever.” (2 “Jim”). Is a quote to some spoken by the most popular and influential singer in rock history, and to others a misguided fool

    Essay Length: 1,929 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Artur
  • Those Days Are Over

    Those Days Are Over

    Within the realm of 90's cinema was another chance to show how independent films worked on a whole other secuilar level , how far could fimmakers get away with there study of the human condition and the effects and after effects of modern culture . The under priviledge in the old kitchen sink dramas of the 50's showed working class hero archetypes ..People mad , angry but learning to cope with the daily humdrum banality

    Essay Length: 600 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2012 By: Adam
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