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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Submitted: March 25, 2012 By: Adam
  • Thoughts on Tania Modleski's “cinema and the Dark Continent: Race and Gender in Popular Film”

    Thoughts on Tania Modleski's “cinema and the Dark Continent: Race and Gender in Popular Film”

    Tania Modleski’s “Cinema and the Dark Continent: Race and Gender in Popular Film,” discusses how popular film perpetuates stereotypes of black women. Some controlling images of black women include: the mammy, the jezebel, and the sapphire. While Modelski doesn’t analyze the sapphire stereotype, she does use Whoppi Goldberg’s past film roles as examples of the nurturing and maternal mammy and the over- sexualized jezebel. While I could clearly see Modelski’s comparison of Goldberg’s roles and

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: July
  • Three Great Rappers

    Three Great Rappers

    Three great rappers are lil Wayne, T.I., and Pastor Troy. First is lil Wayne he is the only child and was born in Hollygrove New Orleans. Lil Wayne’s real name is Dewayne Michael Carter. Lil Wayne started rapping at local block parties; his performance at one of them caught the eye of Slim an owner of Cash Money Records at the time. At age 11 Wayne started to record freestyles on Baby’s answering machine.

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    Essay Length: 349 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Thriller

    Thriller

    Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is a 14-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983 and directed by John Landis who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jackson. The mini-film music video was broadcasted on MTV three weeks before Christmas 1983. It was the most expensive video of its time, costing US$500,000[1], and the Guinness World Records in 2006 list it as the "most successful music video", selling over 1 million

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tim Burton Film Characteristics

    Tim Burton Film Characteristics

    Perhaps a slightly less readily recognizable theme in Burton's work than some of his visual styles and story patterns, the 1950s horror films is nevertheless a prime source of material for all of his work. The monster movie is especially relevant in discussing Burton's themes and recurring preoccupations. That which is perceived as monstrous is never associated with evil in Burton's films; his "monsters" are always misunderstood creatures looking for forms of love and

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Time Is Luck: An Analysis of Miami Vice

    Time Is Luck: An Analysis of Miami Vice

    Films use a variety of methods to illustrate both the personality of characters and the changes that they undergo. The two main ways a film can accomplish this are through visually depicting that change through certain cinematographic means or through more direct means such as dialog and intonation. The best scenes are those that carefully blend both methods in order to craft complex characters and show their development. The scene “Time is Luck” in

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Top
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley The 1920s was the beginning of a decade of change in the American arts. Jazz, along with such inventions as the phonograph, radio and sound movies, transformed the music industry. By the end of the decade, 40% of all Americans had radios in their homes. Not surprisingly, 58% of households in New York City owned a radio. New York became the center of the music world, and at the center of

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Jon
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.The start of Tin Pan Alley is usually dated to about 1885, when a number of music publishers set up shop in the same district of Manhattan.Tin Pan Alley was originally a specific place, West 28th Street between Broadway and

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley The 1920s was the beginning of a decade of change in the American arts. Jazz, along with such inventions as the phonograph, radio and sound movies, transformed the music industry. By the end of the decade, 40% of all Americans had radios in their homes. Not surprisingly, 58% of households in New York City owned a radio. New York became the center of the music world, and at the center of

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Title Vii of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Title Vii of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 USC 2000e, makes it unlawful for an employer to hire or discharge any individual, or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to his/her compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment, because of an individual's race, color, religion, sex or national origin. This covers hiring, firing, promotions and all workplace conduct. - In general, an

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By:
  • Tivo

    Tivo

    Tivo is a digital recorder that automatically finds and records up to three hundred hours of television programming, without any hassle of videotapes. Our group chose Tivo as our product, because it is something that appeals to audiences who have a very busy lifestyle. Considering that most students at George Mason have a either a part time or full time job and go to school, it is difficult to catch a show or movie that

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: regina
  • To Greek or Not to Greek

    To Greek or Not to Greek

    To Greek or not to Greek The movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding demonstrates the stark differences that are evident between two radically different cultures. On one hand, there is the Portokalos family who are a very traditional Greek family with greek values and traditions. The other side brings the Miller family, who are representative of a WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant) family with conservative outlook. This is the inherent difficulty between the two cultures, which

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    Submitted: December 5, 2016 By: strub77
  • To Kill a Mocking Bird

    To Kill a Mocking Bird

    A mockingbird is a harmless bird that makes the world more pleasant. In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the mockingbird symbolizes Boo Radley and Tom Robinson, who were both peaceful people who never did any harm. To kill or harm them would be a sin. Scout's father, Atticus, tells Scout and Jem, "I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the blue

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Jon
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    “To Kill A Mockingbird” After watching To Kill A Mockingbird, the characters I see the author trying to teach me through is Atticus Finch, Scout and Jem, and Arthur “Boo” Radley. To begin, Atticus Finch has experienced and understood evil throughout his life. He has been confronted with prejudice and racism, but has not lost his faith in the human capacity for goodness. Atticus understands from his own experiences and reflection that most people have

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Fatih
  • To Kill a Mockingbird: Scene Analysis

    To Kill a Mockingbird: Scene Analysis

    An important scene found in the movie To Kill A Mockingbird is a scene concerning Mr. Tate recoiling upon the outcaste, Boo Radley, and unraveling a new perception of friendship. Atticus Finch (played by Gregory Peck), his daughter Jean-Louise Finch, also known as Scout (played by Mary Badham), and Boo Radley (played by Robert Duvall) all play an important role in the scene. As scout relates what had happened, she notices a man in

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Vika
  • To Sir with Love: Discourses, Positions and Relationships

    To Sir with Love: Discourses, Positions and Relationships

    Research Paper Identify and discuss professional issues in education evident in a film or a piece of young people’s literature in which a teacher plays a fairly cental role. This essay will critically analyse the discourses, positions and relationships, as well as certain individuals habitus’ (after Bourdieu and Wacquant, 1992, cited in Gale & Densmore, 2000), which influence the classroom of Mark Thackeray (Sidney Potier) in the film To Sir with Love (Clavell, 1966). Via

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Artur
  • To What Extent Are Children in Need Singles More Concerned with Fundraising Than Musical Aesthetic?

    To What Extent Are Children in Need Singles More Concerned with Fundraising Than Musical Aesthetic?

    To what extent are Children In Need singles more concerned with fundraising than musical aesthetic? In this essay, I will look at two of the most recent Children in Need (CIN) songs: ‘Take Me Home’ by Jess Glynne, and a cover of Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up’ performed by Gareth Malone’s All Star Choir. I will consider the musical composition of the songs, plus consider the different approaches to marketing and fundraising. Ultimately I will try

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    Submitted: November 8, 2016 By: davoeg
  • To What Extent Do the Conventions and Codes of Film Noir Used in Double Indemnity Reflect the Social, Economic and Cultural Content of the Period?

    To What Extent Do the Conventions and Codes of Film Noir Used in Double Indemnity Reflect the Social, Economic and Cultural Content of the Period?

    Double indemnity was made just after the war, during a period of time where men felt insecure, as women had become more powerful and independent. This is represented in the film by a negative portrayal of Phyllis. A common type of woman featuring in noir films is the femme fatale, which challenges the most traditional role of the woman and the nuclear family. She refuses to play the role of devoted wife and loving mother

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Max
  • Today’s Society in a Song

    Today’s Society in a Song

    People have been writing songs about how they view the world for generations. For generations these songs have shaped how we view society, or at least have influenced others to influence society and those around them. The band The Black Eyed Peas are no different in the songs that they produce. Most of their songs make people analyze themselves and their surroundings, such as who really is running the country, the person they sit next

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    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tommy Boy

    Tommy Boy

    Name Of Movie: Tommy Boy Main Characters: Chris Farley: Tommy, David Spade: Richard Type Of Movie: Comedy Running Time: 1 hr 38 min A) There is a scene at which Tommy and Richard are setting out on their first great sales trip. The camera is set at the back of the car as it drives away. This is a long shot because you can see everything that you would regularly see if you were actually

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Victor
  • Tommy: The Album Vs. The Movie

    Tommy: The Album Vs. The Movie

    Tommy the album was a groundbreaking record put out by The Who in 1969. It was groundbreaking because it was a concept album that was dubbed the first “rock opera” which followed the story of a deaf dumb and blind man from childhood to adulthood. His life is met with many strange occurrences from being shocked as a small child into a psychosomatic state, becoming a master of all things pinball and finally becoming a

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Tone Evaluation of Two Romeo and Juliet Films

    Tone Evaluation of Two Romeo and Juliet Films

    Tone Evaluation of Two Romeo and Juliet Films With the use of costuming, lighting, and music, the romantic tone of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is less effectively portrayed in Franco Zeffirelli’s film but is portrayed more effectively in Baz Luhrmann’s film. Although Zeffirelli’s use of costuming conveys a somewhat romantic tone, Luhrmann’s use of costuming better conveys the romantic tone. In Zeffirelli’s film, Romeo is costumed in dark party clothes in the style of

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    Submitted: September 20, 2017 By: JDinkel
  • Tony Montana

    Tony Montana

    TONY MONTANA Antonio "Tony" Montana is a fictional character in the Brian DePalma film Scarface and the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours, portrayed by Al Pacino. Oliver Stone came up with the name by combining the last name of his then-favorite football player (Joe Montana) and the first name from the main character of the 1932 film version, played by Paul Muni. Tony Montana shows up in Miami from his native Cuba on

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Victor
  • Tool

    Tool

    For years rock music has had the label of being the senseless rants of angry white people. Most people who do not take the time to really listen to the lyrics of these songs pass them off as songs about hate, drugs or the troubles the artist has had in the past. The truth could not be farther from this. Many of the songs written by today’s top rock groups are songs with deep seeded

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Max
  • Top 50 Albums

    Top 50 Albums

    1 The Velvet Underground and Nico The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967) Though it sold poorly on its initial release, this has since become arguably the most influential rock album of all time. The first art-rock album, it merges dreamy, druggy balladry ('Sunday Morning') with raw and uncompromising sonic experimentation ('Venus in Furs'), and is famously clothed in that Andy Warhol-designed 'banana' sleeve. Lou Reed's lyrics depicted a Warholian New York demi-monde where hard drugs

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    Essay Length: 4,559 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Fatih

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