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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    Trainspotting “Over the years, heroin and addiction have provided the subject matter for more than a few noteworthy films.” The cult film Trainspotting, based on Irvine Welsh’s book of the same title, offers an attractive case study as it represents a wide view of British youth culture by considering a large number of issues such as the critiques of consumerism, Thatcherism, class stratification and gender identities. The film portrays the lifestyle of a group of

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Transitions to Early Swing Jazz

    Transitions to Early Swing Jazz

    Transitions to Early Swing Jazz There have been many different transitional periods in jazz history but no more as dramatic and unique as the change in the sound, the popularity, and the formation of early swing bands. These early bands first took shape out of period in jazz history called small combo jazz. This period of jazz his can be characterized for its use of collective and solo improvisation, a smoother rhythm, the use of

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    Essay Length: 1,075 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Monika
  • Trial

    Trial

    Procter & Gamble Co. is scrambling to put out an Internet wildfire over the safety of its new Pampers diapers, a crucial brand that accounts for about 11% of the company's revenue. Some mothers who blame the reengineered diapers for causing rashes, even "chemical burns," have started a Facebook page to detail their claims and press P&G to reverse course. The claims quickly gained traction, leading this month to a lawsuit and inquiries by product-safety

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    Submitted: April 27, 2011 By: izzy
  • Tristano's Music

    Tristano's Music

    Tristano's Music These three visionary artists offered music to the small public. Byzantine melodci lines, attenuated rhythms, acerbic harmonies. Thelonious Monk, the most admired Jazz composer ofthe postwar ear wrote only single chorus instrumental Melodies while the extended oks of such later players as john coltrane and Ornette Coleman are unrelated to the classical music tradition. Blind virtuoso focused on omplex linear improvisation that utilized polyrhythmic and poly tonal concepts. Using only a relatively few

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: regina
  • Troy

    Troy

    I reviewed the movie Troy (theater version), directed and produced by Wolfgang Peterson from January 19-22, 2008. The film is about the Trojan War, as described in Homer’s Iliad and other Greek myths. The Trojan War was considered the most critical event in the early history of ancient Greece. According to ancient reports, the Trojan War was started by a conflict between three of the leading goddesses. Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite held a contest to

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Yan
  • Troy

    Troy

    Troy Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for honor, and some for love. These attributes are emphasized in the movie “Troy.” Released in May 14, 2004, and directed by Wolfgang Petersen and inspired from Homer’s great epic, the Iliad. This movie tells the story of the passion of two of history's most legendary lovers, Paris, Prince of Troy (ORLANDO BLOOM) and Helen (DIANE KRUGER), Queen of Sparta, ignites a war that

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Yan
  • Troy

    Troy

    For centuries, the story of the Trojan War has been told- Many battles were fought over a woman. In the end, a gigantic wooden horse was rolled into Troy, not as a peace offering, but as a form of sneak attack. That should be the end of it, right? Wrong. What people don’t realize is that this battle was neither short lived or easily won. Many men lost their lives protecting the people they loved,

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Monika
  • True Coldplay

    True Coldplay

    True Coldplay One Particular Quartet from the United Kingdom has transformed themselves into a musical power far too big for the confines of Great Britain but was rather destine for America, “the land of opportunity” where they grew into a world power in the music industry. No, this is not the Beatles, but rather a group of four members currently sweeping the nation and the world with haunting falsetto’s and piano lines provided by front

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Truman Review

    Truman Review

    Philosophy 230 FILM REVIEW: TRUMAN SHOW The entire film, The Truman Show, is a very unique film is numerous forms. First of all, the whole story sequence gives you an unusual twist from the start. Jim Carey plays Truman Burbank who he thinks is a regular guy in a regular world, however it turns out that Truman is the star of a TV show. Truman knows unusual things happen to him but he doesn’t connect

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Tubuh Dan Jiwa Baru Ala Telkom

    Tubuh Dan Jiwa Baru Ala Telkom

    Tubuh dan Jiwa Baru Ala Telkom Di era modern yang diliputi dengan kemajuan teknologi yang begitu cepat, membuat beberapa perusahaan melakukan transformasi bisnis di tubuh perusahaannya dengan tujuan untuk memperoleh manfaat seperti menciptakan daya tahan dan daya saing yang lebih besar, meningkatkan kemampuan organisasi agar memiliki daya dukung yang lebih kuat, menciptakan nilai dan penghasilan finansial yang lebih besar, serta berpeluang lebih besar menjadi perusahaan yang bertaraf dunia. Transformasi bisnis itu sendiri adalah seluruh proses

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: ireneputri
  • Tupac Resurrection

    Tupac Resurrection

    Pieced together seven years after his death through an array of sound bites from conversations, interviews, and recorded thoughts, Tupac: Resurrection successfully separates “2Pac,” entertainer extraordinaire from Tupac Amaru Shakur, son of Afeni Shakur. Far from the typical superficial fare of documentaries, Tupac: Resurrection is presented in a very deeply earnest matter-of-fact style. As such, it occupies a unique place in the realm of documentaries and is presented in more of a candid autobiographical style.

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1971. He was born in the ghetto and his mother was Afeni Shakur. Afeni was a black panther. She had tried to have many children prior to the birth of Tupac but always had miscarriages. However, when Tupac was born, she knew something was special about him. She seemed to feel a different type of spirit in Tupac than anyone she had ever met. She

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Max
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur What is a thug? Many people consider a thug to be some big gangster- who sells drugs, has been in trouble with the law, is rebellious, etc. According to Tupac Shakur, the term “thug” means the underdog, not a criminal or someone who is going to hit you over the head in the street- as the media portrays the word (Shakur 122). Even though the images of some rappers seem to send the

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Tupac Shakur and Wallace

    Tupac Shakur and Wallace

    Shakur and Wallace are known as two of the greatest rap artists of all time. Both of these men were murdered in the past 6 years. After the death of Shakur, there was a lot of controversy about who had killed him and if he was really dead or not. He was killed in 1996 so the talk had stopped for many years until last month. Before I get into the new findings, I’ll give

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tupac Shakur Biography

    Tupac Shakur Biography

    Tupac Shakur 1971-1996 Born: June 16, 1971 in New York, New York, United States Died: September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Ethnicity: African American Occupation: Rap Musician, Musician, Actor "Don't shed a tear for me ... / I ain't happy here / I hope they bury me and send me to my rest / Headlines readin' murdered to death."--from "If I Die Tonight" on Me against the World (1995) BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY With

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing?

    Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing?

    Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing? In the same fashion that Elvis defined Rock ‘n’ Roll; Tupac Shakur defined the hip-hop music scene, as we know it today. What made Tupac (also known as 2Pac, or Makaveli) so special were his enormous talent, his on screen friendly looks, and the sense that he was “real” and talked the talk, while walking the walk. Tupac was born on June 16, 1971, Tupac Amaru Shakur. He

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Turlough O’ Carolan, Irish Music

    Turlough O’ Carolan, Irish Music

    Irish Music Turlough O’ Carolan (1670 –1738) An exploration of his inspirational sources, musical style and unique contribution to Irish music. Introduction Turlough O’ Carolan has as a composer, poet and musician contributed to Irish music in a unique way. I am going to explore his musical influences and style and his inspirational sources, and show how Carolan’s music has continued to shape Irish music both during his lifetime, throughout history and in recent times.

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Monika
  • Tv Drama Analysis

    Tv Drama Analysis

    Jaime Sommers known as “Michelle Ryan” starring in the American science fiction TV drama series Bionic Woman is aimed at a young target audience. Her character began as a bartender but was circumstantially involved in a car accident which left her at deaths door; only to be saved from death after receiving experimental medical implants. Bionic Woman is a classic story of girl (Jamie Sommers) meets boy (Will Anthros), boy gets girl pregnant, boy asks

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Victor
  • Tv Show Review on 24 Season 6

    Tv Show Review on 24 Season 6

    TV Show: 24 season 6 Those who loved last year's season of 24, from the breathtaking surprise of the Palmer assassination to the tension delight of Jean Smart's first lady, should adjust their expectations for a more unsettling start. The new issue at hand this year, a string of terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists is far more closely tied to modern America's worst waking nightmares. The change also is reflected in Jack Bauer, who returns

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Tv Show: American Idol

    Tv Show: American Idol

    TV show: American Idol Number of ads from 9-10: 52 Since primetime television is statistically the time when the most people are watching television, this is when the most ads are shown. Many TV shows in prime time have what feels like more ads than actual show time. Over the course of on hour from 9-10 when American Idol was on Fox network played 52 ads. These ads covered a wide range of products, services

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Twelve Angry Men

    Twelve Angry Men

    Twelve Angry Men is a wonderful film that dramatizes the "imperfections" inherent in the American jury system. Simultaneously, it delivers the powerful message that because we are human beings and not machines, it is in the nature of things that justice demands such a system. At the outset, eleven jurors vote in favor of convicting the accused without even discussing a single shred of the evidence presented at trial. Only one brave juror refuses to

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: regina
  • Twelve Years as a Slave

    Twelve Years as a Slave

    In the movie Twelve Years as A Slave, Violence plays a role which render Solomon Northup’s transformation from a free man to a slave. Some forms of violence that takes place are beating, hanging, and whipping. In the movie, while Solomon is kidnapped to a slave pen by Brown and Hamilton, A slave trader whipping Solomon to force him to accept his new status as a runaway slave from Georgia. Later, the slave trader give

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    Submitted: February 12, 2017 By: ytch
  • Two Can Play That Game - Movie Analysis

    Two Can Play That Game - Movie Analysis

    Natasha Wessels Comm 140 Section C Movie Analysis Essay April 15, 2007 Interpersonal Communication is communication that occurs within interpersonal relationships. (pp132) Interpersonal relationships involve people who are interdependent. (pp133) These relationships can be complicated, but by expanding one's knowledge and learning new skills, one can improve their satisfaction within interpersonal relationships. There are three basic interpersonal needs that are satisfied through interaction with others. These needs are inclusion or becoming involved with others, affection

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Monika
  • Two Great Rebellion Films

    Two Great Rebellion Films

    Rebellion is a common topic in movies because it draws in audiences with its bad boys and bad attitudes. Two of the greatest rebellion movies of all time are Rebel Without a Cause, starring James Dean, and Bonnie and Clyde, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. The opening scene in Rebel Without a Cause shows a drunken teenage boy lying in the street, giggling, while he plays with a toy. The directors of these

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Janna
  • Ubiquitous Man

    Ubiquitous Man

    Ubiquitous Man A glance over the world from the point of view of a Science Fiction Writer who assumes that Time is waved to all directions Motto: The only thing you have really got is what you are and it is on you forever. Mihaela Bufnila ASSUMPTIONS If God had died what would be the use of beautiful language and why would “beautiful” exist or function anymore deep down the oceans? If I multiply and

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    Essay Length: 255 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • Uk Music Business Overview

    Uk Music Business Overview

    This report will look at each association and organisation in turn and assess their relevance to an artist/writer running their own record label. The report will discuss the various aims, functions, purpose, finances and structures of each organisation while also showing what interest they have in intellectual property. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) was formally incorporated in 1973 when initially its aims were to combat the growing problem of music piracy. Since then, the

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Ultimate Gift - Nigel

    Ultimate Gift - Nigel

    I feel that this movie was very meaningful and takes a lot of time to fully understand it. The main character, Jason Stevens, persevered through to the end and along the way learned how to be a better person. He showed honesty when he told Emily he had no friends and was in need of one. He also showed sanctity of life when he tried his best to run away from the kidnappers and

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • Uncertainty in Our Life

    Uncertainty in Our Life

    After learning the concept of post-modernism in class and doing some research on the internet, I have a rough idea of what the postmodernism is. In this essay I will discuss the postmodern elements in the movie Ў°Run Lola RunЎ±. By watching this movie, I think that Ў°Run Lola RunЎ± is a movie which is fast paced, exciting and attractive. Moreover, it offers three sections, each comprising the same story, but told in contrasting

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Artur
  • Uncovering Cliques: The Brekfast Club

    Uncovering Cliques: The Brekfast Club

    The Breakfast Club is very different from almost every other entry into what was (at the time) a burgeoning genre. Instead of relying on the staples of bare flesh, crass humor, and brainless plots, this movie focuses on five dissimilar characters, is almost entirely dialogue-driven, and doesn't offer even a glimpse of a breast or buttock. It's a story about communication gaps, teen isolation, and the angst that everyone (regardless of how self-assured they seem)

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    Essay Length: 392 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Yan
  • Understanding Spirituals Differently at Different Times

    Understanding Spirituals Differently at Different Times

    Understanding Spirituals Differently at Different Times Given the spiritual’s origins as religious-themed folksongs of the American slave population, the repertory has, in large measure, stayed constant since the Civil War. Yet the ways we have understood and performed this repertory have changed dramatically over time. Tracing this history sheds light on larger forces at play within American culture, especially issues of race. In the large, spirituals have changed in function along the following lines: The

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna

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