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  • 2 Super Villians

    2 Super Villians

    FCC Parents The FCC Parents website is a source made available for parents who are looking to monitor what their children are hearing and seeing. This website offers information for parents and ways that they can further monitor the media their child takes in when watching television, using the internet, or even using the phone. One page of the site outlines the Children’s Television Rules which say that there must be a core educational or

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    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: Artur
  • 2001 a Space Odyssey

    2001 a Space Odyssey

    2001 Space Odyssey The film segment chosen was the final scene from Stanley Kubrik^s 2001 A Space Odyssey made in 1968. As the name would suggest, the film is set almost entirely in the future. Already having projected itself over 30 years into the future, it would be safe to assume that this motion picture offers a wealth of imagery and futuristic vision. It does. It is towards the end of the film, however,

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    Essay Length: 1,731 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • 2001 Space Odyssey

    2001 Space Odyssey

    According to Ingmar Bergman, “No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls” (www.bartleby.com). Perhaps this is why, nearly forty years after its creation, Stanley Kubrick’s film, “2001: A Space Odyssey” continues to be hailed as one of the best films of all time. At first, this seemingly simplistic film, with minimal dialogue and a painstakingly slow pace, has

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Anna
  • 20th Century Music

    20th Century Music

    By the turn of the century and for the next few decades, artists of all nationalities were searching for exciting and different modes of expression. Composers such as Arnold Schoenberg explored unusual and unorthodox harmonies and tonal schemes. French composer Claude Debussy was fascinated by Eastern music and the whole-tone scale, and created a style of music named after the movement in French painting called Impressionism. Hungarian composer Bйla Bartуk continued in the traditions of

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    Essay Length: 408 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Tasha
  • 24 and How It Fits into Many Genres

    24 and How It Fits into Many Genres

    A genre is a group of texts that have similar features(Messere,2006) ; genre is another word for category (1957, Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language). In television shows are placed in categories such as situation comedies, soap operas, cartoons and all types of dramas. Sometimes a new show comes along and can not be placed in to any existing category without denying certain aspects of that show(Creighton,2003). The show takes bits and

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: David
  • 28 Days

    28 Days

    28 Days In the movie 28 days, emotional and physical the ups and downs of Gwen while in the treatment center are shown through many things and people. The movie itself is about this woman who is an alcohol abuser, and is forced to be put in a treatment after she screws up her sisters wedding and destroys property. It shows the different activities in the center that are used to cure everybody. In the

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Monika
  • 2pac

    2pac

    “Dear Mama!” You are appreciated... When I was young, me and my mama had beef 17 years old kicked out on tha streets though back in tha time, I never thought I'd see her face ain't a woman alive that can take my mommas place suspended from school, scared ta go home I was a fool with tha big boys breaking all tha rules shed tears with my baby sister over tha years we

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • 39 Steps

    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 pinky

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    Submitted: January 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • 4 Disciplines of Visual and Performing Arts

    4 Disciplines of Visual and Performing Arts

    Visual and performing arts enrich our lives in a variety of ways. They entertain us, educate us about the world, let us see our world in a different way, and help us record our world for future generations. There are many different forms of visual and performing arts. In this essay, I will discuss painting, music, theater, and dance. Painting is the art of putting a medium on a flat surface with a brush. The

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Mikki
  • 43 Great Coctails

    43 Great Coctails

    Cocktails Apple cocktail Ingredients: Almond, Amaretto, Apple Schnaps, Coffee Liquer (Kalua), Lime, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice Apple cocktail Black Russian Ingredients: Vodka, Coffee Liquer (Kalua) Stir 4cl vodka with 2cl coffee liqueur into a whiskey glass. Add ice. Bloody Mary Ingredients: , Worcester Sauce, Tabasco, Tomato Juice, Lemon 4cl Vodka, 1cl lemon juice, salt, 1 dash of Worcestersauce, 1 dash of Tabasco, black pepper, 10cl tomato juice in shaker. Shake well and pour it in

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent

    50 Cent (born Curtis James Jackson on July 6, 1975[1] in Queens, New York) is a popular African-American rapper, also known as Fitty or Fifty, who rose to fame following the success of his 2003 debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin'. Biography Once almost unknown outside his hometown of Southside Jamaica, Queens, 50 Cent is currently one of the most well-known and commercially successful rappers of the decade. Because the success of an artist

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Top
  • 60 Second Sequence Analyse of I-Robot

    60 Second Sequence Analyse of I-Robot

    Throughout this essay I will be analysing a sixty second sequence of the film I-Robot. Directed by Alex Proyas, the film was released in 2004 and was a hit at the box office. The film is an action-thriller inspired by Isaac Asimov’s classic short story collection. Asimov’s books set forth the three laws of robotics. Law 1. A Robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • 60’s Mixing and Equipment

    60’s Mixing and Equipment

    60’s Mixing and Equipment Mixing stuff in the 60s ranged from absolutely absurd to top-shelf. In my research, I found that the silicon device was the single biggest step forward for consumer gear. Germanium devices were too unstable to design with although they did, pretty much, send men into space with the stuff. The biggest drivers for equipment in the 60s was the reduction in heat and weight and a potential rise in reliability once

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Top
  • 7th Heaven

    7th Heaven

    One TV show that has meaning to me within the show is “7th Heaven.” The show is based on the lives of a preacher, his wife, and seven children. The show, “7th Heaven,” started when I was in 6th grade, in 1999, and I hardly ever miss an episode. Each episode holds a life lesson that everyone can connect with in some way. “7th Heaven” has captured the hearts of television audiences with its

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tasha
  • A Beautifiul Mind

    A Beautifiul Mind

    May 6, 2006 beautful mind ----------------------------------- Mental illness is a disorder of the brain that results in a disruption of a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, and ability to relate to others. For someone who’s never had a mental illness, it may be hard to imagine what life would be like for someone who does. The film “A Beautiful Mind” is about a mathematician, John Nash, who suffers from schizophrenia. Through his anguish, we gain knowledge

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind is an inspiring story about triumph over schizophrenia, among the most devastating and disabling of all mental disorders. But how realistic is its portrayal of recovery? Advertisements accurately tout the movie as an intensely human drama "revolving around the grand themes of great triumph over intense adversity and the power of unwavering love." Based on the book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar, the movie has been praised by mental health

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Tasha
  • A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind is a very well thought out and directed movie. In my opinion it’s one of the best movies of all time, and the irony in that is the movie is based on a true story. This movie always kept my attention, it has an all-star cast, and the fact that it’s based on a true story is unbelievable. A Beautiful Mind is very intriguing and my mind never wandered

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    Essay Length: 314 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    Mental illness is a disorder of the brain that results in a disruption of a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, and ability to relate to others. For someone who’s never had a mental illness, it may be hard to imagine what life would be like for someone who does. The film “A Beautiful Mind” is about a mathematician, John Nash, who suffers from schizophrenia. Through his anguish, we gain knowledge of a life with mental illness.

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind This was a superb movie although it was not original from the standpoint of being the first movie about schizophrenia, it was first the time I have seen this sickness manifest itself like that. The movie was based on a true story is about a brilliant mathematician John Nash, who was suffering from a very severe case of schizophrenia for many years un-noticed, it begun in his teenage years. He believed that

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    Essay Length: 900 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    Reflection Paper I haven’t had much personal experience with anyone that has a mental Illness diagnosis, nor have I been diagnosed with one. However, I work with a young female that we will call Jen. Jen has been diagnosed with Bipolar and Depression. I interviewed Jen and I will let her describe her diagnosis, her symptoms, how she has learned to cope with them, and the medications that she is taking to manage her

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Beautiful Mind - Film Review

    A Beautiful Mind - Film Review

    A Beautiful Mind: Film Review A Beautiful Mind tells a different side of story that not many have ever thought of before. It is a movie about a mathematician genius whose life is turned completely around when people who do not exist come alive in the person's mind. The underlying theme is ultimately genius versus madness. What is the cost of being truly extraordinary? Being genius may not always have its perks. To be extraordinary,

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Beautiful Mind by Ron Howard

    A Beautiful Mind by Ron Howard

    The film ‘A Beautiful Mind’ by Ron Howard is an excellent movie. It has so many features that make it a good movie. Russell Crowe is a very good actor and he perfectly portrays the life of John Forbes Nash. The story of Nash is so compelling and it draws you into the movie. This movie has a wonderful soundtrack that adds so much emotion to the film. In my opinion the elements that make

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    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Beautiful Mind Review

    A Beautiful Mind Review

    A Beautiful Mind Review A Beautiful Mind tells the life story of John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner who struggled through most of his adult life with schizophrenia. Directed by Ron Howard, this becomes a tale not only of one man's battle to overcome his own disability, but of the overreaching power of love - a theme that has been shown by many films that I enjoy. A Beautiful Mind may have been developed to

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    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Bout De Souffle

    A Bout De Souffle

    'A bout de souffle', Jean-Luc Godard's eerste 'feature' film (1960), heeft een vrij simpele verhaallijn, dat geschreven is door vroegere collega en vriend Francois Truffaut: Een man steelt een auto in Marseilles en rijdt naar Parijs. Tijdens deze rit wordt de hoofdpersoon, Michel Poiccard, aangehouden door de politie wegens het overschrijden van de maximum snelheid, waarna hij een agent neerschiet en rennend verder gaat naar de lichtstad. In Parijs moet hij geld ophalen bij een

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A Brief Examination of the Tragic Element in Madama Butterfly

    A Brief Examination of the Tragic Element in Madama Butterfly

    A Brief Examination of Madama Butterfly’s Tragic Element Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is an intense display of one woman’s tragic spiral into the depths of false hope and despair ending in her death. The tragic element in this story has many layers, because it derives from the shortcomings that each character possesses. In addition the tragic element, Cio Cio San’s decline and death, is a consequence of the clashing of many cultural variables. The blame

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Bronx Tale

    A Bronx Tale

    The movie “A Bronx Tale” is obviously set in the Bronx and sets a young man Calogero Anello, “C” against the trials and tribulations of growing up incorruptible, in a neighborhood of mob crime and wayward minors. The movie holds characters that fit delinquency terms such as chronic offenders, and characters that fit theories such as the choice theory. Calogero at the end of the movie seems to have an identity crisis as mentioned

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    Essay Length: 1,370 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Steve
  • A Bronx Tale

    A Bronx Tale

    In the movie “A Bronx Tale” which is staged in the Bronx, New York, circa 1968, many narratives as well as visual motifs are present. The movie mixes many narrative structures such as the intertwinement of race, morals, and a kid growing up in the Bronx during this time. It also demonstrates the larger picture about the mafia and the power that seems to overcome everyone who gets involved. A prime example of a bound

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Bronx Tale - Review

    A Bronx Tale - Review

    Movie Review: A Bronx Tale “The choices you make will shape your life forever,” a quote that haunts several characters throughout the movie A Bronx Tale. Calogero (also known as Cee), played by Francis Capra (age 9) and by Lillo Brancato(age 17) , narrates “his” story about growing up in the Bronx, New York in the 1960’s. Cee is faced with many decisions throughout his life that makes it what it is today. Sonny also

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Cinderella Man

    A Cinderella Man

    The recent trend in sports films is to amplify a sport’s importance and relevance, redefining a game as far more than just a game. Unlike personal stories such as “Rocky” or “Raging Ball,” each from the ‘70’s, sports films now have wider meanings. In films like “Legend of Bagger Vance” and “Seabiscuit,” they have been depicted with a new degree of social import, varying in their ability to transform, say, a horse race into a

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Clockwork Man

    A Clockwork Man

    A Clockwork Orange received critical acclaim, made more than thirty million dollars at the box office, and was nominated for various awards; however, this esteemed film was outlawed from the nation of Great Britain in order to curb its immoral content from permeating society. Before all the controversy began, A Clockwork Orange was a novel, written mostly in Russian, by Anthony Burgess. Stanley Kubrick is known to critics as a film maker who probes the

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    Essay Length: 1,027 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Edward

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