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“Deep Impact” by Mimi Leder

The dramatic feature of the movie is that the human life is threatened by the comet that is approaching the planet and the prognosis is that the entire human race can face extinction in a [...]
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“2001: A Space Odyssey” by Stanley Kubrick

The setting of "The Sentinel" is in the moon's plains of the Mare Crisium-the sea of Cries. There are also disparities between the two form used in telling the science fiction story in regard to [...]
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Frank Darabont’s Movie “The Green Mile”

The results of the interaction of the prisoners and the guards are the epitome of what happens on the ground. Wetmore represents the guards who would rather kill than assist the prisoners while Edgecomb takes [...]
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Zeitgeist by Peter Joseph

Also, there are some effects that are not seen to the average audience; thus, this essay will reveal some of the techniques of using the language effectively in the movie called Zeitgeist: The Movie 2007 [...]
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Gettinn the Point Across For a Movie

The "matrix" is a 1999 movie that explores the life of a man known as Thomas A. The "matrix" is a 1999 movie that explores the life of a man known as Thomas A.
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Social Aspects in the Movie ‘The Big One’

If somebody tells us from the screen of a TV set that everything is OK, and there is no aspects to worry about, would we reflect upon the destiny of those people who are under [...]
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Salt of the Earth by Herbert Biberman

The Movie Salt of the Earth acts as a historic tool that helps to identify the effects of the Cold War and Labor Unions. This is evident in the movie where there was the formation [...]
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Catch a Fire by Phillip Noyce

The movie is shot in a way that you can understand and come to the conclusion that black Africans are just the same people as we are: they are not half-starved and uneducated the stereotypes [...]
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Donnie Darko by Richard Kelly Review

He feels that he is living in a world of his own, a problem that is evident as the movie opens in the morning when he is found asleep in the middle of the road.
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“Proposition” by John Hillcoat

The presentation and depiction of indigenous culture of Australia is the main attraction of the film and this is the reason behind the selection of this particular movie for this assignment.
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“The Cairo Station” by Chahine

This research paper will give a brief study of the growth and development of the movie industry in Europe and other parts of the world, the paper will look at some of the ancient movie [...]
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The Movie “Run Lola Run” by Tykwer

When Jutta Hansen, the mistress of Lola's father, tells him that she is pregnant, she can say her piece in such a way as to get empathy from Lola's father and he decides to leave [...]
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Unique Imagery of “Road to Perdition” by Sam Mendes

Road to Perdition starts with the assassin of almost the whole clan of Michael Sullivan, which instills the feeling of revenge into the survivors' minds, Michael Sullivan, father, and his son, and drives them further [...]
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“Roger and Me” by Michael Moore: The Film Review

The same thing happens to the audience that watches the film by Moore: All the elements are realistic and can be supported with documentary materials, though they all are united in an alternative reality which [...]
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Art and the Politics of Censorship

The final act of the film is the most vital of all the scenes because the subject of the dispute elucidates the disparities between the director, producer, and censors.
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Movie Experiences with Different People

The situation is also different when you go to the movies with a friend because the sitting position varies, that is it might be anywhere from the center of the theater to the back depending [...]
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War Movie Analysis and Reflection

In The Longest Day, the plot of the movie discovers the solidarity of British-American allied troops along with the French soldiers during the D-Day.
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“Marie Antoinette” by Sophia Coppola

In any case, this paper will focus on the comparison of the film with the famous Madame Bovary by Flaubert, on the analysis of the message Coppola tries to render by her film - it [...]
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“Quills” by Philip Kaufman

Thereby, sexual candor is present in the movie to attract the viewers' attention to the notions of sexuality and sexual abuse.
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“Inkheart” by Iain Softley and Its Impact on Children

While the movie Inkheart is fantastic in essence, many children, especially under the age of ten, do not have the ability to distinguish between reality and fantasy. On the other side, Inkheart undermines the ability [...]
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“Daisy Miller” and The Age of Innocence

In a world of strict adherence to customs and traditions, in an age of innocence, these people dared to break the rules, to love and to be loved, to run counter the society with its [...]
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The Movie “V for Vendetta”

Therefore, even though that formally speaking, "V for Vendetta" portrays the hypothetical future of Britain being under the yoke of far-right dictatorship, it is quite impossible not to notice the fact that the hypothetical realities [...]
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Media Review. “Syriana” Film by Stephen Gaghan

Not accustomed to the discretion required for the desk job he is assigned to, he is again sent to the field and given the task of assassinating the emirate's foreign minister, Prince Nasir Al-Subaai.
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“Sometimes in April” Historical Drama Film

The protagonists of the story are two brothers Honore Butera, who works for the racially prejudiced Radio Television Libre des Mille Collines, and Augustin Muganza, a captain in the Rwandan army. It's a deeply touching [...]
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“Gone with the Wind” Film Analysis

The first issue is the hardships she faced, the second one is the rejections she had to face from her two lovers and the third one is the meeting and eventual falling in love with [...]
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Horror Movies: Term Definition and History

At the same time, the viewing of movies that are based on Steven King's stories usually makes people turn away their faces from the screen on a continuous basis, while being consumed by sheer horror, [...]
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Movies Marketing and Classification

With the high prices of movie theater entry and the expensive snack bar food and drink, the movies in theaters must be really special in a way that makes them best seen in a theater [...]
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NTV Advertisement Observation

They take place in between the show and before the show after the show. The show majorly is meant for lovers of logical thinking and youthful in nature.
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Desperate Housewives Reaction Paper

The serial is set in the street of Wisteria Lane in the fictional American town of Fairview. The show is about the lives of a group of women, living as neighbors and seen through the [...]
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Features of American and Indian Cinema

It is targeting no social issues or discussions of psychological complexities, rather it is the food for weekend entertainment, filling the appetite of the imagination and fantasies of a country that is gradually finding its [...]
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“The Passion of Christ” as a Christian Movie

As culture is defined as the processes that produce behaviors, practices, meanings, and institutions of our social existence, movies being a modern cultural communicator have a direct effect in shaping the society's beliefs and practices [...]
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Death in the “American History X” Movie

The plot of the movie unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vineyard, and as the movie progresses, one understands the real reason for the murder committed by the hero Edward Norton who plays the role [...]
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Generation Y in the “Matrix Reloaded” Film

Televisions large and small with cable boxes and satellite dishes, all kinds of audio cassettes and compact disc players, video games, the video cassette recorder, the computer, and the portable telephone have changed the way [...]
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The Film as Art and Entertainment

In some of the instances, in the process of portraying and representing culture, the film ends up glamorizing and popularizing the ideas, attitudes, beliefs, and values within the culture.
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Lessons from “The Pursuit of Happyness” Movie

The struggle of Chris Gardner to survive in this world financially and emotionally is a core theme in The Pursuit of Happyness that proves the correctness of choice to sit and watch the movie.
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“Django Unchained” Movie by Quentin Tarantino

After the Brittles are caught, Schultz and Django discover that Broomhilda had been sold to Calvin J. However, Calvin's house slave Stephen reveals the nature of Schultz's and Django's true plan and informs his master.
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Piedmont Media’s Algorithm

In order to streamline and enhance this process, Josh Lynn of Piedmont Media Research developed an algorithm that is likely to assist the professionals greatly.
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“Fast Food Nation” Movie by Richard Linklater

This is a story of how one of the most favorite things in the country is destroying people's health and undermining the belief that the world is a friendly and kind place where people love [...]
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“Salt of the Earth” vs. “On the Waterfront” Films

Moreover, the development of any community could be considered the chain of new issues that trigger the process of the development of a certain movement resulting in the acquisition of new ideas and further sophistication [...]
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American Youth in Films Since 1980s

In fact, the producers of films recognized the import of teenage experience as one of the biggest tools of marketing films to young people globally.
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“Dirty Dancing” Movie by Emile Ardolino

Overall, the movie was a great representation of dance and human relationships. I would recommend the movie to others, as it is a pleasant illustration of dance and human relationships.
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Immigrants’ Urban Life in “Entre Nos” Film

This is in regard to the growth, evolution, and advancement in the cities, the neighborhood concept, people-orientation, and density. In the center of all the anxiety and confusion, people value close friendship as the social [...]
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“The Great Gatsby” Film by Baz Luhrmann

The Great Gatsby is a film that stars Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Tom Buchanan, and the Southern Belle Daisy. The influence of the past comes out throughout the course of the film.
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Afro-Americans in the “Do the Right Thing” Comedy

Spike Lee's movie reflects the problem of ethnic stereotypes by depicting the way in which Afro-Americans defend their right to equality, showing how biases can be confronted, and exemplifying how the political sensibilities can be [...]
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“Fairy Tale Films” by P. Greenhill and S. Matrix

The publication of the Fairy Tale Films by Pauline Greenhill and Sidney Eve Matrix is timely because it seeks to reconstruct the relationship between the fairy tale movies and folklore, and the fairy tale genre.
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Elka: American Styled Soap Opera

The police found the knife in Elka's hands and her hands were soaked in her mother's blood. Now she is out of prison and out to get the person, who killed her mother, reconcile with [...]
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Racial Humor and Stereotypes in “Rush Hour 2”

Due to the influence of the process of globalization various cultures on our planet started to interact very closely, massive waves of migrations covered every country and the clash of customs, traditions, religions and lifestyles [...]
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Irish Culture and Stereotypes in The Quiet Man

Instead of focusing on capturing the essence of the Irish culture and interpreting it with the help of the means that cinematography has to offer, the director resorted to the traditional tropes, therefore, reducing the [...]
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Social Problems in The Godfather Movie

Although at some points the main characters of "The Godfather" are represented as honoured and fair, the analysis of the events constituting the movie's plot make it clear that the criminal behaviour can be proliferated [...]
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Amazon and Netflix: Movies Delivery

Amazon is also a leading marketer of movies in many parts of the world. The practice reduces the number of customers who purchase or rent movies from Amazon and Netflix.
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Media Violence Study

This is evident in the article, which was written by Grisham, where he explains that Sarah and Ben went to Memphis to watch the Grateful Dead Movie.
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Steven Spielberg: Behind the Scenes

Later on, Spielberg's work as the director of a full episode of "The Name of the Game" impressed studio bosses and Universal Studios signed him on for a four-film contract.
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The movie “Hancock”

The movie "Hancock" is a great example where the moral themes are aided by sounds and music, thus adding to the effectiveness and recognition of the moral code. One of the major themes of the [...]
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Biography of Peter Jackson

He works as a film producer, director, and screenwriter, who came to global recognition through his films The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
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Memory by analogy: Hiroshima mon amour

It is quite painful to recall the events that took place in Japan during the Second World War in the aftermath of the atomic bombing of the cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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Memory by Analogy

However, upon critical analysis, the author notes that the major focus of the film is not to compare the traumatic events experienced by the two main protagonists; rather, it attempts to demonstrate the common devastating [...]
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The Role of Music in the Sea Hawk

The focus of the paper is to demonstrate that music plays several roles in a Hollywood film titled "The Sea Hawk" that was released in 1940.
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Musical Themes in the Film “Conan the Barbarian”

The viewing of Conan the Barbarian leaves very little doubt as to the fact that, semantically speaking, the conceptual genre of this movie closely relates to the genre of Scandinavian sagas, which glorify the virtue [...]
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Youssef Chahine And Egyptian Popular Cinema

In the film Jamila the Algerian, tells the story of Djamila Bouhired a young lady from the nothern African country, who was in 1957 accused of terrorism and sentenced to death by the French.
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Movie Theater Ads

Although there are several modes of advertising, this research found out that movie theater is one of the best modes of advertising.
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