movies and tv

Lord Of The Rings

Austin Mosier The Lord of the Rings, also known as LOTR, is a series of books written by J.R.R Tolkein written between the years of 1937 and 1949. About a young Hobbit by the name of Frodo that goes against the evil Lord of the Rings to destroy the one...

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CS Lewis

From 1917 to 1919 Lewis enrolled himself in the Somerset Light Infantry while attending Keble College. Lewis graduated from Oxford University in 1923. He tutored in English at Magdalen College for nearly thirty years. From 1954 to 1963 Lewis became a professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University....

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Shylock In The Merchant Of Venice

As one of the most complex characters in English literature, Shylock plays a central role in ‘The Merchant of Venice’ by William Shakespeare. He should not be thought of as simple and on dimensional, for it is Shylock’s virtues and flaws that highlight the thought-provoking elements of the play. The...

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Gender Class and Race Stereotypes in American Television

Gender, Class, and Race Stereotypes in American Television A Content Analysis Gender, class, and race stereotypes abound in contemporary society, much like they have done throughout human history. With the advent of television, however, stereotypical assumptions have become so pervasive, and so diffused, that some call for a serious and...

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DEAD FAMOUS – BEN ELTON

One house. Ten contestants. Thirty cameras. Forty microphones. One survivor. One murder. Nine weeks, No excuses, no escape. The book is about the lives of 10 ‘ordinary’ people, living in the Peeping Tom House, the English counterpart of ‘Big Brother’. When a murder happens in front of million of viewers,...

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Gattaca – sci-fi movie directed by Andrew Niccol

Gattaca is a sci-fi movie directed by Andrew Niccol. In the cast of this movie there are some important actors like Ethan Hawke (as Vincent), Uma Thurman (as Irene) and Jude Law (as Jerome). This film is the critical representation of an hypothetical future society driven by genes manipulation: the...

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein From Mary Shelly’s original book Adaptation by Margrete Lamond This book is an adaptation of the most famous horror story in the English language, FRANKENSTEINE. This book is based on the horrific journey of one man called Victor Frankenstein. He was a child of a very wealthy family in...

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V For Vendetta Film Analysis

“Remember, remember, the fifth of November; gunpowder, treason and plot. I know of no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot.” The movie ‘V for Vendetta’ was released in 30 March 2006 (Greece). The 106 minute is an adaptation of the graphic novel V for Vendetta by Alan Moore...

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Violence And Censorship

Television, Violence and Censorship 


Society has been bombarded with violence from the beginning of time. These concerns about violence in the media have been around way before television was even introduced. Nevertheless, there have been numerous studies, research, and conferences done over the years on television, but the issue still...

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Invisible Woman

Invisible Woman Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man may be centered on the unnamed narrator of the novel who cannot seem to find himself, but the book has more subtle, possibly unintentional, underlying themes. Throughout the course of the novel, Invisible Man comes across several different women who are all displayed essentially...

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King Of The Hill Accurately Depicts Adolescents

“I hate being an only child,” Emilia thought to herself while she stared into the mirror. Lately all Emilia could think about is the fact that her thirteenth birthday was a week away. Would the fact that she would be a teenager change the way her parents and friends look...

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Fight Club

“The novel has provided filmmakers with an abundance of material to transform from the written word to visually engaging movies over the years. There are however fundamental difference between the two mediums which make this transference’s from one to the other quiet problematic. Using an example of a film adapted...

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6 Major Advantages Of Russian European Women Over American Women

6 Major Advantages of Russian/European Women Over American Women (What the average American doesn’t know and will never hear from their politically correct feminist media) Introductory Note: As someone who has approached and met literally thousands of women in Russia/Europe and America, and who personally knows hundreds of women throughout...

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Breakfast Club Martin Scorsese analysis of his directorial talent

There are lots of great teen films from many talented directors. When it comes down to it, though, only one filmmaker truly made a career out of it – John Hughes. I don’t know if he is the type of guy who never grew up, or the type who lamented...

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The Collector

The Collector, by John Fowles is a novel about many themes but one major theme through out the book is about social classes, the few and the many. This theme is seen repeatedly through out the book because of two characters that come together by unfortunate reasons who represent the...

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To Hide

Espionage: the world of secret agencies, foreign countries and James Bond Gadgets? No. The modern spy is very different from the image we see in movies, but how different? Are there ladies in foreign embassies, wearing red dresses, waiting to climb onto the getaway boat, only to be tied up...

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THE OUTSIDER BY SE HINTON

Cameron Bryant Ms. Stuart English 10 THE OUTSIDER BY S. E. HINTON The Outsiders was set in the e1960’s in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ponyboy Curtis who belongs to a gang of kids that call themselves the Greasers because of their long greasy hair have a long going argument with another gang...

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Shrek

Use of Presentational Devices in Shrek to Reverse the Traditional Fairytale Incomplete Essay In traditional fairytales, ogres are man-eating beasts. The prince usually rescues the princess, they marry and live happily every after. How do the makers of ‘shrek’ use presentational devices to reverse this tradition, to reveal the ogre...

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An Inconvenient Truth Film Analysis

In the film documentary “An Inconvenient Truth”, former Vice President Al Gore primarily discusses the topic of global warming and the possible adverse effects that the world may have to face due to unawareness of this significant issue. In the movie, Gore seems to portray the general public as careless...

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Blockbuster Vs Netflix in the video rental space

For so many years, Blockbuster dominated the market of video rentals. When the company started opening stores around the country, there was hardly any competition. The company had the tools and the financial backing to expand rapidly into cities and towns. Blockbuster offered its customer a large selection of recently...

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Standing In Two States At The Same Time

You start off in life knowing absolutely nothing. You’re just an innocent child, going about as all children do. Playing, laughing, and not knowing what is ahead and what is ever going to be expected of you, or how you are going to be as a person when you get...

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Pursuit Of Happiness A Fleeting Moment Of Self Satisfaction

Pursuit of Happiness: A Fleeting Moment of Self-Satisfaction When we congratulate each other on an important event in our lives, an indispensable component of our wishes is happiness. We all have our own understanding of happiness. According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (2008), one of the definitions of happiness is...

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David Lynch Works

The Evil That Men Do In 1988 David Lynch painted “Shadow of a Twisted Hand Across My House” and in 1990 “Suddenly My House Became a Tree of Sores”. They are simple childlike images painted over a dark background, reflecting the darkness and fear a child can experience within their...

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Pop Culture Movies

This paper is about crime films and how the films are portrayed from being a criminal and a cop. Many films have different ways of showing how cops react and how they are portrayed in the movie and how criminals are portrayed in movies. In some movies the criminal is...

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The Portrayal of Big Business in the Movie, You’ve Got Mail

The Portrayal of Big Business in the Movie, You’ve Got Mail. Power hungry, greedy, over-worked, selfish, cutthroat, ruthless, rushed, big, sterile, and office buildings. These are nouns or adjectives that many people associate with the term big business. Who’s to blame for these stereotypes? Is it the media or big...

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