Film & Theater Essays and Term Papers
Alexander The Great DocumentaryNetflix, August 1, 2012
National Geographic: Beyond the Movie: Alexander The Great
This documentary was about the life of Alexander the Great. Alexander was a megalomaniac, he was brutal and fought for glory. He believed he could be more than mortal, a God. After his father King Philip was ...
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The Humour Changes In SitcomsIntroduction
1.1 This report explains in depth how the sitcoms have changed over time in the way families were seen throughout the generations, the expectations of the family's humour in the two sitcoms used different types of humour to capture the audience's attention. Two sitcoms from ...
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Antigone: Differences and Similarities Between Antigone and CreonIn the play “Antigonę” by Sophocles, the martyr Antigonę and the tragic hero Creon show how one can be so similar yet so different at the same time. Antigonę is a self-less woman who performs a self-sacrificing deed of going against the king to honor her dead brother Polyneicęs. Creon, the king ...
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NevaNeva is the name of the play. It was written and directed by Chilean playwright Guillermo CalderĂłn and translated by Andrea Thome, the production is a part of the Under the Radar Festival at the Public Theatre. CalderĂłn sets his play in St. Petersburg, Russia on January 2, 1905. This infamous ...
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"Sleepers" is a movie about four young boys whose lives take a dramatic turn. As kids, all four were sent to reform school after accidentally killing someone during a cruel prank. Firstly, this movie included Robert DeNiro. Dustin Hoffman. Brad Pitt. Jason Patric. Kevin Bacon. Minnie ...
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Film Essay On JunoShawn Madden
Film Analysis Paper
Juno is a film about a teenage girl named, Juno that gets pregnant by her friend, Pauli Bleeker, who is actually in love with Juno. After accepting the fact that she is pregnant, Juno considers terminating the pregnancy. Juno ...
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Dances With WolvesDances with Wolves!!
This movie was filled with lots of action for soldiers and Indians. Suddenly when a soldier is moved to a point of Indian Territory for his post. His life will get hard and easy.
Dances with Wolves starts in a very ...
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Groundhog DayDinisha Patel
Billy Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliot, all star in the 1993 film, Groundhog Day. Billy Murray plays Phil Connors, an overconfident Pittsburgh weatherman, who is assigned an assignment on a Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney. During his hated assignment, ...
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Greek Values in PlaysZamin Akmal
Period 7 - IRLA
The Greeks had many values that they expressed throughout their cultures. These values show up in Greek works of literature as in the Iliad and the Odyssey. These values also appear in Greek plays such as ``Antigone''. These values were important to ...
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In 1976, the South African government declared a state of emergency. For the next thirteen years, schoolchildren adopted a campaign of resistance. Over 750 were killed, over 10,000 arrested, many more tortured and assaulted. This film is ...
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Death Of A SalesmanDeath of a Salesman is a play founded on the exploited idea of the American Dream. It is set in the 1940’s, a period of time that was plagued by depression and hardship for many average families chasing the American dream. The devastating effects of the great depression and World War II were ...
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Good and Evil in CasablancaThe movie that I have chosen is 1942s, "Casablanca." To give a brief background of the movie, it is a suspenseful, romantic melodrama of two young men that want the attention of the same woman. Victor Laszlo was locked away in a concentration camp, and while there, Ricky fell in love with ...
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Twister Comparison With The RealityJacqulin Samad
27 May 2012
Twister Film Comparison with the Real World
In the film, Twister, there were several scenes in the movie where certain things or information didn’t seem to match with the reality of things. For instance, a beginning scene from the movie, when the main characters ...
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Hunger Games Film ReviewHunger Games Film Review
Adapted from the adolescent hit novel, the film version of the "Hunger Games" has attracted many teenage fans worldwide both girls and boys. Unlike "Twilight" it is more than just a simple love story. Set in the dystopia known as Panem, every year from the twelve ...
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Kite Runner Film ReviewKite Runner Film Review
Touching on the heartstrings of human compassion, "The Kite Runner" is a movie that is not stylistically typical of Hollywood. For the most part, it takes place in Afghanistan exposing the modern day violence that it is now known for and contrasting it with the main ...
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Oedipus NotesTOPIC 5: GREEK DRAMA
OEDIPUS REX BY SOPHOCLES MARKING SCHEME
1996: Compare and contrast the characters of Oedipus and Creon in Sophocles' play Oedipus the King.
4 points: 12, 12, 13, 13.
. Quick to action
. Open and eager ...
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Henry V Monologue - CatherineHenry V Monologue - Catherine
Love, love, oh how I love him. Je t'aime roi Henri. Ah Alice, how I love him. He is so noble and humble and wise and strong. Who would have thought that I could love my countries enemy? As a woman how precious is a life, to live only to be a wife; to have and to ...
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A Mile in His ShoesA Mile in His Shoes
In this world we are all different. Some of us are tall, short, light skinned, dark skinned, petite, and full figured. Some of us wear glasses to see and some use wheelchair’s to move. We are all unique and special in our own way.
In the movie “A Mile in His Shoes” the ...
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Sophie’s choiceSophie's Choice
The movie "Sophie's Choice" directed by Alan J. Pakula in 1982 tells the story of a Polish woman, Sophie, who suffers from the trauma of what she has experienced in Auschwitz concentration camp. The movie describes the Nazi brings enormous suffering to innocent people. Although ...
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Example Pitch for Theatre ProductionPitch for Sound - Flowers for Algernon
My name is Alex Durham. I've been doing theatre for a year now, but in that year I've done costume, makeup, acting, and sound. Obviously, I'm very flexible and I have a diverse skill set. However, I felt I was far better on the sound crew, under Brittany ...
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Tragic Heroes in AntigoneBethany Vaughn
Honors 10[th] Literature and Composition
September 20, 2013
The story Antigone by Sophocles follows a woman named Antigone, the daughter of a fallen King, who is willing to stand up for her dead brother, Polyneices, regardless of law. In the play we ...
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The Graduate EssayStephanie Valentine
10 October 2013
Post Graduate Symptoms
Benjamin Braddock, the lead character of The Graduate directed by Mike Nichols an average suburban kid growing up in the sixties had his entire life ahead of him; but his lack of care throughout his life ...
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Romeo and JulietRomeo and Juliet, the one story we all know. This story is written by the most famous writer of all time, William Shakespeare. If this isn't clear enough yet, the phrase `Oh Romeo, Oh Romeo, wherefore are thou Romeo? Will make it even clearer. We see the language of love between Romeo and Juliet in ...
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape Analysis`Arnie is a burden but acts as Gilbert's mouthpiece'
Throughout the film Gilbert feels he has to care and take responsibility for Arnie all through each and every day. Although, Arnie's behaviour forces him to get frustrated and annoyed, Arnie is helpful though being Gilbert's and sometimes the ...
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